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him. Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that hears my 24 word, and believes him that sent me, has life everlasting, and comes not into judgment but has passed out of death into life. Verily, verily, I say unto you, an 25 hour is coming and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and they that heard shall live. For as the Father has life in himself, so he gave the 26 Son also to have life in himself. And he gave him authority 27 to do judgment, because he is Son of man. Marvel not 28 at this, that an hour is coming, in which all that are in the tombs will hear his voice, and they that did good 29 will come forth unto a resurrection of life; and they that wrought bad, unto a resurrection of judgment. I can 30 of myself do nothing; even as I hear I judge, and my judgment is righteous, because I seek not mine own will, but the will of him that sent me.

If I bear witness con- 31 cerning myself, my witness is not true; there is another 32 that bears witness concerning me; and ye know that the witness which he witnesses concerning me is true. Ye have sent unto John, and he has borne witness unto 33 the truth ; but the witness I receive is not from man; but 34 these things I say, that ye may be saved. He was the 35 lamp that burns and shines; and ye desired for a season to exult in his light. But the witness I have is greater 36 than that of John; for the works which the Father has given me to complete them, the very works that I do bear witness concerning me, that the Father has sent me. the Father who sent me, he has borne witness of me; ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor his form ; and ye have not his word abiding in you, 38 for whom he sent, him ye believe not. Ye search the 39 scritures, because in them ye think ye have life everlasting; and these are they which bear witness concerning And

ye desire not to come to me, that ye may have 40 life. I receive not glory from men; but I know you, that 41, 42 ye have not the love of God in you. I have come in my 43 Father's name, and ye receive me not; if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive. How can ye 44

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believe, while ye receive glory from one another, and seek not 45 the glory that is from the only God ? Do not think that I

will accuse you to the Father; there is one that accuses 46 you, Moses, in whom ye have placed your hope. For had

ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; for he 47 wrote concerning me. But if ye believe not his writings, how will ye believe my words?

AFTER these things Jesus went away beyond the sea of 2 Galilee, of Tiberias; and a great multitude followed him,

because they saw the signs which he did on the infirm. 3 And Jesus went up into the mountain, and sat there with his 4 disciples. And the passover, the feast of the Jews, was nigh. 5 When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw that a great

multitude was coming unto him, he says unto Philip, Whence 6 are we to buy loaves, that these may eat? But this he

said trying him : for he himself knew what he was about 7 to do. Philip answers him, Two hundred denarii-worth

of loaves is not enough for them, that each one may take a 8 little. One of his disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter's brother, 9 says unto him, There is a lad here, who has five barley

loaves and two small fishes; but what are these among so 10 many ? Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there

was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in 11 number about five thousand. Jesus then took the loaves,

and gave thanks, and gave to them that were set down ;

and in like manner of the fishes as much as they desired. 12 And when they were filled, he says unto his disciples,

Gather together the fragments that remain over, that 13 nothing be lost. So they gathered them together, and

filled twelve baskets with the fragments of the five barley loaves, which remained over unto them that had eaten.

The men therefore, seeing the sign that he did, said, This is of a truth the prophet that was to come into the 15 world. Jesus therefore knowing that they are about to

come and take him by force, to make him a king, flees again into the mountain himself alone.

But when evening came, his disciples went down unto 17 the sea, and entered into a ship, and were going to the

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opposite shore of the sea, to Capernaum. And darkness overtook them, and Jesus had not yet come to them, and the sea was rising by reason of a strong wind 18 blowing. When then they had rowed about five and 19 twenty or thirty furlongs, they behold Jesus walking on the sea, and drawing nigh unto the ship, and were afraid. But he says unto them, It is I, be not afraid. They were 20, 21 willing therefore to receive him into the ship; and immediately the ship was at the land whither they were going.

