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with Nicodemus. night, and said unto him, Rab- 12 If I have told you earthly bi, we know that thou art a things, and ye believe not, how teacher come from God: for no shall ye believe, if I tell you man can do these miracles that of heavenly things? thou doest, except God be with 13 And no man hath ascendhim.

ed up to heaven, but he that 3 Jesus answered and said came down from heaven, even unto him, Verily, verily, I say the Son of man which is in unto thee, Except a man be heaven.

14 kingdom of God.

the serpent in the wilderness, 4 Nicodemus saith unto him, even so must the Son of man How can a man be born when be lifted up: he is old ? can he enter the 15 That whosoever believeth second time into his mother's in him should not perish, but womb, and be born?

have eternal life. 5 Jesus answered, Verily, ve- 16 | For God so loved the rily, I say unto thee, Except a world, that he gave his only man be born of water and of begotten Son, that whosoever the Spirit, he cannot enter in- believeth in him should not to the kingdom of God. perish, but have everlasting

6 That which is born of the life. flesh is flesh; and that which 17 For God sent not his Son is born of the Spirit is spirit. into the world to condemn the

7 Marvel not that I said unto world ; but that the world thee, Ye must be born again. through him might be saved.

8 The wind bloweth where 18 í He that believeth on it listeth, and thou hearest the him is not condemned: but sound thereof, but canst not he that believeth not is contell whence it cometh, and demned already, because he whither it goeth: so is every hath not believed in the name one that is born of the Spirit. of the only begotten Son of

9 Nicodemus answered and God. said unto him, How can these 19 And this is the condemthings be?

nation, that light is come into 10 Jesus answered and said the world, and men loved unto him, Art thou a master of darkness rather than light, beIsrael, and knowest not these cause their deeds were evil. things?

20 For every one that doeth 11 Verily, verily, I say unto evil hateth the light, neither thee, We speak that we do cometh to the light, lest his know, and testify that we deeds should be reproved. have seen; and

21 But he that doeth truth not our witness.

cometh to the light, that his

ye receive

John's doctrine

CHAPTER IV. concerning Christ.
deeds may be made manifest, speaketh of the earth : he
that they are wrought in God. that com.eth from heaven is
22 | After these things came above all.

Jesus and his disciples into 32 And what he hath seen
the land of Judea; and there and heard, that he testifieth ;
he tarried with them, and and no man receiveth his tes-

23 | And John also was bap 33 He that hath received his
tizing in Enon near to Salim, testimony hath set to his seal
because there was much water that God is true.
there : and they came, and 34 For he whom God hath
were baptized.

sent speaketh the words of 24 For John was not yet cast | God: for God giveth not the into prison.

Spirit by measure unto him. 25 Then there arose a 35 The Father loveth the Son, question between some of and hath given all things into John's disciples and the Jews his hand. about purifying

36 He that believeth on the 26 And they came unto John, Son hath everlasting life: and and said unto him, Rabbi, he he that believeth not the Son that was with thee beyond Jor. shall not see life; but the dan, to whom thou barest wit- wrath of God abideth on him. ness, behold, the same baptiz

CHAPTER IV. eth, and all men come to him. 1 Christ talketh with a woman of Samaria, and 27 John answered and said, revealeth himself unto her. 27 His disci

ples marvel. 31 le declareth to them his A man can receive nothing,

zeal for God's glory. 39 Many Samaritans except it be given him from believe on him. 43 He departeth into Gali.

lee, and healeth the ruler's son that lay sick heaven.

at Capernaum. 28 Ye yourselves bear me HEN therefore the Lord witness, that I said, I am not knew how the Pharisees the Christ, but that I am sent had heard that Jesus made and before him.

baptized more disciples than 29 He that hath the bride is John, the bridegroom: but the friend 2 (Though Jesus himself bapof the bridegroom, which stand- tized not, but his disciples,) eth and heareth him, rejoiceth 3 He left Judea, and departgreatly because of the bride- ed again into Galilee. groom's voice: this my joy 4 And he must needs

go therefore is fulfilled.

through Samaria. 30 He must increase, but I 5 Then cometh he to a city must decrease.

of Samaria, which is called He that cometh from Sychar, near to the parcel of above is above all: he that is ground that Jacob gave to his of the earth is earthly, and son Joseph.

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Christ talketh with

ST. JOHN, a woman of Samaria. 6 Now Jacob's well was there. springing up into everlasting Jesus therefore, being wearied life. with his journey, sat thus on n 15 The woman

15 The woman saith unto the well: and it was about the him, Sir, give me this water, sixth hour.

that I thirst not, neither come 7 There cometh a woman of hither to draw. Samaria to draw water: Jesus 16 Jesus saith unto her, Go, saith unto her, Give me to call thy husband, and come drink.

hither. 8 For his disciples were gone 17 The woman answered and away unto the city to buy said, I have no husband. Jesus meat.

said unto her, Thou hast well 9 Then saith the woman of said, I have no husband : Samaria unto him, How is it 18 For thou hast had five husthat thou, being a Jew, askest bands; and he whom thou now drink of me, which am a wo hast is not thy husband: in that man of Samaria? for the Jews saidst thou truly. have no dealings with the Sa- 19 The woman saith unto maritans.

him, Sir, I perceive that thou 10 Jesus answered and said art a prophet. unto her, If thou knewest the 20 Our fathers worshipped in gift of God, and who it is that this mountain; and ye say, saith to thee, Give me to drink; that in Jerusalem is the place thou wouldest have asked of where men ought to worship. him, and he would have given 21 Jesus saith unto her, Wothee living water.

man, believe me, the hour 11 The woman saith unto cometh, when ye shall neihim, Sir, thou hast nothing to ther in this mountain, nor yet draw with, and the well is at Jerusalem, worship the Fadeep: from whence then hast ther. thou that living water ?

