I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
And if I by Beelzebub cast out devils, by whom do your sons cast [them] out? therefore shall they be your judges.
When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out.
it passes through
Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and [some] of them they shall slay and persecute:
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
Strive to enter in at the strait gate: for many, I say unto you, will seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
And another said, I have married a wife, and therefore I cannot come.
Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe [unto him,] through whom they come!
And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee.
he was going through
Yet because this widow troubleth me, I will avenge her, lest by her continual coming she weary me.
I will dispense justice
For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Then he took [unto him] the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.
having been written
And he ran before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that [way. ]
to pass through
And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear.
to be sighted
Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?
And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose [him?] thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say, Why then believed ye him not?
they reasoned together
And ye shall be hated of all [men] for my name's sake.
And truly the Son of man goeth, as it was determined: but woe unto that man by whom he is betrayed!
he is handed over
And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was desirous to see him of a long [season,] because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.
(Who for a certain sedition made in the city, and for murder, was cast into prison.)
And he released unto them him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired; but he delivered Jesus to their will.
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?
And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen.
All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all [men] through him might believe.
he might witness
they would believe
He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
For the law was given by Moses, [but] grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.
he might be made conspicuous
But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all [men, ]
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
He that hath the bride is the bridegroom: but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice: this my joy therefore is fulfilled.
And he must needs go through Samaria.
to pass through
And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.
And many more believed because of his own word;
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard [him] ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.
Therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God.
As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me.
And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father.
Howbeit no man spake openly of him for fear of the Jews.
Moses therefore gave unto you circumcision; (not because it is of Moses, but of the fathers;) and ye on the sabbath day circumcise a man.
So there was a division among the people because of him.
Then came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees; and they said unto them, Why have ye not brought him?
priestly division managers
Why do ye not understand my speech? [even] because ye cannot hear my word.
Which of you convinceth me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe me?
He that is of God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear [them] not, because ye are not of God.
Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
he was giving them the slip
Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep.
I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
he will enter
he will come out
Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again.
There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.
Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?
When Jesus heard [that,] he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.
he might be "glorified"
And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him.
you would believe
And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said [it,] that they may believe that thou hast sent me.
they would believe
Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
of three hundred
Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came not for Jesus' sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.
Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.
they were going away
they have believed
For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.
Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.
Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,
they were being able
Nevertheless among the chief rulers also many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess [him,] lest they should be put out of the synagogue:
they might become
For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.
Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Believe me that I [am] in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the very works' sake.
Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.
But all these things will they do unto you for my name's sake, because they know not him that sent me.
All things that the Father hath are mine: therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shall shew [it] unto you.
he will message on
A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power [at all] against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.
Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also [his] coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout.
they put on public display
And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave [him] leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
There laid they Jesus therefore because of the Jews' preparation [day;] for the sepulchre was nigh at hand.
Then the same day at evening, being the first [day] of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace [be] unto you.
Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen:
To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
Men [and] brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus.
to taking together
But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;
Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
Him, being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain:
For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved:
Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:
And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
And his name through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the faith which is by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all.
full control of all one's faculties
But those things, which God before had shewed by the mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he hath so fulfilled.
he expounded beforehand
Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.
Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them [is] manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny [it. ]
So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all [men] glorified God for that which was done.
they were "glorifying"
to the having become
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.
But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back [part] of the price of the land?
And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.