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shall hear, he shall speak': and the you shall receive; that your joy things that are to come he shall shew may be full. you.

25 These things I have spoken to 14 He shall glorify me; because you in proverbs. The hour cometh he shall receive of mine, and shall when I will no more speak to you shew it to you.

in proverbs, but will shew you 15 All things whatsoever the plainly of the Father. Father hath, are mine. Therefore 26 In that day you shall ask in I said, that he shall receive of mine, my name: and I say not to you, that and shew it to you.

I will ask the Father for you. 16 A little while, and now you

27 For the Father himself loveth shall not see me: and again a little you, because you have loved me, while, and you shall see me : be- and have believed that I came out cause I go to the Father.

from God. 17 Then some of his disciples 28 I came forth from the Father, said one to another: What is this that and am come into the world : again he saith to us : a little while, and I leave the world, and I go to the you shall not see me: and again a Father. Iittle, while, and you shall sec me, 29 His disciples say to him: Beand, because I go to the Father ? hold now thou speakest plainly, and

18 They said therefore: What is speakest no proverb. this that he saith, A little while ? 30 Now we know that thou knowwe know not what he speaketh. est all things, and thou needest not

19 And JESUS knew that they that any man should ask thee. By had a mind to ask him ; and he this we believe that thou comest said to them: Of this do you in- forth from God. quire among yourselves, because I 31 JESUS answered them : Do said: A little while, and you shall you now believe? not see me: and again a little while, 32 Behold the hour cometh, and and you -shall see me.

it is now come, that you shall be 20 Amen, amen I say to you, scattered every man to his own, that you shall lament and weep, but and shall leave me alone: and yet Í the world shall rejoice: and you am not alone, because the Father shall be made sorrowful, but your is with me. sorrow shall be turned into joy. 33 These things I have spoken to

21 A woman, when she is in la- you, that in me you may have peace. bour, hath sorrow, because her in the world you shall have dishour is come: but when she hath tress; but have confidence, I have brought forth the child, she remem- overcome the world. bereth no more the anguish, for joy

CHAP. XVII. that a man is born into the world. az a so also you now indeed have T and Tifting

up his eyes to heaChrist's prayer for his disciples.

, sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice; and your ven, he said: Father, the hour is joy no man shall take from you. come, glorify thy Son, that thy Son

23 And in that day you shall not may glorify thee. ask me any thing. Amen, amen I 2 As thou hast given him power say to you: if you ask the Father over all flesh, that he may give any thing in my name, he will give eternal lise to all, whom thou hast

given him. 24 Hitherto you have not asked 3 Now this is eternal life : That any thing in my name. Ask and they may know thee, the only true

it you.

God,and Jesus CHRIST,whom thou thou shouldst keep them from evil. hast sent.

16 They are not of the world : 4 I have glorified thee on the as I also am not of the world. earth : I have finished the work 17 Sanctify them in truth. Thy which thou gavest me to do: word is truth.

5 And now glorify thou me, O 18 As thou hast sent me into the Father, with thyself, with the glory world, I also have sent them into which I had, before the world was, the world. with thee.

19 And for them do I sanctify 6 I have manifested thy name to myself: that they also may be the men whom thou hast given me sanctified in truth. out of the world. Thine they were, 20 And not for them only do I and to me thou gavest them: and pray, but for them also who through they have kept thy word.

their word shall believe in me: 7 Now they have known that all 21 That they all may be one, as things which thou hast given me thou, Father, in me, and I in thee: are from thee:

that they also may be one in us : 8 Because the words which thou that the world may believe that gavest me, I have given to them: thou hast sent me. and they have received them, and 22 And the glory which thou have known' in very deed that I hast given me, I have given to came out from thee, and they have them that they may be one, as believed that thou didst send me. we also are one.

9 I pray for them : I pray not 23 I in them, and thou in me : for the world, but for them whom that they may be made perfect in thou hast given me : because they one; and the world may know that are thine;

thou hast sent me, and hast loved 10 And all my things are thine, them, as thou hast also loved me. and thine are mine: and I am glo- 24 Father, I will that where I rified in them.

they also whom thou hast given 11 And now I am not in the world, me may be with me: that they and these are in the world, and I may see my glory which thou hast come to thee. Holy Father keep given me, because thou hast loved them in thy name, whom thou hast me before the creation of the world. given me: that they may be one, as 25 Just Father, the world hath we also are.

not known thee: but I have known 12 While I was with them, 1 thee : and these have known, that kept them in thy name. Those thou hast sent me. whom thou gavest me bave I kept: 26 And I have made known thy and none of them is lost, but the name to them, and will make it son of perdition, that the scripture known: that the love wherewith may we fulfilled.

