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CHAP. V.

The impotent man healed.

Christ justifieth himself. 2 Now there is at Jerusalem, 12 Then asked they him, What by the sheep market, a pool, man is that which said unto thee, which is called in the Hebrew Take up thy bed, and walk ? tongue, Bethesda, having five

13 And he that was healed porches.

wist not who it was : for Jesus 3 In these lay a great multi- had conveyed himself away, a tude of impotent folk, of blind, multitude being in that place. halt, withered, waiting for the 14 Afterward Jesus findeth moving of the water.

him in the temple, and said un4 For an angel went down at to him, Behold, thou art made a certain season into the pool, whole: sin no more, lest a worse and troubled the water: whoso- thing come unto thee. . ever then first after the troub- 15 The man departed, and ling of the water stepped in, told the Jews that it was Jesus was made whole of whatsoever which had made him whole. disease he had.

16 And therefore did the Jews 5 And a certain man was persecute Jesus, and sought to there, which had an infirmity slay him, because he had done thirty and eight years.

these things on the sabbath-day. 6 When Jesus saw him lie, 17 T But Jesus answered and knew that he had been now them, My Father worketh hitha long time in that case, he saitherto, and I work. unto him, Wilt thou be made 18 Therefore the Jews sought whole ?

the more to kill him, because he 7 The impotent man answer- not only had broken the sabed him, Sır, I have no man, bath, but said also, that God when the water is troubled, to was his Father, making himself put me into the pool: hut while equal with God. I am coming, another steppeih 19 Then answered Jesus, and down before me.

said unto them, Verily, verily, 8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise, I say unto you, The Son can do take up thy bed, and walk. nothing of himself, but what he

9 And immediately the man seeth the Father do: for what was made whole, and took up things soever he doeth, these his bed, and walked: and on the also doeth the Son likewise. same day was the sabbath.

20 For the Father loveth the 10 T The Jews therefore said Son, and sheweth him all things unto him that was cured, It is that himself doeth: and he will the sabbath-day; it is not law shew him greater works than ful for thee to carry thy bed. these, that ye may marvel.

21 that made me whole, the same up the dead, and quickeneth said unto me, Take up thy bed, them ; even so the Son quickenand walk.

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Christ proveth

S. JOHN

his own mission 22 For the Father judgeth no 32 There is another that man; but hath committed all beareth witness of me, and I judgment unto the Son :

know that the witness which 23 That all men should hon- | he witnesseth of me is true. our the Son, even as they hon- 33 Ye sent unto John, and he our the Father. He that hon- / bare witness unto the truth. oureth not the Son, honoureth 34 But I receive not testimony not the Father which hath sent from man: but these things I him.

say, that ye might be saved. 24 Verily, verily, I say unto 35 He was a burning and a you, He that heareth my word, shining light: and ye were wil- . and believeth on him that sent ling for a season to rejoice in his me, hath everlasting life, and light. shall not come into condemna- 36 | But I have greater wit

but is passed from death ness than that of John: for the unto life.

works which the Father hath 25 Verily, verily, I say unto given me to finish, the same you, The hour is coming, and works that I do, bear witness of now is, when the dead shall hear me, that the Father hath sent the voice of the Son of God : and they that hear shall live. 37 And the Father himself

26 For as the Father hath life which hath sent me, hath borne in himself, so hath he given to witness of me. Ye have neither the Son to have life in himself; heard his voice at any time, nor

27 And hath given him au- seen his shape. thority to execute judgment also, 38 And ye have not his word because he is the Son of man. abiding in you: for whom he

28 Marvel not at this : for the hath sent, him ye believe not. hour is coming, in the which all 39 | Search the scriptures ; that are in the graves shall hear for in them ye think ye have

eternal life: And they are they 29 And shall come forth; they which testify of me. that have done good, unto the 40 And ye will not come to resurrection of life ; and they me, that ye might have life. that have done evil, unto the 41 I receive not honour from resurrection of damnation.

30 I can of mine own self do 42 But I know you, that ye nothing: as I hear, I judge: and have not the love of God in you. my judgment is just; because I 43 I am come in my Father's seek not mine own will, but the name, and ye receive me not: if will of the Father which hath another shall come in his own sent me.

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will receive. 31 If I bear witness of my- 44 How can ye believe, which self, my witness is not true. receive honour one of another,

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name, him

CHAP. VI.

my words?

70 Judas is a devil.

Christ feedeth

five thousand. and seek not the honour that every one of them may take a cometh from God only ?

little. 45 Do not think that I will 8 One of his disciples, Anaccuse you to the Father : there drew, Simon Peter's brother, is one that accuseth you, even saith unto him, Moses, in whom ye trust.

