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THE GOSPEL

ACCORDING TO

S. JOHN.

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1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was 2 with God, and the Word was God. "The same was in

the beginning with God. "All things were made ' by him; and without him ? was not anything made that hath been

'In him was life; and the life was the light of 5 men.

"And the light shineth in the darkness; and the 6 darkness : apprehended it not. "There came a man, sent (7) from God, whose name was John. "The same came for

witness, that he might bear witness of the light, that all 8 might believe through him. "He was not the light, but (9 came that he might bear witness of the light. 14 There was

the true light, even the light which lighteth "every man, 10 coming into the world. "He was in the world, and the

world was made by him, and the world knew him not.

"He came unto his own, and they that were his own re(12 ceived him not. "But as many as received him, to them

gave he the right to become children of God, even to them 13

that believe on his name: 'which were born, not of

8 blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of (14 man, but of God. "And the Word became flesh, and

odwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, glory as of

10 the only begotten from the Father), full of grace and 15 truth. "John beareth witness of him, and crieth, saying, Or, through ? Or, was not anything made. That which hath been made was life in him ; and the life &c.

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3 Or, overcame. See ch. xii. 35 (Gr.). *Or, The true light, which lighteth every man, was coming 5 Or, every man as

6 Gr. his own things. ? Or, begotten Gr. tabernacled. 10 Or, an only begotten from a father A. V.-CH. I. 3 was; 5 comprehended ; 6 was ; 7 (a)..to .. (men); 8 that .. was sent to.. that: 9 (That)..(that) | cometh ||; 12 power..(the) sons ; 14 was made..(the)..of ; 15 bare. . cried.

he cometh

8 Gr. blood's.

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1 This was he of whom I said, He that cometh after me (16) is become before me: for he was a before me. "For of his fulness we all received, and

grace

for
grace.

"For the law was given by Moses; grace and truth came * by 18 Jesus Christ. "No man hath seen God at any time ; 4 the

only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father,

he hath declared him. 19)

And this is the witness of John, when the Jews sent unto him from Jerusalem priests and Levites to ask him, 20 Who art thou ? "And he confessed, and denied not; and 21 he confessed, I am not the Christ "And they asked him,

What then ? Art thou Elijah ? And he saith, I am not. 22) Art thou the prophet ? And he answered, No. "They

said therefore unto him, Who art thou ? that we may give

an answer to them that sent us. What sayest thou of 23 thyself? "He said, I am the voice of one crying in the

wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord, as said (24 Isaiah the prophet. "And they had been sent from the

Pharisees. 25)

"And they asked him, and said unto him, Why then baptizest thou, if thou art not the Christ, (26) neither Elijah, neither the prophet? "John answered

them, saying, I baptize ® with water: in the midst of you (27) standeth one whom ye know not, "even he that cometh

after me, the latchet of whose shoe I am not worthy to 28 unloose. "These things were done in Bethany beyond

Jordan, where John was baptizing. (29

On the morrow he seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold, the Lamb of God, which staketh away the sin of the world! "This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is become before me: for he was

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1 Some ancient authorities read (this was he that said). ? Gr. first in regard of

3 Or, through Many very ancient authorities read God only begotten. 6 Or, And certain had been sent from among the Pharisees. 6 Or, in

me.

* Many ancient authorities read Bethabarah, some, Betharabah. * Or, beareth the sin

A. V.-spake.. preferred ; 16 | And I .. (have); 17 (but); 19 record ; 20 but ; 21 Elias .. that ; 22 Then ; 23 Esaias ; 24 [which) were..(were) of ; 25 be..that... nor | Elias.. that ; 26 [but] (there). among ; 27 [it is, who] coming.. [is preferred before me]..shoe's; 28 | Bethabara | ; 29 next day (John]; 30 preferred.

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"And I knew him not; but that he should be made manifest to Israel, for this cause came I baptiz32) ing with water. "And John bare witness, saying, I have

beheld the Spirit descending as a dove out of heaven ; 33 and it abode upon him. "And I knew him not : but he

that sent me to baptize ?with water, he said unto me, Upon whomsoever thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and abiding upon him, the same is he that baptizeth ' with the Holy Spirit. "And I have seen, and have borne witness that this is the Son of God.

