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Then Iesus, sixe dayes before the Passouer, came to Bethanie, where Lazarus was, which had bene dead, whom hee raised from the dead.
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There they made him a supper, and Martha serued: but Lazarus was one of them that sate at the table with him.
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Then tooke Mary a pound of ointment, of Spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Iesus, & wiped his feet with her haire: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
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Then saith one of his disciples, Iudas Iscariot, Simons sonne, which should betray him,
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Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and giuen to the poore?
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This he said, not that he cared for the poore: but because hee was a thiefe, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
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Then said Iesus, Let her alone, against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
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For the poore alwayes yee haue with you: but me ye haue not alwayes.
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Much people of the Iewes therefore knew that he was there: and they came, not for Iesus sake onely, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.
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But the chiefe Priests consulted, that they might put Lazarus also to death,
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Because that by reason of him many of the Iewes went away and beleeued on Iesus.
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On the next day, much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Iesus was comming to Hierusalem,
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Tooke branches of Palme trees, and went foorth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, blessed is the king of Israel that cometh in the Name of the Lord.
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And Iesus, when he had found a yong asse, sate thereon, as it is written,
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Feare not, daughter of Sion, behold, thy King commeth, sitting on an asses colt.
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These things vnderstood not his disciples at the first: but when Iesus was glorified, then remebred they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things vnto him.
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The people therefore that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of his graue, and raised him from the dead, bare record.
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For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that hee had done this miracle.
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The Pharisees therefore saide among themselues, Perceiue ye how yee preuaile nothing?
Behold, the world is gone after him.
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And there were certaine Greeks among them, that came vp to worship at the feast:
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The same came therefore to Philip which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Iesus.
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Philip commeth and telleth Andrew: and againe Andrew and Philip told Iesus.
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And Iesus answered them, saying, The houre is come, that the Sonne of man should be glorified.
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Uerely, verely, I say vnto you, Except a corne of wheat fall into the ground, and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.
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He that loueth his life, shall lose it: and hee that hateth his life in this world, shall keepe it vnto life eternall.
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If any man serue me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall also my seruant be: If any man serue me, him will my father honour.
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Now is my soule troubled, and what shall I say?
Father, saue me from this houre, but for this cause came I vnto this houre.
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Father, glorifie thy Name.
Then came there a voice from heauen, saying, I haue both glorified it, and wil glorifie it againe.
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The people therefore that stood by, and heard it, said, that it thundered: others said, An Angel spake to him.
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Iesus answered, and said, This voice came not because of mee, but for your sakes.
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Now is the iudgement of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
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And I, if I be lifted vp from the earth, will draw all men vnto me.
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(This hee said, signifying what death he should die)
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The people answered him, We haue heard out of the Law, that Christ abideth for euer: and how sayest thou, The Sonne of man must bee lift vp?
Who is this Sonne of man?
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Then Iesus said vnto them, Yet a little while is the light with you: walke while ye haue the light, lest darkdesse come vpon you: For he that walketh in darkenesse, knoweth not whither he goeth.
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While ye haue light, beleeue in the light, that ye may bee the children of light.
These things spake Iesus, and departed, and did hide himselfe from them.
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But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they beleeued not on him:
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That the saying of Esaias the Prophet might be fulfilled, which hee spake, Lord, who hath beleeued our report?
and to whom hath the arme of the Lord beene reuealed?
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Therefore they could not beleeue, because that Esaias said againe,
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He hath blinded their eyes, and hardned their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor vnderstand with their heart, and be conuerted, and I should heale them.
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These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.
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Neuerthelesse, among the chiefe rulers also, many beleeued on him;
but because of the Pharisees they did not confesse him, lest they should be put out of the Synagogue.
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For they loued the praise of men, more then the praise of God.
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Iesus cried, and said, He that beleeueth on me, beleeueth not on me, but on him that sent me.
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And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me.
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I am come a light into the world, that whosoeuer beleeueth on me, should not abide in darkenesse.
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And if any man heare my words, and beleeue not, I iudge him not;
For I came not to iudge the world, but to saue the world.
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He that reiecteth me, and receiueth not my words, hath one that iudgeth him: ye word that I haue spoken, the same shall iudge him in the last day.
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For I haue not spoken of my selfe;
but the Father which sent me, he gaue me a commaundement what I should say, and what I should speake.
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And I know that his commandement is life euerlasting: whatsoeuer I speake therefore, euen as the Father said vnto me, so I speake.