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John's doctrine of Christ. S. John.

The woman of Samaria. ness, that I said, I am not the Jacob gave to his son Joseph. Christ, but that I am sent before 6 Now Jacob's well was there. him. Jesus, therefore, being wearied 29 He that hath the bride is the with his journey, sat thus on the bridegroom: but the friend of the well: and it was about the sixth bridegroom, which standeth and hour.

heareth him, rejoiceth greatly, be- 7 There cometh a woman of cause of the bridegroom's voice : Samaria to draw water: Jesus This my joy, therefore, is fulfilled. saith unto her, Give me to drink: 30 He must increase, but I must 8 (For his disciples were gone decrease. away unto the city to buy meat.) 9 Then saith the woman of Sa

31 He that cometh from above is above all he that is of the maria unto him, How is it that earth is earthly, and speaketh of thou, being a Jew, askest drink the earth: he that cometh from of me, which am a woman of Saheaven is above all. maria? (for the Jews have no

32 And what he hath seen and dealings with the Samaritans.) heard, that he testifieth; and no 10 Jesus answered, and said man receiveth his testimony. unto her, If thou knewest the 33 He that hath received his gift of God, and who it is that testimony, hath set to his seal that saith to thee, Give me to drink ; God is true. thou wouldest have asked of him, 34 For he whom God hath and he would have given thee sent speaketh the words of God; living water. for God giveth not the Spirit by 11 The woman saith unto him, measure unto him. Sir, thou hast nothing to draw 35 The Father loveth the Son, with, and the well is deep: from and hath given all things into his whence then hast thou that living hand. water?

36 He that believeth on the Son 12 Art thou greater than our hath everlasting life; and he that father Jacob, which gave us the believeth not the Son shall not see well, and drank thereof himself, life; but the wrath of God abideth and his children, and his cattle? on him.


The woman of Samaria.

13 Jesus answered, and said unto her, Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again : 14 But whosoever drinketh of

HEN, therefore, the Lord knew how the Pharisees the water that I shall give him shall had heard that Jesus made and never thirst; but the water that I baptized more disciples than John, shall give him shall be in him a 2 (Though Jesus himself, bap-well of water springing up into tized not; but his disciples,) everlasting life.

3 He left Judea, and departed again into Galilee.

4 And he must needs go through Samaria.

5 Then cometh he to a city of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that

15 The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water, that I thirst not, neither come hither to draw.

16 Jesus saith unto her, Go, call thy husband, and come hither, 17 The woman answered, and

The woman of Samaria. Chap. iv. Many Samaritans believe. said, I have no husband. Jesus 31 ¶ In the mean-while his said unto her, Thou hast well disciples prayed him, saying, said, I have no husband: Master, eat.

18 For thou hast had five hus- 32 But he said unto them, I bands, and he whom thou now have meat to eat that ye know hast is not thy husband; in that not of.

saidst thou truly.

33 Therefore said the disciples 19 The woman saith unto him, one to another, Hath any man. Sir, I perceive that thou art a brought him ought to eat? prophet. 34 Jesus saith unto them, My 20 Our fathers worshipped in meat is to do the will of him that this mountain; and ye say, That sent me, and to finish his work. in Jerusalem is the place where 35 Say not ye, There are yet men ought to worship. four months, and then cometh 21 Jesus saith unto her, Wo-harvest? behold, I say unto you, man, believe me, the hour com- Lift up your eyes, and look on eth, when ye shall neither in this the fields; for they are white almountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, ready to harvest.

worship the Father.


36 And he that reapeth receiv

22 Ye worship ye know not eth wages, and gathereth fruit unwhat we know what we wor-to life eternal; that both he that ship; for salvation is of the Jews. soweth, and he that reapeth may 23 But the hour cometh, and rejoice together.

now is, when the true worship- 37 And herein is that saying pers shall worship the Father in true, One soweth, and another spirit and in truth: for the Father reapeth. seeketh such to worship him.

38 I sent you to reap that where24 God is a spirit and they on ye bestowed no labour: other that worship him, must worship men laboured, and ye are entered him in spirit and in truth. into their labours.

