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me no more ;

The disciples comforted,


and exhorted to prayer. 7 Nevertheless, I tell you the | and, Because I go to the Fatruth : It is expedient for you

ther? that I go away: for if I go not 18 They said therefore, What away, the Comforter will not is this that he saith, A little come unto you; but if I depart, while ? we cannot tell what he I will send him unto you.

saith 8 And when he is come, he 19 Now Jesus knew that they will reprove the world of sin,

the world of sin, were desirous to ask him, and and of righteousness, and of said unto them, Do ye inquire judgment:

among yourselves of that I said, 9 Of sin, because they believe A little while, and ye shall not not on me;

see me: and again, a little while, 10 Of righteousness, because and ye shall see me? I go to my Father, and ye see 20 Verily, verily, I say unto

you, that ye shall weep and la11 Of judgment, because the ment, but the world shall reprince of this world is judged. joice: and ye shall be sorrow

12 I have yet many things to ful, but your sorrow shall be say unto you, but ye cannot bear turned into joy. them now.

21 A woman when she is in 13 Howbeit, when he, the travail hath sorrow, because her Spirit of truth, is come, he will hour is come: but as soon as guide you into all truth : for he she is delivered of the child, she shall not speak of himself; but remembereth no more the anwhatsoever he shall hear, that guish, for joy that a man is born shall he speak : and he will into the world. shew you things to come. 22 And ye now therefore have

14 He shall glorify me: for sorrow: but I will see you again, he shall receive of mine, and and your heart shall rejoice, shall shew it unto you.

and your joy no man taketh 15 All things that the Father from you. hath are mine : therefore said I. 23 And in that day ye shall that he shall take of mine, and ask me nothing. Verily, verily, shall shew it unto you.

I say unto you, Whatsoever ye 16 A little while, and ye shall shall ask the Fatherin my name, not see me: and again, a little he will give it you. while, and ye shall see me, be- 24 Hitherto have ye asked cause I go to the Father. nothing in my name: ask, and

17 Then said some of his dis- ye shall receive, that your joy ciples among themselves, What may be full. is this that he saith unto us, A 25 These things have I spoken little while, and ye shall not unto you in proverbs : but the see me : and again, a little time cometh when I shall no while, and ye shall see me : 1 more speak unto you in provfor you:

The disciples confess their faith. CHAP. XVII. Christ prayeth for his apostles. erbs, but I shall shew you plain- | that thy Son also may glorify ly of the Father.

thee : 26 At that day ye shall ask in 2 As thou hast given him powmy name : and I say not unto er over all flesh, that he should you, that I will pray the Father give eternal life to as many as

thou hast given him. 27 For the Father himself loy- 3 And this is life eternal, that eth you, because ye have loved they might know thee the only me, and have believed that I true God, and Jesus Christ came out from God.

whom thou hast sent. 28 I came forth from the Fa

4 I have glorified thee on the ther, and am come into the earth : I have finished the work world : again, I leave the world, which thou gavest me to do. and go to the Father.

5 And now, O Father, glorify 29 His disciples said unto him, thou me with thine own self

, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, with the glory which I had with and speakest no proverb.

thee before the world was. 30 Now are we sure that thou

u 6 I have manifested thy name knowest all things, and needest unto the men which thou gavest not that any man should ask me out of the world: thine they thee: by this we believe that were, and thou gavest them me; thou camest forth from God. and they have kept thy word.

31 Jesus answered them, Do 7 Now they have known that ye now believe ?

all things whatsoever thou hast 32 Behold, the hour cometh, given me are of thee: yea, is now come, that ye shall 8 For I have given unto them be scattered every man to his the words which thou gavest own, and shall leave me alone: me; and they have received and yet I am not alone, because them, and have known surely the Father is with me.

that I came out from thee, and 33 These things I have spoken they have believed that thou unto you, that in me ye might didst send me. have peace. In the world ye 9 I pray for them: I pray shall have tribulation, but be not for the world, but for them of good cheer: I have overcome which thou hast given me ; for the world.

they are thine. VII.

10 And all mine are thine, 1 Christ prayeth to his father to glorify him, and thine are mine ; and I am 6 to preserve his apostles, 11 in unity, 17 and truth, 20 to glorify them, and all other believ- glorified in them. ers with him in heaven.

11 And now I am no more TH NHESE words spake Jesus, in the world, but these are in

and lifted up his eyes to the world, and I come to thee. heaven, and said, Father, the Holy Father, keep through thine hour is come; glorify thy Son, I own name those whom thou hast


as we are.

Christ prayeth


for all believers. given me, that they may be one, | that they may be one, even as

we are one ; 12 While I was with them in 23 I in them, and thou in me, the world, I kept them in thy that they may be made perfect name: those that thou gavest in one; and that the world may me I have kept, and none of know that thou hast sent me, them is lost, but the son of per- and hast loved them as thou dition; that the scripture might hast loved me. be fulfilled.

