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              The Gospel of John, Chapter 1
1   In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,
    and the Word was God.
2   The same was in the beginning with God.
3   All things were made by him:  and without him was made
    nothing that was made.
4   In him was life, and the life was the light of men.
5   And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did
    not comprehend it.
6   There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
7   This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the
    light, that all men might believe through him.
8   He was not the light, but was to give testimony of the
9   That was the true light, which enlighteneth every man that
    cometh into this world.
10  He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and
    the world knew him not.
11  He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
12  But as many as received him, he gave them power to be made
    the sons of God, to them that believe in his name.
13  Who are born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh,
    nor of the will of man, but of God.
14  And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we
    saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten
    of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
15  John beareth witness of him, and crieth out, saying: This
    was he of whom I spoke: He that shall come after me, is
    preferred before me: because he was before me.
16  And of his fulness we all have received, and grace for
17  For the law was given by Moses; grace and truth came by
    Jesus Christ.
18  No man hath seen God at any time: the only begotten Son
    who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
19  And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent from
    Jerusalem priests and Levites to him, to ask him:  Who art
20  And he confessed, and did not deny:  and he confessed:  I
    am not the Christ.
21  And they asked him:  What then?  Art thou Elias?  And he
    said: I am not. Art thou the prophet?  And he answered:
22  They said therefore unto him:  Who art thou, that we may
    give an answer to them that sent us?  What sayest thou of
23  He said: I am the voice of one crying out in the
    wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord, as said the
    prophet Isaias.
24  And they that were sent, were of the Pharisees.
25  And they asked him, and said to him:  Why then dost thou
    baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the
26  John answered them, saying: I baptize with water; but there
    hath stood one in the midst of you, whom you know not.
27  The same is he that shall come after me, who is preferred
    before me: the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to
28  These things were done in Bethania, beyond the Jordan,
    where John was baptizing.
29  The next day, John saw Jesus coming to him, and he saith:
    Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who taketh away the sin
    of the world.
30  This is he, of whom I said:  After me there cometh a man,
    who is preferred before me:  because he was before me.
31  And I knew him not, but that he may be made manifest in
    Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.
32  And John gave testimony, saying: I saw the Spirit coming
    down, as a dove from heaven, and he remained upon him.
33  And I knew him not; but he who sent me to baptize with
    water, said to me:  He upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit
    descending, and remaining upon him, he it is that
    baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
34  And I saw, and I gave testimony, that this is the Son of
35  The next day again John stood, and two of his disciples.
36  And beholding Jesus walking, he saith: Behold the Lamb of
37  And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed
38  And Jesus turning, and seeing them following him, saith to
    them:  What seek you?  Who said to him, Rabbi, (which is
    to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou?
39  He saith to them: Come and see.  They came, and saw where
    he abode, and they stayed with him that day: now it was
    about the tenth hour.
40  And Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two
    who had heard of John, and followed him.
41  He findeth first his brother Simon, and saith to him: We
    have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the
42  And he brought him to Jesus.  And Jesus looking upon him,
    said: Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called
    Cephas, which is interpreted Peter.
43  On the following day, he would go forth into Galilee, and
    he findeth Philip.  And Jesus saith to him:  Follow me.
44  Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.
45  Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith to him:  We have found
    him of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets did write,
    Jesus the son of Joseph of Nazareth.
46  And Nathanael said to him:  Can any thing of good come
    from Nazareth? Philip saith to him:  Come and see.
47  Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him:  and he saith of him:
    Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile.
48  Nathanael saith to him:  Whence knowest thou me?  Jesus
    answered, and said to him:  Before that Philip called
    thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
49  Nathanael answered him, and said:  Rabbi, thou art the Son
    of God, thou art the King of Israel.
50  Jesus answered, and said to him:  Because I said unto
    thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, thou believest:
    greater things than these shalt thou see.
51  And he saith to him:  Amen, amen I say to you, you shall
    see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and
    descending upon the Son of man.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 2
1   And the third day, there was a marriage in Cana of
    Galilee:  and the mother of Jesus was there.
2   And Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the
3   And the wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him:
    They have no wine.
4   And Jesus saith to her:  Woman, what is that to me and to
    thee?  my hour is not yet come.
5   His mother saith to the waiters:  Whatsoever he shall say
    to you, do ye.
6   Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according
    to the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two
    or three measures apiece.
7   Jesus saith to them:  Fill the waterpots with water.  And
    they filled them up to the brim.
8   And Jesus saith to them:  Draw out now, and carry to the
    chief steward of the feast.  And they carried it.
9   And when the chief steward had tasted the water made wine,
    and knew not whence it was, but the waiters knew who had
    drawn the water; the chief steward calleth the bridegroom,
10  And saith to him:  Every man at first setteth forth good
    wine, and when men have well drunk, then that which is
    worse.  But thou hast kept the good wine until now.
11  This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee;
    and manifested his glory, and his disciples believed in
12  After this he went down to Capharnaum, he and his mother,
    and his brethren, and his disciples:  and they remained
    there not many days.
13  And the pasch of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up
    to Jerusalem.
14  And he found in the temple them that sold oxen and sheep
    and doves, and the changers of money sitting.
15  And when he had made, as it were, a scourge of little
    cords, he drove them all out of the temple, the sheep also
    and the oxen, and the money of the changers he poured out,
    and the tables he overthrew.
16  And to them that sold doves he said:  Take these things
    hence, and make not the house of my Father a house of
17  And his disciples remembered, that it was written:  The
    zeal of thy house hath eaten me up.
18  The Jews, therefore, answered, and said to him:  What sign
    dost thou shew unto us, seeing thou dost these things?
19  Jesus answered, and said to them:  Destroy this temple,
    and in three days I will raise it up.
20  The Jews then said:  Six and forty years was this temple
    in building; and wilt thou raise it up in three days?
21  But he spoke of the temple of his body.
22  When therefore he was risen again from the dead, his
    disciples remembered, that he had said this, and they
    believed the scripture, and the word that Jesus had said.
23  Now when he was at Jerusalem, at the pasch, upon the
    festival day, many believed in his name, seeing his signs
    which he did.
24  But Jesus did not trust himself unto them, for that he
    knew all men,
25  And because he needed not that any should give testimony
    of man:  for he knew what was in man.
            The Gospel of John, Chapter 3
1   And there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a
    ruler of the Jews.
2   This man came to Jesus by night, and said to him:  Rabbi,
    we know that thou art come a teacher from God; for no man
    can do these signs which thou dost, unless God be with
3   Jesus answered, and said to him:  Amen, amen I say to
    thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the
    kingdom of God.
4   Nicodemus saith to him:  How can a man be born when he is
    old?  can he enter a second time into his mother's womb,
    and be born again?
5   Jesus answered:  Amen, amen I say to thee, unless a man be
    born again of water and the Holy Ghost, he cannot enter
    into the kingdom of God.
6   That which is born of the flesh, is flesh; and that which
    is born of the Spirit, is spirit.
7   Wonder not, that I said to thee, you must be born again.
8   The Spirit breatheth where he will; and thou hearest his
    voice, but thou knowest not whence he cometh, and whither
    he goeth:  so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
9   Nicodemus answered, and said to him:  How can these things
    be done?
10  Jesus answered, and said to him:  Art thou a master in
    Israel, and knowest not these things?
11  Amen, amen I say to thee, that we speak what we know, and
    we testify what we have seen, and you receive not our
12  If I have spoken to you earthly things, and you believe
    not; how will you believe, if I shall speak to you
    heavenly things?
13  And no man hath ascended into heaven, but he that
    descended from heaven, the Son of man who is in heaven.
14  And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must
    the Son of man be lifted up:
15  That whosoever believeth in him, may not perish; but may
    have life everlasting.
16  For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten
    Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but
    may have life everlasting.
17  For God sent not his Son into the world, to judge the
    world, but that the world may be saved by him.
18  He that believeth in him is not judged.  But he that doth
    not believe, is already judged:  because he believeth not
    in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
19  And this is the judgment:  because the light is come into
    the world, and men loved darkness rather than the light:
    for their works were evil.
20  For every one that doth evil hateth the light, and cometh
    not to the light, that his works may not be reproved.
21  But he that doth truth, cometh to the light, that his
    works may be made manifest, because they are done in God.
22  After these things Jesus and his disciples came into the
    land of Judea: and there he abode with them, and baptized.
23  And John also was baptizing in Ennon near Salim; because
    there was much water there; and they came and were
24  For John was not yet cast into prison.
25  And there arose a question between some of John's
    disciples and the Jews concerning purification:
26  And they came to John, and said to him:  Rabbi, he that
    was with thee beyond the Jordan, to whom thou gavest
    testimony, behold he baptizeth, and all men come to him.
27  John answered, and said:  A man cannot receive any thing,
    unless it be given him from heaven.
28  You yourselves do bear me witness, that I said, I am not
    Christ, but that I am sent before him.
29  He that hath the bride, is the bridegroom:  but the friend
    of the bridegroom, who standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth
    with joy because of the bridegroom's voice.  This my joy
    therefore is fulfilled.
30  He must increase, but I must decrease.
31  He that cometh from above, is above all.  He that is of
    the earth, of the earth he is, and of the earth he
    speaketh.  He that cometh from heaven, is above all.
32  And what he hath seen and heard, that he testifieth:  and
    no man receiveth his testimony.
33  He that hath received his testimony, hath set to his seal
    that God is true.
34  For he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God:  for
    God doth not give the Spirit by measure.
35  The Father loveth the Son:  and he hath given all things
    into his hand.
36  He that believeth in the Son, hath life everlasting; but
    he that believeth not the Son, shall not see life; but the
    wrath of God abideth on him.
        The Gospel of John, Chapter 4
1   When Jesus therefore understood that the Pharisees had
    heard that Jesus maketh more disciples, and baptizeth more
    than John,
2   (Though Jesus himself did not baptize, but his disciples,)
3   He left Judea, and went again into Galilee.
4   And he was of necessity to pass through Samaria.
5   He cometh therefore to a city of Samaria, which is called
    Sichar, near the land which Jacob gave to his son Joseph.
6   Now Jacob's well was there.  Jesus therefore being wearied
    with his journey, sat thus on the well.  It was about the
    sixth hour.
7   There cometh a woman of Samaria, to draw water.  Jesus
    saith to her: Give me to drink.
8   For his disciples were gone into the city to buy meats.
9   Then that Samaritan woman saith to him:  How dost thou,
    being a Jew, ask of me to drink, who am a Samaritan woman?
    For the Jews do not communicate with the Samaritans.
10  Jesus answered, and said to her:  If thou didst know the
    gift of God, and who he is that saith to thee, Give me to
    drink; thou perhaps wouldst have asked of him, and he
    would have given thee living water.
