John

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Copyright 1901 by Thomas Nelson & Sons
Copyright 1929 by the International Council of Religious Education

Chapter 8

[1]but Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. [2]And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught them. [3] And the scribes and the Pharisees bring a woman taken in adultery; and having set her in the midst, [4]they say unto him, Teacher, this woman hath been taken in adultery, in the very act. [5]Now in the law Moses commanded us to stone such: what then sayest thou of her? [6]And this they said, trying him, that they might have [whereof] to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground. [7]But when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. [8]And again he stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground. [9]And they, when they heard it, went out one by one, beginning from the eldest, [even] unto the last: and Jesus was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the midst. [10]And Jesus lifted up himself, and said unto her, Woman, where are they? did no man condemn thee? [11]And she said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said, Neither do I condemn thee: go thy way; from henceforth sin no more.

[12]Again therefore Jesus spake unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life. [13]The Pharisees therefore said unto him, Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy witness is not true. [14]Jesus answered and said unto them, Even if I bear witness of myself, my witness is true; for I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye know not whence I come, or whither I go. [15]Ye judge after the flesh; I judge no man. [16]Yea and if I judge, my judgment is true; for I am not alone, but I and the Father that sent me. [17]Yea and in your law it is written, that the witness of two men is true. [18]I am he that beareth witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me. [19]They said therefore unto him, Where is thy Father? Jesus answered, Ye know neither me, nor my Father: if ye knew me, ye would know my Father also. [20] These words spake he in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man took him; because his hour was not yet come.

[21]He said therefore again unto them, I go away, and ye shall seek me, and shall die in your sin: whither I go, ye cannot come. [22]The Jews therefore said, Will he kill himself, that he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot come? [23]And he said unto them, Ye are from beneath; I am from above: ye are of this world; I am not of this world. [24]I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for except ye believe that I am [he], ye shall die in your sins. [25]They said therefore unto him, Who art thou? Jesus said unto them, Even that which I have also spoken unto you from the beginning. [26]I have many things to speak and to judge concerning you: howbeit he that sent me is true; and the things which I heard from him, these speak I unto the world. [27]They perceived not that he spake to them of the Father. [28]Jesus therefore said, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am [he], and [that] I do nothing of myself, but as the Father taught me, I speak these things. [29]And he that sent me is with me; he hath not left me alone; for I do always the things that are pleasing to him. [30]As he spake these things, many believed on him.

[31]Jesus therefore said to those Jews that had believed him, If ye abide in my word, [then] are ye truly my disciples; [32]and ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. [33]They answered unto him, We are Abraham's seed, and have never yet been in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? [34]Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Every one that committeth sin is the bondservant of sin. [35]And the bondservant abideth not in the house for ever: the son abideth for ever. [36]If therefore the Son shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. [37]I know that ye are Abraham's seed: yet ye seek to kill me, because my word hath not free course in you. [38]I speak the things which I have seen with [my] Father: and ye also do the things which ye heard from [your] father. [39]They answered and said unto him, Our father is Abraham. Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham. [40]But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I heard from God: this did not Abraham. [41]Ye do the works of your father. They said unto him, We were not born of fornication; we have one Father, [even] God. [42]Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I came forth and am come from God; for neither have I come of myself, but he sent me. [43] Why do ye not understand my speech? [Even] because ye cannot hear my word. [44]Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father it is your will to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and standeth not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof. [45]But because I say the truth, ye believe me not. [46]Which of you convicteth me of sin? If I say truth, why do ye not believe me? [47]He that is of God heareth the words of God: for this cause ye hear [them] not, because ye are not of God. [48]The Jews answered and said unto him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon? [49]Jesus answered, I have not a demon; but I honor my Father, and ye dishonor me. [50]But I seek not mine own glory: there is one that seeketh and judgeth. [51]Verily, verily, I say unto you, If a man keep my word, he shall never see death. [52]The Jews said unto him, Now we know that thou hast a demon. Abraham died, and the prophets; and thou sayest, If a man keep my word, he shall never taste of death. [53]Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who died? and the prophets died: whom makest thou thyself? [54] Jesus answered, If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing: it is my Father that glorifieth me; of whom ye say, that he is your God; [55]and ye have not known him: but I know him; and if I should say, I know him not, I shall be like unto you, a liar: but I know him, and keep his word. [56]Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day; and he saw it, and was glad. [57]The Jews therefore said unto him, Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? [58]Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was born, I am. [59] They took up stones therefore to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple.

Chapter 9

[1]And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [2]And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should be born blind? [3] Jesus answered, Neither did this man sin, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him. [4]We must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work. [5]When I am in the world, I am the light of the world. [6]When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed his eyes with the clay, [7]and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam (which is by interpretation, Sent). He went away therefore, and washed, and came seeing. [8]The neighbors therefore, and they that saw him aforetime, that he was a beggar, said, Is not this he that sat and begged? [9] Others said, It is he: others said, No, but he is like him. He said, I am [he]. [10]They said therefore unto him, How then were thine eyes opened? [11]He answered, The man that is called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said unto me, Go to Siloam, and wash: so I went away and washed, and I received sight. [12]And they said unto him, Where is he? He saith, I know not.

