January 1, 2009
A Prayer
of Jesus
I thank thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and
 understanding and revealed them to babes; yea, Father, for such was thy gracious will.
ON
KNOW
by Michele / January 2009

Jesus' words are rendered in red.  The words "know, knew, and their other verb forms" are highlighted in purple for your attention.

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The gospels account for many stories where Jesus is reported knowing the thoughts and hearts of men.  Yet, here we focus on those instances where the words listed above come straight from the lips of our Lord.


From the Synoptic Gospels

Pure-Hearted Giving

Matthew 6

[1] Be giving heed that you not be doing your justice before men to be beheld by them, otherwise you have no reward from your father in the heavens.
[2] Whenever therefore you do [a] merciful [thing], do not trumpet before you, like the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, in order that they be glorified by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.
[3] But [when] you do [a] merciful [thing], let your left hand not know what your right hand is doing
[4] in order that your merciful [deed] be in secret. And your father who sees in secret will reward you.

On Private Prayer
Matthew 6

[5] And when you pray, be not as the hypocrites. For they philia-love to be praying [when] standing in the synagogues and in the street corners, in order that they be manifest to men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward. 

[6] But you, when you pray, enter into your closet, and having closed the door, pray to your father that [is] in secret, and your father who sees in secret will reward you

[7] But when you pray, do not babble like the nations, for they suppose that by their wordiness they will be heard.

[8] Be not as they, for your father knows what needs you have before you ask him.

[9] Therefore pray thusly:

Our father in the heavens,
Let your name be holy,
[10] Your kingdom come
Your will come to pass
as in heaven, so also on earth.
[11] Give us today our bread for the day
[12] And forgive us our debts
As we forgive our debtors.
[13] And do not lead us into the test,
but rescue us from [the] wicked [one]. 

[14]  For if you allow men their shortcomings, your heavenly father will also allow you [yours].

[15] And if you do not allow men [theirs], neither will your father allow [you] your shortcomings.


Do Not Worry
Matthew 6 Luke 12

[25] Because of this I say to you, be not concerning yourself about your psyche-life: what you shall eat, nor with what you will clothe your body. Is not your psyche-life more than food and your body [more] than clothing? 
[26] Behold the birds of the heavens: that they do not sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, and your heavenly father feeds them. Are you not more significant than they? 
[27] And which of you by concern is able to add to his height one cubit?
[28] And why do you concern yourself about clothing? Learn from the lilies of the field [how they] grow: They neither toil nor spin.
[29] Yet I say to you that Solomon in all his glory was not adorned as one of these.
[30] Now if God thus clothes the grass of the field which today is, and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more you, O little-faiths?
[31] Therefore be not concerned saying: What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or What shall we wear?
[32] For the nations strive after all these [things]. For your heavenly father knows that you need all these [things].
[33] Be seeking first the kingdom and its justice, and all these [things] will be added to you.
[34] Therefore be not concerned with tomorrow, for tomorrow will be concerned with itself. Enough for the day is its [own] evil.

[22] But he said to his disciples: Because of this I say to you: Be not being anxious for your psyche-life, what you shall eat, nor for your body what you shall wear. 
[23] For the psyche-life is more than food and the body [more] than clothing.
[24] Consider the ravens that neither sow nor reap, to whom is neither store nor granary, and God feeds them. How much more are you worth than the birds. 
[25] But who among you being anxious is able upon his stature to add [a] cubit?
[26] If therefore you are incapable of the least, why are you anxious concerning the rest?
[27] Consider the lily, which neither spins nor weaves, yet I say to you even Solomon in all his glory was not clothed as one of these.
[28] So if God thus clothes the grass being in the field today and in the furnace being thrown tomorrow, how much more you, O little-faiths? 
[29] And you be not seeking what you shall eat and what you shall drink, and be not being anxious. 
[30] For all these do the nations of the world seek. But your father knows that you need these [things].
[31] Rather be seeking his kingdom, and all these [things] will be added.
[32] Be not fearing, O little flock for your father delights to give to you the kingdom.
[33] Sell your possessions and give to charitable giving. Make for yourselves [a] purse not becoming old, [a] treasure inexhaustible in the heavens, where thief can not draw nigh nor moth spoil,
[34] for where your treasure is, there also will be your heart.