11  The woman saith to him:  Sir, thou hast nothing wherein to
    draw, and the well is deep; from whence then hast thou
    living water?
12  Art thou greater than our father Jacob, who gave us the
    well, and drank thereof himself, and his children, and his
13  Jesus answered, and said to her:  Whosoever drinketh of
    this water, shall thirst again; but he that shall drink of
    the water that I will give him, shall not thirst for ever:
14  But the water that I will give him, shall become in him a
    fountain of water, springing up into life everlasting.
15  The woman saith to him:  Sir, give me this water, that I
    may not thirst, nor come hither to draw.
16  Jesus saith to her:  Go, call thy husband, and come
17  The woman answered, and said:  I have no husband.  Jesus
    said to her: Thou hast said well, I have no husband:
18  For thou hast had five husbands:  and he whom thou now
    hast, is not thy husband.  This thou hast said truly.
19  The woman saith to him:  Sir, I perceive that thou art a
20  Our fathers adored on this mountain, and you say, that at
    Jerusalem is the place where men must adore.
21  Jesus saith to her:  Woman, believe me, that the hour
    cometh, when you shall neither on this mountain, not in
    Jerusalem, adore the Father.
22  You adore that which you know not:  we adore that which we
    know; for salvation is of the Jews.
23  But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true adorers
    shall adore the Father in spirit and in truth.  For the
    Father also seeketh such to adore him.
24  God is a spirit; and they that adore him, must adore him
    in spirit and in truth.
25  The woman saith to him:  I know that the Messias cometh
    (who is called Christ); therefore, when he is come, he
    will tell us all things.
26  Jesus saith to her:  I am he, who am speaking with thee.
27  And immediately his disciples came; and they wondered that
    he talked with the woman.  Yet no man said:  What seekest
    thou?  or, why talkest thou with her?
28  The woman therefore left her waterpot, and went her way
    into the city, and saith to the men there:
29  Come, and see a man who has told me all things whatsoever
    I have done. Is not he the Christ?
30  They went therefore out of the city, and came unto him.
31  In the mean time the disciples prayed him, saying:  Rabbi,
32  But he said to them:  I have meat to eat, which you know
33  The disciples therefore said one to another:  Hath any man
    brought him to eat?
34  Jesus saith to them:  My meat is to do the will of him
    that sent me, that I may perfect his work.
35  Do you not say, There are yet four months, and then the
    harvest cometh? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes,
    and see the countries; for they are white already to
36  And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit
    unto life everlasting:  that both he that soweth, and he
    that reapeth, may rejoice together.
37  For in this is the saying true:  That it is one man that
    soweth, and it is another that reapeth.
38  I have sent you to reap that in which you did not labour:
    others have laboured, and you have entered into their
39  Now of that city many of the Samaritans believed in him,
    for the word of the woman giving testimony:  He told me
    all things whatsoever I have done.
40  So when the Samaritans were come to him, they desired that
    he would tarry there.  And he abode there two days.
41  And many more believed in him because of his own word.
42  And they said to the woman:  We now believe, not for thy
    saying:  for we ourselves have heard him, and know that
    this is indeed the Saviour of the world.
43  Now after two days, he departed thence, and went into
44  For Jesus himself gave testimony that a prophet hath no
    honour in his own country.
45  And when he was come into Galilee, the Galileans received
    him, having seen all the things he had done at Jerusalem
    on the festival day; for they also went to the festival
46  He came again therefore into Cana of Galilee, where he
    made the water wine.  And there was a certain ruler, whose
    son was sick at Capharnaum.
47  He having heard that Jesus was come from Judea into
    Galilee, went to him, and prayed him to come down, and
    heal his son; for he was at the point of death.
48  Jesus therefore said to him:  Unless you see signs and
    wonders, you believe not.
49  The ruler saith to him:  Lord, come down before that my
    son die.
50  Jesus saith to him:  Go thy way; thy son liveth.  The man
    believed the word which Jesus said to him, and went his
51  And as he was going down, his servants met him; and they
    brought word, saying, that his son lived.
52  He asked therefore of them the hour wherein he grew
    better.  And they said to him:  Yesterday, at the seventh
    hour, the fever left him.
53  The father therefore knew, that it was at the same hour
    that Jesus said to him, Thy son liveth; and himself
    believed, and his whole house.
54  This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he
    was come out of Judea into Galilee.
          The Gospel of John, Chapter 5
1   After these things was a festival day of the Jews, and
    Jesus went up to Jerusalem.
2   Now there is at Jerusalem a pond, called Probatica, which
    in Hebrew is named Bethsaida, having five porches.
3   In these lay a great multitude of sick, of blind, of lame,
    of withered; waiting for the moving of the water.
4   And an angel of the Lord descended at certain times into
    the pond; and the water was moved.  And he that went down
    first into the pond after the motion of the water, was
    made whole, of whatsoever infirmity he lay under.
5   And there was a certain man there, that had been eight and
    thirty years under his infirmity.
6   Him when Jesus had seen lying, and knew that he had been
    now a long time, he saith to him:  Wilt thou be made
7   The infirm man answered him:  Sir, I have no man, when the
    water is troubled, to put me into the pond.  For whilst I
    am coming, another goeth down before me.
8   Jesus saith to him:  Arise, take up thy bed, and walk.
9   And immediately the man was made whole:  and he took up
    his bed, and walked.  And it was the sabbath that day.
10  The Jews therefore said to him that was healed:  It is the
    sabbath; it is not lawful for thee to take up thy bed.
11  He answered them:  He that made me whole, he said to me,
    Take up thy bed, and walk.
12  They asked him therefore:  Who is that man who said to
    thee, Take up thy bed, and walk?
13  But he who was healed, knew not who it was; for Jesus went
    aside from the multitude standing in the place.
14  Afterwards, Jesus findeth him in the temple, and saith to
    him:  Behold thou art made whole:  sin no more, lest some
    worse thing happen to thee.
15  The man went his way, and told the Jews, that it was Jesus
    who had made him whole.
16  Therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he did
    these things on the sabbath.
17  But Jesus answered them:  My Father worketh until now; and
    I work.
18  Hereupon therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him,
    because he did not only break the sabbath, but also said
    God was his Father, making himself equal to God.
19  Then Jesus answered, and said to them:  Amen, amen, I say
    unto you, the Son cannot do any thing of himself, but what
    he seeth the Father doing: for what things soever he doth,
    these the Son also doth in like manner.
20  For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things
    which himself doth:  and greater works than these will he
    shew him, that you may wonder.
21  For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and giveth life:
    so the Son also giveth life to whom he will.
22  For neither doth the Father judge any man, but hath given
    all judgment to the Son.
23  That all men may honour the Son, as they honour the
    Father.  He who honoureth not the Son, honoureth not the
    Father, who hath sent him.
24  Amen, amen I say unto you, that he who heareth my word,
    and believeth him that sent me, hath life everlasting; and
    cometh not into judgment, but is passed from death to
25  Amen, amen I say unto you, that the hour cometh, and now
    is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God,
    and they that hear shall live.
26  For as the Father hath life in himself, so he hath given
    the Son also to have life in himself:
27  And he hath given him power to do judgment, because he is
    the Son of man.
28  Wonder not at this; for the hour cometh, wherein all that
    are in the graves shall hear the voice of the Son of God.
29  And they that have done good things, shall come forth unto
    the resurrection of life; but they that have done evil,
    unto the resurrection of judgment.
30  I cannot of myself do any thing.  As I hear, so I judge:
    and my judgment is just; because I seek not my own will,
    but the will of him that sent me.
31  If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
32  There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know
    that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true.
33  You sent to John, and he gave testimony to the truth.
34  But I receive not testimony from man:  but I say these
    things, that you may be saved.
35  He was a burning and a shining light:  and you were
    willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
36  But I have a greater testimony than that of John:  for the
    works which the Father hath given me to perfect; the works
    themselves, which I do, give testimony of me, that the
    Father hath sent me.
37  And the Father himself who hath sent me, hath given
    testimony of me: neither have you heard his voice at any
    time, nor seen his shape.
38  And you have not his word abiding in you:  for whom he
    hath sent, him you believe not.
39  Search the scriptures, for you think in them to have life
    everlasting; and the same are they that give testimony of
40  And you will not come to me that you may have life.
41  I receive glory not from men.
42  But I know you, that you have not the love of God in you.
43  I am come in the name of my Father, and you receive me
    not:  if another shall come in his own name, him you will
44  How can you believe, who receive glory one from another:
    and the glory which is from God alone, you do not seek?
45  Think not that I will accuse you to the Father.  There is
    one that accuseth you, Moses, in whom you trust.
46  For if you did believe Moses, you would perhaps believe me
    also; for he wrote of me.
47  But if you do not believe his writings, how will you
    believe my words?
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 6
1   After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee,
    which is that of Tiberias.
2   And a great multitude followed him, because they saw the
    miracles which he did on them that were diseased.
3   Jesus therefore went up into a mountain, and there he sat
    with his disciples.
4   Now the pasch, the festival day of the Jews, was near at
5   When Jesus therefore had lifted up his eyes, and seen that
    a very great multitude cometh to him, he said to Philip:
    Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat?
6   And this he said to try him; for he himself knew what he
    would do.
7   Philip answered him:  Two hundred pennyworth of bread is
    not sufficient for them, that every one may take a little.
8   One of his disciples, Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter,
    saith to him:
9   There is a boy here that hath five barley loaves, and two
    fishes; but what are these among so many?
10  Then Jesus said:  Make the men sit down.  Now there was
    much grass in the place.  The men therefore sat down, in
    number about five thousand.
11  And Jesus took the loaves:  and when he had given thanks,
    he distributed to them that were set down.  In like manner
    also of the fishes, as much as they would.
12  And when they were filled, he said to his disciples:
    Gather up the fragments that remain, lest they be lost.
13  They gathered up therefore, and filled twelve baskets with
    the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained
    over and above to them that had eaten.
14  Now those men, when they had seen what a miracle Jesus had
    done, said:  This is of a truth the prophet, that is to
    come into the world.
15  Jesus therefore, when he knew that they would come to take
    him by force, and make him king, fled again into the
    mountain himself alone.
16  And when evening was come, his disciples went down to the
17  And when they had gone up into a ship, they went over the
    sea to Capharnaum; and it was now dark, and Jesus was not
    come unto them.
18  And the sea arose, by reason of a great wind that blew.
19  When they had rowed therefore about five and twenty or
    thirty furlongs, they see Jesus walking upon the sea, and
    drawing nigh to the ship, and they were afraid.
