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said, He who believeth on me, believeth not on me only, but on him also who sent me: 46 and he who seeth me, seeth also him who sent me. 47 I am come a light into the world, that he who believeth on me should not remain in darkness: 48 and if any one hearkeneth not to my words, and keepeth them not, I condemn him not: for I came not to condemn the world, but to save the world: 49 he who rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one to condemn him; the word itself that I have spoken, will condemn him in the last day: 50 for I have not spoken from myself; but the Father, who sent me, hath himself given

me a commandment, what I

should say, and what I should speak:

51 and I know, that his commandment is eternal life: whatsoever, therefore, I speak, I so speak as the Father hath commanded me.


OW, on the day before the feast of the passover, Jesus, knowing that his hour was come when he should return out of this world to the Father: having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them to the end ;

2 and during supper, (the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him,) 3 knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he came from God, and was going to God; 4 he riseth from the supper, and layeth aside his garments; and taking a towel, he girded himself with it: 5 then he poureth water into a basin, and began to wash the feet of the disciples, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded : 6 he cometh, therefore, to Simon Peter: he said 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 afterward: 8 Peter saith to him, Thou shalt not wash my feet : he answered him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me: 9 Simon Peter saith to him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head : 10 Jesus saith to him, He who is washed, needeth not to wash more than his feet, but is altogether clean: and ye are clean, but not all : 11 for, he knew who would betray him ; therefore he said, Ye are not all clean. 12 When, then, he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and was again set down, he said to them, Know ye what I have done to you? 13 ye call me Master and Lord, and ye say well; for so I am : 14 if I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet : 15 for, I have given you an example, that as I have done to you, ye also should do: 16 verily, verily, I tell you, The servant is not greater than his lord; nor he that is sent, greater than he who sent him : 17 if ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them. 18 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but, that the scripture may be fulfilled, “He that eateth my “bread, hath lifted up his heel “against me.” 19 I tell you this now, before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he. 20 Verily, verily, I tell you, He who receiveth whomsoever I send, receiveth me; and he who receiveth me, receiveth him who sent me. 21 When Jesus had said these words, he was troubled in spirit; and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I tell you, that one of you will betray me: 22 the disciples looked one on

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another, doubting of whom he spake: 23 and one of his disciples was lying at Jesus' bosom, whom Jesus loved : 24 Simon Peter, therefore, made a sign to him, and said; Tell, which is he of whom he speaketh 2 25 he, therefore, who thus lay at Jesus' breast, saith to him, Lord, which is he? 26 Jesus answered, It is he to whom I shall give a sop, when I have dipped it : and when he had dipped the sop, he took it and gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon : 27 and after the sop, Satan entered into him : then said Jesus to him, What thou doest, do quickly. 28 No one at the table knew why he said this to him; 29 though some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him, Buy the things of which we have need for the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor: 30 he, then, having received the sop, immediately went out: and it was night. 31 When, therefore, he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him : 32 and God will also glorify him in himself, and will straightway glorify him. 33 Children, but a little while

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I am yet with you : ye will seek me; and, as I said to the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say to you. 34 A new commandment I give you, That ye love one another: as I have loved you, that ye also love one another: 35 by this, all will know that ye are my disciples; if ye have love one to another. 36 Simon Peter said to him, Lord, whither goest thou ? Jesus answered, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou wilt follow me hereafter : 37 Peter said to him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now 2 I will lay down my life for thy sake: 38 Jesus answered, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? verily, verily, I tell thee, The cock will not crow, until thou hast denied me thrice.


LET not your heart be troubled: as ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many dwellings: but if it were not so, I would have told you, that I go to prepare a place for you; 3 and when I go, I will prepare a place for you: 4 again, I will come, and take you to myself, that where

I am, ye may be also: and ye know the way whither I go: 5 Thomas saith to him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how know we the way? 6 Jesus saith to him, I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life; no one cometh to the Father, but through me: 7 if ye have known me, ye have known my Father also : henceforth, ye know and have seen him : 8 Philip saith to him, Lord, shew us the Father, and it sufficeth us: 9 Jesus saith to him, Have I been so long a time with you, and hast thou not known me, Philip 3 he that hath seen me, hath seen the Father; how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father? 10 believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak to you, I speak not from myself; and the Father, who dwelleth in me, doeth his own works: 11 believe me, that I am in the Father and the Father in me ; or else, believe me on account of his works: 12 verily, verily, I tell you, He who believeth on me, shall himself also do the works that I do, and shall do greater works than those ; because I go to the Father:

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13 and whatever ye ask in my name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son: 14 if ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. 15 If ye love me, keep my commandments ; and I will pray the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, that the Spirit of Truth may be with you for ever: 16 whom the world cannot receive, because it perceiveth him not, neither knoweth him : but ye know him, for he dwelleth with you, and is in you. 17 I will not leave you destitute; I will come to you : 18 yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye will live also: 19 in that day ye will know, that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. 20 He who hath my commandments, and keepeth them, is he that loveth me: and he that loveth me, will be loved by my Father; and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him. 21 Judas (not Iscariot) saith to him, Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself to us, and not to the world ! 22 Jesus answered and said to him, If any one love me, he will keep my words; and my Father will love him, and we

will come to him, and make our abode with him : 23 he who loveth me not, keepeth not my words: and the word which ye hear, is not mine only, but that of the Father who sent me. 24 These things I have spoken to you, whilst I am yet present with you : 25 but the Holy Spirit, the Comforter whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things; and will bring to your remembrance all things that I have said to you. 26 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you : not as the world giveth, give I it to you: let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. 27 Ye heard that I said to you, I go away, and come again to you: 28 if ye love me, ye should rejoice, because I go to the Father; for my Father is greater than I: 29 and I have told you now, before it come to pass, that, when it shall come to pass, ye may believe. 30 Henceforth I shall not talk much with you: for the ruler of this world cometh, and he hath nothing in me: 31 but, that the world may know that I love the Father, even as the Father gave me commandment, so I do: arise, let us go hence. O


I AM the true Vine, and my Father is the Husbandman : 2 every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he taketh away; and every branch that beareth fruit he pruneth, that it may bear more fruit: 3 ye are already pruned, through the word which I have spoken to you: 4 abide ye in me, and I shall abide in you : as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abide in the vine, so neither can ye, unless ye abide in me. 5 I am the Vine, ye are the branches: he who abideth in me, and I in him, beareth much fruit; for, apart from me, ye can bring forth nothing: 6 if any one abide not in me, he is cast out, and withereth, as the lopped branch; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned : 7 if ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask what ye will, and it shall be done for you: 8 in this my Father is glorified; that ye bear much fruit, and become my disciples. 9 As the Father hath lovel me, so have I loved you : continue ye in my love: 10 if ye keep my commandments, ye will continue in my

love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and continue in his love. 11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full. 12 This is my commandment; That ye love one another, as I have loved you : 13 greater love hath no one than this, that one should lay down his life for his friends: 14 ye are my friends, if ye do the things that I command you: 15 I no longer call you servants, for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth; but I have called you friends, because I have made known to you all things that I have heard from my Father: 16 ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you; and have ordained you to go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should continue; that whatsoever ye ask of the Father in my name, he may give you. 17 These things I command you, that ye love one another: 18 if the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you: 19 if ye were of the world, the world would love its own; but, because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. 20 Remember the word that

c. xiii. 34.

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