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CHAP. XXIV.

He appeareth to two

disciples going to Emmaus. 14 And they talked together they had also seen a vision of of all these things which had angels, which said that he was happened.

alive. 15 And it came to pass, that, 24 And certain of them which while they communed togeth- were with us, went to the sepuler; and reasoned, Jesus him-chre, and found it even so as self drew near, and went with the women had said: but him them.

they saw not. 16 But their eyes were hold- 25 Then he said unto them, en, that they should not know fools, and slow of heart to him.

believe all that the prophets 17 And he said unto them, have spoken! What manner of communica

26 Ought not Christ to have tions are these that ye have suffered these things, and to one to another, as ye walk, and enter into his glory? are sad ?

27 And beginning at Moses, 18 And the one of them, and all the prophets, he exwhose name was Cleopas, an- pounded unto them in all the swering, said unto him, Art thou scriptures the things concernonly a stranger in Jerusalem, ing himself. and hast not known the things 28 And they drew nigh unto which are come to pass there in the village whither they went : these days?

and he made as though he would 19 And he said unto them, have gone further. What things? And they said 29 But they constrained him, unto him, Concerning Jesus of saying, Abide with us: for it is Nazareth, which was a prophet toward evening, and the day is mighty in deed and word before far spent. And he went in to God, and all the people :

tarry with them. 20 And how the chief priests 30° And it came to pass, as he and our rulers delivered him to sat at meat with them, he took be condemned to death, and bread, and blessed it, and brake, have crucified him.

and gave to them. 21 But we trusted that it had 31 Aud their eyes were openbeen he which should have re- ed, and they knew him: and he deemed Israel: and besides all vanished out of their sight. this, to-day is the third day 32 And they said one to ansince these things were done. other, Did not our heart burn

22 Yea, and certain women within us while he talked with also of our company made us us by the way, and while he astonished, which were early at opened to us the scriptures ? the sepulchre.

33 And they rose up the same 23 And when they found not hour, and returned to Jerusalem, his body, they came, saying, that I and found the eleven gathered

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Christ appeareth to the apostles.

His ascension into heaven. together, and them that were , yet with you, that all things with them,

must be fulfilled which were 34 Saying, The Lord is risen written in the law of Moses, indeed, and hath appeared to and in the prophets, and in the Simon.

psalms, concerning me. 35 And they told what things 45 Then opened he their unwere done in the way, and how derstanding, that they might he was known of them in break- understand the scriptures, ing of bread.

46 And said unto them, Thus 36 | And as they thus spake, it is written, and thus it beJesus himself stood in the midst hooved Christ to suffer, and to of them, and saith unto them, rise from the dead the third Peace be unto you.

day : 37 But they were terrified and 47 And that repentance and affrighted, and supposed that remission of sins should be they had seen a spirit.

preached in his name among all 38 And he said unto them, nations, beginning at JerusaWhy are ye troubled ? and why lem. do thoughts arise in your hearts? 48 And ye are witnesses of

39 Behold my hands and my these things. feet, that it is I myself: handle 49 And behold, I send the me, and see ; for a spirit hath promise of my Father upon you: not flesh and bones, as ye see but tarry ye in the city of Jerume have.

salem, until ye be endued with 40 And when he had thus power from on high. spoken, he shewed them his | 50 | And he led them out hands and his feet.

as far as to Bethany: and he 41 And while they yet believ- lifted up his hands, and blessed ed not for joy, and wondered, them. he said unto them, Have ye here 51 And it came to pass, while

he blessed them, he was parted 42 And they gave him a piece from them, and carried up into of a broiled fish, and of an heaven. honey-comb.

52 And they worshipped him, 43 And he took it, and did and returned to Jerusalem with eat before them.

great joy: 44 And he said unto them, 53 And were continually in These are the words which I the temple, praising and blesspake unto you, while I was I sing God. Amen.

any meat?

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CHAP. I.

flesh, and dwelt among us, (and | The divinity, humanity, and office of Jesus Christ. 15 The testimony of John. 39 The

we beheld his glory, the glory calling of Andrew, Peter, &c.

as of the only begotten of the IN IN the beginning was the Father,) full of grace and truth.

Word, and the Word was 15 John bare witness of him, with God, and the Word was and cried, saying, This was he of God.

whom I spake, He that cometh 2 The same was in the begin- after me, is preferred before me; ning with God.

for he was before me. 3 All things were made by 16 And of his fulness have all him; and without him was not we received, and grace for grace. any thing made that was made. 17 For the law was given by

4 In him was life ; and the life Moses, but grace and truth came was the light of men.

by Jesus Christ. 5 And the light shineth in 18 No man hath seen God at darkness; and the darkness anytime; the only begotten Son, comprehended it not.

which is in the bosom of the 6 | There was a man sent from Father, he hath declared him. God, whose name was John. 19 And this is the record

7 The same came for a witness, of John, when the Jews sent to bear witness of the Light, priests and Levites from Jethat all men through him might rusalem, to ask him, Who art. believe.

thou? 8 He was not that Light, but 20 And he confessed, and dewas sent to bear witness of that nied pot; but confessed, I am Light.

not the Christ. 9 That was the true Light, 21 And they asked him, What which lighteth every man that then? Art thou Elias ? And he cometh into the world.

saith, I am not. Art thou that 10 He was in the world, and prophet? And he answered, No. the world was made by him, and 22 Then said they unto him, the world knew him not.

