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Chap. vi.. Fleshly hearts reproved. Prophet that should come into the) 26 Jesus answered them, and world.

said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, 15 I When Jesus, therefore, Ye seek me, not because ye saw perceived that they would come the miracles, but because ye did and take him by force to make him eat of the loaves, and were filled. a king, he departed again into al 27 Labour not for the meat mountain himself alone.

which perisheth, but for that meai 16 And when even was now which endureth unto everlasting come, his disciples went down life, which the Son of man shall unto the sea,

give unto you: for him hath God 17 And entered into a ship, and the Father sealed. went over the sea toward Caper- 28 Then said they unto him, naum: and it was now dark, and What shall we do, that we might Jesus was not come to them. work the works of God?

18 And the sea arose, by rea- 29 Jesusanswered, and said unson of a great wind that blew. Ito them, This is the work of God,

19 So when they had rowed that ye believe on him whom he about five and twenty or thirty hath sent. furlongs, they see Jesus walking 30 1 They said therefore unto on the sea, and drawing nigh un- him, whatsign shewest thou then, to the ship : and they were afraid. that we may see and believe thee?

20 But he saith unto them, It is what dost thou work? I; be not afraid.

31 Our fathers did eat manna in 21 Then they willingly receiv- the desert; as it is written, He ed him into the ship; and imme- gave them bread from heaven to diately the ship was at the land eat. whither they went.

| 32 Then Jesus said unto them, 22 9 The day following, when Verily, verily, I say unto you, the people, which stood on the o-Moses gave you not that bread ther side of the sea, saw that there from heaven; but my Father giwas none other boat there save veth you the true bread from heathat one whereinto his discples ven. were entered, and that Jesus went 33 For the bread of God is he not with his disciples into the which cometh down from heaven, boat, but that his disciples were and giveth life unto the world. gone away alone;

134 Then said they unto him, 23 (Howbeit there came other Lord, evermore give us this bread. boats from Tiberias, nigh unto the 35 And Jesus said unto them, place where they did eat bread, af- I am the bread of life; he that coter that the Lord hadgiventhanks;) Nieth to me shall never hunger:

24. When the people, therefore, and he that believeth on me shall saw that Jesus was not there, nei- never thirst. ther his disciples, they also took 36 But I said unto you, that yo shipping, and came to Caperna- also have seen me, and believe um, seeking for Jesus.

not. 25 And, when they had found 37 All that the Father giveth him on the other side of the sea, me shall come to me; and him they said unto him, Rabbi, when that cometh to me, I will in no camest thou hither?

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S. John. bread of Life. 38 For I came down from hea- man eat of this bread he shall live ven, not to do mine own will, but for ever; and the bread that I the will of him that sent me. will give is my flesh, which I will

39 And this is the Father's will give for the life of the world. which hath sent me, that of all 52 The Jews, therefore, strove which he hath given me I should among themselves, saying, How lose nothing, but should raise it can this man give us his flesh to up again at the last day : leat?

40 And this is the will of him 53 Then Jesus said unto them, that sent me, that every one which Verily, verily, I say unto you, seeth the Son, and believeth on Except ye eat the flesh of the Son him, may have everlasting life : of man, and drink his blood, ye and I will raise him up at the last have no life in you. day.

| 54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and 41 The Jews then murmured drinketh my blood, hath eternal at him, because he said, I am life; and I will raise him up at the

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55 For my flesh is meat indeed, 42 And they said, Is not this and my blood is drink indeed. Jesus, the Son of Joseph, whose 56 He that eateth my flesh, and father and mother we know ? how drinketh my blood, dwelleth in is it then that he saith, I came me, and I in him. . down from heaven?

57As the living Father hath 43 Jesus, therefore, answered, sent me, and I live by the Father; and said unto them, Murmur so he. that eateth me, even he shall net among yourselves,

live by me. 44 No man can come to me, 58 This is that bread which except the Father which hath sent came down from heaven: not as me, draw him: and I will raise your fathers did eat manna, and him up at the last day.

lare dead: he that eateth of this . 45 It is written in the prophets, bread shall live for ever, And they shall be all taught of $9 These things said he in the God. Every man, therefore, synagogue, as he taught in Caperthat hath heard, and hath learned naum. of the Father, cometh unto me. 60 T Many, therefore, of his

46 Not that any man hath seen disciples, when they had heard the Father, save he which is of this, said, This is an hard saying; God, he hath seen the Father. who can hear it?