24 Father, I will that they 13 And now come I to thee, also whom thou hast given me and these things I speak in the be with me where I am; that world, that they might have my they may behold my glory joy fulfilled in themselves. which thou hast given me : for

14 I have given them thy thou lovedst me before the word; and the world hath hated foundation of the world. them, because they are not of 2 25 Orighteous Father, the the world, even as I am not of world hath not known thee : the world.

but I have known thee, and 15 I pray not that thou should

not that thou should- these have known that thou est take them out of the world, hast sent me. but that thou shouldest keep 26 And I have declared unto them from the evil.

them thy name, and will declare 16 They are not of the world, it: that the love wherewith even as I am not of the world. thou hast loved me, may be in

17 Sanctify them through thy them, and I in them. truth : thy word is truth. 18 As thou hast sent me into 1 Judas betrayeth Jesus. 6 The officers fall to

the ground. 10 Peter' smiteth of Malchus' the world, even so have I also

12 Jesus is taken, and led unto Annas sent them into the world.

and Caiaphas. 15 Peter's denial. 19 Jesus 19 And for their sakes I sanc

examined before Caiaphas. 28 His arraign

ment before Pilale. 36 . His kingdom. 40 tify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. WHEN Jesus had, spoken 20 Neither pray I for these

he alone; but for them also which forth with his disciples over the shall believe on me through brook Cedron, where was a gartheir word:

den, into the which he entered, 21 That they all may be one; and his disciples. as thou, Father, art in me, and 2 And Judas also, which beI in thee, that they also may trayed him, knew the place : be one in us: that the world for Jesus oft-times resorted may believe that thou hast sent thither with his disciples.

3 Judas then, having received 22 And the glory which thou a band of men and officers from gavest me, I have given them; I the chief priests and Pharisees,



The Jews ask Barabbas to be let loose.



Judas betrayeth his Master.

Peter denieth Christ. cometh thither with lanterns, 1 that it was expedient that one and torches, and weapons. man should die for the people.

4 Jesus therefore, knowing all 15 | And Simon Peter folthings that should come upon lowed Jesus, and so did another him, went forth, and said unto disciple. That disciple was them, Whom seek ye?

known unto the high priest, and 5 They answered him, Jesus went in with Jesus, into the palof Nazareth. Jesus saith unto ace of the high priest. them, I am he. And Judas al- 16 But Peter stood at the door so, which betrayed him, stood without. Then went out that with them.

other disciple which was known 6 As soon then as he had said unto the high priest, and spake unto them, I am he, they went unto her that kept the door, and backward, and fell to the ground. brought in Peter.

7 Then asked he them again, 17 Then saith the damsel that Whom seek ye? And they said, kept the door unto Peter, Art Jesus of Nazareth.

not thou also one of this man's 8 Jesus answered, I have told | disciples? He saith, I am not. you that I am he. If therefore 18 And the servants and offiye seek me, let these go their cers stood there, who had made way:

a fire of coals; (for it was cold) 9 That the saying might be and they warmed themselves : fulfilled which he spake, Of and Peter stood with them, and them which thou gavest me, warmed himself. have I lost none.

| 19 | The high priest then 10 Then Simon Peter, having asked Jesus of his disciples, and a sword, drew it, and smote the of his doctrine. high priest's servant, and cut 20 Jesus answered him, I off his right ear. The servant's spake openly to the world; I name was Malchus.

ever taught in the synagogue, 11 Then said Jesus unto Pe- and in the temple, whither the ter, Put up thy sword into the Jews always resort; and in sesheath: the cup which my Fa- cret have I said nothing. ther hath given me, shall I not 21 Why askest thou me? ask drink it?

them which heard me, what I 12 Then the band, and the have said unto them: behold, captain, and officers of the Jews they know what I said. took Jesus, and bound him, 22 And when he had thus

13 And led him away to Annas spoken, one of the officers which first, (for he was father-in-law stood by, struck Jesus with the

Caiaphas, which was the palm of his hand, saying, Anhigh priest that same year.) swerest thou the high priest

14 Now Caiaphas was he so? which gave counsel to the Jews, 23 Jesus answered him, If I

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before Pilate, have spoken evil, bear witness the judgment-hall again, and of the evil : but if well, why called Jesus, and said unto him, smitest thou me ?

Art thou the King of the Jews? 24 (Now Annas had sent him 34 Jesus answered him, Saybound unto Caiaphas the high est thou this thing of thyself

, priest.)

or did others tell it thee of me? 25 And Simon Peter stood 35 Pilate answered, Am I a and warmed himself. They said Jew? Thine own nation, and the therefore unto him, Art not chief priests, have delivered thee thou also one of his disciples ? unto me. What hast thou done? He denied it, and said, I am 36 Jesus answered, My kingnot.

dom is not of this world: if my 26 One of the servants of the kingdom were of this world, high priest (being his kinsman then would my servants fight, whose ear Peter cut off) saith, that I should not be delivered to Did not I see thee in the gar- the Jews : but now is my king den with him?

dom not from hence. 27 Peter then denied again : 37 Pilate therefore said unto and immediately the cock crew. him, Art thou a king then ?

28 | Then led they Jesus Jesus answered, Thou sayest from Caiaphas unto the hall of that I am a king. To this end judgment: and it was early; and was I born, and for this cause they themselves went not in-came I into the world, that I to the judgment-hall, lest they should bear witness unto the should be defiled; but that they truth. Every one that is of the might eat the passover.

truth, heareth my voice. 29 Pilate then went out unto 38 Pilate saith unto him, them, and said, What accusa- | What is truth? And when he tion bring ye against this man? | had said this, he went out

30 They answered and said again unto the Jews, and saith unto him, If he were not a mal- unto them, I find in him no efactor, we would not have de- fault at all. livered him up unto thee.

39 But ye have a custom that 31 Then said Pilate unto them, I should release unto you one Take ye him, and judge him ac- at the passover: will


therecording to your law. The Jews fore, that I release unto you the therefore said unto him, It is King of the Jews ? not lawful for us to put any man

40 Then cried they all again, to death:

saying, Not this man, but 32 That the saying of Jesus Barabbas. Now Barabbas was might be fulfilled, which he a robber. spake, signifying what death he should die.

1 Christ is scourged, or croned with thorns,

and beaten. 4 Pilate is desirous to reloans 33 Then Plate entered into

him, but being overcome with the outrage


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