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not hear sinners: but if a man be a and the sheep follow him, because server of God, and doth his will, they know his voice. nim he heareth.

5 But a stranger they follow not, 32 From the beginning of the butfly from him, because they know world it hath not been heard, that not the voice of strangers. any man hath opened the eyes of 6 This proverb Jesus spoke to one born blind.

them. But they understood not 33 Unless this man were of God, what he spoke to them. he could not do any thing.

7 JESUS therefore said to them 34 They answered, and said to again : Amen, amen, I say to you, him: Thou wast wholly born in I am the door of the sheep. sins, and dost thou teach us? And 8. All others as many as have they cast him out.

come, are thieves and robbers: and 35 JESUS heard that they had the sheep heard them not. cast him out: and when he had 9 I am the door. By me if any found him, he said to him: Dost man enter in, he shall be saved": thou believe in the Son of God? and he shall go in, and go out, and

36 He answered, and said : Who shall find pastures. is he, Lord, that I may believe in 10 The thief cometh not, but for him?

to steal and to kill and to destroy. 37 And Jesus said to him: Thou I am come that they may have hast both seen him; and it is he life, and may have it more abunthat talketh with thee.

dantly. 38 And he said : I believe, Lord. 11 I am the good shepherd. The And falling down he adored him. good shepherd giveth his life for his

39 And Jesus said : For judg- sheep. ment I am come into this world; 12 But the hireling and he that that they who see not may see; and is not the shepherd, whose own they who see, may become blind. the sheep are not, seeth the wolf

40 And some of the Pharisees, coming and leaveth the sheep, and who were with him, heard ; and fieth : and the wolf catcheth, and they said unto him: Are we also scattereth the sheep: blind ?

13 And the hireling flieth, be41 Jesus said to them: If you cause he is a hireling; and he hath were blind, you should not have no care for the sheep. sin, but now you say: We see. 14 I am the good shepherd; and Your sin remaineth.

I know mine, and mine know me.

15 As the Father knoweth me, Christ is the door, and the shepherd. and I know the Father: and 1 lay AMEN, amen say to you be down my life for my sheepa

16 sheep I have, that into the sheepfold, but climbeth up are not of this fold ; them also I another way, the same is a thief must bring, and they shall hear my and a robber.

voice, and there shall be one fold 2 But he that entereth in by the and one shepherd, door, is the shepherd of the sheep. 17 Therefore doth the Father

3 To him the porter openeth; love me : because I lay down my and the sheep hear his voice : and life, that I may take it again. he calleth his own sheep by name, 18 No man taketh it away from and leadeth them cnt.

me: but I lay it down of myself 4 And when he hath let out his and I have power to lay it down ; own sheep, he goeth before them: and I have power to take it up

you him?

ágain. This commandment have I and the scripture cannot be broken; received of


36 Do you say of him whom the 19 A dissension rose again among Father hath sanctified and sent into the Jews for these words.

the world : Thou blasphemest, be20 And many of them said: He cause I said, I am the Son of God? hath a devil, and is mad: why hear 37 If I do not the works of my

Father, believe me not. 21 Others said: These are not the 38 But if I do, though you will words of one that hath a devil. Can not believe me, believe the works : a devil open the eyes of the blind ? that you may know and believe

22 And it was the feast of the that the Father is in me, and I in dedication at Jerusalem ; and it was the Father. winter.

39 They sought therefore to take 23 And JESUS walked in the him; and he escaped out of their temple

in Solomon's porch. hands. 24 The Jews therefore came 40 And he went again beyond round about him, and said to him : the Jordan into that place where How long dost thou hold our souls John was baptizing first; and there in suspense? Ifthou be the Christ, he abode. tell us plainly.

41 And many resorted to him, and 25 Jesus answered them: 1 speak they said : John indeed did no sign. to you, and you believe not the 42 But all things whatsoever works that I do in the name of my John said of this man were true. Father, they give testimony of me. And many believed in him.. 26 But you do not believe : be

CHAP XI. cause you are not of my sheep. Christ raises Lazarus to life.

row there was a certain man I know them, and they follow me.

28 And I give them life everlast- nia, of the town of Mary and of ing ; and they shall not perish for Martha her sister. ever, and no man shall pluck them 2 (And Mary was she that out of my hando

anointed the Lord with ointment 29 That which miy Father hath and wiped his feet with her hair : given me, is greater than all : and whose brother Lazarus was sick.) no man can snatch them out of the 3 His sisters therefore sent to hånd of my Father.

him saying: Lord, behold, he whom 30 I and the Father are one. thou lovest is sick.

