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§ 99. Jesus is received into
39 And she had a sister called
40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him,and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her there. fore that she help me.
41 And Jesus answered, and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful, and troubled aboạt many things :
42 But one thing is needful : and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
CHAP. X. Ø 100. Jesus keeps the Feast of Dedication at Jerusalem. 22 9 And it was at Jerusalem* the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.
23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.
24 Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. 25 Jesus answered them, I told
believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
26 But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me :
28 And I give unto them eternal life ; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. .
29 My Father, which gave them me,
greater than all ; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. 30 I and
Father are one. 31 | Then the Jews took up stones again to stone him.
32 Jesus answered them, Ma. ny good works have I shewed you from my Father: for which of those works do ye stone me?
33 The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not ; but for blasphemy; and because that thou,
being a man,makest thyself God. * Time....After the third Passover. Place ....Jerusalem. On the 25th of the
Ninth Jewish Month, Chisleu.
CHAP. X. 34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods?
35 If he called them gods, unto whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be broken ;
36 Say ye 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 ye believe not me, believe the works : that ye may know and believe that the Father is in me, and I in him.
39 | Therefore they sought again to take him: but he escaped out of their hand,
101. Jesus goes again to Bethabara, see John i. 28, after the Feast of Dedication ; and remains there till a fit Occasion calls him into Fudea.
40* And went away again beyond Jordan, into the place where John at first baptised; and there he abode.
41 And many resorted unto him, and said, john did no miracle: but all things that John spake of this man were true. 42 And many believed on him there.
the Place..., Bethabara.
CHAP. XI. 102. Jesus raises Lazarus from the Dead. The Consequences of this Miracle.
NOW a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.
2 (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick)
3 Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.
4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.
5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.
6 When he had heard therefore that he was sick, he abode two days still in the same place where he was.
✓ Then after that saith he to his disciples, Let us go into Judea again.
8 His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee ; and goest thou thither again?
9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.
10 But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him.
11 These things said he : and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth : but I go, that I may awake him
I out of sleep.
CHAP. XI. 12 Then said his disciples, Lord, If he sleep, he shali do well.
13 Howbeit Jesus spake of his death : but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep
14 Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead.
15 And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe ; nevertheless, let us go unto him.
16 Then said Thomas, which is called Didymus, unto his fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.
17 Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.
18 Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about, fifteen furlongs off :
19 And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
20 Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him : but Mary sat still in the house.
21 Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my bruther had not died
22 But I know, that even now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee.
23 Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother shall rise again.
24 Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day.
25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he