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Chap. xxiv.

to his apostles. were done in the way, and how the law of Moses, and in the prohe was known of them in break-phets, and in the Psalms, con ing of bread. cerning me.

36 T And, as they thus spake, 45 Then opened he their unJesus himself stood in the midst derstanding, that they might unof them, and saith unto them, derstand the scriptures,

Peace be unto you.

46 And said unto them, Thus 37 But they were terrified and it is written, and thus it behoved affrighted, and supposed that they Christ to suffer, and to rise from had seen a spirit. the dead the third day;

38 And he said unto them, 47 And that repentance and Why are ye troubled ? and why remission of sins should be do thoughts arise in your hearts?preached in his name, among all 39 Behold my hands and my nations, beginning at Jerusafeet, that it is I myself; handle lem.

me, and see; for a spirit hath not 48 And ye are witnesses of flesh and bones, as ye see me these things.


49 And, behold, I send the 40 And when he had thus spok-promise of my Father upon you: en, he shewed them his hands but tarry ye in the city of Jerusaand his feet. lem, until ye be endued with pow41 And while they yet believed er from on high. not for joy, and wondered, he 50 T And he led them out as said unto them, Have ye here far as to Bethany, and he lifted any meat? up his hands, and blessed them. 42 And they gave him a piece 51 And it came to pass, while of a broiled fish, and of an ho-he blessed them, he was parted ney-comb. from them, and carried up into

43 And he took it, and did eat heaven. before them.

52 And they worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy:

44 And he said unto them, These are the words which spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in Amen."

53 And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God.


The divinity, &c. of Christ.
N the beginning was the Word,
and the Word was with God,
and the Word was God.


2 The same was in the beginning with God.

5 And the light shineth in dark. ness; and the darkness comprehended it not.

6 ¶ There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

7 The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that 3 All things were made by all men through him might behim; and without him was not lieve.

any thing made that was made. 8 He was not that Light, but 4 In him was life; and the life was sent to bear witness of that was the light of men.



The divinity

9 That was the true which lighteth every man cometh into the world.

S. John.

of Christ. Light, 23 He said, I am the voice of that one crying in the wilderness, Make straight the way of the and Lord, as said the prophet Esaias. and 24 And they which were sent were of the Pharisees.

10 He was in the world, the world was made by him, the world knew him not.

11 He came unto his own, and 25 And they asked him, and his own received him not. said unto him, Why baptizest 12 But as many as received thou then, if thou be not that him, to them gave he power to Christ, nor Elias, neither that become the sons of God, even to prophet?

them that believe on his name: 26 John answered them, say

13 Which were born, not of ing, I baptize with water but blood, nor of the will of the flesh, there standeth one among you, nor of the will of man, but of God. whom ye know not;


14 And the word was made 27 He it is, who, coming after flesh, and dwelt among us, (and me, is preferred before me, whose we beheld his glory, the glory as shoes' latchet I am not worthy to of the only begotten of the Father,) unloose.

full of grace and truth.

28 These things were done in 15 John bare witness of him, Bethabara beyond Jordan, where and cried, saying, This was he John was baptizing.

of whom I spake, He that com- 29 The next day John seeth eth after me is preferred before Jesus coming unto him, and me; for he was before me. saith, Behold the Lamb of God,

16 And of his fulness have all which taketh away the sin of the we received, and grace for grace. world!

17 For the law was given by 30 This is he of whom I said, Moses, but grace and truth came After me cometh a man which is by Jesus Christ. preferred before me: for he was

18 No man hath seen God at before me. any time; the only begotten Son, 31 And I knew him not: but which is in the bosom of the Fa-that he should be made manifest ther, he hath declared him. to Israel, therefore am I come

19 T And this is the record of baptizing with water. John, when the Jews sent priests 32 And John bare record, sayand Levites from Jerusalem to ing, I saw the Spirit descending ask him, Who art thou?' from heaven like a dove, and it

20 And he confessed, and de-abode upon him. nied not; but confessed, I am 33 And I knew him not: but not the Christ. he that sent me to baptize with

21 And they asked him, What water, the same said unto me, then? Art thou Elias? And he Upon whom thou shalt see the saith, I am not. Art thou that Spirit descending, and remaining prophet? And he answered, No. on him, the same is he which 22 Then said they unto him, baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. Who art thou? that we may give an answer to them that sent us What sayest thou of thyself

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34 And I saw, and bare record, that this is the Son of God.