The next day, the multitude standing on the opposite 22 shore of the sea saw that there was none other boat there save one, and that Jesus did not enter with his disciples into the ship, but his disciples went away alone; (yet there 23 came boats from Tiberias nigh unto the place where they did eat the bread, after the Lord gave thanks). When therefore 24 the multitude saw that Jesus was not there, neither his disciples, they themselves entered into the boats, and came to Capernaum seeking Jesus. And when they found him 25 on the opposite shore of the sea, they said unto him, Rabbi, when art thou come hither ? Jesus answered them and said, 26 Verily, verily, I say unto you, ye seek me, not because ye saw signs, but because ye ate of the loaves, and were satisfied. Work not for the food which perishes, but for the 27 food which abides unto life everlasting, which the Son of man gives unto you: for him the Father sealed, even God. Then said they unto him, What must we do, that we may 28 work the works of God ? Jesus answered and said unto 29 them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he sent. Then said they unto him, What sign 30 doest thou then, that we may see and believe thee, what dost thou work ? Our fathers did eat the manna in the wilder- 31 ness, even as it is written, He gave them bread from heaven to eat. Then said Jesus unto them, Verily, verily, I say 32 unto you, Moses has not given you the bread from heaven; but my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is that which comes down from 33 heaven and gives life unto the world. Then said they 34

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said Jesus unto them, I am the bread of life: he

that comes to me will not hunger; and he that believes 36 on me will never thirst. But I said unto you, that ye 37 have even seen, and believe not. All that the Father

gives me will come to me, and him that comes to me 38 I will not cast out; for I have come down from heaven,

not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me. 39 And this is the will of him that sent me, that of all which

he has given me I should lose nothing, but should 40 raise it up in the last day. For this is the will of my

Father, that every one who beholds the Son, and be

lieves in him, should have life everlasting; and I will raise 41 him up in the last day.

The Jews therefore were murmuring at him, because he said, I am the bread that came 42 down from heaven, and were saying, Is not this Jesus, the

son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know how

does he say now, I have come down from heaven ? 43 Jesus answered and said unto them, Murmur not among 44 yourselves. No one can come to me, except the Father

who sent me draw him; and I will raise him up in the last 45 day. It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all

taught of God; every one that heard from the Father and 46 learned, comes unto me. Not that any one has seen the

Father, save he who is from God, he has seen God. 47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believes has life 48, 49 everlasting. I am the bread of life. Your fathers did eat 50 the manna in the wilderness and died: this is the bread

which comes down from heaven, that one may eat thereof 51 and not die. I am the living bread that came down from

heaven: if one eat of my bread, he will live for ever; yea,

and the bread that I will give for the life of the world, is 52 my flesh. The Jews therefore contended among themselves, 53 saying, How can this one give us his flesh to eat? Then

said Jesus unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you,

except ye eat the flesh of the Son of Man, and drink his 54 blood, ye have no life in you. He that eats my flesh,

and drinks my blood, has life everlasting; and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is true food, 55 and

my blood is true drink. He that eats my flesh, and 56 drinks my blood, abides in me and I in him. As the 57 living Father sent me, and I live because of the father ; so he that eats me, he also shall live because of me.

This 58 is the bread that came down from heaven, not as the fathers did eat and died; he that eats this bread shall live for ever.

These things said he in the synagogue, while 59 teaching in Capernaum.

Many therefore of his disciples, when they heard, said, 60 This saying is hard; who can hear it? But Jesus knowing 61 in himself that his disciples murmured at this, said unto them, Does this cause you to offend? What then if ye 62 should behold the Son of man ascending where he was before ? It is the spirit that quickens, the flesh profits 63 nothing; the words which I have spoken unto you, are spirit, and are life. But there are some of you that believe 64 not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they are that believe not, and who it is that was to deliver him up. And he said, For this cause have I told you that no one 65 can come unto me, except it be given him from the Father.

Upon this then many of his disciples went back, and 66 walked no more with him. Then said Jesus unto the twelve, 67 Do ye also desire to go away? Simon Peter answered 68 him, Lord, to whom shall we go away ? thou hast words of life everlasting; and we have believed and known that 69 thou art the Holy One of God. Jesus answered them, Did 70 not I choose you the twelve, and one of you is a devil ? He 71 spake of Judas, son of Simon Iscariot, for it was he that was about to deliver him up, being one of the twelve.

AFTER these things Jesus walked in Galilee ; for he VII. would not walk in Judaea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him. Now the Jews' feast of tabernacles was at hand. 2 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence and 3 go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may behold thy works which thou art doing; for no one does anything 4 in secret, and seeks to be in public himself. If thou doest these things, manifest thyself to the world. For even 5

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