25 The woman saith unto him, 39 And many of the SamariI know that Messias cometh, tans of that city believed on him which is called Christ: when he for the saying of the woman, is come, he will tell us all things. which testified, He told me all 26 Jesus saith unto her, I that that ever I did. speak unto thee am be.

40 So when the Samaritans

27 And upon this came his were come unto him, they bedisciples, and marvelled that he sought him that he would tarry talked with the woman; yet no with them: and he abode there man said, What seekest thou? two days. or, Why talkest thou with her?

28 The woman then left her water-pot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,

41 And many more believed, because of his own word;

42 And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of

29 Come, see a man, whichthy saying: for we have heard told me all things that ever I did is not this the Christ?

him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Sa

30 Then they went out of the viour of the world. city, and came unto him.

43 Now, after two days, he

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departed thence, and went into Galilee :

44 For Jesus himself testified,

of Bethesda.


The impotent man healed.

that a prophet hath no honour in AFTER this there was a feast

his own country.

of the Jews; and Jesus went

up to Jerusalem.

45 Then, when he was come 2 Now there is at Jerusalem, into Galilee, the Galileans re-by the sheep-market, a pool, which ceived him, having seen all the is called in the Hebrew tongue, things that he did at Jerusalem at Bethesda, having five porches. the feast for they also went unto 3 In these lay a great multitude the feast. of impotent folk, of blind, halt, 46 So Jesus came again into withered, waiting for the moving Cana of Galilee, where he made of the water. the water wine. And there was 4 For an angel went down at a a certain nobleman, whose son certain season into the pool, and was sick at Capernaum. troubled the water: whosoever

47 When he heard that Jesus then first, after the troubling of was come out of Judea into Gali- the water, stepped in, was made lee, he went unto him, and be- whole of whatsoever disease he sought him that he would come had. down and heal his son: for he 5 And a certain man was there, was at the point of death. which had an infirmity thirty and eight years.

48 Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.

6 When Jesus saw him lie, and knew that he had been now a long 49 The nobleman saith unto time in that case, he saith unto him, Sir, come down ere my him, Wilt thou be made whole? child die. 7 The impotent man answered 50 Jesus saith unto him, Gohim, Sir, I have no man, when thy way; thy son liveth. And the water is troubled, to put me the man believed the word that into the pool: but, while I am Jesus had spoken unto him, and coming, another steppeth down he went his way. before me.

51 And, as he was now going 8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise, down, his servants met him, and take up thy bed, and walk. told him, saying, Thy son liveth! 9 And immediately the man

52 Then enquired he of them was made whole, and took up his the hour when he began to amend. bed, and walked: and on the And they said unto him, Yester-same day was the sabbath. day at the seventh hour the fever 10 ¶ The Jews, therefore, said left him. unto him that was cured, It is 53 So the father knew that the sabbath-day; it is not lawful it was at the same hour, in the for thee to carry thy bed. which Jesus said unto him, Thy 11 He answered them, He that son liveth and himself believed, made me whole, the same said and his whole house. unto me, Take up thy bed, and

54 This is again the second mi-walk. racle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judea into Galilee.

12 Then asked they him, What Iman is that which said unto thee,

The Jews persecute Christ. Thap. v. He sheweth who he is: Take up thy bed, and walk. Father which hath sent him. 13 And he that was healed wist 24 Verily, verily, I say unto not who it was: for Jesus had you, He that heareth my word, conveyed himself away, a multi- and believeth on him that sent me, tude being in that place. hath everlasting life, and shall

14 Afterward Jesus findeth him not come into condemnation; but in the temple, and said unto him, is passed from death unto life. Behold, thou art made whole: sin 25 Verily, verily, I say unte no more, lest a worse thing come you, The hour is coming, and unto thee. now is, when the dead shall hear 15 The man departed, and told the voice of the Son of God: and the Jews, that it was Jesus which they that hear shall live. had made him whole. 26 For as the Father hath life in 16 And therefore did the Jews himself, so hath he given to the persecute Jesus, and sought to Son to have life in himself; slay him, because he had done 27 And hath given him authothese things on the sabbath-day. rity to execute judgment also, be17 But Jesus answered them, cause he is the Son of man. My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.

