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should give something to the to the poor.

30 He therefore having received the morsel, went out immediately. And it was night.

31 When he therefore was gone out JESUS said: Now is the son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.

32 If God be glorified in him, God also will glorify him in himself: and immediately will he glorify him.

33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. • You shall seek me, and as I said to the Jews: Whither I go, you cannot come: so I say to you


34 A new commandment I give unto you: That you love one another, as I have loved you, that you also love one another.

35 By this shall all men know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

86 Simon Peter saith to him: Lord, whither goest thou? JESUS answered: Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now, but thou shalt follow hereafter.

37 Peter saith to him: Why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thee.

38 JESUS answered him: Wilt thou lay down thy life for me? Amen, amen, I say to thee, the cock shall not crow, till thou deny me thrice.


Christ's discourse after his last supper. ET not your heart be trou bled. You believe in God, believe also in me.

a Supra, 7. 34.-6 Lev. 19. 18. Matt. 22. 39. Infra, 15. 12.- Matt. 26, 35. Mark 14. 29. Luke 22. 33.

2 In my Father's house there are many mansions. If not, I would have told you, that I go to prepare a place for you.

3 And if I shall go, and prepare a place for you: I will come again, and will take you to myself, that where I am, you also may be.

4 And whither I go you know, and the way you know.

5 Thomas saith to him: Lord, we know not whither thou goest, and how can we know. the way.

6 JESUS saith to him: I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No man cometh to the. Father but by me.

7 If you had known me, you would without doubt have. known my Father also; and from henceforth you shall know him, and you have seen him.

8 Philip saith to him: Lord, shew us the Father, and it is enough for us.

9 JESUS saith to him: so long a time have I been with you: and have you not known me? Philip, he that seeth me, seeth the Father also. How sayest thou, shew us the Father?

10 Do you not believe, that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? Father in me? The words that

I speak to you, I speak not of myself. But the Father who abideth in me, he doth the works.

11 Believe you not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me?

12 Otherwise believe for the. very works' sake. Amen, amen,. I say to you, he that believeth in me, the works that I do, he also shall do, and greater than these shall he do.

13 Because I go to the Father;

and whatsoever you shall ask the Father in my name, that will I do that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

14 If you shall ask me anything in my name, that I will do. 15 If you love me kee, my commandments.

16 And I will ask the Father, and he shall give you another Paraclete, that he may abide with you for ever.

17 The Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, nor knoweth him: but you shall know him; because he shall abide with you, and shall be in you.

18 I will not leave you orphans: I will come to you.

19 Yet a little while: and the world seeth me no more. But you see me: because I live, and you shall live.

20 In that day you shall know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you.

21 He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them: he it is that loveth me. And he that loveth me, shall be loved of my Father: and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

22 Judas saith to him, not the Iscariot: Lord, how is it, that thou wilt manifest thyself to us, and not to the world?

23 JESUS answered, and said

a Matt. 7. 7. and 21. 22. Mark 11. 24. Infra, 16. 23.

CHAP. XIV. Ver. 16. ParacleteThat is, a comforter: or also an advo cate: inasmuch as by inspiring prayer he prays, as it were, in us, and pleads for us. Ibid. For ever. Hence it is evident that this Spirit of truth was not only promised to the persons of the apostles, but also to their successors through all generations.

to him: If any one love me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our abode with him :

24 He that loveth me not, keepeth not my words. And the word which you have heard is not mine; but the Father's who sent me.

25 These things have I spoken to you, abiding with you.

26 But the Paraclete, the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and bring all things to your mind, whatsoever I shall have said to you.

27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid.

28 You have heard that I said to you: I go away and I come unto you. If you loved me, you would indeed be glad, because I go to the Father: for the Father is greater than I.

Ver. 26. Teach you all things. the Holy Ghost is promised to the apostles and their successors, particu. larly, in order to teach them all truth and to preserve them from error.

Ver. 28. For the Father is greater than I. It is evident that Christ our Lord speaks here of himself, as he is made man: for as God he is equal to the Father: (See Philippians ii.) Any difficulty of understanding the meaning of these words will vanish, when the relative circumstances of the text here are considered; for Christ being at this time shortly to suffer death, signified to his apostles. his human nature by these very words: for as God he could not die. And therefore as he was both God and man, it must follow that according to his humanity he was to die, which the apostles were soon to see and believe, as he expresses, ver. 29. And now have told you before it come to pass' that when it shall come to pass, you may believe.

29 And now I have told you | before it come to pass: that when it shall come to pass you inay believe.

30 I will not now speak many things with you. For the prince of this world cometh, and in me he hath not anything.

31 But that the world may know that I love the Father: and as the Father hath given me commandment, so do I: Arise, let us go hence.


A continuation of Christ's discourse to his disciples.


AM the true vine; and my Father is the husbandman. 2 Every branch in me, that beareth not fruit, he will take away and every one that beareth fruit he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

36 Now you are clean by reason of the word which I have spoken to you.

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15 I will not now call you servants: for the servant knoweth not what his lord doth. But I have called you friends: Because all things whatsoever I have heard of my Father, I have made known to you.

