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29 disciples. We know that God spake unto Moses; as for 30 this fellow, we know not from whence he is. The man answered and said unto them; Why, herein is a marvellous thing, that ye know not from whence he is, and yet he hath 31 opened mine eyes. Now we know that God heareth not sinners; but if any man be a worshipper of God, and doeth 32 his will, him he heareth. Since the world began was it not heard, that any man opened the eyes of one that was born 33 blind; if this man were not of God, he could do nothing. 34 They answered and said unto him; Thou wast altogether born in sins; and dost thou teach us? And they cast him


35 Jesus heard that they had cast him out; and when he had found him, he said unto him; Dost thou believe on the 36 Son of God? He answered and said; Who is he, Lord, 37 that I might believe on him?. And Jesus said unto him;

Thou hast both seen him, and it is he that talketh with thee. 38 And he said; Lord, I believe; and he worshipped him. 39 And Jesus said; For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see, and that they which see 40 might be made blind. And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him; 41 Are we blind also? Jesus said unto them ; If ye were blind, ye should have no sin; but now ye say; We see; 10 therefore your sin remaineth. Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a rob2 ber; but he that entereth in by the door, is the shepherd of 3 the sheep. To him the porter openeth; and the sheep hear his voice; and he calleth his own sheep by name, and 4 leadeth them out. And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them; and the sheep follow him, for they And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him; for they know not the voice of stran6 gers. This parable spake Jesus unto them; but they understood not what things they were which he spake 7 unto them. Then said Jesus unto them again; Verily, veri8 ly, I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep 9 did not hear them. I am the door; by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find 10 pasture. The thief cometh not but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy; I am come that they might have life, and

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that they might have it more abundantly. I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 12 But he that is a hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep and fleeth; and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth 13 the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because he is a hireling, and 14 careth not for the sheep. I am the good shepherd; and know 15 my sheep, and am known of mine, as the Father knoweth

me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the 16 sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold; them also I must bring; and they shall hear my voice, and 17 there shall be one fold, and one shepherd. Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might 18 take it again; no man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself; I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again; this commandment have I received of my 19 Father. There was a division therefore again among 20 the Jews for these sayings. And many of them said; He 21 hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him? These are not the words of him that hath a devil open the eyes of the blind?

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Now when Jesus

heard that John was cast

into prison, he departed into Galilee.


had | 14 Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying; The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent ye, and believe the gospel.

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say; Repent; for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.


For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison, for Herodias' sake, his brother 4 Philip's wife. For John



17 For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison, for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife, for he had married her. For John had said unto Herod; It is not lawful for thee to have 19 thy brother's wife. There

said unto him; It is not 18 lawful for thee to have her. 5 And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

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fore Herodias had a quarrel against him, and would have killed him; but she could 20 not., For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy; and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.


And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up; and, as his custom was on the sabbath-day, he went into the synagogue; and stood up for to read. 17 And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias; and when he had opened the book, he found 18 the place where it is written; "The Spirit of the Lord is

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upon me; because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor, he hath sent me to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at 19 liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year 20 of the Lord." And he closed the book, and he gave it

again to the minister, and sat down; and the eyes of all them 21 that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. And he


began to say unto them; This day is this scripture fulfilled 22 in your ears. And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth, and 23 they said; Is not this Joseph's son? And he said unto them; Ye will surely say unto me this proverb; "Physician, heal thyself;" whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do 24 also here in thy country. And he said; Verily I say unto 25 you, no prophet is accepted in his own country. But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six 26 months, when great famine was throughout all the land; but

unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city 27 of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow. And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of 28 them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. And all




Now as he walked by the sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; 17 for they were fishers. And

And walking by the sea 16 of Galilee, he saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; 19 for they were fishers. And

he saith unto them; Follow me, and I will make you 20 fishers of men. And they straightway left their nets, 21 and followed him. And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a


Jesus said unto them; Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men. And straightway they forsook their nets, and follow19 ed him. And when he had gone a little farther thence, he saw James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who also were in the ship

ship with Zebedee their 20 mending their nets; and

father, mending their nets; 22 and he called them. And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.

straightway he called them. And they left their father Zebedee in the ship with the hired servants, and went after him.

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