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me up:

Christ purgeth the temple.


His conference with Nicodemus. 14 And found in the temple himself unto them, because he those that sold oxen, and sheep, knew all men, and doves, and the changers of

25 And needed not that any money, sitting :

should testify of man: for he 15 And when he had made a knew what was in man. scourge of small cords, he drove

CHAP. III. them all out of the temple, and

1 Christ teacheth Nicodemus the necessity of the sheep, and the oxen; and

regeneration. 14 Of faith in his death. 16 poured out the changers' money,

T'he great love of God towards the world.

18 Condemnation for unbelief. 23 and overthrew the tables ;

baptism, witness, and doctrine of John con16 •And said unto them that cerning Christ.

THERE was a man of the

Father's Pharisees named Nicodehouse an house of merchandise. mus, a ruler of the Jews :

17 And his disciples remem- 2 The same came to Jesus by bered that it was written, The night, and said unto him, Rabbi, zeal of thine house hath eaten we know that thou art a teacher

come from God: for no man 18 Then answered the Jews, can do these miracles that thou and said unto him, What sign doest, except God be with him.

3 Jesus answered and said that thou doest these things? unto him, Verily, verily, I say

19 Jesus answered and said unto thee, Except a man be unto them, Destroy this tem- born again, he cannot see the ple, and in three days I will kingdom of God. .

4 Nicodemus saith unto him, 20 Then said the Jews, Forty How can a man be born when and six years was this temple he is old ? can he enter the in building, and wilt thou rear second time into his mother's it up in three days?

womb, and be born? 21 But he spake of the temple 5 Jesus answered, Verily, of his body

verily, I say unto thee, Except 22 When therefore he was a man be born of water, and of risen from the dead, his disci- the Spirit, he cannot enter into ples remembered that he had the kingdom of God. said this unto them: and they 6 That which is born of the believed the scripture, and the flesh, is flesh; and that which is word which Jesus had said. born of the Spirit, is spirit.

23 Now when he was in 7 Marvel not that I said unto Jerusalem at the passover, in thee, Ye must be born again. the feast-day, many believed in 8 The wind bloweth where his name, when they saw the it listeth, and thou hearest the miracles which he did.

sound thereof, but canst not tell 24 But Jesus did not commit | whence it cometh, and whither

raise it up


Of faith in Christ's death.

Condemnation for unbelief. t goeth: so is every one that is 19 And this is the condemnaporn of the Spirit.

tion, that light is come into the 9 Nicodemus answered and world, and men loved darkness said unto him, How can these rather than light, because their hings be?

deeds were evil. 10 Jesus answered and said 20 For every one that doeth into him, Art thou a master of evil hateth the light, neither srael, and knowest not these cometh to the light, lest his hings?

deeds should be reproved. 11 Verily, verily, I say unto 21 But he that doeth truth, hee, We speak that we do cometh to the light, that his know, and testify that we have deeds may be made manifest, een ; nd ye receive not our that they are wrought in God. witness

22 After these things came 12 If I have told you earthly Jesus and his disciples into the hings, and ye believe not, how land of Judea; and there he hall ye believe if I tell you of tarried with them, and bapheavenly things ?

tized. 13 And no man hath ascended 23 | And John also was bapup to heaven, but he that came tizing in Ænon, near to Salim, lown from heaven, even the Son because there was much water of man which is in heaven. there: and they came, and were 14 | And as Moses lifted up baptized. he serpent in the wilderness, 24 For John was not yet cast ven so must the Son of man into prison. :

25 Then there arose a ques15 That whosoever believeth tion between some of John's n him should not perish, but disciples and the Jews, about lave eternal life.

purifying 16 | For God so loved the 26 And they came unto John, vorld, that he gave his only and said unto him, Rabbi, he vegotten Son, that whosoever that was with thee beyond Jorelieveth in him, should not dan, to whom thou barest witerish, but have everlasting life. ness, behold, the same baptizeth, 17 For God sent not his Son and all men come to him. nto the world to condemn the 27 John answered and said, vorld, but that the world A man can receive nothing, hrough him might be saved. except it be given him from 18 | He that believeth on heaven. im, is not condemned: but he 28 Ye yourselves bear me withat believeth not, is condemn-ness, that I said, I am not the d already, because he hath not Christ, but that I am sent beelieved in the name of the only fore him. egotten Son of God.

29 He that hath the bride, is

e lifted up:

John's doctrine concerning Christ. S. JOHN.

Christ talketh with the bridegroom : but the friend 3 He left Judea, and departof the bridegroom, which stand- ed again into Galilee. eth and heareth him, rejoiceth 4 And he must needs go greatly, because of the bride- through Samaria. groom's voice: this my joy there- 5 Then cometh he to a city of fore is fulfilled.

Samaria, which is called Sychar 30 He must increase, but I near to the parcel of ground tha must decrease.

Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 31 He that cometh from above 6 Now Jacob's well was there is above all : he that is of the Jesus therefore being weariet earth is earthly, and speaketh with his journey, sat thus oi of the earth: he that cometh the well: and it was about the from heaven is above all.

sixth hour. 32 And what he hath seen 7 There cometh a woman of and heard, that he testifieth; and Samaria to draw water: Jesu: no man receiveth his testimony saith unto her, Give me to drink

33 He that hath received his 8 (For his disciples were gone testimony, hath set to his seal away unto the city to buy meat. that God is true.

9 Then saith the woman of 34 For he whom God hath Samaria unto him, How is i sent, speaketh the words of God: that thou, being a Jew, askes for God giveth not the Spirit drink of me, which am a wo by measure unto him.

man of Samaria ? for the Jew; 35 The Father loveth the Son have no dealings with the Sa and hath given all things into maritans. his hand.