20  But he saith to them:  It is I; be not afraid.
21  They were willing therefore to take him into the ship; and
    presently the ship was at the land to which they were
22  The next day, the multitude that stood on the other side
    of the sea, saw that there was no other ship there but
    one, and that Jesus had not entered into the ship with his
    disciples, but that his disciples were gone away alone.
23  But other ships came in from Tiberias; nigh unto the place
    where they had eaten the bread, the Lord giving thanks.
24  When therefore the multitude saw that Jesus was not there,
    nor his disciples, they took shipping, and came to
    Capharnaum, seeking for Jesus.
25  And when they had found him on the other side of the sea,
    they said to him:  Rabbi, when camest thou hither?
26  Jesus answered them, and said:  Amen, amen I say to you,
    you seek me, not because you have seen miracles, but
    because you did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
27  Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that
    which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man
    will give you.  For him hath God, the Father, sealed.
28  They said therefore unto him:  What shall we do, that we
    may work the works of God?
29  Jesus answered, and said to them:  This is the work of
    God, that you believe in him whom he hath sent.
30  They said therefore to him:  What sign therefore dost thou
    shew, that we may see, and may believe thee?  What dost
    thou work?
31  Our fathers did eat manna in the desert, as it is written:
    He gave them bread from heaven to eat.
32  Then Jesus said to them:  Amen, amen I say to you; Moses
    gave you not bread from heaven, but my Father giveth you
    the true bread from heaven.
33  For the bread of God is that which cometh down from
    heaven, and giveth life to the world.
34  They said therefore unto him:  Lord, give us always this
35  And Jesus said to them:  I am the bread of life:  he that
    cometh to me shall not hunger:  and he that believeth in
    me shall never thirst.
36  But I said unto you, that you also have seen me, and you
    believe not.
37  All that the Father giveth to me shall come to me; and him
    that cometh to me, I will not cast out.
38  Because I came down from heaven, not to do my own will,
    but the will of him that sent me.
39  Now this is the will of the Father who sent me:  that of
    all that he hath given me, I should lose nothing; but
    should raise it up again in the last day.
40  And this is the will of my Father that sent me:  that
    every one who seeth the Son, and believeth in him, may
    have life everlasting, and I will raise him up in the last
41  The Jews therefore murmured at him, because he had said:
    I am the living bread which came down from heaven.
42  And they said:  Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph,
    whose father and mother we know?  How then saith he, I
    came down from heaven?
43  Jesus therefore answered, and said to them:  Murmur not
    among yourselves.
44  No man can come to me, except the Father, who hath sent
    me, draw him; and I will raise him up in the last day.
45  It is written in the prophets:  And they shall all be
    taught of God.  Every one that hath heard of the Father,
    and hath learned, cometh to me.
46  Not that any man hath seen the Father; but he who is of
    God, he hath seen the Father.
47  Amen, amen I say unto you:  He that believeth in me, hath
    everlasting life.
48  I am the bread of life.
49  Your fathers did eat manna in the desert, and are dead.
50  This is the bread which cometh down from heaven; that if
    any man eat of it, he may not die.
51  I am the living bread which came down from heaven.
52  If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever; and
    the bread that I will give, is my flesh, for the life of
    the world.
53  The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying:  How
    can this man give us his flesh to eat?
54  Then Jesus said to them:  Amen, amen I say unto you:
    Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his
    blood, you shall not have life in you.
55  He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath
    everlasting life:  and I will raise him up in the last
56  For my flesh is meat indeed:  and my blood is drink
57  He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, abideth in
    me, and I in him.
58  As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the
    Father; so he that eateth me, the same also shall live by
59  This is the bread that came down from heaven.  Not as your
    fathers did eat manna, and are dead.  He that eateth this
    bread, shall live for ever.
60  These things he said, teaching in the synagogue, in
61  Many therefore of his disciples, hearing it, said:  This
    saying is hard, and who can hear it?
62  But Jesus, knowing in himself, that his disciples murmured
    at this, said to them:  Doth this scandalize you?
63  If then you shall see the Son of man ascend up where he
    was before?
64  It is the spirit that quickeneth:  the flesh profiteth
    nothing.  The words that I have spoken to you, are spirit
    and life.
65  But there are some of you that believe not.  For Jesus
    knew from the beginning, who they were that did not
    believe, and who he was, that would betray him.
66  And he said:  Therefore did I say to you, that no man can
    come to me, unless it be given him by my Father.
67  After this many of his disciples went back; and walked no
    more with him.
68  Then Jesus said to the twelve:  Will you also go away?
69  And Simon Peter answered him:  Lord, to whom shall we go?
    thou hast the words of eternal life.
70  And we have believed and have known, that thou art the
    Christ, the Son of God.
71  Jesus answered them:  Have not I chosen you twelve; and
    one of you is a devil?
72  Now he meant Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon:  for this
    same was about to betray him, whereas he was one of the
            The Gospel of John, Chapter 7
1   After these things Jesus walked in Galilee; for he would
    not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him.
2   Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand.
3   And his brethren said to him:  Pass from hence, and go
    into Judea; that thy disciples also may see thy works
    which thou dost.
4   For there is no man that doth any thing in secret, and he
    himself seeketh to be known openly.  If thou do these
    things, manifest thyself to the world.
5   For neither did his brethren believe in him.
6   Then Jesus said to them:  My time is not yet come; but
    your time is always ready.
7   The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth:  because I
    give testimony of it, that the works thereof are evil.
8   Go you up to this festival day, but I go not up to this
    festival day: because my time is not accomplished.
9   When he had said these things, he himself stayed in
10  But after his brethren were gone up, then he also went up
    to the feast, not openly, but, as it were, in secret.
11  The Jews therefore sought him on the festival day, and
    said:  Where is he?
12  And there was much murmuring among the multitude
    concerning him. For some said:  He is a good man.  And
    others said:  No, but he seduceth the people.
13  Yet no man spoke openly of him, for fear of the Jews.
14  Now about the midst of the feast, Jesus went up into the
    temple, and taught.
15  And the Jews wondered, saying:  How doth this man know
    letters, having never learned?
16  Jesus answered them, and said:  My doctrine is not mine,
    but his that sent me.
17  If any man do the will of him; he shall know of the
    doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of
18  He that speaketh of himself, seeketh his own glory:  but
    he that seeketh the glory of him that sent him, he is
    true, and there is no injustice in him.
19  Did Moses not give you the law, and yet none of you
    keepeth the law?
20  Why seek you to kill me?  The multitude answered, and
    said:  Thou hast a devil; who seeketh to kill thee?
21  Jesus answered, and said to them:  One work I have done;
    and you all wonder:
22  Therefore, Moses gave you circumcision (not because it is
    of Moses, but of the fathers;) and on the sabbath day you
    circumcise a man.
23  If a man receive circumcision on the sabbath day, that the
    law of Moses may not be broken; are you angry at me
    because I have healed the whole man on the sabbath day?
24  Judge not according to the appearance, but judge just
25  Some therefore of Jerusalem said:  Is not this he whom
    they seek to kill?
26  And behold, he speaketh openly, and they say nothing to
    him.  Have the rulers known for a truth, that this is the
27  But we know this man, whence he is:  but when the Christ
    cometh, no man knoweth whence he is.
28  Jesus therefore cried out in the temple, teaching, and
    saying:  You both know me, and you know whence I am:  and
    I am not come of myself; but he that sent me, is true,
    whom you know not.
29  I know him, because I am from him, and he hath sent me.
30  They sought therefore to apprehend him:  and no man laid
    hands on him, because his hour was not yet come.
31  But of the people many believed in him, and said:  When
    the Christ cometh, shall he do more miracles, than these
    which this man doth?
32  The Pharisees heard the people murmuring these things
    concerning him: and the rulers and Pharisees sent
    ministers to apprehend him.
33  Jesus therefore said to them:  Yet a little while I am
    with you:  and then I go to him that sent me.
34  You shall seek me, and shall not find me:  and where I am,
    thither you cannot come.
35  The Jews therefore said among themselves:  Whither will he
    go, that we shall not find him?  will he go unto the
    dispersed among the Gentiles, and teach the Gentiles?
36  What is this saying that he hath said:  You shall seek me,
    and shall not find me; and where I am, you cannot come?
37  And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus
    stood and cried, saying:  If any man thirst, let him come
    to me, and drink.
38  He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith, Out of
    his belly shall flow rivers of living water.
39  Now this he said of the Spirit which they should receive,
    who believed in him:  for as yet the Spirit was not given,
    because Jesus was not yet glorified.
40  Of that multitude therefore, when they had heard these
    words of his, some said:  This is the prophet indeed.
41  Others said:  This is the Christ.  But some said:  Doth
    the Christ come out of Galilee?
42  Doth not the scripture say:  That Christ cometh of the
    seed of David, and from Bethlehem the town where David
43  So there arose a dissension among the people because of
44  And some of them would have apprehended him:  but no man
    laid hands on him.
45  The ministers therefore came to the chief priests and the
    Pharisees.  And they said to them:  Why have you not
    brought him?
46  The ministers answered:  Never did man speak like this
47  The Pharisees therefore answered them:  Are you also
48  Hath any one of the rulers believed in him, or of the
49  But this multitude, that knoweth not the law, are
50  Nicodemus said to them, (he that came to him by night, who
    was one of them:)
51  Doth our law judge any man, unless it first hear him, and
    know what he doth?
52  They answered, and said to him:  Art thou also a Galilean?
    Search the scriptures, and see, that out of Galilee a
    prophet riseth not.
53  And every man returned to his own house.
             The Gospel of John, Chapter 8
1   And Jesus went unto mount Olivet.
2   And early in the morning he came again into the temple,
    and all the people came to him, and sitting down he taught
3   And the scribes and the Pharisees bring unto him a woman
    taken in adultery:  and they set her in the midst,
4   And said to him:  Master, this woman was even now taken in
5   Now Moses in the law commanded us to stone such a one.
    But what sayest thou?
6   And this they said tempting him, that they might accuse
    him.  But Jesus bowing himself down, wrote with his finger
    on the ground.
7   When therefore they continued asking him, he lifted up
    himself, and said to them:  He that is without sin among
    you, let him first cast a stone at her.
8   And again stooping down, he wrote on the ground.
9   But they hearing this, went out one by one, beginning at
    the eldest.  And Jesus alone remained, and the woman
    standing in the midst.
10  Then Jesus lifting up himself, said to her:  Woman, where
    are they that accused thee?  Hath no man condemned thee?
11  Who said:  No man, Lord.  And Jesus said:  Neither will I
    condemn thee. Go, and now sin no more.
12  Again therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying:  I am the
    light of the world: he that followeth me, walketh not in
    darkness, but shall have the light of life.
13  The Pharisees therefore said to him:  Thou givest
    testimony of thyself:  thy testimony is not true.
