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John 1:1-21:25 ALT
(1) In the beginning was the Word [or, the Expression of [divine] Logic], and the Word was with [or, in communion with] God, and the Word was God [or, was as to His essence God]. (2) This One was in the beginning with God. (3) All [things] came to be through Him, and without Him not even one thing came to be which has come to be. (4) In Him was life, and the life was the light of the people. (5) And the Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not apprehend it. (6) There came a man having been sent from God, [the] name to him [fig., whose name] [was] John. (7) This one came for a testimony, so that he should testify concerning the Light, so that all should believe through him. (8) That one was not the Light, _but_ [he came] so that he should testify concerning the Light. (9) He was the true Light which enlightens every person coming into the world. (10) He was in the world, and the world came to be through Him, and the world did not know Him. (11) He came to His own, and His own did not receive Him. (12) But as many as received Him, He gave to them authority to become children of God-to the ones believing [or, trusting] in His name, (13) who were begotten, not from [or, by] bloods, nor from a will of flesh, nor from a will of a man, _but_ from God. (14) And the Word [or, the Expression of [divine] Logic] became flesh and tabernacled among us, and we beheld His glory, glory as of an only-begotten [or, uniquely-begotten] from [the] Father, full of grace and truth. (15) John testifies concerning Him and has cried out, saying, "This was [the One concerning] whom I said, 'The One coming after me before me has come to be, for He was before me.'" (16) And out of His fullness we all received, even grace in place of grace. (17) For the law was given through Moses: grace and truth came to be through Jesus Christ. (18) No one has seen God at any time. The only-begotten [or, unique] Son, the One in the bosom of the Father, that One explained [Him] [or, made [Him] known]. (19) And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites, so that they should question him, "You, who are you?" (20) And he confessed and did not deny, and confessed, "_I_ am not the Christ ["the Anointed One"]." (21) And they questioned him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" And he says, "I am not."-"Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No." (22) So they said to him, "Who are you, so that we shall give an answer to the ones sending us? What do you say concerning yourself?" (23) He said, "I [am] 'a voice shouting in the wilderness: "Make straight the way of [the] LORD,"' just as Isaiah the prophet said." [Isaiah 40:3] (24) And the ones having been sent were from the Pharisees. (25) And they questioned him and said to him, "Why then do you baptize [or, immerse, and throughout book], if you are not the Christ nor Elijah nor the Prophet?" (26) John answered them saying, "_I_ baptize in water [or, with water, and throughout book], but He has stood in the midst of you* whom you* do not know. (27) "He is the One coming after me, who has come to be before me, of whom _I_ am not worthy that I untie the strap of His sandal." (28) These things took place in Bethany, beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing. (29) The next day sees Jesus coming towards him and says, "Look! The Lamb of God, the One taking away the sin of the world! (30) "This is [the One] concerning whom I said, 'After me comes a Man, who has come before me, because He was before me.' (31) "And _I_ did not know Him. However, so that He should be revealed to Israel, for this reason _I_ came in water baptizing." (32) And John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit coming down as a dove out of heaven, and He remained upon Him. (33) "And _I_ did not know Him; _but_ the One having sent me to baptize in water, that [One] said to me, 'Upon whomever you see the Spirit coming down and remaining upon Him, this is the One baptizing in [or, with] [the] Holy Spirit.' (34) "And _I_ have seen and have testified that this is the Son of God." (35) The next day again John had stood and two of his disciples. (36) And having looked attentively at Jesus walking about, he says, "Look! The Lamb of God!" (37) And the two disciples heard him speaking, and they followed Jesus. (38) But Jesus having been turned and having beheld them following, says to them, "What do you* seek?" But they said to Him, "Rabbi (which [is], being interpreted, Teacher), where are You staying?" (39) He says to them, "Be coming and see." They came and saw where He stayed, and they stayed with Him that day. It was about [the] tenth hour [i.e. 4:00 p.m. Jewish time or 10:00 a.m. Roman time]. (40) Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two having heard from John and having followed Him. (41) This one finds first his own brother Simon and says to him, "We have found the Messiah!" (which is, being translated, Christ). (42) And he brought him to Jesus. having looked attentively at him, Jesus says, "_You_ are Simon, the son of Jonah; _you_ will be called Cephas" (which is interpreted, Peter). (43) The next day He wanted to go out to Galilee, and finds Philip and says to him, "Be following Me!" (44) And Philip was from Bethsaida, of the city of Andrew and Peter. (45) Philip finds Nathanael and says to him, "[The One about] whom Moses wrote in the Law and the prophets we have found-Jesus the Son of Joseph, who [is] from Nazareth." (46) And Nathanael said to him, "Is anything good able to be [fig., come] out of Nazareth?" Philip said to him, "Be coming and see." (47) Jesus saw Nathanael coming towards Him, and He says concerning him, "Look! Truly an Israelite in whom [there] is no deceit [or, treachery]!" (48) Nathanael says to him, "From where do You know me?" Jesus answered and said to him, "Before Philip called you, while you were under the fig-tree, I saw you." (49) Nathanael answered and says to Him, "Rabbi, _You_ are the Son of God! _You_ are the King of Israel!" (50) Jesus answered and said to him, "Because I said to you, 'I saw you under the fig-tree,' you believe; greater things than these you will see." (51) And He says to him, "Most positively, I say to you*, from now [on] you* will see heaven [or, the sky] having been opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Humanity."

(2-1) And on the third day a wedding took place in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. (2) Now Jesus also was called, and His disciples, to the wedding. (3) And when [the] wine had fallen short, the mother of Jesus says to Him, "They have no wine." (4) Jesus says to her, "What [concern is that] to Me and to you, woman? My hour is not yet come." (5) His mother says to the servants, "Whatever He says to you*, do." (6) Now [there] were standing there six water-jugs of stone according to the purification [rites] of the Jews, each containing two or three measures [about 18-27 gallons or 80-120 liters]. (7) Jesus says to them, "Fill the water-jugs with water." And they filled them up to the brim. (8) And He says to them, "Now draw [it] out and be carrying [it] to the head steward." And they carried [it]. (9) But when the head steward tasted the water having become wine and knew not from where [it] is [from] (but the servants knew, the ones having drawn the water), the head steward calls the bridegroom (10) and says to him, "Every person first puts out the good wine, and when they have drunk freely, then the inferior. _You_ have kept the good wine until now!" (11) This beginning of the signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and He revealed His glory, and His disciples believed [or, trusted] in Him. (12) After this He went down to Capernaum, He and His mother and His brothers and His disciples. And there they stayed not many days. (13) And the Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. (14) And He found in the temple the ones selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money-changers sitting [there]. (15) And having made a whip out of small cords, He cast out all [of them] out of the temple, both the sheep and the oxen. And He poured out the coins of the money changers, and He overturned the tables. (16) And He said to the ones selling the doves, "Take these things from here! Stop making the house of my Father a house of trade!" (17) Then His disciples remembered that it is written, "The zeal of Your house will consume Me." [Psalm 69:9] (18) But the Jews answered and said to Him, "What sign do You show to us, that these things You do?" (19) Jesus answered and said to them, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up!" [cp. Matt 26:61; Mark 14:58] (20) Then the Jews said, "This temple was built [in] forty and six years, and _You_ will raise it up in three days?" (21) But that [One] spoke concerning the temple of His body. (22) So when He was raised from [the] dead, His disciples remembered that He said this. And they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus said. (23) Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover, at the feast, many believed [or, trusted] in His name, watching the signs which He was doing. (24) But Jesus Himself was not trusting Himself to them, on account of Him knowing all [people] (25) and because He did not need that any should testify concerning humanity, for He Himself was knowing what was in humanity.

(3-1) Now there was a man from the Pharisees, Nicodemus [was] his name, a ruler of the Jews. (2) This one came to Him by night and said to Him, "Rabbi, we know that You have come [as] a teacher from God, for no one is able to be doing these signs which You are doing unless God is with him." (3) Jesus answered and said to him, "Most positively, I say to you, unless someone is born from above [or, born again], he is not able to see the kingdom of God." (4) Nicodemus says to Him, "How is a person able to be born, being old? He is not able to enter into the womb of his mother a second time and to be born, is he?" (5) Jesus answered, "Most positively, I say to you, unless someone is born from water and Spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God. (6) The [thing] having been born from the flesh is flesh, and the [thing] having been born from the Spirit is spirit. (7) "Stop marveling that I said to you, 'It is necessary [for] you* to be born from above [or, born again].'" (8) "The Spirit breathes where He desires, and you hear His voice, _but_ you do not know from where He comes and where He goes. In this manner [or, Like this] is every [one] having been born from the Spirit." (9) Nicodemus answered and said to Him, "How are these things able to happen?" (10) Jesus answered and said to him, "_You_ are the teacher of Israel, and _you_ do not know these things! (11) "Most positively, I say to you, We speak [of] what we know, and We testify [of] what we have seen, and _you_ do not receive Our testimony. (12) "If I said to you* the earthly [things] and you* do not believe [or, do not accept [them] as true], how if I shall say to you* the heavenly [things] will you* believe? (13) "And no one has ascended into heaven, except the One having descended from heaven-the Son of Humanity, the One being in heaven. (14) "And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so it is necessary [for] the Son of Humanity to be lifted up, (15) so that every [one] believing [or, trusting] in Him shall not perish, _but_ shall be having eternal life. (16) "For God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten [or, unique] Son, so that every [one] believing [or, trusting] in Him shall not perish, _but_ shall be having eternal life! (17) "For God did not send His Son into the world so that He should judge the world, _but_ so that the world shall be saved through Him. (18) "The one believing [or, trusting] in Him is not judged, but the one not believing already has been judged, because he has not believed in the Name of the only-begotten [or, unique] Son of God. (19) "Now this is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their works were evil. (20) "For every [one] practicing wicked [things] hates the Light and does not come towards the Light, so that his works shall not be exposed. (21) "But the one doing the truth comes towards the Light, so that his works shall be revealed, that they have been done in God." (22) After these things Jesus and His disciples came into the land of Judea, and there He was staying with them and was baptizing. (23) But John was also baptizing in Aenon, near to Salem, because [there] was many waters [or, much water] in that place. And they were coming and were being baptized- (24) for John had not yet been cast into the prison. (25) Therefore, [there] occurred a dispute from the disciples of John with a Jew concerning purification [rites]. (26) And they came to John and said to him, "Rabbi, [He] who was with you beyond the Jordan, to whom you have testified, look!, this One is baptizing, and all are coming to Him!" (27) John answered and said, "A person is not able to be receiving anything unless it has been given him from heaven. (28) "_You*_ yourselves testify that I said, 'I myself am not the Christ', _but_ 'I have been sent before that One.' (29) "The one having the bride is [the] bridegroom, but the friend of the bridegroom, the one standing and hearing him, rejoices with joy because of the voice of the bridegroom. Therefore, [in] this my joy has been fulfilled. (30) "It is necessary [for] that One to be increasing, but [for] me to becoming less. (31) "The One coming from above is above all; the one being from the earth is from the earth and speaks from the earth; the One coming from heaven is above all. (32) "And what He has seen and heard, this He testifies, and no one receives His testimony. (33) "The one receiving His testimony [has] certified that God is true. (34) "For [He] whom God sent speaks the sayings of God, for God does not give the Spirit by measure. (35) "The Father loves the Son and has given all [things] into His hand. (36) "The one believing [or, trusting] in the Son has eternal life, but the one refusing to believe the Son will not see life, _but_ the wrath of God abides on him."