. 47 Verily, verily, I say unto 61 When Jesus knew in himyou, He that believeth on me self that his disciples murmured hath everlasting life. :

at it, he said unto them, Doth 48 I am that bread of life. this offend you ?

49 Your father's did eat manna 62 What and if ye shall see the in the wilderness, and are dead. Son of man ascend up where he

50 This is the bread which co-was before ? meth down from heaven, that a 63. It is the Spirit that quickman may eat thereof, and not die. eneth : the flesh profiteth nothing:

51 I am the living bread which the words that I speak unto you, came down from heaven; if anylthey are spirit, and they are lise,

Peter's confession. . Chap. vi. Christ reproveth ambition. 64 But there are some of you My time is not yet come: but that believe not. For Jesus your time is alway ready, knew from the beginning who 7 The world cannot hate you : they were that believed not, and but me it hateth, because I testiwho should betray him. \fy of it, that the works thereof are

65 And he said, Therefore said evil. I unto you, that no man can come 8 Go ye up unto this feast: I unto me, except it were given un- go not up yet unto this feast; for to him of my Father.

my time is not yet full come. 66 | From that time many of 9 When he had said these his disciples went back, and walk-words unto them, he abode still ed no more with him.

fin Galilee. 67 Then said Jesus unto the 10 But when his brethren were · twelve, Will ye also go away? Igone up, then went he also up

68 Then Simon Peter answer-unto the feast, not openly, but as. ed him, Lord, to whom shall we it were in secret. go? thou hast the words of eter- 11 Then the Jew's sought him nal life,

at the feast, and said, Where is 69. And we believe, and are he? sure, that thou art that Christ, the 12 And there was much murSon of the living God.. muring among the people con

70 Jesus answered them, Have cerning him : for some said, He not I chosen you twelve, and one is a good man: others said, Nay; of you is a devil ?

but he deceiveth the people. 71 He spake of Judas Iscariot, 13 Howbeit, no man spake the son of Simon: for he it was openly of him for fear of the that should betray him, being one Jews. of the twelve.

| 14 | Now, about the midst of CHAP. VII.

the feast, Jesus went up into the Christ reproveth ambition, temple, and taught. AFTER these things Jesus 15 And the Jews marvelled;

A walked in Galilçe : for he saying, How knoweth this man would not walk in Jewry, be- letters, having never learned ? cause the Jews sought to kill him. 16 Jesus answered them, and

2 Now the Jews' feast of taber-said, My doctrine is not mine, nacles was at hand.

but his that sent me. 3. His brethren, therefore, said 17 If any man will do his will, unto him, Depart hence, and go he shall know of the doctrine, into Judea, that thy disciples also whether it be of God, or whether may see the works that thou do. I speak of myself. est.

is He that speaketh of himself 4 For there is no man that do-seeketh his own glory; but eth any thingin secret, and he him- he that seeketh his glory that sent self seeketh to be known openly. him, the same is true, and no If thou do these things, shew thy-sunrighteousness is in him. self to the world.

:5 19 Did not Moses give you the 5 For neither did his brethren law, and yet none of you keepbelieve in him.

Jeth the law? Why go ye about to 6 Then Jesus said unto them, kill me?

Cbrist teacheih openly. S. John. Divers opinions of Christ.

20 The people answered, and the people murmured such things said, Thou hast a dévil : who concerning him; and the Phagoeth about to kill thee?

risees, and the chief priest sent 21 Jesus answered, and said officers to take him. unto them, I have done one 33 | Then said Jesus unto work, and ye all marvel. . them, Yet a little while am I

22 Moses, therefore, gave un- with you, and then I go unto him to you circumcision, (not because that sent me. it is of Moses, but of the fathers,) 34 Ye shall seek me, and shall and ye on the sabbath-day cir- not find me: and where I am, cumcise a man.

Ithither ye cannot come. 23 If a man on the sabbath-day 35 Then said the Jews among receive circumcision, that the themselves, Whither will he go, law of Moses should not be brok- that we shall not find him ? will en ; are ye angry at me, because he go unto the dispersed among I have made a man every whit the Gentiles, and teach the Genwhole on the sabbath-day? ltiles ?