[13]They bring to the Pharisees him that aforetime was blind. [14]Now it was the sabbath on the day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes. [15]Again therefore the Pharisees also asked him how he received his sight. And he said unto them, He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and I see. [16]Some therefore of the Pharisees said, This man is not from God, because he keepeth not the sabbath. But others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such signs? And there was division among them. [17]They say therefore unto the blind man again, What sayest thou of him, in that he opened thine eyes? And he said, He is a prophet. [18]The Jews therefore did not believe concerning him, that he had been blind, and had received his sight, until they called the parents of him that had received his sight, [19]and asked them, saying, Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? How then doth he now see? [20]His parents answered and said, We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind: [21]but how he now seeth, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not: ask him; he is of age; he shall speak for himself. [22]These things said his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had agreed already, that if any man should confess him [to be] Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue. [23] Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him. [24]So they called a second time the man that was blind, and said unto him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is a sinner. [25]He therefore answered, Whether he is a sinner, I know not: one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see. [26]They said therefore unto him, What did he to thee? How opened he thine eyes? [27]He answered them, I told you even now, and ye did not hear; wherefore would ye hear it again? would ye also become his disciples? [28]And they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are disciples of Moses. [29]We know that God hath spoken unto Moses: but as for this man, we know not whence he is. [30]The man answered and said unto them, Why, herein is the marvel, that ye know not whence he is, and [yet] he opened mine eyes. [31]We know that God heareth not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and do his will, him he heareth. [32]Since the world began it was never heard that any one opened the eyes of a man born blind. [33]If this man were not from God, he could do nothing. [34]They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.

[35]Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and finding him, he said, Dost thou believe on the Son of God? [36]He answered and said, And who is he, Lord, that I may believe on him? [37] Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and he it is that speaketh with thee. [38]And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshipped him. [39]And Jesus said, For judgment came I into this world, that they that see not may see; and that they that see may become blind. [40]Those of the Pharisees who were with him heard these things, and said unto him, Are we also blind? [41]Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye would have no sin: but now ye say, We see: your sin remaineth.

Chapter 10

[1]Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the fold of the sheep, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. [2]But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. [3]To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice: and he calleth his own sheep by name, and leadeth them out. [4]When he hath put forth all his own, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. [5]And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. [6]This parable spake Jesus unto them: but they understood not what things they were which he spake unto them.

[7]Jesus therefore said unto them again, Verily, verily, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. [8]All that came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them. [9]I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and go out, and shall find pasture. [10]The thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill, and destroy: I came that they may have life, and may have [it] abundantly. [11]I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd layeth down his life for the sheep. [12]He that is a hireling, and not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, beholdeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth, and the wolf snatcheth them, and scattereth [them]: [13][he fleeth] because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep. [14]I am the good shepherd; and I know mine own, and mine own know me, [15]even as the Father knoweth me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. [16] And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice: and they shall become one flock, one shepherd. [17]Therefore doth the Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again. [18]No one taketh it away from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment received I from my Father.

[19]There arose a division again among the Jews because of these words. [20]And many of them said, He hath a demon, and is mad; why hear ye him? [21]Others said, These are not the sayings of one possessed with a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

[22]And it was the feast of the dedication at Jerusalem: [23]it was winter; and Jesus was walking in the temple in Solomon's porch. [24]The Jews therefore came round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou hold us in suspense? If thou art the Christ, tell us plainly. [25]Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believe not: the works that I do in my Father's name, these bear witness of me. [26]But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep. [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, and no one shall snatch them out of my hand. [29]My Father, who hath given [them] unto me, is greater than all; and no one is able to snatch [them] out of the Father's hand. [30]I and the Father are one. [31]The Jews took up stones again to stone him. [32]Jesus answered them, Many good works have I showed you from the Father; for which of those works do ye stone me? [33]The Jews answered him, For a good work we stone thee not, but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God. [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 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 them, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father. [39]They sought again to take him: and he went forth out of their hand.

[40]And he went away again beyond the Jordan into the place where John was at the first baptizing; and there be abode. [41]And many came unto him; and they said, John indeed did no sign: but all things whatsoever John spake of this man were true. [42]And many believed on him there.

