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JOHN IV.

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18 said ; I have no husband. For thou hast had five husbands;

and he whom thou now hast, is not thy husband; in that 19 saidst thou truly. The woman saith unto him ; Sir, I per20 ceive, that thou art a prophet. Our fathers worshipped in

this mountain ; and ye say that in Jerusalem is the place, 2 where men ought to worship. Jesus saith unto her ; Woman,

believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this 2 mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. Ye

worship ye know not what; we know what we worship; for 23 salvation is of the Jews. But the hour cometh, and now is,

when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in

spirit and in truth ; for the Father seeketh such to worship 24 him. God is a Spirit; and they that worship him, must wor25 ship him in spirit and in truth. The woman saith unto him ;

I know that Messias cometh ; (which is called Christ ;) 26 when he is come, he will tell us all things. Jesus saith unto 27 her ; I that speak unto thee am he. And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman.

man said ;. What seekest thou ? or, why talkest 28 thou with her ? The woman then left her water-pot,

and went her way into the city, and saith to the men ; 29 Come, see a man which told me all things that ever I did; 30 is not this the Christ? They went out of the city, 31 and came unto him. In the mean while his disciples 32 prayed him, saying ; Master, eat. But he said unto them; 33 I have meat to eat that ye know not of. Therefore said the

disciples one to another; Hath any man brought him aught 34 to eat ? Jesus saith unto them ; My meat is, to do the will 35 of him that sent me, and to finish his work. Say not ye,

there are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? Be

hold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, and look on the 36 fields, for they are white already to harvest. He that reap

eth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal;

that both he that soweth, and he that reapeth, may rejoice 37 together. And herein is that saying true, "one soweth, 38 and another reapeth.” I sent you to reap that whereon ye

bestowed no labour; other men laboured, and ye are en39 tered into their labours.

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the

woman, which testified ; He told me all that ever I did. 40 So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought

him that he would tarry with them; and he abode there 41 two days. And many more believed, because of his own word.

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JOHN IV. 42 And they said unto the woman ; Now we believe, not be

cause of, thy saying; for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

Now, after two days he departed thence, and went into 44 Galilee. For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet hath no 45 honour in his own country. Then when he was come into

Galilee, the Galileans received him, having seen all the things

that he did at Jerusalem at the feast ; for they also went 46 unto the feast.

So he came again into Cana of Galilee, where he made the water wine. And there was a

certain nobleman, whose son was sick, at Capernaum. 47 When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judea into Gali

lee, he went unto him, and besought him that he would come

down and heal his son ; for he was at the point of death. 48 Then said Jesus unto him ; Except ye see signs and 49 wonders, ye will not believe. The nobleman saith un50 to him ; Sir, come down ere my child die. Jesus saith

unto him ; Go thy way ; thy son liveth. And the man be

lieved the word that Jesus had spoken unto him, and he went 51 his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met 52 him, and told him, saying ; Thy son liveth. Then inquired

he of them the hour when he began to amend. And they

said unto him ; Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left 53 him. So the father knew that it was at the same hour, in the

which Jesus said unto him ; Thy son liveth. And himself 54 believed, and his whole house. This is again the second

miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judea into

Galilee. 5 After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus 2 went up to Jerusalem. Now there is at Jerusalem, by the

sheep market, a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue 3 Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multi

tude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for 4 the moving of the water. For an angel went down at a

certain season into the pool, and troubled the water; whoso

ever then first, after the troubling of the water, stepped in, 5 was made whole, of whatsoever disease he had.

certain man was there, which had an infirmity thirty and 6 eight years. When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he

had been now a long time in that case, he saith unto him ; ✓ Wilt thou be made whole? The impotent man answered

him ; Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool ; but while I am coming, another steppeth

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JOHN V. & down before me. Jesus saith unto him ; Rise, take up thy 9 bed, and walk. And immediately the man was made whole,

and took up his bed, and walked. And on the same day 10 was the sabbath. The Jews therefore said unto him

that was cured ; It is the sabbath-day; it is not lawful for 11 thee to carry thy bed. He answered them ; He that made

me whole, the same said unto me; Take up thy bed, and 12 walk. Then asked they him ; What man is that which said 13 unto thee; Take up thy bed, and walk ?