(4-1) So when the Lord knew that the Pharisees heard that Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John, (2) (although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, _but_ His disciples), (3) He left Judea and went away into Galilee. (4) And it was necessary [for] Him to be passing through Samaria. (5) Then He comes to a city of Samaria, being called Sychar, near the place which Jacob gave to Joseph his son. (6) Now a well of Jacob was there. So Jesus, having grown weary from the journey, was sitting thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour [i.e. 12:00 noon Jewish time or 6:00 p.m. Roman time]. (7) A woman comes from Samaria to draw water. Jesus says to her, "Give Me to drink." (8) (for His disciples had gone away into the city, so that they should buy food.) (9) So the Samaritan woman says to Him, "How is it that You, being a Jew, ask to drink from me, being a Samaritan woman?" (for Jews do not associate with Samaritans). (10) Jesus answered and said to her, "If you knew the free gift of God and who is the One saying to you, 'Give Me to drink,' you would have asked Him, and He would have given you living water." (11) The woman says to Him, "Lord, You do not even have a vessel to draw with, and the well is deep; from where then do You have this living water? (12) "_You_ are not greater than our father Jacob, who gave us this well, and [he] himself drank out of it, and his sons and his cattle, are You?" (13) Jesus answered and said to her, "Every [one] drinking of this water will thirst again. (14) "But whoever drinks of the water which _I_ will give to him will by no means thirst into the age [fig., ever thirst again]! _But_ the water which I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life!" (15) The woman says to Him, "Lord, give this water to me so that I shall not be thirsting nor coming to this place to be drawing." (16) Jesus says to her, "Be going, call your husband and come to this place." (17) The woman answered and said, "I do not have a husband." Jesus says to her, "Correctly you said, 'I do not have a husband.' (18) "For five husbands you had, and [the one] whom you now have is not your husband; this you have said truly." (19) The woman says to him, "Lord, I perceive that _You_ are a prophet. (20) "Our fathers prostrated themselves in worship in this mountain, and _you*_ say, 'In Jerusalem is the place where it is necessary to be prostrating in worship.'" (21) Jesus says to her, "Woman, be believing Me, that an hour is coming when neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you* prostrate yourselves in worship before the Father. (22) "_You*_ prostrate yourselves in worship before what you* do not know; we prostrate ourselves in worship before what we know, because salvation is from the Jews. (23) "_But_ an hour is coming and now is when the true worshipers will prostrate themselves in worship before the Father in spirit and truth, for indeed the Father is seeking such to be prostrating themselves in worship before Him. (24) "God [is] Spirit [or, [is] as to His essence Spirit], and it is necessary [for] the ones prostrating themselves in worship before Him to be prostrating in worship in spirit and truth." (25) The woman says to Him, "I know that Messiah is coming, the one being called Christ, when that One comes He will tell us all things." (26) Jesus says to her, "_I_ am, the One speaking to you." (27) And upon this [or, at this [point]] His disciples came, and they were marveling that He was speaking with a woman, although no one said, "What are You seeking?" or "Why are You speaking with her?" (28) Then the woman left her water-jug and went away into the city. And she says to the people, (29) "Come! See a Man who told me all [things]-as many as I did. This is not the Christ, is it?" (30) They went out from the city and were coming towards Him. (31) But in the meantime His disciples were asking Him, saying, "Rabbi, eat." (32) But He said to them, "_I_ have food to eat which you* do not know." (33) So the disciples said to one another, "Someone has not brought Him [something] to eat, has he?" (34) Jesus says to them, "_My_ food is that I should be doing the will of the One having sent Me and should finish His work. (35) "Do _you*_ not say, 'It is yet four months and the harvest comes?' Listen! _I_ say to you*, lift up your* eyes and see the fields, that they are already white to harvest. (36) "And the one reaping receives a reward and gathers fruit to eternal life, so that both the one sowing and the one reaping shall rejoice together. (37) "For in this the word is true, 'One is the one sowing and another is the one reaping.'" [cp. Judges 6:3,4; Micah 6:15] (38) "_I_ sent you* to be reaping what _you*_ have not labored [for]; others have labored, and _you*_ have entered into their labor." (39) Now from that city many of the Samaritans believed [or, trusted] in Him, because of the word of the woman testifying, "He told me all [things]-as many as I did." (40) So when the Samaritans came to Him, they kept asking Him to remain with them, and He remained there two days. (41) And many more believed because of His word. (42) And so they were saying to the woman, "No longer do we believe because of your speech, for we ourselves have heard and know that this is truly the Savior of the world-the Christ!" (43) But after the two days He went out from there and went away into Galilee. (44) For Jesus Himself testified that a prophet does not have honor in his hometown. (45) So when He came into Galilee, the Galileans received Him, having seen all [things] which He did in Jerusalem at the feast, for they also went to the feast. (46) So Jesus came again to Cana of Galilee, where He made the water wine. And [there] was a certain royal official whose son was sick in Capernaum. (47) This one, having heard that Jesus is coming out of Judea to Galilee, went away to Him and kept asking Him that He come down and heal his son, for he was about to die. (48) So Jesus said to him, "Unless you* see signs and wonders you* shall by no means believe." (49) The royal official says to Him, "Lord, come down before my young child dies!" (50) Jesus says to him, "Be going; your son lives!" And the man believed [or, trusted in] the word which Jesus said to him and was going. (51) But already as he was going down, his slaves met him and reported, saying, "Your child lives!" (52) So he inquired of them the hour in which he got better. And they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour [i.e. 1:00 p.m. Jewish time or 7:00 p.m. Roman time] the fever left him." (53) Then the father knew that [it was] in that hour in which Jesus said to him, "Your son lives!" And he himself believed, and his whole house. (54) This again [is the] second sign Jesus did, having come out of Judea to Galilee.

(5-1) After these things [there] was feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. (2) Now [there] is in Jerusalem by the sheep-[gate] a pool, the one being called in Hebrew Bethesda, having five porticoes [or, covered walkways]. (3) In these were lying a great multitude of ones being sick, blind, lame, [and] withered, waiting for the moving of the water. (4) For at a set time an angel would be descending into the pool and would be stirring up the water, then the first [one] having stepped in after the troubling of the water became well of whatever disease he was being held. (5) Now [there] was a certain man there having the infirmity thirty eight years. (6) Jesus having seen this one lying [there] and having known that a long time he had already [been there], He says to him, "Do you wish to become well?" (7) The one being sick answered Him, "Lord, I [do] not have a person that, whenever the water is stirred up, he should put me into the pool, but while _I_ am coming another descends before me." (8) Jesus says to him, "Get up! Take up your cot and be walking about." (9) And immediately the man became well and took up his cot and began walking about! But it was a Sabbath on that day. (10) Therefore the Jews were saying to the one having been healed, "It is a Sabbath! It is not lawful for you to take up your cot." (11) He answered them, "The One having made me well, that [One] said to me, 'Take up your cot and be walking about.'" (12) So they questioned him, "Who is the Person, the One saying to you, 'Take up your cot and be walking about?'" (13) But the one having been healed did not know who He is, for Jesus left unnoticed, a crowd being in that place. (14) After these things, Jesus finds him in the temple and said to him, "Look! You have become well! No longer be sinning, lest something worse should happen to you." (15) The man went away and told the Jews that it is Jesus, the One making him well. (16) And for this reason the Jews were persecuting Jesus and were seeking to kill Him, because He was doing these things on a Sabbath. (17) But Jesus answered them, "My Father is working until now, and _I_ am working." (18) Therefore, for this reason, all the more the Jews were seeking to kill Him, because not only was He breaking the Sabbath, _but_ He also called God His own Father, making Himself equal to God. (19) So Jesus answered and said to them, "Most positively, I say to you*, the Son is not able to be doing anything of Himself unless He sees the Father doing [it], for whatever He is doing, these also the Son likewise does. (20) "For the Father affectionately loves the Son and shows to Him all which He Himself does, and greater works than these He will show to Him, so that _you*_ shall be marveling. (21) "For even as the Father raises the dead [ones] and makes alive, so also the Son makes alive whom He wills. (22) "For neither does the Father judge anyone, _but_ He has given all judgment to the Son, (23) so that all shall be honoring the Son just as they honor the Father. The one not honoring the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him. (24) "Most positively, I say to you*, the one hearing My word and believing [or, trusting] the One having sent Me has eternal life and does not come into judgment, _but_ has passed from death into life! (25) "Most positively, I say to you*, an hour is coming and now is when the dead [ones] will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those having heard will live. (26) "For even as the Father has life in Himself, so He gave also to the Son to be having life in Himself. (27) "And He gave also to Him authority to be making judgment, because He is [the] Son of Humanity. (28) "Stop marveling at this, because an hour is coming in which all those in the tombs will hear His voice, (29) and they will come forth: the ones having done the good [things] into a resurrection of life, but the ones having practiced the wicked [things] into a resurrection of judgment. (30) "_I_ am not able to be doing anything of Myself. Just as I hear I judge, and My judgment is righteous, because I do not seek My will _but_ the will of the Father having sent Me. (31) "If I testify concerning Myself, My testimony is not true. (32) "Another is the One testifying concerning Me, and I know that the testimony is true which He testifies concerning Me. (33) "You* have sent to John, and he has testified to the truth. (34) "But _I_ do not receive testimony from a man, _but_ these things I say so that you* shall be saved. (35) "That one was the burning and shining lamp, but _you*_ were pleased to be very glad for an hour [or, for a while] in his light. (36) "But _I_ have the testimony greater than John's, for the works which the Father gave to Me that I should finish them, the works themselves which _I_ am doing, they testify concerning Me that the Father has sent Me. (37) "And the Father having sent Me, [He] Himself has testified concerning Me. Neither have you* heard His voice at any time nor have you* seen His form. (38) And you* [do] not have His word remaining in you*, because whom that One sent, this One you* do not believe. (39) "You* search the Scriptures, because you* think in them to be having eternal life, and these they are which testify concerning Me. (40) "And you* are not willing to come to Me so that you* shall have life. (41) "I do not receive glory from people. (42) "_But_ I have known you*, that you* do not have the love of God in yourselves. (43) "_I_ have come in the Name of My Father, and you* do not receive Me. If another comes in his own name, that one you* will receive. (44) "How are _you*_ able to believe, while receiving glory from one another, and the glory that [is] from God alone you* do not seek? (45) "Stop thinking that _I_ will accuse you* before the Father; the one accusing you* is Moses, in whom you* have hoped [or, have trusted in]. (46) "For if you* were believing Moses, you* would have been believing Me, for that one wrote concerning Me. (47) "But if the writings of that one you* do not believe, how will you* believe My sayings?"

