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A. D. 90.
e Jno. 1.4,9.
Pr.28.13. r Ps.39.6.
1 Co.7.31. * Ps.51.2.
I unto you,
John describeth Christ.
1 JOHN, II.
Comfort against sins 3 That which we have seen and heard
13 I write unto you, fathers, because ye declare we unto you,
have known him a that is from the beginfellowship with us: and truly our fellow
ning. I write unto you, young men, beship is with the Father, and with his Sono Jno.17.21. cause ye have overcome the wicked one. Jesus Christ.
I write unto you, little children, because 4 And these things write we unto you,
have known the Father. that d our joy may be full.
14 I have written unto you, fathers, be5 This then is the message which we
cause ye have known him that is from the have heard of him, and declare unto you,
beginning. I have written unto you, young that God is light, and in him is no dark
men, because ye are strong, and the word ness at all.
f Ep.6.10. of God abideth 8 in you, and ye have over6 If we say that we have fellowship with
the wicked one.
Re.2.7, &c. him, and walk in darkness, we lie, and do i Ro.12.2. 15 Love not the world, neither the not the truth:
things that are in the world. Ifj any man 7 But if we walk k in the light, as he is
love the world, the love of the Father is not in the light, we have fellowship one with
in him. another, and the blood ? of Jesus Christ 1 Ep.1.7. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
the flesh, " and the lust of the n 8 If we say that we have no sin,' we de
the pride P of life, is not of the Father, but ceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. a Ps.119.37. is of the world. 9 If we confess I our sins, he is faithful
17 And the world passeth away, and the and just to forgive us our sins, and to
lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
God abideth for ever. 10 If we say that we have not sinned,
9 Job 33.27, 18 Little children, it is the last time: we make him a liar, and his word is not
and as ye have heard“ that antichrist shall
come, even are there many antiCHAP. II.
christs; whereby we know that it is the Y little children, these things write
19 They went out from us, but they were any man sin, we have an advocate v with
not of us; for w if they had been of us, they the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:
would no doubt have continued with us: 2 And he is the propitiation * for our sins: 12 Ti.2.19. but they went out, that they might be made and not for our's only, but also for the sins
manifest y that they were not all of us. of the whole world.
20 But ye have an unction : from the 3 And hereby we do know that we know a 1 Co.2. 15. Holy One, and ye know a all things. him, if we keep his commandments.
21°I have not written unto you because 4 He that saith, I know him, and keep
know eth not his commandments, is a liar, and
it, and that no lie is of the truth. the truth is not in him.
22 Who is a liar, but he that ' denieth 5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him
that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, verily is the love of God perfected: here
that denieth the Father and the Son. by know we that we are in him.
23 Whosoever a denieth the Son, the 6 He that saith he abideth in him, ought e Jno.15.4,5. same hath not the Father: [but] he that ackhimself also so to walk, 5 even as he walked. f Jno.13.15. nowledgeth the Son, hath the Father also.
7 Brethren, I write no new command- g 2 Jno.6. 24 Let & that therefore abide in you which ment unto you, but an old commandment,
ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye had from the beginning. The
which ye have heard from the beginning old commandment is the word which ye
shall remain in you, ye also shall continue have heard from the beginning.
in the Son, and in the Father. 8 Again, a new" commandment I write a Jno.13.34. 25 And this is the promise that he hath unto you; which thing is true in him and i Jno.17.3. promised us, even eternal · life. in you, because the darkness k is past, and k Ro.13.12. 26 These things have I written unto you the true light now shineth.
concerning them that seduce you. 9 He that saith he is in the light, and hat
27 But the anointing which ye have reeth his brother, is in darkness? even until 2 2 Pe.1.9. ceived of him abideth in you: and ye
not that any man teach you: but as the 10 He that loveth his brother abideth in m Jno.14.26. same anointing teacheth” you of all things, the light, and there is none 1 occasion of scandal. and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it stumbling in him.
2 or, it. hath taught you, ye shall abide in 2 him. 11 But he that hateth his brother, is in 'n Pr.4.15. 28 And now, little children, abide in him; darkness, and walketh " in darkness, and 3 or, know ye. that, when he shall appear, we may have knoweth not whither he goeth, because the Je 13:23 confidence, and not be ashamed before him darkness hath blinded his eyes.
at his coming. 12 I write unto you, little children, be
29 If ye know that he is righteous, ye know cause your sins are forgiven you for his
that every one that doeth righteousne name's P sake.
199 is born of him.
4. D. 90.
BEHOLD, what manner of love" the
Re.21.7. c Job 27.6.
