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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. JOHN,

CHAP. I.

23 He said, I am the voice of one crying 1 The divinity, humanity, and office of in the wilderness, Make straight the way

Jesus Christ, 15 The testimony of John of the Lord, as said the prophet Esaias,
39 The calling of Andrew, Peter, oc, 24 And they which were sent were of
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25 And they asked him, and said unto Word was God.

him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou 2 The same was in the beginning with be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither God.

that prophet? 3 All things were made by him; and 26'John answered them, saying, I bapwithout him was not any thing made tize with water : but there standeth one that was made. *

among you, whom ye know not ; 4 In him was life; and the life was 27 He it is, who coming after me, is the light of men.

preferred before me, whose shoes latchet 5. And the light shineth in darkness; I am not worthy to unloose. and the darkness comprehended it not. 28 These things were done in Bethahara

6 9 There was a man sent from God, beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing. whose name wus John.

29. The next day John seeth Jesus 7 The same came for a witness, to coming unto him, and saith, Behold the bear witness of the Light, that all men Lamb of God, which taketh away the through him might believe.

sin of the world. 8 He was not that Light, but was sent 30 This is he of whom I said, After to bear witness of that Light.

me cometh a man which is preferred be9 That was the true Light, which light-fore me; for he was before me. eth every man that cometh into the world. 31 And I knew him not: but that he

10 He was in the world, and the world should be made manifest to Israel, therewas made by him, and the world knew fore am I come baptizing with water. him not.

32 And John bare record, saying, I - 11 He came unto his own, and his own saw the spirit descending from heaven received him not.

like a dove, and it abode upon him. : 12 But as many as received him, to them 33 And I knew him not: but he that gave he power to become the sons of God, | sent me to baptize with water, the same even to them that believe on his name: said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see

13 Which were born, not of blood, the Spirit descending and remaining on nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the him, the same is he which baptizeth with

14 And the Word was made flesh, and 154 And I saw and bare record, that dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glo | this is the Son of God. ry, the glory as of the only begotten of 35 | Again the next day after, John the Father,) full of grace and truth. stood, and two of his disciples ;

15 John bare witness rf him, and 36 And looking upon Jesus as he walkcried, saying, This was he of whom I ed, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God! spake, He that cometh after me, is prefer- 37 And the two disciples heard him red before me; for he was before me. speak, and they followed Jesus.

16 And of his fulness have all we re- 38 Then Jesus turned, and saw them ceived, and grace for grace.

following, and saith unto them, What 17 For the law was given by Moses, seek ye?. They said unto him, Rabbi but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. (which is to say, being interpreted, Mas

18 No man hath seen God at any time; ter), where dwellest thou? the only begotten Son, which is in the 59 He saith unto them, Come and see. bosom of the Father, he hath declared him. They came and saw where he dwelt, and

19 And this is the record of John, when abode with him that day : for it was athe Jews sent priests an.) Levites from bout the tenth hour. Jerusalem, to ask him, Who art thou ? 40 One of the two which heard John

20 And he confessed, and denied not ; speak, and followed him, was Andrew, but confessed, I am not the Christ. Simon Peter's brother.

21 And they asked him, Whatthen? Art 41 He first findeth his owo brother Sithou Elias? and he saith, I am not. Art || mon, and saith unto him, We have found thou that prophet? and he answered, No. | the Messias ; which is, being interpreted,

22 Then said they unto him, Wbó art the Christ. thou that we may give an answer to 42 And he brought him to Jesus. And them that sent us. 'What sayest thou of when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art thyself?

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818 Water turned into wine. ST. JOHN.

The tempie fiurged. ed Cephas; which is; by interpretation, 10 And saith unto him, Every man at a stone.

the beginning doth set forth good wine; 43 ? The day following Jesus would go and when men have well drunk, then that forth into Galilee, and findeth Philip, which is worse: but thou hast kept the and saith unto him, follow me.

good wine until now. 44 Now Philip was of Bethsaida, the 11 This beginning of miracles did Je city of Andrew and Peter.

sus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith forth his glory; and his disciples believed unto him, We have found him of whom on him. Moses in the law, and the prophets did 12 After this he went down to Cawrite, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. pernaum, he, and his mother, and his

46 And Nathanael said unto him, Can brethren, and his disciples; and they there any good thing come out of Naza- contmued there not many days. reth? Philip saith unto him, Come and see. 13 4 And the Jews passover was at

47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem, and saith of him, Behold an 'Israelite in- 14 And found in the temple those that deed, in whom is no guile!

sold oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the 48 Nathanael saith unto him, Whence changers of money, sitting : knowest thou me? Jesus answered and 15 And when he had made a scourge said unto him, Before that Philip called of small.cords, he drove them all out of thee, when thou wast under the fig-tree, the temple, and the sheep, and the oxen; I saw thee.

and poured out the changers money, 49 Nathanael answered and said unto and overthrew the tables ; him, Rabbi, thou art the Son of God; 16 And said unto them that sold doves, thou art the King of Israel.