(6-1) After these things Jesus departed to the other side of the sea of Galilee (that [is], of Tiberias). (2) And a large crowd was following Him, because they were seeing His signs which He was doing upon the ones being sick. (3) But Jesus went up into the mountain, and He was sitting there with His disciples. (4) Now the Passover was near, the feast of the Jews. (5) Then Jesus, having lifted up His eyes and having seen that a large crowd is coming to Him, says to Philip, "From where shall we buy loaves of bread, so that these shall eat?" (6) (But this He said testing him, for He Himself knew what He was about to be doing.) (7) Philip answered Him, "Two hundred denarii [i.e., 200 days' wages] [worth] of loaves of bread are not sufficient for them that each of them shall receive some little [piece]." (8) One of His disciples, Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, says to Him, (9) "There is one little boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish, _but_ these-what are they to so many?" (10) But Jesus said, "Make the people to recline." Now there was much grass in the place. So they reclined (the men in number about five thousand). (11) Then Jesus took the loaves of bread, and having given thanks, He distributed to the disciples, and the disciples to the ones reclining, likewise also of the fish, as much as they wanted! (12) And when they were satisfied, He says to His disciples, "Gather together the broken pieces of bread having been leftover, so that nothing shall be lost." (13) So they gathered together and filled twelve hand-baskets with broken pieces of bread from the five barley loaves which were left over by the ones having eaten. (14) Therefore, the people having seen the sign Jesus did, said, "This is truly the Prophet, the One coming into the world!" (15) Then Jesus, having known that they are about to come and to take Him by force so that they should make Him king, withdrew into the mountain Himself alone. (16) But when evening came, His disciples went down to the sea. (17) And having stepped into the boat, they began going over the sea to Capernaum. And it had already become dark, and Jesus had not come to them. (18) And the sea was being stirred up by a strong blowing wind. (19) Then having rowed about twenty-five or thirty stadia [about three or four miles or five or six kilometers], they watched Jesus walking about on the sea and coming near the boat. And they were afraid. (20) But He says to them, "_I_ am! Stop being afraid!" (21) So they were willing to receive Him into the boat, and immediately the boat came to be on the land to which they were going. (22) The next day, the crowd which was standing on the other side of the sea, having seen that [there] was no other small boat there except that one which His disciples stepped into, and that Jesus did not enter with His disciples into the little boat, _but_ His disciples went away alone. (23) (But other small boats came from Tiberias, near the place where they ate the bread, the Lord having given thanks). (24) So when the crowd saw that Jesus is not there, nor His disciples, they themselves stepped into the boats and came to Capernaum seeking Jesus. (25) And having found Him on the other side of the sea, they said to Him, "Rabbi, when have You come here?" (26) Jesus answered them and said, "Most positively, I say to you*, you* seek Me, not because you* saw signs, _but_ because you* ate of the loaves of bread and were satisfied. (27) "Stop working [for] the food that perishes by itself, _but_ [be working for] the food that remains to eternal life, which the Son of Humanity will give to you*, for God the Father has set [His] seal [on] Him." (28) Therefore, they said to Him, "What shall we be doing so that we shall be working the works of God?" (29) Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God, that you* be believing [or, trusting] in Him whom that One sent." (30) So they said to Him, "What sign then do You do so that we shall see and believe You? What are You working? (31) "Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, just as it has been written, 'He gave to them bread out of heaven to eat.'" [Exod 16:4; Neh 9:15; Ps 78:24] (32) So Jesus said to them, "Most positively, I say to you*, Moses has not given to you* the bread out of heaven, _but_ My Father gives to you* the true bread out of heaven. (33) "For the bread of God is the One coming down out of heaven and giving life to the world." (34) Then they said to Him, "Lord, always give to us this bread." (35) But Jesus said to them, "_I_ am the bread of life! The one coming to Me shall by no means hunger, and the one believing [or, trusting] in Me will by no means thirst at any time! (36) "_But_ I said to you* that you* have both seen Me and you* do not believe. (37) "All that the Father gives to Me will come to Me, and the one coming to Me I shall by no means cast out. (38) "Because I have come down out of heaven, not so that I shall be doing My will, _but_ the will of the One having sent Me. (39) "And this is the will of the Father having sent Me, that out of all which He has given to Me I will not lose [any of] it, _but_ I will raise it up the last day. (40) "And this is the will of the One having sent me, that every [one] looking on the Son and believing [or, trusting] in Him shall be having eternal life, and _I_ will raise him up on the last day." (41) Therefore, the Jews were grumbling about Him, because He said, "_I_ am the bread having come down out of heaven." (42) And they said, "Is this not Jesus, the Son of Joseph, whose father and mother _we_ know? How then says this One, "I have come down out of heaven?" (43) So Jesus answered and said to them, "Stop grumbling with one another. (44) "No one is able to come to Me unless the Father having sent Me draws [or, drags] him, and _I_ will raise him up in the last day. (45) "It has been written in the prophets, 'And they will all be taught of God.' Therefore, every [one] hearing from the Father and having learned comes to Me. [Isaiah 54:13] (46) "Not that anyone has seen the Father, except the One being from God, He has seen the Father. (47) "Most positively, I say to you*, the one believing in Me has eternal life. (48) "_I_ am the bread of life! (49) "Your* fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. (50) "This is the bread which comes down out of heaven, so that anyone shall eat from it and shall not die. (51) "_I_ am the living bread, the One having come down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread he will live into the age [fig., forever], and indeed the bread which _I_ will give is My flesh, which I will give on behalf of the life of the world." (52) Therefore, the Jews began disputing with one another, saying, "How is this One able to give to us His flesh to eat?" (53) So Jesus said to them, "Most positively, I say to you*, unless you* eat the flesh of the Son of Humanity and drink His blood, you* do not have life in yourselves. (54) "The one eating My flesh and drinking My blood has eternal life, and _I_ will raise him up the last day. (55) "For My flesh truly is food, and My blood truly is drink. (56) "The one eating My flesh and drinking My blood remains in Me, and I in him. (57) "Just as the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, also the one feeding on Me, that one will also live because of Me. (58) "This is the bread having come down out of heaven, not as your* fathers ate the manna and died. The one eating this bread will live into the age [fig., forever]!" (59) These things He said in a synagogue, teaching in Capernaum. (60) Therefore, many having heard from His disciples, said, "This word is harsh. Who is able to be hearing it?" (61) But Jesus, knowing in Himself that His disciples are grumbling about this, said to them, "Does this cause you* to stumble [fig, offend you*]? (62) "Then [what] if you* shall be watching the Son of Humanity ascending where He was before? (63) "The Spirit is the One giving life; the flesh does not accomplish [or, benefit] anything. The words which _I_ have spoken to you* are spirit and are life! (64) "_But_ there are some of you* who do not believe." For Jesus knew from [the] beginning who they are, the ones not believing, and who is the one [who] will be betraying Him. (65) And He said, "For this reason I have said to you*, 'No one is able to come to Me unless it has been given to him from My Father.'" (66) From this [time] many went away of His disciples to the things behind and were no more walking about with Him. (67) So Jesus said to the twelve, "_You*_ do not also want to be going away, do you*?" (68) Then Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom will we go? You have [the] words of eternal life." (69) "And we have come to believe and have come to know that _You_ are the Christ, the Son of the living God!" (70) answered them, "_I_ chose you*, the twelve, did I not? And one of you* is a devil!" (71) Now He spoke of Judas Iscariot, [son] of Simon, for this one was about to be betraying Him, being one of the twelve.

(7-1) And Jesus was walking about after these things in Galilee, for He was not wanting to be walking in Judea because the Jews were seeking to kill Him. (2) But the feast of the Jews was near, the Feast of Tabernacles. (3) So His brothers said to Him, "Depart from here and be going into Judea, so that Your disciples also will watch Your works which You are doing. (4) "For no one does anything in secret and himself seeks to be in public. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world." (5) For His brothers were not believing in Him. (6) So Jesus says to them, "My time is not yet present; but your time is always ready. (7) "The world is not able to be hating you*, but Me it hates because _I_ testify concerning it that its works are evil. (8) "_You*_ go up to this feast; _I_ am not yet going up to this feast because My time has not yet been fulfilled." (9) And having said these things to them, He remained in Galilee. (10) But when His brothers went up, then also He Himself went up to the feast, not openly, _but_ as in secret. (11) So the Jews were seeking Him at the feast and said, "Where is that One?" (12) And there was much grumbling [or, whispering] concerning Him among the crowds. Some indeed said, "He is good." Others said, "No, _but_ He is leading the crowd astray [fig., deceiving the crowd]." (13) Though no one was speaking freely about Him on account of the fear of the Jews. (14) But now in the middle of the feast Jesus went up into the temple and began teaching. (15) And the Jews were marveling, saying, "How does this One know letters, not having learned?" [or, How is this One learned, not having been educated?] (16) Therefore, Jesus answered them and said, "My teaching is not mine, _but_ of the One having sent Me. (17) "If anyone is willing to be doing His will, he will know concerning such teaching, whether it is from God or [whether] _I_ speak from Myself. (18) "The one speaking from himself seeks his own glory, but the One seeking the glory of the One having sent Him, this One is true, and unrighteousness is not in Him. (19) "Has not Moses given to you* the Law? And not one of you* does the Law. Why are you* seeking to kill Me?" (20) The crowd answered and said, "You have a demon! Who seeks to kill You?" (21) Jesus answered and said to them, "One work I did, and you* all marvel [or, are amazed]! (22) "For this reason Moses has given to you* circumcision-not that it is from Moses, _but_ from the fathers-and on a Sabbath you* circumcise a man. (23) "If a man receives circumcision on a Sabbath so that the Law of Moses is not broken, [why] are you* very angry with Me that I made a man entirely well on a Sabbath? (24) "Stop judging according to appearance, _but_ be judging the righteous judgment." (25) So some from the people of Jerusalem said, "This is [the One] whom they are seeking to kill, is it not? (26) "And look! He speaks freely, and they say nothing to Him. Perhaps the rulers truly knew [or, came to know] that this One is truly the Christ? (27) "_But_ this One-we know from where He is. But when the Christ shall come, no one knows from where He is." (28) Then Jesus cried out in the temple, teaching and saying, "You* both know Me and you* know from where I am. And of Myself I have not come, _but_ the One having sent Me is true [or, dependable], whom _you*_ do not know. (29) "_I_ know Him because I am from Him, and that One sent Me." (30) So they were seeking to seize Him, but no one laid a hand on Him because His hour had not yet come. (31) But many out of the crowd believed [or, trusted] in Him and said, "When the Christ shall come, He will not do more signs [than] these which this One did, will He?" (32) The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things concerning Him, and the Pharisees and the chief priests sent attendants so that they should take Him. (33) Therefore Jesus said, "Yet a little time I am with you*, and [then] I am going away to the One having sent Me. (34) "You* will seek Me and will not find [Me], and where I am, you* are not able to be coming." (35) Then the Jews said among themselves, "Where is this One about to be going that we will not find Him? He is not about to be going to the Dispersion [i.e. the scattered Jews among the Greeks] and to be teaching the Greeks, is He? (36) "What is this word which He said, 'You* will seek Me and will not find [Me], and where I am, you* are not able to come?'" (37) But on the last [day], the great day of the feast, Jesus had stood and cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsting, let him come to Me and be drinking. (38) "The one believing [or, trusting] in Me, just as the Scripture said, 'Out of his belly [or, innermost being] will flow rivers of living water." [no specific OT reference, but for general idea see Isaiah 55:1; 58:11; Ezek 47:1; Joel 3:18; Zech 13:1; 14:8] (39) But this He said concerning the Spirit, which the ones believing in Him were about to be receiving, for the Holy Spirit was not yet [given], because Jesus was not yet glorified. (40) Therefore, many from the crowd having heard the word were saying, "This One is truly the Prophet." (41) Others were saying, "This is the Christ." Others were saying, "But the Christ is not coming out of Galilee, is He? (42) "The Scripture said the Christ is coming from the seed of David and from Bethlehem, the village where David was, did it not?" [Ps 132:11; Jer 23:5; 1Sam 16:1,13; Micah 5:2] (43) So a division arose among the crowd because of Him. (44) But some out of them were wanting to seize Him, _but_ no one laid his hands on Him. (45) Then the attendants came to the chief priests and Pharisees. And those [religious rulers] said to them, "Why did you* not bring Him?" (46) The attendants answered, "Never in such a manner spoke a person like this Person!" (47) Therefore, the Pharisees answered to them, "You* have not also been led astray [fig., been deceived], have you*? (48) "No one from the rulers believed in Him nor from the Pharisees, have they? (49) "_But_ this crowd, the one not knowing the Law, is accursed." (50) Nicodemus, the one having come to Him by night, says to them, being one of them, (51) "Our Law does not judge the person unless it hears from him first and knows what he does, does it?" (52) They answered and said to him, "You are not also out of Galilee, are you? Search and see that a prophet has not been raised out of Galilee." (53) And each one went out to his house.

