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their heart; that they should not see with the eyes, and understand with the heart, and be converted, and I should heal them. These things said Isaiah, because he saw his glory, and spake 41 of him. Yet even of the rulers many believed in him; but 42 because of the Pharisees they were not confessing it, lest they should be put out of the synagogue: for they loved the 43 glory that is of men more than the glory that is of God. But Jesus cried and said, He that believes in me, believes 44 not in me but in him that sent me. And he that 45 beholds me, beholds him that sent me. I have come a 46 light into the world, that whosoever believes in me may not abide in the darkness. And if any one shall hear my 47 words and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. He that 48 rejects me, and receive not my words, has one that judges him: the word that I spake, the same will judge him in the last day. For I spake not from myself, but 49 the Father that sent me has himself given me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak. And I know that his commandment is life everlasting. 50 Whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father has said unto me, so I speak.

Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew XII. that his hour came that he should pass out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them unto the end. And when supper 2 was ready, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to deliver him up, as he knew 3 that the Father gave all things into his hands, and that he came forth from God and was going to God; he rises from 4 the supper, and lays aside his garments, and took a towel, and girded himself; after that he pours water into the 5 bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded. Then he 6 comes to Simon Peter : he says unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet? Jesus answered and said unto him, 7 What I do thou knowest not now, but thou wilt understand hereafter. Peter says unto him, Never shalt thou 8

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wash my feet. Jesus answered him, If I wash thee not, 9 thou hast no part with me. Simon Peter says unto him,

Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head. 10 Jesus says unto him, He that has been bathed needs not

to wash himself, but is clean every whit; and ye are clean, 11 but not all. For he knew him that was to deliver him up; for this cause he said, Ye are not all clean.

When therefore he washed their feet, and took his garments, and sat down again, he said unto them, Know ye 13 what I have done to you? Ye call me the Teacher and the 14 Lord, and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, the Lord,

and the Teacher, washed your feet, ye also ought to wash 15 one another's feet. For I have given you an example, 16 that ye also should do even as I did to you. Verily,

verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his 17 lord ; nor an apostle greater than he that sent him. If 18 ye know these things, blessed are ye if ye do them. I

speak not of you all : I know whom I chose: but that

the scripture may be fulfilled, IIe that eats the bread with 19 me has lifted up his heel against me. From this time I

tell you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to 20 pass, ye may believe that I am he. Verily, verily, I say

unto you, he that receives whomsoever I will send receives me; and he that receives me receives him that sent me.

Having said these things Jesus was troubled in spirit, and bare witness and said, Verily, verily, I say unto 22 you, that one of

will deliver me up.

The disciples were looking one on another, doubting of whom he 23 spake. There was reclining in Jesus' bosom one of his 24 disciples, whom Jesus loved; Simon

om Jesus loved; Simon Peter therefore beckons to this one and says unto him, Tell who it is 25 of whom he speaks. He then having fallen back thus 26 on Jesus' breast, says unto him, Lord, who is it? Jesus

answers, He it is, for whom I shall dip the sop and give

it to him. When therefore he dipped the sop, he takes 27 and gives it to Judas, son of Simon Iscariot. And after

the sop, Satan then entered into him. Then Jesus


says unto him, What thou doest, do quickly. Now no 28 one at the table knew for what intent he spake unto him ; for some thought, since Judas had the bag, that Jesus 29 said unto him, Buy the things that we have need of for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor. Then he, having received the sop, straightway went out; 30 and it was night.

Now when he went out, Jesus says, Now is the Son 31 of man glorified, and God is glorified in him. If God 32 is glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself, and will straightway glorify him. Little children, yet a 33 little while I am with you ; ye shall seek me, and even as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go ye cannot come, so now I say to you. A new commandment I give unto 34 you, That ye love one another; even as I loved you, that


also love one another. Herein will all men know 35 that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. Simon Peter says unto him, Lord, whither goest thou ? 36 Jesus answered, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow afterwards. Peter says 37 unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee. Jesus answers, Wilt thou lay 38 down thy life for me? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, a cock will not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.

LET not your heart be troubled : believe in God, and xiv. believe in me. In my Father's house are many abodes; 2 otherwise, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I 3 am coming again and will receive you unto myself, that where I am, ye may be also. And whither I go, ye know 4 the way. Thomas says unto him, Lord, we know not 5 whither thou goest; and how do we know the way? Jesus 6 says unto him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life: no one comes unto the Father but through me. If


have 7 known me, ye will know my father also; and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him. Philip says unto him, 8 Lord, shew us the Father, and it is enough for us.

Jesus 9 says unto him, Am I so long time with you, and hast thou


not known me, Philip ? he that has seen me has seen the 10 Father; how sayest thou, Shew us the Father? Believest

thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me ? the words that I say unto you I speak not from my

self: but the Father that abides in me does his works. 11 Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in

me: otherwise, believe me for the very works' sake. 12 Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believes in

me, the works that I do will he do also; and greater

than these will he do; because I go unto the Father. 13 And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, 14 that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall 15 ask anything in my name, I will do it. If ye love 16 me, ye will keep my commandments. And I will ask the

Father, and he will give you another advocate, that he 17 may be with you for ever, the Spirit of truth, whom the

world cannot receive, because it beholds him not, neither

knows him: ye know him, for he abides with you and 18 will be in you.

I will not leave you orphans: I am 19 coming to you. Yet a little while, and the world beholds me no more; but ye behold me: because I live


shall 20 live also. In that day ye shall know that I am in my 21 Father, and ye in me, and I in you. He that has my

commandments and keeps them, he it is that loves me:

and he that loves me will be loved by my Father, and I 22 will love him, and will manifest myself to him. Judas says

unto him, not the Iscariot, Lord, and how is it that thou

art about to manifest thyself unto us, and not unto the 23 world ? Jesus answered and said unto him, If any one

loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love

him, and we will come unto him, and make an abode with 24 him. He that loves me not keeps not my words: and

the word which ye hear is not mine but the Father's who sent me.

These things have I spoken unto you, while abid26 ing with you; but the advocate, the Holy Spirit,

whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things



which I spake unto you. Peace I leave unto you, my 27 peace I give unto you. Not as the world gives, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. Ye heard that I said unto you, I am going away and coming 28 unto you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced that I am going unto the Father; for the Father is greater than I. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that 29 when it is come to pass, ye may believe. I will no more 30 talk much with you: for the ruler of the world comes, and has nothing in me, but that the world may know that 31 I love the Father, and even as the Father commanded me, so I do. Rise, let us go hence.

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. xv. Every branch in me that bears not fruit, he takes it 2 away: and every one that bears fruit, he cleanses it that it may bear more fruit. Already are ye clean because of 3 the word which I have spoken unto you; abide in me, and 4 I in you. Even as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself except it abide in the vine; so neither can ye except ye abide in me. I am the vine, ye the branches. He that 5 abides in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit; for apart from me ye can do nothing. If one abide not 6 in me, he is cast forth as the branch, and is withered; and they gather it, and cast it into the fire, and it is burned. If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, 7 ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit and 8 become my disciples. As the Father loved me, I also loved 9 you: abide in my love. If ye keep my commandments, 10 ye will abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. These 11 things have I spoken unto you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be made full. This is my command- 12 ment, That ye love one another even as I loved you. Greater 13 love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do the things which I 14 command you. No longer do I speak of you as servants; 15 because the servant knows not what his lord does : but I

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