Take these things hence: make not my 50 Jesus answered and said unto him, Father's house an house of merchandise. Because I said unto thee, I saw thee under 17 And his disciples remembered that the tig-tree, believest thou ? thou shalt it was written, The zeal of thine house see greater things than these.

hath eaten me up. 51 And he saith unto him, Verily, ver- 18 4 Then answered the Jews, and said ily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall unto him, What sign shewest thou unto see heaven open, and the angels' of God us, seeing that thou doest these things? ascending and descending upon the Son 19 Jesus answered and said unto thein, of man.

Destroy this temple, and in three days I CHAP. II.

will raise it up 1 Christ turneth water into wine, 12 de- 20 Then said the Jews, Forty and six

parteth into Capernaum, and Jerusa- | years was this temple in building, and lem, 14 and purgeth the temple. wilt thou rear it up in three days? A

21 But he spake of the temple of his riage in Cana of Galilee; and the body. mother of Jesus was there.

22. When therefore he was risen from 2 And both Jesus was called, and his the dead, his disciples remembered that disciples, to the marriage.

he had said this into them: and they 3 And when they wanted wine, the believed the scripture, and the word mother of Jesus saith unto him, "They | which Jesus had said. have no wine.

23 Now when he was in Jerusalem at 4 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, what the passorer, in the feast-day, many be have I to do with thee? mine hour is not lieved in his name, when they saw the yet come.

miracles which he did. 5 His mother saith unto the servants, 24 But Jesus did not commit himself Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it. unto them, because he knew all men,

6 And there were set there six water- 25 And needed not that any should testipots of stone, after the manner of the ty of man: for he knew what was in man. purifying of the Jews, containing two or

CHAP. III. three firkins apiece.

1 Christ teacheth Nicodemus the necessity 7 Jesus saith unto them, Fill the water- ofregeneration.23 The baptism, witness, pots with water. And they filled them and doctrine of John concerning Christ. up to the brim.

"HERE was a man of the Pharisees now, and bear unto the governor of the Jews : feast. And they bare it.

2 The same came to Jesus by night, 9 When the ruler of the feast had tast- and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that ed the water that was made wine, and thou art a teacher come from God for knew not whence it was; (but the servants no man can do these miracles that thou which drew the water knew) the gover- | doest, except God be with him. nor of the feast called the bridegroom, 3 Jesus answered and said unto him,

The necessity of regeneration. Chap. IV. The doctrine of John. 819 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a dea; and there he tarried with them, man be born again, he cannot see the and baptized. kingdom of God.

23 F And John also was baptizing in E. 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, How can non, near to Salim, because there was a man be born when he is old ? can he much water there : and they came, and enter the second time into his mother's were baptized. womb, and be born ?

24 For John was not yet cast into 5. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say i prison. unto thee, Except a man be born of wa- 25 Then there arose a question beter, and of the Spirit, he cannot enter tween some of John's disciples and the into the kingdom of God.

Jews, about purifying. 6 That which is born of the flesh, is 26 And they came unto John, and said flesh; and that which is born of the || unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee Spirit, is spirit.

beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest 7 Marvel not that I said unto thee, || witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and Ye must be born again.

all men come to him. 8 The wind bloweth where it listeth, 27 John answered and said, A man can and thou hearest the sound thereof, but receive nothing, except it be given him canst not tell whence it cometh, and from heaven. whither it goeth; so is every one that is 28 Ye yourselves bear me witness, that born of the Spirit.

I said I am not the Christ, but that I 9 Nicodemus answered and said unto am sent before him. him, How can these things be?

29 He that hath the bride, is the bride10 Jesus answered and said unto him, groom: but the friend of the bridegroom, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest which standeth and heareth him, renot these things?

joiceth greatly, because of the bride11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We groom's voice : this my joy therefore is .speak that we do know, and testify that fulfilled. we have seen; and ye receive not our 30 Hemustincrease, but I must decrease. witness.

31 He that cometh from above is a12 If I have told you earthly things, bove all: he that is of the earth is earthand ye believe not, how shall ye believe | ly, and speaketh of the earth: he that if I tell you of heavenly things?

cometh from heaven is above all. 13 And no man hath ascended up to 32 And what he hath seen and heard, heaven, but he that came down from that he testifieth; and no man receiveth heaven, even the Son of man which is his testimony. in heaven.