(8-1) But Jesus departed to the Mount of Olives. (2) Then at dawn He came again to the temple, and all the people were coming HimAnd having sat down, He began teaching them. (3) But the scribes and the Pharisees bring to Him a woman having been taken in adultery. And having set her in the middle [of them], (4) they say to Him, [Him], "Teacher, we found this [woman] in the very act-committing adultery! (5) Now in our Law, Moses commanded that such be stoned. Therefore, You, what do You say her (6) But this they said, testing Him, so that they should be having an accusation against Him. But Jesus, having stooped down, began writing into the ground with His finger, not taking notice. (7) But when they continued asking Him, having straightened Himself back up, He said to them, "The sinless [one] of you*, let him cast the first stone at her." (8) And again having stooped down, He was writing into the ground. (9) But they having heard, and by the conscience being convicted, began going out one by one, having begun from the older [ones] the last [ones]And Jesus was left alone, and the woman being in the midst. (10) Now Jesus having straightened Himself back up and having seen no one but the woman, said to her, "where are those accusers of yours? Did no one condemn you?" (11) And she said, "No one, Lord." So Jesus said her"Neither do _I_ condemn you. Be going, and now onno longer be sinning." (12) Then again Jesus spoke to them, saying, "_I_ am the Light of the world! The one following Me shall by no means walk around in the darkness, _but_ shall have the Light of life! (13) So the Pharisees said to Him, "_You_ are testifying concerning Yourself! Your testimony is not true!" (14) Jesus answered and said to them, "Even if _I_ am testifying concerning Myself, My testimony is true, because I know from where I came and where I am going. But _you*_ do not know from where I come and where I am going. (15) "_You*_ judge according to the flesh; _I_ am not judging anyone. (16) "But even if _I_ judge, My judgment is true, because I am not alone, _but_ I and the Father having sent Me. (17) "And also in your* Law it has been written that the testimony of two persons is true. [Deut 19:15] (18) "_I_ am the One testifying concerning Myself, and the Father having sent Me is testifying of Me." (19) Therefore, they were saying to Him, "Where is Your father?" Jesus answered, "You* neither know Me nor My Father. If you* knew Me, you* would also know My Father." (20) These sayings spoke Jesus in the treasury [fig., in the area where collection boxes were located], teaching in the temple, and no one seized Him, because His hour had not yet come. (21) Then Jesus said again to them, "_I_ am going away, and you* will seek Me, and in your* sin you* will die; where _I_ am going, you* are not able to come." (22) So the Jews were saying, "Surely He will not kill Himself, will He?-because He says, 'Where _I_ am going, you* are not able to come?'" (23) And He said to them, "_You*_ are from below; _I_ am from above. _You*_ are from this world; _I_ am not from this world. (24) "Therefore, I said to you*, 'you* will die in your sins,' for unless you* believe that _I_ am, you* will die in your* sins." (25) So they were saying to Him, "You, who are You?" And Jesus said to them, "Just what I [have been] speaking to you* even [from] the beginning. (26) "Many [things] _I_ have to be speaking concerning you* and to be judging; _but_ the One having sent Me is true, and what _I_ heard from Him, these things I say to the world." (27) They did not understand that [about] the Father He spoke to them. (28) Then Jesus said to them, "When you* lift up the Son of Humanity then you* will know that _I_ am, and from Myself I do nothing, _but_ just as My Father taught Me, these things I speak. (29) "And the One having sent Me is with Me; the Father did not leave Me alone, because _I_ always do the things pleasing to Him." (30) While speaking these things, many believed [or, trusted] in Him. (31) So Jesus was saying to the Jews having believed [or, trusted] in Him, "If _you*_ remain in My word, truly you* are My disciples. (32) "And you* will know the truth, and the truth will set _you*_ free!" (33) They answered Him, "We are seed [fig., descendents] of Abraham, and to no one have we at any time been enslaved. How can You say, 'You* will become free?'" (34) Jesus answered them, "Most positively, I say to you*, that every one committing [or, practicing] sin is a slave of sin. (35) "But the slave does not remain in the house into the age [fig., forever]: the Son remains into the age [fig., forever]. (36) "Therefore, if the Son makes you* free, you* will be free indeed! (37) "I know that you* are seed [fig., descendents] of Abraham, _but_ you* seek to kill Me, because My word does not find a place in you*. (38) "I am speaking what _I_ have seen with My Father, and therefore _you*_ are doing what you* have seen with your* father." (39) They answered and said to Him, "Our father is Abraham." Jesus says to them, "If you* were children of Abraham, you* would be doing the works of Abraham. (40) "But now, you* seek to kill Me-a Man who has spoken to you* the truth which I heard from God-this Abraham did not do. (41) "_You*_ do the works of your* father." Then they said to Him, "We have not been born out of sexual sin; we have one Father-God!" (42) So Jesus said to them, "If God were your* father, you* would love Me, for _I_ came forth and am come from God. For I have not come from Myself, _but_ that One sent Me. (43) "Why do you* not understand My speech? Because you* are not able to be hearing My word. (44) "You* are from the [or, your*] father the Devil, and the desires of your* father you* want to be doing. That one was a murderer from [the] beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he is speaking falsehood, out of his own he speaks, because he is a liar, and the father of it. (45) "But because _I_ speak the truth, you* are not believing Me. (46) "Who out of you* convicts Me concerning sin? But if I am speaking truth, why are you* not believing Me? (47) "The one being from God, the words of God he hears [or, pays attention to], for this reason you* do not hear, because you* are not from God." (48) Then the Jews answered and said to Him, "We say rightly that _You_ are a Samaritan and You have a demon, do we not?" (49) Jesus answered, "_I_ have no demon, _but_ I am honoring My Father, and _you*_ are dishonoring Me. (50) "But _I_ do not seek My own glory; [there] is One seeking and judging. (51) "Most positively, I say to you*, if anyone keeps My word, he shall by no means see death into the age [fig., forever]!" (52) Then the Jews said to Him, "Now we have known that You have a demon. Abraham died, and the prophets, and _You_ say, 'If anyone keeps My word, he shall by no means taste of death into the age [fig., forever]!' (53) "_You_ are not greater than our father Abraham, who died, are You? And the prophets died. Whom are You making Yourself [out to be]?" (54) Jesus answered, "If _I_ glorify Myself, My glory is nothing; My Father is the One glorifying Me, [of] whom you* say, 'He is our God.'" (55) "And you* have not known Him, but _I_ know Him; and if I should say that I do not know Him, I will be like you*-speaking falsely. _But_ I know Him, and I keep His word. (56) "Abraham, your* father was very glad that he should see My day, and he saw and rejoiced." (57) So the Jews said to Him, "You do not yet have fifty years [fig., You are not yet fifty years old], and You have seen Abraham?" (58) Jesus said to them, "Most positively, I say to you*, before Abraham came to be, _I_ am!" (59) Therefore, they took up stones that they should cast on Him. But Jesus was hidden. And He went out from the temple, having passed through [the] middle of them, and so He passed by. [cp. Luke 24:16; John 12:36]

(9-1) And passing by, He saw a man blind from birth. (2) And His disciples asked Him, saying, "Rabbi, who sinned, this one or his parents, that he should be born blind?" (3) Jesus answered, "Neither this one sinned nor his parents, _but_ [this happened] so that the works of God should be revealed in him. (4) "It is necessary [for] Me to be working the works of the One having sent Me while it is day; night is coming when no one is able to be working. (5) "As long as I am in the world, _I_ am [the] Light of the world." (6) Having said these things, He spit on the ground and made mud from the saliva and rubbed the mud on the eyes of the blind man. (7) And He said to him, "Be going away; be washing in the pool of Siloam" (which, is interpreted, "Having Been Sent"). So he went away and washed, and he came seeing! (8) Therefore, the neighbors and those seeing him previously that he was blind, were saying, "This is the one sitting and begging, is it not?" (9) Others were saying, "This is he." But others, "He is like him." That one kept saying, "_I_ am [he]." (10) So they were saying to him, "How were your eyes opened?" (11) That one answered and said, "A Man being called Jesus made mud and rubbed my eyes and said to me, 'Be going away to the pool of Siloam and be washing.' And having gone away and having washed, I received sight!" (12) So they said to him, "Where is that One?" He says, "I do not know." (13) They bring him to the Pharisees, the one formerly blind. (14) Now it was a Sabbath when Jesus made the mud and opened his eyes. (15) So again the Pharisees also were asking him how he received sight. And that one said to them, "He put mud on my eyes, and I washed, and I see!" (16) Then some of the Pharisees were saying, "This Man is not from God because He does not keep the Sabbath." Others were saying, "How is a sinful person able to be doing such signs?" And a division was among them. (17) They say to the blind one again, "You, what do you say concerning Him, because He opened your eyes?" So he said, "He is a prophet." (18) Then the Jews did not believe concerning him that he was blind and received sight, until which [time] they called the parents of him, the one having received sight. (19) And they asked them, saying, "Is this your son, whom you* say that he was born blind? How then does he now see?" (20) So his parents answered them and said, "We know that this is our son and that he was born blind. (21) "But how he now sees, we do not know, or who opened his eyes, we do not know. He is of age, ask him. He will speak concerning himself." (22) These things his parents said because they were afraid of the Jews, for the Jews had already agreed together that if anyone shall confess Him [as the] Christ, he should be expelled from the synagogue. (23) For this reason his parents said, "He is of age, ask him." (24) So a second time they called the man who was blind. And they said to him, "Be giving glory to God; _we_ know that this Man is a sinner!" (25) Then that one answered and said, "If He is a sinner, I do not know; one [thing] I do know, that being blind, now I see!" (26) But they said to him again, "What did He do to you? How did He open your eyes?" (27) He answered them, "I told you* already and you* did not hear; why do you* again want to be hearing? You* do not want to become His disciples, do you*?" (28) They insulted him and said, "_You_ are that [One's] disciple, but _we_ are Moses' disciples! (29) "We know that God has spoken to Moses, but this One-we do not know from where He is." (30) The man answered and said to them, "Indeed, in this is a marvelous [thing], that _you*_ do not know from where He is-and He opened my eyes! (31) "But we know that God does not hear sinners, _but_ if anyone is God-fearing [or, devout] and is doing His will, this one He hears. (32) "From the age [fig., Since the beginning of time] it was not heard that anyone opened [the] eyes of one having been born blind. (33) "If this One were not from God, He would not be able to be doing anything." (34) They answered and said to him, "_You_ were totally born in sins, and _you_ are teaching us!" And they cast him outside. (35) Jesus heard that they cast him outside. And having found him, He said to him, "Do _you_ believe [or, trust] in the Son of God?" (36) That one answered and said, "And who is He, Lord, so that I should believe in Him?" (37) And Jesus said to him, "You have both seen Him and the One speaking with you-that One is He." (38) And he said, "I believe, Lord!" And he prostrated himself in worship before Him. (39) And Jesus said, "For judgment _I_ came into this world, so that the ones not seeing shall be seeing, and the ones seeing shall become blind." (40) And those of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these things, and they said to Him, "We are not also blind, are we?" (41) Jesus said to them, "If you* were blind, you* would not have sin, but now you* say, 'We see.' Therefore, your* sin remains."

(10-1) "Most positively, I say to you*, the one not entering through the door into the fold of the sheep, _but_ climbing up some other way, that one is a thief and a robber. (2) "But the one entering through the door is shepherd of the sheep. (3) "To this one the doorkeeper opens. And the sheep hear his voice, and his own sheep he calls by name, and he leads them out. (4) "And whenever he brings out his own sheep, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, because they know his voice. (5) "But a stranger they will by no means follow, _but_ they will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers." (6) This illustration Jesus spoke to them, but those ones did not understand what the things were which he was speaking to them. (7) Therefore, Jesus said again to them, "Most positively, I say to you*, _I_ am the door of the sheep! (8) "All, as many as came, are thieves and robbers, _but_ the sheep did not hear them. (9) "_I_ am the door. If anyone enters through Me, he will be saved, and he will come in and will go out and will find pasture. (10) "The thief does not come except so that he should steal and kill and destroy. _I_ came so that they shall have life, and they shall have [it] abundantly! (11) "_I_ am the good shepherd! The good shepherd lays down His life on behalf of the sheep. (12) "But the hired worker, not being also a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, watches the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf seizes them and scatters the sheep. (13) "Now the hired worker flees because he is a hired worker and is not concerned about the sheep. (14) "_I_ am the good shepherd, and I know My [own], and I am known by My [own]. (15) "Just as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father, and I lay down My life on behalf of the sheep. (16) "And other sheep I have which are not from this fold. These also it is necessary [for] Me to bring, and My voice they will hear. And they will become one flock, one shepherd. (17) "For this reason the Father loves Me, because _I_ lay down My life, so that I shall take it [up] again. (18) "No one takes it from Me, _but_ _I_ lay it down of Myself; I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it [up] again. This command I received from My Father." (19) So [there] again came to be division among the Jews because of these words. (20) But many of them were saying, "He has a demon and is raving mad; why do you hear Him [or, pay attention to Him]?" (21) Others were saying, "These are not the sayings of [one] being demon-possessed [or, oppressed by a demon]. A demon is not able to open [the] eyes of blind [people], is it?" (22) Now the Feast of Dedication [i.e. Hanukkah] took place in Jerusalem, and it was winter. (23) And Jesus was walking about in the temple in the Portico of Solomon. (24) Then the Jews surrounded Him and said to Him, "How long do You hold our soul in suspense? If _You_ are the Christ, tell us plainly." (25) Jesus answered them, "I told you* and you* do not believe; the works which I do in the Name of My Father, these testify concerning Me. (26) "_But_ you* do not believe, because you* are not of My sheep, just as I said to you*. (27) "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. (28) "And _I_ give to them eternal life, and they shall by no means perish into the age [fig., forever]! And no one will pluck them out of My hand. (29) "My Father who has given [them] to Me is greater than all, and no one is able to be plucking [them] out of the hand of My Father. (30) "I and the Father are one!" (31) Therefore, the Jews again took up stones so that they should stone Him. (32) Jesus answered to them, "Many good works I showed to you* from my Father. On account of which work of them do you* stone Me?" (33) The Jews answered Him, saying, "Concerning a good work we do not stone You, _but_ for blasphemy, and because _You_, being a human being, are making Yourself God." (34) Jesus answered them, "Has it not been written in your* Law, 'I said, you are gods?' [Ps 82:6] (35) "If He called those ones "gods" to whom the word of God came (and the Scripture is not able to be broken), (36) [why of] whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, do you* say, 'You blaspheme,' because I said, 'I am God's Son?' (37) "If I am not doing the works of My Father, do not believe Me. (38) "But if I am doing [them], even if you* do not believe Me, be believing the works, so that you* shall know and believe that the Father [is] in Me and I [am] in Him." (39) Therefore, they were seeking again to seize Him, and He went out from their hand. (40) And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He remained there. (41) And many came to Him and were saying, "John indeed did no sign. But all [things], as many as John said concerning this One were true." (42) And many in that place believed [or, trusted] in Him.