Again on the morrow John was standing, and two of 36) his disciples ; "and he looked upon Jesus as he walked, 37 and saith, Behold, the Lamb of God! "And the two dis38 ciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. "And

Jesus turned, and beheld them following, and saith unto them, What seek ye? And they said unto him, Rabbi

(which is to say, being interpreted, 8 Master), where (39 abidest thou? "He saith unto them, Come, and ye shall

They came therefore and saw where he abode ; and they abode with him that day: it was about the tenth 40 hour. "One of the two that heard John speak, and fol(41) lowed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter's brother. "He

findeth first his own brother Simon, and saith unto him,

We have found the Messiah (which is, being interpreted, (42 *Christ). "He brought him unto Jesus. Jesus looked

upon him, and said, Thou art Simon the son of "John: thou shalt be called Cephas (which is by interpretation,

6 Peter). (43

On the morrow he was minded to go forth into Galilee, and he findeth Philip: and Jesus saith unto him, Follow

"Now Philip was from Bethsaida, of the city of Gr. first in regard of me. ? Or, in

4 That is, Anointed. 5 Gr. Joanes : called in Matt. xvi. 17, Jonah.

see.

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3 Or, Teacher

That is, Rock or Stone.

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A. V.-31 therefore am ..come ; 32 record.. saw..from .. I likeli 33 the same.. whom ... remaining on..which..Ghost ; 34 saw.. bare record ; 35 next day after..stood ; 36 looking ; 38 Then..saw.. dwellest ; 39 dwelt.. [for] ; 40 which ; 41 Messias .. [the] : 42 [And]..to.. [And] (when)..beheld . . (he).. | Jona |..A stone ; 43 day following [Jesus] would ; 44 of.

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Andrew and Peter. "Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the

law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the (46 son of Joseph. "And Nathanael said unto him, Can any

good thing come out of Nazareth ? Philip saith unto 47 him, Come and see. "Jesus saw Nathanael coming to

him, and saith of him, Behold, an Israelite indeed, in (48 whom is no guile! "Nathanael saith unto him, Whence

knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him,

Before Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig (49 tree, I saw thee. "Nathanael answered him, Rabbi, thou 50 art the Son of God; thou art King of Israel. "Jesus an

swered and said unto him, Because I said unto thee, I

saw thee underneath the fig tree, believest thou? thou (51 shalt see greater things than these. "And he saith unto

him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and de

scending upon the Son of man. 21

And the third day there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there : "and Jesus 3 also was bidden, and his disciples, to the marriage. And

when the wine failed, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, 4 They have no wine. "And Jesus saith unto her, Woman,

what have I to do with thee? mine hour is not yet come.

"His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith (6) unto you, do it.

"Now there were six waterpots, of stone set there after the Jews' manner of purifying, containing z two or three firkins apiece. "Jesus saith unto them, Fill

the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to 8 the brim. "And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and

bear unto the truler of the feast. And they bare it. (9

"And when the ruler of the feast tasted the water ? now become wine, and knew not whence it was (but the ser1 Or, steward

? Or, that it had become

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A. V.-46 (there) ; 48 (that) ; 49 (and saith] (unto). . [the] : 50 under: 51 (Hereafter] ..open. -CH. 11. 2 both..called ; 3 (they) wanted ; 6 And..(the).. (the).. of.. Jews; 8 governor ; 9 (had)..(that) was made.

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vants which had drawn the water knew), the ruler of the (10 feast calleth the bridegroom, "and saith unto him, Every

man setteth on first the good wine; and when men have

drunk freely, then that which is worse: thou hast kept the (1 good wine until now. "This beginning of his signs did

Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested his glory; and
his disciples believed on him.

After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his
mother, and his brethren, and his disciples : and there

they abode not many days. 13)

And the passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus 14 went up to Jerusalem. "And he found in the temple

those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the (15 changers of money sitting : "and he made a scourge of

cords, and cast all out of the temple, both the sheep and

the oxen ; and he poured out the changers' money, and 16) overthrew their tables ; "and to them that sold the doves

he said, Take these things hence; make not my Father's (17 house a house of merchandise. "His disciples remem

bered that it was written, The zeal of thine house shall 18) eat me up. "The Jews therefore answered and said unto

him, What sign shewest thou unto us, seeing that thou doest these things ? "Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this 'temple, and in three days I will raise it up. 'The Jews therefore said, Forty and six years was this

"temple in building, and wilt thou raise it up in three 21(22 days ? 'But he spake of the 'temple of his body. "When

therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remem-
bered that he spake this ; and they believed the scripture,

and the word which Jesus had said. (23

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, during the feast, many believed on his name, beholding his signs

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1 Or, sanctuary

A.V.-drew..governor..called ; 10 at the beginning doth set forth..well..(but); 11 miracles . . (forth) ; 12 continued ; 13 Jews'; 15 (when) .. (had).. (small).. (he) drove (them).. and .. the ; 16 unto .. an ; 17 [And].. hath eaten | ; 18 Then ; 20 Then.. rear ; 22 risen..had said .. [unto them) ; 23 in .. (day)..in..(when they) saw the miracles.

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