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41 These things Isaiah said, when he saw his glory, and spake of him. 42 Nevertheless, many, even among the rulers, believed in him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess it, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: 43 for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
ed their eyes, and hardened | ing known, before the feast of their hearts; so that they see the passover, that his hour was not with their eyes, nor under- come when he should depart stand with their heart, and turn, out of this world to the Father; that I should heal them." and, having loved his own that were in the world, he loved them to the end. 2 And supper being ready, (the impostor* having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, to deliver him up ;) 3 [Jesus] though he knew that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he came from God, and was going to 44 But Jesus cried out, and God; 4 yet he arose from supsaid, "He who believeth in me, per, and having laid aside his believeth not only in me, but mantle, he took a towel, and also in him who sent me. 45 girt himself. 5 Then he pourAnd he who seeth me, seethed water in a vessel, and began him who sent me. 46 I am come to wash the feet of the discia light into the world, that who-ples, and to wipe them with the soever believeth in me may not towel with which he was girdremain in darkness. 47 And if ed. any one hear my words, and believe not, I condemn him not: (for I came not to condemn the world, but to save the world :) 48 he who rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath that which condemneth him: the doctrine which I have taught, that will condemn him in the last day.
6 So he cometh to Simon Peter: [and] that disciple said to him,
Master, dost thou wash my feet?" 7 Jesus answered, and said to him, "What I do, thou knowest not now; but thou wilt know presently."
8 Peter said to him, "Thou shalt not wash my feet to the age." Jesus answered him, " If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me." 9 Simon Peter said to him, "Master, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head." 10 Jesus said to him,
49" For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he hath commanded me, what I should enjoin, and what I should speak. 50 And I know that his commandment" He that hath bathed, needeth is aionian life: whatever there- to wash [his feet] only; and he fore I say, I so speak as the Fa- is entirely clean: and ye are ther hath given me in charge." clean, but not all." CH. XIII. 1 Now, Jesus hav
11 For he knew who was to
* The impostor, or devil, that is, his own bad passions: q. d. being instigated by his avarice
deliver him up: wherefore he said, "Ye are not all clean." 12 So, after he had washed their feet, and had taken his mantle, and had again placed himself at table, he said to them, "Know ye what I have done to you? 13 Ye call me, Teacher, and Master: and ye say well: for so I am. 14 If I then, your Master and Teacher, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet: 15 for I have given you an example, that ye also may do as I have done to you.
16" Verily, verily, I say to you, The servant is not greater than his master; nor is the messenger greater than he who sent him. 17 Since ye know these things, happy are ye if ye practise them.
all: 18" I speak not of I know whom I have chosen : but that scripture must be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me, hath lifted up his heel against me.' 19 Now I tell you, before it come to pass, that, when it shall come to pass, ye may believe that I am he. 20 Verily, verily, I say to you, He that receiveth whom I shall send, receiveth me; and he that receiveth me, receiveth him that sent me.”
21 WHEN Jesus had said thus, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, "Verily, verily, I say to you, that one of
you will deliver me up." 22 [Then] the disciples looked on one another, doubting of whom he spake.
23 Now there was placed on the bosom of Jesus one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved. 24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it might be, of whom he spake. 25 He then who leaned on the breast of Jesus, said to him, "Master, who is it?" 26 "It is he to Jesus answered, whom I shall give a piece of bread, when I have dipped it." And having dipped the piece of bread, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon. 27 And, after the piece of bread, the adversary entered into him.* Then said Jesus to him; "What thou dost, do quickly."
28 Now no one at the table knew why he spake this to him. 29 For some thought, because Judas had the purse, that Jesus had said to him, "Buy whatever we have need of for the festival;" or, that he should give something to the poor. 30 He then who had received the piece of bread, went out immediately: now it was night.
31 WHEN he had gone out, Jesus said, "Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified by him. 32 Since God is glorified by him, God also will glorify him in himself, and will immediately glorify him.
*The adversary entered into him.] "See on Luke xxii. 3, and ver. 2. From our Lord's action Newcome. in such circumstances, Judas seems to have inferred that he was marked out as the traitor. This so enraged him, as to confirm his resolution of betraying Jesus immediately." "Wicked men, instigated by their bad passions, are spoken of as possessed by the adversary, satan, or the devil: as madmen are represented as possessed by demons, or human ghosts, and with as little foundation. But it was the current language of the times." Im. Ver. note.
33 Dear children, a little lon-, ger I shall be with you. Ye will seek me: and, as I said to the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come,' so I now say to you. 34 A new commandment I give you, that ye love one another; that, as I have loved you, ye also love one another. 35 By this, all will know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love to one another." 36 Simon Peter said to him, "Master, whither goest thou ?" Jesus answered him, " Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou wilt follow me hereafter." 37 Peter said to him, "Master, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake." 38 Jesus answered him, "Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake? Verily, verily, I say to thee, The cock will not crow,* till thou shalt have denied me thrice.