(11-1) Now [there] was a certain one being sick, Lazarus from Bethany, of the village of Mary and her sister Martha. (2) And it was Mary, the one anointing the Lord with ointment and wiping His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was being sick. (3) So the sisters sent to Him, saying, "Lord, listen! [He] whom You affectionately love is sick." (4) But Jesus having heard, said, "This sickness is not to death, _but_ [it is] for the glory of God, so that the Son of God shall be glorified through it!" (5) Now Jesus was loving Martha and her sister and Lazarus. (6) So when He heard that he is sick, then indeed He remained in the place in which He was two days. (7) Then after this, He says to the disciples, "We shall be going again to Judea." (8) The disciples say to Him, "Rabbi, [just] now the Jews were seeking to stone You, and You are going there again?" (9) Jesus answered, "Are [there] not twelve hours in the day? If anyone shall be walking about in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. (10) "But if anyone shall be walking about in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him." (11) These [things] He said, and after this He says to them, "Lazarus our friend has fallen asleep, _but_ I am going so that I shall wake him up." (12) Then His disciples said, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will be cured." (13) But Jesus had spoken concerning his death, but those ones thought that He is speaking concerning the resting of sleep. (14) So then Jesus said to them plainly, "Lazarus has died." (15) "And I rejoice for your* sake that I was not there, so that you* shall believe, _but_ we shall be going to him." (16) Therefore, Thomas, the one being called Didymus ["Twin"], said to his fellow-disciples, "Let us also go so that _we_ shall die with Him." (17) So Jesus having come, found him four days already having [been] in the tomb. (18) Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about fifteen stadia away [about 1.7 miles or 2.75 kilometers]. (19) And many of the Jews had come to the [women] around Martha and Mary, so that they should comfort them concerning their brother. (20) Then Martha, when she heard that Jesus is coming, met Him. But Mary was sitting in the house. (21) So Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if You were here my brother would not have died. (22) "_But_ even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give to You." (23) Jesus says to her, "Your brother will rise again." (24) Martha says to Him, "I know that he will rise again, in the resurrection in the last day." (25) Jesus said to her, "_I_ am the Resurrection and the Life! The one believing in Me, even if he dies, he will live! (26) "And every [one] living and believing [or, trusting] in Me shall by no means die into the age [fig., forever]! Do you believe this [or, Are you convinced of this]?" (27) She says to Him, "Yes, Lord, _I_ have believed [or, am convinced] that _You_ are the Christ, the Son of God, the One coming into the world." (28) And having said these things, she went away and called Mary her sister privately, saying, "The Teacher is present and is calling you." (29) Then that one, when she heard, rises up quickly and comes to Him. (30) Now Jesus had not yet come to the village, _but_ He was in the place where Martha met Him. (31) Therefore, the Jews, the ones being with her in the house and comforting her, having seen Mary that she rose up quickly and went out, followed her, saying, "She is going off to the tomb so that she should weep there." (32) So Mary, when she came where Jesus was, having seen Him, fell to His feet, saying to Him, "Lord, if You were here my brother would not [have] died." (33) Then Jesus, when He saw her weeping, and the Jews having come with her weeping, was deeply moved in His spirit and stirred Himself up [or, was disturbed]. (34) And He said, "Where have you* laid him?" They say to Him, "Lord, be coming and see." (35) Jesus wept. (36) So the Jews said, "Look how He was affectionately loving him!" (37) But some of them said, "This One, the One having open the eyes of the blind man, He was able to do [something] so that also this one should not have died, was He not?" (38) So Jesus, again being deeply moved in Himself, comes to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone was lying upon it. (39) Jesus says, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of the one having died, says to Him, "Lord, already he stinks, for it is the fourth day [since he died]." (40) Jesus says to her, "I said to you that if you believe you will see the glory of God, did I not?" (41) Then they took away the stone from where the one having died was lying. And Jesus lifted His eyes upwards and said, "Father, I give thanks to You because You heard Me. (42) "Now, _I_ knew that You always hear Me, _but_ because of the crowd, the ones having stood around, I said [it], so that they shall believe [or, shall be convinced] that _You_ sent Me." (43) And having said these things, with a loud voice He cried out, "Lazarus, come out!" (44) And the one having died came out, [his] feet and hands having been bound with grave-clothes, and his face had been wrapped around with a facecloth. Jesus says to them, "Loose him, and allow [him] to be going." (45) Therefore, many of the Jews, the ones having come to Mary and having seen what Jesus did, believed [or, trusted] in Him. (46) But some of them went away to the Pharisees and told them what Jesus did. (47) Therefore, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered together a High Council [or, Sanhedrin] and said, "What are we doing? For this Person is performing many signs! (48) "If we leave Him in this way, all will believe [or, trust] in Him, and the Romans will come and will take away both our place and nation." (49) But a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest of that year, said to them, "_You*_ do not know anything, (50) nor do you* take into account that it is advantageous for us that one person should die on behalf of the people, and the whole nation should not perish." (51) But this he said not from himself, _but_ being high priest of that year, that one prophesied that Jesus was about to be dying on behalf of the nation. (52) And not on behalf of that nation only, _but_ so that He shall also gather together into one the children of God, the ones having been scattered abroad. (53) So from that day they plotted among themselves so that they should kill Him. (54) Therefore, Jesus was no more freely walking about among the Jews, _but_ He went away from there to the countryside near the wilderness, to a city being called Ephraim. And there He stayed with His disciples. (55) But the Passover of the Jews was near. And many went up to Jerusalem out of the countryside before the Passover so that they should purify themselves. (56) So they were seeking Jesus and were speaking one with another, having stood in the temple, "What do you* think, that He shall not at all come to the feast?" (57) Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a command that if anyone knew where He is, he should report [it], in order that they should seize Him.

(12-1) So six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, the one having died, whom He raised from [the] dead. (2) So they made Him dinner there, and Martha was serving. But Lazarus was one of the ones reclining [to eat] with Him. (3) Then Mary, having taken a litra [about 12 ounces or 340 grams] of very valuable, pure spikenard ointment, anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled from the fragrance of the ointment. (4) Therefore one of His disciples (Judas Iscariot [son] of Simon, the one about to betray Him) says (5) "Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denarii [i.e., 300 days' wages] and given to poor [people]?" (6) Now he said this, not because he was concerned about the poor, _but_ because he was a thief and [was] holding the money-bag and was carrying off [fig., stealing] the [things] being put in. (7) Then Jesus said, "Allow her, she has kept it for the day of My burial preparation. (8) "For the poor you* always have with yourselves, but Me you* do not always have." (9) So a large crowd of the Jews knew that He is there. And they came, not because of Jesus only, _but_ so that they should also see Lazarus, whom He raised from the dead. (10) Now the chief priests plotted that they should also kill Lazarus, (11) because on account of him many of the Jews were going away and were believing [or, trusting] in Jesus. (12) The next day a large crowd, the one having come to the feast, having heard that Jesus is coming to Jerusalem, (13) took the branches of the palm trees and went out to meet Him and began crying out, "We praise You [Gr., Hosanna]! 'Blessed [is] the One coming in the name of the LORD'-[the] King of Israel!" [Psalm 118:26] (14) Now Jesus having found a young donkey, sat on it, just as it has been written, (15) "Stop being afraid, daughter of Zion. Look! Your King is coming, sitting on a donkey's colt." [Zech 9:9] (16) But these things His disciples did not understand at first, _but_ when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things had been written about Him, and these things they did to Him. (17) Then the crowd, the ones being with Him, were testifying that he called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead. (18) For this reason also the crowd met Him, because they heard He had done this sign. (19) Therefore, the Pharisees said among themselves, "You* see that you* are not accomplishing anything. Look! The world went away after Him!" (20) Now [there] were some Greeks from the ones going up so that they should prostrate themselves in worship at the feast. (21) Then these [Greeks] came to Philip, the [one] from Bethsaida of Galilee, and were asking him, saying, "Lord [or, Sir], we desire to see Jesus." (22) Philip comes and tells Andrew, and again Andrew and Philip tell Jesus. (23) But Jesus answered them, saying, "The hour has come that the Son of Humanity shall be glorified. (24) "Most positively, I say to you*, unless the grain of wheat, having fallen to the earth, dies, it remains alone. But if it dies, it brings forth much fruit. (25) "The one affectionately loving his life will lose it, and the one hating his life in this world will keep it to eternal life. (26) "If anyone shall be serving Me, let him be following Me, and where _I_ am, there also My servant shall be. And if anyone shall be serving Me, the Father will honor him. (27) "Now has My soul been disturbed, and what shall I say-Father, save Me from this hour? _But_ on account of this [reason] I came to this hour. (28) "Father, glorify Your name." Then came a voice out of heaven, "I both glorified [it], and again I will glorify [it]!" (29) Then the crowd, having stood and heard, were saying it had thundered. Others were saying, "An angel has spoken to Him." (30) Jesus answered and said, "Not for My sake has this voice come, _but_ for your* sakes. (31) "Now is [the] judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out. (32) "And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw [or, drag] all to Myself." (33) But this He was saying signifying by what sort of death He was about to die. (34) The crowd answered Him, "We heard out of the Law that the Christ remains into the age [fig., forever], and [so] how do You say, 'It is necessary [for] the Son of Humanity to be lifted up? Who is this-the Son of Humanity?" (35) So Jesus said to them, "Yet a little time is the Light with you*. Be walking about as long as you* have the Light, so that darkness does not overpower you*. And the one walking about in the darkness does not know where he is going. (36) "As long as you* have the Light, be believing [or, trusting] in the Light, so that you* shall become sons [and daughters] of Light." These things Jesus spoke, and having gone away, He was hid from them. (37) But [although] He had done so many signs before them, they were not believing in [or, trusting] Him, (38) so that the word of Isaiah the prophet should be fulfilled, which he said, "Lord, who believed our report [or, accepted our report as true]? And the arm [fig., power] of the LORD -to whom was it revealed?" [Isaiah 53:1] (39) On account of this they were not able to be believing [or, to be convinced], because again Isaiah said, (40) "He has blinded their eyes and hardened their heart [fig., made them stubborn in their inner self] so that they should not see with their eyes and understand with the heart [fig., their inner self, and elsewhere in book] and be turned [or changed], and I should heal them." [Isaiah 6:10] (41) These things Isaiah said when he saw His [i.e. Jesus'] glory and spoke about Him. [see Isaiah 6:1-8] (42) Nevertheless, still also out of the rulers many believed [or, trusted] in Him, _but_ because of the Pharisees they were not confessing [Him publicly], so that they should not be expelled from the synagogue. (43) For they loved the glory of people more than the glory of God. (44) But Jesus cried out and said, "The one believing [or, trusting] in Me does not believe in Me _but_ in the One having sent Me! (45) "And the one looking upon Me, looks upon the One having sent Me. (46) "_I_ have come as Light to the world, so that every [one] believing [or, trusting] in Me shall not remain in the darkness. (47) "And if anyone hears My sayings and does not believe [them] [or, does not accept [them] as true], _I_ do not judge Him, for I did not come so that I should judge the world, _but_ so that I should save the world. (48) "The one rejecting Me [or, regarding Me as nothing] and not receiving My sayings has one judging him-the word which I spoke, that will judge him in the last day. (49) "Because _I_ spoke not from Myself, _but_ the Father having sent Me, He gave Me a command what I should say and what I should speak. (50) "And I know that His command is eternal life. Therefore, what _I_ speak, just as the Father has said to Me, so I speak."