10 Jesus answered and sai 36 He that believeth on the unto her, If thou knewest the Son hath everlasting life: and gift of God, and who it is tha he that believeth not the Son, saith to thee, Give me to drink shall not see life; but the wrath thou wouldest have asked o: of God abideth on him.

him, and he would have givej CHAP. IV.

thee living water. 1 Christ talketh with a woman of Samaria,

11 The woman saith unto him and revealeth himself unto her

. 27 His Sir, thou hast nothing to drav disciples marvel. 31 He declareth to them his zeal to God's glory. 39 Many Sama- with, and the well is deep: fron ritans believe on him. 43 He departeth whence then hast thou that liv into Galilee, and healeth the ruler's son that lay sick at Capernaum.

ing water? HEN therefore the Lord 12 Art thou greater than ou

knew how the Pharisees father Jacob, which gave us th had heard that Jesus made and well, and drank thereof himsel baptized more disciples than and his children, and his cattle

13 Jesus answered and saio 2 (Though Jesus himself bap- unto her, Whosoever drinket) tized not, but his disciples,) of this water, shall thirst again




a woman of Samaria.

His disciples marvel. 14 But whosoever drinketh of that worship him, must worship the water that I shall give him, him in spirit and in truth. shall never thirst; but the water 25 The woman saith unto that I shall give him, shall be in him, I know that Messias comhim a well of water springing eth, which is called Christ; up into everlasting life.

when he is come, he will tell 15 The woman saith unto him, us all things. Sir, give me this water, that I 26 Jesus saith unto her, I that thirst not, neither come hither speak unto thee am he. to draw.

27 | And upon this came his 16 Jesus saith unto her, Go disciples, and marvelled that he call thy husband, and come talked with the woman: yet no hither.

man said, What seekest thou ? 17 The woman answered and or, Why talkest thou with her ? said, I have no husband. Je- 28 The woman then left her sus said unto her, Thou hast water-pot, and went her way well said, I have no husband : into the city, and saith to the

18 For thou hast had five men, husbands, and he whom thou 29 Come, see a man which now hast, is not thy husband : told me all things that ever I in that saidst thou truly.

did: is not this the Christ? 19 The woman saith unto him, 30 Then they went out of the Sir, I perceive that thou art a city, and came unto him. prophet.

31 T In the mean while his 20 Our fathers worshipped in disciples prayed him, saying, this mountain; and ye say, that Master, eat. in Jerusalem is the place where 3 32 But he said unto them, I men ought to worship.

have meat to eat that ye know 21 Jesus saith unto her, Wo- not of. man, believe me, the hour com- 33 Therefore said the discieth, when ye shall neither in ples one to another, Hath any this mountain, nor yet at Jeru- man brought him aught to eat? salem, worship the Father. 34 Jesus saith unto them,

22 Ye worship ye know not My meat is to do the will of what: we know what we wor- him that sent me, and to finish ship, for salvation is of the his work. Jews.

35 Say not ye, There are yet 23 But the hour cometh, and four months, and then cometh now is, when the true worship- harvest? behold, I say unto you, pers shall worship the Father Lift up your eyes, and look on in spirit and in truth : for the the fields ; for they are white Father seeketh such to worship already to harvest. him.

36 And he that reapeth re 24 God is a Spirit: and they Iceiveth wages, and gathereth

Many Samaritans believe.


A nobleman's son healed. fruit unto life eternal: that both , whose son was sick at Caperhe that soweth, and he that reap- naum. eth, may rejoice together. 47 When he heard that Jesus

37 And herein is that saying was come out of Judea into true, One soweth, and another Galilee, he went unto him, and reapeth.

besought him that he would 38 I sent you to reap that come down, and heal his son : whereon ye bestowed no labour: for he was at the point of death. other men laboured, and ye are 48 Then said Jesus unto him, entered into their labours. Except ye see signs and won

39 | And many of the Sama- ders, ye will not believe. ritans of that city believed on 49 The nobleman saith unto him for the saying of the wo- him, Sir, come down ere my man, which testified, He told child die. me all that ever I did.

50 Jesus saith unto him, Go 40 So when the Samaritans thy way; thy son liveth. And were come unto him, they be the man believed the word that sought him that he would tarry Jesus had spoken unto him, and with them: and he abode there he went his

way. two days.

51 And as he was now going 41 And many more believed, down, his servants met him, and because of his own word; told him, saying, Thy son liveth.

42 And said unto the woman, , 52 Then inquired he of them Now we believe, not because of the hour when he began to thy saying: for we have heard amend. And they said unto him ourselves, and know that him, Yesterday at the seventh this is indeed the Christ, the hour the fever left him. Saviour of the world.

53 So the father knew that 43 | Now after two days he it was at the same hour, in the departed thence, and went into which Jesus said unto him, Thy Galilee.

son liveth: and himself believed, 44 For Jesus himself testified, and his whole house. that a prophet hath no honour 54 This is again the second mirin his own country.

acle that Jesus did, when he was 45 Then when he was come come out of Judea into Galilee. into Galilee, the Galileans re

CHAP. V. ceived him, having seen all the 1 Jesus on the sabbath-day cureth him that

was diseased eight and thirty years. things that he did at Jerusalem

The Jews therefore cavil, and persecute him at the feast: for they also went

17 He answereth for himself, and unto the feast.

reproveth them, shewing by the testimony of

his Father, 32 of John, 36 of his works. 46 So Jesus came again in- 39 and of the scriptures, who he is. to Cana of Galilee, where he AFTER

this there was


feast of the Jews: and Jethere was a certain nobleman, sus went up to Jerusalem.


for it.

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