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of Bethesda. departed thence, and went into

CHAP. V. Galilee :

The impotent man healed. 44 , FTER this there was a feast that a prophet hath no honour in his own country.

up to Jerusalein. 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.

Itroubled 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 Anda certain man was there, was at the point of death. which had an infirmity thirty and

48 Then said Jesus unto him, Jeight years. Except ye see signs and wonders, 6 When Jesus saw him lie, and ye will not believe.

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-sume day was the sabbath. day at the seventh hour the fever 10 1 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 12 Then asked they him, What come out of Judea into Galilce. man is that which said unto thee,

The Jews persecute Christ. Chap. v. He sbeweth who he is: Take up thy bed, and walk. Father which hath sent himi.

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 unto 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, be

17 | But Jesus answered them, cause he is the Son of man. My Father worketh hitherto, and 28 Marvel not at this: for the I work.

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 resurrec19 I 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 bearshew 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 Sonquickeneth 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

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Cbrist sheweth who he is. S. Johń. Five thousand fed. works which the Father hath çi.) 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 T 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 Andye will not come to me, one of them may take a little. that ye might have life.

8 One of his disciples, Andrew, 41 | I receive not honour from Simon Peter's brother, saith un

to 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 46 For had ye believed Moses, fishes, much

they ye would have believed me: for would. he wrote of me.

12 When they were filled, he 47 But ifye 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. CHAP. VI.

13 Therefore they gathered Five thousand miraculously fed. them together, and filled twelve

FTER these things Jesus baskets with the fragments of the

went over the sea of Galilee, five barley-loaves, which remainwhich is the sea of Tiberias. led 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.

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Chap. vi.. Fleshly hearts reproved. Prophet that should come into the 26 Jesus answered them, and world.

said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, 15 When Jesus, therefore, Ye seek me, not because ye saw perceived that they would come the miracles, but because ye did and take him by force to make him eat of the loaves, and were filled. a king, he departed again into a 27 Labour not for the meat mountain himself alone. which perisheth, but for that meat

16 And when even was now which endureth unto everlasting come, his disciples went down life, which the Son of man shall unto the sea,

give unto you: for him hath God 17 And entered into a ship, and the Father sealed. went over the sea toward Caper- 28 Then said they unto him, naum: and it was now dark, and What shall we do, that we might Jesus was not come to them. work the works of God?

18 And the sea arose, by rea- 29 Jesus answered, and said unson of a great wind that blew. to them, This is the work of God,

19 So when they had rowed that ye believe on him whom he about five and twenty or thirty hath sent. furlongs, they see Jesus walking 30 9 They said therefore unto on the sea, and drawing nigh un- him, whatsign shewest thou then, to the ship: and they were afraid. that we may see and believe thee?

20 But he saith unto them, It is what dost thou work? I; be not afraid,

31 Our fathers did eat manna in 21 Then they willingly receiv-the desert; as it is written, He ed him into the ship; and imme- gave them bread from heaven to diately the ship was at the land eat. whither they went.

32 Then Jesus said unto them, 22 9 The day following, when Verily, verily, I say unto you, the people, which stood on the o-Moses gave you not that bread ther side of the sea, saw that there from heaven; but my Father giwas none other boat there save veth you the true bread from heathat one whereinto his discples ven. were entered, and that Jesus went 33 For the bread of God is he not with his disciples into the which cometh down from heaven, boat, but that his disciples were and giveth life unto the world. gone away alone;

34 Then said they unto him, 23 (Howbeit there came other Lord, evermore give us this bread. boats from Tiberias, nigh unto the 35 And Jesus said unto them, place where they did eat bread, af- I am the bread of life; he that coter that the Lordhadgiventhanks;) meth to me shall never hunger:

24 When the people, therefore, and he that believeth on me shall saw that Jesus was not there, nei- never thirst. ther his disciples, they also took 36 But I said unto you, that ye shipping, and came to Caperna- also have seen me, and believe um, seeking for Jesus.

Inot. 25 And, when they had found 37 All that the Father giveth him on the other side of the sea, me shall come to me; and him they said unto him, Rabbi, when that cometh to me, I will in no camest thou hither?

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bread of Life. 38 For I came down from hea-\man eat of this bread he shall live ven, not to do mine own will, but for ever; and the bread that I the will of him that sent me. will give is my flesh, which I will

39 And this is the Father's will give for the life of the world. which hath sent me, that of all 52 The Jews, therefore, strove which he hath given me I should among themselves, saying, How lose nothing, but should raise it can this man give us bis flesh to up again at the last day."

leat ? 40 And this is the will of him 53 Then Jesus said unto them, that sent me, that every one which Verily, verily, I say unto you, seeth the Son, and believeth on Except ye cat the flesh of the Son him, may have everlasting life : of man, and drink his blood, ye and I will raise him up at the last have no life in you. day.

54 Whoso eateth my flesh, and 41 The Jews then murmured drinketh my blood, hath eternal at him, because he said, I am life; and I will raise him up at the the bread which came down from last day. heaven,

55 For my flesh is meat indeed, 42 And they said, Is not this and my blood is drink indeed, Jesus, the Son of Joseph, whose 56 He that eateth my flesh, and father and mother we know ? how drinketh my blood, dwelleth in is it then that he saith, I came me, and I in him. down from heaven?

57 As the living Father hath 43 Jesus, therefore, answered, sent me, and I live by the Father; and said unto them, Murmur so he that eateth me, even he shall not among yourselves.

live by me. 44 Ne man can come to me, 58 This is that bread which except the Father which hath sent came down from heaven : not as me, draw him: and I will raise your fathers did eat manna, and him up at the last day.

are dead: he that eateth of this 45 It is written in the prophets, bread shall live for ever. And they shall be all taught of 59 These things said he in the God. Every man, therefore, synagogue, as he taught in Caperthat hath heard, and hath learned naum. of the Father, cometh unto me. 60 T Many, therefore, of his

46 Not that any man hath seen disciples, when they had heard the Father, save he which is of this, said, This is an hard saying ; God, he hath seen the Father. who can hear it?

47 Verily, verily, I say unto 61 When Jesus knew in himyou, He that believeth on me self that his disciples murmured hath everlasting life.

at it, he said unto them, Doth 48 I am that bread of life. this offend you?

49 Your fathers did eat manna 62 What and if ye shall see the in the wilderness, and are dead. Son of man ascend up where he

50 This is the bread which co-was before ? meth down from heaven, that a 63. It is the Spirit that quickman may eat thereof, and not die. eneth : the flesh profiteth nothing:

51 I am the living bread which the words that I speak unto you, came down from heaven : if anylthey are spirit, and they are lise,

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