CH. XIV. 1 "LET not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God; believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And after I shall have gone and prepared a place for you,t I will come again, and receive you to myself; that, where I am, ye also may be. 4 And whither I go, ye know; and the way ye know."
5 Thomas said to him, "Master, we know not whither thou
goest; and how can we know the way?" 6 Jesus said to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one cometh to the Father but by me. 7 If ye knew me, ye would know my Father also: and henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.' 8 Philip said to him, "Master show us the Father; and it sufficeth us. "9 Jesus said to him,
"Have I been so long with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip? He that hath seen me, hath seen the Father: how then sayest thou, Show us the Father?' 10 Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me?‡ the words which I speak to you, I speak not from myself; but the Father, who abideth in me, he doth the works. 11 Believe me, that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: but if not, believe [me] for the works themselves.
12 "Verily, verily I say to you, He who believeth in me, the works which I do he also shall do: and greater works than these he shall do, because I go to [my] Father; 13 and whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, I will do; that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14 If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it.
15" If ye love me, keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate, that he
That is, the trumpet of the third watch, or the cock-crowing, shall not sound. See Theol. Repository, vol. vi. p. 105. and note on Luke xxii. 34.
† And although I go and prepare........yet, Newcome.
"I am in the Father, and the Father is in me; because my doctrine is my Father's, and be cause my miracles are my Father's. See ch. x. 38." Newcome.
may abide with you to the age; 17 even the spirit of truth, which the world cannot receive, because it discerneth it not, nor knoweth it; but ye shall know it; for it shall abide with you, and shall be in you. 18 I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you.
19" But a little time longer, and the world shall see me no more; but ye shall see me: because I live, ye also shall live. 20 In that day, ye shall know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. 21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is who loveth me: and he who loveth me, shall be loved by my Father; and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.
that I have spoken to you. 27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you; not as the world giveth, do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be dismayed.
28"Ye have heard that I said to you, I go away, and will come again to you.' If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I go to the Father: for [my] Father is greater than I. 29 And now I tell you, before it come to pass, that, when it cometh to pass, ye may believe. 30 Hereafter, I shall not talk much with you; for the prince of the world is coming, and hath nothing in me.* 31 But this must be, that the world may know that I love the Father, and act in such manner as the Father hath commanded me.† Arise let us go hence.
22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, "Master, how is it that thou wilt soon manifest thyself to us, and not to the world?" 23 Jesus answered, and said to him, "If any man love me, heme which beareth not fruit, he will keep my words; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our abode with him. 24 He who loveth me not, keepeth not my words: and yet the word which ye hear, is not mine, but the Father's, who sent me.
taketh away and every branch which beareth fruit, he pruneth, that it may bear more fruit. 3 Ye are already pruned, through the doctrine which I have taught you. 4 Abide in me; and I will abide in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it remain in the vine; so neither can ye, unless ye continue in me.
25" These things I tell you, while I abide with you. 26 But the advocate, even the holy spirit which the Father will 56 am the vine; ye are send in my name, shall teach the branches. He that continuyou all things, and shall bring eth in me, and I in him, he to your remembrance all things beareth much fruit: for, sepa* Some good copies read, "but will find nothing in me." q. d. I shall soon be arrested and brought before the tribunal of the magistrate as a criminal: but no crime will be proved against See ch. xii. 31, and the note there.
"The ruler of this world is coming: and I have nothing now to do but to convince the world that I love the Father, and do as he commanded me." Wakefield.
rated from me, ye can do nothing. 6 If any one continue not in me, he shall be thrown away, like a separated branch, and shall wither: and such are gathered together, and cast into a fire, to be burned. 7 If ye continue in me, and my words continue in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done for you.
8" Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit: so ye will be my disciples. 9 As the Father hath loved me, so I have loved you: continue ye in my love. 10 If ye keep my commandments, ye will continue in my love; as I have kept my Father's commandments, and thereby continue in his love. 11 These things I have spoken to you, that my joy in you may continue, and that your joy may be full. 12 This is my commandment; that ye love one another, as I have loved you.
13"No one can show his love more, than by laying down his life for his friends. 14 Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. 15 Henceforth, I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his master doth: but I call you friends; for all things which I have heard from my Father, I have made known to you.
16" Ye have not chosen me; but I have chosen you, and appointed you, that ye may go forth and bear fruit, and that your fruit may continue: that whatever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he may give you.
17" These things I give you in charge, that ye love one another. 18 If the world hate you, consider that it hated me before you. 19 If ye were of the world, the world would love its own but, because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore, the world hateth you.
20 "Remember the words which I said to you, 'The servant is not greater than his master.' If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have kept my words, they will also keep yours. 21 But, all these things they will do to you, on my account; because they know not him who sent me.
22" If I had not come, and spoken to them, they would not have had sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin. 23 He that hateth me, hateth my Father also. 24 If I had not done among them such works as none other ever did, they would not have had sin: but now, though they have seen these works, yet they hate both me, and my Father. 25 But thus is fulfilled the saying written in their law, They hated me without a cause.'