Asking, Seeking, Knocking
Matthew 7 Luke 11

[7] Be asking , and it will be given to you; be seeking, and you will find; be knocking, and it will be opened to you.
[8] For everyone asking receives, and [everyone] seeking finds, and to [everyone] knocking it is opened.
[9] Or what man is among you whose son asks him for bread, he does not give him [a] stone, [does he]?  
[10] Or asks for fish, he does not give him [a] snake, [does he]?
[11] If therefore you being wicked him know good gifts to be giving to your children, how much more your father in the heavens will give good [things] to those asking.

[12] Therefore everything that you wish that men be doing to you, you also be doing to them. For this is the law and the prophets.

[9] And I say to you, Be asking , and it will be given you; be seeking, and you will find; be knocking, and it will be opened to you.
[10] For everyone asking receives, and [everyone] seeking finds, and to [everyone] knocking it will be opened.
[11] But from which father among you will his son request [a] fish, but instead of [a] fish will give him [a] snake?
[12] Or he also request [an] egg, will he give him [a] scorpion?
[13] If therefore you being wicked know good gifts to give to your children, how much more will the father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those asking him.


A Tree & Its Fruit
Matthew 7 Luke 6

[15] Be giving heed from the false-prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inside are ravishing wolves.
[16] From their fruits you will know them. They do not gather grapes from brambles or figs from [a] prickly plant, do [they]?
[17] Thus every good tree bears good fruit, but the rotten tree bears bad fruit.
[18] [A] good tree is not able to bear bad fruit, nor [a] rotten tree to bear good fruit.
[19] Every tree not bearing good fruit will be cut down and thrown in [the] fire. 
[20] Therefore from their fruits you will know them.

[43] For [a] good tree is not producing bad fruit, nor again [is a] bad tree producing good fruit. 
[44] For each tree is known by its own fruit. For figs are not gathered from thorn bushes, nor are grapes picked from brambles.
[45] The good man from the good treasure of his heart brings forth the good, and the wicked from the wicked brings forth the wicked. For his mouth speaks from the fullness of [the] heart.


Judgment of Pretenders
Matthew 7

[21] Not everyone saying to me: Lord Lord will enter into the kingdom of the heavens, but the [one] doing the will of my father who [is] in the heavens.
[22] Many will say to me in that day: Lord Lord did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and in your name do many powerful [things]?
[23] And then I will profess to them that I never knew them. Be departing from me you working lawlessness.


Healing the Blind & Mute
Matthew 9

[27] And when Jesus went out from there two blind men followed him crying out and saying: Have mercy on us, son of David.
[28] So when he entered into the house, the blind men came in to him, and Jesus says to them: Do you believe that I am able to do this? They say to him, Yes Lord.
[29] Then he touched their eyes saying: According to your belief be it to you.
[30] And their eyes were opened. And he strictly-charged them saying: See that no one knows of this.
[31] But having gone out they made it known to all that land.
[32] Now when he had gone out, behold they brought to him [a] mute who was demon possessed.
[33] And when the demon had been cast out the mute spoke. And the crowd marveled saying: Never was it thus seen in Israel.
[34] But the Pharisees were saying: By the ruler of demons he casts out demons.


Fear God, Not Man
Matthew 10 Luke 12

[26] Therefore do not fear them, for nothing is covered that will not be uncovered, and [nothing] secret that will not be known
[27] What I say to you in darkness, you speak in the light, and what you hear in your ear, proclaim in the houses.
[28] And do not fear those killing the body but unable to kill the psyche-life, but fear rather the [one] able to destroy both body and psyche-life in Gehenna . 
[29] Are not two sparrows sold for [a] penny? And one of them will not fall on the ground without your father. 
[30] But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
[31] Therefore do not fear; you are worth more than many sparrows.
[32] Therefore everyone who will profess me before men, I also will profess him before my father in the heavens. 
[33] But whoever will deny me before men, I also will deny him before my father in the heavens.

[1] When the myriads of the crowd were gathered, so as to be trampling each other, he began to be saying to his disciples first: Be guarding yourselves from the leaven, which is hypocrisy, of the Pharisees.
[2] For nothing is covered that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not become known.
[3] Rather whatever you say in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you say into the ear in the storehouse will be preached on the houses.
[4] But I say to you my friends, do not fear those who kill the body and after this are having nothing more to do.
[5] But I will show you whom you should fear; fear the [one] having authority after killing to throw [you] into Gehenna . Yes, I say to you, fear this [one]. 
[6] Do not five sparrows sell for two farthings? And one of them does not escape notice before God. 
[7] But even all the hairs [of your] head are numbered. Be not fearing, you are worth many sparrows.
[8] But I say to you, everyone who professes me before men, the son of man will also profess him before the angels of God.
[9] But the [one] who denies me before men will he deny before the angels of God.
[10] And everyone who will say word against the son of man, it will be forgiven him. But [whoever] slanders against the Holy Spirit it will not be forgiven him.
[11] But whenever they bring you in before the synagogues and rulers and authorities, be not concerned how or what you should speak in defense or what you should say.
[12] For the Holy Spirit will give to you in that hour what it is necessary to say.