14  Jesus answered, and said to them:  Although I give
    testimony of myself, my testimony is true:  for I know
    whence I came, and whither I go:  but you know not whence
    I come, or whither I go.
15  You judge according to the flesh:  I judge not any man.
16  And if I do judge, my judgment is true:  because I am not
    alone, but I and the Father that sent me.
17  And in your law it is written, that the testimony of two
    men is true.
18  I am one that give testimony of myself:  and the Father
    that sent me giveth testimony of me.
19  They said therefore to him:  Where is thy Father?  Jesus
    answered: Neither me do you know, nor my Father:  if you
    did know me, perhaps you would know my Father also.
20  These words Jesus spoke in the treasury, teaching in the
    temple:  and no man laid hands on him, because his hour
    was not yet come.
21  Again therefore Jesus said to them:  I go, and you shall
    seek me, and you shall die in your sin.  Whither I go, you
    cannot come.
22  The Jews therefore said:  Will he kill himself, because he
    said:  Whither I go, you cannot come?
23  And he said to them:  You are from beneath, I am from
    above.  You are of this world, I am not of this world.
24  Therefore I said to you, that you shall die in your sins.
    For if you believe not that I am he, you shall die in your
25  They said therefore to him:  Who art thou?  Jesus said to
    them:  The beginning, who also speak unto you.
26  Many things I have to speak and to judge of you.  But he
    that sent me, is true:  and the things I have heard of
    him, these same I speak in the world.
27  And they understood not, that he called God his Father.
28  Jesus therefore said to them:  When you shall have lifted
    up the Son of man, then shall you know, that I am he, and
    that I do nothing of myself, but as the Father hath taught
    me, these things I speak:
29  And he that sent me, is with me, and he hath not left me
    alone:  for I do always the things that please him.
30  When he spoke these things, many believed in him.
31  Then Jesus said to those Jews, who believed him:  If you
    continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed.
32  And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you
33  They answered him:  We are the seed of Abraham, and we
    have never been slaves to any man:  how sayest thou:  you
    shall be free?
34  Jesus answered them:  Amen, amen I say unto you:  that
    whosoever committeth sin, is the servant of sin.
35  Now the servant abideth not in the house for ever; but the
    son abideth for ever.
36  If therefore the son shall make you free, you shall be
    free indeed.
37  I know that you are the children of Abraham:  but you seek
    to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.
38  I speak that which I have seen with my Father:  and you do
    the things that you have seen with your father.
39  They answered, and said to him:  Abraham is our father.
    Jesus saith to them:  If you be the children of Abraham,
    do the works of Abraham.
40  But now you seek to kill me, a man who have spoken the
    truth to you, which I have heard of God.  This Abraham did
41  You do the works of your father.  They said therefore to
    him:  We are not born of fornication:  we have one Father,
    even God.
42  Jesus therefore said to them:  If God were your Father,
    you would indeed love me.  For from God I proceeded, and
    came; for I came not of myself, but he sent me:
43  Why do you not know my speech?  Because you cannot hear my
44  You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your
    father you will do.  He was a murderer from the beginning,
    and he stood not in the truth; because truth is not in
    him.  When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own:  for
    he is a liar, and the father thereof.
45  But if I say the truth, you believe me not.
46  Which of you shall convince me of sin?  If I say the truth
    to you, why do you not believe me:
47  He that is of God, heareth the words of God.  Therefore
    you hear them not, because you are not of God.
48  The Jews therefore answered, and said to him:  Do not we
    say well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a devil?
49  Jesus answered:  I have not a devil:  but I honour my
    Father, and you have dishonoured me.
50  But I seek not my own glory:  there is one that seeketh
    and judgeth.
51  Amen, amen I say to you:  If any man keep my word, he
    shall not see death for ever.
52  The Jews therefore said:  Now we know that thou hast a
    devil.  Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou
    sayest:  If any man keep my word, he shall not taste death
    for ever.
53  Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who is dead?
    and the prophets are dead.  Whom dost thou make thyself?
54  Jesus answered:  If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing.
    It is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom you say that
    he is your God.
55  And you have not known him, but I know him.  And if I
    shall say that I know him not, I shall be like to you, a
    liar.  But I do know him, and do keep his word.
56  Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day:  he
    saw it, and was glad.
57  The Jews therefore said to him:  Thou art not yet fifty
    years old, and hast thou seen Abraham?
58  Jesus said to them:  Amen, amen I say to you, before
    Abraham was made, I am.
59  They took up stones therefore to cast at him.  But Jesus
    hid himself, and went out of the temple.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 9
1   And Jesus passing by, saw a man, who was blind from his
2   And his disciples asked him:  Rabbi, who hath sinned, this
    man, or his parents, that he should be born blind?
3   Jesus answered:  Neither hath this man sinned, nor his
    parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest
    in him.
4   I must work the works of him that sent me, whilst it is
    day:  the night cometh, when no man can work.
5   As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.
6   When he had said these things, he spat on the ground, and
    made clay of the spittle, and spread the clay on his eyes,
7   And said to him:  Go, wash in the pool of Siloe, which is
    interpreted, Sent.  He went therefore, and washed, and he
    came seeing.
8   The neighbours therefore, and they who had seen him before
    that he was a beggar, said:  Is not this he that sat and
    begged?  Some said:  This is he.
9   But others said:  No, but he is like him.  But he said:
    I am he.
10  They said therefore to him:  How were thy eyes opened?
11  He answered:  That man that is called Jesus made clay, and
    anointed my eyes, and said to me:  Go to the pool of
    Siloe, and wash.  And I went, I washed, and I see.
12  And they said to him:  Where is he?  He saith:  I know
13  They bring him that had been blind to the Pharisees.
14  Now it was the sabbath, when Jesus made the clay, and
    opened his eyes.
15  Again therefore the Pharisees asked him, how he had
    received his sight. But he said to them:  He put clay upon
    my eyes, and I washed, and I see.
16  Some therefore of the Pharisees said:  This man is not of
    God, who keepeth not the sabbath.  But others said:  How
    can a man that is a sinner do such miracles?  And there
    was a division among them.
17  They say therefore to the blind man again:  What sayest
    thou of him that hath opened they eyes?  And he said:  He
    is a prophet.
18  The Jews then did not believe concerning him, that he had
    been blind, and had received his sight, until they called
    the parents of him that had received his sight,
19  And asked them, saying:  Is this your son, who you say was
    born blind? How then doth he now see?
20  His parents answered them, and said:  We know that this is
    our son, and that he was born blind:
21  But how he now seeth, we know not; or who hath opened his
    eyes, we know not:  ask himself:  he is of age, let him
    speak for himself.
22  These things his parents said, because they feared the
    Jews:  for the Jews had already agreed among themselves,
    that if any man should confess him to be Christ, he should
    be put out of the synagogue.
23  Therefore did his parents say:  He is of age, ask himself.
24  They therefore called the man again that had been blind,
    and said to him: Give glory to God.  We know that this man
    is a sinner.
25  He said therefore to them:  If he be a sinner, I know not:
    one thing I know, that whereas I was blind, now I see.
26  They said then to him:  What did he to thee?  How did he
    open thy eyes?
27  He answered them:  I have told you already, and you have
    heard:  why would you hear it again?  will you also become
    his disciples?
28  They reviled him therefore, and said:  Be thou his
    disciple; but we are the disciples of Moses.
29  We know that God spoke to Moses:  but as to this man, we
    know not from whence he is.
30  The man answered, and said to them:  Why, herein is a
    wonderful thing, that you know not from whence he is, and
    he hath opened my eyes.
31  Now we know that God doth not hear sinners:  but if a man
    be a server of God, and doth his will, him he heareth.
32  From the beginning of the world it hath not been heard,
    that any man hath opened the eyes of one born blind.
33  Unless this man were of God, he could not do any thing.
34  They answered, and said to him:  Thou wast wholly born in
    sins, and dost thou teach us?  And they cast him out.
35  Jesus heard that they had cast him out:  and when he had
    found him, he said to him:  Dost thou believe in the Son
    of God?
36  He answered, and said:  Who is he, Lord, that I may
    believe in him?
37  And Jesus said to him:  Thou hast both seen him; and it is
    he that talketh with thee.
38  And he said:  I believe, Lord.  And falling down, he
    adored him.
39  And Jesus said:  For judgment I am come into this world;
    that they who see not, may see; and they who see, may
    become blind.
40  And some of the Pharisees, who were with him, heard:  and
    they said unto him:  Are we also blind?
41  Jesus said to them:  If you were blind, you should not
    have sin:  but now you say:  We see.  Your sin remaineth.
             The Gospel of John, Chapter 10
1   Amen, amen I say to you:  He that entereth not by the door
    into the sheepfold, but climbeth up another way, the same
    is a thief and a robber.
2   But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the
3   To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice:
    and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them
4   And when he hath let out his own sheep, he goeth before
    them:  and the sheep follow him, because they know his
5   But a stranger they follow not, but fly from him, because
    they know not the voice of strangers.
6   This proverb Jesus spoke to them.  But they understood not
    what he spoke to them.
7   Jesus therefore said to them again:  Amen, amen I say to
    you, I am the door of the sheep.
8   All others, as many as have come, are thieves and robbers:
    and the sheep heard them not.
9   I am the door.  By me, if any man enter in, he shall be
    saved:  and he shall go in, and go out, and shall find
10  The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and
    to destroy.  I am come that they may have life, and may
    have it more abundantly.
11  I am the good shepherd.  The good shepherd giveth his life
    for his sheep.
12  But the hireling, and he that is not the shepherd, whose
    own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth
    the sheep, and flieth:  and the wolf catcheth, and
    scattereth the sheep:
13  And the hireling flieth, because he is a hireling:  and he
    hath no care for the sheep.
14  I am the good shepherd; and I know mine, and mine know me.
15  As the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father:  and I
    lay down my life for my sheep.
16  And other sheep I have, that are not of this fold:  them
    also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice, and there
    shall be one fold and one shepherd.
17  Therefore doth the Father love me:  because I lay down my
    life, that I may take it again.
18  No man taketh it away from me:  but I lay it down of
    myself, and I have power to lay it down:  and I have power
    to take it up again.  This commandment have I received of
    my Father.
19  A dissension rose again among the Jews for these words.
20  And many of them said:  He hath a devil, and is mad:  why
    hear you him?
21  Others said:  These are not the words of one that hath a
    devil:  Can a devil open the eyes of the blind?
22  And it was the feast of the dedication at Jerusalem:  and
    it was winter.
23  And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon's porch.
24  The Jews therefore came round about him, and said to him:
    How long dost thou hold our souls in suspense?  If thou be
    the Christ, tell us plainly.
25  Jesus answered them:  I speak to you, and you believe not:
    the works that I do in the name of my Father, they give
    testimony of me.
