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the chief-priests and the Phari. | Lazarus also; 11 because, by sees had given a commandmeni, reason of him, many of the Jews that, if any man knew where he forsook them, and believed in was, he should discover it ; that Jesus. they might apprehend him. 12 On the next day, a great

Ch. XII. 1 Sıx days then be- multitude who were come to fore the passover, Jesus came the festival, having heard that to Bethany, where Lazarus was, Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, that had been dead, whom he 13 took branches of palm-trees, had raised from the dead. 2 and went forth to meet him, and Upon which, a supper was cried out, “ Hosanna ; blessed made for him there ; and Mar. be the King of Israel who comtha served : and Lazarus was eth in the name of the Lord." one of those that were at the 14 Now Jesus having procured table with him. 3 Then Mary a young ass, was sitting on it; took a pound of very precious as it is written, 15“ Fear not, balsam of spikenard, and a- daughter of Zion : behold, thy nointed the feet of Jesus, and king cometh, sitting on the foal wiped his feet with her hair: of an ass.” and the house was filled with 16 These things the disciples the odour of the balsam.

did not understand at first : but 4 Then said one of his dis when Jesus had been glorified, ciples, Judas Iscariot, [the son then they remembered that of Simon,] who was about to these things were written of deliver him up, 5“ Why was him, and that they had done not this balsam sold for three these things to him. 17 The hundred denarii,* and given to multitude then who were with the poor?" 6 Now he said this, him, bare witness that he had not that he cared for the poor: called Lazarus out of the tomb, but because he was a thief, and and raised him from the dead. had the purse, and carried what 18 For this reason also, the mul. was put in it. 7 Then said Je- titude met him; because they

“ Suffer her: against the heard that he had done this mi. day of my embalming she hath racle. 19 The Pharisees, therekept this. 8 For ye have the fore, said amongst themselves, poor with you always; but me " Perceive ye that ye prevail ye have not always.”

nothing? behold, the world is 9 NOW a great multitude gone after him." of the Jews knew that he was 20 NOW certain Greeks + there : and they came, not be were among those who came cause of Jesus only, but that up to worship at the festival. they might see Lazarus also, 21 So these came up to Philip, whom he had raised from the who was of Bethsaida, in Galidead. 10 So the chief-priests lee, and besought him, saying, consulted that they might kill 1“ Sir, we desire to see Jesus.'

* Above 91. sterling. Campbell. + See ch. vii. 35, note.


22 Philip came and told An world will be cast out.t 32 And drews and again, Andrew and although I shall be lifted up Philip told Jesus. 23 And Jesus from the earth, I will draw all answered them, saying, “ The men to me.” 33 (This he said, hour is come that the son of signifying what death he was man should be glorified. about to die.)

24 " Verily, verily, I say to 34 The multitude answered you, Unless a grain of wheat him, “ We have heard, out of fall into the ground, and die, it the law, that Christ continueth remaineth alone : but if it die, to the age: and how sayest it bringeth forth much fruit. 25 thou, The Son of man must He that loveth his life, shall be lifted up? Who is this Son lose it; and he that hateth his of man?" life, in this world, shall keep it 35 Then Jesus said to them, to aionian life. 26 If any one “ A little time, the light will serve me, let him follow me; be among you. Walk while and, where I am, there also ye have the light, lest darkness shall my servant be: if any one come upon you: for he that serve' me, him the Father will walketh in darkness knoweth honour.

not whither he goeth. 36 While 27 “ Now is my soul troubled: ye have the light, believe in and what shall I say ? Father, the light, that ye may be sons save me from this hour? But of light.” These things Jesus for this cause I came to this spake, and departed, and conhour. Father, glorify thy name.”

.” cealed himself from them. 28 Then a voice came from 37 But though he had done heaven, saying, “I have both so many miracles before them, glorified it, and will glorify it yet they believed not in him : again.” 29 The multitude, 38 so that the words of the protherefore, who stood by, and phet Isaiah were fulfilled, which heard it, said that it thundered. he spake, saying, “ Lord, who Others said, “ An angel spake hath believed our report? and to him."