(13-1) Now before the feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour has come, that He should depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own, the ones in the world, to [the] end He loved them. (2) And dinner having taken place, the Devil already having put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, [son] of Simon, that he should betray Him, (3) Jesus (knowing that the Father has given all [things] to Him, into His hands, and that He came forth from God, and He is going to God) (4) rises up from the dinner and lays down His garments, and having taken a towel, He tied [it] around Himself. (5) Next He puts water into the foot basin and began to be washing the feet of His disciples and to dry [them] with the towel with which He had tied around Himself. (6) Then He comes to Simon Peter. And that one says to Him, "Lord, _You_ are washing my feet?" (7) Jesus answered and said to him, "What _I_ am doing you do not know now, but you will know after these things." (8) Peter says to Him, "By no means shall You wash my feet-into the age [fig., forever]!" Jesus answered him, "Unless I wash you, you have no part with Me." (9) Simon Peter says to Him, "Lord, not my feet only, _but_ also the hands and the head!" (10) Jesus says to him, "The one having been bathed does not have need except to wash his feet, _but_ he is altogether clean. And you* are clean, _but_ not all [of you*]." (11) For He knew the one betraying Him; on account of this He said, "You* are not all clean." (12) So when He washed their feet and took His garments, and having reclined [at the table] again, He said to them, "Do you* understand what I have done to you*? (13) "You* call Me, 'The Teacher' and 'The Lord,' and you* say correctly, for I am. (14) "If then _I_ washed your* feet-the Lord and the Teacher-you* also ought to be washing one another's feet. (15) "For an example I gave to you*, so that just as _I_ did to you*, you* also should be doing. (16) "Most positively, I say to you*, a slave is not greater than his lord, nor a messenger [or, an apostle] greater than the one having sent him. (17) "If these things you* know, happy [or, blessed] are you* if you* shall be doing them. (18) "I do not speak concerning all of you*. _I_ know whom I chose for Myself, _but_ so that the Scripture shall be fulfilled, 'The one eating the bread with Me lifted up his heel against Me.' [Psalm 41:9] (19) "From now on I am telling you* before it happens, so that when it happens you* shall believe [or, shall be convinced] that _I_ am. (20) "Most positively, I say to you, the one receiving whomever I send, receives Me, and the one receiving Me, receives the One having sent Me." (21) These things having said, Jesus was troubled in the spirit and testified and said, "Most positively, I say to you* that one of you* will betray Me." (22) Therefore, the disciples began looking one at another, themselves being perplexed concerning whom He speaks. (23) Now there was reclining [at the table] one of His disciples on the bosom of Jesus, whom Jesus was loving. (24) So Simon Peter motioned to this one to inquire who it might be, concerning whom He speaks. (25) Then that one, having leaned back thus on the breast of Jesus, says to Him, "Lord, who is it?" (26) Jesus answers, "That one it is to whom _I_, having dipped the piece of bread, will give [it]." And having dipped the piece of bread, He gives [it] to Judas Iscariot, [son] of Simon. (27) And after the piece of bread, then Satan entered into that one. Then Jesus says to him, "What you are doing-do [it] quickly!" (28) But none of the ones reclining [at the table] knew for what [reason] He said this to him. (29) For some were thinking, since Judas was holding the money-bag, that Jesus says to him, "Buy what we have need of for the feast," or that he should give something to the poor. (30) Then having received the piece of bread, that one immediately went out. And it was night. (31) When he went out, Jesus says, "Now was the Son of Humanity glorified, and God was glorified in Him! (32) "If God was glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and immediately He will glorify Him. (33) "Little children [or, [My] dear children], yet a little while longer I am with you*. You* will seek Me, and just as I said to the Jews, 'Where I am going away, you* are not able to come.' To you* also now I say [it]. (34) "A new commandment I give to you*, that you* shall be loving one another just as I loved you*, that you* also shall be loving one another. (35) By this will all know that you* are My disciples, if you* shall be having love for one another." (36) Simon Peter says to Him, "Lord, where are You going away [to]?" Jesus answered him, "Where I am going away, you are not able now to follow me, but later you will follow Me." (37) Peter says to Him, "Lord, why am I not able to follow You now? I will lay down my life for You!" (38) Jesus answered him, "You will lay down your life for Me? Most positively, I say to you, by no means shall a rooster crow until you deny Me three times."

(14-1) "Stop letting your* heart be troubled! You* believe [or, trust] in God, be believing also in Me. (2) "In the house of My Father are many dwelling places, but if not [fig., if it were not so], I would have told you*. I am going to prepare a place for you*. (3) "And if I go prepare a place for you*, I am coming again, and I will receive you* to Myself, so that where _I_ am you* also shall be. (4) "And where _I_ am going you* know, and the way you* know." (5) Thomas says to Him, "Lord, we do not know where You are going away. And how are we able to know the way?" (6) Jesus says to him, "_I_ am the Way and the Truth and the Life! No one comes to the Father except through [or, by means of] Me! (7) "If you* had known Me, you* also would have known My Father, and from now on you* know Him and have seen Him." (8) Philip says to Him, "Lord, show to us the Father, and it is sufficient for us." (9) Jesus says to him, "[For] so long a time am I with you*, and you have not known Me, Philip? The one having seen Me has seen the Father, and how do you say, 'Show to us the Father?' (10) "Do you not believe [or, Are you not convinced] that I [am] in the Father and the Father is in Me? The sayings which _I_ speak to you*, I do not speak from Myself, but the Father abiding in Me, Himself does the works. (11) "Be believing Me that I [am] in the Father and the Father [is] in Me, but if not [fig., or else] be believing Me because of the works themselves. (12) "Most positively, I say to you*, the one believing [or, trusting] in Me, the works which _I_ do that one also will do, and greater [things] than these he will do, because _I_ am going to My Father. (13) "And whatever you* ask in My name, this I will do, so that the Father is glorified in the Son. (14) "If you* ask anything in My name _I_ will do [it]. (15) "If you* are loving Me, keep My commandments. (16) "And _I_ will ask the Father, and another Counselor [or, Helper] He will give to you*, so that He shall dwell with you* into the age [fig., forever]. (17) "The Spirit of the truth, whom the world is not able to receive, because it does not look upon [or, watch [for]] Him, nor knows Him. But you* know Him, because He dwells with you* and will be in you.* (18) "I will not leave you* bereaved; I am coming to you*. (19) "Yet a little while longer and the world no longer looks upon Me. But _you*_ are looking upon Me. Because _I_ live, _you*_ also will live. (20) "In that day _you*_ will know that I [am] in My Father, and you* in Me, and I in you*. (21) "The one having My commandments and keeping them, that one is the one loving Me. And the one loving Me will be loved by My Father, and _I_ will love him and will reveal Myself to him." (22) Judas says to him (not Iscariot), "Lord, and what has happened that You are about to be revealing Yourself to us and not to the world?" (23) Jesus answered and said to him, "If anyone is loving Me, My word he will keep. And My Father will love him, and We will come to him and will make [Our] dwelling place with him. (24) "The one not loving Me does not keep My words, and the word which you* hear [or, pay attention to] is not Mine, _but_ of the Father, the One having sent Me. (25) "These things I have spoken to you*, [while] dwelling with you*. (26) "But the Counselor [or, Helper], the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, that One will teach you* all [things] and will cause you* to remember all [things] which I said to you*. (27) "Peace I leave to you*. My peace I give to you*; not as the world gives I give to you*. Stop letting your* heart be troubled, and stop letting it be afraid. (28) "You heard that _I_ said to you*, 'I am going away, and I am coming to you*.' If you* were loving Me, you* would have rejoiced because I said 'I am going to the Father,' because My Father is greater than I. (29) "And now I have said [it] to you* before it happens, so that when it happens, you* shall believe [or, have confidence [in Me]]. (30) "I will no longer talk much with you*, for the ruler of the world is coming, and he does not have anything in Me. (31) "_But_ so that the world shall know that I love the Father, and just as the Father gave Me command so I am doing, be rising up. Let us be going from here.

(15-1) "_I_ am the true grapevine, and My Father is the vineyard keeper. (2) "Every branch in Me not bearing fruit, He takes it away [or, lifts it up]; and every [branch] bearing fruit, He prunes clean, so that it shall be bearing more fruit. (3) "Already you* are pruned clean because of the word which I have spoken to you*. (4) "Abide in Me, and I in you*. Just as the branch is not able to be bearing fruit by itself unless it shall be abiding in the vine, so neither you*, unless you* shall be abiding in Me. (5) "_I_ am the vine; you* [are] the branches. The one abiding in Me, and I in him, this one bears much fruit, because apart from Me you* are not able to be doing anything. (6) "If anyone does not abide in Me, he was thrown out as the branch and was withered. And they gather them and cast [them] into the fire, and they are burned. (7) "If you* abide in Me, and My sayings abide in you*, you* will ask whatever you* desire, and it will happen to you*. (8) "In this was My Father glorified, that you* shall be bearing much fruit, and you* will become My disciples. (9) "Just as the Father loved Me, _I_ also loved you*; abide in My love. (10) "If you* keep My commandments, you* will abide in My love; just as _I_ have kept the commandments of My Father, and I abide in His love. (11) "These things I have spoken to you* so that My joy shall abide in you*, and your* joy shall be made full. (12) "This is My commandment, that you* shall be loving one another just as I loved you*. (13) "Greater love has no one than this, that someone lays down his life on behalf of his friends. (14) "You* are My friends, if you* are doing whatever _I_ command you*. (15) "No longer do I call you* slaves, because the slave does not know what his lord does. But I have called you* friends because all which I heard from My Father, I made known to you*. (16) "_You*_ did not choose Me, _but_ _I_ chose you* and appointed you*, so that you* shall be going away and bearing fruit, and your* fruit shall be abiding, so that whatever you* ask of the Father in My name, He shall be giving to you*. (17) "These things I command you*, so that you* shall be loving one another. (18) "If the world hates you*, you* know that it has hated Me before you*. (19) "If you* were from the world, the world would be affectionately loving its own. But because you* are not from the world, _but_ _I_ chose you* out of the world, for this reason the world hates you*. (20) "Be remembering the word which _I_ said to you*, 'A slave is not greater than his lord.' If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you*. If My word they kept, yours* also they will keep. (21) "_But_ they will do all these things to you* on account of My name, because they do not know the One having sent Me. (22) "If I did not come and did not speak to them, they would not have sin, but now they have no excuse for their sin. (23) "The one hating Me, also hates My Father. (24) "If I did not do among them the works which no other has done, they would not have sin, but now they have both seen and have hated both Me and My Father. (25) "_But_ [this happened] so that the word shall be fulfilled, the one having been written in their Law, 'They hated Me without a cause.' [Psalm 69:4] (26) "But when the Counselor [or, Helper] comes, whom _I_ will send to you* from the Father, the Spirit of the truth, who proceeds from the Father, that One will testify concerning Me. (27) "And you* also testify [or, be testifying], because you* are with Me from the beginning.