251 Again, the next day after,

John's testimony of Christ. Chap. ii. Water turned into wine. John stood, and two of his disci-saith unto him, Come and sce. ples; 47 Jesus saw Nathanael com

36 And, looking upon Jesus, ing to him, and saith of him, Beas he walked, he saith, Behold hold an Israelite indeed, in whom the Lamb of God! is no guile!

37 And the two disciples heard 48 Nathanael saith unto him, him speak, and they followed Whence knowest thou me ? Jesus Jesus. answered, and said unto him, 38 Then Jesus turned, and saw Before that Philip called thee, them following, and saith unto when thou wast under the figthem, What seek ye? They said tree, I saw thee.

unto him, Rabbi, (which is to 49 Nathanael, answered, and say, being interpreted, Master,) saith unto him, Rabbi, thou art where dwellest thou? the Son of God; thou art the

39 He saith unto them, Come King of Israel. and see. They came and saw 50 Jesus answered, and said where he dwelt, and abode with unto him, Because I said unto him that day: for it was about thee, I saw thee under the figthe tenth hour, tree, believest thou? thou shalt

40 One of the two which heard see greater things than these. John speak, and followed him, 51 And he saith unto him, Vewas Andrew, Simon Peter's bro-rily, verily, I say unto you, ther. Hereafter ye shall see heaven

40 He first findeth his own bro-open, and the angels of God ther Simon, and saith unto him, ascending and descending upon We have found the Messias, the Son of man. which is, being interpreted, The



Water turned into wine.

42 And he brought him to Je AND the third day there was

a marriage

sus. And Jesus beheld of Gahim, he said, Thou art Simon, lilee; and the mother of Jesus the son of Jona: thou shalt be was there : called Cephas, which is, by in- 2 And both Jesus was called, terpretation, A stone. and his disciples, to the marriage. 43 The day following, Jesus 3 And when they wanted wine, would go forth into Galilee, and the mother of Jesus saith unto findeth Philip, and saith unto him, They have no wine. him, Follow me. 4 Jesus saith unto her, Wo44 Now Philip was of Bethsai-man, what have I to do with. da, the city of Andrew and Peter. thee? mine hour is not yet come. 45 Philip findeth Nathanael, 5 His mother saith unto the and saith unto him, We have servants, Whatsoever he saith found him, of whom Moses in unto you, do it. the law, and the prophets, did 6 And there were set there six write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son waterpots of stone, after the manof Joseph. ner of the purifying of the Jews, 46 And Nathanael said unto containing two or three firkins him, Can there any good thing a piece.

come out of Nazareth? Philip 7 Jesus saith unto them, Eil

Christ purgeth the temple. S. John. The necessity of regeneration. the water-pots with water. And 18 ¶ Then answered the Jews, they filled them up to the brim. and said unto him, What sign 8 And he said unto them, Draw shewest thou unto us, seeing that out now, and bear unto the go-thou doest these things? vernor of the feast. And they 19 Jesus answered, and said bare it. unto them, Destroy this temple, 9 When the ruler of the feast and in three days I will raise it had tasted the water that was up.

made wine, and knew not whence 20 Then said the Jews, Forty it was, (but the servants which and six years was this temple in drew the water knew,) the go-building, and wilt thou rear it up vernor of the feast called the in three days?