22 Ye worship ye know not 12 Art thou greater than our what: we know what we worfather Jacob, which gave us ship; for salvation is of the the well, and drank thereof Jews. himself, and his children, and 23 But the hour cometh, and his cattle ?

now is, when the true wor13 Jesus answered and said shippers shall worship the Faunto her, Whosoever drinketh ther in spirit and in truth; for of this water shall thirst again: the Father seeketh such to

14 But whosoever drinketh worship him. of the water that I shall give 24 God is a Spirit: and they him shall never thirst; but the that worship him must worwater that I shall give him ship him in spirit and in truth shall be in him a well of water 25 The woman saith unto him,

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Many Samaritans CHAPTER IV.

believe in Christ. I know that Messias cometh, | that reapeth may rejoice towhich is called Christ: when gether. he is come, he will tell us all / 37 And herein is that saying things.

true, One soweth, and another 26 Jesus saith unto her, I that reapeth. speak unto thee am he.

38 I sent you to reap that 27 | And upon this came his whereon ye bestowed no ladisciples, and marvelled that bour: other men laboured, and he talked with the woman: ye are entered into their layet no man said, What seek bours. est thou? or, Why talkest thou 39 | And many of the Samawith her ?

ritans of that city believed on 28 The woman then left her him for the saying of the wo. waterpot, and went her way man, which testified, He told into the city, and saith to the me all that ever I did. men,

40 So when the Samaritans 29 Come, see a man, which were come unto him, they be. told me all things that ever I sought him that he would tardid: is not this the Christ? ry with them: and he abode

30 Then they went out of the there two days.
city, and came unto him. 41 And many more believed

31 | In the mean while his because of his own word;
disciples prayed him, saying, 42 And said unto the woman,
Master, eat.

Now we believe, not because 32 But he said unto them, I of thy saying: for we have have meat to eat that ye know heard him ourselves, and know not of.

that this is indeed the Christ,
33 Therefore said the disci. the Saviour of the world.
ples one to another, Hath any 43 | Now after two days he
man brought him aught to eat? departed thence, and went in-

34 Jesus saith unto them, My to Galilee.
meat is to do the will of him 44 For Jesus himself testi.
that sent me, and to finish his fied, that a prophet hath no

honour in his own country.
35 Say not ye, There are yet 45 Then when he was come
four months, and then cometh into Galilee, the Galileans re.
harvest ? behold, I say unto ceived him, having seen all
you, Lift up your eyes, and the things that he did at Je-
look on the fields; for they are rusalem at the feast: for they
white already to harvest.

also went unto the feast. 36 And he that reapeth re- 46 So Jesus came again inceiveth wages, and gathereth to Cana of Galilee, where he fruit unto life eternal: that made the water wine. And both he that soweth and he there was a certain nobleman,


The ruler's son healed.


A lame man cured.

whose son was sick at Caper-| A Filhet o this there wasna


feast of the Jews; and 47 When he heard that Jesus Jesus went

Jesus went up to Jerusalem. was come out of Judea into 2 Now there is at Jerusalem Galilee, he went unto him, by the sheep market a pool, and besought him that he which is called in the Hebrew would come down, and heal tongue Bethesda, having five his son: for he was at the porches. point of death.

3 In these lay a great multi48 Then said Jesus unto him, tude of impotent folk, of blind, Except ye see signs and won- halt, withered, waiting for the ders, ye will not believe. moving of the water.

49 The nobleman saith unto 4 For an angel went down him, Sir, come down ere my at a certain season into the child die.

pool, and troubled the water: 50 Jesus saith unto him, Go whosoever then first after the thy way; thy son liveth. And troubling of the water stepped the man believed the word that in was made whole of whatsoJesus had spoken unto him, and ever disease he had. he went his way.

5 And a certain man was there, 51 And as he was now going which had an infirmity thirty down, his servants met him, and eight years. and told him, saying, Thy son 6 When Jesus saw him lie, Jiveth.

and knew that he had been 52 Then inquired he of them now a long time in that case, the hour when he began to he saith unto him, Wilt thou amend. And they said unto be made whole ? him, Yesterday at the seventh 7 The impotent man answerhour the fever left him.

ed him, Sir, I have no man. 53 So the father knew that when the water is troubled, to it was at the same hour, in the put me into the pool: but while which Jesus said unto him, I am coming, another steppeth Thy son liveth : and himself down before me. believed, and his whole house. 8 Jesus saith unto him, Rise,

54 This is again the second take up thy bed, and walk. iniracle that Jesus did, when 9 And immediately the man he was come out of Judea into was made whole, and took up Galilee.

his bed, and walked : and on CHAPTER V.

the same day was the sabbath. 1 Jesus on the sabbath day cureth him that

10 | The Jews therefore said was diseased eight and thirty years. 10 The unto him that was cured, It is Jews therefore cavil, and persecute him for it. 17 He ansuereth for himself, and reproveth the sabbath day: it is not law. them, showing by the testimony of his Father, ful for thee to carry thy bed. 82 of John, 36 of his works, 39 and of the Scriptures, who he is.

11 He answered them, He

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