30 Jesus answered: to whom hath the arm of the and said, “This voice came not; Lord been made manifest ?” for my sake, but for your sakes. 39 Therefore, they could not 31 Now is the judgment of [this] believe, because Isaiah hath world :* now the prince of this said again, 40 “ He hath blind

* Now the time approaches when the unbelieving Jews will incur punishment: so noo nos is used, ch. xvii. 9. In addition to this text, which Dr. Newcome produces to prove that xoomos sometimes signifies the unbelieving Jews, or perhaps the Jewish polity, and dispensation, what we call the Jewish world, see Gal. iv. 3; vi. 14; Eph. ii. 2; Col. ji. 8, 20.

† The prince of this world, i. e. the Jewish hierarchy and magistracy will be abolished: the political existence of the Jews as a nation will be destroyed. See the preceding note. Compare ch. xiv. 30; xvi. 11. See likewise 1 Cor. ii. 6. 8. If the first clause of this sentence is to be understood of the Jewish nation, the last is in all reason to be interpreted of the rulers of that nation.

Although.) See 1 Cor. iv. 15. Some render when: for which sense of Eav see ch. xiv. 3; ? Cor. 1.1. Newcome.

ed their eyes, and hardeneding known, before the feast of their hearts; so that they see the passover, that his hour was not with their eyes, nor under-come when he should depart stand with their heart, and turn, out of this world to the Father; that I should heal them.” and, having loved his own that

41 These things Isaiah said, were in the world, he loved when he saw his glory, and them to the end. 2 And supper spake of him. 42 Nevertheless, being ready, (the impostor* havmany, even among the rulers, ing already put into the heart believed in him; but because of Judas Iscariot, the son of Siof the Pharisees they did not mon, to deliver him up;) 3 (Jeconfess it, lest they should be sus] though he knew that the put out of the synagogue: 43 Father had given all things into for they loved the praise of men his hands, and that he came more than the praise of God. from God, and was going to

44 But Jesus cried out, and God; 4 yet he arose from supsaid, “ He who believeth in me, per, and having laid aside his believeth not only in me, but mantle, he took a towel, and also in him who sent me. 45 girt himself. 5 Then hé pourAnd he who seeth me, seeth ed water in a vessel, and began him who sent me. 46 I am come to wash the feet of the disci. a light into the world, that who-ples, and to wipe them with the soever believeth in me may not towel with which he was girdremain in darkness. 47 And if ed. any one hear my words, and 6 So he cometh to Simon believe not, I condemn him not: Peter : [and] that disciple said (for I came not to condemn the to him, “ Master, dost thou world, but to save the world :) wash my feet?7 Jesus an48 he who rejecteth me, and swered, and said to him,“ What receiveth not my words, hath I do, thou knowest not now; that which condemneth him: the but thou wilt know presently." doctrine which I have taught, 8 Peter said to him, “ Thou that will condemn him in the shalt not wash my feet to the last day.

age.” Jesus answered him, “ If 49 “ For I have not spoken of I wash thee not, thou hast no myself; but the Father who part with me.” 9 Simon Peter sent me, he hath commanded said to him, “Master, not my me, what I should enjoin, and feet only, but also my hands and what I should speak. 50 And my head.” 10 Jesus said to him, I know that his commandment “ He that hath bathed, needeth is aionian life: whatever there to wash [his feet] only; and he fore I say, I so speak as the Fa- is entirely clean : and ye are ther hath given me in charge.” clean, but not all.”

CH. XIII. 1 Now, Jesus hav 11 For he knew who was to

* The impostor, or devil, that is, his own bad passions: q. d. being instigated by his avarice


also may done to you.

deliver him up: wherefore he you will deliver me up." 22 said, “ Ye are not all clean.” 12 [Then] the disciples looked on So, after he had washed their one another, doubting of whom feet, and had taken his mantle, he spake. and had again placed himself 23 Now there was placed on at table, he said to them, “Know the bosom of Jesus one of his ye what I have done to you ? disciples, whom Jesus loved. 13 Ye call me, Teacher, and 24 Simon Peter therefore beckMaster: and ye say well: for oned to him, that he should ask 80 I am. 14 If I then, your Mas- who it might be, of whom he ter and Teacher, have washed spake. 25 He then who leaned your feet; ye also ought to wash on the breast of Jesus, said to one another's feet: 15 for I him, “ Master, who is it?" 26 have given you an example, Jesus answered, “It is he to that ye do as I have whom I shall give a piece of

bread, when I have dipped it." 16 “Verily, verily, I say to And having dipped the piece you, The servant is not greater of bread, he gave it to Judas than his master; nor is the Iscariot, the son of Simon. 27 messenger greater than he who | And, after the piece of bread, sent him. 17 Since ye know the adversary entered into him.* these things, happy are ye if ye Then said Jesus to him; “What practise them.