Jesus' Invitation
Matthew 11

[25] In that opportune-time Jesus answered saying: I confess to you, O father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed these [things] to the childish.
[26] Yes, O father, for thus [your] purpose came to pass before you.
[27] Everything has been delivered to me by my father, and no one knows the son except the father, nor does anyone know the father except the son and [the one] to whom the son intends to reveal [him].
[28] Come to me all [you who are] exhausted and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
[29] Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your psyche-lives .
[30] For my yoke is kind and my burden is light.


Lord of the Sabbath
Matthew 12

[1] In that opportune-time Jesus went through [a] corn-field on the Sabbath, and his disciples hungered, and began to be plucking the ears and eating. 
[2] But the Pharisees having seen [this] said to him: Behold your disciples do that which is not allowed to be doing on the Sabbath. 
[3] But he said to them: Do you not know what David did, when he and those with him hungered?
[4] How he entered into the house of God and they ate the shew- bread, which was not allowed for him nor those with him to eat, but only for the priests alone? 
[5] Or do you not know in the law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are blameless? 
[6] But I say to you that here [is] something greater than [the] temple.
[7] But if you knew what this is:

I desire mercy and not [a] sacrifice.

you would not have condemned the blameless

[8] For the son of man is Lord of the Sabbath.


The Parable of the Sower & The Purpose of the Parables
Matthew 13 Mark 4 Luke 8

[1] In that day when Jesus went out of the city he sat by the sea, 

[2] and [a] great crowd gathered by him, so that having embarked he sat in [a] boat, and all the crowd stood on the shore. 

[3] And he said to them many [things] in parables saying:  

Behold the sower went out to be sowing. 

[4] And among what he sowed some on the one hand fell by the road, and when the birds came they ate it. 

[5] On the other hand [some] fell on the rocky soil where it did not have much earth, and immediately it sprang up because of not having depth of earth; 

[6] so when the sun rose it was scorched, and because of not having root it was withered.

[7] On the other hand [some] fell among the thistles, and the thistles came up and choked it.

[8] On the other hand some fell on the good soil, and was giving fruit, on the one hand hundredfold, on the other sixtyfold, [and] on the other thirtyfold. 

[9] The [one having] ears to be hearing, let him be hearing.

[10] And when his disciples came they said to him: Why do you speak in parables to them?

[11] But when he answered he said: To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to those it is not given.

[12] For whoever has, it shall be given to him, and will be more than enough. But whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him.

[13] I speak to them in parables because of this: Because looking they do not look, and hearing they do not hear not understand.

[14] And the prophesy of Isaiah is fulfilled in them which said:

Hearing they will hear and will not understand
And looking they will look, and will not see.

[15] For the heart of this people has grown fat
An with their ears they heard with disgust,
And their eyes they have closed Lest they see with their eyes
And understand with their hearts and turn back
And I heal them.

[16] But blessed are your eyes because they look, and [your] ears because they hear.

[17] For truly I say to you that many prophets and just men lusted to see what you look at and they did not see, and to hear and they did not hear.

[18] Therefore hear the parable of the sower.

[19] When anyone hears the word of the kingdom and does not understand, the wicked [one] comes and carries off what was sown in his heart. This is what was sown by the road.

[20] And what was sown on the rocky soil, this is the one hearing the word and immediately receives it with joy,

[21] but it has no root in him, but is transitory, so when trouble or persecution comes to pass because of the word, immediately he stumbles.

[22] And what was sown in the thistles, this is the one hearing the word, and the concerns of the age and the guile of riches chokes the word, and it becomes unfruitful. 

[23] But what was sown on the good soil, this is the [one] hearing the word and understanding, who indeed bears fruit and produces on the one hand [a] hundredfold, on the other sixty fold, [and] on the other thirty fold.

[1] And again he began to be teaching by the sea. And [an] exceedingly great crowd was gathered to him, so that having embarked he was sitting in [a] boat in the sea, and the crowd was on the land facing the sea.

[2] And he was teaching them many [things] in parables, and he was saying to them in his teaching: 

[3] Be listening: Behold the [one] sowing came out to sow. 

