John by FranckDernoncourt

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									                        THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO

                       SAINT JOHN
              CHAPTER 1                     him, and he cries out, saying: “This
 1 In the beginning was the Word,           is the one about whom I said: „He
and the Word was with God, and              who is to come after me, has been
God was the Word.                           placed ahead of me, because he e x-
 2 He was with God in the begi n-           isted before me.‟ ”
ning.                                        16 And from his fullness, we all
 3 All things were made through             have received, even grace for grace.
Him, and nothing that was made was           17 For the law was given though
made without Him.                           Moses, but grace and truth came
 4 Life was in Him, and Life was the        through Jesus Christ.
light of men.                                18 No one ever saw God; the only-
 5 And the light shines in the dar k-       begotten Son, who is in the bosom
ness, and the darkness did not co m-        of the Father, he himself has d e-
prehend it.                                 scribed him.
 6 There was a man sent by God,              19 And this is the testimony of
whose name was John.                        John, when the Jews sent priests and
 7 He arrived as a witness to offer         Levites from Jerusalem to him, so
testimony about the Light, so that          that they might ask him, “Who are
all would believe through him.              you?”
 8 He was not the Light, but he was          20 And he confessed it and did not
to offer testimony about the Light.         deny it; and what he confessed was:
 9 The true Light, which illum inates       “I am not the Christ.”
every man, was coming into this              21 And they questioned him: “Then
world.                                      what are you? Are you Elijah?” And
 10 He was in the world, and the            he said, “I am not.” “Are you the
world was made through him, and             Prophet?” And he answered, “No.”
the world did not recognize him.             22 Therefore, they sai d to him:
 11 He went to his own, and his own         “Who are you, so that we may give
did not accept him.                         an answer to those who sent us?
 12 Yet whoever did accept him,             What do you say about yourself?”
those who believed in his name, he           23 He said, “I am a voice crying
gave them the power to become the           out in the desert, „Make straight the
sons of God.                                way of the Lord,‟ just as the prophet
 13 These are born, not of blood,           Isaiah said.”
nor of the will of flesh, nor of the         24 And some of those who had been
will of man, but of God.                    sent were from among the Pharisees.
 14 And the Word became flesh, and           25 And they questioned him and
he lived among us, and we saw his           said to him, “Then why do you ba pt-
glory, glory like that of an only-          ize, if you are not the Christ, and
begotten son from the Father, full of       not Elijah, and not the Prophet?”
grace and truth.                             26 John answered them by saying:
 15 John offers testimony about             “I baptize with water. But in your


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midst stands one, whom you do not             means in translation, Teacher),
know.                                         where do you live?”
 27 The same is he who is to come              39 He said to them, “Come and
after me, who has been placed ahead           see.” They went and saw where he
of me, the laces of whose shoes I am          was staying, and they stayed with
not worthy to loosen.”                        him that day. Now it was about the
 28 These things happened in B e-             tenth hour.
thania, across the Jordan, where               40 And Andrew, the brother of S i-
John was baptizing.                           mon Peter, was one of the two who
 29 On the next day, John saw J esus          had heard about him from John and
coming toward him, and so he said:            had followed him.
“Behold, the Lamb of God. B ehold,             41 First, he found his brother S i-
he who takes away the sin of the              mon, and he said to him, “We have
world.                                        found the Messiah,” (which is trans-
 30 This is the one about whom I              lated as the Christ).
said, „After me arrives a man, who             42 And he led him to Jesus. And J e-
has been placed ahead of me, b e-             sus, gazing at him, said: “You are
cause he existed before m e.‟                 Simon, son of Jonah. You shall be
 31 And I did not know him. Yet it            called Cephas,” (which is translated
is for this reason that I come ba ptiz-       as Peter).
ing with water: so that he may be              43 On the next day, he wanted to go
made manifest in Israel.”                     into Galilee, and he found Philip.
 32 And John offered testimony,               And Jesus said to him, “Follow me.”
saying: “For I saw the Spirit des-             44 Now Philip was from Bet hsaida,
cending from heaven like a dove;              the city of Andrew and Peter.
and he remained upon him.                      45 Philip found Nathanael, and he
 33 And I did not know him. But he            said to him, “We have found the one
who sent me to baptize with water             about whom Moses wrote in the Law
said to me: „He over whom you will            and the Prophets: Jesus, the son of
see the Spirit descending and r e-            Joseph, from Nazareth.”
maining upon him, this is the one              46 And Nathanael said to him, “Can
who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.‟           anything good be from Nazareth?”
 34 And I saw, and I gave test imony:         Philip said to him, “Come and see.”
that this one is the Son of God.”              47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming t o-
 35 The next day again, John was              ward him, and he said about him,
standing with two of his disciples.           “Behold, an Israelite in whom truly
 36 And catching sight of Jesus               there is no deceit.”
walking, he said, “Behold, the Lamb            48 Nathanael said to him, “From
of God.”                                      where do you know me?” Jesus r e-
 37 And two disciples were listening          sponded and said to him, “Before
to him speaking. And they fo llowed           Philip called you, when you were
Jesus.                                        under the fig tree, I saw you.”
 38 Then Jesus, turning around and             49 Nathanael answered him and
seeing them following him, said to            said: “Rabbi, you are the Son of
them, “What are you seeking?” And             God. You are the King of Israel.”
they said to him, “Rabbi (which                50 Jesus responded and said to him:



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“Because I told you that I saw you             11 This was the beginning of the
under the fig tree, you believe.              signs that Jesus accomplished in
Greater things than these, you will           Cana of Galilee, and it manifested
see.”                                         his glory, and his disciples believed
 51 And he said to him, “Amen,                in him.
amen, I say to you, you will see               12 After this, he descended to C a-
heaven opened, and the Angels of              pernaum, with his mother and his
God ascending and descending over             brothers and his disciples, but they
the Son of man.”                              did not remain there for many days.
                                               13 And the Passover of the Jews
              CHAPTER 2                       was near, and so Jesus ascended to
 1 And on the third day, a wedding            Jerusalem.
was held in Cana of Galilee, and the           14 And he found, sitting in the
mother of Jesus was there.                    temple, sellers of oxen and sheep
 2 Now Jesus was also invited to the          and doves, and the moneychangers.
wedding, with his disciples.                   15 And when he had made some-
 3 And when the wine was failing,             thing like a whip out of little cords,
the mother of Jesus said to him,              he drove them all out of the temple,
“They have no wine.”                          including the sheep and the oxen.
 4 And Jesus said to her: “What is            And he poured out the brass coins of
that to me and to you, woman? My              the moneychangers, and he ove r-
hour has not yet arrived.”                    turned their tables.
 5 His mother said to the servants,            16 And to those who were selling
“Do whatever he tells you.”                   doves, he said: “Take these things
 6 Now in that place, there were six          out of here, and do not make my F a-
stone water jars, for the p urification       ther ‟s house into a house of co m-
ritual of the Jews, containing two or         merce.”
three measures each.                           17 And truly, his disciples were
 7 Jesus said to them, “Fill the w a-         reminded that it is written: “Zeal for
ter jars with water.” And they filled         your house consumes me.”
them to the very top.                          18 Then the Jews responded and
 8 And Jesus said to them, “Now               said to him, “What sign can you
draw from it, and carry it to the             show to us, that you may do these
chief steward of the feast.” And              things?”
they took it to him.                           19 Jesus responded and said to
 9 Then, when the chief steward had           them, “Destroy this temple, and in
tasted the water made into wine,              three days I will raise it up.”
since he did not know where it was             20 Then the Jews said, “This tem-
from, for only the servants who had           ple has been built up over forty-six
drawn the water knew, the chief               years, and you will raise it up in
steward called the groom,                     three days?”
 10 and he said to him: “Every m an            21 Yet he was speaking about the
offers the good wine first, and then,         Temple of his body.
when they have become inebriated,              22 Therefore, when he had resu r-
he offers what is worse. But you              rected from the dead, his disciples
have kept the good wine until now.”           were reminded that he had said this,



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and they believed in the Scriptures            8 The Spirit inspires where he
and in the word that Jesus had sp o-          wills. And you hear his voice, but
ken.                                          you do not know where he comes
 23 Now while he was at Jerusalem             from, or where he is going. So it is
during the Passover, on the day of            with all who are born of the Spirit.”
the feast, many trusted in his name,           9 Nicodemus responded and said to
seeing his signs that he was acco m-          him, “How are these things able to
plishing.                                     be accomplished?”
 24 But Jesus did not trust himself            10 Jesus responded and said to him:
to them, because he himself had               “You are a teacher in Israel, and you
knowledge of all persons,                     are ignorant of these things?
 25 and because he had no need of              11 Amen, amen, I say to you, that
anyone to offer testimony about a             we speak about what we know, and
man. For he knew what was within a            we testify about what we have seen.
man.                                          But you do not accept our testim o-
                                              ny.
             CHAPTER 3                         12 If I have spoken to you about
 1 Now there was a man among the              earthly things, and you have not b e-
Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a                 lieved, then how will you believe, if
leader of the Jews.                           I will speak to you about heavenly
 2 He went to Jesus at night, and he          things?
said to him: “Rabbi, we know that              13 And no one has ascended to
you have arrived as a teacher from            heaven, except the one who d es-
God. For no one would be able to              cended from heaven: the Son of man
accomplish these signs, which you             who is in heaven.
accomplish, unless God were with               14 And just as Moses lifted up the
him.”                                         serpent in the desert, so also must
 3 Jesus responded and sai d to him,          the Son of man be lifted up,
“Amen, amen, I say to you, unless              15 so that whoever believes in him
one has been reborn anew, he is not           may not perish, but may have ete r-
able to see the kingdom of God.”              nal life.
 4 Nicodemus said to him: “How                 16 For God so loved the world that
could a man be born when he is old?           he gave his only-begotten Son, so
Surely, he cannot enter a second              that all who believe in him may not
time into his mother ‟s womb to be            perish, but may have eternal life.
reborn?”                                       17 For God did not send his Son i n-
 5 Jesus responded: “Amen, amen, I            to the world, in order to judge the
say to you, unless one has been r e-          world, but in order that the world
born by water and the Holy Spirit,            may be saved through him.
he is not able to enter into the kin g-        18 Whoever believes in him is not
dom of God.                                   judged. But whoever does not b e-
 6 What is born of the flesh is flesh,        lieve is already judged, because he
and what is born of the Spirit is sp i-       does not believe in the name of the
rit.                                          only-begotten Son of God.
 7 You should not be amazed that I             19 And this is the judgment: that
said to you: You must be born anew.           the Light has come into the world,



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and men loved darkness more than               31 He who comes from above, is
light. For their works were evil.             above everything. He who is from
 20 For everyone who does evil                below, is of the earth, and he speaks
hates the Light and does not go t o-          about the earth. He who comes from
ward the Light, so that his works             heaven is above everything.
may not be corrected.                          32 And what he has seen and heard,
 21 But whoever acts in truth goes            about this he testifies. And no one
toward the Light, so that his works           accepts his testimony.
may be manifested, because they                33 Whoever has accepted his test i-
have been accomplished in God.”               mony has certified that God is trut h-
 22 After these things, Jesus and his         ful.
disciples went into the land of J u-           34 For he whom God has sent
dea. And he was living there with             speaks the words of God. For God
them and baptizing.                           does not give the Spirit by measure.
 23 Now John was also baptizing, at            35 The Father loves the Son, and he
Aenon near Salim, because there               has given everything into his hand.
was much water in that place. And              36 Whoever believes in the Son has
they were arriving and being bap-             eternal life. But whoever is unb e-
tized.                                        lieving toward the Son shall not see
 24 For John had not yet been cast            life; instead the wrath of God r e-
into prison.                                  mains upon him.”
 25 Then a dispute occurred b etween
the disciples of John and the Jews,                        CHAPTER 4
about purification.                            1 And so, when Jesus realized that
 26 And they went to John and said            the Pharisees had heard that Jesus
to him: “Rabbi, the one who was               made more disciples and baptized
with you across the Jor dan, about            more than John,
whom you offered testimony: b e-               2 (though Jesus himself was not
hold, he is baptizing and everyone            baptizing, but only his disciples)
is going to him.”                              3 he left behind Judea, and he tr a-
 27 John responded and said: “A               veled again to Galilee.
man is not able to receive anything,           4 Now he needed to cross through
unless it has been given to him from          Samaria.
heaven.                                        5 Therefore, he went into a city of
 28 You yourselves offer testimony            Samaria which is called Sychar,
for me that I said, „I am not the             near the estate which Jacob gave to
Christ,‟ but that I have been sent b e-       his son Joseph.
fore him.                                      6 And Jacob‟s well was there. And
 29 He who holds the bride is the             so Jesus, being tired from the jou r-
groom. But the friend of the groom,           ney, was sitting in a certain way on
who stands and listens to Him, r e-           the well. It was about the sixth hour.
joices joyfully at the voice of the            7 A woman of Samari a arrived to
groom. And so, this, my joy, has              draw water. Jesus said to her, “Give
been fulfilled.                               me to drink.”
 30 He must increase, while I must             8 For his disciples had gone into
decrease.                                     the city in order to buy food.



