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JOHN.

CHAP. XVI. things I said not unto you at the beginning, because I was with you.

5 g But now I go my way to him that sent me ; and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou ?

6 But because I have said these things unto you, sorrow hath filled your heart. 7 Nevertheless I tell you the

I truth ; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.

8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment:

9 Of sin, because they believe not on me;

10 Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more ;

11 Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.

12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

13 Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth': for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.

14 He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew it unto you.

15 All things that the Father hath are mine : therefore said I, that he shall take of mine, and shew it unto you.

16 I A little while, and ye shall not see me: and a gain, a

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JOHN.

CHAP. XVI. little while, and ye shall see me, because I go to the Father.

17 Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What is this that he saith unto us, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me : and, Because I go to the Father!

18 They said therefore, What is this that he saith, A little while ? we cannot tell what he saith.

19 Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye enquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and

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shall see me? 20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, That ye shall weep and la

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21 A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come : but as soon she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.

22 And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

23 And in that day ye shall ask me nothing. Verily, verily, I say unto you,

Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you.

24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name : ask, and

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JOHN.

CHAP. XVI. ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

25 These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs : but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs,but I shall shew you plainly of the Father.

26 At that day ye shall ask in my name: and I say not unto you, that I will pray the Father

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

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

29 | His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb.

30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that

any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.

31 Jesus answered them, Do ye now believe?

32 Behold, the hour cometh, yea, is now come, that

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shall be scattered, every man to his own, and shall leave me alone : and yet

I am not alone, because the Father is with me.

33 These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation : but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

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JOHN. CHAP. XVII. $ 130. Jesus's Prayer. THESE words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come ; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee :

2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

4 I have glorified thee on the earth : I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.

5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self, with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

6 s I have manifested thy name unto the men which thou gavest me out of the world: thine they were, and thou gayest them me; and they have kept thy word.

7 Now they have known that all things whatsoever thou hast given me are of thee.

8 For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

for them : I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me ; for they are thine.

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10 And all mine are thine, and thine are mine ; and I am glorified in them.

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JOHN. CHAP. XVII. 11 And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that

one, as we are. 12 While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name: those that thou gavest me I have kept, and none of them is lost, but the son of perdition; that the scripture might be fulfilled.

13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

14 I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

15 | I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.

16 They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

17 q Sanctify them through thy truth : thy word is truth.

18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world.

19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. 20 | Neither pray I for these

, alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;

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