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31 Now is the judgment of this world: now shali 32 the prince of this world be cast out.
And I, when I am lifted up from the earth, will draw 33 all men unto me. * (This he said, signifying 34 what death he should die.) The people an
swered him, We have heard out of the law, f that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest
thou, The Son of man must be lifted up? who 35 is this Son of man? Then Jesus said unto
them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness
come upon you: for he that walketh in dark36 ness knoweth not whither he goeth. While
ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. Having said these
things, Jesus departed, and retired from them. I 37 But though he had done so many miracles
before them, yet they believed not on him. 38 That the saying of Isaiah the prophet might be
fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath be
lieved our report ? and to whom hath the arm 39 of the Lord been revealed? Therefore they
could not believe, because Isaiah said again, 40 He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their
* Now is the time when the fate of the world will be decided. And though I am slain on the cross, yet I shall reign and triumph forever.
ť This was their own construction, except that it was predicted that the religion or reign of Christ should be perpetual. The law here is synonymous with the Jewislı Scriptures.
Not from fear, but because he had not yet finished his instructions to his disciples.
The prophet predicted that they would disbelieve and reject the Messiab.
hearts, that they should not see with their
eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be 41 converted, and I should heal them.* These
things said Isaiah when he saw his glory, and
spake of him. 42 Nevertheless many of the rulers believe
ed on him: but because of the Pharisces
they did not acknowledge it, lést they should 43 be put out of the synagogue :1 For they
loved the praise of men more than the praise of
God. 44 Then Jesus cried and said, He that believeth
on me, believeth not only on me, but on him 45 who sent me. And he who seeth me, seeth 46 him who sent me. I am come a light into the
world, that whosoever believeth on me should 47 not abide in darkness. And if any man hear
my words, and believe not, I judge him not
now ; for I came not to judge the world, but to 48 save the world. He that rejecteth me, and re
ceiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth
him: the word which I have spoken, the same 49 shall judge him in the last day. For I have
not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent
me, he gave me a commandment, what I should 50 say, and what I should speak.) And I know
* See Mat. xiii. 15; Ezek, xiii. 2; Jerem. v. 2; Luke viii. 10.
+ The Pharisees had great influence. They pretended to have a high respect for the law, and to be more holy than others; and thus in matters of religion, their opinions and decisions were revered,
# See chap. i. 14, 18; v. 37, 39 ; xiv. 9, 10.
§ That is, as he said in another place, “my doctrine in not mine, but his whe sent me." See also chap. xiv. 10.
that his commandment is eternal life ; whatever then I speak, it is even as the Father hath said unto me.
1 NOW, before the feast of the passover,
when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the
Father, having loved his own which were in 2 the world, he loved them unto the end. And
supper being ended, (the devil having now put
into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, 3 to betray him,) Jesus knowing that the Father
had given all things into his hands, and that he 4 was come from God, and went to God; he
arose from supper, and laid aside his garments, 5 and took a towel, and girded himself. After
that he poured water into a bason, and began
to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them 6 with the towel wherewith he was girded. Then
he cometh to Simon Peter : and Peter saith 7 unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet? Je.
sus answered and said unto him, What I do,
thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know 8 hereafter. 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 10 only, but also my hands and my head. Jesus
saith to him, He that is washed, needeth only
to wash his feet, but is wholly clean : and ye 11 are clean, but not all. For he knew who should
betra y him : therefore he said, Ye are not all
If I then, your
12 clean. So after he had washed their feet, and
had taken his garments, and was set down
again, he said unto them, Know re what I have 13 done to you? Ye call ine Master, and Lord; 14 and ye say well: for so I am.
Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye 15 also ought to wash one another's feet.* For
I have given you an example, that ye should 16 do as I have done to you. Verily, verily I
say unto you, the servant is not greater than
his lord ; neither he that is sent, greater than 17 he that sent him. If ye know these things, 18 happy are ye if ye do them. I speak not of
you all : I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eat
eth bread with me, hath lifted up his heel against 19 me. Now I tell you before it happen, that
when it does come to pass, ye may believe that 20 I am he.t Verily, verily I say unto you, he
who receiveth whomsoever I send, receiveth
me; and he who receiveth me, receiveth him 21 who sent me. When Jesus had thus said, he
was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said,
Verily, verily I say unto you, that one of you 22 shall betray me. Then the disciples looked
one on another, doubting of whom he spake. 23 Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of 24 his disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter
therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask
* If Jesus were thus condescending and humble, low ready should his disciples be to perform deeds of kindness to all their Christian brethren who need their services.
† That is, the Christ, the Messiah, long expected by the Jews.
25 who it should be of whom he spake. He then
lying on Jesus' breast, saith unto him, Lord, 26 who is it?* Jesus answered, He it is to whom
I shall give a morsel, wlien I have dipped it.
And when he had dipped the morsel, he gave 27 it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. And
after the morsel, Satan entered into him. Then
said Jesus unto him, What thou doest, do 28 quickly. Now no man at the table knew for 29 what intent he spake this unto them. For
some thought because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy what we
have need of against the feast; or, that he 30 should give something to the poor. He then,
having received the morsel, went immediately
out: and it was night. 31
And when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glori32 fied in him. If God be glorified in him, God
will also glorify him in himself, and will im33 mediately glorify him. 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 34 cannot come, so now I say unto you. A new
commandmem I give unto you, that ye love
one another; as I have loved you, that ye also 35 love one another. By this shall all men know
that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to
another. 36 Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither
goest thou ? Jesus answered him, Whither I
* John probably made this request in a low voice. + Probably a small piece of bread, dipped in melted butter.