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The Gospel According to John (VIII-XIV)

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VIII.  

Jesus went to the mount of the Olives.

2And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him; and having sat down, he was teaching them. 3And the scribes and the Pharisees bring to him a woman taken in adultery; and having placed her in the midst, 4they say to him: Teacher, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act: 5Now in the law Moses commanded us, that such should be stoned; what then dost thou say? 6This they said, tempting him, that they might have whereof to accuse him. But Jesus, having stooped down, was writing with his finger in the ground. 7And as they continued asking him, raising himself up, he said to them: He that is without sin among you, let him first cast the stone at her. 8And again stooping down, he wrote in the ground. 9And they hearing it, and being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, unto the last; and Jesus was left alone, and the woman standing in the midst. 10And Jesus raising himself up, and seeing none but the woman, said to her: Woman, where are they, thine accusers? Did no one condemn thee? 11She said: No one, Lord. And Jesus said to her: Neither do I condemn thee; go, and sin no more.]

12Again therefore Jesus spoke to them, saying: I am the light of the world; he that follows me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life. 13The Pharisees therefore said to him: Thou bearest witness of thyself; thy witness is not true. 14Jesus answered and said to them: Though I bear witness of myself, my witness is true; because I know whence I came, and whither I go; but ye know not whence I come, or whither I go. 15Ye judge according to the flesh; I judge no one. 16And even if I judge, my judgment is true; because I am not alone, but I and the Father who sent me. 17It is written also in your law, that the witness of two men is true. 18I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father who sent me bears witness of me. 19They said therefore to him: Where is thy Father? Jesus answered: Ye know neither me, nor my Father. If ye knew me, ye would know my Father also.

20These words he spoke in the treasury, while teaching in the temple; and no one laid hands on him, because his hour had not yet come.

21Again therefore he said to them: I go away, and ye will seek me, and shall die in your sin. Whither I go, ye can not come. 22The Jews therefore said: Will he kill himself? because he says: Whither I go, ye can not come. 23And he said to them: Ye are from beneath; I am from above. Ye are of this world; I am not of this world. 24I said therefore to you, that ye shall die in your sins; for if ye believe not that I am he, ye shall die in your sins. 25Therefore they said to him: Who art thou? And Jesus said to them: That which I also say to you from the beginning. 26I have many things to say and to judge concerning you. But he who sent me is true; and the things which I heard from him, these I speak to the world. 27They understood not that he spoke to them of the Father.

28Therefore Jesus said to them: When ye shall have lifted up the Son of man, then ye shall know that I am he; and of myself I do nothing, but as the Father taught me, those things I speak. 29And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone; because I do always the things that please him. 30As he spoke these words many believed on him.

31Jesus therefore said to those Jews who have believed him: If ye continue in my word, ye are truly my disciples; 32and ye shall know the truth, and the truth will make you free. 33They answered him: We are Abraham's seed, and have never been in bondage to any one. How sayest thou: Ye shall be made free? 34Jesus answered them: Verily, verily, I say to you, every one who commits sin is a servant of sin. 35And the servant abides not in the house forever. 36The Son abides forever; if therefore the Son shall make you free, ye will be free indeed. 37I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word has no place in you. 38I speak what I have seen with my Father; and ye therefore do what ye have heard from your father.

39They answered and said to him: Our father is Abraham. Jesus says to them: If ye were children of Abraham, ye would do the works of Abraham. 40But now ye seek to kill me, a man who has spoken to you the truth, which I heard from God. This Abraham did not. 41Ye do the works of your father. They said to him: We were not born of fornication; we have one father, God. 42Jesus said to them: If God were your father, ye would love me; for from God I came forth, and am come; neither have I come of myself, but he sent me. 43Why do ye not understand my speech? Because ye can not hear my word. 44Ye are of your father the Devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abides not in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own; because he is a liar, and the father of it. 45And because I speak the truth, ye believe me not.

46Which of you convicts me of sin? If I speak truth, why do ye not believe me? 47He that is of God hears God's words; ye therefore hear not, because ye are not of God.