26  But you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep.
27  My sheep hear my voice:  and I know them, and they follow
28  And I give them life everlasting; and they shall not
    perish for ever, and no man shall pluck them out of my
29  That which my Father hath given me, is greater than all:
    and no one can snatch them out of the hand of my Father.
30  I and the Father are one.
31  The Jews then took up stones to stone him.
32  Jesus answered them:  Many good works I have shewed you
    from my Father; for which of these works do you stone me?
33  The Jews answered him:  For a good work we stone thee not,
    but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man,
    maketh thyself God.
34  Jesus answered them:  Is it not written in your law:  I
    said you are gods?
35  If he called them gods, to whom the word of God was spoken,
    and the scripture cannot be broken;
36  Do you say of him whom the Father hath sanctified and sent
    into the world:  Thou blasphemest, because I said, I am
    the Son of God?
37  If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.
38  But if I do, though you will not believe me, believe the
    works:  that you may know and believe that the Father is
    in me, and I in the Father.
39  They sought therefore to take him; and he escaped out of
    their hands.
40  And he went again beyond the Jordan, into that place where
    John was baptizing first; and there he abode.
41  And many resorted to him, and they said:  John indeed did
    no sign.
42  But all things whatsoever John said of this man, were
    true.  And many believed in him.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 11
1   Now there was a certain man sick, named Lazarus, of
    Bethania, of the town of Mary and Martha her sister.
2   (And Mary was she that anointed the Lord with ointment,
    and wiped his feet with her hair:  whose brother Lazarus
    was sick.)
3   His sisters therefore sent to him, saying:  Lord, behold,
    he whom thou lovest is sick.
4   And Jesus hearing it, said to them:  This sickness is not
    unto death, but for the glory of God:  that the Son of God
    may be glorified by it.
5   Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister Mary, and Lazarus.
6   When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he still
    remained in the same place two days.
7   Then after that, he said to his disciples:  Let us go into
    Judea again.
8   The disciples say to him:  Rabbi, the Jews but now sought
    to stone thee: and goest thou thither again?
9   Jesus answered:  Are there not twelve hours of the day?
    If a man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he
    seeth the light of this world:
10  But if he walk in the night, he stumbleth, because the
    light is not in him.
11  These things he said; and after that he said to them:
    Lazarus our friend sleepeth; but I go that I may awake him
    out of sleep.
12  His disciples therefore said:  Lord, if he sleep, he shall
    do well.
13  But Jesus spoke of his death; and they thought that he
    spoke of the repose of sleep.
14  Then therefore Jesus said to them plainly:  Lazarus is
15  And I am glad, for your sakes, that I was not there, that
    you may believe: but let us go to him.
16  Thomas therefore, who is called Didymus, said to his
    fellow disciples:  Let us also go, that we may die with
17  Jesus therefore came, and found that he had been four days
    already in the grave.
18  (Now Bethania was near Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs
19  And many of the Jews were come to Martha and Mary, to
    comfort them concerning their brother.
20  Martha therefore, as soon as she heard that Jesus was
    come, went to meet him:  but Mary sat at home.
21  Martha therefore said to Jesus:  Lord, if thou hadst been
    here, my brother had not died.
22  But now also I know that whatsoever thou wilt ask of God,
    God will give it thee.
23  Jesus saith to her:  Thy brother shall rise again.
24  Martha saith to him:  I know that he shall rise again, in
    the resurrection at the last day.
25  Jesus said to her:  I am the resurrection and the life:
    he that believeth in me, although he be dead, shall live:
26  And every one that liveth, and believeth in me, shall not
    die for ever. Believest thou this?
27  She saith to him:  Yea, Lord, I have believed that thou
    art Christ the Son of the living God, who art come into
    this world.
28  And when she had said these things, she went, and called
    her sister Mary secretly, saying:  The master is come, and
    calleth for thee.
29  She, as soon as she heard this, riseth quickly, and cometh
    to him.
30  For Jesus was not yet come into the town:  but he was
    still in that place where Martha had met him.
31  The Jews therefore, who were with her in the house, and
    comforted her, when they saw Mary that she rose up
    speedily and went out, followed her, saying:  She goeth to
    the grave to weep there.
32  When Mary therefore was come where Jesus was, seeing him,
    she fell down at his feet, and saith to him:  Lord, if
    thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
33  Jesus, therefore, when he saw her weeping, and the Jews
    that were come with her, weeping, groaned in the spirit,
    and troubled himself,
34  And said:  Where have you laid him?  They say to him:
    Lord, come and see.
35  And Jesus wept.
36  The Jews therefore said:  Behold how he loved him.
37  But some of them said:  Could not he that opened the eyes
    of the man born blind, have caused that this man should
    not die?
38  Jesus therefore again groaning in himself, cometh to the
    sepulchre.  Now it was a cave; and a stone was laid over
39  Jesus saith:  Take away the stone.  Martha, the sister of
    him that was dead, saith to him:  Lord, by this time he
    stinketh, for he is now of four days.
40  Jesus saith to her:  Did not I say to thee, that if thou
    believe, thou shalt see the glory of God?
41  They took therefore the stone away.  And Jesus lifting up
    his eyes said: Father, I give thee thanks that thou hast
    heard me.
42  And I knew that thou hearest me always; but because of the
    people who stand about have I said it, that they may
    believe that thou hast sent me.
43  When he had said these things, he cried with a loud voice:
    Lazarus, come forth.
44  And presently he that had been dead came forth, bound feet
    and hands with winding bands; and his face was bound about
    with a napkin.  Jesus said to them:  Loose him, and let
    him go.
45  Many therefore of the Jews, who were come to Mary and
    Martha, and had seen the things that Jesus did, believed
    in him.
46  But some of them went to the Pharisees, and told them the
    things that Jesus had done.
47  The chief priests therefore, and the Pharisees, gathered
    a council, and said:  What do we, for this man doth many
48  If we let him alone so, all will believe in him; and the
    Romans will come, and take away our place and nation.
49  But one of them, named Caiphas, being the high priest that
    year, said to them:  You know nothing.
50  Neither do you consider that it is expedient for you that
    one man should die for the people, and that the whole
    nation perish not.
51  And this he spoke not of himself:  but being the high
    priest of that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die
    for the nation.
52  And not only for the nation, but to gather together in one
    the children of God, that were dispersed.
53  From that day therefore they devised to put him to death.
54  Wherefore Jesus walked no more openly among the Jews; but
    he went into a country near the desert, unto a city that
    is called Ephrem, and there he abode with his disciples.
55  And the pasch of the Jews was at hand; and many from the
    country went up to Jerusalem, before the pasch to purify
56  They sought therefore for Jesus; and they discoursed one
    with another, standing in the temple:  What think you that
    he is not come to the festival day?  And the chief priests
    and Pharisees had given a commandment, that if any man
    knew where he was, he should tell, that they might
    apprehend him.
             The Gospel of John, Chapter 12
1   Jesus therefore, six days before the pasch, came to
    Bethania, where Lazarus had been dead, whom Jesus raised
    to life.
2   And they made him a supper there:  and Martha served:  but
    Lazarus was one of them that were at table with him.
3   Mary therefore took a pound of ointment of right
    spikenard, of great price, and anointed the feet of Jesus,
    and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled
    with the odour of the ointment.
4   Then one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, he that was
    about to betray him, said:
5   Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence,
    and given to the poor?
6   Now he said this, not because he cared for the poor; but
    because he was a thief, and having the purse, carried the
    things that were put therein.
7   Jesus therefore said:  Let her alone, that she may keep it
    against the day of my burial.
8   For the poor you have always with you; but me you have not
9   A great multitude therefore of the Jews knew that he was
    there; and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that
    they might see Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.
10  But the chief priests thought to kill Lazarus also:
11  Because many of the Jews, by reason of him, went away, and
    believed in Jesus.
12  And on the next day, a great multitude that was to come to
    the festival day, when they had heard that Jesus was
    coming to Jerusalem,
13  Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him,
    and cried: Hosanna, blessed is he that cometh in the name
    of the Lord, the king of Israel.
14  And Jesus found a young ass, and sat upon it, as it is
15  Fear not, daughter of Sion:  behold, thy king cometh,
    sitting on an ass's colt.
16  These things his disciples did not know at the first; but
    when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these
    things were written of him, and that they had done these
    things to him.
17  The multitude therefore gave testimony, which was with
    him, when he called Lazarus out of the grave, and raised
    him from the dead.
18  For which reason also the people came to meet him, because
    they heard that he had done this miracle.
19  The Pharisees therefore said among themselves:  Do you see
    that we prevail nothing?  behold, the whole world is gone
    after him.
20  Now there were certain Gentiles among them, who came up to
    adore on the festival day.
21  These therefore came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of
    Galilee, and desired him, saying:  Sir, we would see
22  Philip cometh, and telleth Andrew.  Again Andrew and
    Philip told Jesus.
23  But Jesus answered them, saying:  The hour is come, that
    the Son of man should be glorified.
24  Amen, amen I say to you, unless the grain of wheat falling
    into the ground die,
25  Itself remaineth alone.  But if it die, it bringeth forth
    much fruit.  He that loveth his life shall lose it; and he
    that hateth his life in this world, keepeth it unto life
26  If any man minister to me, let him follow me; and where I
    am, there also shall my minister be.  If any man minister
    to me, him will my Father honour.
27  Now is my soul troubled.  And what shall I say?  Father,
    save me from this hour.  But for this cause I came unto
    this hour.
28  Father, glorify thy name.  A voice therefore came from
    heaven:  I have both glorified it, and will glorify it
29  The multitude therefore that stood and heard, said that it
    thundered. Others said:  An angel spoke to him.
30  Jesus answered, and said:  This voice came not because of
    me, but for your sakes.
31  Now is the judgment of the world:  now shall the prince of
    this world be cast out.
32  And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all
    things to myself.
33  (Now this he said, signifying what death he should die.)
34  The multitude answered him:  We have heard out of the law,
    that Christ abideth for ever; and how sayest thou:  The
    Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man?
35  Jesus therefore said to them:  Yet a little while, the
    light is among you. Walk whilst you have the light, that
    the darkness overtake you not.  And he that walketh in
    darkness, knoweth not whither be goeth.
36  Whilst you have the light, believe in the light, that you
    may be the children of light.  These things Jesus spoke;
    and he went away, and hid himself from them.
37  And whereas he had done so many miracles before them, they
    believed not in him:
38  That the saying of Isaias the prophet might be fulfilled,
    which he said: Lord, who hath believed our hearing?  and
    to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
39  Therefore they could not believe, because Isaias said
40  He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart, that
    they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with
    their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
41  These things said Isaias, when he saw his glory, and spoke
    of him.
