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68 go away? Simon Peter answered him: Lord, to

whom shall we go? Thou hast words of eternal 69 life. And we believe and know, that thou art the 70 Holy one of God. Jesus answered them: Did I not 71 choose you, the twelve, and one of you is a devil? He

spake of Judas Iscariot, son of Simon; for he it was that would betray him, being one of the twelve.

1 VII. AND after these things Jesus walked in Galilee; for he would not walk in Judea, because the Jews were seeking to kill him.


Now the feast of the Jews, the feast of tabernacles, 3 was at hand. His brothers therefore said to him: Depart hence, and go into Judea, that thy disciples. 4 also may behold thy works that thou doest. For no one doeth anything in secret, and he himself seeks to be known openly. If thou doest these 5 things, manifest thyself to the world. For neither did 6 his brothers believe on him. Jesus therefore says to

them: My time is not yet come; but your time is 7 always ready. The world can not hate you; but me it hates, because I testify of it, that its works 8 are evil. Go ye up to the feast. I go not up to this feast; because my time is not yet fully come. Having said these things to them, he remained 10 in Galilee. But when his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not openly, but as it were in secret.



The Jews therefore sought him at the feast, and

said, Where is he? And there was much murmur- 12 ing among the multitudes concerning him. Some said, He is a good man; others said, Nay, but he misleads the multitude. No one, however, spake 13 openly of him for fear of the Jews.

But when it was now the midst of the feast, 14 Jesus went up into the temple and taught. And 15 the Jews marvelled, saying: How knows, this man letters, having never learned? Jesus therefore 16 answered them, and said: My teaching is not mine, but his that sent me. If any one desires to do his 17 will, he shall know of the teaching, whether it is of God, or whether I speak from myself. He that 18 speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he that seeks the glory of him that sent him, the same is true, and there is no unrighteousness in him.

Has not Moses given you the law, and none of 19 you keeps the law? Why do ye seek to kill me? The multitude answered and said, Thou hast a devil; 20 who seeks to kill thee? Jesus answered and said 21 to them, I did one work, and ye all marvel. Moses 22 has for this cause given you circumcision, not that it is of Moses, but of the fathers; and on the sabbath ye circumcise a man. If a man receives cir- 23 cumcision on the sabbath, that the law of Moses may not be broken; are ye angry at me, because I made a man altogether whole on the sabbath? Judge 24 not according to appearance, but judge the righteous judgment.


Then said some of those of Jerusalem: Is not this 26 he whom they seek to kill? But, lo, he speaks

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boldly, and they say nothing to him. Did the 27 rulers know in truth that this is the Christ? But we know this man, whence he is; but when the Christ comes, no one knows whence he is.


Therefore cried Jesus, teaching in the temple and saying: Ye both know me, and ye know whence I am; and I have not come of myself, but he that sent 29 me is true, whom ye know not. I know him; be30 cause I am from him, and he sent me. Therefore


sought they to seize him; and no one laid hands on him, because his hour had not yet come.

But of the multitude many believed on him, and said: When the Christ comes, will he work more 32 signs than these which this man wrought? The Pharisees heard the multitude murmuring these things concerning him; and the chief priests and 33 the Pharisees sent officers to seize him. Then said.

Jesus: Yet a little while am I with you, and I go 34 to him that sent me. Ye shall seek me, and shall

not find me; and where I am, ye can not come. 35 The Jews said therefore among themselves: Whither will this man go, that we shall not find him? Will he go to those dispersed among the Greeks, and 36 teach the Greeks? What is this saying that he said, Ye shall seek me, and shall not find me; and where I am, ye can not come ?·

V. 26. or, have the rulers come to know

In the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus 37 stood and cried, saying: If any one thirst, let him come to me and drink. He that believes on me, as 38 said the Scripture, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. And this spake he concerning the 39 Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive; for the Holy Spirit was not yet [given], because Jesus was not yet glorified.

Some of the multitude therefore, hearing the 40 words, said: Of a truth this is the Prophet. Others 41 said, This is the Christ. But some said, Does the Christ then come out of Galilee? Did not the 42 Scripture say, that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from the town of Bethlehem, where David was? A division therefore arose among the 43 multitude because of him. And some of them 44 desired to seize him; but no one laid hands on him.

The officers therefore came to the chief priests 45 and Pharisees; and they said to them, Why did ye not bring him? The officers answered, Never man 46 spake like this man. The Pharisees answered them: 47 Are ye also led astray? Have any of the rulers 48 believed on him, or of the Pharisees? But this 49 people, that knows not the law, are accursed. Ni- 50 codemus says to them, (he that came to him by night, being one of them,) Does our law judge a 51 man, except it first hear from him, and know what

V. 46. In the oldest copies: Never man spake thus.

52 he doeth? They answered and said to him: Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and see, that out of 53 Galilee arises no prophet. [And every man went to 1 his own house. Jesus went to the mount of the Olives.

2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came to him; and he sat 3 down, and taught them. And the scribes and the

Pharisees bring to him a woman taken in adultery; 4 and setting her in the midst, they say to him:

Teacher, this woman was taken in adultery, in the 5 very act. Now in the law Moses commanded us,

that such should be stoned; what then sayest thou? 6 This they said, tempting him, that they might have

whereof to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, 7 and with his finger wrote on the ground. And

when they continued asking him, he raised himself up, and said to them: He that is without sin among 8 you, let him first cast the stone at her. And again he 9 stooped down, and wrote on the ground. And they

hearing it, and being convicted by their conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, unto the last; and Jesus was left alone, and the woman 10 standing in the midst. And Jesus raising himself up, and seeing none but the woman, said to her: Woman, where are they, thine accusers? Did no

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Ch. 7:53-8:11. The words in brackets are wanting in most of the ancient copies.

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