48The Jews answered and said to him: Say we not well, that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon? 49Jesus answered: I have not a demon; but I honor my Father, and ye dishonor me. 50And I seek not my own glory; there is one that seeks, and judges. 51Verily, verily, I say to you, if any one keep my saying, he shall not see death, forever. 52The Jews said to him: Now we know that thou hast a demon. Abraham is dead, and the prophets; and thou sayest: If a man keep my saying, he shall not taste of death, forever. 53Art thou greater than our father Abraham, who is dead? And the prophets are dead. Whom makest thou thyself? 54Jesus answered: If I honor myself, my honor is nothing. It is my Father that honors me, of whom ye say, that he is your God. 55And ye know him not; but I know him. And if I say, I know him not, I shall be a liar like to you. But I know him, and I keep his word. 56Abraham, your father, rejoiced to see my day; and he saw it, and was glad. 57The Jews therefore said to him: Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? 58Jesus said to them: Verily, verily, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am. 59They took up stones therefore to cast at him. But Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple.

IX.  

And passing along, he saw a man blind from his birth. 2And his disciples asked him, saying: Master, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he should be born blind? 3Jesus answered: Neither this man sinned, nor his parents; but that the works of God should be made manifest in him. 4I must work the works of him who sent me, while it is day. Night is coming, when none can work. 5As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world.

6Having thus spoken, he spit on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay, 7and said to him: Go, wash in the pool of Siloam (which is interpreted, Sent). He went away therefore, and washed, and came seeing.

8The neighbors therefore, and they who before had seen him that he was a beggar, said: Is not this he that sits and begs? 9Some said: This is he; and others: He is like him; he said: I am he. 10Therefore they said to him: How were thine eyes opened? 11He answered: A man called Jesus made clay, and anointed mine eyes, and said to me: Go to the pool of Siloam, and wash. And I went away and washed, and received sight. 12They said to him: Where is he? He said: I know not.

13They bring to the Pharisees him who before was blind. 14And it was the sabbath when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes. 15Again therefore the Pharisees also asked him, how he received sight. He said to them: He put clay upon mine eyes, and I washed, and do see. 16Therefore some of the Pharisees said: This man is not from God, because he keeps not the sabbath. Others said: How can a man that is a sinner do such signs? And there was a division among them. 17They say to the blind man again: What sayest thou of him, seeing that he opened thine eyes? He said: He is a Prophet.

18The Jews therefore did not believe concerning him, that he was blind and received sight, until they called the parents of him that received sight. 19And they asked them, saying: Is this your son, who ye say was born blind? How then does he now see? 20His parents answered them and said: We know that this is our son, and that he was born blind. 21But by what means he now sees, we know not; or who opened his eyes, we know not. He is of age; ask him. He shall speak for himself. 22These words spoke his parents, because they feared the Jews; for the Jews had agreed already, that if any one acknowledged him as Christ, he should be put out of the synagogue. 23Therefore his parents said: He is of age; ask him.

24They therefore called a second time the man that was blind, and said to him: Give glory to God; we know that this man is a sinner. 25He answered therefore: Whether he is a sinner, I know not; one thing I know, that, whereas I was blind, now I see. 26They therefore said to him: What did he to thee? How opened he thine eyes? 27He answered them: I told you already, and ye did not hear. Wherefore would ye hear again? Will ye also become his disciples? 28They reviled him, and said: Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples. 29We know that God has spoken to Moses; but this man we know not, whence he is. 30The man answered and said to them: Why herein is a marvelous thing, that ye know not whence he is, and he opened mine eyes. 31Now we know that God hears not sinners. But if any one is a worshiper of God, and does his will, him he hears. 32Since the world began, it was not heard that any one opened the eyes of one born blind. 33If this man were not from God, he could do nothing. 34They answered and said to him: Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.

35Jesus heard that they cast him out; and finding him, he said to him: Dost thou believe on the Son of God? 36He answered and said: Who then is he, Lord, that I may believe on him? 37And Jesus said to him: Thou hast both seen him, and he it is that talks with thee. 38And he said: Lord, I believe. And he worshiped him.