P's. 101.2. dJno.17.25. e le. 10.2.2.
Ph.3.21. 2 Pe.1.4.
in Je. 29.8.
Mat 24 4.
r Eze. 18.5-9
. s1 Co.12.3.
Criterion of the
new birth. CHAP. III.
20 For if our heart condemn us, God is
greater than our heart, and knoweth all
a Ep.2.4,5. Father hath bestowed upon us, that 6 Jno.1. 12. things. we should be called the sons b of God!
21 Beloved, if our heart condemn us therefore the world d knoweth us not,
not, then have we confidence toward God. because it knew him not.
22 And whatsoeverf we ask, we receive 2 Beloved, now are we the sons 5 of God; f Ps.145.18, of him, because we keep his commandments, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be:
and do those things that are pleasing in his but we know that, when he shall appear, we
g Ro.8.14,18. shall be like him; " for we shall see i him h 1 Co.15.49. 23 And this j is his commandment, That as he is.
we should believe on the name of his Son 3 And every man that hath this hope in i Job 19.26. Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he him, purifieth himself even as he is pure.
gave us commandment. 4 Whosoever committeth sin transgress- ; 109:13:12 24 And he k that keepeth his command
. eth also the law: for sin is the transgression, Jno.14.1. ments dwelleth in him, and he in him. of the law.
know that he abideth 5 And ye know that he was manifested ? 220.127.116.11 14. in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us. to take away our sins; and in him is no sin.
CHAP. IV. 6 Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not:
ELOVED, believe" not every spirit, whosoever o sinneth, hath not seen him, o 3 Jn0.11. neither known him.
of God; because 4 many false prophets are 7 Little children, let no man deceive you: 2 Pe.2.1, gone out into the world. her that doeth righteousness, is righteous, R0.2.13. 2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: even as he is righteous.
Every : spirit that confesseth that Jesus 8 He that committeth sin, is of the Jno.8.44. Christ is come in the flesh, is of God: devil; for the devil sinneth from the be
3 And every spirit that confesseth not that ginning. For this purpose the Son of God
Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is not of was manifested, that he might destroy r He.2.14. God; and this is that spirit of antichrist, the works of the devil.
whereof ye have heard that it should come; 9 Whosoever • is born of God doth not v c.5.18. and even now already is it in the world. commit sin; for his seed w remaineth in 20 1 Pe.1.23. 4 Ye are of God, little children, and have him: and he cannot sin, because he is born 1 Ro.8.37. overcome * them: because greater is he of God.
that is in you, than he that is in the world. 10 In this the children of God are mani- Jno.3.31. 5 They are of the world: y therefore fest, and the children of the devil: whoso
speak they of the world, and the world ever doeth not righteousness, is not of God,
heareth them. neither he that loveth not his brother,
6 We are of God: he that knoweth God, 11 For this is the 'message that ye heard or, com- heareth us; he that is not of God, heareth from the beginning, that? we should love
not us. Hereby a know we the spirit of one another.
truth, and the spirit of error. 12 Not as Cain, who was of that wicked
7 Beloved, let us love C one another: for one, and slew his brother. And wherefore
love is of God; and every one that loveth, slew he him? Because his own works were
is born of God, and knoweth God. evil, and his brother's righteous.
8 He that loveth not, knoweth not God; 13 Marvel not, my brethren, if the world ( 2 Co.13.11. for God d is love.
9 In this I was manifested the love of 14 We know that we have passed from
God toward us, because that God sent his
Jno.3.16. death unto life, because we love the breth- g J110.6.51. only-begotten Son into the world, that we ren. Heh that loveth not his brother, abid-1c.2.9,11. might live through him. eth in death.
10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, 15 Whosoever i hateth his brother is ai Mat.5.21,22. but that he loved us, and sent his Son to murderer: and ye know that no murderer ; c.2.2. be the propitiation for our sins, hath eternal life abiding in him.
11. Beloved, if I God so loved us, 16 Hereby' perceive we the love of God, J10:25, 12, ought also to love one another. because he laid down his life for us: and we 1 Jno.15.13. 12 Nom man hath seen God at any time ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
If we love one another, God dwelleth in 17 But " whoso hath this world's good,
us, and his love is perfected ° in us. and seeth his brother have need, and shut
pJno.14.20. 13 Hereby P know we that we dwell in teth up his bowels of compassion from him,
him, and he in us, because he hath given how I dwelleth the love of God in him?
us of his Spirit. 18 My little children, let' us not love in
14 And we have seen, and do testify, that word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in Ja.2.15,16. the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour truth.
of the world. 19 And hereby swe know that we are of Ro.10.9. 15 Whosoever t shall confess that Jesus
persuade. the truth, and shall ? assure our hearts be
is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and fore him.
