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shall have lifted up the Son of man, then will ye
know that I am he, and that I do nothing from my

own pleasure, but as my Father taught me, so I 29 speak. (29) And he that sent me, is with me;

and my Father hath not left me alone, because I 30 do, at all times, that which pleaseth him.(30) And

when he had spoken these things, many believed 31 on him. (31) And Jesus said to those Jews who

believed on him: If ye continue in my word, ye 32 will be truly my disciples. (32) And ye will

know the truth; and the truth will make you 33 free. (33) They say to him: We are the seed of

Abraham, and never were in servitude to any

man; and how sayest thou, Ye will be freemen 34 (34) Jesus said to them: Verily, verily, I say to

you, That whoever committeth sin, is the servant 35 of sin. (35) And a servant abideth not for ever. Sy. Sels 36 in the house; but the Son abideth for ever. (36) If

therefore the Son shall make you free, ye will 37 really be free men. (37) I know that ye are the

children of Abraham; but ye seek to kill me, be38 cause ye do not acquiesce in my word. (38) I

speak that which I have seen with my Father, and
ye do that which

have seen with


father. 39 (39) They answered, and said to him: Our father

is Abraham. Jesus said to them: If ye were

children of Abraham, ye would do the works of 40 Abraham. (40) But now ye seek to kill me, a

man who hath told you the truth, which I have 41 heard from God: this did not Abraham. (41) But

ye do the works of your father. They say to him:

We are not (the offspring] of whoredom; we have 42 one Father, God. (42) Jesus said to them: If God

were your Father, ye would love me; for I pro

ceeded and came from God: I did not come of my 43 own accord, but he sent me. (43) Why do ye not

understand my speech? It is because ye cannot 44 hear my speech. (44) Ye are of your father, the

calumniator;d and the lust of your father ye are disposed to do. He was from the beginning a liela manslayer, and abode not in the truth; for the truth is not in him, and when he speaketh a lie he speak

eth from himself, for he is a liar, and the father 45 of it. (45) But me, because I speak the truth, ye 46 believe me not. (46) Which of you convicteth me

of sin? And if I speak the truth, why do ye not|

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believe me? (47) He that is of God, heareth the 47
words of God. Therefore ye do not hear, because
ye are not of God. (48) The Jews answered, and 48
said to him: Did we not well say, that thou art a

Samaritan, and hast a demon? (49) Jesus said to 49
them: I have no demon: but I honor God; and
ye contemn me. (50) But I seek not my own 50
glory: there is one that seeketh [it], and judgeth.
(51) Verily, verily, I say to you: He that keepeth 51
my word, will never see death. (52) The Jews 52
say to him: Now we know, that thou hast a demon.
Abraham is dead, and the prophets; yet thou
sayest: He that keepeth my word, will never taste
death. (53) Art thou greater than our father 53
Abraham who is dead, or than the prophets who
died? What dost thou make thyself? (54) Jesus 54
said to thern: If I glorify myself, my glory is noth:
ing. It is my Father that glorifieth me, of whom
ye say, He is our God. (55) And ye know him 55
not. But I know him; and if I should


I know him not, I should be a liar, like you: but I do know him, and I observe his word. (56) Abraham 56 your father desired to see my day: and he saw it, and rejoiced. (57) The Jews say to him: Thou 57 art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? (58) Jesus said to them: Verily, verily, 58 I say to you, That before Abraham existed, I was. (59) And they took up stones to stone him. But 59 Jesus concealed himself, and went out of the temple, and passed along among them, and went away.

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And while passing, he saw a man blind from his IX. mother's womb. (2) And his disciples asked him, 2 and said : Our Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind? (3) Jesus said to 3 them: Neither did he sin, nor his parents; but that the works of God might be seen in him. (4) I 4 must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day; the night cometh, in which no one can work. (5) So long as I am in the world, I am the 5 light of the world. (6) And having spoken thus, 6 he spit on the ground, and made mud with the spittle, and spread it on the eyes of the blind man;

and said to him: Go, wash in the baptisterya of 7 Siloam. And he went, and washed, and came


8 away seeing. (8) And his neighbors, and they by

whom he had before been seen begging, said: Is 9 not this he, who sat and begged? (9) Some said, It

is he: and others said, No; but he is very like him. 10 But he said: I am he. (10) And they said to him: 11 How were thy eyes opened ? (11) He answered,

and said to them: A man whose name is Jesus, made mud and spread it on my eyes, and said to me, Go, wash in the waters of Siloam. And I

went, and washed, and my sight was_restored. 12 (12) They said to him: Where is he? He said to

them: I know not. 13 And they brought him that had been blind, 14 before the Pharisees. (14) Now it was on the sab

bath that Jesus made the mud, and opened his 15 eyes. (15) And again the Pharisees asked him:

How was thy sight restored? And he said to

them: He put mud upon my eyes, and I washed, 16 and my sight was restored. (16) And some of the