And he that was healed wist not who it was; for Jesus had conveyed himself 14 away, a multitude being in that place. Afterward Jesus

findeth him in the temple, and said unto him; Behold, thou

art made whole ; sin no more, lest a worse thing come unto 15 thee. The man departed, and told the Jews that it was 16 Jesus which had made him whole. And therefore

did the Jews persecute Jesus, because he had done these 17 things on the sabbath-day. But Jesus answered them ; My 18 Father worketh hitherto, and I work. Therefore the Jews

sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken

the sabbath, but said also, that God was his Father, making 19 himself equal with God. Then answered Jesus, and said unto

them; Verily, verily, I say unto you, the Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do; for what

things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise ; 20 for the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things

that himself doeth ; and he will shew him greater works 21 than these, that ye may marvel. For as the Father raiseth

up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quick22 eneth whom he will. For the Father judgeth no man; but 23 hath committed all judgment unto the Son; that all men

should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He

that honoureth not the Son, honoureth not the Father which 24 hath sent him. Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that hear

eth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath ever

lasting life, and shall not come into condemnation, but is 25 passed from death unto.life. Verily, verily, I say unto you,

the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the

voice of the Son of God; and they that hear shall live. 26 For as the Father hath life in himself; so hath he given to 27 the Son to have life in himself. And he hath given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is the Son of

Marvel not at this; for the hour is coming, in the 29 which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and

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JOHN V. shall come forth, they that have done good unto the resur

rection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resur30 rection of damnation. I can of mine own self do nothing.

As I hear, I judge ; and my judgment is just ; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of him which hath sent

If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. 32 There is another that beareth witness of me; and I know 33 that the witness which he witnesseth of me is true. Ye 34 sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth. But I

receive not testimony from man; but these things I say, that 35 ye might be saved. He was a burning and a shining light;

and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light. . 36 But I have greater witness than that of Jolin ; for the works

which the Father hath given me to finish, the same works

that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father hath sent me. 37 And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne wit

ness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor 38 seen his shape. And ye have not his word abiding in you ; 39 for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not. Search the

scriptures, for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and 40 they are they which testify of me; and ye will not come to 41 me, that ye might have life. I receive not honour from 42 men ; but I know you, that ye have not the love of God in 43 you. I am come in

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receive me not; if another shall come in his own name, him ye will 44 receive. How can ye believe, which receive honour one

of another, and seek not the honour that cometh from God 45 only ? Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father ;

there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. 46 For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; 47 for he wrote of me. But if

ye

believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?

VII. After these things Jesus walked in Galilee ; for he would not walk in Jewry, because the Jews sought to kill him. 2.3 Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand. His brethren therefore said unto him ; Depart hence, and

go into Judea, that thy disciples also may see the works that 4 thou doest. For there is no man that doeth any thing

in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If 5 thou do these things, shew thyself to the world. For neither 6 did his brethren believe in him. Then Jesus said unto

them; My time is not yet come; but your time is alway 7 ready. The world cannot hate you ; but me it hateth, be

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8 cause I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil. Go ye up unto this feast; I go not up now unto this feast, for my

time 9 is not yet full come. When he had said these words unto 10 them, he abode still in Galilee. But when his brethren were

gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but 11 as it were in secret. Then the Jews sought him at 12 the feast, and said ; Where is he? And there was much

murmuring among the people concerning him. For some

said ; He is a good man; others said ; Nay; but he deceiveth 13 the people. Howbeit, no man spake openly of him, for fear of the Jews.

Now, about the midst of the feast, Jesus went up into the 15 temple and taught. And the Jews marvelled, saying ; How 16 knoweth this man letters, having never learned ? Jesus an

swered them, and said ; My doctrine is not mine, but his 17 that sent me. If any man will do his will, he shall know of

the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of 18 myself. He that speaketh of himself, seeketh his own

glory ; but he that seeketh his glory that sent him, the same 19 is true, and no unrighteousness is in him. Did not Moses

give you the law ? and yet none of you keepeth the law; 20 why go ye about to kill me? The people answered and

said ; Thou hast a devil ; who goeth about to kill thee? 21 Jesus answered and said unto them ; I have done one work, and ye all marvel because of it. Moses

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circumcision ; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers ;) 23 and ye on the sabbath-day circumcise a man. If a man

on the sabbath-day receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be broken, are ye angry at me, because

I have made a man every whit whole on the sabbath-day? 24 Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous 25 judgment. Then said some of them of Jerusalem ; 26 Is not this he whom they seek to kill ? but lo, he speaketh

boldly, and they say nothing unto him ; do the rulers know 27 indeed that this is the Christ? Howbeit, we know this man,

whence he is; but when Christ cometh, no man knoweth 28 whence he is. Then cried Jesus in the temple, as

he taught, saying ; Ye both know me, and ye know whence

I am; and I am not come of myself, but he that sent me is 29 true, whom ye know not. I know him, for I am from him, 30 and he hath sent me. Then they sought to take him ; but

no man laid hands on him, because his hour was not yet 31 come. And many of the people believed on him, and said ;

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