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disciples among themselves, What is this that he saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall not see me; and again, A little while, and ye shall see me; and, Because I go to the Father P 18 They said, therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while P we cannot tell what he saith. 19 Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, .said unto them, Do ye inquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me; and again, A little while, and ye shall see me P 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall wee and lament, but the worl shall rejoice; and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy. 21 A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come; but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world. 22 And ye now, therefore, Thave sorrow; but I will see you again, and your heartshall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you. 23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. 24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name; ask, and

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ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. 25 These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs; but the time cometh when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly of the Father. 26 At that day ye shall ask in my name; and I say unto you, that I will pray the Father for you : 27 For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me, and have i. that I came out from God. 28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world; again, I leave the world, af go to the Father. 29 His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb. 30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee; by this we believe that thou camest forth from God. 31 Jesus answered them, De ye now believe? 32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered every man to his own, and shall leave me alone; and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me. 33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world we shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. ,

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CHAP. XVII. 4 Christ prayeth to his Father to glorify him, 6 and to preserve his apostles, 11 in unity, 17 and in truth. THESE words spake Jesus, & lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, %. the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: 2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. 3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee, the only true God, & Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent. 4 I have glorified thee on the earth; I have finished the work, which thou gavest me to do. 5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. 6 " I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou #. me out of the world; thine they were, and thou gavest them me; and they have kept thy word. 7 Now they have known that all things, whatsoever thou hast given me, are of thee : 8 For Ihave given unto them the words, which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely, that I came out from thee, and they have believed, that thou didst send me.

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9 I pray for them; I pra not, but for §. which thou hast given me; for they are thine. 10 And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I am glorified in them. 14 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, & I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are. 12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name ; those that thou gavest me I have kept, & none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the seripture might be fulfilled. 13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that #. might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. 44 I have given them thy word; & the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. 16 They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 47 Sanctify them through thy truth; thy word is truth. 18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. 20 Neither pray I for these alone, but for J. also, which shall believe on me through their word ; 21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that thou hast sent me. 22 And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as We are one : 23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me. 24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me; for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. 25 O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee; but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me. 26 And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it ; that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.

and preserve his disciples. Chap. xviii. Judas betrayeth Jesus.

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WHEN Jesus had spoken these words he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. 2 And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place; for Jesus oft-times resorted thither with his disciples. 3 Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns, and torches, and weapons. 4 Jesus, therefore, knowing all things that should come’ upon him, went forth, and said unto them, Whom seek ye P 5 They answered him, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus saith unto them, I am he. (And Judas also, which betrayed him, stood with them.) 6 As soon then as he had said unto them, I am he, they went backward, and fell to the ground. 7 Then asked he them again, Whom seek ye P And they said, Jesus of Nazareth. 8 Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he ; If, therefore, ye seek me, let these go their way: 9 That the saying might be fulfilled which he spake, Of them which thou gavest me have I lost none. 10 * Then Simon Peter having a sword, drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The

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servant’s name was Malchus. 11 Then said Jesus unto Peter, Put up thy sword into the sheath; the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it? 12 * Then the band, and the captain, and officers of the Jews, took Jesus, and bound him, 13 And led him away to Annas first; (for he was father-in-law to Caiaphas, which was the high priest that same year.) 14. Now Caiaphas was he which gave counsel to the -Jews, that it was expedient, that one man should die for the people. 15 s And Simon Peter followed Jesus, & so did another disciple ; that disciple was known unto the high priest, & went in with Jesus into the palace of the high priest. 16 But Peter stood at the door without. Then went out that other disciple, which was known unto the high priest, & spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter. 17. Then saith the damsel that kept the door unto Peter, Art not thou also one of this man's disciples P He saith, I am not. 18 And the servants and officers stood there, who had made a fire of coals; for it was cold; and they warmed themselves ; and Peter stood with them, and warmed himself.

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19 The high priest then asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine.

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spake openly to the world; I

ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing. 21 Why askest thou me 3 ask them which heard me, what I have said unto them; behold, they know what I said. 22 And, when he had thus spoken, one of the officers which stood by struck Jesus with the palm of his hand, saying, Answerest thou the high priest so * 23 Jesus answered him, If I have spoken evil, bear witness of the evil; but if well, why smitest thou me P 24 (Now Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas the high priest.) 35 | And Simon Peter stood and warmed himself. They said, therefore, unto him, Art not thou also one of his disciles? He denied it, and said, am not. 26 One of the servants of the high priest, being his kinsman whose ear Peter cut off, saith, Did not I see thee in the

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27 Peter then denied again; & immediately the cock crew. 28 Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment; and it was early; and they themselves went not

into the judgment-hall, lest Christ is falsely they should be defiled;a but that they might eat the passoVer.

29 Pilate then went out unto them, and said, What accusa

tion bring ye against this man”.

30 They answered and said unto him, If he were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee.

31 Then said Pilate unto them, take ye him, and judge him according to your law. The Jews, therefore, said unto him, It is not lawful for us b to put any man to death:

32 That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what death he should die.

33 Then Pilate entered into the judgment-hall again, and called Jesus, & said unto him, Art thou the king of the Jews 2

34 Jesus answered him, Sayest thou this thing of thyself, or did others tell it thee of me P

35 Pilate answered, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation, and the chief priests have delivered thee unto me. What hast thou done P

a Left they should be deftled. Lest their going into the judgment-hall of the Romans, who were heathen, should defile or pollute them, and render them unfit to eat the passover.

b Since we are under the authority and jurisdiction of the Romans, it is not now law for us to put any man to death.

c Which he spake, Matt.xx. 19, that he should be delivered to the Gentiles, or Romans, to be mocked, scourged and crucified.

Chap. xix. accused before Pilate.

36 Jesus answered, M kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews; but now is my kingdom not from hence.

37 Pilate, therefore, said unto him, Art thou a king then 2 Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, j for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

38 Pilate saith unto him, What is truth P And, when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find in him no fault at all.

39 But ye have a custom, that I i. release unto you one at the passover; will ye, therefore, that I release unto you the king of the Jews :

40 Then cried they all again, saying, Not this man, but Barabbas. Now Barabbas was a robber.

CHAP. XIX. 1 Christ is scourged, crowned with thorns, and beaten ; 16 delivered to be crucified: 30 he dieth, 38 and is buried. THEN Pilate, therefore, took Jesus, and scourged him. 2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 3 And said, Hail, king of

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