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 9 And so, that Samaritan woman              see that you are a Prophet.
said to him, “How is it that you, b e-        20 Our fathers worshipped on this
ing a Jew, are requesting a drink            mountain, but you say that Jer usa-
from me, though I am a Sam aritan            lem is the place where one ought to
woman?” For the Jews do not ass o-           worship.”
ciate with the Samaritans.                    21 Jesus said to her: “Woman, b e-
 10 Jesus responded and said to her:         lieve me, the hour is coming when
“If you knew the gift of God, and            you shall worship the Father, neither
who it is who is saying to you,              on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem.
„Give me to drink,‟ perhaps you               22 You worship what you do not
would have made a request of him,            know; we worship what we do know.
and he would have given you living           For salvation is from the Jews.
water.”                                       23 But the hour is coming, and it is
 11 The woman said to him: “Lord,            now, when true worshippers shall
you do not have anything with                worship the Father in spirit and i n
which to draw water, and the well is         truth. For the Father also seeks such
deep. From where, then, do you               persons who may worship him.
have living water?                            24 God is Spirit. And so, those who
 12 Surely, you are not greater than         worship him must worship in spirit
our father Jacob, who gave us the            and in truth.”
well and who drank from it, with his          25 The woman said to him: “I know
sons and his cattle?”                        that the Messiah is coming (who is
 13 Jesus responded and said to her:         called the Christ). And then, wh en
“All who drink from this water will          he will have arrived, he will a n-
thirst again. But whoever shall drink        nounce everything to us.”
from the water that I will give to            26 Jesus said to her: “I am he, the
him will not thirst for eternity.            one who is speaking with you.”
 14 Instead, the water that I will            27 And then his disciples arrived.
give to him will become in him a             And they wondered that he was
fountain of water, springing up into         speaking with the woman. Yet no
eternal life.”                               one said: “What are you seeking?”
 15 The woman said to him, “Lord,            or, “Why are you talking with her?”
give me this water, so that I may not         28 And so the woman left behind
thirst and may not come here to              her water jar and went into the city.
draw water.”                                 And she said to the men there:
 16 Jesus said to her, “Go, call your         29 “Come and see a man who has
husband, and return here.”                   told me all the things that I have
 17 The woman responded and said,            done. Is he not the Christ?”
“I have no husband.” Jesus said to            30 Therefore, they went out of the
her: “You have spoken well, in sa y-         city and came to him.
ing, „I have no husband.‟                     31 Meanwhile, the disciples pet i-
 18 For you have had five husbands,          tioned him, saying, “Rabbi, eat.”
but he whom you have now is not               32 But he said to them, “I have
your husband. You have spoken this           food to eat which you do not know.”
in truth.”                                    33 Therefore, the disciples said to
 19 The woman said to him: “Lord, I          one another, “Could someone have



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brought him something to eat?”                because they had seen all that he
 34 Jesus said to them: “My food is           had done at Jerusalem, in the day of
to do the will of the One who sent            the feast. For they also went to the
me, so that I may perfect his work.           feast day.
 35 Do you not say, „There are still           46 Then he went again into Cana of
four months, and then the ha rvest            Galilee, where he made water into
arrives?‟ Behold, I say to you: Lift          wine. And there was a certain ruler,
up your eyes and look at the coun-            whose son was sick at Capernaum.
tryside; for it is already ripe for the        47 Since he had heard that Jesus
harvest.                                      came to Galilee from Judea, he sent
 36 For he who reaps, receives wa g-          to him and begged him to come
es and gathers fruit unto eternal life,       down and heal his son. For he was
so that both he who sows and he               beginning to die.
who reaps may rejoice together.                48 Therefore, Jesus said to him,
 37 For in this the word is true: that        “Unless you have seen signs and
it is one who sows, and it i s another        wonders, you do not believe.”
who reaps.                                     49 The ruler said to him, “Lord,
 38 I have sent you to reap that for          come down before my son dies.”
which you did not labor. Others                50 Jesus said to him, “Go, your son
have labored, and you have entered            lives.” The man believed the word
into their labors.”                           that Jesus spoke to him, and so he
 39 Now many of the Samaritans                went away.
from that city believed in him, b e-           51 Then, as he was going down, his
cause of the word of the woman who            servants met him. And they r eported
was offering testimony: “For he told          to him, saying that his son was
me all the things that I have done.”          alive.
 40 Therefore, when the Samar itans            52 Therefore, he asked them at
had come to him, they petitioned              which hour he had become better.
him to lodge there. And he lodged             And they said to him, “Yesterday, at
there for two days.                           the seventh hour, the fever left
 41 And many more believed in him,            him.”
because of his own word.                       53 Then the father realized that it
 42 And they said to the woman:               was at the same hour that Jesus said
“Now we believe, not because of               to him, “Your son lives.” And both
your speech, but because we ou r-             he and his entire household b e-
selves have heard him, and so we              lieved.
know that he is truly the Savior of            54 This next sign was the second
the world.”                                   that Jesus accomplished, a fter he
 43 Then, after two days, he d e-             had arrived in Galilee from Judea.
parted from there, and he traveled
into Galilee.                                             CHAPTER 5
 44 For Jesus himself offered testi-           1 After these things, there was a
mony that a Prophet has no honor in           feast day of the Jews, and so Jesus
his own country.                              ascended to Jerusalem.
 45 And so, when he had arrived in             2 Now at Jerusalem is the Pool of
Galilee, the Galileans received him,          Evidence, which in Hebrew is



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known as the Place of Mercy; it has           14 Afterwards, Jesus found him in
five porticos.                               the temple, and he said to him: “B e-
 3 Along these lay a great mult itude        hold, you have been healed. Do not
of the sick, the blind, the lame, and        choose to sin further, otherwise
the withered, waiting for the mov e-         something worse may happen to
ment of the water.                           you.”
 4 Now at times an Angel of the               15 This man went away, and he r e-
Lord would descend into the pool,            ported to the Jews that it was Jesus
and so the water was moved. And              who had given him health.
whoever descended first int o the             16 Because of this, the Jews were
pool, after the motion of the water,         persecuting Jesus, for he was doing
he was healed of whatever infirmity          these things on the Sabbath.
held him.                                     17 But Jesus answered them, “Eve n
 5 And there was a certain man in            now, my Father is working, and I am
that place, having been in his infi r-       working.”
mity for thirty-eight years.                  18 And so, because of this, the
 6 Then, when Jesus had seen him             Jews were seeking to kill him even
reclining, and when he realized that         more so. For not only did he break
he had been afflicted for a long             the Sabbath, but he even said that
time, he said to him, “Do you want           God was his Father, making himself
to be healed?”                               equal to God.
 7 The invalid answered him: “Lord,           19 Then Jesus responded and said
I do not have any man to put me in           to them: “Amen, amen, I say to you,
the pool, when the water has been            the Son is not able to do anything of
stirred. For as I am going, another          himself, but only what he has seen
descends ahead of me.”                       the Father doing. For whatever he
 8 Jesus said to him, “Rise, take up         does, even this does the Son do, s i-
your stretcher, and walk.”                   milarly.
 9 And immediately the man was                20 For the Father loves the Son,
healed. And he took up his stretcher         and he shows him all that he himself
and walked. Now this day was the             does. And greater works than these
Sabbath.                                     will he show him, so much so that
 10 Therefore, the Jews said to the          you shall wonder.
one who had been healed: “It is the           21 For just as the Father raises the
Sabbath. It is not lawf ul for you to        dead and gives life, so also does the
take up your stretcher.”                     Son give life to whomever he wills.
 11 He answered them, “The one                22 For the Father does not judge
who healed me, he said to me, „Take          anyone. But he has given all jud g-
up your stretcher and walk.‟ ”               ment to the Son,
 12 Therefore, they questioned him,           23 so that all may honor the Son,
“Who is that man, who said to you,           just as they honor the Father.
„Take up your bed and walk?‟ ”               Whoever does not honor the Son,
 13 But the one who had been given           does not honor the Father who sent
health did not know who it was. For          him.
Jesus had turned aside from the               24 Amen, amen, I say to you, that
crowd gathered in that place.                whoever hears my word, and b e-



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lieves in him who s ent me, has eter-        that I may complete them, these
nal life, and he does not go into            works themselves that I do, offer
judgment, but instead he crosses             testimony about me: that the Father
from death into life.                        has sent me.
 25 Amen, amen, I say to you, that            37 And the Father who has sent me
the hour is coming, and it is now,           has himself offered testimony about
when the dead shall hear the voice           me. And you have never heard his
of the Son of God; and those who             voice, nor have you beheld his a p-
hear it shall live.                          pearance.
 26 For just as the Father has life in        38 And you do not have his word
himself, so also has he granted to           abiding in you. For the one whom
the Son to have life in himself.             he sent, the same you would not b e-
 27 And he has given him the au-             lieve.
thority to accomplish judgment. For           39 Study the Scriptures. For you
he is the Son of man.                        think that in them you have eternal
 28 Do not be amazed at this. For            life. And yet they also offer test i-
the hour is coming in which all who          mony about me.
are in the grave shall hear the voice         40 And you are not willing to come
of the Son of God.                           to me, so that you may have life.
 29 And those who have done good              41 I do not accept glory from men.
shall go forth to the resurre ction of        42 But I know you, that you do not
life. Yet truly, those who have done         have the love of God within you.
evil shall go to the resurrection of          43 I have come in the name of my
judgment.                                    Father, and you do not accept me. If
 30 I am not able to do anything of          another will arrive in his own name,
myself. As I hear, so do I judge.            him you will accept.
And my judgment is just. For I do             44 How are you able to believe,
not seek my own will, but the will           you who accept glory from one
of him who sent me.                          another and yet do not se ek the
 31 If I offer testimony about m y-          glory that is from God alone?
self, my testimony is not true.               45 Do not consider that I might ac-
 32 There is another who offers tes-         cuse you with the Father. There is
timony about me, and I know that             one who accuses you, Moses, in
the testimony which he offers about          whom you hope.
me is true.                                   46 For if you were believing in
 33 You sent to John, and he o ffered        Moses, perhaps you would believe
testimony to the truth.                      in me also. For he wrote about me.
 34 But I do not accept testimony             47 But if you do not believe by his
from man. Instead, I say these               writings, how will you believe by
things, so that you may be saved.            my words?”
 35 He was a burning and shining
light. So you were willing, at the                        CHAPTER 6
time, to exult in his light.                  1 After these things, Jesus traveled
 36 But I hold a greater testimony           across the sea of Galilee, which is
than that of John. For the works             the Sea of Tiberias.
which the Father has given to me, so          2 And a great multitude was fo l-



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lowing him, for they saw the signs            had seen that Jesus had acco m-
that he was accomplishing toward              plished a sign, they said, “Truly,
those who were infirm.                        this one is the Prophet who is to
 3 Therefore, Jesus went onto a               come into the world.”
mountain, and he sat down there                15 And so, when he realized that
with his disciples.                           they were going to come and take
 4 Now the Passover, the feast day            him away and make him king, Jesus
of the Jews, was near.                        fled back to the mountain, by hi m-
 5 And so, when Jesus had lifted up           self alone.
his eyes and had seen that a very              16 Then, when evening arrived, his
great multitude came to him, he said          disciples descended to the sea.
to Philip, “From where should we               17 And when they had climbed into
buy bread, so that these may eat?”            a boat, they went across the sea to
 6 But he said this to test him. For          Capernaum. And darkness had now
he himself knew what he would do.             arrived, and Jesus had not r eturned
 7 Philip answered him, “Two hun-             to them.
dred denarii of bread would not be             18 Then the sea was stirred up by a
sufficient for each of them to re-            great wind that was blowing.
ceive even a little.”                          19 And so, when they had rowed
 8 One of his disciples, Andrew, the          about twenty-five or thirty stadia,
brother of Simon Peter, said to him:          they saw Jesus walking on the sea,
 9 “There is a certain boy here, who          and drawing near to the boat, and
has five barley loaves and two fish.          they were afraid.
But what are these among so                    20 But he said to them: “It is I. Do
many?”                                        not be afraid.”
 10 Then Jesus said, “Have the men             21 Therefore, they were willing to
sit down to eat.” Now, there was              receive him into the boat. But i m-
much grass in that place. And so the          mediately the boat was at the land
men, in number about five thousand,           to which they were going.
sat down to eat.                               22 On the next day, the crowd
 11 Therefore, Jesus took the bread,          which was standing across the sea
and when he had given thanks, he              saw that there were no other small
distributed it to those who were si t-        boats in that place, except one, and
ting down to eat; similarly also,             that Jesus had not entered into the
from the fish, as much as they                boat with his disciples, but that his
wanted.                                       disciples had departed alone.
 12 Then, when they were filled, he            23 Yet truly, other boats came over
said to his disciples, “Gather the            from Tiberias, next to the plac e
fragments that are left over, lest            where they had eaten the bread after
they be lost.”                                the Lord gave thanks.
 13 And so they gathered, and they             24 Therefore, when the crowd had
filled twelve baskets with the fra g-         seen that Jesus was not there, nor
ments of the five barl ey loaves,             his disciples, they climbed into the
which were left over from those who           small boats, and they went to C a-
had eaten.                                    pernaum, seeking Jesus.
 14 Therefore, those men, when they            25 And when they had found him



