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16 JESUS answered them and Christ teaches in the temple. said: My doctrine is not mine, but A his that sent me.

walked in Galilee; for he would 17 If any man will do the will of not walk in Judea, because the Jews him: he shall know of the doctrine sought to kill him.

whether it be of God, or whether 1 2 Now the Jews feast of taber-speak of myself. nacles was at hand.

18 He that speaketh of himself, 3 And his brethren said to him: seeketh his own glory: but he thai Pass from hence, and go into Judea: seeketh the glory of him that sent that thy disciples also may see thy him, he is true, and there is no inworks which thou dost.

justice in him. 4 For there is no man that doth 19 Did not Moses give you the any thing in secret, and he himself law, and yet nono of you keepeth seeketh to be known openly. If the law ? thou do these things, manifest thy 20 Why seek you to kill me ? self to the world.

The multitude answered, and said, 5 For neither did his brethren Thou hast a devil; who seeketh to believe in him.

kill thee? 6 Then JESUS said to them: My 21 JESUS answered and said to time is not yet come; but your time them: One work 1 have done ; and is always ready.

you all wonder. 7 The world cannot hate you ;

22 Therefore Moses gave you but me it hateth : because I give circumcision, (not because it is of testimony of it, that the works Moses, butofthe fathers,)and on the thereof are evil.

sabbath-day you circumcise a man, 8 Go you up to this festival day, 23 If a man receive circumcision but I go not up to this festival day on the sabbath-day, that the law of because my tinte is not accomplish- Moses may not be broken; are you ed.

angry at me because I have healed 9 When he had said these things, the whole man on the sabbath-day. he himself staid in Galilee.

24 Judge not according to the ap10 But after his brethren were pearance, but judge just judgment. gone up, then he also went up to 25 Some therefore of Jerusalem the feast, not openly, but as it were said : Is not this he whom they in secret.

seek to kill ? 11 The Jews therefore sought, 26 And behold he speaketh openhim on the festival day, and said : ly, and they say nothing to him. Where is he?

Have the rulers known for a truth 12 And there was much murmur- that this is the Christ? ing among the multitude concern 27 But we know this man whence ing him. °For some said : He is a he is: but when the Christ cometh, good mạn. And others said: No, no man knoweth whence he is. but he seduceth the people.

28. JEsus therefore cried out in 13 Yet no man spoke openly of the temple teaching and saying: him for fear of the Jews.

You both know me, and you know 14 Now about the midst of the whence I am: and I am not come feast, Jesus went up into the tem- of myself; but he that sent me is ple, and taught.

true, whom you know not. 15 And the Jews wondered, say 29 I know him, because I am ing: How doth this man know let- from him, and he hath sent mc. *ers, having never learned ?

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prehend himand no man laid apprehended him: but no man laid hands on him, because his hour was hands upon him. aot yet come.

45 The ministers therefore came 31 But ofthe people many believed to the chief priests and the Phariin him, and said: When the Christ sees. And they said to them: Why cometh shall he do more miracles have you not brought him ? than these which this man doth ? 46 The ministers answered: Ne.

32 The Pharisees heard the people ver did man speak like this man. murmuring these things concerning

47 The Pharisees therefore anhim : and the rulers and Pharisees swered them: Are you also sesent ministers to apprehend him. duced ?

33 Jesus therefore said to them: 48 Hath any one of the rulers beYet a little while I am with you : lieved in him, or of the Pharisees ? and then I go to him that sent me. 49 But this multitude that know

34 You shall seek me, and shall eth not the law are accursed. not find me: and where I am, thither 50 Nicodemus said to them, he you cannot come.

that came to him by night, who'was 35 The Jews therefore said among one of them: themselves : Whither will he go, 51 Doth our law judge any man, that we shall not find him ? 'will he unless it first hear him, and know go unto the dispersed among the what he doth ? gentiles, and teach the gentiles ? 52 They answered and said to

36 What is this saying that he him : Art thou also a Galilean ? hath said: You shall seek me, and Search the scriptures, and see that shall not find me; and where I am, out of Galilee a prophet riseth not. you cannot come ?

53 And every man returned to 37 And on the last and great day his own house. of the festivity, Jesus stood and

CHAP. VIII. cried, saying: If any man thirst, let The woman taken in adultery. him come to me, and drink.

