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said, This illness is not to 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, and Lazarus: 6 when, therefore, he heard that he was ill, he remained two days in the place where he was: 7 then, after that, he saith to his disciples, Let us go again into Judea: 8 his disciples say to him, Master, the Jews but now sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again? 9 Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? if any one walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world; 10 but, if any one walk in the night, he stumbleth, because the light is not in him. 11 These words he spake: and after that, he saith to them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I am going, that I may awake him out of that sleep : 12 then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he will do well : 13 but Jesus spake of his death; though they thought that he had spoken of taking rest in sleep: 14 then said Jesus to them, openly, Lazarus is dead : 15 and I am glad for your sakes that I was not there,
that ye may believe; but, let us go to him: 16 then said Thomas (who is called Didumus).to his fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him. 17 When Jesus, therefore, came, he found that he had been already four days in the grave. 18 Now, Bethany was about fifteen furlongs from Jerusalem : 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 was sitting in the house: 21 then said Martha to Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died! 22 yet I know, that even now, whatsoever thou shalt ask of God, God will give thee: 23 Jesus saith to her, Thy brother will rise again : 24 Martha saith to him, I know that he will rise again, in the resurrection at the last day: 25 Jesus said to her, I am the Resurrection and the Life; he who believeth in me, will live, though he be dead: 26 and every one who liveth, and believeth in me, will never die; believest thou this? 27 she saith to him, Yea, Lord : I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, who was to come into the world. 28 And when she had so said, she went away, and called her sister Mary secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee: 29 as soon as she heard this, she arose quickly, and went to him. 30 Now, Jesus was not yet come into the town, but was still at the place where Martha had met him : 31 the Jews then, that were with her in the house and were comforting her, seeing Mary rise up quickly and go out, followed her; thinking that she was going to the grave, to weep there. 32 Then Mary, when she came where Jesus was, and saw him, fell down at his feet; saying to him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died 33 when therefore Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping who came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was moved; 34 and said, Where have ye laid him? they said to him, Lord, Come and see. 35 Jesus wept : 36 then said the Jews, Behold how he loved him ' 37 but some of them said,
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Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind, have also caused that this man should not have died? 38 Jesus then, again groaning in himself, cometh to the grave : it was a cave, and a stone was laid upon it: 39 Jesus said, Take ye away the stone : Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith to him, Lord, by this time he is become offensive; for this is the fourth day: 40 Jesus saith to her, Said I not to thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God? 41 then they took away the stone: and Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me: 42 and I know that thou always hearest me; but, for the sake of the multitude who stand around I said this, that they may believe that thou hast Sent me : 43 and when he had thus spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth ! 44 and he who had died came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes; and his face was bound round with a napkin : Jesus saith to them, Loose him, and let him go. 45 Then, many of the Jews who had come to Mary, and saw what Jesus had done, believed on him;
46 but some of them went away to the Pharisees, and told them the things that Jesus had done. 47 Then, the chief priests and the Pharisees assembled a council, and said, What are we doing? for this man worketh many miracles: 48 if we let him thus alone, all will believe on him; and the Romans will come, and take away both our place and nation: 49 and one of them, Caiaphas, who was the high priest of that year, said to them, 50 Do ye not know, nor consider, that it is better for us that one man should die for the people; and not that the whole nation should perish: 51 and this he said, not from himself, but being high priest of that year, he prophesied; 52 for, Jesus was about to die for the nation; and not for the nation only, but also, that he might gather into one, the scattered children of God: 53 from that day, therefore, they took counsel together to put him to death. 54 Jesus therefore walked no longer openly among the Jews; but went from thence into the country near the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim; and continued there, with the disciples. 55 And the passover of the Jews was near at hand : and
but, because he was a thief, and had the purse, and bare what was put into it: 7 then said Jesus to him, Suffer her to have kept it for the day of my burial: 8 for ye have the poor with you always; but me ye have not always. 9 Now, a great multitude of the Jews knew that he was there, and came, not for the sake of Jesus only, but also, that they might see Lazarus whom he had raised from the dead : 10 but the chief priests consulted, that they might put Lazarus also to death; 11 because, on his account, many of the Jews went from them, and believed on Jesus. 12 On the next day, the great multitude that had come to the feast, having heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13 took branches of palm trees, and went out to meet him, and cried, “ Hosanna “Blessed is He who cometh “in the name of the Lord, “even the King of Israel!” 14 And Jesus, having found a young ass, sat on it; as it is written, 15 “Fear not, O Daughter of “Sion: behold, thy King com“eth, sitting on an ass's colt:” 16 these things his disciples understood not at the first ; but, after Jesus was glorified,
they then remembered that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things to him. 17 The people, therefore, who were with him when he called Lazarus out of the grave, and raised him from the dead, bare witness of him; 18 and for this cause the multitude met him, because they heard that he had wrought that miracle : 19 the Pharisees, therefore, said among themselves, Ye see that ye prevail nothing : the world is gone after him. 20 And there were some Greeks among those that came up to worship at the feast: 21 these, therefore, came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, Sir, we wish to see Jesus: 22 Philip goeth and telleth Andrew ; and Andrew and Philip go and tell Jesus: 23 and Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, when the Son of man is to be glorified : 24 verily, verily, I tell you, Unless a grain of corn fall into the ground and die, it remaineth single ; but, if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. 25 He who loveth his life, will lose it; but he who hateth his life in this world, will keep it to life eternal: 26 if any one would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall my servant be: if any one serve me, him will my Father honour. 27 Now is my soul troubled; and what should I say? Father, save me from this hour: but, for this cause I came to this hour. 28 Father, glorify my name! then came a voice from heaven, saying, “I both have “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 for my sake, but for yours: 31 now is the judgment of this world; now will the prince of this world be cast out: 32 and I, though I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to me: 33 this he said, signifying by what death he was about to die : 34 the people answered him, We have heard out of the law that the Christ continueth for ever; and how sayest thou, That the Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man? 35 then Jesus said to them, Yet a little while the light is with you: walk while ye have the light, lest darkness over
c. xvi. 11.
c. iii. 14; viii. 18.
come you : for, he who walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth: 36 while ye have the light, trust to the light, that ye may become children of light. 37 These words spake Jesus, and departed, and concealed himself from them : 38 but though he had done so many miracles before them, they believed not on him: 39 that the word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, “Lord, who “ hath believed our report 2 “ and to whom hath the arm “ of the Lord been revealed?” 40 therefore they could not believe, because Isaiah said again, 41 “ He hath blinded their “ eyes, and hardened their “heart; that they should not “ see with their eyes, nor un“ derstand with their heart, “ and turn to me, and I should “ heal them :” 42 these words said Isaiah, when he saw his glory, and spake of him. 43 Nevertheless, many even of the rulers believed on him ; but they did not confess him, on account of the Pharisees, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: 44 for they loved the praise of men, more than the praise of God. 45 And Jesus cried out and