39And Jesus said: For judgment came I into this world; that they who see not may see, and that they who see may become blind. 40And some of the Pharisees who were with him heard these words, and said to him: Are we also blind? 41Jesus said to them: If ye were blind, ye would not have sin. But now ye say: We see. Your sin remains!

X.  

Verily, verily, I say to you: He that enters not through the door into the sheepfold, but climbs up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber. 2But he that enters in through the door is a shepherd of the sheep. 3To him the porter opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name, and leads them out. 4And when he has put forth all his own, he goes before them; and the sheep follow him, for they know his voice. 5And a stranger they will not follow, but will flee from him; because they know not the voice of strangers.

6This parable spoke Jesus to them; but they understood not what things they were which he spoke to them.

7Therefore said Jesus to them again: Verily, verily, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8All who came before me are thieves and robbers; but the sheep did not hear them. 9I am the door. If any one enter in through me, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out and find pasture. 10The thief comes not but to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I came that they may have life, and that they may have it abundantly.

11I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. 12But he that is a hireling, and not a shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep, and flees; and the wolf catches them, and scatters the sheep. 13The hireling flees, because he is a hireling, and cares not for the sheep. 14I am the good shepherd; and I know mine, and am known by mine, 15as the Father knows me, and I know the Father; and I lay down my life for the sheep. 16And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold. Them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one flock, one shepherd. 17For this the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again. 18No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. This commandment I received from my Father.

19Again there arose a division among the Jews because of these words. 20And many of them said: He has a demon, and is mad, why do ye hear him? 21Others said: These are not the words of one that has a demon. Can a demon open the eyes of the blind?

22And there came the feast of the dedication, in Jerusalem; and it was winter. 23And Jesus was walking in the temple, in the porch of Solomon. 24The Jews therefore came around him, and said to him: How long dost thou hold us in doubt? If thou art the Christ, tell us plainly.

25Jesus answered them: I told you, and ye do not believe. The works that I do in my Father's name, these bear witness of me. 26But ye do not believe; for ye are not of my sheep, as I said to you. 27My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me; 28and I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, nor shall any one pluck them out of my hand. 29My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; and no one is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. 30I and the Father are one.

31The Jews therefore took up stones again to stone him. 32Jesus answered them: Many good works have I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me? 33The Jews answered him: For a good work we stone thee not, but for blasphemy, and because thou, being man, makest thyself God. 34Jesus answered them: Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? 35If he called them gods to whom the word of God came, and the Scripture can not be broken, 36say ye of him, whom the Father sanctified, and sent into the world, Thou blasphemest, because I said, I am the Son of God? 37If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. 38But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works; that ye may learn and know, that the Father is in me, and I in the Father. 39Therefore they sought again to seize him; and he went forth, out of their hand.

40And he went away again beyond the Jordan, to the place where John was at first immersing; and there he abode. 41And many came to him, and said: John indeed wrought no sign; but all things that John spoke of this man were true. 42And many believed on him there.

XI.  

Now a certain one was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, from the village of Mary and Martha her sister. 2It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. 3The sisters therefore sent to him, saying: Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick. 4And Jesus hearing it, said: This sickness is not for death, but for the sake of the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified thereby.

5Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus. 6When therefore he heard that he was sick, he then abode two days in the place where he was. 7Then after this he says to the disciples: Let us go into Judæa again. 8The disciples say to him: Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thou thither again? 9Jesus answered: Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any one walk in the day, he stumbles not, because he sees the light of this world. 10But if any one walk in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.

11These things said he; and after this he says to them: Lazarus our friend has fallen asleep; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. 12Therefore his disciples said: Lord if he has fallen asleep, he will be restored. 13But Jesus had spoken of his death; but they thought that he said it of taking rest in sleep. 14Then therefore Jesus said to them plainly: Lazarus is dead. 15And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, that ye may believe. But let us go to him. 16Therefore said Thomas, who is called Didymus, to his fellow disciples: Let us also go, that we may die with him.