(16-1) "These things I have spoken to you*, so that you* shall not be caused to stumble [fig., be offended]. (2) "They will make you* be expelled from the synagogue, _but_ an hour is coming that every [one] having killed you* shall think [he is] offering sacred service to God. (3) "And these things they will do because they did not know the Father nor Me. (4) "_But_ these things I have spoken to you* so that when the hour comes, you* shall be remembering them, that _I_ said to you*. But these things I did not say to you* from the beginning, because I was with you*. (5) "But now I am going away to the One having sent Me, and none of you* asks Me, 'Where are You going?' (6) "_But_ because these things I have said to you*, sorrow has filled your heart. (7) "_But_ _I_ speak the truth to you*. It is advantageous for you* that _I_ go away. For if _I_ do not go away, the Counselor [or, Helper] will not come to you*, but if I go, I will send Him to you*. (8) "And having come, that One will convict the world concerning sin and concerning righteousness and concerning judgment: (9) concerning sin indeed because they do not believe [or, trust] in Me, (10) and concerning righteousness because I am going away to My Father, and you* no longer look upon Me, (11) and concerning judgment because the ruler of this world has been judged. (12) "I still have many things to be saying to you*, _but_ you* are not able to be bearing [them] now. (13) "But when that One shall come-the Spirit of the truth-He will guide you* into all the truth. For He will not speak from Himself, _but_ as many things as He hears He will speak, and He will announce to you* the coming [things]. (14) "That One will glorify Me, because He will take from [what is] Mine and will announce [it] to you*. (15) "All [things], as many as the Father has, are Mine, for this reason I said, 'He takes from [what is] Mine and will announce [it] to you*.' (16) "A little while and you* are not looking upon Me, and again, a little while and you* will see Me, because I am going away to the Father." (17) Therefore, [some] of His disciples said to one another, "What is this which He says to us, 'A little while, and you* are not looking upon Me, and again, a little while and you* will see Me,' and 'Because _I_ am going away to the Father?'" (18) Then they said, "What is this which He says, 'The little while?' We do not know what He is saying." (19) So Jesus knew that they were desiring to be asking Him. And He said to them, "Concerning this you* inquire one with another, because I said, 'A little while, and you* are not looking upon Me, and again, a little while and you* will see Me?' (20) "Most positively, I say to you*, that you* will weep and _you*_ will lament, but the world will rejoice. You* will be sorrowful, _but_ your* sorrow will become [fig., will turn] into joy. (21) "The woman, whenever she shall be giving birth, has sorrow, because her hour came. But when she gives birth to the young child, no longer does she remember the anguish, on account of the joy that a person was born into the world. (22) "So also you* now indeed have sorrow. But I will see you* again, and your* heart will rejoice, and your* joy no one takes from you*. (23) "And in that day you* will not ask Me anything. Most positively, I say to you*, that as many [things] as you* ask the Father in My name, He will give to you*. (24) "Until now you* asked nothing in My name. Be asking and you* will receive, so that your* joy shall be filled. (25) "These things in figures of speech I have spoken to you*; _but_ an hour is coming when no longer in figures of speech will I speak to you*, _but_ I will tell you* plainly about the Father. (26) "In that day, you* will request for yourselves in My name. And I do not say to you* that _I_ will ask the Father on behalf of you*. (27) "For the Father Himself affectionately loves you*, because you* have affectionately loved Me, and you* have believed [or, have accepted as true] that _I_ came forth from God. (28) "I came forth from the Father and have come into the world. Again I am leaving the world and am going to the Father." (29) His disciples say to Him, "Listen! Now You are speaking plainly, and You are not even speaking one figure of speech. (30) "Now we know that You know all, and we do not have need that anyone should be questioning You. By this we believe [or, are convinced] that You came forth from God." (31) Jesus answered them, "Now are you* believing [or, convinced]? (32) "Listen! An hour is coming, and now has come, that you* shall be scattered, each to his own, and you* shall leave Me alone. Yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me. (33) "These things I have spoken to you*, so that in Me you* shall be having peace [or, freedom from anxiety]. In the world you* have tribulation, _but_ be taking courage, _I_ have overcome the world!"

(17-1) Jesus spoke these things. And He lifted up His eyes to heaven and said, "Father, the hour has come: glorify Your Son, so that Your Son shall also glorify You. (2) "Just as You gave to Him authority [over] all flesh, so that every [one] You have given to Him, He will give to them eternal life. (3) "Now this is eternal life: that they shall be knowing You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You sent. (4) "_I_ glorified You on the earth. I finished the work which You have given to Me that I should do. (5) "And now _You_ glorify Me, Father, with Yourself with the glory which I had with You before the world [came] to be. (6) "I made Your name known to the people whom You have given to Me out of the world. They were Yours, and You have given them to Me, and Your word they have kept. (7) "Now they have known [or, have come to understand] that all [things], as many as You have given to Me, are from You. (8) "Because the sayings which You have given to Me, I have given to them. And _they_ received [them], and they truly knew [or, came to understand] that I came forth from You. And they believed that _You_ sent Me. (9) "_I_ ask concerning them; I do not ask concerning the world, _but_ concerning [those] whom You have given to Me, because they are Yours. (10) "And all [which are] Mine are Yours, and Yours [are] Mine, and I have been glorified in them. (11) "And I am no longer in the world, yet _these_ are in the world, and _I_ am coming to You. Holy Father, keep them in Your name, which You have given to Me, so that they shall be one just as We [are]. (12) "When I was with them in the world, _I_ was keeping them in Your name. [Those] whom You have given to Me I guarded, and none of them was destroyed [or, lost] except the son of destruction [or, the one destined to be lost], so that the Scripture should be fulfilled. (13) "But now I am coming to You, and I speak these things in the world, so that they shall be having My joy fulfilled [or, made complete] in themselves. (14) "_I_ have given to them Your word. And the world hated them, because they are not of the world, just as _I_ am not of the world. (15) "I do not ask that You take them out of the world, _but_ that You keep them out of evil [or, from the evil [one]]. (16) "They are not of the world, just as _I_ am not of the world. (17) "Sanctify them in Your truth; Your word is truth. (18) "Just as You sent Me into the world, _I_ also sent them into the world. (19) "And _I_ sanctify Myself on behalf of them, so that _they_ also shall have been sanctified in truth. (20) "But not concerning these only do I ask, _but_ also concerning the ones believing [or, trusting] in Me through their word, (21) so that they all shall be one. Just as You, Father, [are] in Me and I [am] in You, so that _they_ also shall be one in Us, so that the world shall be believing [or, shall be convinced] that _You_ sent Me. (22) "And the glory which You have given to Me _I_ have given to them, so that they shall be one just as We are one. (23) "I in them and You in Me, so that they shall have been perfected into one, and so that the world shall be knowing that _You_ sent Me and You loved them just as You loved Me. (24) "Father, [those] whom You have given to Me, I desire that where _I_ am they also shall be with Me, so that they shall be looking upon My glory which You gave to Me, because You loved Me before [the] laying of the foundation of [the] world [or, before the beginning of the creation of [the] universe]. (25) "Righteous Father indeed the world did not know You. But _I_ knew You, and these knew [or, came to know] that _You_ sent Me. (26) "And I made Your name known to them, and I will make [it] known, so that the love [with] which You loved Me shall be in them and I in them."

(18-1) These things having said, Jesus went out with His disciples beyond the ravine of Kidron, where [there] was a garden, into which _He_ entered, and His disciples. (2) But Judas also, the one having betrayed Him, knew the place, because Jesus frequently gathered there with His disciples. (3) Then Judas, having taken the detachment [of soldiers] and attendants from the chief priests and Pharisees, comes there with lanterns and torches and weapons. (4) So Jesus, knowing all the [things] coming upon Him, having gone out, said to them, "Whom are you* seeking?" (5) They answered Him, "Jesus the Nazarene." Jesus says to them, "_I_ am!" Now also Judas, the one having betrayed Him, stood with them. (6) So when He said to them, "_I_ am," they stepped backward and fell to the ground. (7) Therefore, He again questioned them, "Whom are you* seeking?" And they said, "Jesus the Nazarene." (8) Jesus answered, "I said to you*, '_I_ am.' If then you* are seeking Me, allow these to be going away," (9) so that the word should be fulfilled which He said, "[Those] whom You have given to Me, I did not lose even one of them." [John 17:12] (10) Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest's slave and cut off his right ear. Now the name of the slave was Malchus. (11) So Jesus said to Peter, "Put your sword into the sheath! The cup which the Father has given to Me, shall I not surely drink it?" (12) Then the detachment [of soldiers] and the commanding officer [or, Chiliarch] and the attendants of the Jews arrested Jesus and bound Him. (13) And they led Him away to Annas first, for he was [the] father-in-law of Caiaphas, who was high priest that year. (14) Now Caiaphas was the one having advised the Jews that it is advantageous [for] one person to perish on behalf of the people. [John 11:49,50] (15) And Simon Peter was following Jesus, and the other disciple. Now that disciple was known to the high priest and entered with Jesus into the courtyard of the high priest. (16) But Peter had stood at the gate outside. Therefore, the other disciple who was known to the high priest went out and spoke to the female doorkeeper, and he brought in Peter. (17) Then the slave-girl, the female doorkeeper, said to Peter, "You are not also of the disciples of this Man, are you?" He says, "I am not." (18) Now the slaves and the [courtyard] attendants had stood [there], having made a charcoal fire, because it was cold, and they were warming themselves. Now Peter was with them, having stood [there], also warming himself. (19) Then the high priest questioned Jesus concerning His disciples and concerning His teaching [or, doctrine]. (20) Jesus answered him, "_I_ have spoken publicly to the world; _I_ always taught in a synagogue and in the temple, where the Jews are always coming together, and I spoke nothing in secret. (21) "Why are you questioning Me? Question the ones having heard what I spoke to them. Listen! These ones know what _I_ said." (22) So when He had said these things, one of the attendants having stood by gave a slap with the hand [or, blow with a club] to Jesus, saying, "Are You answering the high priest in this way?" (23) Jesus answered him, "If I spoke wrongly [or, with wrong motives], testify concerning the wrong, but if rightly, why do you beat Me?" (24) Annas sent Him, having been bound, to Caiaphas the high priest. (25) Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. So they said to him, "You are not also of His disciples, are you?" Then that one denied [it] and said, "I am not." (26) One of the slaves of the high priest, being a relative of him whose ear Peter cut off, says, "I saw you in the garden with Him, did I not?" (27) Then Peter again denied [it]. And immediately a rooster crowed. [cp. John 13:38] (28) Then they lead Jesus from Caiaphas to the Fortified Palace [or, Praetorium, and in 18:32; 19:9]. Now it was early morning. And they themselves did not enter into the Fortified Palace, so that they should not be defiled, _but_ so that they shall eat the Passover. (29) Therefore, Pilate went out to them and said, "What accusation do you* bring against this Man?" (30) They answered and said to him, "If this One were not an evil doer [or, criminal], we would not have handed Him over to you." (31) So Pilate said to them, "You* take Him yourselves and judge Him according to your* law." Then the Jews said to him, "It is not lawful for us to put anyone to death," (32) (so that the word of Jesus should be fulfilled which He said, signifying by what sort of death He was about to die). [see John 12:32,33] (33) Therefore, Pilate entered into the Fortified Palace again and called Jesus and said to Him, "Are _You_ the King of the Jews?" (34) Jesus answered him, "Do _you_ say this from yourself, or did others say [it] to you about Me?" (35) Pilate answered, "_I_ am not a Jew, am I? Your nation and the chief priests handed You over to me. What did You do?" (36) Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, My attendants would be fighting, so that I should not be handed over to the Jews, but now My kingdom is not from here." (37) Then Pilate said to Him, "So then, _You_ are a king?" Jesus answered, "_You_ say that I am a king. For this [reason] _I_ have been born, and for this [reason] I have come into the world, so that I should testify to the truth. Every [one] being of the truth hears My voice." (38) Pilate says to Him, "What is truth?" And having said this, he again went out to the Jews and says to them, "_I_ find no [grounds for] an accusation [or, no guilt; and in 19:6] in Him. (39) "But [there] is a custom to you* [or, you* have a custom], that I release to you* one [person] at the Passover. So do you* desire [that] I release to you* the King of the Jews?" (40) Therefore, they all cried out again, saying, "Not this One, _but_ Barabbas!" Now Barabbas was a robber [or, an insurrectionist].

