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35 Again, on the morrow, John was standing and 36 two of his disciples; and looking upon Jesus as he 37 walked, he says: Behold the Lamb of God! And

the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed 38 Jesus. And Jesus turning, and beholding them following, says to them: What seek ye? They said to him: Rabbi, (which interpreted means, Teacher) 39 where dost thou abide? He says to them: Come, and ye shall see. They came and saw where he abode; and they abode with him that day. It was about the tenth hour.


Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two who heard it from John, and followed him. 41 He first finds his brother Simon, and says to him: We have found the Messiah, which is interpreted, 42 Christ. And he brought him to Jesus. Jesus, be

holding him, said: Thou art Simon the son of Jonah; thou shalt be called Cephas, which is interpreted, Peter [Rock].

43 On the morrow he would go forth into Galilee.

And he finds Philip; and Jesus says to him: Fol44 low me. Now Philip was from Bethsaida, of the 45 city of Andrew and Peter. Philip finds Nathanael,

and says to him: We have found him of whom Moses, in the law, and the prophets wrote, Jesus the 46 son of Joseph, who is from Nazareth. And Nathanael said to him, Can any good thing come out of Nazareth? Philip says to him, Come and see. 47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and says of

him: Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile! Nathanael says to him, Whence knowest 48 thou me? Jesus answered and said to him: Before Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee. Nathanael answered: Rabbi, thou 49 art the Son of God, thou art the King of Israel. Jesus answered and said to him: Because I said to 50 thee, I saw thee under the fig tree, believest thou? Thou shalt see greater things than these. And he 51 says to him: Verily, verily, I say to you, henceforth ye shall see heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man.


II. AND on the third day there was a marriage 1 in Cana of Galilee; and the mother of Jesus was there. And Jesus also was bidden, and his disci- 2 ples, to the marriage. And wine having failed, the mother of Jesus says to him, They have no wine. Jesus says to her: Woman, what have I to do with 4 thee? My hour is not yet come. His mother says 5 to the servants: Whatever he says to you, do it. Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, 6 after the Jewish custom of purifying, containing two or three firkins apiece. Jesus says to them : Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them


up to the brim. And he says to them: Draw 8

V. 51. Some ancient Mss. omit henceforth.
V. 6. Firkin: holding nine gallons.

out now, and 9 they bare it.

bear to the ruler of the feast And When the ruler of the feast tasted the water that was made wine (and he knew not whence it was, but the servants who had drawn the water knew,) the ruler of the feast called the bride10 groom, and says to him: Every man sets forth the good wine first; and when they have drunk freely, then that which is worse. Thou hast kept the good 11 wine until now. This beginning of the signs Jesus wrought in Cana of Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed on him.



After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brothers, and his disciples; and they abode there not many days.

And the passover of the Jews was at hand; and 14 Jesus went up to Jerusalem. And he found in the temple those that sold oxen and sheep and doves, 15 and the money-changers sitting. And having made.

a scourge of small cords, he drove all out of the temple, both the sheep and the oxen; and poured out the changers' money, and overthrew the tables; 16 and to them that sold doves he said: Take these

things hence; make not my Father's house a house 17 of merchandise. And his disciples remembered that

it is written: Zeal for thy house consumes me. 18 The Jews therefore answered and said to him:

What sign dost thou show to us, seeing that thou 19 doest these things? Jesus answered and said to them: Destroy this temple, and in three days I will

raise it up. Therefore said the Jews: Forty and 20 six years was this temple in building, and wilt thou raise it up in three days? But he spake of the 21 temple of his body. When therefore he was risen 22 from the dead, his disciples remembered that he said this; and they believed the Scripture, and the word which Jesus spake.

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, 23 on the feast-day, many believed on his name, beholding his signs which he wrought. But Jesus did not 24 trust himself to them, because he knew all men, and had no need that any one should testify of 25 man; for he himself knew what was in man.

III. THERE was a man of the Pharisees, named 1 Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. The same came 2 to him by night, and said to him: Rabbi, we know that thou hast come a teacher from God; for no one can do these signs that thou doest, except God be with him.

Jesus answered and said to him: Verily, verily, 3 I say to thee, except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God. Nicodemus says to 4 him: How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter the second time into his mother's womb, and be born?

Jesus answered: Verily, verily, I say to thee, except 5

V. 3. or, born from above

a man be born of water and the Spirit, he can not 6 enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of 7 the Spirit is spirit. Marvel not that I said to thee, Ye must be born again.

8 The wind blows where it will, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but knowest not whence it comes, and whither it goes. So is every one that is born of the Spirit.


Nicodemus answered and said to him: How can 10 these things be? Jesus answered and said to him: Art thou the teacher of Israel, and knowest not 11 these things? Verily, verily, I say to thee, we

speak that which we know, and testify that which we have seen; and ye receive not our testimony. 12 If I have told you earthly things, and ye believe

not, how shall ye believe, if I tell you heavenly 13 things? And no one has ascended. up into heaven,

but he that came down out of heaven, the Son of 14 man who is in heaven. And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man 15 be lifted up; that whosoever believes on him may 16 have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he

gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believes on him should not perish, but may have everlasting 17 life. For God sent not his Son into the world to

judge the world; but that the world through him 18 might be saved. He that believes on him is not judged; but he that believes not has already been

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