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away, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying: The Teacher is come, and calls for thee. And she, 29 when she heard it, arose quickly and came to him.

Now Jesus had not yet come into the village, but 30 was in the place where Martha met him. The 31 Jews therefore who were with her in the house and comforting her, when they saw that Mary rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying: She goes to the tomb to weep there.

Mary therefore, when she came where Jesus was, 32 seeing him, fell down at his feet, saying to him Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.

Jesus therefore, when he saw her weeping, and 33 the Jews weeping who came with her, groaned in spirit, and was troubled. And he said, Where have 34 ye laid him? They say to him, Lord, come and see. Jesus wept.


The Jews therefore said, Behold how he loved 36 him! And some of them said: Could not this man, 37 who opened the eyes of the blind, have caused even that this man should not have died? Jesus there- 38 fore again groaning in himself comes to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it.

Jesus says: Take away the stone. The sister of 39 him that was dead, Martha, says to him: Lord, by this time he stinketh; for he has been dead four days. Jesus says to her: Said I not to thee, that, 40 if thou believe, thou shalt see the glory of God?


So they took away the stone. And Jesus raised his eyes upward, and said: Father, I thank thee 42 that thou didst hear me. And I knew that thou always hearest me; but for the sake of the multitude standing around I said it, that they might believe 43 that thou hast sent me. And when he had thus

spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come 44 forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus says to them: Loose him, and let him go.


Many therefore of the Jews who came to Mary, 46 and saw what he did, believed on him. But some of them went away to the Pharisees, and told them what Jesus had done.


Therefore the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said: What do we, seeing that 48 this man works many signs? If we let him thus alone,

all will believe on him; and the Romans will come 49 and take away both our place and nation. And a

certain one of them, Caiaphas, being high priest 50 that year, said to them: Ye know nothing; nor do ye consider that it is expedient for us, that one man die for the people, and that the whole nation perish 51 not. And this he spake not of himself; but being

high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus 52 should die for the nation; and not for the nation

only, but that also he should gather together into one the children of God that were scattered abroad.

Therefore from that day forth they took counsel 53 together to put him to death. Jesus therefore no 54 longer walked openly among the Jews; but departed thence to the country near to the wilderness, to a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

And the passover of the Jews was at hand; and 55 many went up to Jerusalem out of the country, before the. passover, that they might purify themselves. They sought therefore for Jesus, and said among 56 themselves, as they stood in the temple: What think ye, that he will not come to the feast? Now 57 the chief priests and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any one knew where he was, he .should make it known, that they might seize him.

XII. THEN Jesus six days before the passover 1 came to Bethany, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom Jesus raised from the dead. They 2 therefore made him a supper there, and Martha served; and Lazarus was one of them that reclined at table with him.

Then Mary took a pound of ointment of pure 3 spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Then says one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Si- 4 mon's son, who was about to betray him: Why was 5

not this ointment sold for three hundred denáries, 6 and given to the poor? This he said, not because he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein. 7 Then said Jesus: Let her alone; she has kept it to the 8 day of my preparation for burial. For the poor ye

have always with you; but me ye have not always. 9 A great multitude of the Jews therefore knew

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that he was there. And they came not because of Jesus only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.

But the chief priests consulted that they might 11 put Lazarus also to death; because by reason of him many of the Jews went away, and believed on Jesus.


On the morrow a great multitude that had come to the feast, hearing that Jesus is coming to Jeru13 salem, took branches of the palm trees and went

forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna; Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord, the King 14 of Israel. And Jesus, having found a young ass, 15 sat thereon; as it is written: Fear not, daughter of

Zion; behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass's 16 colt. These things his disciples understood not at the first. But when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things to him.

V. 5. Denáry, 74d. sterling, or fifteen cents.
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V. 7. In the oldest copies: that she may keep it

The multitude therefore that was with him when 17 he called Lazarus out of the tomb, and raised him from the dead, bare witness. For this the multitude 18 also met him, because they heard that he had wrought this sign. The Pharisees therefore said among them- 19 selves Perceive ye that ye avail nothing? Behold, the world is gone away after him.


And there were certain Greeks, of those who 20 came up to worship at the feast. These came there- 21 fore to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying: Sir, we would see Jesus. Philip comes and tells Andrew; Andrew and Philip 22 come and tell Jesus.

And Jesus answered them, saying: The hour is 23 come, that the Son of man should be glorified. Verily, verily, I say to you, except the grain of 24 wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone; but if it die, it brings forth much fruit. He that 25 loves his life shall lose it; and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal. If any 26 one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be. If any one serve me, him will the Father honor.

Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? 27 Father, save me from this hour! But for this cause came I unto this hour. Father, glorify thy name. 28

V. 27. or, save me from this hour?

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