17Having come therefore, Jesus found that he had already been four days in the tomb.

18Now Bethany was nigh to Jerusalem, about fifteen furlongs off. 19And many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.

20Therefore Martha, when she heard that Jesus is coming, went and met him; but Mary sat in the house. 21Then said Martha to Jesus: Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. 22But even now, I know that whatever thou shalt ask of God, God will give it thee. 23Jesus says to her: Thy brother will rise again. 24Martha says to him: I know that he will rise again, in the resurrection at the last day. 25Jesus said to her: I am the resurrection, and the life; he that believes on me, though he be dead, yet shall he live; 26and whoever lives and believes on me, shall never die. Believest thou this? 27She says to him: Yea, Lord; I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God, who comes into the world.

28And having said this, she went away, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying: The Teacher is come, and calls for thee. 29And she, when she heard it, rises quickly and comes to him.

30Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but was in the place where Martha met him. 31The Jews therefore who were with her in the house and comforting her, when they saw that Mary rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying: She goes to the tomb to weep there.

32Mary therefore, when she came where Jesus was, seeing him, fell down at his feet, saying to him: Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.

33Jesus therefore, when he saw her weeping, and the Jews weeping who came with her, groaned in spirit, and was troubled. 34And he said: Where have ye laid him? They say to him: Lord, come and see. 35Jesus wept.

36The Jews therefore said: Behold how he loved him! 37And some of them said: Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind, have caused even that this man should not have died? 38Jesus therefore, again groaning in himself, comes to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it.

39Jesus says: Take away the stone. The sister of him that was dead, Martha, says to him: Lord, by this time he is offensive; for he has been dead four days. 40Jesus says to her: Said I not to thee, that, if thou believe, thou shalt see the glory of God?

41So they took away the stone. And Jesus raised his eyes upward, and said: Father, I thank thee that thou didst hear me. 42And I knew that thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the multitude standing around I said it, that they might believe that thou didst send me. 43And having thus spoken, he cried with a loud voice: Lazarus, come forth. 44And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus says to them: Loose him, and let him go.

45Many therefore of the Jews who came to Mary, and saw what he did, believed on him. 46But some of them went away to the Pharisees, and told them what Jesus did.

47Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said: What do we, seeing that this man works many signs? 48If we let him thus alone, all will believe on him; and the Romans will come and take away both our place and nation. 49And a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest that year, said to them: Ye know nothing; 50nor do ye consider that it is expedient for us, that one man die for the people, and not the whole nation perish. 51And this he spoke not of himself; but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for the nation; 52and not for the nation only, but that also he should gather together into one the children of God that were scattered abroad.

53Therefore from that day forth they took counsel together to put him to death. 54Jesus therefore no longer walked openly among the Jews; but departed thence to the country near to the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

55And the passover of the Jews was at hand; and many went up to Jerusalem out of the country, before the passover, that they might purify themselves. 56They sought therefore for Jesus, and said among themselves, as they stood in the temple: What think ye, that he will not come to the feast? 57Now the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any one knew where he was, he should make it known, that they might seize him.

XII.  

Therefore Jesus, six days before the passover, came to Bethany, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom Jesus raised from the dead. 2They therefore made him a supper there, and Martha served; and Lazarus was one of those who reclined at table with him.

3Then Mary took a pound of ointment of pure spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odor of the ointment. 4Then says one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, who was about to betray him: 5Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred denáries, and given to the poor? 6This he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bore what was put therein. 7Then said Jesus: Let her alone; she has kept it to the day of my preparation for burial. 8For the poor ye have always with you; but me ye have not always.

9A great multitude of the Jews therefore knew that he was there. And they came, not because of Jesus only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he raised from the dead.

10But the chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus also to death; 11because by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.

12On the morrow a great multitude that had come to the feast, hearing that Jesus is coming to Jerusalem, 13took branches of the palm-trees and went forth to meet him, and cried: Hosanna; blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, the King of Israel. 14And Jesus, having found a young ass, sat thereon; as it is written:

15Fear not, daughter of Zion;

Behold, thy King comes,

Sitting on an ass's colt.