A Diveesus went unto mount 38 He that believeth in me, as the scripture saith, Out of his belly 2 And early in the morning he shall flow rivers of living water. came again into the temple, and

39 Now this he said of the spirit all the people came to him, and which they should receive who be- sitting down he taught them. lieved in him: for as yet the spirit 3 And the scribes and Pharisees was not given, because Jesus was bring unto him a woman taken not yet glorified.

in adultery; and they set her in 40 of that multitude therefore, the midst, when they had heard these words 4 And said to him : Master, this. of his, some said : This is the pro- woman even now taken in phèt indeed.

adultery. 41 Others said : This is the 5 Now Moses in the law comChrist. But some said: Doth the manded us to stone such a one. But CHRIST come out of Galilee? what sayest thou ?

42 Doth not the scripture say: 6 And this they said tempting That Christ cometh of the seed of him, that they might accuse him. David, and from Bethlehem the But' JESUS, bowing himself down, town where David was.

wrote with his finger on the ground. 43 So there arose a dissension 7 When therefore they continued among the people because of him. asking him, he lifted up himself and

14 And some of them would have said to them : He that is without


and you


sin among you, let him first cast al. 21 Again therefore JESUS said to stone at her.

them: 1

shall seek me, 8 And again stooping down, he and you shall die in your sin. Whiwrote on the ground.

ther I go you cannot come. 9 But they hearing this went out 22 The Jews therefore said : one by one, beginning at the eldest. Will he kill himself, because he said: And Jesus alone remained, and the Whither I go, you cannot come ? woman standing in the midst. 23 And he said to them : You

10 Then Jesus lifting up him- are from beneath, I am from above. self, said to her: Woman, where You are of this world, I am not of are they that accused thee? Hath this world. no man condemned thee ?

24 Therefore I said to you, that 11 Who said : No man, Lord. you shall die in your sins. For if And Jesus said: Neither will I you believe not that I am he, you condemn thee. Go, and now sin no shall die in your sin.

25 They said therefore to him : 12 Again therefore JESUS spoke Who art thou ? JESUS said to them to them, saying: I am the light of The beginning, who also speak the world : he that followeth me, unto you. walketh not in darkness, but shall 26 Many things I have to speak have the light of life.

and to judge of you. But he that 13 The Pharisees therefore said sent me is true: and the things l to him : Thou givest testimony of have heard of him, these same I thyself: thy testimony is not true. speak in the world.

14 JESUS answered and said to 27 And they understood not that them: Although I give testimony he called God his Father. of myself my testimony is true : 28 JESUS therefore said to them: for I know whence I came, and when you shall have lifted up the whither I go : but you know not Son of man, then shall you know whence I come, or whither I go. that I am he, and that I do nothing

15 You judge according to the of myself, but as the Father hath fesh, I judge not any man. taught me, these things I speak-:

18 And if I do judge, my judg 29 And he that sent me is with ment is true : because I am not me, and he hath not left me alone: alone, but I and the Father that for I do always the things that sent me.

please him. 17 And in your law it is written, 30 When he spoke these things, that the testimony of two men is many believed in him. true.

31 Then JESUS said to those 18 I am one that give testimony Jews who believed him : If you of myself: and the Father that sent continue in my word, you shall be me, giveth testimony of me.

my disciples indeed. 19 They said therefore to him : 32 And you shall know the truth, Where is thy Father ! Jesus an- and the truth shall make you free. swered: Neither me do you know, 33 They answered him : We are nor my Father: if you did know the seed of Abraham, and we have me, perhaps you would know my never been slaves to any man: how Father also.

sayest thou : You shall be free ? 20 These words JESUS spoke in 34 Jesus answered them: Amen, the treasury, teaching in the temple: amen I say unto you, that whosoand no man laid hands on him, be- ever committeth sin, is the servant cause his hour was not yet come. of sin.

your father.

35 Now the servant abideth not and said to him: Do not we say in the house for ever : but, the Son well that thou art a Samaritan, and abideth for ever.

hast a devil ? 36 Iftherefore the Son shall make 49 Jesus answered : 1 have not you free, you shall be free indeed. a devil : but I honour my Father,

37 I know that you are the and you have dishonoured me. children of Abraham: but you seek 50 But I seek not my own glory : to kill me, because my word hath there is one that seeketh and judgno place in you.

eth. 38 I speak_that which I have 51 Amen, amen I say to you: If seen with my Father : and you dojany man keep my word, he shall the things that you have seen with not see death for ever.