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across the sea, they said to him,             38 For I descended from heaven,
“Rabbi, when did you come here?”             not to do my own will, but the will
 26 Jesus answered them and said:            of him who sent me.
“Amen, amen, I say to you, you seek           39 Yet this is the will of the Father
me, not because you have seen                who sent me: that I should lose
signs, but because you have eaten            nothing out of all that he has given
from the bread and were satisfied.           to me, but that I should raise them
 27 Do not work for food that pe-            up on the last day.
rishes, but for that which endures to         40 So then, this is the will of my
eternal life, which the Son of man           Father who sent me: that everyone
will give to you. For God the Father         who sees the Son and believes in
has sealed him.”                             him may have eternal life, and I will
 28 Therefore, they said to him,             raise him up on the last day.”
“What should we do, so that we may            41 Therefore, the Jews murmured
labor in the works of God?”                  about him, because he had said: “I
 29 Jesus responded and said to              am the living bread, who descended
them, “This is the work of God, that         from heaven.”
you believe in him whom he sent.”             42 And they said: “Is this not J e-
 30 And so they said to him: “Then           sus, the son of Joseph, whose father
what sign will you do, so that we            and mother we know? Then how can
may see it and believe in you? What          he say: „For I descended from he a-
will you work?                               ven?‟ ”
 31 Our fathers ate manna in the              43 And so Jesus responded and said
desert, just as it has been wr itten,        to them: “Do not choose to murmur
„He gave them bread from heaven to           among yourselves.
eat.‟ ”                                       44 No one is able to come to me,
 32 Therefore, Jesus said to them:           unless the Father, who has sent me,
“Amen, amen, I say to you, Moses             has drawn him. And I will raise him
did not give you bread from heaven,          up on the last day.
but my Father gives you the true              45 It has been written in the Prop h-
bread from heaven.                           ets: „And they shall all be taught by
 33 For the bread of God is he who           God.‟ Everyone who has listened
descends from heaven and gives life          and learned from the Father comes
to the world.”                               to me.
 34 And so they said to him, “Lord,           46 Not that anyone has seen the F a-
give us this bread always.”                  ther, except he who is from God;
 35 Then Jesus said to them: “I am           this one has seen t he Father.
the bread of life. Whoever comes to           47 Amen, amen, I say to you,
me shall not hunger, and whoever             whoever believes in me has eternal
believes in me shall never thirst.           life.
 36 But I say to you, that even               48 I am the bread of life.
though you have seen me, you do               49 Your fathers ate manna in the
not believe.                                 desert, and they died.
 37 All that the Father gives to me           50 This is the bread which d es-
shall come to me. And whoever                cends from heaven, so that if anyone
comes to me, I will not cast out.            will eat from it, he may not die.



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 51 I am the living bread, who d es-          was before?
cended from heaven.                            64 It is the Spirit who gives life.
 52 If anyone eats from this bread,           The flesh does not offer anything of
he shall live in eternity. And the            benefit. The words that I have sp o-
bread that I will give is my flesh,           ken to you are spirit and life.
for the life of the world.”                    65 But there are some among you
 53 Therefore, the Jews debated               who do not believe.” For Jesus knew
among themselves, saying, “Ho w               from the beginning who were unb e-
can this man give us his flesh to             lieving and which one would betray
eat?”                                         him.
 54 And so, Jesus said to them:                66 And so he said, “For this re ason,
“Amen, amen, I say to you, unless             I said to you that no one is able to
you eat the flesh of the Son of man           come to me, unless it has been given
and drink his blood, you will not             to him by my Father.”
have life in you.                              67 After this, many of his disciples
 55 Whoever eats my flesh and                 went back, and they no longer
drinks my blood has eternal life ,            walked with him.
and I will raise him up on the last            68 Therefore, Jesus said to the
day.                                          twelve, “Do you also want to go
 56 For my flesh is true food, and            away?”
my blood is true drink.                        69 Then Simon Peter answered him:
 57 Whoever eats my flesh and                 “Lord, to whom would we go? You
drinks my blood abides in me, and I           have the words of eternal life.
in him.                                        70 And we have believed, and we
 58 Just as the living Father has sent        recognize that you are the Christ,
me and I live because of the F ather,         the Son of God.”
so also whoever eats me, the same              71 Jesus answered them: “Have I
shall live because of me.                     not chosen you twelve? And yet one
 59 This is the bread that descends           among you is a devil.”
from heaven. It is not like the ma n-          72 Now he was speaking about J u-
na that your fathers ate, for they            das Iscariot, the son of Simon. For
died. Whoever eats this bread shall           this one, even though he was one of
live forever.”                                the twelve, was about to betray him.
 60 He said these things when he
was teaching in the synagogue at                           CHAPTER 7
Capernaum.                                     1 Then, after these things, Jesus
 61 Therefore, many of his di s-              was walking in Galilee. For he was
ciples, upon hearing this, said:              not willing to walk in Judea, b e-
“This saying is difficult,” and,              cause the Jews were seeking to kill
“Who is able to listen to it?”                him.
 62 But Jesus, knowing within hi m-            2 Now the feast day of the Jews,
self that his disciples were murmu r-         the Feast of Tabernacles, was near.
ing about this, said to them: “Doe s           3 And his brothers said to him:
this offend you?                              “Move away from here and go into
 63 Then what if you were to see the          Judea, so that your disciples there
Son of man ascending to where he              may also see your works that you



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do.                                           18 Whoever speaks from himself
 4 Of course, no one does an ything          seeks his own glory. But whoever
in secret, but he himself seeks to be        seeks the glory of him who sent
in the public view. Since you do             him, this one is true, and injustice is
these things, manifest yourself to           not in him.
the world.”                                   19 Did not Moses give you the law?
 5 For neither did his brothers b e-         And yet not one among you keeps
lieve in him.                                the law!
 6 Therefore, Jesus said to them:             20 Why are you seeking to kill
“My time has not yet come; but your          me?” The crowd responded and said:
time is always at hand.                      “You must have a demon. Who is
 7 The world cannot hate you. But it         seeking to kill you?”
hates me, because I offer testimony           21 Jesus responded and said to
about it, that its works are evil.           them: “One work have I done, and
 8 You may go up to this feast day.          you all wonder.
But I am not going up to this feast           22 For Moses gave you circumci-
day, because my time has not yet             sion, (not that it is of Moses, but of
been fulfilled.”                             the fathers) and on the Sabbath you
 9 When he had said these things, he         circumcise a man.
himself remained in Galilee.                  23 If a man can receive circumc i-
 10 But after his brothers went up,          sion on the Sabbath, so that the law
then he also went up to the feast            of Moses may not be broken, why
day, not openly, but as if in secret.        are you indignant toward me, b e-
 11 Therefore, the Jews were seek-           cause I have made a man whole on
ing him on the feast day, and they           the Sabbath?
were saying, “Where is he?”                   24 Do not judge according to a p-
 12 And there was much murmu ring            pearances, but instead judge a just
in the crowd concerning him. For             judgment.”
certain ones were saying, “He is              25 Therefore, some of those from
good.” But others were saying, “No,          Jerusalem said: “Is he not the one
for he seduces the crowds.”                  whom they are seeking to kill?
 13 Yet no one was speaking openly            26 And behold, he is speaking
about him, out of fear of the Jews.          openly, and they say nothin g to him.
 14 Then, about the middle of the            Could the leaders have decided that
feast, Jesus ascended into the te m-         it is true this one is the Christ?
ple, and he was teaching.                     27 But we know him and where he
 15 And the Jews wondered, sa ying:          is from. And when the Christ has
“How does this one know letters,             arrived, no one will know where he
though he has not been taught?”              is from.”
 16 Jesus responded to them and               28 Therefore, Jesus cried out in the
said: “My doctrine is not of me, but         temple, teaching and saying: “You
of him who sent me.                          know me, and you also know where
 17 If anyone has chosen to do his           I am from. And I have not arrived of
will, then he will realize, about the        myself, but he who sent me is true,
doctrine, whether it is from God, or         and him you do not know.
whether I am speaking from myself.            29 I know him. For I am from him,



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and he has sent me.”                         crowd, when they had heard these
 30 Therefore, they were seeking to          words of his, were saying, “This one
apprehend him, and yet no one laid           truly is the Prophet.”
hands on him, because his hour had            41 Others were saying, “He is the
not yet come.                                Christ.” Yet certain ones were sa y-
 31 But many among the crowd b e-            ing: “Does the Christ come from
lieved in him, and they were sa ying,        Galilee?
“When the Christ arrives, will he             42 Does Scripture not say that the
perform more signs than this man             Christ comes from the offspring of
does?”                                       David and from Bethlehem, the
 32 The Pharisees heard the crowd            town where David was?”
murmuring these things about him.             43 And so there arose a disse nsion
And the leaders and the Pharisees            among the multitude because of
sent attendants to apprehend him.            him.
 33 Therefore, Jesus said to them:            44 Now certain ones among them
“For a brief time, I am still with           wanted to apprehended him, but no
you, and then I am going to him              one laid hands upon him.
who sent me.                                  45 Therefore, the attendants went
 34 You shall seek me, and you will          to the high priests and the Phar i-
not find me. And where I am, you             sees. And they said to them, “Why
are not able to go.”                         have you not brought him?”
 35 And so the Jews said among                46 The attendants responded,
themselves: “Where is this place to          “Never has a man spoken like this
which he will go, such that we will          man.”
not find him? Will he go to those             47 And so the Pharisees answered
dispersed among the Gentiles and             them: “Have you also been seduced?
teach the Gentiles?                           48 Have any of the leaders b elieved
 36 What is this word that he spoke,         in him, or any of the Phar isees?
„You will seek me and you will not            49 But this crowd, which does not
find me; and where I am, you are             know the law, they are accursed.”
not able to go?‟ ”                            50 Nicodemus, the one who came
 37 Then, on the last great day of           to him by night and who was one of
the feast, Jesus was standing and            them, said to them,
crying out, saying: “If anyone                51 “Does our law judge a man, u n-
thirsts, let him come to me and              less it has first heard him and has
drink:                                       known what he has done?”
 38 whoever believes in me, just as           52 They responded and said to him:
Scripture says, „From his chest shall        “Are you also a Galilean? Study the
flow rivers of living water.‟ ”              Scriptures, and see that a prophet
 39 Now he said this about the Sp i-         does not arise from Galilee.”
rit, which those who believe in him           53 And each one returned to his
would soon be receiving. For the             own house.
Spirit had not yet been given, b e-
cause Jesus had not yet been glor i-                    CHAPTER 8
fied.                                        1 But Jesus continued on to the
 40 Therefore, some from that                Mount of Olives.



