And he would not for a while: but afterward he said within himself, Though I fear not God, nor regard man;
And shall not God avenge his own elect, which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them?
dispensing of justice
of those selected out
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men [are,] extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as [his] eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall in no wise enter therein.
Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.
many times more
And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.
But his citizens hated him, and sent a message after him, saying, We will not have this [man] to reign over us.
For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.
And he saith unto him, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, [thou] wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up that I laid not down, and reaping that I did not sow:
Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?
And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.
And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
they were finding
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 they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person [of any,] but teachest the way of God truly:
Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Caesar, or no?
And they could not take hold of his words before the people: and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: and they left no children, and died.
in the same manner
in the same manner
For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all live unto him.
[As for] these things which ye behold, the days will come, in the which there shall not be left one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.
it will be left
it will be dismantled
But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end [is] not by and by.
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
they will be able
But there shall not an hair of your head perish.
Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, till all be fulfilled.
Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.
they will pass by
For I say unto you, I will not any more eat thereof, until it be fulfilled in the kingdom of God.
For I say unto you, I will not drink of the fruit of the vine, until the kingdom of God shall come.
But ye [shall] not [be] so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he that is chief, as he that doth serve.
And he said, I tell thee, Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, before that thou shalt thrice deny that thou knowest me.
When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.
And he denied him, saying, Woman, I know him not.
And after a little while another saw him, and said, Thou art also of them. And Peter said, Man, I am not.
And Peter said, Man, I know not what thou sayest. And immediately, while he yet spake, the cock crew.
Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe:
you would believe
And if I also ask [you,] ye will not answer me, nor let [me] go.
you might answer
you might discharge
For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed [are] the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.
Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.
(The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) [he was] of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.
of similar disposition
he was accepting with foresight
And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid.
And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.
He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee,
And the one of them, whose name was Cleopas, answering said unto him, Art thou only a stranger in Jerusalem, and hast not known the things which are come to pass there in these days?
And certain of them which were with us went to the sepulchre, and found [it] even so as the women had said: but him they saw not.
Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
He was not that Light, but [was sent] to bear witness of that Light.
he might witness
He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
they were born
And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.
And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No.
And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet?
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;
He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.
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
And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of him, Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!
And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine.
When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom,
that having become
After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they continued there not many days.
But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all [men, ]
And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
he might witness
Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
The wind bloweth where it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you [of] heavenly things?
you will believe
For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
he has been judged
of one of a kind
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
Ye yourselves bear me witness, that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure [unto him. ]
He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.
(Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,)
Then saith the woman of Samaria unto him, How is it that thou, being a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? for the Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans.
But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
it will be(come)
of springing forth
The woman answered and said, I have no husband. Jesus said unto her, Thou hast well said, I have no husband:
For thou hast had five husbands; and he whom thou now hast is not thy husband: in that saidst thou truly.
Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
But he said unto them, I have meat to eat that ye know not of.
Say not ye, There are yet four months, and [then] cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.
For Jesus himself testified, that a prophet hath no honour in his own country.
Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe.
you would believe
The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.
The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful for thee to carry [thy] bed.
And he that was healed wist not who it was: for Jesus had conveyed himself away, a multitude being in [that] place.
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.
Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
That all [men] should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true.
But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that ye might be saved.
And ye have not his word abiding in you: for whom he hath sent, him ye believe not.
And ye will not come to me, that ye might have life.
I receive not honour from men.