200 he in God.
I love with
Mark of Antichrist.
The Witnesses of our faith. 16 And we have known and believed thel A. D. 90. 9 If we receive the witness of men, the ove that God hath to us. God a is love;
witness of God is greater: for this is the and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in
witness of God, which he hath testified of God, and God in him.
his Son. 17 Herein is ' our love made perfect,
10 He that believeth on the Son of God that we may have boldness in the day of Ro.8.16. hath the witness in himself: he that bejudgment: because as he is, so are we in
lieveth not God, hath made him a liar; this world.
because he believeth not the record that 18 There is no fear in love; but perfect
God gave of his Son. love casteth out fear; because fear hath
11 And this is the record, that God hath torment, He that feareth, is not made • Jno.1.4.
given to us eternal life, and < this life is in perfect in love.
his Son. 19 We love him, because hed first loved us. e Jno.5.24. 12 Hee that hath the Son, hath life; and 20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth
he that hath not the Son of God, hath not his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth
life. not his brother whom he hath seen, how
13 These things have I written unto you I can he love God whom he hath not seen. c.3.17. that believe on the name of the Son of God; 21 And this commandment have we from g Jno.20.31.
that 5 ye may know that ye have eternal him, That " he who loveth God love bis 4 Jno.13.34. life, and that ye may believe on the name brother also.
of the Son of God. CHAP. V.
14 And this is the confidence that we HOSOEVERi believeth that Jesus Jr, com:22,13. have 2 in him, That, if we ask any thing
is the Christ, is born of God: and cerning. according to his will, he heareth us: every one that loveth him that begat, loveth k pr.15.29, 15 And if we know ke that he hear us,
Je.29.12,13. him also that is begotten of him.
whatsoever we ask, we know that we have 2 By this we know that we love the chil
the petitions that we desired of him. dren of God, when we love God, and keep
16 If any man see his brother sin a sin his commandments.
which is not unto death, he shall ask, 3 For this is the love of God, that'wei Jno.14.15, and he shall give him life for them that keep his commandments: and his
sin not unto death. There is a sin unto mandments are not o grievous.
death: » I do not say that he shall pray 4 For whatsoever is born of God overcometh P the world: and this is the victory : 1.7.16; 17 All unrighteousness I is sin: and there
piCo.15.57 that overcometh the world, even our faith.
q.c.3.4. " is a sin not unto death. 5 Who is he that overcometh the world, Ro.5.20,21. 18 We know that whosoever is born of but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son
God sinneth not; but he that is begotten of God?
of God keepeth himself, and that wicked 6 This is he that came by water and Ino.19.34. one toucheth him not. blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water
19 And we know that we are of God, only, but by water and blood. And it is
and the whole world lieth in wickedness. the Spirit u that beareth witness, because
20 And we know that the Son of God the Spirit is truth.
is come, and hath given us an under
I He.4.12,13. 7 For there are three that bear record
standing, that we may know him that is in heaven, the Father, w the Word, * and no.10.30. true: and we are in him that is true, even the Holy Ghost; y and these three are one. a Jno.15.26. in his Son Jesus Christ. This ? is the true 8 And there are three that bear witness
God, and eternal life. in earth, the Spirit, a and the water, 6 and c 1 Pe.3.2). 21 Little children, keep yourselves from the blood: " and these three agree in one.
idols. 4 Amen.
n Mat.12.31, for it.
u Jno. 14.17.
A. D. 99.
The Second Epistle of JOHN. (HE elder unto the elect lady and her
unto thee, but that which we had from children, whom I love in the truth;
the beginning, that a we love one another. and not I only, but also all they that have 6 Jno.14.15, 6 And this is love, that we walk after known the truth;
his commandments. This is the command2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in
ment, That as ye have heard from the beus, and shall be with us for ever.
ginning ye should walk in it. 3 Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, s 1 Jno.4.1. 7 For many deceivers are entered into from God the Father, and from the Lord Mar;13:9. the world, who confess not that Jesus Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father in
Christ is come in the flesh. This is a detruth and love.
1 or, gained,
Some copies ceiver and an antichrist. 4 I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy read, which Look to yourselves, that • children walking in truth, as we have gained, but lose not those things which we have received a commandment from the Father.
wrought,' but that we receive a full reward. 5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as
9 Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth though I wrote new commandment 201 not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not
John complaineth of unkindness.
