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offended at Christ.

his way, therefore, and washed, jing, Is this your son, who ye say and came seeing. was born blind? how then doth 8 The neighbours, therefore, he now see? and they which before had seen 20 His parents answered them, him, that he was blind, said, Is and said, We know that this is not this he that sat and begged? our son, and that he was born

9 Some said, This is heblind:

others said, He is like him: but 21 But by what means he now he said, I am be. seeth, we know not; or who hath 10 Therefore, said they unto opened his eyes, we know not: he him, How were thine eyes open-is of age; ask him: he shall speak ed? for himself.

11 He answered, and said, A 22 These words spake his paman that is called Jesus, made rents, because they feared the clay, and anointed mine eyes, Jews for the Jews had agreed and said unto me, Go to the pool already, that if any man did conof Siloam, and wash: and I went fess that he was Christ, he should and washed, and I received sight. be put out of the synagogue.

12 Then said they unto him, 23 Therefore, said his parents, Where is he? He said, I know He is of age, ask him.


24 Then again called they the 13 ¶ They brought to the Pha-man that was blind, and said unto risees, him that aforetime was him, Give God the praise: we blind. know that this man is a sinner. 14 And it was the sabbath-day 25 He answered, and said, when Jesus made the clay, and Whether he be a sinner, or no, opened his eyes. know not: one thing I know, 15 Then again the Pharisees that, whereas I was blind, now I also asked him how he had receiv-see.

ed his sight? He said unto them, 26 Then said they to him again, He put clay upon mine eyes, and What did he to thee? how openI washed, and do see. ed he thine eyes?

16 Therefore, said some of the 27 He answered them, I have Pharisees, This man is not of told you already, and ye did not God, because he keepeth not the hear: wherefore would ye hear it sabbath-day. Others said, How again? will ye also be his discican a man that is a sinner, dojples?

such miracles? And there was 23 Then they reviled him, and division among them. said, Thou art his disciple; but 17 They say unto the blind we are Moses' disciples. man again, What sayest thou of 29 We know that God spake him, that he hath opened thine unto Moses: as for this fellow we eyes? He said, He is a prophet. know not from whence he is.

18 But the Jews did not believe 30 The man answered, and said concerning him, that he had beenjunto them, Why, herein is a blind, and received his sight, un-marvellous thing, that ye know til they called the parents of him not from whence he is, and yet he that had received his sight. hath opened mine eyes. 19 And they asked them, say. I 31 Now we know that God

Christ is the door,

Chap. x. and good shepherd. heareth not sinners: but if any 3 To him the porter openeth; man be a worshipper of God, and and the sheep hear his voice: and doth his will, him he heareth. he calleth his own sheep by name, 32 Since the world began was and leadeth them out.

it not heard, that any man opened 4 And when he putteth forth the eyes of one that was born his own sheep, he goeth before blind. them, and the sheep follow him : 33 If this man were not of God, for they know his voice." he could do nothing.

5 And a stranger will they not 34 They answered, and said follow, but will flee from him: unto him, Thou wast altogether for they know not the voice of born in sins, and dost thou teach strangers.

us? And they cast him out.

6 This parable spake Jesus 35 ¶ Jesus heard that they had unto them: but they understood cast him out; and, when he had not what things they were which found him, he said unto him, he spake unto them.

Dost thou believe on the Son of 7 Then said Jesus unto them God? again, Verily, verily, I say unto 36 He answered, and said, you, I am the door of the sheep. Who is he, Lord, that I might 8 All that ever came before me believe on him? are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.

37 And Jesus said unto him, Thou hast both seen him, and it 9 I am the door: by me, if any is he that talketh with thee.. man enter in, he shall be saved, 38 And he said, Lord, I be-and shall go in and out, and find lieve. And he worshipped him. pasture.