31 The Jews then took up stones 4 And Jesus hearing it, said to to stone him.

them : This sickness is not unto 32 Jesus answered them: Many death, but for the glory of God: good works I have shewed you that the Son of God may be glorifrom my Father; for which of those fied by it. works do you stone me?

5 Ñow Jesus loved Martha, and 33 The Jews answered him: For her sister Mary, and Lazarus. a good work we stone thee not, but 6 When we had heard therefore for blasphemy,and because that thou that he was sick he still remained being a man, makest thyself God. in the same place two days:

34 JESUS answered them: Is it 7 Then after that he said to his disnot written in your law: I said, you ciples : Let us go into Judea again. cre gods?

8 The disciples say to him: Rabbi, 35 If he called them gods, to the Jews but now sought to stone whom the word of God was spoken, thee; and goest thou thither again ?

9 JESUS answered: Are there not 26 And every one that liveth, and twelve hours of the day? If a man believeth in me, shall not die for walk in the day, he stumbleth not, ever. Believest thou this? because he seeth the light of this 27 She saith to bim: Yea Lord, world :

I have believed that thou art CHRIST 10 But if he walk in the night he the Son of the living God, who art stumbleth, because the light is not come into this world. jn him.

28 And when she had said these 11 These things he said: and after things, she went, and called her that he said to them: Lazarus our sister Mary secretly, saying: The friend sleepeth ; but I go that I may master is come and calleth for thee. awake him out of sleep.

29 She, as soon as she heard this, 12 His disciples therefore said : riseth quickly and cometh to him. Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well. 30 For Jesus was not yet come

13 But Jesus spoke of his death; into the town: but he was still in that and they thought that he spoke of place where Martha had met him. the repose of sleep.

31 The Jews therefore, who were 14 Then therefore Jesus said to with her in the house and comforted them plainly : Lazarus is dead ; her, when they saw Mary that she

15 And I'am glad for your sakes, rose up speedily and went out, folthat I was not there, that you may lowed her, saying : She goeth to believe : but let us go to him. the grave, to weep there.

16 Thomas therefore, who is 32 When Mary therefore was called Didymus, said to his fellow- come where Jesus was, seeing him, disciples : Let us also go, that we she fell down at his feet, and saith may die with him.

to him : Lord, if thou hadst been 17 JESUS therefore came and here, my brother had not died. found that he had been four days 33 Jesus therefore, when he saw already in the grave.

her weeping, and the Jews that 18 (Now Bethania was near Je- were come with her, weeping, rusalem about fifteen furlongs off.) groaned in the spirit, and troubled

19 And many of the Jews were himself, come to Martha and Mary, to com 34 And said : Where have you fort them concerning their brother. laid him? They say to him: Lord,

20 Martha therefore, as soon as she come and see. heard that JESUS was come, went to 35 And JESUS wept. meet him; but Mary sat at home. 36 The Jews therefore said: Be

21 Martha therefore said to JE- hold how he loved him. SU$: Lord, if thou hadst been here, 37 But some of them said : my brother had not died.

Could not he, that opened the eyes 22 But now also I know that of the man born blind, have caused whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, that this man should not die? God will give it thee..

38 Jesus therefore again groan23 Jesus saith to her: Thy bro-ing in himself, cometh to the sepulther shall rise again.

chre: Now it was a cave ; and a 24 Martha saith to him: I know stone was laid over it. that he shall rise again in the resur 39 Jesus saith : Take away the rection at the last day.

stone. Martha the sister of him 25 Jesus said to her : I am the that was dead, saith to him: Lord, resurrection and the life ; he that by this time he stinketh, for he is believeth in me although he be now of four days. dead, shall live.

40 JESUS saith to her: Did not

I say to thee, that if thou believe, 53 From that day therefore they thou shalt see the glory of God? devised to put him to death.

41 They took therefore the stone 54 Wherefore Jesus 'walked no away: and Jesus lifting, up his more openly among the Jews, but eyes said: Father, I give thee he went into a country near the thanks that thou hast heard me. desert, unto a city that is called

42 And I knew that thou hearest Ephrem, and there he abode with me always, but because of the peo- his disciples. ple who stand about have I said it; 55 And the pasch of the Jews that they may believe that thou was at hand: and many from the hast sent me.

country went up to Jerusalem 43 When he had said these things, before the pasch, to purify themhe cried with a loud voice: Laza- selves. rus, come forth.