thou dost, do quickly.” 18 “ I speak not of you all : 28 Now no one at the table I know whom I have chosen : knew why he spake this to him. but that scripture must be ful- 29 For some thought, because filled, "He that eateth bread Judas had the purse, that Jesus with me, hath lifted up his heel had said to him, “ Buy whatagainst me.' 19 Now I tell you,

have need of for the before it come to pass, that, festival;" or, that he should when it shall come to pass, ye give something to the poor. may believe that I am he. 20 30 He then who had received Verily, verily, I say to you, He the piece of bread, went out that receiveth whom I shall immediately: now it was night. send, receiveth me; and he that 31 When he had gone out, receiveth me, receiveth him Jesus said, “ Now is the Son that sent me."

of man glorified, and God is 21 When Jesus had said thus, glorified by him. 32 Since God he was troubled in spirit, and is glorified by him, God also testified, and said, “Verily, ve- will glorify him in himself, and rily, I say to you, that one of | will immediately glorify him.

ver W

The adversary entered into hi.n.7 " See on Lake xxii. 3. and ver. 2. From our Lord's action in such circumstances, Judas seems to have inferred that he was marked out as the traitor. This so enraged him, as to confirm his resolution of bťtraying Jesus immediately.” Newcome. Wicked men, instigated by their bad passions, are spoken of as possessed by the adversary; satan, or the devil: as madmen are represented as possessed by demons, or human ghosts, and with as little foundation. But it was the current language of the times." Im. Ver. note.

33 Dear children, a little lon goest; and how can we know ger I shall be with you. Ye will the way?" 6 Jesus said to him, seek me : and, as I said to the “ I am the way, and the truth, Jews, ' Whither I go, ye cannot and the life: no one cometh to come,' so I now say to you. 34 A the Father but by me. 7 If ye new commandment I give you, knew me, ye would know my that ye love one another; that, Father also : and henceforth ye as I have loved you, ye also love know him, and have seen him." one another. 35 By this, all will 8 Philip said to him, “ Master know that ye are my disciples, show us the Father; and it sufif ye have love to one another." ficeth us." 9 Jesus said to him,

36 Simon Peter said to him, “ Have I been so long with you, “Master, whither goest thou ?” and dost thou not know me, Jesus answered him, “ Whither Philip? He that hath seen me, I go, thou canst not follow me hath seen the Father: how then now; but thou wilt follow me sayest thou, “Show us the Fahereafter.” 37 Peter said to him, ther! 10 Believest thou not “ Master, why cannot I follow that I am in the Father, and the thee now? I will lay down my Father in me? | the words which life for thy sake.” 38 Jesus an- I speak to you, I speak not swered him, “ Wilt thou lay from myself; but the Father, down thy life for my sake? Ve who abideth in me, he doth the rily, verily, I say to thee, The works. 11 Believe me, that I cock will not crow,* till thou am in the Father, and the Father shalt have denied me thrice. in me: but if not; believe (me]

CH. XIV. 1 “LET not your for the works themselves. heart be troubled: ye believe in 12 “ Verily, verily I say to God; believe also in me. 2 In you, He who believeth in me, the my Father's house are many works which I do he also shall mansions; if it were not so, I do: and greater works than these would have told you. I go to he shall do, because I go to prepare a place for you. 3 And [my] Father; 13 and whatsoafter I shall have gone and pre- ever ye shall ask in my nanie, pared a place for you,t I will I will do ; that the Father may come again, and receive you to be glorified in the Son. 14 If myself; that, where I am, ye ye shall ask any thing in my also may be. 4 And whither I name, I will do it. go, ye know; and the way ye 15 “ If ye love me, keep my know."

commandments. 16 And I will 5 Thomas said to him, “Mas- ask the Father, and he will give ter, we know not whither thou you another advocate, that he

* That is, the trumpet of the third watch, or the cock-crowing, shall not sound. See Theul. Repository, vol. vi. p. 105. and note on Luke xxi. 34.

† And although I go and prepare........yet, Newcome. # “ I am in the Father, and the Father is in me; because my doctrine is my Father's, and be cause my miracles are my Father's. See ch. x. 33."


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