16These things his disciples understood not at the first. But when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of him, and that they did these things to him.

17The multitude therefore that was with him when he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bore witness. 18For this the multitude also met him, because they heard that he had wrought this sign. 19The Pharisees therefore said among themselves: Perceive ye that ye avail nothing? Behold, the world is gone after him.

20And there were certain Greeks, of those who come up to worship at the feast. 21These came therefore to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying: Sir, we would see Jesus. 22Philip comes and tells Andrew; Andrew and Philip come and tell Jesus.

23And Jesus answered them, saying: The hour has come, that the Son of man should be glorified. 24Verily, verily, I say to you, except the grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone; but if it die, it brings forth much fruit. 25He that loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. 26If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be. If any one serve me, him will the Father honor.

27Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour! But for this cause came I unto this hour. 28Father, glorify thy name. Then there came a voice out of heaven: I both have glorified it, and will glorify it again.

29The multitude therefore that stood by and heard, said that it thundered; others said: An angel has spoken to him. 30Jesus answered and said: This voice came not for my sake, but for your sakes. 31Now is the judgment of this world; now shall the prince of this world be cast out. 32And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men to me. 33This he said, signifying by what manner of death he should die.

34The multitude answered him: We heard out of the law that the Christ abides forever; and how sayest thou: The Son of man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of man? 35Jesus therefore said to them: Yet a little while is the light among you. Walk while ye have the light, that darkness may not overtake you; and he that walks in the darkness knows not whither he goes. 36While ye have the light, believe on the light, that ye may become sons of light.

These things spoke Jesus, and departed, and hid himself from them.

37But though he had wrought so many signs before them, they did not believe on him; 38that the saying of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke:

Lord, who believed our report,

And to whom was the arm of the Lord revealed?

39Therefore they could not believe, because Isaiah said again:

40He has blinded their eyes,

And has hardened their heart;

That they should not see with their eyes,

And understand with their heart,

And turn, and I should heal them.

41These things said Isaiah, because he saw his glory, and spoke of him. 42Yet, even of the rulers many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not acknowledge him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue; 43for they loved the glory of men more than the glory of God.

44And Jesus cried and said: He that believes on me, believes not on me but on him who sent me. 45And he that beholds me beholds him who sent me. 46I have come a light into the world, that whoever believes on me may not abide in the darkness. 47And if any one hear my words, and keep them not, I do not judge him; for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. 48He that rejects me, and receives not my words, has one that judges him. The word that I spokes that shall judge him in the last day. 49Because I spoke not from myself; but the Father who sent me, he has given me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak. 50And I know that his commandment is everlasting life. What things I speak therefore, as the Father has said to me, so I speak.

XIII.  

And before the feast of the passover, Jesus knowing that his hour has come that he should depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, loved them to the end. 2And supper being served, the Devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him; 3knowing that the Father has given all things into his hands, and that he came out from God, and is going to God, 4he rises from the supper, and lays aside his garments, and taking a towel he girded himself. 5After that he pours water into the basin, and began to wash the feet of his disciples, and to wipe them with the towel with which he was girded.

6He comes therefore to Simon Peter; and Peter says to him: Lord, dost thou wash my feet? 7Jesus answered and said to him: What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter. 8Peter says to him: Never shalt thou wash my feet. Jesus answered him: If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me. 9Simon Peter says to him: Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head. 10Jesus says to him: He that has bathed has no need save to wash the feet, but is wholly clean. And ye are clean; but not all. 11For he knew his betrayer; therefore he said: Ye are not all clean.

