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everlasting Life. For God fent not Jerufalem. Etat. 30. his fon into the world to condemn the John iii. Minist. I. « world; but that the world through 17 "him might be faved. He that believ- 18. "eth on him, is not condemned: but he "that believeth not, is condemned al
ready, because he hath not believed in
For every one that doth evil hateth 20.-
SE C T. XXIV.
Jefus departs from Jerufalem with Judes. his difciples and baptizeth.
FTER these things came Jefus a2 and his disciples into the land of Judea, and there he tarried with them, and baptized.
John iii. 23.
John the Baptift continues to bap-
ND John alfo was baptizing in Enon, near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized. For John was not yet caft into prifon.
Then there arofe a queftion between "Jome of John's difciples, and the Jews26. about purifying. And they came unto John and faid unto him, Rabbi, be that was with thee beyond Fordan, to whom thou bareft witness, behold the fame bap27. tizeth, and all men come to him. John answered and faid, a man can receive nothing, except it be given him from "heaven; ye your felves bear me witness, that I faid I am not the Chrift, but "that I am fent before him. He that
hath the bride is the bridegroom: but "the friend of the bridegroom, which ftandeth, and heareth him, rejoyceth greatly becaufe of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfil"led. He muft increafe, but I must "decrease. He that cometh from above, is above all: he that is of the earth, is "earthly, and fpeaketh of the earth: he that cometh from heaven, is above all. And what he hath feen and heard, 32« that Le teftifieth, and no man recei
"veth his teftimony. He that hath re- Enon. Etat. 30. "ceived his teftimony, hath fet to his 33. John iii. Minift. I. « feal that God is true. For he whom 34.
"God hath fent, fpeaketh the words of
"The Father loveth the fon, and hath 35.
John put in Prison by Herod.
• Mat. xiv. iv. BUT Herod the Tetrarch added yet 19. Luk. iii.
this above all, that he shut up 20.
Mar. vi.17, in prifon, being reproved by him for He- 19.
rodias his brother Philip's wife, for he 17. Mar. vi.
Mat, iv. 12.
Difcourfes of Jefus with the Samari
THEN therefore the Lord knew, how the Pharifees had heard that Jefus made and baptized more difciples 2. than John, (though Jefus himself baptized not, but his difciples) * Now when Jefus heard [alfo] that John was caft into Prifon. He left Judea, and departed a- Mat. iv, 4. gain into Galilee, and he muft needs go 12. 5. through Samaria. Then cometh he to a City of Samaria, which is called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob 6. gave to his fon Jofeph. Now Jacob's well was there, Jefus therefore being wearied with his Journey, fat thus on the well, and it was about the fixth hour.
There cometh a woman of Samaria to draw water: Jefus faith unto her. 8. Give me to drink. (For his difciples were gone away unto the City to buy 9. meat) Then faith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is that thou being a Few askeft drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? (for the Jews have no 10. dealings with the (a) Samaritans.) Jefus
Anno Etat. 30 Minift. I.
(a) Samaritans were a people that after the carrying away of the ten Tribes into Captivity inhabited that Country, betwixt whom and the Jews there was great enmity.
answered and faid unto her, if thou Sychar.