ihou hast loved me, may be in 13 And now I come to thee: them, and I in them. and these things I speak in the

CHAP. XVIII. world, that they may have my joy History of the passion of Christ. filled in themselves. 14 1 have given them thy word,

WHEN JEsus had said these W!

things, he went forth with and the world hath hated them, be- his disciples over the brook Cecause they are not of the world; as dron, where there was a garden, I also am not of the world. into which he entered with his dis:

15 I pray not that thou shouldst ciples, Take them out of the world, but that! 2 And Judas also, who betrayed


him, knew the place: because JE- high-priest, and went in with JESUS sus had often resorted thither toge- into the court of the high-priest. ther with his disciples.

16 But Peter stood at the door 3 Judas therefore having recei- without. The other disciple there ved a band of soldiers, and servants fore who was known to the highfrom the chief priests and the Pha- priest, went out, and spoke to the risees, cometh thither wici lanterns portress, and brought in Peter. and torches and weapons.

17 The maid therefore that was 4 JESUS therefore knowing all portress, saith to Peter : Art not things that should come upon him, thou also one of this man's disciwent forth, and said to them: Whom ples? He saith : I am not. seek ye?

18 Now the servants and minis5 They answered him: Jesus of ters stood at a fire of coals, bės Nazareth. JESUS saith to them : cause it was cold, and warmed themI am he. And Judas also, who be- selves. And with them was Peter trayed him, stood with them. also standing, and warming him

6 As soon therefore as he had self. said to them: I am he: they went 19 The high-priest therefore askbackward, and fell to the ground. ed JESUS of his disciples, and of

7 Again therefore he asked them, his doctrine. Whom seek ye? and they said : 20 Jesus answered him : I have JESUS of Nazareth.

spoken openly to the world: I have 8 Jesus answered, I have told always taught in the synagogue, you, that I am he. If therefore you and in the temple, whither all the seek me, let these go their way. Jews resort : and in secret I have

9 That the word might be fulfill- spoken nothing. ed which he said : Of them whom 21 Why askest thou me? ask thou hast given me, I have not lost them who have heard what I have any one.

spoken unto them: behofd they 10 Then Simon Peter having a know what things I have said. sword, drew it; and struck the ser- 22 And when he had said these vant of the high-priest, and cut off things, one of the servants standing his right ear. And the name of the by, gave Jesus a blow, saying: Anservant was Malchus.

swerest thou the high-priest so? 11 JESUS therefore said to Peter: 23 Jesus answered him: If I have Put up thy sword into the

scab-spoken evil, give testimony of the bard. The chalice which my Father evil : but if well, why strikest thou hath given me, shall I not drink it? me?

12 Then the band, and the tri- 24 And Annas sent him bound bune, and the servants of the Jews to Caiphas the high-priest. took Jesus, and bound him : 25 And Simon Peter was stand

13 And they led him away to ing, and warming himself. They Annas first, for he was father-in- said therefore to him: Art not thou law to Caiphas, who was the high- also one of his disciples? He depriest of that year.

nied it and said: I am not. 14 Now Caiphas was he who had 26 One of the servants of the given the counsel to the Jews; high-priest (a kinsman to him That it was expedient that one man whose ear Peter cut off) saith to should die for the people.

him : Did not I see thee in the gar-, 15 And Simon Peter followed den with him ? Jesus, and so did another disciple. 27 Again therefore Peter denied: And that disciple was known to thel and immediately the cock crew.

him: If he were not a malefactor, THEN:herefore Pilate took Je

up to thee.

28 'T'hen they led Jesus from Cai-|I should release one unto you at phas to the governor's hall. And it the pasch: will you therefore that I was morning: and they went not release unto you the king of the into the hall, that they might not Jews ? be defiled, but that they might eat

40 Then cried they all again, the pasch.

saying: Not this man but Barab29 Pilate therefore went out to bas. Now Barabbas was a robber. them, and said : What accusation

CÉAP. XIX. bring you against this man? Continuation of the passion. 30


sus, and scourged him. we would not have delivered him 2 And the soldiers, platting a

crown of thorns, put


his 31 Pilate therefore said to them : head : and they put on him a purTake him you, and judge him ac- ple garment. cording to your law. The Jews

3. And they came to him, and therefore said to him : It is not law- said : Hail, king ofthe Jews : and ful for us to put any man to death. they gave him blows.