39 ¶ And Jesus said, For judg- 10 The thief cometh not, but ment I am come into this world; for to steal, and to kill, and to that they which see not, might destroy: I am come that they see; and that they which see, might have life, and that they might be made blind. might have it more abundantly. 40 And some of the Pharisees, 11 I am the good shepherd: which were with him, heard these the good shepherd giveth his life words, and said unto him, Are for the sheep. we blind also?


12 But he that is an hireling, 41 Jesus said unto them, If ye and not the shepherd, whose own were blind, ye should have no the sheep are not, seeth the wolf sin but now ye say, We see;coming, and leaveth the sheep, therefore your sin remaineth. and fleeth and the wolf catcheth CHAP. X. them, and scattereth the sheep. Christ the good shepherd. 13 The hireling fleeth, because ERILY, verily, I say unto he is an hireling, and careth not you, He that entereth not for the sheep.

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by the door into the sheep-fold, 14 I am the good shepherd, and but climbeth up some other way, know my sheep, and am known the same is a thief and a robber. of mine.

2 But he that entereth in by the door, is the shepherd of the sheep.

15 As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep.

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16 And other sheep I have, me, is greater than all: and no which are not of this fold: them man is able to pluck them out of also I must bring, and they shall my Father's hand. hear my voice; and there shall be 30 I and my Father are one. one fold, and one shepherd. 31 Then the Jews took up 17 Therefore doth my Father stones again to stone him. love me, because I lay down my 32 Jesus answered them, Many life, that I might take it again. good works have I shewed you 18 No man taketh it from me, from my Father; for which of but I lay it down of myself: Ithose works do ye stone me? have power to lay it down, and I 33 The Jews answered him, have power to take it again. This saying, For a good work we stone commandment have I received of thee not, but for blasphemy, and my Father. because that thou, being a man,

19 There was a division, makest thyself God. therefore, again among the Jews for these sayings.

34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, 20 And many of them said, He Ye are gods? hath a devil, and is mad; why 35 If he called them gods, unto hear ye him? whom the word of God came, 21 Others said, These are not and the scripture cannot be brothe words of him that hath a de-ken, vil. Can a devil open the eyes of 36 Say ye of him, whom the the blind? Father hath sanctified, and sent 22 And it was at Jerusalem into the world, Thou blasphemthe feast of the dedication, and itfest; because I said, I am the Son was winter. of God?

23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon's porch.

37 If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not.

24 Then came the Jews round 38 But if I do, though ye beabout him, and said unto him, lieve not me, believe the works; How long dost thou make us to that ye may know, and believe, doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell that the Father is in me, and I in us plainly. him.

25 Jesus answered them, I told 39Therefore they sought again you, and ye believed not: the to take him: but he escaped out. works that I do in my Father's of their hand,

name, they bear witness of me. 40 And went away again be26 But ye believe not, because yond Jordan, into the place where ye are not of my sheep, as I said John at first baptized; and there unto you. he abode.

27 My sheep hear my voice, 41 And many resorted unto and I know them, and they fol-him, and said, John did no miralow me: cle but all things that John spake

28 And I give unto them eter-of this man were true.

nal life; and they shall never pe- 42 And many believed on him rish, neither shall any man pluck there. them out of my hand.

29 My Father, which gave them


CHAP. XI. Lazarus raised from death.


Lazarus' sickness and death. Chap. xi. Martha's faith in Christ. OW a certain man was sick, 14 Then said Jesus unto them named Lazarus, of Bethany, plainly, Lazarus is dead. the town of Mary and her sister 15 And I am glad for your Martha. sakes, that I was not there, to the 2 (It was that Mary which an-intent ye may believe; nevertheointed the Lord with ointment, less let us go unto him. and wiped his feet with her hair, 16 Then said Thomas, whichis whose brother Lazarus was sick.) called Didymus, unto his fellow3 Therefore, his sisters sent disciples, Let us also go, that we unto him, saying, Lord, behold, may die with him. he whom thou lovest is sick.

