Then said Thomas, which is called Didymus, unto his fellowdisciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.
And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there.
And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have caused that even this man should not have died?
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
Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.
And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.
Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.
And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before the passover, to purify themselves.
they might devote
Now both the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any man knew where he were, he should shew [it,] that they might take him.
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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.
But the chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus also to death;
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And there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast:
And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
he might be "glorified"
Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.
it might take down
While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.
That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart; that they should not see with [their] eyes, nor understand with [their] heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
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
I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness.
And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's [son,] to betray him;
For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up his heel against me.
Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am [he. ]
you would believe
For some [of them] thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus had said unto him, Buy [those things] that we have need of against the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.
they were figuring
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, [there] ye may be also.
I will take close
And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
he might be "glorified"
And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever;
And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.
you would believe
But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.
Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every [branch] that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
he was "glorified"
These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and [that] your joy might be full.
This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and [that] your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
you selected out
These things I command you, that ye love one another.
But [this cometh to pass,] that the word might be fulfilled that is written in their law, They hated me without a cause.
having been written
These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended.
They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
But these things have I told you, that when the time shall come, ye may remember that I told you of them. And these things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.
you may recount
Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.
Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that ye shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone: and yet I am not alone, because the Father is with me.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee:
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.
And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.
And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we [are. ]
While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.
And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
That they all may be one; as thou, Father, [art] in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them; that they may be one, even as we are one:
I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.
Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare [it:] that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.
That the saying might be fulfilled, which he spake, Of them which thou gavest me have I lost none.
Then led they Jesus from Caiaphas unto the hall of judgment: and it was early; and they themselves went not into the judgment hall, lest they should be defiled; but that they might eat the passover.
That the saying of Jesus might be fulfilled, which he spake, signifying what death he should die.
Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight, that I should not be delivered to the Jews: but now is my kingdom not from hence.
I might not be handed over
Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
I have been born
But ye have a custom, that I should release unto you one at the passover: will ye therefore that I release unto you the King of the Jews?
Pilate therefore went forth again, and saith unto them, Behold, I bring him forth to you, that ye may know that I find no fault in him.
Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they took Jesus, and led [him] away.
he might be put on public display
They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be: that the scripture might be fulfilled, which saith, They parted my raiment among them, and for my vesture they did cast lots. These things therefore the soldiers did.
After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst.
The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and [that] they might be taken away.
And he that saw [it] bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.
he was witnessing
you would believe
For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken.
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.
But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
it has been written
you would believe
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:
But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
it spreads throughout
Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?
Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid [them] on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them.
Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them without violence: for they feared the people, lest they should have been stoned.
And the next day he shewed himself unto them as they strove, and would have set them at one again, saying, Sirs, ye are brethren; why do ye wrong one to another?
Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.
But all that heard [him] were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which called on this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound unto the chief priests?
they were being astonished
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And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?
And the keeper of the prison told this saying to Paul, The magistrates have sent to let you go: now therefore depart, and go in peace.
he messaged from
you may be discharged
And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed.
Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.
they would believe
Them take, and purify thyself with them, and be at charges with them, that they may shave [their] heads: and all may know that those things, whereof they were informed concerning thee, are nothing; but [that] thou thyself also walkest orderly, and keepest the law.
As also the high priest doth bear me witness, and all the estate of the elders: from whom also I received letters unto the brethren, and went to Damascus, to bring them which were there bound unto Jerusalem, for to be punished.
I was traveling
they might be made to pay
The chief captain commanded him to be brought into the castle, and bade that he should be examined by scourging; that he might know wherefore they cried so against him.
they were shouting
And provide [them] beasts, that they may set Paul on, and bring [him] safe unto Felix the governor.
Notwithstanding, that I be not further tedious unto thee, I pray thee that thou wouldest hear us of thy clemency a few words.
And the soldiers' counsel was to kill the prisoners, lest any of them should swim out, and escape.
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;
to be stablished
Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.
And not [rather,] (as we be slanderously reported, and as some affirm that we say,) Let us do evil, that good may come? whose damnation is just.
we were defamed
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.