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Christ prayeth to his S. John. Father to glorify him,
CHAP. XVII.

9 I pray for them; I

pray 1 Christ prayeth to his Father not for the world, but for them

to glorify him, 6 and to pre- which thou hast given me ; for serve his apostles, 11 in unity, they are thine. 17 and in truth.

10 And all mine are thine, THESE words spake Jesus, and thine are mine; and I am & lifted up his eyes to heaven, glorified in them. and said, Father, the hour is 11 And now I am no more in come; glorify thy Son, that the world, but these are in the thy Son also may glorify thee: world, & I come to thee. Holy

2 As thou hast given him Father, keep through thine power over all flesh, that he own name those whom thou should give eternal life to as hast given me, that they may many as thou hast given him. be one, as we are.

3 And this is life eternal, 12 While I was with them that they might know thee, thé in the world, I kept them in only true God, & Jesus Christ thy name ; those that thou whom thou hast sent.

gavest me I have kept, & none 4 I have glorified thee on the of them is lost, but the son of earth; I have finished the perdition; that the seripture work, which thou gavest me might be fulfilled. to do.

13 And now come I to thee; 5 And now, O Father, glori- and these things I speak in the fy thou me with thine own world, that they might have self, with the glory which I my joy fulfilled in themselves. had with thee before the world 14 I have given them thy

word; & the world hath hated 6 4 I have manifested thy them, because they are not of Dame unto the men which thou the world, even as I am not of gavest me out of the world; the world. thine they were, and thou gay- 15 I

pray

not that thou est them me; and they have shouldest take them out of the kept thy word.

world, but that thou shouldest ŷ Now they have known keep them from the evil. that all things, whatsoever 16 They are not of the thou hast given me, are of world, even as I am not of the thee :

world. 8 For I have given unto them 17 Sanctify them through the words, which thou gavest thy truth; thy word is truth. me; and they have received 18 As thou hast sent me into them, and have known surely, the world, even so have I also that I came out from thee, and sent them into the world. they have believed, that thou 19 And for their sakes I didst send me.

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and preserve his disciples. Chap. xviii. Judas betrayeth Jesus. might be sanctified through WHEN Jesus had spoken the truth.

these words he went forth with 20 Neither pray I for these his disciples over the brook alone, but for them also, which Cedron, where was a garden, shall believe on me through into the which he entered, and their word;

his disciples. 21 That they all may be one; 2 And Judas also, which as thou, Father, art in me, and betrayed him, knew the place; Iin thee, that they also may be for Jesus oft-times resorted one in us ; that the world may thither with his disciples. believe that thou hast sent me. 3 Judas then, having receiv

22 And the glory which thou ed a band of men and officers gavest me I have given them; from the chief priests and that they may be one, even as Pharisees, cometh thither with

lanterns, and torches, and 23 I in them, and thou in me, weapons. that they may be made perfect 4 Jesus, therefore, knowing

and that the world may all things that should come know that thou hast sent me, upon him, went forth, and said and hast loved them, as thou unto them, Whom seek ye? hast loved me.

5 They answered him, Je24 Father, I will that they sus of Nazareth. Jesus saith also, whom thou hast given me, unto them, I am he. (And Jube with me where I am, that das also, which betrayed him, they may behold my glory, stood with them.) which thou hast given me; for 6 As soon then as he had thou lovedst me before the said unto them, I am he, they foundation of the world. went backward, and fell to the

25 O righteous Father, the ground. world hath not known thee; Then asked he them abut I have known thee, and gain, Whom seek ye? And these have known that thou they said, Jesus of Nazareth. hast sent me.

8 Jesus answered, I have 26 And I have declared unto told you that I am he; If, them thy name, and will de- therefore, ye seek

me,

let clare it; that the love where- these go their

way: with thou hast loved me may 9 That the saying might be in them, and I in them. be fulfilled which he spake, Of

them which thou gavest me CHAP. XVIII.

have I lost none.

10 | Then Simon Peter 1 Judas betrayeth Jesus. 12 Je- having a sword, drew it, and

sus is taken, and led unto smote the high priest's servant, Annas and Caiaphas. and cut off his right ear. The

Christ denied
S. John.

of Peter. servant's name was Malchus. 19 | The high priest then

11 Then said Jesus unto asked Jesus of his disciples, Peter, Put up thy sword into and of his doctrine. the sheath; the cup which 20 Jesus answered him, I my Father hath given me, spake openly to the world; I shall I not drink it?

ever taught in the synagogue, 12 | Then the band, and and in the temple, whither the the captain, and officers of the Jews always resort; and in Jews, took Jesus, and bound secret have I said nothing. him,

21 Why askest thou me? 13 And led him away to ask them which heard me, Annas first; (for he was fa- what I have said unto them; ther-in-law to Caiaphas, which behold, they know what I said. was the high priest that same

22 And, when he had thus year.)

spoken, one of the officers 14 Now Caiaphas was he which stood by struck Jesus which gave counsel to the with the palm of his hand, Jews, that it was expedient, saying, Answerest thou the that one man should die for high priest so ? the people.

23 Jesus answered him, If I 15 T And Simon Peter fol- have spoken evil, bear witness lowed Jesus, & so did another of the evil; but if well, why disciple; that disciple was smitest thou me? known unto the high priest, &

24 (Now Annas had sent went in with Jesus into the him bound unto Caiaphas the palace

of the high priest. high priest.) 16 But Peter stood at the

25 T And Simon Peter stood door without. Then went out and warmed himself. They that other disciple, which was said, therefore, unto him, Art known unto the high priest, & not thou also one of his disci. spake unto her that kept the ples? He denied it, and said, door, and brought in Peter. I am not.