[4] And it came to pass while sowing some fell beside the road, and the birds came and devoured it. 

[5] And other [seed] fell upon the rocky [places], where it was not having much soil, and immediately it sprang up because it was not having depth of earth. 

[6] And when the sun rose it was burned up, and because it was not having root it was withered. 

[7] And other [seed] fell into thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it gave no fruit. 

[8] And others fell into the good soil and coming up and growing it was giving fruit and it was bearing to thirty[fold] and within sixty and within hundred[fold]. 

[9] And he was saying: He who has ears to be hearing, let him be hearing.

[10] And when he came to be alone, those around him with the twelve were asking him with regard to the parables.

[11] And he was saying to them: To you the mystery of the kingdom of God has been given, to those outside all things come in parables,

[12] in order that

Looking they look and may not see
And hearing they hear and may not understand
Lest ever they turn around and he forgive them.

[13]And he says to them: You do not know this parable, how also will you know all the parables?

[14] The sower sows the word.

[15] But these are those beside the road, how the word is sown, and when they hear, immediately Satan comes and takes the word having been sown in them.

[16] And these being sown upon the rocky [places] are likewise, which when they hear the word, immediately they receive it with joy.

[17] And they have no root in themselves, but are temporary, then [when] tribulation or persecution comes because of the word, they stumble

[18] And these are those being sown into the thorns, these are those having heard the word,

[19] and [when] the cares of the age and the deceitfulness of wealth and the lusts [about] the rest enter, they choke the word, and it becomes fruitless.

[20] And these are those having been sown upon the good soil, which hear the word and receive [it] and bear fruit in thirty and in sixty and in a hundred.

[4] Now when [a] great crowd came together and those from every village journeyed to him, he said by parable:
[5] The sower went out to sow his seed, and in sowing it some fell by the road and was trampled, and the birds of heaven ate it.
[6] And other fell on the rocks, and grew, was withered because of not having moisture.
[7] And other fell in the midst of thorn bushes, and the thorn bushes growing with it choked it.
[8] And other fell on the good soil, and grew produced fruit hundredfold. Saying these [things] he said: The [one] having ears to be hearing let him be hearing.
[9] Now his disciples were asking him what this parable might be.
[10] But he said: To you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, in order that looking they may not look and hearing they may not understand.
[11] Now this is the parable. The seed is the word of God.
[12] Now that by the road are those hearing, then comes the devil and takes the word from their hearts, in order that not having believed they [not] be saved.
[13] And that on the rocks are they who when they hear receive the word with joy, and these do not have root, who for [a] time believe and in time of trial fall away,
[14] so that falling in the thorn bushes, these are those hearing, and proceeding under the cares and riches and pleasures of life they are choked and do not bear fruit.
[15] But that in the good soil, these are those in [the] good and sound heart who having heard the word hold fast and bear fruit in patience.


Breaking Human Traditions
Matthew 15

[1]Then came to Jesus from Jerusalem Pharisees and scribes saying:
[2] Why do your disciples transgress the traditions of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.
[3] But answering he said to them: And why do you transgress the commandment of God because of your tradition?
[4] For God said: Honor your father and your mother, and, The [one] speaking evil of father or mother shall be brought to the end by death.
[5] But you say: Whoever should say to his father or mother, That [thing] by which you may have profited by me [is] [a] gift [to God],
[6] he should not honor his father. And you make void the word of God by your tradition. 
[7] Hypocrites, well did Isaiah prophesy concerning you when he says:
[8] This people honors me with their lips
But their heart holds off from me afar
[9] Futilely they worship me
Teaching [as] teachings [of] [God]
the commandments of men

[10] And calling out to the crowd he said to them: Be hearing and be understanding:
[11] not what enters into the mouth defiles the man, but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles the man.
[12] Then the disciples came to him saying to him: Do you know that when the Pharisees heard the statement they were stumbled?
[13] But answering he said: Every plant that my heavenly father did not plant will be rooted up.
[14]Let them be. They are blind guides. But if blind guide blind, both will fall into the pit.
[15] But Peter answering said to him: Explain to us the parable.
[16] But he said: Are you also still without understanding?
[17] Don't you know that everything entering the mouth proceeds into the belly and is expelled into the latrine?
[18] But the [things] coming out of the mouth proceed out of the heart, and these defile the man. 
[19] For out of the heart proceed wicked reasonings, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witnessings, slanders, 
[20] these are the [things] defiling the man. But to be eating with unwashed hands does not defile the man.


