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19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive


how ye 'prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.

20 And there were certain "Greeks' among them that 'came up to worship at the feast :

21 The same came therefore to Philip, which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.

22 Philip' cometh and telleth , Andrew : and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus.

23 4 And Jesus answered them, saying, The *hour is come, that the Son of man should be 'glorified.

24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, 'Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.

25 He that aloveth his life shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal:

8 we prevail. Co. 9 Gentiles. Rh. t John, xi. 47, 48.

u 1 Kings, viii. 41, 42 : Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake.---When he shall come and


towards this house; hear thou in heaven.-Acts, xvii, 4: Some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few. Rom. i. 16: For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth ; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

v Acts, viii. 27 : Behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority,--had come to Jerusalem for to worship.

W. JOHN, 1. 44:-Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter.

* John, xvii. 1: These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee.

y JOHN, xiii. 32.

2 1 Cor. XV. 36: Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die.

a See on LUKE, xvii. 33.

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26 "If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father. dhonour.

27 Now is my soul troubled ; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour; but for this cause came I unto this hour.

28 Father, glorify thy name. Then came there

LUKE, vi. 46: And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say? John, xiv. 15: If ye love me, keep my commandments.

LUKE, xxiii. 43 : To day shalt thou be with me in paradise. John, xiv. 3: If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself, that where I am, there ye may be also. do. xvii. 24: Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me : for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. 2 COR. V. 8: We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. Phil.i. 23: I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and be with Christ; which is far better. 1 Thes.iy.17: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Rev. iii. 21: To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne.

d1 SAM. ii. 30: Them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed. Pro. xxvii. 18: Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so ne that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.

e MAT. xxvi. 38, 39: Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me. And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt. Luke, xii. 50: I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished! John, xiii. 21.

fLUKE, xxii. 53: When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me : but this is your haur, and the power of darkness. John, xviii. 37: Pilaté therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice

& See on MAT. iii. 17

a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

29 The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered : others said, An angel spake to him.

30 Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of


hbut for your sakes. 31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

h John, xi. 42.

i Gen. iii. 15: I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. Ps. lxviii. 18: Thou hast led captivity captive. Isa. liii. 12: He shall divide the spoil with the strong. Mat. xii. 29: How can one enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house. LUKE, X. 18: I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. do. xi. 22: When a stronger than he shall come upon him and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils. JOHN, xiv. 30: The prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.' do. xvi. 11: The prince of this world is judged. Acts, xxvi. 18: To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God. 1 Cor. ii. 12: Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God. 2 Cor. iv. 4: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not. Eph.ii. 2: Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience. · do. iv. 8: When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men. do. vi. 12: We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Col. i. 13: Who hath delivered us from the power of ii. 15: Having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a show of them openly, triumphing over them in it. Heb. ii. 14: That through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil. Rev. ix. 1: And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth. do. xii. 8,9: And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. . And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world : he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

32 And I, "if I be 10 lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.

33 m This he said, signifying what death he should die.

34 The people 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 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while 'is the light with you. PWalk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon" you : for 9he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.

10 when I am. Dod. We. 1 surprise. Ham. . * John, iii. 14: As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up. do. viii 28 : When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he.

"Rom. v. 18: As by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life. Gal. iii. 28: There is neither Jew nor Greek,-for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Heb.ü.9: That he by the grace of God should taste death for every man.

m John, xviii. 32: That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what death he should die. n 2 Sam. vii. 13: I will establish the throne of his kingdom

Ps. lxxxix. 36, 37: His seed shall endure for ever, and his throne as the sun before me. It shall be established for ever as the moon, and as a faithful witness in heaven. do. cx. 4: The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a Priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec. Isa. liii. 10: He shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand. Ezek. xxxvii. 25: My servant David shall be their prince for ever. Luke, i. 33.

• See on John, viii. 12.

PJER. xiii. 16: Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make it gross darkness. Ephes. v. 8: Ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light.

4 John, xi. 10 1 John ii. 11. See the words under ver.36.

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36 While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did *hide himself from them.

37 | But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him :

38 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled which he spake, 'Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed ?

39 Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,

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 Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him. .

42 Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue:

43 For they loved the *praise of men more than the praise of God.

* 1 John, ii. 9–11: He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him. But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes. See on LUKE, xvi. 8.

• John, viii. 59: Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple. do. xi. 54.

+ Isa. liii. 1, Rom. x. 16. u See on MAT. xiii. 14.

Isa. vi. 1: I saw the LORD sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple.

"See on John, vii. 13.
* See on John, v. 41, 44.

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