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 2 And early in the morning, he              yourself; your testimony is not
went again to the temple; and all the        true.”
people came to him. And sitting               14 Jesus responded and said to
down, he taught them.                        them: “Even though I offer testim o-
 3 Now the scribes and Pharisees             ny about myself, my testimony is
brought forward a woman caught in            true, for I know where I came from
adultery, and they stood her in front        and where I am going.
of them.                                      15 You judge according to the
 4 And they said to him: “Teacher,           flesh. I do not judge anyone.
this woman was just now caught in             16 And when I do judge, my jud g-
adultery.                                    ment is true. For I am not alone, but
 5 And in the law, Moses co m-               it is I and he who sent me: the F a-
manded us to stone such a one.               ther.
Therefore, what do you say?”                  17 And it is written in your law
 6 But they were saying this to test         that the testimony of two men is
him, so that they might be able to           true.
accuse him. Then Jesus bent down              18 I am one who offers testimony
and wrote with his finger on the             about myself, and the Father who
earth.                                       sent me offers testimony about me.”
 7 And then, when they persevered             19 Therefore, they said to him,
in questioning him, he stood upright         “Where is your Father?” Jesus a ns-
and said to them, “Let whoever is            wered: “You know neither me, nor
without sin among you be the first           my Father. If you did know me, per-
to cast a stone at her.”                     haps you would know my Father a l-
 8 And bending down again, he                so.”
wrote on the earth.                           20 Jesus spoke these words at the
 9 But upon hearing this, they went          treasury, while teaching in the te m-
away, one by one, beginning with             ple. And no one apprehended him,
the eldest. And Jesus alone r e-             because his hour had not yet come.
mained, with the woman standing in            21 Therefore, Jesus again spoke to
front of him.                                them: “I am going, and you shall
 10 Then Jesus, raising himself up,          seek me. And you will die in your
said to her: “Woman, where are               sin. Where I am going, you are not
those who accused you? Has no one            able to go.”
condemned you?”                               22 And so the Jews said, “Is he
 11 And she said, “No one, Lord.”            going to kill himself, for he said:
Then Jesus said: “Neither will I             „Where I am going, you are not able
condemn you. Go, and now do not              to go?‟ ”
choose to sin anymore.”                       23 And he said to them: “You are
 12 Then Jesus spoke to them again,          from below. I am fro m above. You
saying: “I am the light of the world.        are of this world. I am not of this
Whoever follows me does n ot walk            world.
in darkness, but shall have the light         24 Therefore, I said to you, that
of life.”                                    you will die in your sins. For if you
 13 And so the Pharisees said to             will not believe that I am, you will
him, “You offer testimony about              die in your sin.”



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 25 And so they said to him, “Who            my Father. And you do what you
are you?” Jesus said to them: “The           have seen with your father.”
Beginning, who is also speaking to            39 They responded and said to him,
you.                                         “Abraham is our father.” Jesus said
 26 I have much to say about you             to them: “If you are the sons of A b-
and to judge. But he who sent me is          raham, then do the works of Abra-
true. And what I have heard from             ham.
him, this I speak within the world.”          40 But now you are seeking to kill
 27 And they did not realize that he         me, a man who has spoken the truth
was calling God his Father.                  to you, which I have heard from
 28 And so Jesus said to them:               God. This is not what Abraham did.
“When you will have lifted up the             41 You do the works of your f a-
Son of man, then you shall realize           ther.” Therefore, they said to him:
that I am, and that I do nothing of          “We were not born out of fornic a-
myself, but just as the Father has           tion. We have one father: God.”
taught me, so do I speak.                     42 Then Jesus said to them: “If God
 29 And he who sent me is with me,           were your father, certainly you
and he has not abandoned me alone.           would love me. For I proceeded and
For I always do what is pleasing to          came from God. For I did not come
him.”                                        from myself, but he sent me.
 30 As he was speaking these things,          43 Why do you not recognize my
many believed in him.                        speech? It is because you are n ot
 31 Therefore, Jesus said to those           able to hear my word.
Jews who believed in him: “If you             44 You are of your father, the devil.
will abide in my word, you will tr u-        And you will carry out the d esires
ly be my disciples.                          of your father. He was a mu rderer
 32 And you shall know the truth,            from the beginning. And he did not
and the truth shall set you free.”           stand in the truth, because the truth
 33 They answered him: “We are the           is not in him. When he speaks a lie,
offspring of Abraham, and we have            he speaks it from his own self. For
never been a slave to anyone. How            he is a liar, and the father of lies.
can you say, „You shall be set free?‟         45 But if I speak the truth, you do
”                                            not believe me.
 34 Jesus answered them: “Amen,               46 Which of you can convict me of
amen, I say to you, that everyone            sin? If I speak the truth to you, why
who commits sin is a sla ve of sin.          do you not believe me?
 35 Now the slave does not abide in           47 Whoever is of God, hears the
the house for eternity. Yet the Son          words of God. For this reason, you
does abide in eternity.                      do not hear them: because you are
 36 Therefore, if the Son has set you        not of God.”
free, then you will truly be free.            48 Therefore, the Jews responded
 37 I know that you are sons of A b-         and said to him, “Are we not correct
raham. But you are seeking to kill           in saying that you are a Samaritan,
me, because my word has not taken            and that you have a demon?”
hold in you.                                  49 Jesus responded: “I do not have
 38 I speak what I have seen with            a demon. But I honor m y Father, and



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you have dishonored me.                      parents, that he would be born
 50 But I am not seeking my own              blind?”
glory. There is One who seeks and             3 Jesus responded: “Neither this
judges.                                      man nor his parents sinned, but it
 51 Amen, amen, I say to you, if a n-        was so that the works of God would
yone will have kept my word, he              be made manifest in him.
will not see death for eternity.”             4 I must work the works of him
 52 Therefore, the Jews said: “Now           who sent me, while it is day: the
we know that you have a demon.               night is coming, when no one is able
Abraham is dead, and the Prophets;           to work.
and yet you say, „If anyone will              5 As long as I am in the world, I
have kept my word, he shall not              am the light of the world.”
taste death for eternity.‟                    6 When he had said these things, he
 53 Are you greater than our f ather         spat on the ground, and he made
Abraham, who is dead? And the                clay from the spittle, and he
prophets are dead. So who do you             smeared the cla y over his eyes.
make yourself to be?”                         7 And he said to him: “Go, wash in
 54 Jesus responded: “If I glorify           the pool of Siloam” (which is tran s-
myself, my glory is nothing. It is           lated as: one who has been sent).
my Father who glorifies me. And              Therefore, he went away and
you say about him that he is your            washed, and he returned, seeing.
God.                                          8 And so the bystanders and those
 55 And yet you have not known               who had seen him before, when he
him. But I know him. And if I were           was a beggar, said, “Is this not the
to say that I do not know him, then I        one who was sitting and begging?”
would be like you, a liar. But I             Some said, “This is he.”
know him, and I keep his word.                9 But others said, “Certainly not,
 56 Abraham, your father, rejoiced           but he is similar to him.” Yet truly,
that he might see my day; he saw it          he himself said, “I am he.”
and was glad.”                                10 Therefore, they said to him,
 57 And so the Jews said to him,             “How were your eyes opened?”
“You have not yet reached fifty               11 He responded: “That man who is
years, and you have seen Abraham?”           called Jesus made clay, and he
 58 Jesus said to them, “Amen,               anointed my eyes and said to me,
amen, I say to you, before Abraham           „Go to the pool of Siloam and
was made, I am.”                             wash.‟ And I went, and I washed,
 59 Therefore, they took up stones           and I see.”
to cast at him. But Jesus hid hi m-           12 And they said to him, “Where is
self, and he departed from the te m-         he?” He said, “I do not know.”
ple.                                          13 They brought the on e who had
                                             been blind to the Pharisees.
            CHAPTER 9                         14 Now it was the Sabbath, when
 1 And Jesus, while passing by, saw          Jesus made the clay and opened his
a man blind from birth.                      eyes.
 2 And his disciples asked him,               15 Therefore, again the Pharisees
“Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his          questioned him as to how he had



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seen. And he said to them, “He                 26 Then they said to him: “What
placed clay over my eyes, and I               did he do to you? How did he open
washed, and I see.”                           your eyes?”
 16 And so certain Pharisees said:             27 He answered them: “I have al-
“This man, who does not keep the              ready told you, and you heard it.
Sabbath, is not from God.” But ot h-          Why do you want to hear it again?
ers said, “How could a sinful man             Do you also want to become his di s-
accomplish these signs?” And there            ciples?”
was a schism among them.                       28 Therefore, they cursed him and
 17 Therefore, they spoke again to            said: “You be his disciple. But we
the blind man, “What do you say               are disciples of Moses.
about him who opened your eyes?”               29 We know that God spoke to
Then he said, “He is a Prophet.”              Moses. But this man, we do not
 18 Therefore, the Jews did not b e-          know where he is from.”
lieve, about him, that he had been             30 The man responded and said to
blind and had seen, until they called         them: “Now in this is a wonder: that
the parents of him who had seen.              you do not know where he is from,
 19 And they questioned them, sa y-           and yet he has opened my eyes.
ing: “Is this your son, whom you               31 And we know that God does not
say was born blind? Then how is it            hear sinners. But if anyone is a wo r-
that he now sees?”                            shipper of God and does his will,
 20 His parents responded to them             then he heeds him.
and said: “We know that this is our            32 From ancient times, it has not
son and that he was born blind.               been heard that anyone has opened
 21 But how it is that he now sees,           the eyes of someone born blind.
we do not know. And who opened                 33 Unless this man were of God, he
his eyes, we do not know. Ask him.            would not be able to do any such
He is old enough. Let him speak for           thing.”
himself.”                                      34 They responded and said to him,
 22 His parents said these things b e-        “You were born entirely in sins, and
cause they were afraid of the Jews.           you would teach us?” And they cast
For the Jews had already conspired,           him out.
so that if anyone were to confess              35 Jesus heard that they had cast
him to be the Christ, he would be             him out. And when he had found
expelled from the synagogue.                  him, he said to him, “Do you b e-
 23 It was for this reason that his           lieve in the Son of God?”
parents said: “He is old enough. Ask           36 He responded and said, “Who is
him.”                                         he, Lord, so that I may believe in
 24 Therefore, they again called the          him?”
man who had been blind, and they               37 And Jesus said to him, “You
said to him: “Give glory to God. We           have both seen him, and he is the
know that this man is a sinner.”              one who is speaking with you.”
 25 And so he said to t hem: “If he is         38 And he said, “I believe, Lord.”
a sinner, I do not know it. One thing         And falling prostrate, he worshipped
I do know, that although I was                him.
blind, now I see.”                             39 And Jesus said, “I came into this



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world in judgment, so that those             and destroy. I have come so that
who do not see, may see; and so that         they may have life, and have it more
those who see, may become blind.”            abundantly.
 40 And certain Pharisees, who were           11 I am the good Shepherd. The
with him, heard this, and they said          good Shepherd gives his life for his
to him, “Are we also blind?”                 sheep.
 41 Jesus said to them: “If you were          12 But the hired hand, and whoever
blind, you would not have sin. Yet           is not a shepherd, to whom the
now you say, „We see.‟ So your sin           sheep do not belong, he sees the
persists.”                                   wolf approaching, and he departs
                                             from the sheep and flees. And the
             CHAPTER 10                      wolf ravages and scatters the sheep.
 1 “Amen, amen, I say to you, he              13 And the hired hand flees, be-
who does not enter through the door          cause he is a hired hand and there is
into the fold of the sheep, but              no concern for the sheep within him.
climbs up by another way, he is a             14 I am the good Shepherd, and I
thief and a robber.                          know my own, and my own know
 2 But he who enters through the             me,
door is the shepherd of the sheep.            15 just as the Father knows me, and
 3 To him the doorkeeper opens, and          I know the Father. And I lay down
the sheep hear his voice, and he             my life for my sheep.
calls his own sheep by name, and he           16 And I have other sheep that are
leads them out.                              not of this fold, and I must lead
 4 And when he has sent out his              them. They shall hear my voice, and
sheep, he goes before them, and the          there shall be one sheepfold and one
sheep follow him, because they               shepherd.
know his voice.                               17 For this reason, the Father loves
 5 But they do not follow a stranger;        me: because I lay down my life, so
instead they flee from him, because          that I may take it up again.
they do not know the voice of stra n-         18 No one takes it away from me.
gers.”                                       Instead, I lay it down of my own a c-
 6 Jesus spoke this proverb to them.         cord. And I have the power to lay it
But they did not understand what he          down. And I have the power to take
was saying to them.                          it up again. This is the comman d-
 7 Therefore, Jesus spoke to them            ment that I have received from my
again: “Amen, amen, I say to you,            Father.”
that I am the door of the sheep.              19 A dissension occurred again
 8 All others, as many as have come,         among the Jews because of these
are thieves and robbers, and the             words.
sheep did not listen to them.                 20 Then many of them were sa ying:
 9 I am the door. If anyone has e n-         “He has a demon or he is insane.
tered through me, he will be saved.          Why do you listen him?”
And he shall go in and go out, and            21 Others were saying: “These are
he shall find pastures.                      not the words of someone who has a
 10 The thief does not come, except          demon. How would a demon be able
so that he may steal and slaughter           to open the eyes of the blind?”