28 Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all 18 Therefore the Jews sought that are in the graves shall hear the more to kill him, because he his voice,

not only had broken the sabbath, 29 And shall come forth; they but said also, that God was his that have done good, unto the reFather, making himself equal surrection of life; and they that with God. have done evil, unto the resurrec

19 ¶Then answered Jesus, and tion of damnation. said unto them, Verily, verily, I 30 I can of mine own self do say unto you, The Son can do nothing: as I hear I judge, and nothing of himself, but what he my judgment is just; because I seeth the Father do: for what seek not mine own will, but the things soever he doeth, these also will of the Father which hath sent doeth the Son likewise.


20 For the Father loveth the 31 ¶ If I bear witness of myself, Son, and sheweth him all things my witness is not true.

that himself doeth and he will :

32 There is another that bear

shew him greater works than eth witness of me, and I know these, that ye may marvel. that the witness which he witness

21 For as the Father raiseth up eth of me is true.

the dead, and quickeneth them;

33 Ye sent unto John, and he

even so the Son quickeneth whom bare witness unto the truth. he will..

34 But I receive not testimony 22 For the Father judgeth no from man: but these things I say, man, but hath committed all that ye might be saved. judgment unto the Son:

35 He was a burning and a

23 That all men should honour shining light; and ye were willing the Son, even as they honour the for a season to rejoice in his light. Father. He that honoureth not 36 But I have a greater witthe Son, honoureth not the ness than that of John: for the


Christ sheweth who he is. S. John.

Five thousand fed. works which the Father hath gi- 3 And Jesus went up into a ven me to finish, the same works mountain, and there he sat with that I do bear witness of me, that his disciples.

the Father hath sent me.

4 And the passover, a feast of 37 And the Father himself, the Jews, was nigh. which hath sent me, hath borne 5 When Jesus then lifted up witness of me. Ve have neither his eyes, and saw a great compaheard his voice at any time, nor ny come unto him, he saith unto seen his shape. Philip, Whence shall we buy 38 And ye have not his word bread, that these may eat? abiding in you; for whom he hath 6 (And this he said to prove sent, him ye believe not.

him for he himself knew what

39 Search the Scriptures; for he would do.)

in them ye think ye have eternal 7 Philip answered him, Two life: and they are they which testi-hundred pennyworth of bread is fy of me. not sufficient for them, that every

40 And ye will not come to me, one of them may take a little. that ye might have life.

41 ¶ I receive not honour from


8 One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, saith unto him,

42 But I know you, that ye 9 There is a lad here which have not the love of God in you. hath five barley-loaves, and two 43 I am come in my Father's small fishes: but what are they name, and ye receive me not: if among so many?

another shall come in his own 10 And Jesus said, Make the name, him ye will receive. men sit down. Now there was 44 How can ye believe, which much grass in the place. So the receive honour one of another, men sat down, in number about and seek not the honour that co-five thousand.

meth from God only?

11 And Jesus took the loaves; 45 Do not think that I will and when he had given thanks, he accuse you to the Father: there distributed to the disciples, and is one that accuseth you, even Mo-the disciples to them that were ses, in whom ye trust. set down; and likewise of the as much as they

46 For had ye believed Moses, fishes, ye would have believed me: for would. he wrote of me.

12 When they were filled, he 47 But if ye believe not his wri- said unto his disciples, Gather up tings, how shall ye believe my the fragments that remain, that words? nothing be lost.


Five thousand miraculously fed.
FTER these things Jesus


13 Therefore they gathered them together, and filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the

went over the sea of Galilee, five barley-loaves, which remainwhich is the sea of Tiberias. ed over and above unto them that 2 And a great multitude follow-had eaten.

ed him, because they saw his mi- 14 Then those men, when they racles which he did on them that had seen the miracle that Jesus were diseased. did, said, This is of a truth that

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