Who art thou? that we may 11 He came unto his own, and give an answer to them that his own received him not.

sent us.

What sayest thou of 12 But as many as received thyself? him, to them gave he power to

23 He said, I am the voice of become the sons of God, even to one crying in the wilderness, them that believe on his name : Make straight the way of the

13 Which were born, not of Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. blood, nor of the will of the 24 And they which were sent flesh, nor of the will of man, were of the Pharisees. but of God.

25 And they asked him, and 14 And the Word was made I said unto him, Why baptizest

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The calling of Andrew, &c. thou then, if thou be not that he walked, he saith, Behold the Christ, nor Elias, neither that Lamb of God! prophet?

37 And the two disciples heard 26 John answered them, say- him speak, and they followed ing, I baptize with water : but Jesus. there standeth one among you,

38 Then Jesus turned, and whom ye know not: :

saw them following, and saith 27 He it is, who coming after | unto them, Whatseek ye? They me, is preferred before me, said unto him, Rabbi, (which whose sħoe's latchet I am not is to say, being interpreted, worthy to unloose.

Master,) where dwellest thou? 28_These things were done 39 He saith unto them, Come in Bethabara beyond Jordan, and see. They came and saw where John was baptizing. where he dwelt, and abode with

29 | The next day John seeth him that day: for it was about Jesus coming unto him, and the tenth hour. saith, Behold the Lamb of God, 40 One of the two which heard which taketh away the sin of John speak, and followed him, the world!

was Andrew, Simon Peter's 30 This is he of whom I said, brother. After me cometh a man which 41 He first findeth his own is preferred before me; for he brother Simon, and saith unto was before me.

him, We have found the Mes31 And I knew him not: but sias; which is, being interpretthat he should be made manifest ed, the Christ. to Israel, therefore am I come 42 And he brought him to baptizing with water.

Jesus. And when Jesus beheld 32 And John bare record, say- him, he said, Thou art Simon ing, I saw the Spirit descending the son of Jona : thou shalt be from heaven like a dove, and it called Cephas; which is, by abode upon him.

interpretation, a stone. 33 And I knew him not: but 43 | The day following Jesus he that sent me to baptize with would go forth into Galilee, and water, the same said unto me, findeth Philip, and saith unto Upon whom thou shalt see the him, Follow me. Spirit descending and remain- 44 Now Philip was of Bething on him, the same is he which saida, the city of Andrew and baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. Peter.

34 And I saw and bare record, 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, that this is the Son of God. and saith unto him, We have

35 | Again the next day found him of whom Moses in after, John stood, and two of his the law, and the prophets, did disciples ;

write, Jesus of Nazareth, the 36 And looking upon Jesus as son of Joseph.

Christ turneth

CHAP. II.

water into wine.

46 And Nathanael said unto 4 Jesus saith unto her, Wohim, Can there any good thing man, what have I to do with come out of Nazareth ? Philip thee? mine hour is not yet come. saith unto him, Come and see. 5 His mother saith unto the

47 Jesus saw Nathanael com- servants, Whatsoever he saith ing to him, and saith of him, unto you, do it. Behold an Israelite indeed, in 6 And there were set there six whom is no guile!

water-pots of stone, after the 48 Nathanael saith unto him, manner of the purifying of the Whence knowest thou me? Je- Jews, containing two or three sus answered and said unto him, firkins apiece. Before that Philip called thee, 7 Jesus saith unto them, Fill when thou wast under the fig- the water-pots with water. And tree, I saw thee.

they filled them up to the brim. 49 Nathanael answered and 8. And he saith unto them, saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art Draw out now, and bear unto the Son of God; thou art the the governor of the feast. And King of Israel.

they bare it. 50° Jesus answered and said 9 When the ruler of the unto him, Because I said unto feast had tasted the water that thee, I saw thee under the fig-was made wine, and knew not tree, believest thou? thou shalt whence it was, (but the servants see greater things than these. which drew the water knew,)

51 And he saith unto him, the governor of the feast called Verily, verily, I say unto you, the bridegroom, Hereafter ye shall see heaven

shall see heaven | 10 And saith unto him, Every open, and the angels of God as- man at the beginning doth set cending and descending upon forth good wine, and when men the Son of man.

have well drunk, then that which

is worse: but thou hast kept the 1 Christ turneth water into wine, 12 departeth good

wine until now. into Capernaum, and to Jerusalem, 14 where he purgeth the temple of buyers and sellers. 11 This beginning of miracles 19 He foretelleth his death and resurrection. did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, 23 Many believed because of his miracles, but he would not trust himself with them. and manifested forth his glory; ND the third day there and his disciples believed on

. Galilee : and the mother of Je- 12 | After this he went down sus was there.

to Capernaum, he, and his 2 And both Jesus was called, mother, and his brethren, and and his disciples, to the mar- his disciples; and they continued riage.

there not many days. 3 And when they wanted 13 And the Jews' passover wine, the mother of Jesus saith was at hand, and Jesus went up unto him, They have no wine. to Jerusalem,

CHAP. II.

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