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 22 Now it was the Feast of the D e-         phemed,‟ because I said, „I am the
dication at Jerusalem, and it was            Son of God?‟
winter.                                       37 If I do not do the works of my
 23 And Jesus was walking in the             Father, do not believe in me.
temple, in the portico of Solomon.            38 But if I do them, even if you are
 24 And so the Jews surrounded him           not willing to believe in me, b elieve
and said to him: “How long will you          the works, so that you may know
hold our souls in suspense? If you           and believe that the Father is in me,
are the Christ, tell us plainly.”            and I am in the Father.”
 25 Jesus answered them: “I speak             39 Therefore, they sought to appr e-
to you, and you do not believe. The          hend him, but he escaped from their
works that I do in the name of my            hands.
Father, these offer testimony about           40 And he went again across the
me.                                          Jordan, to that place where John
 26 But you do not believe, b ecause         first was baptizing. And he lodged
you are not of my sheep.                     there.
 27 My sheep hear my voice. And I             41 And many went out to him. And
know them, and they follow me.               they were saying: “Indeed, John ac-
 28 And I give them eternal life, and        complished no signs.
they shall not perish, for eternity.          42 But all things whatsoever that
And no one shall seize them from             John said about this man were true.”
my hand.                                     And many believed in him.
 29 What my Father gave to me is
greater than all, and no one is able                      CHAPTER 11
to seize from the hand of my Father.          1 Now there was a certain sick
 30 I and the Father are one.”               man, Lazarus of Bethania, from the
 31 Therefore, the Jews took up              town of Mary and her sister Martha.
stones, in order to stone him.                2 And Mary was the one who
 32 Jesus answered them: “I have             anointed the Lord with ointment and
shown you many good works from               wiped his feet with her hair; her
my Father. For which of those works          brother Lazarus was sick.
do you stone me?”                             3 Therefore, his sisters sent to him,
 33 The Jews answered him: “We do            saying: “Lord, behold, he whom you
not stone you for a good work, but           love is sick.”
for blasphemy and because, though             4 Then, upon hearing this, Jesus
you are a man, you make yourself             said to them: “This sickness is not
God.”                                        unto death, but for the glory of God,
 34 Jesus responded to them: “Is it          so that the Son of God may be glor i-
not written in your law, „I said: you        fied by it.”
are gods?‟                                    5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and her
 35 If he called those to whom the           sister Mary, and Lazarus.
word of God was given gods, and               6 Even so, after he heard that he
Scripture cannot be broken,                  was sick, he then still remained in
 36 why do you say, about him                the same place for two days.
whom the Father has sanctified and            7 Then, after these things, he said
sent into the world, „You have bla s-        to his disciples, “Let us go into J u-



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dea again.”                                  “Lord, if you had been here, my
 8 The disciples said to him: “Rabbi,        brother would not have died.
the Jews are even now see king to             22 But even now, I know that wh at-
stone you. And would you go there            ever you will request from God,
again?”                                      God will give to you.”
 9 Jesus responded: “Are there not            23 Jesus said to her, “Your brother
twelve hours in the day? If an yone          shall rise again.”
walks in the daylight, he does not            24 Martha said to him, “I know that
stumble, because he sees the light of        he shall rise again, at the resu rrec-
this world.                                  tion on the last day.”
 10 But if he walks in the nighttime,         25 Jesus said to her: “I am the R e-
he stumbles, because the light is not        surrection and the Life. Whoever
in him.”                                     believes in me, even though he has
 11 He said these things, and after          died, he shall live.
this, he said to them: “Lazarus o ur          26 And everyone who lives and b e-
friend is sleeping. But I am g oing,         lieves in me shall not die for ete rni-
so that I may awaken him from                ty. Do you believe this?”
sleep.”                                       27 She said to him: “Certainly,
 12 And so his disciples said, “Lord,        Lord. I have believed that you are
if he is sleeping, he shall be               the Christ, the Son of the living
healthy.”                                    God, who has come into this world.”
 13 But Jesus had spoken about his            28 And when she had said these
death. Yet they thought that he              things, she went and called her si s-
spoke about the repose of sleep.             ter Mary quietly, saying, “The
 14 Therefore, Jesus then said to            Teacher is here, and he is calling
them plainly, “Lazarus has died.             you.”
 15 And I am glad for your sake that          29 When she heard this, she rose up
I was not there, so that you may b e-        quickly and went to him.
lieve. But let us go to him.”                 30 For Jesus had not yet arrived in
 16 And then Thomas, who is called           the town. But he was still at that
the Twin, said to his fellow di s-           place where Martha had met him.
ciples, “Let us go, too, so that we           31 Therefore, the Jews who were
may die with him.”                           with her in the house and who were
 17 And so Jesus went. And he                consoling her, when they had seen
found that he had already been in            that Mary rose up quickly and went
the tomb for four days.                      out, they followed her, saying, “She
 18 (Now Bethania was near Jerus a-          is going to the tomb, so that she
lem, about fifteen stadia.)                  may weep there.”
 19 And many of the Jews had come             32 Therefore, when Mary had a r-
to Martha and Mary, so as to co n-           rived to where Jesus was, seeing
sole them over their brother.                him, she fell down at his feet, and
 20 Therefore, Martha, when she              she said to him. “Lord, if you had
heard that Jesus was arriving, went          been here, my brother would not
out to meet him. But Mary was si t-          have died.”
ting at home.                                 33 And then, when Jesus saw her
 21 And then Martha said to J esus:          weeping, and the Jews who had a r-



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rived with her weeping, he groaned             46 But certain ones among them
in spirit and became troubled.                went to the Pharisees and told them
 34 And he said, “Where have you              the things that Jesus had done.
laid him?” They said to him, “Lord,            47 And so, the high priests and the
come and see.”                                Pharisees gathered a council, and
 35 And Jesus wept.                           they were saying: “What can we do?
 36 Therefore, the Jews said, “See            For this man accomplishes many
how much he loved him!”                       signs.
 37 But some of them said, “Would              48 If we leave him alone, in this
not he who opened the eyes of one             way all will believe in him. And
born blind have been able to cause            then the Romans will come and take
this man not to die?”                         away our place and our nation.”
 38 Therefore, Jesus, again groa ning          49 Then one of them, named Cai a-
from within himself, went to the              phas, since he was the high priest
tomb. Now it was a cave, and a                that year, said to them: “You do not
stone had been placed over it.                understand anything.
 39 Jesus said, “Take away the                 50 Nor do you realize that it is ex-
stone.” Martha, the sister of him             pedient for you that one man shoul d
who had died, said to him, “Lord,             die for the people, and that the e n-
by now it will smell, for this is the         tire nation should not perish.”
fourth day.”                                   51 Yet he did not say this from
 40 Jesus said to her, “Did I not say         himself, but since he was the high
to you that if you believe, you shall         priest that year, he prophesied that
see the glory of God?”                        Jesus would die for the nation.
 41 Therefore, they took away the              52 And not only for the nation, but
stone. Then, lifting up his eyes, J e-        in order to gather together as one
sus said: “Father, I give thanks to           the children of God who have been
you because you have heard me.                dispersed.
 42 And I know that you always hear            53 Therefore, from that day, they
me, but I have said this for the sake         planned to put him to death.
of the people who are standing                 54 And so, Jesus no longer walked
nearby, so that they may believe that         in public with the Jews. But he went
you have sent me.”                            into a region near the desert, to a
 43 When he had said these things,            city which is called Ephraim. And
he cried in a loud voice, “Lazarus,           he lodged there with his disciples.
come out.”                                     55 Now the Passover of the Jews
 44 And immediately, he who had               was near. And many from the cou n-
been dead went forth, bound at the            tryside ascended to Jerusalem b e-
feet and hands with winding bands.            fore the Passover, so that they might
And his face was bound with a sepa-           sanctify themselves.
rate cloth. Jesus said to them, “R e-          56 Therefore, they were seeking J e-
lease him and let him go.”                    sus. And they conferred with one
 45 Therefore, many of the Jews,              another, while standing in the tem-
who had come to Mary and Martha,              ple: “What do you think? Will he
and who had seen the things that J e-         come to the feast day?”
sus did, believed in him.                      57 And the high priests and Phari-



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sees had given an order, so that if          so.
anyone would know where he may                11 For many of the Jews, because
be, he should reveal it, so that they        of him, were going away and were
might apprehend him.                         believing in Jesus.
                                              12 Then, on the next day, the great
            CHAPTER 12                       crowd that had come to the feast
 1 Then six days before the Pas sov-         day, when they had heard that Jesus
er, Jesus went to Bethania, where            was coming to Jerusalem,
Lazarus had died, whom Jesus                  13 took branches of palm trees, and
raised up.                                   they went ahead to meet him. And
 2 And they made a dinner for him            they were crying out: “Hosanna!
there. And Martha was ministe ring.          Blessed is he who arrives in the
And truly, Lazarus was one of those          name of the Lord, the king of
who were sitting at tabl e with him.         Israel!”
 3 And then Mary took twelve                  14 And Jesus found a small donkey,
ounces of pure spikenard ointment,           and he sat upon it, just as it is wri t-
very precious, and she anointed the          ten:
feet of Jesus, and she wiped his feet         15 “Do not be afraid, daughter of
with her hair. And the house was             Zion. Behold, your king arrives, si t-
filled with the fragrance of the             ting on the colt of a donkey.”
ointment.                                     16 At first, his disciples did not
 4 Then one of his disciples, J udas         realize these things. But when Jesus
Iscariot, who was soon to betray             was glorified, then they remembered
him, said,                                   that these things were written about
 5 “Why was this ointment not sold           him, and that these things happened
for three hundred denarii and given          to him.
to the needy?”                                17 And so the crowd that had been
 6 Now he said this, not out of co n-        with him, when he called Laz arus
cern for the needy, but because he           from the tomb and raised him from
was a thief and, since he held the           the dead, offered testimony.
purse, he used to carry what was put          18 Because of this, too, the crowd
into it.                                     went out to meet him. For they
 7 But Jesus said: “Permit her, so           heard that he had accomplished this
that she may keep it against the day         sign.
of my burial.                                 19 Therefore, the Pharisees said
 8 For the poor, you have with you           among themselves: “Do you see that
always. But me, you do always not            we are accomplishing nothing? Be-
have.”                                       hold, the entire world has gone after
 9 Now a great multitude of the              him.”
Jews knew that he was in that place,          20 Now there were certain Gentiles
and so they came, not so much b e-           among those who went up so that
cause of Jesus, but so that they             they might worship on the feast day.
might see Lazarus, whom he had                21 Therefore, these approached
raised from the dead.                        Philip, who was from Bethsaida of
 10 And the leaders of the priests           Galilee, and they petitioned him,
planned to put Lazarus to death a l-         saying: “Sir, we want to see Jesus.”



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 22 Philip went and told Andrew.              be lifted up?‟ Who is this Son of
Next, Andrew and Philip told Jesus.           man?”
 23 But Jesus answered them by                 35 Therefore, Jesus said to them:
saying: “The hour arrives when the            “For a brief time, the Light is
Son of man shall be glorified.                among you. Walk while you have
 24 Amen, amen, I say to you, u n-            the Light, so that the darkness may
less the grain of wheat falls to the          not overtake you. But whoever
ground and dies,                              walks in darkness does not know
 25 it remains alone. But if it dies,         where is he going.
it yields much fruit. Whoever loves            36 While you have the Light, b e-
his life, will lose it. And wh oever          lieve in the Light, so that you may
hates his life in this world, pr e-           be sons of the Light.” Jesus spoke
serves it unto eternal life.                  these things, and then he went away
 26 If anyone serves me, let him fo l-        and hid himself from them.
low me. And where I am, there too              37 And although he had done such
my minister shall be. If anyone has           great signs in their presence, they
served me, my Father will honor               did not believe in him,
him.                                           38 so that the word of the prophet
 27 Now my soul is troubled. And              Isaiah might be fulfilled, which
what should I say? Father, save me            says: “Lord, who has believed in our
from this hour? But it is for this            hearing? And to whom has the arm
reason that I came to this hour.              of the Lord been revealed?”
 28 Father, glorify your name!” And            39 Because of this, they were not
then a voice came from heaven, “I             able to believe, for Isaiah said
have glorified it, and I will glorify         again:
it again.”                                     40 “He has blinded their eyes, and
 29 Therefore, the crowd, which was           hardened their heart, so that they
standing near and had heard it, said          may not see with their eyes, and un-
that it was like thunder. Others were         derstand with their heart, and be
saying, “An Angel was speaking                converted: and then I would heal
with him.”                                    them.”
 30 Jesus responded and said: “This            41 These things Isaiah said, when
voice came, not for my sake, but for          he saw his glory and was speaking
your sakes.                                   about him.
 31 Now is the judgment of the                 42 Yet truly, many of the leaders
world. Now will the prince of this            also believed in him. But because of
world be cast out.                            the Pharisees, they did n ot confess
 32 And when I have been lifted up            him, so that they would not be cast
from the earth, I will draw all things        out of the synagogue.
to myself.”                                    43 For they loved the glory of men
 33 (Now he said this, signif ying            more than the glory of God.
what kind of death he would die.)              44 But Jesus cried out and said:
 34 The crowd answered him: “We               “Whoever believes in me, does not
have heard, from the law, that the            believe in me, but in him who sent
Christ remains forever. And so how            me.
can you say, „The Son of man must              45 And whoever sees me, sees him