17 Then, when Jesus came, he 4 When Jesus heard that, he found that he had lain in the grave said, This sickness is not unto four days already. death, but for the glory of God, 18 (Now Bethany was nigh that the Son of God might be glo-junto Jerusalem, about fifteen furrified thereby. longs off:)

5 Now Jesus loved Martha, and 19 And many of the Jews came her sister, and Lazarus. to Martha and Mary, to com6 When he had heard, there-fort them concerning their brofore, that he was sick, he abode ther. two days still in the same place 20 Then Martha, as soon as where he was. she heard that Jesus was coming, 7 Then after that saith he to went and met him: but Mary his disciples, Let us go into Judea sat still in the house.


21 Then said Martha unto Je. 8 His disciples say unto him, sus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, Master, the Jews of late sought to my brother had not died. stone thee; and goest thou thither again?

22 But I know, that even now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of God,

9 Jesus answered, Are there God will give it thee. not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he brother shall rise again. stumbleth not, because he seeth. the light of this world.

23 Jesus saith unto her, Thy

24 Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day.

10 But if a man walk in the night, he stumbleth, because there is no light in him.

25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life: he 11 These things said he: and that believeth in me, though he after that he saith unto them, Our were dead, yet shall he live: friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.

26 And whosoever liveth, and believeth in me, shall never die. Believest thou this?

12 Then said his disciples, 27 She saith unto him, Yea, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do Lord: I believe that thou art the well. Christ, the Son of God, which 13 Howbeit, Jesus spake of his should come into the world. death but they thought that hel 28 And when she had so said, had spoken of taking of rest in she went her way, and called Masleep, ry her sister secretly, saying, The

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Master is come, and calleth for wouldest believe, thou shouldest thee. see the glory of God? 29 As soon as she heard that, 41 Then they took away the she arose quickly, and came unto stone from the place where the him. dead was laid. And Jesus lifted 30 Now Jesus was not yet come up his eyes, and said, Father, I into the town, but was in that thank thee that thou hast heard place where Martha met him. me.

31 The Jews then which were 42 And I knew that thou hearwith her in the house, and com- est me always but because of forted her, when they saw Mary, the people which stand by I said that she rose up hastily, and went it, that they may believe that thou out, followed her, saying, She hast sent me.


goeth unto the grave to weep 43 And, when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, 32 Then when Mary was Lazarus, come forth. come where Jesus was, and saw 44 And he that was dead came him, she fell down at his feet, forth, bound hand and foot with saying unto him, Lord, if thou grave-clothes: and his face was hadst been here, my brother had bound about with a napkin. Jesus not died. saith unto them, Loose him, and 33 When Jesus, therefore, saw let him go.

her weeping, and the Jews also 45 Then many of the Jews weeping which came with her, which came to Mary, and had he groaned in the spirit, and was seen the things which Jesus did, troubled, believed on him.

34 And said, Where have ye laid him? They say unto him, Lord, come and see.

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46 But some of them went their ways, to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done.

35 Jesus wept.

47 T Then gathered the chief

36 Then said the Jews, Behold priests and the Pharisees, a counhow he loved him! cil, and said, What do we? for 37 And some of them said, this man doeth many miracles. Could not this man, which open- 48 If we let him thus alone, all ed the eyes of the blind, have men will believe on him; and the caused that even this man should Romans shall come and take away not have died? both our place and nation.

38 Jesus, therefore, againgroan- 49 And one of them, named ing in himself, cometh to the Caiaphas, being the high priest grave. It was a cave, and a stone that same year, said unto them, lay upon it. Ye know nothing at all,

39 Jesus said, Take ye away 50 Nor consider that it is expethe stone. Martha, the sister of dient for us, that one man should him that was dead, saith unto die for the people, and that the him, Lord, by this time he stink-whole nation perish not. eth; for he hath been dead four] 51 And this spake he not of days. himself: but being high priest

40 Jesus saith unto her, Said that year, he prophesied that Jesus I not unto thee, that, if thou should die for that nation;

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