Chapter 11

[1]Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister Martha. [2]And it was that Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. [3]The sisters therefore sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. [4]But when Jesus heard it, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thereby. [5]Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus. [6]When therefore he heard that he was sick, he abode at that time two days in the place where he was. [7]Then after this he saith to the disciples, Let us go into Judaea again. [8]The disciples say unto him, Rabbi, the Jews were but now seeking to stone thee; and goest thou thither again? [9]Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If a 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 the light is not in him. [11]These things spake he: and after this he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus is fallen asleep; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. [12]The disciples therefore said unto him, Lord, if he is fallen asleep, he will recover. [13]Now Jesus had spoken of his death: but they thought that he spake of taking rest in sleep. [14]Then Jesus therefore said 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]Thomas therefore, who is called Didymus, said unto his fellow-disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.

[17]So when Jesus came, he found that he had been in the tomb four days already. [18]Now Bethany was nigh unto Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off; [19]and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother. [20]Martha therefore, when she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary still sat in the house. [21]Martha therefore said unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. [22]And even now I know that, whatsoever thou shalt ask of God, God will give 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 that believeth on me, though he die, yet shall he live; [26]and whosoever liveth and believeth on me shall never die. Believest thou this? [27]She saith unto him, Yea, Lord: I have believed that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, [even] he that cometh into the world. [28]And when she had said this, she went away, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Teacher is her, and calleth thee. [29]And she, when she heard it, arose quickly, and went unto him. [30](Now Jesus was not yet come into the village, but was still in the place where Martha met him.) [31]The Jews then who were with her in the house, and were consoling her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up quickly and went out, followed her, supposing that she was going unto the tomb to weep there. [32]Mary therefore, when she came where Jesus was, and saw him, fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. [33] When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews [also] weeping who came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled, [34]and said, Where have ye laid him? They say unto him, Lord, come and see. [35]Jesus wept. [36]The Jews therefore said, Behold how he loved him! [37]But some of them said, Could not this man, who opened the eyes of him that was blind, have caused that this man also should not die? [38]Jesus therefore again groaning in himself cometh to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone lay against it. [39] Jesus saith, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time the body decayeth; for he hath been [dead] four days. [40]Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou believedst, thou shouldest see the glory of God? [41]So they took away the stone. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou heardest me. [42]And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the multitude that standeth around I said it, that they may believe that thou didst send me. [43] And when he had thus spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. [44]He that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

[45]Many therefore of the Jews, who came to Mary and beheld that which he did, believed on him. [46]But some of them went away to the Pharisees, and told them the things which Jesus had done.

[47]The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many signs. [48]If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him: and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation. [49]But a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all, [50]nor do ye take account that it is expedient for you that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not. [51]Now this he said not of himself: but, being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation; [52]and not for the nation only, but that he might also gather together into one the children of God that are scattered abroad. [53]So from that day forth they took counsel that they might put him to death.

[54]Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews, but departed thence into the country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim; and there he tarried with the disciples. [55]Now the passover of the Jews was at hand: and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country before the passover, to purify themselves. [56]They sought therefore for Jesus, and spake one with another, as they stood in the temple, What think ye? That he will not come to the feast? [57]Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given commandment, that, if any man knew where he was, he should show it, that they might take him.

Chapter 12

[1]Jesus therefore six days before the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus raised from the dead. [2]So they made him a supper there: and Martha served; but Lazarus was one of them that sat at meat with him. [3]Mary therefore took a pound of ointment of pure nard, very precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odor of the ointment. [4]But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, that should betray him, saith, [5]Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred shillings, and given to the poor? [6]Now this he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and having the bag took away what was put therein. [7] Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to keep it against the day of my burying. [8]For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

[9]The common people therefore of the Jews learned that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead. [10]But the chief priests took counsel that they might put Lazarus also to death; [11]because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

[12]On the morrow a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, [13]took the branches of the palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried out, Hosanna: Blessed [is] he that cometh in the name of the Lord, even the King of Israel. [14]And Jesus, having found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written, [15]Fear not, daughter of Zion: behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's colt. [16]These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him. [17]The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness. [18]For this cause also the multitude went and met him, for that they heard that he had done this sign. [19]The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Behold how ye prevail nothing: lo, the world is gone after him.

[20]Now there were certain Greeks among those that went up to worship at the feast: [21] these therefore came to Philip, who was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. [22]Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: Andrew cometh, and Philip, and they tell Jesus. [23]And Jesus answereth them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified. [24] Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a grain of wheat fall into the earth and die, it abideth by itself alone; but if it die, it beareth much fruit. [25]He that loveth his life loseth it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. [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 the Father honor. [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. There came therefore a voice out of heaven, [saying], I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. [29]The multitude therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it had thundered: others said, An angel hath spoken to him. [30]Jesus answered and said, This voice hath not come for my sake, but for your sakes. [31]Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out. [32]And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto myself. [33]But this he said, signifying by what manner of death he should die. [34]The multitude therefore answered him, We have heard out of the law that the Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who is this Son of man? [35]Jesus therefore said unto them, Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness overtake you not: and he that walketh in the darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. [36] While ye have the light, believe on the light, that ye may become sons of light.