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who sent me.                                 bowl, and he began to wash the feet
 46 I have arrived as a light to the         of the disciples and to wipe them
world, so that all who believe in me         with the towel with which he was
might not remain in darkness.                wrapped.
 47 And if anyone has heard my                6 And then he came to Simon Peter.
words and not kept them, I do not            And Peter said to him, “Lo rd, would
judge him. For I did not come so             you wash my feet?”
that I may judge the world, but so            7 Jesus responded and said to him:
that I may save the world.                   “What I am doing, you do not now
 48 Whoever despises me and does             understand. But you shall unde r-
not accept my words has one who              stand it afterward.”
judges him. The word that I have              8 Peter said to him, “You shall nev-
spoken, the same shall judge him on          er wash my feet!” Jesus answered
the last day.                                him, “If I do not wash you, you will
 49 For I am not speaking from m y-          have no place with me.”
self, but from the Father who sent            9 Simon Peter said to him, “Then
me. He gave a commandment to me              Lord, not only my feet, but also my
as to what I should say and how I            hands and my head!”
should speak.                                 10 Jesus said to him: “He who is
 50 And I know that his command-             washed need only wash his feet, and
ment is eternal life. Therefore, the         then he will be entirely clean. And
things that I speak, just as the F a-        you are clean, but not all.”
ther has said to me, so also do I             11 For he knew which one would
speak.”                                      betray him. For this reason, he said,
                                             “You are not all clean.”
             CHAPTER 13                       12 And so, after he washed their
 1 Before the feast day of the Pas-          feet and received his vestments,
sover, Jesus knew that the hour was          when he had sat down at table
approaching when he would pass               again, he said to them: “Do you
from this world to the Father. And           know what I have done for you?
since he had always loved his own             13 You call me Teacher and Lord,
who were in the world, he loved              and you speak well: for so I am.
them unto the end.                            14 Therefore, if I, your Lord and
 2 And when the meal had taken               Teacher, have washed your feet, you
place, when the devil had now put it         also ought to wash the feet of one
into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the        another.
son of Simon, to betray him,                  15 For I have given you an exam-
 3 knowing that the Father had gi v-         ple, so that just as I have done for
en all things into his hands and that        you, so also should yo u do.
he came from God and was going to             16 Amen, amen, I say to you, the
God,                                         servant is not greater than his Lord,
 4 he rose up from the meal, and he          and the apostle is not greater than
set aside his vestments, and when he         he who sent him.
had received a towel, he wrapped it           17 If you understand this, you shall
around himself.                              be blessed if you will do it.
 5 Next he put water into a shallow           18 I am not speaking about all of



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you. I know those whom I have cho-             which are needed by us for the feast
sen. But this is so that the Scri pture        day,” or that he might give som e-
may be fulfilled, „He who eats bread           thing to the needy.
with me shall lift up his heel against          30 Therefore, having accepted the
me.‟                                           morsel, he went out immediately.
 19 And I tell you this now, b efore it        And it was night.
happens, so that when it has hap-               31 Then, when he had gone out, J e-
pened, you may believe that I am.              sus said: “Now the Son of man has
 20 Amen, amen, I say to you,                  been glorified, and God has been
whoever receives anyone whom I                 glorified in him.
send, receives me. And whoever                  32 If God has been glorified in
receives me, receives him who sent             him, then God will also glorify him
me.”                                           in himself, and he will glorify him
 21 When Jesus had said these                  without delay.
things, he was troubled in spirit.              33 Little sons, for a brief while, I
And he bore witness by saying:                 am with you. You shall seek me, and
“Amen, amen, I say to you, that one            just as I said to the Jews, „Where I
among you shall betray me.”                    am going, you are not able to go,‟ so
 22 Therefore, the disciples looked            also I say to you now.
around at one another, unce rtain               34 I give you a new comman dment:
about whom he spoke.                           Love one another. Just as I have
 23 And leaning against the bosom              loved you, so also must you love
of Jesus was one of his disc iples,            one another.
the one whom Jesus loved.                       35 By this, all shall recognize that
 24 Therefore, Simon Peter m o-                you are my disciples: if you will
tioned to this one and said to him,            have love for one another.”
“Who is it that he is speaking                  36 Simon Peter said to him, “Lord,
about?”                                        where are you going?” Jesus r e-
 25 And so, leaning against the                sponded: “Where I am going, you
chest of Jesus, he said to him,                are not able to follow me now. But
“Lord, who is it?”                             you shall follow afterward.”
 26 Jesus responded, “It is he to               37 Peter said to him: “Why am I
whom I shall extend the dipped                 unable to follow you now? I will lay
bread.” And when he had dipped the             down my life for you!”
bread, he gave it to Judas Iscariot ,           38 Jesus answered him: “You will
son of Simon.                                  lay down your life for me? Amen,
 27 And after the morsel, Satan e n-           amen, I say to you, the rooster will
tered into him. And Jesus said to              not crow, until you deny me three
him, “What you are going to do, do             times.”
quickly.”
 28 Now none of those sitting at t a-                      CHAPTER 14
ble knew why he had said this to                1 “Do not let your heart be
him.                                           troubled. You believe in God. B e-
 29 For some were thinking that, b e-          lieve in me also.
cause Judas held the p urse, that Je-           2 In my Father ‟s house, there are
sus had told him, “Buy those things            many dwelling places. If there were



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not, I would have told you. For I go           in my name, that I will do.
to prepare a place for you.                     15 If you love me, keep my co m-
 3 And if I go and prepare a place             mandments.
for you, I will return again, and the n         16 And I will ask the Father, and he
I will take you to myself, so that             will give another Advocate to you,
where I am, you also may be.                   so that he may abide with you for
 4 And you know where I am going.              eternity:
And you know the way.”                          17 the Spirit of Truth, whom the
 5 Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do            world is not able to accept, because
not know where you are going, so               it neither perceives him nor knows
how can we know the way?”                      him. But you shall know him. For he
 6 Jesus said to him: “I am the Way,           will remain with you, and he will be
and the Truth, and the Life. No one            in you.
comes to the Father, except through             18 I will not leave you orphans. I
me.                                            will return to you.
 7 If you had known me, certainly               19 Yet a little while and the world
you would also have known my F a-              will not see me any longer. But you
ther. And from now on, you shall               will see me. For I live, and you
know him, and you have seen him.”              shall live.
 8 Philip said to him, “Lord, r eveal           20 In that day, you shall know that
the Father to us, and it is enough for         I am in my Father, and you are in
us.”                                           me, and I am in you.
 9 Jesus said to him: “Have I been              21 Whoever holds to my co m-
with you for so long, and you have             mandments and keeps them: it is he
not known me? Philip, whoever sees             who loves me. And whoever loves
me, also sees the Father. How can              me shall be loved by my Father. And
you say, „Reveal the Father to us?‟            I will love him, and I will manifest
 10 Do you not believe that I am in            myself to him.”
the Father and the Father is in me?             22 Judas, not the Iscariot, said to
The words that I am speaking to                him: “Lord, how does it happen that
you, I do not speak from myself.               you will manifest yourself to us and
But the Father abiding in me, he               not to the world?”
does these works.                               23 Jesus responded and said to him:
 11 Do you not believe that I am in            “If anyone loves me, he shall keep
the Father and the Father is in me?            my word. And my Father will love
 12 Or else, believe because of these          him, and we will come to him, and
same works. Amen, amen, I say to               we will make our dwelling place
you, whoever believes in me shall              with him.
also do the works that I do. And                24 Whoever does not love me, does
greater things than these shall he             not keep not my words. And the
do, for I go to the Father.                    word that you have heard is not of
 13 And whatever you shall ask the             me, but it is of the Father who sent
Father in my name, that I will do, so          me.
that the Father may be glorified in             25 These things I have spoken to
the Son.                                       you, while abiding with you.
 14 If you shall ask anything of me             26 But the Advocate, the Holy Sp i-



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rit, whom the Father will send in my          without me, you are able to do not h-
name, will teach you all things and           ing.
will suggest to you everything wha t-          6 If anyone does not abide in me,
soever that I have said t o you.              he will be cast away, like a branch,
 27 Peace I leave for you; my Peace           and he will wither, and they will
I give to you. Not in the way that            gather him and cast him into the
the world gives, do I give to you.            fire, and he burns.
Do not let your heart be troubled,             7 If you abide in me, and my words
and let it not fear.                          abide in you, then you may ask for
 28 You have heard that I said to             whatever you will, and it shall be
you: I am going away, and I am r e-           done for you.
turning to you. If you loved me, cer-          8 In this, my Father is glorified:
tainly you would be gladdened, b e-           that you should bring forth very
cause I am going to the Father. For           much fruit and become my disciples.
the Father is greater than I.                  9 As the Father has loved me, so I
 29 And now I have told you this,             have loved you. Abide in my love.
before it happens, so that, when it            10 If you keep my precepts, you
will happen, you may believe.                 shall abide in my love, just as I also
 30 I will not now speak at length            have kept my Father ‟s precepts and
with you. For the prince of this              I abide in his love.
world is coming, but he does not               11 These things I have spoken to
have anything in me.                          you, so that my joy may be in you,
 31 Yet this is so that the world may         and your joy may be fulfilled.
know that I love the Father, and that          12 This is my precept: that you
I am acting according to the co m-            love one another, just as I have
mandment that the Father has given            loved you.
to me. Rise up, let us go from here.”          13 No one has a greater love than
                                              this: that he lay down his life for his
             CHAPTER 15                       friends.
 1 “I am the true vine, and my F a-            14 You are my friends, if you do
ther is the vinedresser.                      what I instruct you.
 2 Every branch in me that does not            15 I will no longer call you se r-
bear fruit, he will take away. And            vants, for the servant does not know
each one that does bear fruit, he will        what his Lord is doing. But I have
cleanse, so that it may bring forth           called you friends, because ever y-
more fruit.                                   thing whatsoever that I have heard
 3 You are clean now, because of the          from my Father, I have made known
word that I have spoken to you.               to you.
 4 Abide in me, and I in you. Just as          16 You have not chosen me, but I
the branch is not able to bear fruit          have chosen you. And I have ap-
of itself, unless it abides in the            pointed you, so that you may go
vine, so also are you unable, unless          forth and bear fruit, and so that your
you abide in me.                              fruit may last. Then whatever you
 5 I am the vine; you are the                 have asked of the Father in my
branches. Whoever abides in me,               name, he shall give to you.
and I in him, bears much fruit. For            17 This I command you: that you



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love one another.                             2 They will put you out of t he syn-
 18 If the world hates you, know             agogues. But the hour is coming
that it has hated me before you.             when everyone who puts you to
 19 If you had been of the world,            death will consider that he is offe r-
the world would love what is its             ing an excellent service to God.
own. Yet truly, you are not of the            3 And they will do these things to
world, but I have chosen you out of          you because they have not known
the world; because of this, the world        the Father, nor me.
hates you.                                    4 But these things I have spoken to
 20 Remember my saying that I told           you, so that, when the hour for these
you: The servant is not greater than         things will have arrived, you may
his Lord. If they have pers ecuted           remember that I told you.
me, they will persecute you also. If          5 But I did not tell you these things
they have kept my word, they will            from the beginning, because I was
keep yours also.                             with you. And now I am going to
 21 But all these things they will do        him who sent me. And no one
to you because of my name, for they          among you has asked me , „Where
do not know him who sent me.                 are you going?‟
 22 If I had not come and had not             6 But because I have spoken these
spoken to them, they would not have          things to you, sorrow has filled your
sin. But now they have no excuse             heart.
for their sin.                                7 But I tell you the truth: it is e x-
 23 Whoever hates me, hates my F a-          pedient for you that I am going. For
ther also.                                   if I do not go, the Advocate will not
 24 If I had not accomplished among          come to you. But when I will have
them works that no other pe rson has         gone away, I will send him to you.
accomplished, they would not have             8 And when he has arrived, he will
sin. But now they have both se en            argue against the world, about sin
me, and they have hated me and my            and about justice and about jud g-
Father.                                      ment:
 25 But this is so that the word may          9 about sin, indeed, because they
be fulfilled which was written in            have not believed in me;
their law: „For they hated me wit h-          10 about justice, truly, because I
out cause.‟                                  am going to the Father, and you will
 26 But when the Advocate has a r-           not see me any longer;
rived, whom I will send to you from           11 about judgment, then, because
the Father, the Spirit of tr uth who         the prince of this world has already
proceeds from the Father, he will            been judged.
offer testimony about me.                     12 I still have many things to say
 27 And you shall offer testimony,           to you, but you are not able to bear
because you are with me from the             them now.
beginning.”                                   13 But when the Spirit of truth has
                                             arrived, he will teach the whole
            CHAPTER 16                       truth to you. For he will not be
 1 “These things I have spoken to            speaking from himself. Instead,
you, so that you would not stumble.          whatever he will hear, he will speak.