Punishment for false teachers. God: He that abideth in the doctrine of A. D. 99.
is partaker « of his evil deeds. Christ, he hath both the Father and the
12 Having many things to write unto you, Son.
b Ga.1.8,9. I would not write with paper and ink: but 10 If there come any unto you, and
I trust to come unto you, and speak face bring not this doctrine, receive him notor; yout to face, that ? our joy o may be full. into your house, neither bid him God speed:
13 The children of thy elect sister greet 11 For he that biddeth him God speed,
I mouth to
? or, pray.
c 2 Jno.4.
The Third Epistle of JOHN. THE elder unto the well-beloved Gai-| A. D. 90. phes, who loveth to have the pre-eminence
. us, whom I love in the truth.
among them, receiveth us not.
1 or, truly. 2 Beloved, I wish 2 above all things that
10 Wherefore, if I come, I will remember thou mayest prosper and be in health, even 1 Ti.6.3,4. his deeds which he doeth, prating against as thy soul prospereth.
b Pr. 10.8,10. us with malicious words: and not content 3 For I rejoiced greatly when the brethren
therewith, neither doth he himself receive came and testified of the truth that is in
the brethren, and forbiddeth them that thee, even as thou walkesto in the truth.
would, and casteth them out d of the church. 4 I have no greater joy • than to hear Pr.23.24. 11 Beloved, follow not that which is
f Ps 37.27. that my children walk in truth.
21 Jno.3.6-9. evil, but that which is good. - He & that 5 Beloved, thou doest à faithfully whatso- i Pe.4.10. doeth good is of God: but he that doeth ever thou doest to the brethren and to
evil hath not seen God. strangers;
12 Demetrius hath good report of all 6 Which have borne witness of thy char
men, and of the truth itself: yea, and we ity before the church: whom if thou bring
also bear record; and ye know that our i forward on their journey 3 after a godly 3 worthy of record is true. sort, thou shalt do well:
13 I had many things to write, but I will 7 Because that for his name's sake they
not with ink and pen write unto thee: went forth, taking nothing of the Gentiles.
14 But I trust I shall shortly see thee, 8 We therefore ought to k receive such, k Mat.16.40.
and we shall speak 4 face to face. Peace that we might be fellow-helpers to the truth.
be to thee. Our friends salute thee, Greet 9 I wrote unto the church: but Diotre
the friends by name.
4 mouth to
General Epistle of JUDE.
A. D. 66. after 'strange flesh, are set forth for an
1 brother of James, to them that are
example, suffering the vengeance of eternal sanctified by God the Father, and pre- other. fire. served · in Jesus Christ, and called: 4
8 Likewise also these filthy dreamers 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, and love, a Ro.8.30. defile the flesh, despise dominion, and be multiplied.
€ 2 Pe.2.10,11.
f Da.12.1. speak evil of dignitiés. 3 Beloved, when I gave all diligence to
9 Yet Michael / the archangel, when write unto you of the common & salvation,
contending with the devil he disputed it was needful for me to write unto you, and De.34.6. about the body of Moses, dursti not exhort
bring against him a railing accusation, but k for the faith which was once delivered unto
said, The Lord 'rebuke thee.
1 the saints.
10 But these speak evil of those things 4 For there are certain men crept in m2. Pe.2.1. which they know not: but what they know unawares,
were before of old or-lo Ti.1.15,16. naturally, as brute beasts, in those things dained to this condemnation; ungodly men,
they corrupt themselves. turning o the grace of our God into lasciv-Nu.16,1,&c. 11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in iousness, and denying the only Lord God, * i Co.10 5- the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the and our Lord Jesus Christ.
error of Balaam 9 for reward, and perished 5 I will therefore put you in remembrance,
in the gainsaying of Core." though ye once knew this, how that " the
12 These are spots in your feasts of Lord, having saved the people out of the Pt.25.14. charity, when they feast with you, seedland of Egypt, afterward destroyed " them - Ep.1:14 ing" themselves without fear: w clouds they that believed not.
2 principal are without water, carried * about of winds; 6 And the angels y which kept not their , imo. trees whose fruit ? withereth, without fruit, first estate, but left their own habitation, he allo.6.46: twice · dead, plucked up by the roots; hath reserved in everlasting chains,under 2 Pe.2.4. 13. Raging waves d of the sea, foaming darkness, unto the judgment of the great" 18.57:20. out their own sbame; wandering stars, day.