These things spake Jesus, and he departed and hid himself from them. [37]But though he had done so many signs before them, yet they believed not on him: [38] that the word of Isaiah 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]For this cause they could not believe, for that Isaiah said again, [40]He hath blinded their eyes, and he hardened their heart; Lest they should see with their eyes, and perceive with their heart, And should turn, And I should heal them. [41]These things said Isaiah, because he saw his glory; and he spake of him. [42]Nevertheless even of the rulers many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [it], lest they should be put out of the synagogue: [43]for they loved the glory [that is] of men more than the glory [that is] of God.

[44]And Jesus cried and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. [45]And he that beholdeth me beholdeth him that sent me. [46]I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me may not abide in the darkness. [47]And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. [48]He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my sayings, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I spake, the same shall judge him in the last day. [49]For I spake not from myself; but the Father that sent me, he hath given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. [50]And I know that his commandment is life eternal: the things therefore which I speak, even as the Father hath said unto me, so I speak.

Chapter 13

[1]Now before the feast of the passover, Jesus knowing that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto his Father, having loved his own that were in the world, he loved them unto the end. [2]And during supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's [son], to betray him, [3][Jesus], knowing that the Father had given all the things into his hands, and that he came forth from God, and goeth unto God, [4]riseth from supper, and layeth aside his garments; and he took a towel, and girded himself. [5]Then he poureth water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded. [6]So he cometh to Simon Peter. He saith unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet? [7]Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt understand hereafter. [8]Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me. [9]Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head. [10]Jesus saith to him, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. [11]For he knew him that should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.

[12]So when he had washed their feet, and taken his garments, and sat down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you? [13]Ye call me, Teacher, and, Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. [14]If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet. [15]For I have given you an example, that ye also should do as I have done to you. [16]Verily, verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his lord; neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him. [17]If ye know these things, blessed 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 lifted up his heel against me. [19]From henceforth I tell you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am [he]. [20]Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that receiveth whomsoever I send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.

[21]When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in the spirit, and testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall betray me. [22]The disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he spake. [23]There was at the table reclining in Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved. [24]Simon Peter therefore beckoneth to him, and saith unto him, Tell [us] who it is of whom he speaketh. [25] He leaning back, as he was, on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it? [26]Jesus therefore answereth, He it is, for whom I shall dip the sop, and give it him. So when he had dipped the sop, he taketh and giveth it to Judas, [the son] of Simon Iscariot. [27]And after the sop, then entered Satan into him. Jesus therefore saith unto him, What thou doest, do quickly. [28]Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him. [29]For some thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus said unto him, Buy what things we have need of for the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor. [30]He then having received the sop went out straightway: and it was night.

[31]When therefore he was gone out, Jesus saith, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him; [32]and God shall glorify him in himself, and straightway shall he glorify him. [33]Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say unto you. [34]A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. [35]By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

[36]Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered, Whither I go, thou canst not follow now; but thou shalt follow afterwards. [37]Peter saith unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee even now? I will lay down my life for thee. [38] Jesus answereth, Wilt thou lay down thy life for me? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.

Chapter 14

[1]Let not your heart be troubled: believe in God, believe also in me. [2]In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. [3]And if I go and prepare a place for you, I come again, and will receive you unto myself; that where I am, [there] ye may be also. [4]And whither I go, ye know the way. [5]Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; how know we the way? [6]Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh unto the Father, but by me. [7]If ye had known me, ye would have known my Father also: from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him. [8]Philip saith unto him, Lord, show us the Father, and it sufficeth us. [9]Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; how sayest thou, Show us the Father? [10]Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I say unto you I speak not from myself: but the Father abiding in me doeth his works. [11]Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake. [12]Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater [works] than these shall he do; because I go unto the Father. [13]And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. [14]If ye shall ask anything in my name, that will I do. [15]If ye love me, ye will keep my commandments. [16]And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may be with you for ever, [17][even] the Spirit of truth: whom the world cannot receive; for it beholdeth him not, neither knoweth him: ye know him; for he abideth with you, and shall be in you. [18]I will not leave you desolate: I come unto you. [19] Yet a little while, and the world beholdeth me no more; but ye behold me: because I live, ye shall live also. [20]In that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. [21]He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself unto him. [22]Judas (not Iscariot) saith unto him, Lord, what is come to pass that thou wilt manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the world? [23]Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my word: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him. [24]He that loveth me not keepeth not my words: and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

[25]These things have I spoken unto you, while [yet] abiding with you. [26]But the Comforter, [even] the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said unto you. [27] Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful. [28]Ye heard how I said to you, I go away, and I come unto you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced, because I go unto the Father: for the Father is greater than I. [29]And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe. [30] I will no more speak much with you, for the prince of the world cometh: and he hath nothing in me; [31]but that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.