52 The Jews therefore said: Now 39 They answered, and said to we know that thou hast á devil. him : Abraham is our father. JE- Abraham is dead, and the prophets; sus saith to them: If you be the and thou sayest : If any man keep children of Abraham, do the works my word, he shall not taste death of Abraham.

for ever. 40 But now you seek to kill me, 53 Art thou greater than our faa man who have spoken the truth ther Abraham, who is dead ? and to you, which I have heard of God. the prophets are dead. Whom dost This Abraham did not.

thou make thyself ? 41 You do the works of your 54 Jesus answered : If I glorify father. They said therefore to him: myself, my glory is nothing. It is We are not born of fornication: my Father that glorifieth me, of we have one Father even God. whom you say that he is your God.

42 JESUS therefore said to them : 55 And you have not known him, If God were your father, you would but I know him. And if I shali indeed love me. For from God I say that I know him not, I shall be proceeded, and came ; for I came like to you, a liar. But I do know not of myself, but he sent me: him, and do keep his word.

43 Why do you not know my 56 Abraham your father rejoiced speech ? Because you cannot hear that he might see my day: he saw

it, and was glad. 44 You are of your father the 57 The Jews therefore said to devil, and the desires cf your father him: Thou art not yet fifty years you will do. He was a murderer old, and hast thou seen Abraham ? from the beginning, and he stood 58 JESUS said to them: Amen, not in the truth ; because truth is amen I say to you, before Abraham not in him. When he speaketh a was made, I am. lie, he speaketh of his own, for he 59 They took up stones therefore is a liar, and the father thereof. to cast at him. But Jesus hid him

45 But if I say the truth, you be-, sell, and went out of the temple. lieve me not.

CHAP. IX. 46 Which of you shall convince He restores to sight the blind man. me of sin? If I say the truth to


ND JEsus passing by, saw a you, why do you not believe me? man who was blind from his

47 He that is of God, heareth the birth ; words of God. Therefore you hear 2 And his disciples asked him : them not, because you are not of Rabbi, who hath.sinned, this man, God.

or his parents, that he should be 48 The Jews therefore answered, I born blind?

my word.

8 JESUS answered: Neither hath of him that hath opened thy eyes ? this man sinned, nor his parents ; And he said : He is a prophet. but that the works of God should 18 The Jews then did not believe be made manifest in him.

concerning him, that he had been 4 I must work the works of him blind and had received his sight, that sent me, whilst it is day: the until they called the parents of him night cometh when no man can that had received his sight, work.

19 And asked them, saying: Is 5 As long as I am in the world, this your son, who you say was born I am the light of the world. blind ? How then doth he now see?

6 When he had said these things, 20 His parents answered them, he spat on the ground, and made and said: We know that this is our clay of the spittle, and spread the son, and that he was born blind; clay upon his eyes.

21 But how he now seeth, we And said to him: Go, wash in know not: or who hath opened his the pool of Siloe, which is interpre- eyes, we know not: ask himself; he ted, Sent. He went therefore, and is of age, let him speak for himself. washed, and he came seeing. 22 These things his parents said,

8 The neighbours therefore, and because they feared the Jews: For they who had seen him before that the Jews had already agreed among he was a beggar, said : Is not this themselves, that if

any man

should he that sat, and begged ? Some confess him to be Christ, he should said: This is he.

be put out of the synagogue. 9 But others said: No, but he is 23 Therefore did his parents say: like him. But he said : I am he. He is of age, ask him.

10 They said therefore to him: 24 They therefore called the man How were thy eyes opened ? again that had been blind, and said

11 He answered: That man that to him: Give glory to God. We is called JESUS, made clay, and know that this man is a sinner. anointed my eyes, and said to me: 25 He said therefore to them: It Go to the pool of Siloe, and wash. he be a sinner, I know not: one And I went, I washed, and I see. thing 1 know, that whereas I was

12 And they said to him: Where blind, now I see. is he? He saith : I know not. 26 They said then to him: What

13 They bring him that had been did he to thee? How did he open blind, to the Pharisees.

thy eyes ? 14 Now it was the sabbath when 27 He answered them: I have JESUS made the clay, and opened told you already, and you have

heard: why would you hear it again? 15 Again therefore the Pharisees will you also become his disciples ? asked him how he had received his 28 They reviled him therefore, sight. But he said to them: He and said: Be thou his disciple; but put clay upon my eyes, and I wash- we are the disciples of Moses. ed, and I see.

29 We know that God spoke to 16 Some therefore of the Phari- Moses : but as to this man, we sees said : This man is not of God, know not from whence he is. who keepeth not the sabbath. But 30 The man answered, and said others said: How can a man that to them: Why, herein is a wonderis a sinner do such miracles? And ful thing that you know not from there was a division among them. / whence he is, and he hath opened

17 They say therefore to the my eyes. blind man again : What sayest thou 31 Now we know that God dotb

his eyes.

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