24 Judge not according to the 36 What manner of saying is appearance, but judge righteous this that he said ? Ye shall seek judgment.

ime, and shall not find me ? anc! 23 Then said some of them of where I am, thither ye cannot Jerusalem, Is not this he whom come ? they seek to kill ?

| 37 In the last day, that great 26 But, lo, he speaketh boldly, day of the feast, Jesus stood and and they say nothing unto him : cried, saying, If any man thirst, Do the rulers know indeed that let him come unto me, and drink. this is the very Christ?

38 He that believeth on me, as 27 Howbcit, we know this the scripture hath said, out of his man whence he is; but when belly shall flow rivers of living Christ cometh, 110 man knoweth water. whence he is.

| 39 (But this spake he of the 28 Then cried Jesus in the tem- Spirit, which they that believe on ple as he taught, saying, Ye both him should receive: for the Holy know me, and ye know whence I Ghost was not yet given ; because am : and I am not come of my- that Jesus was not yet glorified.) sell, but he that sent me is true, 40 T Many of the people, whom ye know not.

therefore, when they heard this 29 But I know him : for I am saying, said, Of a truth this is from him, and he hath sent me. the Prophet

30 T Then they sought to take 41 Others said, This is the him: but no man laid hands on Christ. But some said, Shall him, because his hour was not Christ come out of Galilee? yet come.

142 Hath not the scripture said, 31 And many of the people be- That Christ cometh of the seed lieved on him, and said, 'When of David, and out of the town on Christ cometh, will he clo more Bethlehem, where David was? miracles than these which this 43 So there was a divisioi. inan liath done?

among the people because of him. 32 The Pharisees hcard that 44 And some of them wou!

Adulterous woman acquitted. Chiap. viji. Christ the light of the world have taken him; but no man laid! ✓ So, when they continued hands on him.

asking him, he lifted up himself, 45 | Then came the officers to and said unto them, He that is the chief priests and Pharisees; without sin among you, let him and they said unto them, Why first cast a stone at her. have ye not brought him?

8 And again he stooped down, 46 The officers answered, Ne- and wrote on the ground.. ver man spake like this man. 9 And they which heard it, be

47 Then answered them the ing convicted by their own conPharisees, Are ye also deceived? science, went out one by one,

48 Have any of the rulers, or beginning at the eldest, even unto of the Pharisees; believedon him ? the last; and Jesus was left alone,

49 But this people who know- and the woman standing in the eth not the law are cursed midst.

50 Nicodemus saith unto them, 10 When Jesus had lifted up (he that came to Jesus by night, himself, and saw none but the being one of them,)

woman, he said unto her, Wo51 Doth our law judge any man, man, where are those thine accubefore it hear him, and know what sers ? hath no man condemned he doeth ?

thee? 52 They answered, and said 11 She said, No man, Lord. unto him, Art thou also of Ga- And Jesus said unto her, Neither lilee ? Search, and look : for out doi condemn thee: go, and sin of Galilee ariseth no prophet. nomore.

53 And every man went unto 12 1 Then spake Jesus again his own house.

unto them, saying, I am the light CHAP. VIII. of the world: he that followeth Of the adulterous woman. me shall not walk in darkness, but TESUS went unto the mount of shall have the light of life. J Olives.

13 The Pharisees, therefore, 2 And early in the morning he said unto him, Thou bearest recame again into the temple, and cord of thyself; thy record is not all the people came unto him: and true. he sat down, and taught them. 14 Jesus answered, and said

3 And the scribes and Phari- unto them, Though I bear record sees brought unto him a woman of myself, yet my record is true : taken in adultery; and, when ior I know whence I came, and they had set her in the midst, whither I go; but ye cannot tell

4 They say unto him, Master, whence I come, and whither I go. this woman was taken in adulte- 15 Ye judge after the flesh; I ry, in the very act.

judge no man. 5 Now Moses in the law com- 16 And yet if I judge, my mancied us, That such should be judgment is true : for I am not stoned: but what sayest thou ? alone, but I and the Father that

6 This they said, tempting him, sent me. that they might have to accusel 17 It is also written in your him. But Jesus stooped down, and law, that the testimony of two with his fingerwrote on the ground, men is true. as though he heard them not. | 18 I am one that bear witness

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