Discerning the Sign of the Times
Matthew 16 Luke 12

[1] And when the Pharisees and Sadducees came to him, testing him, they asked him to show them [a] sign out of heaven. 

[2] But he answered them saying: When it has become late you say: Fair weather, for the sky is fiery red, 

[3] And early, Today bad weather, for the sky is fiery red becoming gloomy. On the one hand you know how to discern the face of the sky, but you are unable [to] [discern] the sign of the times.

 [4] A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after [a] sign, and [a] sign will not be given to it except the sign of Jonah. And having left them he departed.

[54] But he was saying also to the crowds: Whenever you see the clouds rise from the west, straightway you say that [a] thunderstorm comes, and thus it comes to pass. 

[56] Hypocrites, you know to examine the face of the earth and heaven, but this opportune-time you know not how to examine.


The Transfiguration
Matthew 17

[1]And after six days Jesus took Peter and James and John his brother and brought them up to [a] high mountain by themselves.
[2] And he was transformed before them, and his face shown as the sun, his garment became white as light.
[3] And behold Moses and Elijah were seen by them conversing with him.
[4] But Peter answering said to Jesus: Lord, it is good [that] we are here. If you wish, we will build three shelters, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah. 
[5] While he was yet speaking behold [a] radiant cloud overshadowed them, and behold [a] voice out of the cloud said: This is my agape-beloved son with whom I am well-pleased. Be hearing him. 
[6] And when the disciples heard they fell on their faces and feared greatly.
[7] And Jesus came and grasping them said: Rise and be not fearing.
[8] And when they lifted up their eyes they saw nothing except Jesus himself only.
[9] And while coming down the mountain Jesus commanded them saying: Tell the vision to no one until the son of man rises out of [the] dead.
[10] And the disciples asked him saying: Why therefore do the scribes say the Elijah must come first?
[11] And answering he said: Elijah indeed comes and restores everything.
[12] But I say to you that Elijah already came and they did not know him, but did with him whatever they wished. Thus also is the son of man about to be suffering by them.
[13] Then the disciples understood that he spoke to them concerning John the Baptist.


A Request for James & John
Matthew 20 Mark 10

[20] Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons kneeling before [him] and asking something from him.
[21] So he said to her: What do you wish? She says to him: Say that these my two sons shall sit one on your right and one on your left in your kingdom. 
[22] But Jesus answering said: You do not know what you ask. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to be drinking? They say to him: We are able.
[23] He says to them: Indeed you will drink my cup, but to sit on my right and my left, this is not mine to give, but [is] to be given to those for whom it is prepared by my father.
[24] And when the [other] ten heard, they were indignant concerning the two brothers.
[25] But Jesus having called them said: You know that the rulers of the nations Lord it over them, and they exercise great authority over them.
[26] It will not be thus among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you, he will be your servant, 
[27] And whoever wishes to be first among you, he will be your slave,
[28] Just as the son of man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his psyche-life [as] ransom for many.

[35] And James and John the sons of Zebedee came to him saying: Teacher, we would that whatever we ask [of you], you do for us.
[36] So he said to them: What do you want me to do for you?
[37] And they said to him: Give to us that one on your right and one on you left may sit in your glory.
[38] But Jesus said to them: You do not know what you ask. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be baptized in the baptism with which I am baptized?
[39] And they said to him: We are able. But Jesus said to them: The cup that I drink you will drink, and the baptism with which I am baptized you will be baptized. 
[40] But to sit on my right or my left is not mine to give, but [is] for whom it has been prepared.
[41] And when the ten heard they began to be indignant concerning James and John.
[42] And calling upon them Jesus says to them: You know that the [ones] accounted to be ruling the nations lord it over them and the great of them tyrannize them. 
[43] It is not thus among you, but whoever would become great among you, he will be your servant,
[44] and whoever would among you be first, he will be slave of all.
[45] For even the son of man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his psyche-life [a] ransom for many.


Marriage & the Resurrection
Matthew 22 Mark 12

[23] In that day the Sadducees came to him, who say [there] is no resurrection, and they questioned him 

[24] saying: Teacher, Moses said: If anyone die not having children, his brother shall marry his wife and raise up seed to his brother. 

[25] Now there were beside him seven brothers. And the first who married came to his end, and not having seed left his wife to his brother. 

[26] Likewise also the second and the third until the seventh. 

[27] Last of all the wife died. 

[28] In the resurrection therefore whose of the seven is the wife? For all had her. 