17 Then saith the damsel 26 One of the servants of that kept the door unto Peter, the high priest, being his kinsArt not thou also one of this man whose ear Peter cut off, man's disciples ? He saith, I saith, Did not I see thee in the am not.

garden with him? 18 And the servants and 27 Peter then denied again; officers stood there, who had & immediately the cock crew. made a fire of coals; for it

28 | Then led they Jesus was cold; and they warmed from Caiaphas unto the hall themselves ; and Peter stood of judgment; and it was early with them, and warmed him- and they themselves went not self.

into the judgment-hall

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Christ is falsely

Chap. xix.

accused before Pilate. they should be defiled ;a but 36 Jesus answered, My that they might eat the passo- kingdom is not of this world.

If my kingdom were of this 29 Pilate then went out unto world, then would my

servants them, and said, What accusa- fight, that I should not be detion bring ye against this man?. livered to the Jews; but now

30 They answered and said is my kingdom not from hence. unto him, If he were not a 37 Pilate, therefore, said unto malefactor, we would not have him, Art thou a king then ? delivered him

up
unto thee.

Jesús answered, Thou sayest 31 Then said Pilate unto that I am a king. To this end them, take ye him, and judge was I born, and for this cause him according to your law. came I into the world, that I The Jews, therefore, said unto should bear witness unto the him, It is not lawful for us b truth. Every one that is of to put any man to death: the truth heareth my

voice. 32 That the saying of Jesus 38 Pilate saith unto him, might be fulfilled, which he What is truth ? And, when spake,c signifying what death he had said this, he went out he should die.

again unto the Jews, and saith 33 Then Pilate entered into unto them, I find in him no the judgment-hall again, and fault at all. called Jesus, & said unto him, 39 But ye have a custom, Art thou the king of the Jews ? that I should release unto you

34 Jesus answered him, Say- one at the passover; will ye, est thou this thing of thyself, or therefore, that I release unto did others tell it thee of me? you the king of the Jews ?

35 Pilate answered, Am I 40 Then cried they all aa Jew? Thine own nation, and gain, saying, Not this man, the chief priests have deliver- but Barabbas. Now Barabbas ed thee unto me. What hast was a robber. thou done ?

CHAP. XIX. a Lest they should be defiled. Lest 1 Christ is scourged, crowned their going into the judgment-hall

with thorns, and beaten; 16 of the Romans, who were heathen, should defile or pollute them, and

delivered to be crucified : 30 render them unfit to eat the passover.

he dieth, 38 and is buried. b Since we are under the authority THEN Pilate, therefore, and jurisdiction of the Romans, it is took Jesus, and scourged him. not now law for us to put any man to 2 And the soldiers platted death.

a crown of thorns, and c Which be spake, Matt. XX. 19, that he should be delivered to the Gen

on his head, and they put on tiles, or Romans, to be mocked, him a purple robe, scourged and crucified.

3 And said, Hail, king of

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Christ scourged

S. John.

and crucified. the Jews! and they smote him If thou let this man go, thou with their hands.

art not Cesar's friend; who. 4 Pilate, therefore, went soever maketh himself a king, forth again, and saith unto speaketh against Cesar. them, Behold, I bring him forth 13 When Pilate, therefore, to you, that ye may know that heard that saying, he brought I find no fault in him.

Jesus forth, and sat down in 5 Then came Jesus forth, the judgment-seat, in a place wearing the crown of thorns, that is called the Pavement, and the purple robe. And Pi- but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha.a late saith unto them, Behold 14 And it was the preparathe man!

tion b of the

passover, 6 When the chief priests, bout the sixth hour ;c and he therefore, and officers saw him, saith unto the Jews, Behold they cried out, saying, Crucify your king! him, crucify him. Pilate saith 15 But they cried out, A. unto them, Take ye him, and way with him, away with him, erucify him; for I find no fault crucify him. Pilate saith unin him.

to them, Shall I crucify your 7 The Jews answered him, king? The chief priests anWe have a law, and by our swered, We have no king but law he ought to die, because Cesar. he made himself the Son ofGod. 16 Then delivered he him,

8 4 When Pilate, therefore, therefore, unto them to be cruheard that saying, he was thé cified. And they took Jesus, more afraid ;

and led him away: 9 And went again into the 17 And he, bearing his eross, judgment-hall, and saith unto went forth into a place called Jesus, Whence art thou ? But the place of a scull,d which is Jesus gave him no answer. called in the Hebrew,Golgotha; 10 Then saith Pilate unto

18 Where they crucified him, Speakest thou not unto him, and two others with him, me ? knowest thou not, that I on either side one,

and Jesus have power to crucify thee, & in the midst. have power to release thee ? 19 | And Pilate wrote a

11 Jesus answered, Thou title, and put it on the cross. couldest have no power at all And the writing was, against me, except it were given thee from above; therefore he that delivered me unto elevated place.

a Gabbatba, a raised, or somewhat thee hath the greater sin.

b Preparation was Friday, the day 12 And from thenceforth before the Jewish Sabbath. Pilate sought to release him; . Sixth hour, twelve o'clock, noor. but the Jews cried out, saying, d The place of sculls, Calvary:

JESUS

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