9 There is a lad here, which 46 For had ye believed Moses, hath five barley-loaves, and two ye would have believed me: for small fishes: but what are they he wrote of me.

among so many ? 47 But if ye believe not his 10 And Jesus said, Make the writings, how shall ye believe men sit down. (Now there was

much grass in the place.) So the CHAP, VỊ.

men sat down in number about 1 Christ feedeth five thousand men with five five thousand. loades and two fishes. 15 Thereupon the

11 And Jesus took the loaves; people would have made him king. 16 But withdrawing himself, he walked on the sea and when he had given thanks, to his disciples : 26 reproveth the people he distributed to the disciples, flocking after him, and all the fleshly hearers of his word : 32 declareth himself to be the and the disciples to them that

66 Many disciples were set down; and likewise of depart from him. 68. Peter confesseth him.

the fishes,as much as they would. AFTER these things Jesus 12 When they were filled, he

went over the sea of Gali- said unto his disciples, Gather lee, which is the sea of Tiberias. up the fragments that remain,

2 And a great multitude fol- that nothing be lost. lowed him, because they saw his 13 Therefore they gathered miracles which he did on them them together, and filled twelve that were diseased.

baskets with the fragments of 3 And Jesus went up into a the five barley-loaves, which mountain, and there he sat with remained over and above unto his disciples.

them that had eaten. 4 And the passover, a feast of 14 Then those men, when they the Jews, was nigh.

had seen the miracle that Jesus 5 T When Jesus then lifted did, said, This is of a truth that up his eyes, and saw a great Prophet that should come into company come unto him, he the world. saith unto Philip, Whence shall 15 | When Jesus therefore we buy bread that these may perceived that they would come eat?

and take him by force, to make 6 (And this he said to prove him a king, he departed again him : for he himself knew what into a mountain himself alone. he would do.)

16 And when even was now 7 Philip answered him, Two come, his disciples went down hundred pennyworth of bread unto the sea, is not sufficient for them, that 17 And entered into a ship,

Christ walketh on the sea.

S. JOHN

He reproveth the multitude. and went over the sea toward you, Ye seek me, not because Capernaum. And it was now ye saw the miracles, but because dark, and Jesus was not come ye did eat of the loaves, and to them.

were filled. 18 And the sea arose by rea- 27 Labour not for the meat son of a great wind that blew. which perisheth, but for that

19 So when they had rowed meat which endureth unto everabout five and twenty or thirty lasting life, which the Son of furlongs, they see Jesus walk- man shall give unto you: for ing, on the sea, and drawing him hath God the Father sealed. nigh unto the ship: and they 28 Then said they unto him, were afraid.

What shall we do, that we 20 But he saith unto them, It might work the works of God? is I; be not afraid.

29 Jesus answered and said 21 Then they willingly re- unto them, This is the work of ceived him into the ship: and God, that ye believe on him immediately the ship was at the whom he hath sent. land whither they went.

30 They said therefore unto 22 | The day following, when him, What sign shewest thou the people which stood on the then, that we may see, and beother side of the sea saw that lieve thee? what dost thou work? there was none other boat there, 31 Our fathers did eat manna save that one whereinto his dis in the desert; as it is written, ciples were entered, and that He gave them bread from heavJesus went not with his dis-en to eat. ciples into the boat, but that 32 Then Jesus said unto them, his disciples were gone away Verily, verily, I say unto you, alone;

Moses gave you not that bread 23 (Howbeit there came other from heaven; but my Father boats from Tiberias nigh unto giveth you the true bread from the place where they did eat heaven. bread, after that the Lord had 33 For the bread of God is given thanks :)

he which cometh down from 24 When the people therefore heaven, and giveth life unto the saw that Jesus was not there, world. neither his disciples, they also 34 Then said they unto him, took shipping, and came to Ca- Lord, evermore give us this pernaum, seeking for Jesus. bread.

25 And when they had found 35 And Jesus said unto them, him on the other side of the | I am the bread of life : he that sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, cometh to me, shall never hunwhen camest thou hither?

ger; and he that believeth on 26 Jesus answered them and me, shall never thirst. said, Verily, verily, I say unto 36 But I said unto you, That

Christ the bread of life

CHAP. VI.

to all believers. ye also have seen me, and be seen the Father, save he which lieve not.

is of God, he hath seen the 37 All that the Father giveth Father. me, shall come to me; and him 47 Verily, verily, I say unto that cometh to me, I will in no you, He that believeth on me wise cast out.

hath everlasting life. 38 For I came down from 48 I am that bread of life. heaven, not to do mine own 49 Your fathers did eat manwill, but the will of him that na in the wilderness, and are sent me.

dead. 39 And this is the Father's 50 This is the bread which will which hath sent me, that cometh down from heaven, that of all which he hath given me, I a man may eat thereof, and not should lose nothing, but should die.

51 40 And this is the will of which came down from heaven: him that sent me, that every if any man eat of this bread, one which seeth the Son, and he shall live for ever: and the believeth on him, may have bread that I will give is my everlasting life: and I will raise flesh, which I will give for the him up at the last day.

life of the world. 41 The Jews then murmured 52 The Jews therefore strove at him, because he said, I am among themselves, saying, How the bread which came down can this man give us his flesh from heaven.

to eat? 42 And they said, Is not this 53 Then Jesus said unto them, Jesus the son of Joseph, whose Verily, verily, I say unto you, father and mother we know ? Except ye eat the flesh of the how is it then that he saith, I Son of man, and drink his came down from heaven ? blood, ye have no life in you.

43 Jesus therefore answered 54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and said unto them, Murmur and drinketh my blood, hath not among yourselves.

eternal life ; and I will raise 44 No man can come to me, him up at the last day. except the Father which hath 55 For my flesh is meat insent me draw him: and I will deed, and my blood is drink raise him up at the last day.

indeed. 45 It is written in the proph- 56 He that eateth my flesh, ets, And they shall be all taught and drinketh my blood, dwelof God. Every man there- leth in me, and I in him. fore that hath heard, and hath 57 As the living Father hath learned of the Father, cometh sent me, and I live by the Faunto me.

ther: so he that eateth me, even 46 Not that any man hath I he shall live by me.

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