12When therefore he had washed their feet, he took his garments, and reclining again at table, said to them: Know ye what I have done to you? 13Ye call me the Teacher, and the Master; and ye say well, for so I am. 14If I then, the Master and the Teacher, washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet. 15For I gave you an example, that as I did to you, ye also should do. 16Verily, verily, I say to you, a servant is not greater than his lord, nor one that is sent greater than he who sent him. 17If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

18I speak not of you all; I know whom I chose; but that the scripture might be fulfilled, He that eats the loaf with me lifted up his heel against me. 19Even now I tell you, before it comes to pass, that when it comes to pass, ye may believe that I am he. 20Verily, verily, I say to you, he that receives whomsoever I send receives me; and he that receives me receives him who sent me.

21Having said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit, and testified and said: Verily, verily, I say to you, that one of you will betray me. 22The disciples therefore looked one on another, doubting of whom he spoke. 23And there was reclining in Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom Jesus loved. 24To him therefore Simon Peter beckons, and says to him: Say who it is of whom he speaks. 25And he, leaning back on Jesus' breast, says to him: Lord, who is it? 26Jesus answers: He it is, to whom I shall give the morsel, when I have dipped it. And having dipped the morsel, he gives it to Judas Iscariot, son of Simon. 27And after the morsel, then entered Satan into him. Jesus therefore says to him: What thou doest, do quickly.

28And no one at the table knew for what intent he spoke this to him. 29For some thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus said to him: Buy what we need for the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.

30He then, having received the morsel, went immediately out; and it was night.

31When therefore he was gone out, Jesus says: Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him. 32If God is glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself, and will straightway glorify him. 33Children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye will seek me; and as I said to the Jews, whither I go ye can not come, so now I say to you. 34A new commandment I give to you, that ye love one another; as I loved you, that ye also love one another. 35By this shall all know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one toward another.

36Simon Peter says to him: Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered him: Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterward. 37Peter says to him: Lord, why can not I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee. 38Jesus answers: Wilt thou lay down thy life for me? Verily, verily, I say to thee, a cock will not crow, till thou hast denied me thrice.

XIV.  

Let not your heart be troubled. Believe on God, and believe on me. 2In my Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you; because I go to prepare a place for you. 3And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am ye may be also. 4And ye know the way whither I go.

5Thomas says to him: Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how do we know the way? 6Jesus says to him: I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father, but by me. 7If ye knew me, ye would know my Father also; and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.

8Philip says to him: Lord, show us the Father, and it suffices us. 9Jesus says to him: Am I so long time with you, and dost thou not know me, Philip? He that has seen me has seen the Father; and how sayest thou: Show us the Father? 10Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? The words that I speak to you I speak not of myself; but the Father who dwells in me, he does the works. 11Believe me, that I am in the Father, and the Father in me; or else believe for the very works' sake.

12Verily, verily, I say to you, he that believes on me, the works that I do he shall do also, and greater than these shall he do, because I go to the Father. 13And whatever ye shall ask in my name, that I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. 14If ye shall ask anything in my name, I will do it.

15If ye love me, keep my commandments. 16And I will ask of the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, that he may be with you forever; 17the Spirit of truth, whom the world can not receive, because it sees him not, neither knows him; but ye know him, because he abides with you, and shall be in you. 18I will not leave you bereaved; I will come to you.

19Yet a little while, and the world sees me no more; but ye see me; because I live, ye shall live also. 20In that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I in you. 21He that has my commandments, and keeps them, he it is that loves me; and he that loves me shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

22Judas says to him (not Iscariot): Lord, how is it that thou wilt manifest thyself to us, and not to the world? 23Jesus answered and said to him: If any one loves me, he will keep my word; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and make our abode with him. 24He that loves me not, keeps not my words; and the word which ye hear is not mine, but the Father's who sent me.

25These things have I spoken to you, while abiding with you. 26But the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things which I said to you.

27Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you; not as the world gives, give I to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. 28Ye heard how I said to you: I go away; and I come to you. If ye loved me, ye would have rejoiced that I go to the Father; because the Father is greater than I. 29And now I have told you before it comes to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe.

30I will no longer talk much with you; for the prince of the world comes, and in me he has nothing. 31But that the world may know that I love the Father, and as the Father gave me commandment, so I do. Arise, let us go hence.