33 He that hath received his testimony, 14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent hath set to his seal that God is true. in the wilderness, even so must the Son 34 For he whom God hath sent, speakof man be lifted up :

eth the words of God : for God giveth 15 That whosoever believeth in him not the Spirit by measure unto him. should not perish, but have eternal life. 35 The Father loveth the Son, and

16 q For God so loved the world, that hath given all things into his hand. he gave his only begotten Son, that 36 He that believeth on the Son, hath whosoever believeth in him, should not everlasting life: and he that believeth perish, but have everlasting life.

not the Son, shall not see life ; but the 17 For God sent not his Son into the wrath of God abideth on him. world to condemn the world, but that

CHAP. IV. the world through him might be saved. 1 Christ talketh with a woman of Sama

18 | He that believeth on him, is not ria. 27 His disciples marvel. 31 Christ's condemned: but he that believeth not, zeal for God's glory, 43 He departethinis condemned already, because he hath to Galilee, and healeth the ruler's son.

THEN begotten Son of God.

the 19 And this is the condemnation, that made and baptized more disciples than light is come into the world, and men John, loved darkness rather than light, because 2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, their deeds were evil.

but his disciples,) 20 For every one that doeth evil hat- 3 He left Judea, and departed again eth the light, neither cometh to the light, || into Galilee. lest his deeds should be reproved.

4 And he must needs go through Sa21 But he that doeth truth, cometh to | maria. the light, that his deeds may be made 5 Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, manifest, that they are wrought in God. which is called Sychar, near to the par

22 ? After these things came Jesus cel of ground that Jacob gave to his son and his disciples into the land of Ju- Joseph.

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820 Christ talketh with a woman. ST. JOHN. Many Samaritans believe

6 Now Jacob's well was there. Jesus Christ; when he is come, he will tell therefore being wearied with his jour- us all things. ney, sat thus on the well : and it was a- 26 Jesus saith unto her, I that speak bout the sixth hour.

unto thee am he. 7 There cometh a woman of Samaria 27 † And upon this came his disciples to draw water: Jesus saith unto her, and marvelled that he talked with the Give me to drink.

woman: yet no man said, What scekest 8 (For his disciples were gone away thou? or, Why talkest thou with her? unto the city to buy meat.)

28 The woman then left her water-pot, 9 Then saith the woman of Samaria and went her way into the city, and saith unto him, How is it that thou, being a

to the men, Jew, askest drink of me, which am a 29 Come, see a man which told me all woman of Samaria for the Jews have things that ever I did : is not this the no dealings with the Samaritans.

Christ? 10 Jesus answered and said unto her, If 30 Then they went out of the city, thou knewest the gift of God, and who it and came unto him. is that saith to thee, Give me to drink ; 31 | In the mean while his disciples thou wouldest have asked of him, and prayed him, saying, Master, eat. he would have given thee living water. 32 But he said unto them, I have meat

11 The woman saith unto him, Sir, to eat that ye know not of. thou hast nothing to draw with, and the 33 Therefore said the disciples one to well is deep : from whence then hast another, Hath any man brought him thou that living water?

aught to eat? 12 Art' thou greater than our father 34 Jesus saith unto them, My meat is Jacob, which gave us the well, and to do the will of him that sent me, and drank thereof himself, and his children, || to finish his work. and his cattle ?

35 Say not ye, There are yet four 13 Jesus answered and said unto her, || months, and then cometh harvest ? beWhosoever drinketh of this water, shall hold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, thirst again :

and look on the fields ; for they are 14 But whosoever drinketh of the wa- white already to harvest. ter that I shall give him, shall never 36 And he that reapeth receiveth wathirst; but the water that I shall give ges, and gathereth fruit unto dife eterhim, shall be "in him a well of water nal: that both he that soweth, and he springing up into everlasting life. that reapeth, may rejoice together.

15 The woman saith unto him, Sir, 37 And herein is that saying true, One give me this water, that 'I thirst not, soweth, and another reapech. neither come hither to draw.

38 I sent you to reap that whereon ye 16 Jesus saith unto her, Go call thy bestowed no labour : other men taboured, husband, and come hither.

and ye are entered into their labours. 17 The woman answered and said, I 39 | And many of the Samaritans of have no husband. Jesus said unto her, that city believed on him for the saying Thou hast well said, I have no husband of the woman, which testified, He told

18 For thou hast had five husbands, me all that ever I did. and he whom thou now hast, is not thy 40 So when the Samantans were come husband: in that saidst thou truly. unto him, they besought him that he

19 The woman saith unto him, Sir, I would tarry with them: and he abode perceive that thou art a prophet. there two days.

20 Our fathers worshipped in this moun- 41 And many more believed, because tain ; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the of his own word; place where men ought to worship. 42 And said unto the woman, Now

21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, be- we believe, not because of thy saying: lieve me, the hour cometh, when ye shall for we have heard him ourselves, and neither in this mountain, nor yet at Je- know that this is indeed the Christ, the rusalem, worship the Father.