4 Abide in me: and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit uit all of itself, unless it abide in the vine, so neither can you, unless you abide in me.

5 I am the vine; you the branches: he that abideth in me, and I in him, the same beareth much fruit: for without me you can do nothing.

6 If any one abide not in me: he shall be cast forth as a branch, and shall wither, and they shall gather him up, and cast him into the fire, and he burneth..

7 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask whatever you will, and it shall be done unto you.

8 In this is my Father glori

a Acts 2, 23.--b Supra, 13. 10.

16 You have not chosen me:


but I have chosen you;
have appointed you, d that you
should go, and should bring
forth fruit, and your fruit should
remain that whatsoever you

shall ask of the Father in my
name, he may give it you.

17 These things I command you, that you love one another.

18 If the world hate you, know you that it hath hated me

before you.

19 If you had been of the

c Supra, 13. 34. Ephes. 5. 2. 1 Thes. 4. 9. d Matt. 28. 19.-e 1 John 3. 11. and 4. 7


world; the world would love its own but because you are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.

20 Remember my word that I said to you: The servant is not greater than his master. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.

21 But all these things they will do to you for my name's sake: because they know not him that sent me.

22 If I had not come, and spoken to them, they would not have sin but now they have no excuse for their sin.

23 He that hateth me, hateth my Father also..

24 If I had not done among them the works that no other man hath done, they would not have sin but now they have both seen and hated both me and my Father.

25 But that the word may be fulfilled which is written in their law: They have hated me with

out cause.

26 d But when the Paraclete cometh, whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceedeth from the Father, he shall give testimony of me:

27 And you shall give testimony, because you are with me from the beginning.

a Supra, 13. 16. Matt. 10. 24.-6 Matt. 24. 9.- Ps. 24. 19.-d Luke 24. 49.

CHAP. XV. Ver. 26. Whom I will send. This proves, against the modern Greeks, that the Holy Ghost pro ceedeth from the Son, as well as from the Father: otherwise he could not be sent by the Son.


The conclusion of Christ's last discourse to his disciples.

THESE things have I spoken to you, that you may not be scandalized.

2 They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you, will think that he doth a service to God.

3 And these things will they do to you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.

4 But these things I have told you, that when the hour shall come, you may remember that I told you of them.

5 But I told you not these things from the beginning, because I was with you. And now I go to him that sent me, and none of you asketh me: Whither goest thou?

6 But because I have spoken these things to you, sorrow hath filled your heart.

7 But I tell you the truth: it is expedient to you that I go: for if I go not, the Paraclete will not come to you: but if I go, I will send him to you.

8 And when he is come, he will convince the world of sin, and of justice, and of Judg ment.

9 Of sin because they believed not in me.. 10 And of justice: because I

CHAP. XVI. Ver. 8. He will convince the world of sin, &c. The Holy Ghost, by his coming, brought over many thousands, 1st, to a sense of their sin in not believing in Christ. 2ndly, to a conviction of the justice of Christ, now sitting at the right hand of his Father. And 3rdly, to a right apprehension of the judgment prepared for them that choose to follow satan, who is already judged and con demned.

go to the Father; and you shall see me no longer.

11 And of judgment: because the prince of this world is already judged.

12 I have yet many things to say to you: but you cannot bear them now.

13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will teach you all truth. For he shall not speak of himself: but what things 80ever he shall hear, he shall speak and the things that are to come he shall shew you.

14 He shall glorify me; because he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it to you.

15 All things whatsoever the Father hath, are mine. Therefore I said, he shall receive of mine, and shew it to you.

16 Alittle while, and now you shall not see me and again a little while, and you shall see me: because I go to the Father. 17 Then some of his disciples said one to another: What is this that he saith to us: A little while, and you shall not see me : and again a little while, and you shall see me, and because I go to the Father?

18 They said therefore: What is this that he saith, A little while? we know not what he speaketh.

19 And JESUS knew that they had a mind to ask him: and he said to them: Of this do you inquire among yourselves, because I said: A little while, and you shall not see me: and again a little while, and you shall see me?

20 Amen, amen, I say to you, that you shall lament and weep,

Ver. 13. Will teach you all truth. Bee the annotation on chap. xiv. 26.

but the world shall rejoice: and you shall be made sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

21 A woman, when she is in labour, hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but when she hath brought forth the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.

22 So also you now indeed have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart shall reJoice; and your joy no man shall take from you.


23 And in that day you shall not ask me anything. Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father anything in my name, he will give it you.

24 Hitherto you have not asked anything in my name. Ask, and you shall receive: that your joy may be full.

25 These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but will shew you plainly of the Father.

26 In that day you shall ask in my name: and I say not to you, that I will ask the Father for you:

27 For the Father himself loveth you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

28 I came forth from the Father, and am come into the world: again I leave the world, and I go to the Father.

29 His disciples say to him: Behold now thou speakest plainly, and speakest no pro


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