Pharisees said : This man is not of God, for he doth not observe the sabbath. But others said: How

can a man that is a sinner, work these signs? And 17 there was a division among them. (17) They say

again to the blind man: What sayest thou of him,

seeing he hath opened thy eyes? He said to them: 18 I say, that he is a prophet. (18) And the Jews

would not believe concerning him, that he had

been blind, and recovered sight, until they called 19 the parents of him who recovered sight. (19) And

they asked them: Is this your son, of whom ye say

that he was born blind ?' And how doth he now 20 see? (20) And his parents answered and said:

We know that this is our son, and that he was born 21 blind; (21) but how he now seeth, or who opened his eyes, we know not. He hath come to his

years, 22 ask him; he will speak for himself. (22) These

things said his parents, because they feared the Jews: for the Jews had decided, that if any one

should confess him to be Messiah, they would 23 expel him from the synagogue. (23) For this

reason his parents said, He hath come to his years, 24 ask him.--(24) And they called a second time the

man who had been blind, and said to him: Give

glory to God; for we know that this man is a 25 sinner. (25) He replied, and said to them: Whether

he is a sinner, I know not; but, one thing I know,

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that I was blind, and lo, now I see. (26) They 26
said to him again: What did he to thee? How did
he open thy eyes? (27) He said to them: I have 27
told you, and ye did not hear. Why would ye
hear again? Do ye also wish to become his disci-
ples ? (28) But they reproached him, and said to 28
him: Thou art his disciple, but we are the disci-
ples of Moses. (29) And we know that God con- 29
versed with Moses, but as for this man, we know
not whence he is. (30) The man replied and said 30
to them: In this therefore is [something] to be
admired, that ye know not whence he is, and yet
he hath opened my eyes. (31) Now we know, that 31
God heareth not the voice of sinners; but him that
feareth him, and doeth his pleasure, him he hear-
eth. (32) Neverb hath it been heard, that any one 32
opened the eyes of one born blind.' (33) If this 33
man were not of God, he could not do this thing.
(34) They replied, and said to him: Thou wast 34
wholly born in sins; and dost thou teach us? And
they expelled him.

Ånd Jesus heard that they had expelled him; 35
and he found him, and said to him: Believest thou
on the Son of God? (36) And he that was healed, 36
answered and said: My Lord, who is he, that I
may believe on him? (37) Jesus said to him : 37
Thou hast seen him, and it is he that talketh with
thee. (38) And he said: My Lord, I believe: and 38
he fell down, and worshipped him.—(39) And 39
Jesus said: For the judgment of this world, have
I come; that they who see not, might see; and
that they who see, might become blind. (40) And 40
[some of those Pharisees who were with him, heard

these things; and they said to him: How? Are
we also blind? (41) Jesus said to them: If ye 41
were blind, ye would be without sin; but now ye
say, We see; therefore your sin is established.

Verily, verily, I say to you, That he who doth not X. enter by the door into the fold of the flock, but climbeth

up in some other place, he is a thief and a robber. (2) But he that entereth' by the door, is the 2 shepherd of the flock. (3) And to him the door. 3 keeper openeth the door; and the sheep hear his voice. And he calleth the sheep by their names, and leadeth them out. (4) And when he hath led out his 4 flock, he goeth before it; and his sheep follow him, 5 because they know his voice. (5) But after a

stranger the flock will not follow, but it fleeth from

him; because it knoweth not the voice of a stran6 ger. (6) This allegorya spake Jesus to them; but . Sy. 1209 7 they knew not what he said to them.—(7) And

Jesus said to them again: Verily, verily, I say to 8 you, That I am the door of the flock. (8) All those

who have come, were thieves and robbers: but 9 the flock did not hear them. (9) I am the door:

and if any enter by me, he will live, and will come 10 in and go out, and will find pasture. (10) The

thief cometh not, but that he may steal, and kill,

and destroy. I have come, that they may have 11 life, and may have that which is excellent. (11) I

am a good shepherd. A good shepherd exposeth 12 his life for the sheep. (12) But a hireling, who is

not the shepherd, and to whom the sheep do not belong, when he seeth the wolf coming, leaveth the

flock, and fleeth; and the wolf cometh, and teareth, 13 and disperseth the flock. (13) And a hireling

fleeth, because he is a hireling, and hath no concern 14 for the flock. (14) I am a good shepherd; and I

know my own [sheep), and am known by my own. 15 (15) As my Father knoweth me, so know I my 16 Father; and I expose my life for the flock. (16) And

I have other sheep, which are not of this fold: and them also I must bring; and they will hear my

voice; and the whole will be one flock, and one 17 shepherd. (17) For this cause my Father loveth

me, that I lay down my life, to resume it again. 18 (18) There is no one that taketh it from me; but I

lay it down of my own pleasure: for I have authority to lay it down, and authority to resume

it again; because I have received this command 19 from my Father.—(19) And again there was a

division among the Jews, on account of these say20 ings. (20) And many of them said: He hath a

demon, and is wholly beside himself; why hear ye 21 him ? (21) But others said: These are not the

discourses of a demoniac: can a demon open the eyes

of one blind ? 22 And the feast of the dedicationb was [held] at Sy 12:00 23 Jerusalem, and it was winter. (23) And Jesus

walked in the temple, in the porch of Solomon. 24 (24) And the Jews gathered around him; and said

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