42  However, many of the chief men also believed in him; but
    because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, that
    they might not be cast out of the synagogue.
43  For they loved the glory of men more than the glory of
44  But Jesus cried, and said:  He that believeth in me, doth
    not believe in me, but in him that sent me.
45  And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me.
46  I am come a light into the world; that whosoever believeth
    in me, may not remain in darkness.
47  And if any man hear my words, and keep them not, I do not
    judge him: for I came not to judge the world, but to save
    the world.
48  He that despiseth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one
    that judgeth him; the word that I have spoken, the same
    shall judge him in the last day.
49  For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent
    me, he gave me commandment what I should say, and what I
    should speak.
50  And I know that his commandment is life everlasting.  The
    things therefore that I speak, even as the Father said
    unto me, so do I speak.
          The Gospel of John, Chapter 13
1   Before the festival day of the pasch, Jesus knowing that
    his hour was come, that he should pass out of this world
    to the Father:  having loved his own who were in the
    world, he loved them unto the end.
2   And when supper was done, (the devil having now put into
    the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to betray
3   Knowing that the Father had given him all things into his
    hands, and that he came from God, and goeth to God;
4   He riseth from supper, and layeth aside his garments, and
    having taken a towel, girded himself.
5   After that, he putteth water into a basin, and began to
    wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe them with the
    towel wherewith he was girded.
6   He cometh therefore to Simon Peter.  And Peter saith to
    him:  Lord, dost thou wash my feet?
7   Jesus answered, and said to him:  What I do thou knowest
    not now; but thou shalt know hereafter.
8   Peter saith to him:  Thou shalt never wash my feet.  Jesus
    answered him: If I wash thee not, thou shalt have no part
    with me.
9   Simon Peter saith to him:  Lord, not only my feet, but
    also my hands and my head.
10  Jesus saith to him:  He that is washed, needeth not but to
    wash his feet, but is clean wholly.  And you are clean,
    but not all.
11  For he knew who he was that would betray him; therefore he
    said:  You are not all clean.
12  Then after he had washed their feet, and taken his
    garments, being set down again, he said to them:  Know you
    what I have done to you?
13  You call me Master, and Lord; and you say well, for so I
14  If then I being your Lord and Master, have washed your
    feet; you also ought to wash one another's feet.
15  For I have given you an example, that as I have done to
    you, so you do also.
16  Amen, amen I say to you:  The servant is not greater than
    his lord; neither is the apostle greater than he that sent
17  If you know these things, you shall be blessed if you do
18  I speak not of you all:  I know whom I have chosen.  But
    that the scripture may be fulfilled:  He that eateth bread
    with me, shall lift up his heel against me.
19  At present I tell you, before it come to pass:  that when
    it shall come to pass, you may believe that I am he.
20  Amen, amen I say to you, he that receiveth whomsoever I
    send, receiveth me; and he that receiveth me, receiveth
    him that sent me.
21  When Jesus had said these things, he was troubled in
    spirit; and he testified, and said:  Amen, amen I say to
    you, one of you shall betray me.
22  The disciples therefore looked one upon another, doubting
    of whom he spoke.
23  Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his
    disciples, whom Jesus loved.
24  Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, and said to him:
    Who is it of whom he speaketh?
25  He therefore, leaning on the breast of Jesus, saith to
    him:  Lord, who is it?
26  Jesus answered:  He it is to whom I shall reach bread
    dipped.  And when he had dipped the bread, he gave it to
    Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
27  And after the morsel, Satan entered into him.  And Jesus
    said to him:  That which thou dost, do quickly.
28  Now no man at the table knew to what purpose he said this
    unto him.
29  For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus
    had said to him:  Buy those things which we have need of
    for the festival day:  or that he should give something to
    the poor.
30  He therefore having received the morsel, went out
    immediately.  And it was night.
31  When he therefore was gone out, Jesus said:  Now is the
    Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.
32  If God be glorified in him, God also will glorify him in
    himself; and immediately will he glorify him.
33  Little children, yet a little while I am with you.  You
    shall seek me; and as I said to the Jews:  Whither I go
    you cannot come; so I say to you now.
34  A new commandment I give unto you:  That you love one
    another, as I have loved you, that you also love one
35  By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if
    you have love one for another.
36  Simon Peter saith to him:  Lord, whither goest thou?
    Jesus answered: Whither I go, thou canst not follow me
    now; but thou shalt follow hereafter.
37  Peter saith to him:  Why cannot I follow thee now?  I will
    lay down my life for thee.
38  Jesus answered him:  Wilt thou lay down thy life for me?
    Amen, amen I say to thee, the cock shall not crow, till
    thou deny me thrice.
            The Gospel of John, Chapter 14
1   Let not your heart be troubled.  You believe in God,
    believe also in me.
2   In my Father's house there are many mansions.  If not, I
    would have told you:  because I go to prepare a place for
3   And if I shall go, and prepare a place for you, I will
    come again, and will take you to myself; that where I am,
    you also may be.
4   And whither I go you know, and the way you know.
5   Thomas saith to him:  Lord, we know not whither thou
    goest; and how can we know the way?
6   Jesus saith to him:  I am the way, and the truth, and the
    life.  No man cometh to the Father, but by me.
7   If you had known me, you would without doubt have known my
    Father also:  and from henceforth you shall know him, and
    you have seen him.
8   Philip saith to him:  Lord, shew us the Father, and it is
    enough for us.
9   Jesus saith to him:  Have I been so long a time with you;
    and have you not known me?  Philip, he that seeth me seeth
    the Father also.  How sayest thou, Shew us the Father?
10  Do you not believe, that I am in the Father, and the
    Father in me?  The words that I speak to you, I speak not
    of myself.  But the Father who abideth in me, he doth the
11  Believe you not that I am in the Father, and the Father in
12  Otherwise believe for the very works' sake.  Amen, amen I
    say to you, he that believeth in me, the works that I do,
    he also shall do; and greater than these shall he do.
13  Because I go to the Father:  and whatsoever you shall ask
    the Father in my name, that will I do:  that the Father
    may be glorified in the Son.
14  If you shall ask me any thing in my name, that I will do.
15  If you love me, keep my commandments.
16  And I will ask the Father, and he shall give you another
    Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever.
17  The spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive,
    because it seeth him not, nor knoweth him:  but you shall
    know him; because he shall abide with you, and shall be in
18  I will not leave you orphans, I will come to you.
19  Yet a little while:  and the world seeth me no more.  But
    you see me: because I live, and you shall live.
20  In that day you shall know, that I am in my Father, and
    you in me, and I in you.
21  He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them; he it is
    that loveth me.  And he that loveth me, shall be loved of
    my Father:  and I will love him, and will manifest myself
    to him.
22  Judas saith to him, not the Iscariot:  Lord, how is it,
    that thou wilt manifest thyself to us, and not to the
23  Jesus answered, and said to him:  If any one love me, he
    will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we
    will come to him, and will make our abode with him.
24  He that loveth me not, keepeth not my words.  And the word
    which you have heard, is not mine; but the Father's who
    sent me.
25  These things have I spoken to you, abiding with you.
26  But the Paraclete, the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will
    send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring
    all things to your mind, whatsoever I shall have said to
27  Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you:  not as
    the world giveth, do I give unto you.  Let not your heart
    be troubled, nor let it be afraid.
28  You have heard that I said to you:  I go away, and I come
    unto you.  If you loved me, you would indeed be glad,
    because I go to the Father:  for the Father is greater
    than I.
29  And now I have told you before it comes to pass:  that
    when it shall come to pass, you may believe.
30  I will not now speak many things with you.  For the prince
    of this world cometh, and in me he hath not any thing.
31  But that the world may know, that I love the Father:  and
    as the Father hath given me commandment, so do I.  Arise,
    let us go hence.
             The Gospel of John, Chapter 15
1   I am the true vine; and my Father is the husbandman.
2   Every branch in me, that beareth not fruit, he will take
    away:  and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it,
    that it may bring forth more fruit.
3   Now you are clean by reason of the word, which I have
    spoken to you.
4   Abide in me, and I in you.  As the branch cannot bear
    fruit of itself, unless it abide in the vine, so neither
    can you, unless you abide in me.
5   I am the vine; you the branches:  he that abideth in me,
    and I in him, the same beareth much fruit:  for without me
    you can do nothing.
6   If any one abide not in me, he shall be cast forth as a
    branch, and shall wither, and they shall gather him up,
    and cast him into the fire, and he burneth.
7   If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall
    ask whatever you will, and it shall be done unto you.
8   In this is my Father glorified; that you bring forth very
    much fruit, and become my disciples.
9   As the Father hath loved me, I also have loved you.  Abide
    in my love.
10  If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love;
    as I also have kept my Father's commandments, and do abide
    in his love.
11  These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in
    you, and your joy may be filled.
12  This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I
    have loved you.
13  Greater love than this no man hath, that a man lay down
    his life for his friends.
14  You are my friends, if you do the things that I command
15  I will not now call you servants:  for the servant knoweth
    not what his lord doth.  But I have called you friends:
    because all things whatsoever I have heard of my Father,
    I have made known to you.
16  You have not chosen me:  but I have chosen you; and have
    appointed you, that you should go, and should bring forth
    fruit; and your fruit should remain:  that whatsoever you
    shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
17  These things I command you, that you love one another.
18  If the world hate you, know ye, that it hath hated me
    before you.
19  If you had been of the world, the world would love its
    own:  but because you are not of the world, but I have
    chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth
20  Remember my word that I said to you:  The servant is not
    greater than his master.  If they have persecuted me, they
    will also persecute you:  if they have kept my word, they
    will keep yours also.
21  But all these things they will do to you for my name's
    sake:  because they know not him who sent me.
22  If I had not come, and spoken to them, they would not have
    sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.
23  He that hateth me, hateth my Father also.
24  If I had not done among them the works that no other man
    hath done, they would not have sin; but now they have both
    seen and hated both me and my Father.
25  But that the word may be fulfilled which is written in
    their law:  They hated me without cause.
26  But when the Paraclete cometh, whom I will send you from
    the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the
    Father, he shall give testimony of me.
27  And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from
    the beginning.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 16
1   These things have I spoken to you, that you may not be
2   They will put you out of the synagogues:  yea, the hour
    cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he
    doth a service to God.
3   And these things will they do to you; because they have
    not known the Father, nor me.
4   But these things I have told you, that when the hour shall
    come, you may remember that I told you of them.
5   But I told you not these things from the beginning,
    because I was with you.  And now I go to him that sent me,
    and none of you asketh me: Whither goest thou?
6   But because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow hath
    filled your heart.
7   But I tell you the truth:  it is expedient to you that I
    go:  for if I go not, the Paraclete will not come to you;
    but if I go, I will send him to you.