Saviour of the world. 22 Ye worship ye know not what : 43 | Now after two days he departed we know what we worship, for salva- | thence, and went into Galilee. tion is of the Jews.

44 For Jesus himself testified that a pro23 But the hour cometh, and now is phet hath no honour in his own country: when the true worshippers shall worship 45 Then when he was come into Galithe Father in spirit and in truth : for the lee, the Galileans received him, having Father seeketh such to worship him. seen all the things that he did at Jerusa

24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship lem at the feast : for they also went him,must worship him in spirit and intruth. unto the feast.

25 The woman saith unto him, I know 46 So Jesus came again into Cana of hat Messias cometh, which is called "Galilee, where he made the water wine,

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Christ healeth the ruler's son. CHAP. V. The Jews persecute Christ. 82 And there was a certain nobleman, whose || him that was cured, It is the sabbathson was sick at Capernaum.

day; it is not lawful for thee to carry 47 When he heard that Jesus was come thy bed. out of Judea into Galilee, he went unto 11 He answered them, He that made bim, and besought him that he would me whole, the same said unto me, Take come down, and heal his son : for he | up thy bed, and walk. was at the point of death.

12 Then asked they him, What man 43. Then said Jesus unto him, Except is that which said unto thee, Take up ye see signs and wonders, ye will not be thy bed, and walk? lieve.

13 Andhe that was healed wist not who 149 The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself come down ere my child die.

away, a multitude being in that place. 50 Jesus saith unto him, Go thy way; 14 Afterward Jesus findeth him in the thy son liveth. And the man believed temple, and said unto him, Behold, thou the word that Jesus had spoken unto art made whole: sin no more, lest a him, and he went his way.

worse thing come unto thee. 51 And as he was now going down, 15 The man departed, and told the his servants met him, and told him, say- | Jews that it was Jesus which had made ing, Thy son liveth.

him whole. 52 Then inquired he of them the hour 16 And therefore did the Jews persewhen he began to amend : and they cute Jesus, and sought to slay him, besaid unto hini, Yesterday at the seventh cause he had done these things on the hour the fever left him.

sabbath-day, 53 So the father knew that it was at 17 But Jesus answered them, My Fathe same hour, in the which Jesus said ther worketh hitherto, and I work. unto him, Thy son liveth : and himself 18 Therefore the Jews sought the more believed, and his whole house.

to kill him, because he not only had ---54 This is again the second miracle broken-the sabbath, but said also, that ikat Jesus did, when he was come out of God was his Father, making himself e. Judea into Galilee.

qual with God. CHAP. V.

19 Then answered Jesus, and said unto 1.Jesus, on the sabbath-day, cureth him them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, - that was diseased eight and thirty The Son can do nothing of himself, but years. 10 The Jews cavil, and per- what he seeth the Father do: for what secute him for it.

things scever he doeth, these also doeth AFTER this there was a feast of the the Som likewise.ch

20 For the Father loveth the Son, and 2 Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheweth him all things that himself do sheep market a pool, which is called in eth: and he will-shew him greater works the Hebrew tongue, Bethesda, having than these, that ye may marvel. five porches.

21 For as the Father raiseth up the 2.3 In these lay a great multitude of dead, and quickeneth them ; even so the impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, Son quickeneth whom he will. waiting for the moving of the water. 22 For the Father judgeth no man;

4 For an angel went down at a certain but hath committed all judgment unto season into the pool, and troubled the the Son; water: whosoever then first after the 23 That all men should honour the Son, troubling of the water stepped in, was even as they honour the Father. He that inade whole of whatsoever disease he had. honoureth not the Son, honoureth not

5 And a certain man was there, which the Father which hath sent him. had an infirmity thirty and eight years. 24 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He

6 When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that heareth my word, and believeth on that he had been now a long time in that him that sent nie, hath everlasting life, case, he saith unto him, Wilt thou be and shall not coine into condemnation ; made whole?

but is passed from death unto life. 7 The impotent man answered him, 25 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The ✓ Sir, I have no man, when the water is hour is coming, and now is, when the

troubled, to put me into the pool: but i dead shall hear the voice of the Son of while I am coming, another steppeth God: and they that hear shall live. down before me.

26 For as the Father hath life in him8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise, take up self, so hath he given to the Son to have thy bed, and walk.

life in himself ; 9 And immediately the man was macle 27 And hath given him authority to whole, and took up his bed, and walked: execute judgment also, because he is the and on the same day was the sabbath. Son of man.

10 & The Jews therefore said unto 28 Marvel pot at this : for the hour

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