21 But he spake of the temple

10 And saith unto him, Every of his body. man at the beginning doth set 22 When, therefore, he was forth good wine; and when men risen from the dead, his disciples have well drunk, then that which remembered that he had said this is worse: but thou hast kept the unto them; and they believed good wine until now. the scripture, and the word which

11 This beginning of miracles Jesus had said. did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and 23 Now, when he was in Jemanifested forth his glory; and rusalem at the passover, in the his disciples believed on him. feast-day, many believed in his

12 T After this he went down name, when they saw the mirato Capernaum, he, and his mocles which he did, ther, and his brethren, and his 24 But Jesus did not coinmit disciples; and they continued himself unto them, because he there not many days,

knew all men ;

13 And the Jews' passover 25 And needed not that any was at hand; and Jesus went up should testify of man; for he to Jerusalem, knew what was in man.

14 And found in the temple those that sold oxen, and sheep, and doves, and the changers of money, sitting:


The necessity of regeneration.
HERE was a man of the

Pharisees, named Nicode

15 And, when he had made amus, a ruler of the Jews: scourge of small cords, he drove 2 The same came to Jesus by them all out of the temple, and night, and said unto him, Rabbi, the sheep, and the oxen; and we know that thou art a teacher poured out the changers' money, come from God; for no man can and overthrew the tables; do these miracles that thou doest,

16 And said unto them that except God be with him. sold doves, Take these things 3 Jesus answered, and said unto hence; make not my Father's him, Verily, verily, I say unto house an house of merchandise. thee, Except a man be born 17 And his disciples remem- again, he cannot see the kingdom bered that it was written, The of God, zeal of thine house hath eaten 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, me up. How can a man be born when he

God's love

Chap. iii.

to mankind.

is old? can he enter the second rish, but have everlasting life. time into his mother's womb, and 17 For God sent not his Son be born? into the world to condemn the

5 Jesus answered, Verily, ve-world; but that the world through rily I say unto thee, Except a him might be saved.. man be born of water, and of 18 THe that believeth on him the Spirit, he cannot enter into is not condemned: but he that the kingdom of God. believeth not is condemned al6 That which is born of the ready; because he hath not beflesh is flesh; and that which is lieved in the name of the only beborn of the Spirit is spirit. gotten Son of God.

7 Marvel not that I said unto 19 And this is the condemnathee, Ye must be born again. tion, that light is come into the

8 The wind bloweth where it world, and men loved darkness listeth, and thou hearest the sound rather than light, because their thereof, but canst not tell whence deeds were evil.

it cometh, and whither it goeth: 20 For every one that doeth so is every one that is born of the evil hateth the light, neither comSpirit. eth to the light, lest his deeds 9 Nicodemus answered, and should be reproved. said unto him, How can these 21 But he that doeth truth comthings be? eth to the light, that his deeds may 10 Jesus answered, and said be made manifest, that they are unto him, Art thou a master of wrought in God, Israel, and knowest not these 22 After these things came things? Jesus and his disciples into the 11 Verily, verily, I say unto land of Judea; and there he tarthee, We speak that we do know, ried with them, and baptized. and testify that we have seen; and 23 ¶ And John also was bapye receive not our witness. tizing in non, near to Salim, 12 If I have told you earthly because there was much water things, and ye believe not, how there: and they came, and were shall ye believe, if I tell you of baptized:

heavenly things?

24 For John was not yet cast

13 And no man hath ascended into prison.

up to heaven, but he that came 25¶ Then there arose a quesdown from heaven, even the Sontion between some of John's disof man, which is in heaven. ciples and the Jews about purify

14 T And as Moses lifted upling, the serpent in the wilderness, 26 And they came unto John, even so must the Son of man beland said unto him, Rabbi, he lifted up; that was with thee beyond Jor15 That whosoever believeth in dan, to whom thou barest withim should not perish, but haveness, behold, the same baptizeth, eternal life. and all men come to him.

16 For God so loved the 27 John answered, and said, A world, that he gave his only be-man can receive nothing, except gotten Son, that whosoever it be given him from heaven. believeth in him should not pe- 28 Ye yourselves bear me wit

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