(19-1) So then Pilate took Jesus and flogged [Him]. (2) And the soldiers having woven a wreath [or, crown] out of thorns, placed [it] on His head, and they put a purple garment around Him. (3) And they kept saying, "Hail! The King of the Jews!" And they kept giving Him slaps with the hand [or, blows with a club]. (4) Then Pilate again went outside and says to them, "Listen! I bring Him outside to you*, so that you* shall know [or, shall come to understand] that in Him I find no [grounds for] an accusation." (5) So Jesus went outside wearing the thorny wreath [or, crown] and the purple garment. And he [i.e. Pilate] says to them, "Look! The Man!" (6) Therefore, when the chief priests and the attendants saw Him, they cried out [or, shouted], saying, "Crucify! Crucify Him!" Pilate says to them, "_You*_ take Him and crucify [Him], for _I_ find no [grounds for] an accusation in Him." (7) The Jews answered him, "_We_ have a law, and according to our law He ought to die, because He made Himself [out to be] God's Son." (8) So when Pilate heard this word, he was [even] more afraid. (9) And he entered into the Fortified Palace again and says to Jesus, "Where are You from?" But Jesus gave no answer to him. (10) Therefore, Pilate says to Him, "You are not speaking to me, are You? You do know that I have authority to crucify You and I have authority to release You, do You not?" (11) Jesus answered, "You would have no authority at all against Me unless it had been given to you from above. For this reason, the one having betrayed Me to you has greater sin." (12) From this [point] Pilate kept seeking to release Him. But the Jews kept crying out [or, shouting], saying, "If you release this One, you are not a friend of Caesar! Every [one] making himself a king speaks against [or, opposes] Caesar." (13) So Pilate, having heard this word, brought Jesus outside and sat down on the judgment seat at a place being called Pavement, but in Hebrew Gabbatha. (14) Now it was [the] preparation [day] of the Passover, and [it was] about the sixth hour [i.e. 6:00 a.m. Roman time or 12:00 noon Jewish time]. And he says to the Jews, "Look! Your* king!" (15) But they cried out [or, shouted], "Take [Him] away! Take [Him] away! Crucify Him!" Pilate says to them, "Shall I crucify your* king?" The chief priests answered, "We have no king except Caesar." (16) Therefore, he then handed Him over to them so that He should be crucified. And they took Jesus and led [Him] away. (17) And carrying His cross, He went out to a place being called Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha, (18) where they crucified Him, and with Him two others, [one] on this side and [one] on that side, and Jesus in the middle. (19) But Pilate also wrote an inscription and put [it] on the cross. Now [on] it had been written, "Jesus the Nazarene, the King of the Jews." (20) So many of the Jews read this inscription because the place where Jesus was crucified was near to the city, and it had been written in Hebrew, in Greek, [and] in Roman. (21) Therefore, the chief priests of the Jews were saying to Pilate, "Stop writing, 'The King of the Jews,' _but_ 'That One said, "I am King of the Jews."'" (22) Pilate answered, "What I have written, I have written." (23) Then the soldiers, when they crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, also the tunic. Now the tunic was seamless, from the top woven through [the] whole [fig., woven into one piece]. (24) So they said to one another, "Let us not tear it, _but_ let us cast a lot for it, whose it will be," so that the Scripture should be fulfilled, which says, "They themselves divided My garments among themselves, and they cast a lot upon My clothing." Therefore indeed the soldiers did these things. [Psalm 22:18] (25) Now [there] stood by the cross of Jesus His mother and His mother's sister, Mary [the wife] of Cleopas, and Mary the Magdalene [or, Mary, a woman from Magdala]. (26) Then Jesus, having seen His mother and the disciple having stood by whom He was loving, He says to His mother, "Woman, look!, your son." (27) Next He says to the disciple, "Look! Your mother." And from that hour the disciple took her into his own [home]. (28) After this, Jesus having seen that all had now been finished, so that the Scripture should be fulfilled, says, "I am thirsty." [Psalm 22:15] (29) Now a vessel full of wine vinegar was sitting [there]. And they, having filled a sponge with wine vinegar and having put [it] around a hyssop stalk, brought [it] to His mouth. [Psalm 69:21] (30) So when Jesus received the wine vinegar, He said, "It has been finished!" And having bowed His head, He gave up His spirit. (31) Therefore, the Jews, so that the bodies should not remain on the cross on the Sabbath, since it was the preparation [day] (for the day of that Sabbath was a great [one]), asked Pilate that their legs be broken and they be taken away. (32) So the soldiers came and indeed they broke the legs of the first [man] and of the other [one] having been crucified with Him. (33) But having come to Jesus, when they saw He had already died, they did not break His legs. (34) _But_ one of the soldiers pierced His side with a spear, and immediately blood and water came out. (35) And the one having seen has testified, and his testimony is true. And that one knows that he speaks true [things], so that you* also shall believe [or, be convinced]. (36) For these things happened, so that the Scripture should be fulfilled, "Not a bone of Him will be broken." [Exod 12:46; Numb 9:12; Psalm 34:20] (37) And again a different Scripture says, "They will look on [Him] whom they pierced." [Zech 12:10] (38) Now after these things Joseph, the one from Arimathea-being a disciple of Jesus, but having been concealed [or, but secretly] because of the fear of the Jews-asked Pilate that he should take away the body of Jesus. And Pilate permitted [him]. So he came and took away the body of Jesus. (39) And Nicodemus also came, the one having earlier come to Jesus by night, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about one hundred litra [about 75 pounds or 34 kilograms]. (40) So they took the body of Jesus and wrapped it with linen strips with the spices, just as [the] custom is for the Jews to be preparing for burial. (41) Now [there] was in the place where He was crucified a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had yet been buried. (42) So there, on account of the preparation [day] of the Jews, because the tomb was near, they buried Jesus.

(20-1) Now on the first [day] of the week [i.e. Sunday], Mary the Magdalene goes early in the morning ([there] being yet darkness) to the tomb, and she sees the stone having been taken away from the tomb. (2) Therefore, she runs and goes to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus was affectionately loving, and she says to them, "They took away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they laid him!" (3) So Peter went out, and the other disciple, and they began going to the tomb. (4) Now the two were running together, and the other disciple ran ahead more quickly than Peter and came first to the tomb. (5) And having stooped down, he sees the linen strips lying, although he did not enter. (6) Then Simon Peter comes, following him, and he entered into the tomb. And he looks upon the linen strips lying, (7) and the facecloth which was on His head not lying with the linen strips, _but_ apart, having been rolled up in one place. (8) So then the other disciple, the one having come first to the tomb, also entered, and he saw and believed [or, was convinced]. (9) For they did not yet know the Scripture, that it is necessary [for] Him to rise again from [the] dead. (10) So the disciples went away again to themselves [fig., to their own homes]. (11) Now Mary was standing outside facing the tomb, weeping. Then, as she was weeping, she stooped down into the tomb. (12) And she looks upon two angels in white sitting, one at the head and one at the feet where the body of Jesus had been laying. (13) And they say to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She says to them, "Because they took away my Lord, and I do not know where they put Him." (14) And these things having said, she was turned to the [things] behind and sees Jesus having stood [there], but she did not know that it is Jesus. (15) Jesus says to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom do you seek?" That one, supposing that He is the gardener, says to Him, "Lord [or, Sir], if _you_ carried Him away, tell me where you put Him, and _I_ will take Him away." (16) Jesus says to her, "Mary!" That one, having been turned, says to Him, "Rabbouni!" (which is saying, "Teacher"). (17) Jesus says to her, "Stop holding Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father. But be going to My brothers and say to them, 'I am ascending to My Father and your* Father, and [to] My God and your* God.'" (18) Mary the Magdalene comes reporting to the disciples that she has seen the Lord, and these things He said to her. (19) So it being evening on that day, the first [day] of the week, and the doors having been shut [or, locked] where the disciples were assembled, because of the fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the middle [of them] and says to them, "Peace to you*!" (20) And having said this, He showed His hands and side to them. Therefore, the disciples rejoiced, having seen the Lord. (21) So Jesus said to them again, "Peace to you*. Just as the Father has sent Me, _I_ also send you*." (22) And having said this, He breathed on [them] and says to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. (23) "If any of you* forgive their sins, they have been forgiven to them; if any of you* retain [their sins], they have been retained." (24) But Thomas, one of the twelve, the one being called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. (25) So the other disciples said to him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless I see in His hands the mark of the nails, and I put my finger into the mark of the nails, and I put my hand into His side, by no means shall I believe [or, be convinced]." (26) And after eight days, His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus comes, the doors having been shut, and He stood in the middle [of them] and said, "Peace to you*!" (27) Then He says to Thomas, "Be bringing your finger here and see My hands, and be bringing your hand and put [it] into My side, and become not unbelieving, _but_ believing!" (28) And Thomas answered and said to Him, "My Lord and my God!" (29) Jesus says to him, "Because you have seen Me, you have believed [or, have been convinced]; happy [or, blessed] [are] the ones not having seen yet having believed." (30) Now indeed many other signs Jesus also did in the presence of His disciples which have not been written in this scroll. (31) But these have been written so that you* shall believe [or, be convinced] that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and so that believing you* shall be having life in His name.

(21-1) After these things Jesus revealed Himself again to disciples on the sea of Tiberias. Now He revealed Himself in this manner: (2) [There] were together Simon Peter and Thomas, the one being called Didymus, and Nathanael from Cana of Galilee and the [sons] of Zebedee and two others of His disciples. (3) Simon Peter says to them, "I am going away to be fishing." They say to him, "_We_ are also going with you." They went out and immediately stepped into the boat, and on that night they caught nothing. (4) Now morning already having come, Jesus stood at the shore, although the disciples did not know that it is Jesus. (5) So Jesus says to them, "Young children [or, [My] dear children], you* do not have any fish, do you*?" They answered to Him, "No." (6) But He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you* will find [some fish]." So they cast and were no longer able to drag it [in] as a result of the large number of fish. (7) Therefore, that disciple whom Jesus was loving says to Peter, "It is the Lord!" So Simon Peter, having heard that it is the Lord, tied his outer coat around himself (for he was naked [or, poorly dressed]), and he cast himself into the sea. (8) But the other disciples came by the small boat (for they were not far from the land, _but_ about two hundred cubits away [about 100 yards or 90 meters], dragging the net of the fish. (9) So when they disembarked onto the land, they notice a charcoal fire lying, and fish lying on it, and bread. (10) Jesus says to them, "Bring [some] from the fish which you* now caught." (11) Simon Peter went up and dragged the net onto the land, full of large fish, one hundred fifty-three. And although there were so many, the net was not torn. (12) Jesus says to them, "Come, eat breakfast." But none of the disciples were daring to inquire of Him, "Who are You?" knowing that it is the Lord. (13) Then Jesus comes and takes the bread and gives [it] to them, and the fish likewise. (14) This [is] now a third time Jesus was revealed to His disciples, having been raised from [the] dead. (15) So when they ate breakfast, Jesus says to Simon Peter, "Simon, [son] of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?" He says to Him, "Yes, Lord; _You_ know that I affectionately love You." He says to him, "Feed My lambs." (16) He says to him again a second time, "Simon, [son] of Jonah, do you love Me?" He says to Him, "Yes, Lord; _You_ know that I affectionately love You." He says to him, "Tend My sheep." (17) He says to him the third time, "Simon, [son] of Jonah, do you affectionately love Me?" Peter was grieved that He said to him the third time, "Do you affectionately love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, _You_ know all. _You_ know that I affectionately love You." Jesus says to him, "Feed My sheep." (18) "Most positively, I say to you, when you were younger, you were fastening a belt on yourself and were walking about where you would desire. But when you become old, you will stretch out your hands and another will fasten a belt on you and will lead [you] where you do not desire." (19) But this He said signifying by what sort of death he will glorify God. And having said this, He says to him, "Be following Me!" (20) And Peter, having been turned around, sees the disciple whom Jesus was loving following, who also reclined in the dinner on His breast and said, "Lord, who is the one betraying You?" [John 13:25] (21) Peter having seen this one, says to Jesus, "Lord, but what [about] this one?" (22) Jesus says to him, "If I want him to be remaining until I come, what [is that] to you? _You_ be following Me!" (23) Therefore, this word went out among the brothers [and sisters], "That disciple does not die." Yet Jesus did not say to him, "He does not die," _but_ "If I want him to be remaining until I come, what [is that] to you?" (24) This is that disciple, the one testifying concerning these things and having written these things, and we know that his testimony is true. (25) But there are also many other things-as many as Jesus did-which, if they should be written one by one, not even the world itself I suppose would have room for the scrolls being written. So be it!

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Webster - 1833 Webster Bible

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