56 They sought therefore for JE44 And presently he that had sus; and they discoursed one with been dead came forth, bound feet another, standing in the temple: and hands with winding-bands,and What think you, that he is not come his face was bound about with a to the festival day? And the chief napkin. Jesus said to them: Loose priests and the Pharisees had given him and let him go.

a commandment, that if any man 45 Many therefore of the Jews knew where he was, he should tell, who were come to Mary and Mar- that they might apprehend him. tha, and had seen the things that

Y CHAP: XII. JESUS did, believed in him.

The anointing of Christ's feet. 46 But some of them went to the ESUS therefore six days before Pharisees, and told them the things the pasch came to Bethania, that JESUS had done.

where Lazarus had been dead, 47 The chief priests therefore and whom Jesus raised to life. the Pharisees gathered a council, 2 And they made him a supper and said : What do we, for this there: and Martha served, but Lazaman doth many miracles ?

rus was one of them that were at ta48 If we let him alone so, all will ble with him. believe in him and the Romans will 3 Mary therefore took a pound come, and take away our place and of ointment of right spikenard, of nation.

great price,and anointed the feet of 49 But one of them named Cai- Jesus and wiped his feet with her phas, being the high-priest that hair: and the house was filled with year, said to them: You know no- the odour of the ointment. thing:

4 Then one of his disciples, Judas 50 Neither do you consider that Iscariot, he that was was about to it is expedient for you that one betray him, said: man should die for the people, 5 Why was not this ointment and that the whole nation perish sold for three hundred pence, and

given to the poor

? 51 And this he spoke not of him 6 Now he said this, not because self: but being the high-priest of he cared for the poor; but because that year, he prophesied that Jesus he was a thief, and having the should die for the nation.

purse, carried the things that were 52 And not only for the nation, put therein. but to gather together in one the 7 JESUS therefore said : Let her children of God that were dis- alone, that she may keep it against persed.

the day of my burial,

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8 For the poor you have always 21 These therefore came to Phiwith you; but me you have not al- lip, who was of Bethsaida of Galiways.

lee, and desired him, saying: Sir, ģ A great multitude therefore of we would see Jesus. the Jews knew that he was there : 22 Philip cometh and telleth and they came not for Jesus's sake Andrew. Again Andrew and Phionly, but that they might see La-lip, told JESUS. zarus, whom he had raised from 23 But Jesus answered them the dead.

saying: The hour is come, that the 10 But the chief priests thought Son of man should be glorified. to kill Lazarus also:

24 Amen, amen I say to you, 11 Because many of the Jews unless the grain of wheat falling by reason of him went away, and into the ground, die ; believed in Jesus.

25 Itself remaineth alone. But if 12 And on the next day a great it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. multitude that was come to the He that loveth his life shall lose it: festival day, when they had heard and he that hateth his life in this that Jesus was coming to Jeru- world, keepeth it unto life eternal. salem,

26 If any man minister to me, 13 Took branches of palm-trees, let him follow me: and where í and went forth to meet him, and am, there also shall my minister be. cried : Hosanna, blessed is he that If any man minister to me, him cometh in the name of the Lord, will my Father hoãour. the king of Israel.

27 Now is my soul troubled. 14 And Jesus found a young ass, And what shall I say? Father, save and sat upon it, as it is written: me from this hour. But for this

15 Fear not, daughter of Sion, cause I came unto this hour. behold, thy king cometh sitting on 28 Father, glorify thy name, A an ass's colt.

voice therefore came from heaven: 16 These things his disciples did I have both glorified it, and will pot know at the first : but when glorify it again. Jesus was glorified, then they re 29 The multitude therefore that membered that these things were stood and heard, said that it thun: written of him, and that they had dered. Others said, An angel done these things to him.

spoke to him. 17 The multitude therefore gave 30 JESUS answered, and said : testimony, which was with him This voice came not bocause of when he called Lazarus out of the me, but for your sakes. grave,and raised him from the dead. 31 Now is the judgment of the

18 For which reason also the world: now shall the prince of this people came to meet him : because world be cast out. they heard that he had done this 32 And I, if I be lifted


from miracle.

the earth, will draw all things to 19 The Pharisees therefore said myself, among themselves : Do you see 33 (Now this he said, signifying that we prevail nothing ? behold, what death he should die.) the whole world is gone after him. 34 The multitude answered him:

20 Now there were certain gen- We have heard out of the law, that tiles, among them who came up to Christ abideth for ever ; and how adore on the festival day. sayest thou: The Son of man must

Ver. 8. See the Annotation on St. Matthew xxvi. II. p. 88.

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