32 That the word of Jesus might 4 Pilate therefore went forth again, be fulfilled which he said, signify. and saith to them: Behold I bring ing what death he should die. him forth unto you, that you may

33 Pilate therefore went into the know that I find no cause in him. hall again, and called JEsus, and 5 (Jesus therefore came forth said to him: Art thou the king of bearing the crown of thorns, and the Jews ?

the purple garment.) And he saith 34 JESUS answered: Sayest thou to them: Behold the Man. this thing of thyself, or have others 6 When the chief priests theretold it' thee of me?

fore and the servants had seen him, 35 Pilate answered : Am I a they cried out saying: Crucify him, Jew? Thy own nation, and the crucify him. Pilate saith to them : chief priests have delivered thee up Take him you, and crucify him : to me: what hast thou done? for I find no cause in him.

36 Jesus answered: My king- 7 The Jews answered him: We dom is not of this world. If my have a law; and according to the kingdom were of this world, my law he ought to die, because he servants would certainly strive that made himself the Son of God. I should not be delivered to the 8 When Pilate therefore had heard Jews: but now my kingdom is not his saying, he feared the more. from hence.

9 And he entered into the hall 37 Pilate therefore said to him : again ; and he said to JESUS : Art thou a king then? Jesus an- Whence art thou ? But Jesus gave swered: Thou sayest, that I am a him no answer. king. For this was I born, and for 10 Pilate therefore saith to him: this came I into the world; that I Speakest thou not to me? knowest should give testimony to the truth. thou not that I have power to cruEvery one that is of the truth, cify thee, and I have power to reheareth my voice.

lease thee? 38 Pilate saith to him: What is 11 JESUS answered: Thou shouldst truth? And when he said this he not have any power against me, unwent out again to the Jews, and less it were given thee from above. saith to them: I find no cause in him. Therefore he that hath delivered 39 But you have a custom that me to thee, hath the greater sin.

12 And from thenceforth Pilate to every soldier a part) and also his sought to release him. But the coat. Now the coat was without Jews cried out, saying : If thou re- seam, woven from the top throughlease this man, thou art not Cesar's out. friend. For whosoever maketh him- 24 They said then one to another self a king, speaketh against Cesar. Let us not cut it, but let us cast

13 Now when Pilate, had heard lots for it whose it shall be ; that these words, he brought Jesus the scripture might be fulfilled, sayforth : and sat down in the judg- ing: They have parted my garments ment seat, in the place that is call- among them : and upon my vesture ed Lithostrotos, and in Hebrew they have cast lot. And the soldiers Gabbatha.

indeed did these things. 14 And it was the parasceve of 25 Now there stood by the cross the pasch, about the sixth hour, of Jesus, his mother, and his moand he saith to the Jews : Behold ther's sister, Mary of Cleophas, and your king !

Mary Magdalen: 15 But they cried out : Away - 26 When Jesus therefore had seen with him, away with him, crucify his mother and the disciple standhim. Pilate saith to them : Shail ing, whom he loved, he saith to I crucify your king ? The chief his mother: Woman, behold thy priests answered: We have no king Son. but Cesar.

27 After that, he saith to the dis16 Then therefore he delivered ciple : Behold thy mother. And him to them for to be crucified. And from that hour the disciple took they took Jesus and led him forth. her to his own.

17 And bearing his o:in cross he 28 Afterwards Jesus knowing went forth to that place which is that all things were now accomcalled Calvary, but in Hebrew Gol-plished, that the scripture might be gotha,

fulfilled, said : I thirst. 18 Where they crucified him, and 29 Now there was a vessel sel with him two others, one on each there full of vinegar. And they putside, and Jesus in the midst. ting a sponge full of vinegar about

19 And Pilate wrote a title also : hyssop, put it to his mouth. and he put it upon the cross. And 30 JESUS therefore when he had the writing was JESUS OF Naza- took the vinegar, said : It is conRETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. summated. And bowing his head,

20 This title therefore many of he gave up the ghost. the Jews did read: because the place 31 Then the Jews (because it was where Jesus was crucified, was nigh the parasceve)that the bodies might to the city : and it was written in not remain upon the cross on the Hebrew, in Greek, and in Latin. sabbath-day (for that was a great

21 Then the chief priests of the sabbath-day) besought Pilate tha: Jews said to Pilate : Write not, their legs might be broken, and that The king of the Jews; but that he they might be taken away. said, I am the king of the Jews. 32 The soldiers therefore came:

22 Pilate answered : What I and they broke the legs of the first, have written, I have written. and of the other that was crucified

23 The soldiers therefore when with him. they had crucified him, took his 33 But after they were come to garments (and they made four parts, Jesus, when they saw that he was

Ver, 31, Parasceve. The day of preparation, or eve of the sabbath

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