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And he will announce to you the               again, and your heart shall rejoice.
things that are to come.                      And no one will take away your joy
 14 He shall glorify me. For he will          from you.
receive from what is mine, and he              23 And, in that day, you will not
will announce it to you.                      petition me for anything. Amen,
 15 All things whatsoever that the            amen, I say to you, if you ask the
Father has are mine. For this re ason,        Father for anything in my name, h e
I said that he will receive from what         will give it to you.
is mine and that he will a nnounce it          24 Until now, you have not r e-
to you.                                       quested anything in my name. Ask,
 16 A little while, and then you will         and you shall receive, so that your
not see me. And again a little while,         joy may be full.
and you will see me. For I am going            25 I have spoken these things to
to the Father.”                               you in proverbs. The hour is coming
 17 Then some of his disciples said           when I will no longer speak to you
to one another: “What is this, that           in proverbs; instead, I will announce
he is saying to us: „A little while,          to you plainly from the Father.
and you will not see me,‟ and                  26 In that day, you shall ask in my
„Again a little while, and you will           name, and I do not say to you that I
see me,‟ and, „For I am going to the          will ask the Father for you.
Father?‟ ”                                     27 For the Father himself loves
 18 And they said: “What is this,             you, because you have loved me,
that he is saying, „A little while?‟          and because you have believed that
We do not understand what he is               I went forth from God.
saying.”                                       28 I went forth from the Father,
 19 But Jesus realized that they              and I have come into the world.
wanted to question him, and so he             Next I am leaving the world, and I
said to them: “Are you inquiring              am going to the Father.”
among yourselves about this, that I            29 His disciples said to him: “B e-
said: „A little while, and you will           hold, now you are speaking plainly
not see me, and again a little while,         and not reciting a proverb.
and you will see me?‟                          30 Now we know that you know all
 20 Amen, amen, I say to you, that            things, and that you have no need
you shall mourn and weep, but the             for anyone to question you. By this,
world will rejoice. And you shall be          we believe that you went forth from
greatly saddened, yet your sorrow             God.”
shall be turned into joy.                      31 Jesus answered them: “Do you
 21 A woman, when she is giving               believe now?
birth, has sorrow, because her hour            32 Behold, the hour is coming, and
has arrived. But when she has given           it has now arrived, when you will be
birth to the child, then she no longer        scattered, each one on his own, and
remembers the difficulties, because           you will leave me behind, alone.
of the joy: for a man has been born           And yet I am not alone, for the F a-
into the world.                               ther is with me.
 22 Therefore, you also, inde ed,              33 These things I have spoken to
have sorrow now. But I will see you           you, so that you may have peace in



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me. In the world, you will have di f-         world, these are in the world, and I
ficulties. But have confidence: I             am coming to you. Father most holy,
have overcome the world.”                     preserve them in your name, those
                                              whom you have given to me, so that
             CHAPTER 17                       they may be one, even as we are
 1 Jesus said these things, and then,         one.
lifting up his eyes toward heaven,             12 While I was with them, I pr e-
he said: “Father, the hour has a r-           served them in your name. I have
rived: glorify your Son, so that your         guarded those whom you have given
Son may glorify you,                          to me, and not one of them is lost,
 2 just as you have given authority           except the son of perdition, so that
over all flesh to him , so that he may        the Scripture may be fulfilled.
give eternal life to all those whom            13 And now I am coming to you.
you have given to him.                        But I am speaking these things in
 3 And this is eternal life: that they        the world, so that they may have the
may know you, the only true God,              fullness of my joy within them-
and Jesus Christ, whom you have               selves.
sent.                                          14 I have given them your word,
 4 I have glorified you on earth. I           and the world has hated them. For
have completed the work that you              they are not of the world, just as I,
gave me to accomplish.                        too, am not of the world.
 5 And now Father, glorify me wit h-           15 I am not praying that you would
in yourself, with the glory that I had        take them out of the world, but that
with you before the world ever was.           you would preserve them from evil.
 6 I have manifested your name to              16 They are not of the world, just
the men whom you have given to me             as I also am not of the world.
from the world. They were yours,               17 Sanctify them in truth. Your
and you gave them to me. And they             word is truth.
have kept your word.                           18 Just as you have sent me into
 7 Now they realize that all the              the world, I also have sent them into
things that you have given me are             the world.
from you.                                      19 And it is for them that I sanctify
 8 For I have given them the words            myself, so that they, too, may be
that you gave to me. And they have            sanctified in truth.
accepted these words, and they have            20 But I am not praying for them
truly understood that I went forth            only, but also for those who through
from you, and they have believed              their word shall believe in me.
that you sent me.                              21 So may they all be one. Just as
 9 I pray for them. I do not pray for         you, Father, are in me, and I am in
the world, but for those whom you             you, so also may they be one in us:
have given to me. For they are                so that the world may believe that
yours.                                        you have sent me.
 10 And all that is mine is yours,             22 And the glory that you have gi v-
and all that is yours is mine, and I          en to me, I have given to them, so
am glorified in this.                         that they may be one, just as we a l-
 11 And though I am not in the                so are one.



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 23 I am in them, and you are in me.         am he,” they moved back and fell to
So may they be perfected as one.             the ground.
And may the world know that you               7 Then again he questioned them:
have sent me and that you have               “Who are you seeking?” And they
loved them, just as you have also            said, “Jesus the Nazarene.”
loved me.                                     8 Jesus responded: “I told you that
 24 Father, I will that where I am,          I am he. Therefore, if you are see k-
those whom you have given to me              ing me, permit these others to go
may also be with me, so that they            away.”
may see my glory which you have               9 This was so that the word might
given to me. For you loved me b e-           be fulfilled, which he said, “Of
fore the founding of the world.              those whom you have given to me, I
 25 Father most just, the world has          have not lost any of them.”
not known you. But I have known               10 Then Simon Peter, having a
you. And these have known that you           sword, drew it, and he struck the
sent me.                                     servant of the high priest, and he
 26 And I have made known your               cut off his right ear. Now the nam e
name to them, and I will make it             of the servant was Malchus.
known, so that the love in which              11 Therefore, Jesus said to Peter:
you have loved me may be in t hem,           “Set your sword into the scabbard.
and so that I may be in them.”               Should I not drink the chalice which
                                             my father has given to me?”
            CHAPTER 18                        12 Then the cohort, and the tribune,
 1 When Jesus had said these things,         and the attendants of the Jews a p-
he departed with his disciples across        prehended Jesus and bound him.
the Torrent of Kidron, where there            13 And they led him away, first to
was a garden, into which he e ntered         Annas, for he was the father-in-law
with his disciples.                          of Caiaphas, who was the high
 2 But Judas, who betrayed him, a l-         priest that year.
so knew the place, for Jesus had              14 Now Caiaphas was the one who
frequently met with his disciples            had given counsel to the Jews that it
there.                                       was expedient for one man to die for
 3 Then Judas, when he had r eceived         the people.
a cohort from both the high priests           15 And Simon Peter was follo wing
and the attendants of the Pharisees,         Jesus with another disciple. And
approached the place with lanterns           that disciple was known to the high
and torches and weapons.                     priest, and so he entered with Jesus
 4 And so Jesus, knowing all that            into the court of the high priest.
was about to happen to him, ad-               16 But Peter was standing ou tside
vanced and said to them, “Who are            at the entrance. Therefore, the other
you seeking?”                                disciple, who was known to the high
 5 They answered him, “Jesus the             priest, went out and spoke to the
Nazarene.” Jesus said to them, “I            woman who was the doorkeeper, and
am he.” Now Judas, who betrayed              he led in Peter.
him, was also standing with them.             17 Therefore, the woman servant
 6 Then, when he said to them, “I            keeping the door said to Peter, “Are



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you not also among the disciples of          phas into the praetorium. Now it
this man?” He said, “I am not.”              was morning, and so they did not
 18 Now the servants and attendants          enter into the praetorium, so that
were standing before burning coals,          they would not be defiled, but might
for it was cold, and they were               eat the Passover.
warming themselves. And Peter was             29 Therefore, Pilate went outside to
standing with them also, warming             them, and he said, “What a ccusation
himself.                                     are you bringing against this man?”
 19 Then the high priest questioned           30 They responded and said to him,
Jesus about his disciples and about          “If he were not an evil -doer, we
his doctrine.                                would not have handed him over
 20 Jesus responded to him: “I have          you.”
spoken openly to the world. I have            31 Therefore, Pilate said to them,
always taught in the synagogue and           “Take him yourselves and judge him
in the temple, where all the Jews            according to your own law.” Then
meet. And I have said nothing in s e-        the Jews said to him, “It is not law-
cret.                                        ful for us to execute an yone.”
 21 Why do you question me? Ques-             32 This was so that the word of J e-
tion those who heard what I said to          sus would be fulfilled, which he
them. Behold, they know these                spoke signifying what kind of death
things that I have said.”                    he would die.
 22 Then, when he had said this, one          33 Then Pilate entered the praet o-
the attendants standing nearby               rium again, and he called Jesus and
struck Jesus, saying: “Is this the           said to him, “You are the king of the
way you answer the high priest?”             Jews?”
 23 Jesus answered him: “If I have            34 Jesus responded, “Are you sa y-
spoken wrongly, offer testimony              ing this of yourself, or have others
about the wrong. But if I have spo-          spoken to you about me?”
ken correctly, then why do you                35 Pilate responded: “Am I a Jew?
strike me?”                                  Your own nation and the high
 24 And Annas sent him bound to              priests have handed you over to me.
Caiaphas, the high priest.                   What have you done?”
 25 Now Simon Peter was stan ding             36 Jesus responded: “My kin gdom
and warming himself. Then they               is not of this world. If my kin gdom
said to him, “Are you not also one           were of this world, my ministers
of his disciples?” He denied it and          would certainly strive so that I
said, “I am not.”                            would not be handed over to the
 26 One of the servants of the high          Jews. But my kingdom is not now
priest (a relative of him whose ear          from here.”
Peter had cut off) said to him, “Did          37 And so Pilate said to him, “You
I not see you in the garden with             are a king, then?” Jesus answered,
him?”                                        “You are saying that I am a king.
 27 Therefore, again, Peter d enied          For this I was born, and for this I
it. And immediately the rooster              came into the world: so that I may
crowed.                                      offer testimony to the truth. Ever y-
 28 Then they led Jesus from Caia-           one who is of the truth hears my