8   And when he is come, he will convince the world of sin,
    and of justice, and of judgment.
9   Of sin:  because they believed not in me.
10  And of justice:  because I go to the Father; and you shall
    see me no longer.
11  And of judgment:  because the prince of this world is
    already judged.
12  I have yet many things to say to you:  but you cannot bear
    them now.
13  But when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will teach
    you all truth. For he shall not speak of himself; but what
    things soever he shall hear, he shall speak; and the
    things that are to come, he shall shew you.
14  He shall glorify me; because he shall receive of mine, and
    shall shew it to you.
15  All things whatsoever the Father hath, are mine.
    Therefore I said, that he shall receive of mine, and shew
    it to you.
16  A little while, and now you shall not see me; and again a
    little while, and you shall see me:  because I go to the
17  Then some of the disciples said one to another:  What is
    this that he saith to us:  A little while, and you shall
    not see me; and again a little while, and you shall see
    me, and, because I go to the Father?
18  They said therefore:  What is this that he saith, A little
    while?  we know not what he speaketh.
19  And Jesus knew that they had a mind to ask him; and he
    said to them:  Of this do you inquire among yourselves,
    because I said:  A little while, and you shall not see me;
    and again a little while, and you shall see me?
20  Amen, amen I say to you, that you shall lament and weep,
    but the world shall rejoice; and you shall be made
    sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
21  A woman, when she is in labour, hath sorrow, because her
    hour is come; but when she hath brought forth the child,
    she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is
    born into the world.
22  So also you now indeed have sorrow; but I will see you
    again, and your heart shall rejoice; and your joy no man
    shall take from you.
23  And in that day you shall not ask me any thing.  Amen,
    amen I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in my
    name, he will give it you.
24  Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name.  Ask,
    and you shall receive; that your joy may be full.
25  These things I have spoken to you in proverbs.  The hour
    cometh, when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but
    will shew you plainly of the Father.
26  In that day you shall ask in my name; and I say not to
    you, that I will ask the Father for you:
27  For the Father himself loveth you, because you have loved
    me, and have believed that I came out from God.
28  I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world:
    again I leave the world, and I go to the Father.
29  His disciples say to him:  Behold, now thou speakest
    plainly, and speakest no proverb.
30  Now we know that thou knowest all things, and thou needest
    not that any man should ask thee.  By this we believe that
    thou camest forth from God.
31  Jesus answered them:  Do you now believe?
32  Behold, the hour cometh, and it is now come, that you
    shall be scattered every man to his own, and shall leave
    me alone; and yet I am not alone, because the Father is
    with me.
33  These things I have spoken to you, that in me you may have
    peace.  In the world you shall have distress:  but have
    confidence, I have overcome the world.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 17
1   These things Jesus spoke, and lifting up his eyes to
    heaven, he said: Father, the hour is come, glorify thy
    Son, that thy Son may glorify thee.
2   As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he may
    give eternal life to all whom thou hast given him.
3   Now this is eternal life:  That they may know thee, the
    only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
4   I have glorified thee on the earth; I have finished the
    work which thou gavest me to do.
5   And now glorify thou me, O Father, with thyself, with the
    glory which I had, before the world was, with thee.
6   I have manifested thy name to the men whom thou hast given
    me out of the world.  Thine they were, and to me thou
    gavest them; and they have kept thy word.
7   Now they have known, that all things which thou hast given
    me, are from thee:
8   Because the words which thou gavest me, I have given to
    them; and they have received them, and have known in very
    deed that I came out from thee, and they have believed
    that thou didst send me.
9   I pray for them:  I pray not for the world, but for them
    whom thou hast given me:  because they are thine:
10  And all my things are thine, and thine are mine; and I am
    glorified in them.
11  And now I am not in the world, and these are in the world,
    and I come to thee.  Holy Father, keep them in thy name
    whom thou has given me; that they may be one, as we also
12  While I was with them, I kept them in thy name.  Those
    whom thou gavest me have I kept; and none of them is lost,
    but the son of perdition, that the scripture may be
13  And now I come to thee; and these things I speak in the
    world, that they may have my joy filled in themselves.
14  I have given them thy word, and the world hath hated them,
    because they are not of the world; as I also am not of the
15  I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world,
    but that thou shouldst keep them from evil.
16  They are not of the world, as I also am not of the world.
17  Sanctify them in truth.  Thy word is truth.
18  As thou hast sent me into the world, I also have sent them
    into the world.
19  And for them do I sanctify myself, that they also may be
    sanctified in truth.
20  And not for them only do I pray, but for them also who
    through their word shall believe in me;
21  That they all may be one, as thou, Father, in me, and I in
    thee; that they also may be one in us; that the world may
    believe that thou hast sent me.
22  And the glory which thou hast given me, I have given to
    them; that they may be one, as we also are one:
23  I in them, and thou in me; that they may be made perfect
    in one:  and the world may know that thou hast sent me,
    and hast loved them, as thou hast also loved me.
24  Father, I will that where I am, they also whom thou hast
    given me may be with me; that they may see my glory which
    thou hast given me, because thou hast loved me before the
    creation of the world.
25  Just Father, the world hath not known thee; but I have
    known thee:  and these have known that thou hast sent me.
26  And I have made known thy name to them, and will make it
    known; that the love wherewith thou hast loved me, may be
    in them, and I in them.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 18
1   When Jesus had said these things, he went forth with his
    disciples over the brook Cedron, where there was a garden,
    into which he entered with his disciples.
2   And Judas also, who betrayed him, knew the place; because
    Jesus had often resorted thither together with his
3   Judas therefore having received a band of soldiers and
    servants from the chief priests and the Pharisees, cometh
    thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.
4   Jesus therefore, knowing all things that should come upon
    him, went forth, and said to them:  Whom seek ye?
5   They answered him:  Jesus of Nazareth.  Jesus saith to
    them:  I am he. And Judas also, who betrayed him, stood
    with them.
6   As soon therefore as he had said to them:  I am he; they
    went backward, and fell to the ground.
7   Again therefore he asked them:  Whom seek ye?  And they
    said, Jesus of Nazareth.
8   Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he.  If
    therefore you seek me, let these go their way.
9   That the word might be fulfilled which he said:  Of them
    whom thou hast given me, I have not lost any one.
10  Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it, and struck the
    servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.
    And the name of the servant was Malchus.
11  Jesus therefore said to Peter:  Put up thy sword into the
    scabbard.  The chalice which my Father hath given me,
    shall I not drink it?
12  Then the band and the tribune, and the servants of the
    Jews, took Jesus, and bound him:
13  And they led him away to Annas first, for he was father in
    law to Caiphas, who was the high priest of that year.
14  Now Caiphas was he who had given the counsel to the Jews:
    That it was expedient that one man should die for the
15  And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another
    disciple.  And that disciple was known to the high priest,
    and went in with Jesus into the court of the high priest.
16  But Peter stood at the door without.  The other disciple
    therefore, who was known to the high priest, went out, and
    spoke to the portress, and brought in Peter.
17  The maid therefore that was portress, saith to Peter:  Art
    not thou also one of this man's disciples?  He saith:  I
    am not.
18  Now the servants and ministers stood at a fire of coals,
    because it was cold, and warmed themselves.  And with them
    was Peter also, standing, and warming himself.
19  The high priest therefore asked Jesus of his disciples,
    and of his doctrine.
20  Jesus answered him:  I have spoken openly to the world:
    I have always taught in the synagogue, and in the temple,
    whither all the Jews resort; and in secret I have spoken
21  Why asketh thou me?  ask them who have heard what I have
    spoken unto them:  behold they know what things I have
22  And when he had said these things, one of the servants
    standing by, gave Jesus a blow, saying:  Answerest thou
    the high priest so?
23  Jesus answered him:  If I have spoken evil, give testimony
    of the evil; but if well, why strikest thou me?
24  And Annas sent him bound to Caiphas the high priest.
25  And Simon Peter was standing, and warming himself.  They
    said therefore to him:  Art not thou also one of his
    disciples?  He denied it, and said:  I am not.
26  One of the servants of the high priest (a kinsman to him
    whose ear Peter cut off) saith to him:  Did I not see thee
    in the garden with him?
27  Again therefore Peter denied; and immediately the cock
28  Then they led Jesus from Caiphas to the governor's hall.
    And it was morning; and they went not into the hall, that
    they might not be defiled, but that they might eat the
29  Pilate therefore went out to them, and said:  What
    accusation bring you against this man?
30  They answered, and said to him:  If he were not a
    malefactor, we would not have delivered him up to thee.
31  Pilate therefore said to them:  Take him you, and judge
    him according to your law.  The Jews therefore said to
    him:  It is not lawful for us to put any man to death;
32  That the word of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he said,
    signifying what death he should die.
33  Pilate therefore went into the hall again, and called
    Jesus, and said to him:  Art thou the king of the Jews?
34  Jesus answered:  Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or
    have others told it thee of me?
35  Pilate answered:  Am I a Jew?  Thy own nation, and the
    chief priests, have delivered thee up to me:  what hast
    thou done?
36  Jesus answered:  My kingdom is not of this world.  If my
    kingdom were of this world, my servants would certainly
    strive that I should not be delivered to the Jews:  but
    now my kingdom is not from hence.
37  Pilate therefore said to him:  Art thou a king then?
    Jesus answered:  Thou sayest that I am a king.  For this
    was I born, and for this came I into the world; that I
    should give testimony to the truth.  Every one that is of
    the truth, heareth my voice.
38  Pilate saith to him:  What is truth?  And when he said
    this, he went out again to the Jews, and saith to them:
    I find no cause in him.
39  But you have a custom that I should release one unto you
    at the pasch: will you, therefore, that I release unto you
    the king of the Jews?
40  Then cried they all again, saying:  Not this man, but
    Barabbas.  Now Barabbas was a robber.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 19
1   Then therefore, Pilate took Jesus, and scourged him.
2   And the soldiers platting a crown of thorns, put it upon
    his head; and they put on him a purple garment.
3   And they came to him, and said:  Hail, king of the Jews;
    and they gave him blows.
4   Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith to them:
    Behold, I bring him forth unto you, that you may know that
    I find no cause in him.
5   (Jesus therefore came forth, bearing the crown of thorns
    and the purple garment.) And he saith to them:  Behold the
6   When the chief priests, therefore, and the servants, had
    seen him, they cried out, saying:  Crucify him, crucify
    him.  Pilate saith to them:  Take him you, and crucify
    him:  for I find no cause in him.
7   The Jews answered him:  We have a law; and according to
    the law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son
    of God.
8   When Pilate therefore had heard this saying, he feared the
9   And he entered into the hall again, and he said to Jesus:
    Whence art thou?  But Jesus gave him no answer.