Re.8.10,11. to whom is reserved the blackness of dark? Even as Sodom 5 and Gomorrha, and I do..9:24. ness for ever. the cities about them, in like manner giving
14 And Enoch also the seventh from Adam, themselves over to fornication, and going
202 prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the
Exhortation to the faithful. Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints,
A. D. 66. selves, sensual, having not the Spirit. 15 To execute judgment upon all; “ and
20 But ye, beloved, building up yourto convince all that are ungodly among . Col.2,7 selves on your most holy faith, praying in
c Ep.6.18. them of all their ungodly deeds which
the Holy Ghost, they have ungodly committed, and of all a Jno.15.9,10. 21 Keep d yourselves in the love of God, their hard speeches which ungodly sinners , 11.2.13.
looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus have spoken against him.
Christ unto eternal life. 16 These are murmurers, complainers,
22 And of some have compassion, making walking after their own lusts; and their
a difference: mouth speaketh great swelling words, hav- Zec.3.2-5. 23 And others save with fear, pulling & ing men's persons in admiration because them out of the fire; hating even the garof advantage.
A Re.3.4,18. ment " spotted by the flesh. 17 But, beloved, remember ye the words Ro.16.25-27., 24 Nowi unto him that is able to keep which were spoken before of the apostles i Co.1.22. you from falling, and to present you
? of our Lord Jesus Christ;
faultless before the presence of his glory 18 How that they told you m there m 1 Ti.4.1. with exceeding joy, should be mockers in the last time, who n 1 Ti.1.17. 25 To " the only wise God our Saviour, should walk after their own ungodly lusts.
be glory and majesty, dominion and power, 19 These be they who separate them
both now and ever, Amen.
A. D. 96.
The REVELATION of St. JOHN the Divine.
11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the THE Revelation of Jesus Christ, which
first and the last: and, What thou seest,
write in a book, and send it unto the servants things which must shortly come c.2.8. seven churches which are in Asia; unto to pass; and he sent and signified it by his c.2,12 Ephesus, and unto Smyrna," and unto Perangel unto his servant John:
gamos,' and unto Thyatira, d and unto Sardis, 2 Who bare record of the word of God,
and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea. and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and
12 And I turned to see the voice that spake of all things that he saw.
And being turned, I saw seven 3 Blessed " is he that readeth, and they Ly:11.28. 'golden candlesticks. that hear the words of this prophecy, and
13 And in the midst of the seven cankeep those things which are written therein: i Eze, 1,36 28. dlesticks one j like unto the Son of man,
. for the time k is at hand.
10.5,6. clothed with a garment down to the foot, k Ja.5.8,9.
and girt about the paps with a golden girdle. 4 TOHN to the seven' churches which 1 ver.ll. 14 His head and his hairs were white like
wool, as white as snow; and his eyes m were and peace, from him” which is, and which n ver.8. as a flame of fire; was, and which is to come; and from the • Eze,1.7. 15 And his feet ° like unto fine brass, as seven P Spirits which are before his throne; p Zec.4.10. if they burned in a furnace; and his voice 5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the
1 as the sound of many waters. faithful witness," and the ' first-begotten
16 And he had in his right hand seven of the dead, and the Prince of the kings of (19.49.2. stars; and out of his mouth went a' sharp the earth. Unto him that loved “ us, and
two-edged sword: and his countenance washed v us from our sins in his own blood,
was as the sun w shineth in his strength. 6 And hath made us kings # and priests 0.10.1. 17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet unto God and his Father; to him y be glory
as dead. And he laid his right hand upon and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the 7 Behold, he cometh with clouds; ? and ? Da,7.13. first and the last; every eye shall see him, and they “ also a Zec.12.10. 18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, which pierced him: and all kindreds of
behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; the earth shall wail · because of him.
and have the keys d of hell and of death Even so, . Amen.
19 Write the things which thou hast seen, 8 If am Alpha and Omega, the beginning oc:220
and the things which are, and the things and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, 13.41.4. which shall be hereaster; and which was, and which is to come, the 5 ver. 16. 20 The mystery of the seven 8 stars which Almighty.
thou sawest in my right hand, and the sev9 I John, who also am your brother, and
en golden candlesticks. The seven stars companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom
are the angels of the seven churches: and and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the i Mat.5.15,16. the seven candlesticks' which thou sawest, isle that is called Patmos, for the word of; 3.C.12.2 are the seven churches. God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
CHAP. II. 10 'I was in the Spirit; on thek Lord's day, 22.1.16,20. TNTO the angel of the church of Epheand heard behind me a great voice, as of a
sus write; These things saith he that trumpet,
203 l'holdeth the seven stars in his right hand,