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voice.”                                      made himself the Son of God.”
                                              8 Therefore, when Pilate had heard
 38 Pilate said to him, “What is             this word, he was more f earful.
truth?” And when he had said this,            9 And he entered into the praet o-
he went out again to the Jews, and           rium again. And he said to Jesus.
he said to them, “I find no case             “Where are you from?” But Jesus
against him.                                 gave him no response.
 39 But you have a custom, that I             10 Therefore, Pilate said to him:
should release someone to you at             “Will you not speak to me? Do you
the Passover. Therefore, do you              not know that I have authority to
want me to release to you the king           crucify you, and I have authority to
of the Jews?”                                release you?”
 40 Then they all cried out repeated-         11 Jesus responded, “You would
ly, saying: “Not this one, but Barab-        not have any authority over me, u n-
bas.” Now Barabbas was a ro bber.            less it were given to you from
                                             above. For this reason, he who has
            CHAPTER 19                       handed me over to you has the
 1 Therefore, Pilate then took Jesus         greater sin.”
into custody and scourged him.                12 And from then on, Pilate was
 2 And the soldiers, plaiting a crown        seeking to release him. But the Jews
of thorns, imposed it on his head.           were crying out, saying: “If you r e-
And they put a purple garment                lease this man, you are no friend of
around him.                                  Caesar. For anyone who makes hi m-
 3 And they were approaching him             self a king contradicts Caesar.”
and saying, “Hail, king of the                13 Now when Pilate had heard
Jews!” And they struck him repeat-           these words, he brought Jesus ou t-
edly.                                        side, and he sat down in the seat of
 4 Then Pilate went outside again,           judgment, in a place which is called
and he said to them: “Behold, I am           the Pavement, but in Hebrew, it is
bringing him out to you, so that you         called the Elevation.
may realize that I find no case               14 Now it was the preparation day
against him.”                                of the Passover, about the sixth
 5 (Then Jesus went out, bearing the         hour. And he said to the Jews, “B e-
crown of thorns and the purple ga r-         hold your king.”
ment.) And he said to them, “B ehold          15 But they were crying out: “Take
the man.”                                    him away! Take him away! Crucify
 6 Therefore, when the high priests          him!” Pilate said to them, “Shall I
and the attendants had seen him,             crucify your king?” The high priests
they cried out, saying: “Crucify             responded, “We have no king except
him! Crucify him!” Pilate said to            Caesar.”
them: “Take him yourselves and                16 Therefore, he then handed him
crucify him. For I find no case              over to them to be crucified. And
against him.”                                they took Jesus and led him away.
 7 The Jews answered him, “We                 17 And carrying his own cross, he
have a law, and according to the             went forth to the place which is
law, he ought to die, for he has             called Calvary, but in Hebrew it is



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called the Place of the Skull.                 as his own.
 18 There they crucified him, and               28 After this, Jesus knew that all
with him two others, one on each               had been accomplished, so in order
side, with Jesus in the middle.                that the Scripture might be co m-
 19 Then Pilate also wrote a title,            pleted, he said, “I thirst.”
and he set it above the cross. And it           29 And there was a container
was written: JESUS THE NAZA-                   placed there, full of vinegar. Then,
RENE, KING OF THE JEWS.                        placing a sponge full of vinegar
 20 Therefore, many of the Jews                around hyssop, they brought it to
read this title, for the place where           his mouth.
Jesus was crucified was close to the            30 Then Jesus, when he had re-
city. And it was written in Hebrew,            ceived the vinegar, said: “It is co n-
in Greek, and in Latin.                        summated.” And bowing down his
 21 Then the high priests of the               head, he surrendered his spirit.
Jews said to Pilate: Do not write,              31 Then the Jews, because it was
„King of the Jews,‟ but that he said,          the preparation day, so that the bo-
„I am King of the Jews.‟                       dies would not remain upon the
 22 Pilate responded, “What I have             cross on the Sabbath (for that Sa b-
written, I have written.”                      bath was a great day), they pet i-
 23 Then the soldiers, when they               tioned Pilate in order that their legs
had crucified him, took his ga r-              might be broken, and they might be
ments, and they made four parts,               taken away.
one part to each soldier, and the
tunic. But the tunic was seamless,              32 Therefore, the soldiers a p-
woven from above throughout the                proached, and, indeed, they brok e
whole.                                         the legs of the first one, and of the
 24 Then they said to one another,             other who was crucified with him.
“Let us not cut it, but instead let us          33 But after they had approached
cast lots over it, to see whose it will        Jesus, when they saw that he was
be.” This was so that the Scripture            already dead, they did not break his
would be fulfilled, saying: “They              legs.
have distributed my garments among              34 Instead, one of the soldiers
themselves, and for my vesture they            opened his side with a lance, and
have cast lots.” And indeed, the so l-         immediately there went out blood
diers did these things.                        and water.
 25 And standing beside the cross of            35 And he who saw this has o ffered
Jesus were his mother, and his                 testimony, and his testimony is true.
mother ‟s sister, and Mary of Cleo-            And he knows that he speaks the
phas, and Mary Magdalene.                      truth, so that you also may b elieve.
 26 Therefore, when Jesus had seen              36 For these things happened so
his mother and the disciple whom he            that the Scripture would be fu l-
loved standing near, he said to his            filled: “You shall not break a bone
mother, “Woman, behold your son.”              of him.”
 27 Next, he said to the disciple,              37 And again, another Scripture
“Behold your mother.” And from                 says: “They shall look upon him,
that hour, the disciple accepted her           whom they have pierced.”



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 38 Then, after these things, J oseph        the tomb first.
from Arimathea, (because he was a             5 And when he bowed down, he
disciple of Jesus, but a secret one          saw the linen cloths lying there, but
for fear of the Jews) petitio ned Pi-        he did not yet enter.
late so that he might take away the           6 Then Simon Peter arrived, fol-
body of Jesus. And Pilate gave pe r-         lowing him, and he entered the
mission. Therefore, he went and              tomb, and he saw the linen cloths
took away the body of Jesus.                 lying there,
 39 Now Nicodemus also arrived,               7 and the separate cloth which had
(who had gone to Jesus at first by           been over his head, not placed with
night) bringing a mixture of myrrh           the linen cloths, but in a separate
and aloe, weighing about seventy             place, wrapped up by itself.
pounds.                                       8 Then the other disciple, who had
 40 Therefore, they took the body of         arrived first at the tomb, also e n-
Jesus, and they bound it with linen          tered. And he saw and believed.
cloths and the aromatic spices, just          9 For as yet they did not unde r-
as it is the manner of the Jews to           stand the Scripture, that it was n e-
bury.                                        cessary for him to rise again from
 41 Now in the place where he was            the dead.
crucified there was a garden, and in          10 Then the disciples went away
the garden there was a new tomb, in          again, each by himself.
which no one had yet been laid.               11 But Mary was standing outside
 42 Therefore, because of the prep a-        the tomb, weeping. Then, while she
ration day of the Jews, since the            was weeping, she bowed down and
tomb was nearby, they placed Jesus           gazed into the tomb.
there.                                        12 And she saw two Angels in
                                             white, sitting where the body of J e-
            CHAPTER 20                       sus had been placed, one at the
 1 Then on the first Sabbath, Mary           head, and one at the feet.
Magdalene went to the tomb early,             13 They say to her, “Woman, why
while it was still dark, and she saw         are you weeping?” She said to them,
that the stone had been rolled away          “Because they have taken away my
from the tomb.                               Lord, and I do not know where they
 2 Therefore, she ran and went to            have placed him.”
Simon Peter, and to the other di s-           14 When she had said this, she
ciple, whom Jesus loved, and she             turned around and saw Jesus stand-
said to them, “They have taken the           ing there, but she did not know that
Lord away from the tomb, and we              it was Jesus.
do not know where they have laid              15 Jesus said to her: “Woman, why
him.”                                        are you weeping? Who are you see k-
 3 Therefore, Peter departed with            ing?” Considering that it was the
the other disciple, and they went to         gardener, she said to him, “Sir, if
the tomb.                                    you have moved him, tell me where
 4 Now they both ran together, but           you have placed him, and I will take
the other disciple ran more quickly,         him away.”
ahead of Peter, and so he arrived at          16 Jesus said to her, “Mary!” And



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turning, she said to him, “Ra bboni!”         was with them. Jesus arrived,
(which means, Teacher).                       though the doors had been closed,
 17 Jesus said to her: “Do not touch          and he stood in their midst and said,
me. For I have not yet a scended to           “Peace to you.”
my Father. But go to my brothers               27 Next, he said to Thomas: “Look
and tell them: „I am ascendin g to my         at my hands, and place your finger
Father and to your Father, to my              here; and bring your hand close, and
God and to your God.‟ ”                       place it at my side. And do not
 18 Mary Magdalene went, announ c-            choose to be unbelieving, but fait h-
ing to the disciples, “I have seen the        ful.”
Lord, and these are the things that            28 Thomas responded and said to
he said to me.”                               him, “My Lord and my God.”
 19 Then, when it was late on the              29 Jesus said to him: “You have
same day, on the first of the Sab-            seen me, Thomas, so you have b e-
baths, and the doors were closed              lieved. Blessed are those who have
where the disciples were gathered,            not seen and yet have believed.”
for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and           30 Jesus also accomplished many
stood in their midst, and he said to          other signs in the sight of his dis-
them: “Peace to you.”                         ciples. These have not been written
 20 And when he had said this, he             in this book.
showed them his hands and side.                31 But these things have been wri t-
And the disciples were gladden ed             ten, so that you may believe that J e-
when they saw the Lord.                       sus is the Christ, the Son of God,
 21 Therefore, he said to them                and so that, in believing, you may
again: “Peace to you. As the Father           have life in his name.
has sent me, so I send you.”
 22 When he had said this, he                              CHAPTER 21
breathed on them. And he said to               1 After this, Jesus manifested hi m-
them: “Receive the Holy Spirit.               self again to the disciples at the Sea
 23 Those whose sins you shall fo r-          of Tiberias. And he manifested hi m-
give, they are forgiven them, and             self in this way.
those whose sins you shall retain,             2 These were together: Simon Peter
they are retained.”                           and Thomas, who is called the Twin,
 24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve,            and Nathanael, who was from Cana
who is called the Twin, was not with          of Galilee, and the sons of Z ebedee,
them when Jesus arrived.                      and two others of his disciples.
 25 Therefore, the other disciples             3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am
said to him, “We have seen the                going fishing.” They said to him,
Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless           “And we are going with you.” And
I will see in his hands the mark of           they went and climbed into the ship.
the nails and place my finger into            And in that night, they caught not h-
the place of the nails, and place my          ing.
hand into his side, I will not b e-            4 But when morning arrived, J esus
lieve.”                                       stood on the shore. Yet the disciples
 26 And after eight days, again his           did not realize that it was Jesus.
disciples were within, and Th omas             5 Then Jesus said to them, “Chi ld-



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ren, do you have any food?” They              son of John, do you love me more
answered him, “No.”                           than these?” He said to him, “Yes,
 6 He said to them, “Cast the net to          Lord, you know that I love you.” He
the right side of the ship, and you           said to him, “Feed my lambs.”
will find some.” Therefore, th ey              16 He said to him again: “Simon,
cast it out, and then they were not           son of John, do you love me?” He
able to draw it in, because of the            said to him, “Yes, Lord, you know
multitude of fish.                            that I love you.” He said to him,
 7 Therefore, the disciple whom J e-          “Feed my lambs.”
sus loved said to Peter, “It is the            17 He said to him a third time,
Lord.” Simon Peter, when he had               “Simon, son of John, do you love
heard that it was the Lord, wrapped           me?” Peter was very grieved that he
his tunic around himself, (for he             had asked him a third time, “Do you
was naked) and he cast himself into           love me?” And so he said to him:
the sea.                                      “Lord, you know all things. You
 8 Then the other disciples a rrived          know that I love you.” He said to
in a boat, (for they were not far             him, “Feed my sheep.
from the land, only about two hu n-            18 Amen, amen, I say to you, when
dred cubits) dragging the net with            you were younger, you girded you r-
the fish.                                     self and walked wherever you
 9 Then, when they climbed down to            wanted. But when you are older, you
the land they saw burn ing coals pre-         will extend your hands, and another
pared, and fish already placed above          shall gird you and lead you where
them, and bread.                              you do not want to go.”
 10 Jesus said to them, “Bring some            19 Now he said this to si gnify by
of the fish that you have just now            what kind of death he would gl orify
caught.”                                      God. And when he had said this, he
 11 Simon Peter climbed up and                said to him, “Follow me.”
drew in the net to land: full of large         20 Peter, turning around, saw the
fish, one hundred and fifty-three of          disciple whom Jesus loved follo w-
them. And although there were so              ing, the one who also had leaned on
many, the net was not torn.                   his chest at supper and said, “Lord,
 12 Jesus said to them, “Approach             who is it who shall betray you?”
and dine.” And not one of them si t-           21 Therefore, when Peter had seen
ting down to eat dared to ask him,            him, he said to Jesus, “Lord, but
“Who are you?” For they knew that             what about this one?”
it was the Lord.                               22 Jesus said to him: “If I want him
 13 And Jesus approached, and he              to remain until I return, what is that
took bread, and he gave it to them,           to you? You follow me.”
and similarly with the fish.                   23 Therefore, the saying went out
 14 This was now the third time that          among the brothers that this disciple
Jesus was manifested to his di s-             would not die. But Jesus did not say
ciples, after he had resurrected from         to him that he would not die, but
the dead.                                     only, “If I want him to remain until
 15 Then, when they had dined, J e-           I return, what is that to you?”
sus said to Simon Peter, “Simon,               24 This is the same disciple who



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offers testimony about these things,
and who has written these things.
And we know that his testimony is
true.
 25 Now there are also many other
things that Jesus did, which, if each
of these were written down, the
world itself, I suppose, would not be
able to contain the books that would
be written.




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