10  Pilate therefore saith to him:  Speakest thou not to me?
    knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and I
    have power to release thee?
11  Jesus answered:  Thou shouldst not have any power against
    me, unless it were given thee from above.  Therefore, he
    that hath delivered me to thee, hath the greater sin.
12  And from henceforth Pilate sought to release him.  But the
    Jews cried out, saying:  If thou release this man, thou
    art not Caesar's friend.  For whosoever maketh himself a
    king, speaketh against Caesar.
13  Now when Pilate had heard these words, he brought Jesus
    forth, and sat down in the judgment seat, in the place
    that is called Lithostrotos, and in Hebrew Gabbatha.
14  And it was the parasceve of the pasch, about the sixth
    hour, and he saith to the Jews:  Behold your king.
15  But they cried out:  Away with him; away with him; crucify
    him.  Pilate saith to them:  Shall I crucify your king?
    The chief priests answered:  We have no king but Caesar.
16  Then therefore he delivered him to them to be crucified.
    And they took Jesus, and led him forth.
17  And bearing his own cross, he went forth to that place
    which is called Calvary, but in Hebrew Golgotha.
18  Where they crucified him, and with him two others, one on
    each side, and Jesus in the midst.
19  And Pilate wrote a title also, and he put it upon the
    cross.  And the writing was:  JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING
20  This title therefore many of the Jews did read:  because
    the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city:
    and it was written in Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin.
21  Then the chief priests of the Jews said to Pilate:  Write
    not, The King of the Jews; but that he said, I am the King
    of the Jews.
22  Pilate answered:  What I have written, I have written.
23  The soldiers therefore, when they had crucified him, took
    his garments,  (and they made four parts, to every soldier
    a part,) and also his coat. Now the coat was without seam,
    woven from the top throughout.
24  They said then one to another:  Let us not cut it, but let
    us cast lots for it, whose it shall be; that the scripture
    might be fulfilled, saying:  They have parted my garments
    among them, and upon my vesture they have cast lot.  And
    the soldiers indeed did these things.
25  Now there stood by the cross of Jesus, his mother, and his
    mother's sister, Mary of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalen.
26  When Jesus therefore had seen his mother and the disciple
    standing whom he loved, he saith to his mother:  Woman,
    behold thy son.
27  After that, he saith to the disciple:  Behold thy mother.
    And from that hour, the disciple took her to his own.
28  Afterwards, Jesus knowing that all things were now
    accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, said:
    I thirst.
29  Now there was a vessel set there full of vinegar.  And
    they, putting a sponge full of vinegar and hyssop, put it
    to his mouth.
30  Jesus therefore, when he had taken the vinegar, said:  It
    is consummated. And bowing his head, he gave up the ghost.
31  Then the Jews, (because it was the parasceve,) that the
    bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath day,
    (for that was a great sabbath day,) besought Pilate that
    their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken
32  The soldiers therefore came; and they broke the legs of
    the first, and of the other that was crucified with him.
33  But after they were come to Jesus, when they saw that he
    was already dead, they did not break his legs.
34  But one of the soldiers with a spear opened his side, and
    immediately there came out blood and water.
35  And he that saw it, hath given testimony, and his
    testimony is true.  And he knoweth that he saith true;
    that you also may believe.
36  For these things were done, that the scripture might be
    fulfilled:  You shall not break a bone of him.
37  And again another scripture saith:  They shall look on him
    whom they pierced.
38  And after these things, Joseph of Arimathea (because he
    was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the
    Jews) besought Pilate that he might take away the body of
    Jesus.  And Pilate gave leave.  He came therefore, and
    took away the body of Jesus.
39  And Nicodemus also came, (he who at the first came to
    Jesus by night,) bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes,
    about an hundred pound weight.
40  They took therefore the body of Jesus, and bound it in
    linen cloths, with the spices, as the manner of the Jews
    is to bury.
41  Now there was in the place where he was crucified, a
    garden; and in the garden a new sepulchre, wherein no man
    yet had been laid.
42  There, therefore, because of the parasceve of the Jews,
    they laid Jesus, because the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
           The Gospel of John, Chapter 20
1   And on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalen cometh
    early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre; and she
    saw the stone taken away from the sepulchre.
2   She ran, therefore, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the
    other disciple whom Jesus loved, and saith to them:  They
    have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know
    not where they have laid him.
3   Peter therefore went out, and that other disciple, and
    they came to the sepulchre.
4   And they both ran together, and that other disciple did
    outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre.
5   And when he stooped down, he saw the linen cloths lying;
    but yet he went not in.
6   Then cometh Simon Peter, following him, and went into the
    sepulchre, and saw the linen cloths lying,
7   And the napkin that had been about his head, not lying
    with the linen cloths, but apart, wrapped up into one
8   Then that other disciple also went in, who came first to
    the sepulchre: and he saw, and believed.
9   For as yet they knew not the scripture, that he must rise
    again from the dead.
10  The disciples therefore departed again to their home.
11  But Mary stood at the sepulchre without, weeping.  Now as
    she was weeping, she stooped down, and looked into the
12  And she saw two angels in white, sitting, one at the head,
    and one at the feet, where the body of Jesus had been
13  They say to her:  Woman, why weepest thou?  She saith to
    them:  Because they have taken away my Lord; and I know
    not where they have laid him.
14  When she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw
    Jesus standing; and she knew not that it was Jesus.
15  Jesus saith to her:  Woman, why weepest thou?  whom
    seekest thou?  She, thinking it was the gardener, saith to
    him:  Sir, if thou hast taken him hence, tell me where
    thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
16  Jesus saith to her:  Mary.  She turning, saith to him:
    Rabboni (which is to say, Master).
17  Jesus saith to her:  Do not touch me, for I am not yet
    ascended to my Father.  But go to my brethren, and say to
    them:  I ascend to my Father and to your Father, to my God
    and your God.
18  Mary Magdalen cometh, and telleth the disciples:  I have
    seen the Lord, and these things he said to me.
19  Now when it was late that same day, the first of the week,
    and the doors were shut, where the disciples were gathered
    together, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in
    the midst, and said to them:  Peace be to you.
20  And when he had said this, he shewed them his hands and
    his side.  The disciples therefore were glad, when they
    saw the Lord.
21  He said therefore to them again:  Peace be to you.  As the
    Father hath sent me, I also send you.
22  When he had said this, he breathed on them; and he said to
    them: Receive ye the Holy Ghost.
23  Whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them; and
    whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.
24  Now Thomas, one of the twelve, who is called Didymus, was
    not with them when Jesus came.
25  The other disciples therefore said to him:  We have seen
    the Lord.  But he said to them:  Except I shall see in his
    hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the
    place of the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will
    not believe.
26  And after eight days again his disciples were within, and
    Thomas with them.  Jesus cometh, the doors being shut, and
    stood in the midst, and said:  Peace be to you.
27  Then he said to Thomas:  Put in thy finger hither, and
    see my hands; and bring hither thy hand, and put it into
    my side; and be not faithless, but believing.
28  Thomas answered, and said to him:  My Lord, and my God.
29  Jesus saith to him:  Because thou hast seen me, Thomas,
    thou hast believed:  blessed are they that have not seen,
    and have believed.
30  Many other signs also did Jesus in the sight of his
    disciples, which are not written in this book.
31  But these are written, that you may believe that Jesus is
    the Christ, the Son of God:  and that believing, you may
    have life in his name.
             The Gospel of John, Chapter 21
1   After this, Jesus shewed himself again to the disciples at
    the sea of Tiberias.  And he shewed himself after this
2   There were together Simon Peter, and Thomas, who is called
    Didymus, and Nathanael, who was of Cana of Galilee, and
    the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples.
3   Simon Peter saith to them:  I go a fishing.  They say to
    him:  We also come with thee.  And they went forth, and
    entered into the ship:  and that night they caught
4   But when the morning was come, Jesus stood on the shore:
    yet the disciples knew not that it was Jesus.
5   Jesus therefore said to them:  Children, have you any
    meat?  They answered him:  No.
6   He saith to them:  Cast the net on the right side of the
    ship, and you shall find.  They cast therefore; and now
    they were not able to draw it, for the multitude of
7   That disciple therefore whom Jesus loved, said to Peter:
    It is the Lord. Simon Peter, when he heard that it was the
    Lord, girt his coat about him,  (for he was naked,) and
    cast himself into the sea.
8   But the other disciples came in the ship, (for they were
    not far from the land, but as it were two hundred cubits,)
    dragging the net with fishes.
9   As soon then as they came to land, they saw hot coals
    lying, and a fish laid thereon, and bread.
10  Jesus saith to them:  Bring hither of the fishes which you
    have now caught.
11  Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land, full of
    great fishes, one hundred and fifty-three.  And although
    there were so many, the net was not broken.
12  Jesus saith to them:  Come, and dine.  And none of them
    who were at meat, durst ask him:  Who art thou?  knowing
    that it was the Lord.
13  And Jesus cometh and taketh bread, and giveth them, and
    fish in like manner.
14  This is now the third time that Jesus was manifested to
    his disciples, after he was risen from the dead.
15  When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter:
    Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these?  He
    saith to him:  Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee.
    He saith to him:  Feed my lambs.
16  He saith to him again:  Simon, son of John, lovest thou
    me?  He saith to him:  Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love
    thee.  He saith to him:  Feed my lambs.
17  He said to him the third time:  Simon, son of John, lovest
    thou me?  Peter was grieved, because he had said to him
    the third time:  Lovest thou me? And he said to him:
    Lord, thou knowest all things:  thou knowest that I love
    thee.  He said to him:  Feed my sheep.
18  Amen, amen I say to thee, when thou wast younger, thou
    didst gird thyself, and didst walk where thou wouldst.
    But when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy
    hands, and another shall gird thee, and lead thee whither
    thou wouldst not.
19  And this he said, signifying by what death he should
    glorify God.  And when he had said this, he saith to him:
    Follow me.
20  Peter turning about, saw that disciple whom Jesus loved
    following, who also leaned on his breast at supper, and
    said:  Lord, who is he that shall betray thee?
21  Him therefore when Peter had seen, he saith to Jesus:
    Lord, and what shall this man do?
22  Jesus saith to him:  So I will have him to remain till I
    come, what is it to thee?  Follow thou me.
23  This saying therefore went abroad among the brethren, that
    that disciple should not die.  And Jesus did not say to
    him:  He should not die; but, So I will have him to remain
    till I come, what is it to thee?
24  This is that disciple who giveth testimony of these
    things, and hath written these things; and we know that
    his testimony is true.
25  But there are also many other things which Jesus did;
    which, if they were written every one, the world itself,
    I think, would not be able to contain the books that
    should be written.


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