[29] But answering Jesus said to them: You are misled, not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God

[30] For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, 

[31] but are as the angels in heaven. But concerning the resurrection of the dead, haven't you read the [thing] spoken to you from God saying: 

[32] I am the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob? He is not God of the dead but of the zoe-living

[33] And hearing this the crowds were astounded at his teaching.

[18] And Saducees come to him, who say there is no resurrection, and asked him saying:

[19] Teacher, Moses wrote to us that:

If any brother die, and leave behind [a] wife and not leave children, that his brother should take the wife and raise up seed to his brother.

[20] There were seven brothers. And the first took [a] wife, and when he died he did not leave seed. 
[21] And the second took her and died not having left seed; and the third likewise.
[22] And the seven did not leave seed. Last of all the wife also died. 
[23] In the resurrection, whose will the wife be? For the seven had her [as] wife.
[24] Jesus said to them: Not because of this are you deceived, not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God?
[25] For when they are resurrected from the dead, they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are as angels in the heavens.
[26] Now concerning the dead that they arise, have you not read in the scroll of Moses at the bush how the Lord spoke to him saying:

I am the God of Abraham and God of Isaac and God of Jacob?

[27] He is not God of the dead but of the zoe-living. You are greatly deceived.


The Parable of the Fig Tree
Matthew 24 Mark 13 Luke 21

[32] Learn from the fig tree the parable: When its branches already become tender and the leaves put forth, you know that summer is near. 

[33] Thus you also when you see all these [things], you will know that it is near, [even] at the doors. 

[34] Truly I say to you that this generation shall not pass away until all these [things] come to pass. 

[35] Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

[28] But from the fig tree learn the parable, When its branches have already become tender and have put forth its leaves, you know that summer is at hand.
[29] Thus you also, when you see these [things] come to pass, know that it is at hand upon the doors.

[30] Truly I say to you that this generation does not pass away until all these [things] come to pass.

[31] Heaven and [the] earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.

[29] And he spoke to them [a] parable, Behold the fig and all the trees, 

[30] when they already put out [leaves], seeing from yourselves you know that summer is already near. 

[31] Likewise you also, when you see these [things] come to pass, you know that the kingdom of God is near. 

[32] Truly I say to you that this generation shall not pass away until all come to pass. 

[33] Heaven and earth may pass away, but my words will not pass away.


Be Ready!
Matthew 24 Mark 13 Luke 12

[36] Concerning that day and hour nobody knows, not even the angels of the heavens, nor the son, except the father only.
[37] For as the days of Noah, thus will be the coming of the son of man.
[38] For as they were in those days before the deluge gnawing eating and drinking, marrying and being given in marriage until which day Noah entered into the ark,
[39] and they did not know until the deluge came and took them all, thus also will be the coming of the son of man. 
[40] Then will two be in the field, one is taken and one is left. 
[41]Two [are] grinding in the mill, one is taken and one left.
[42] Be watching therefore, for you know not what day your Lord comes. 
[43] But this you know that if the master of the house knew in which watch the thief comes, he would have watched and would not have allowed his house to be broken into
[44] For this reason you also become ready, for in which hour you do not suppose the son of man comes.

[32] Concerning that day or that hour no one knows, neither the angels in heaven nor the son, except the father.
[33] Be looking, be being alert and be praying, for you know not when is the time.
[34] As [a] man away on [a] journey having left his house and having given to his slaves the authority, [and] to each his work, also commanded the doorkeeper that he should be being watchful.
[35] Be being watchful therefore, for you know not when the lord of the house comes, either late or [at] midnight or [at] the crowing of the cock or early,
[36] lest having come suddenly he find you sleeping.
[37] But what I say to you, I say to all: Be being watchful.

[35] Let your loins be girded and your lamps lit.
[36] And you [be] like men expecting their Lord, when he returns from the wedding, that having come and knocked straightway you may open to him.
[37] Blessed are those slaves whom when he comes the Lord finds alert. Truly I say to you that he will gird them and make them recline and coming by he will serve them.
[38] And if in the second or in the third watch he come and find them thus, blessed are those.
[39] But this you know, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief comes, he would not have allowed [him] to dig through his house.
[40] And you be becoming ready, for in what hour you suppose not does the son of man come.


The Faithful & Wise Slave
Matthew 24 Luke 12

[45] Who therefore is the trustworthy and shrewd slave who the Lord appointed over his household to give them food at the proper-time

[46] Blessed is that slave who when his Lord comes he will find thus doing. 

[47] Truly I say to you that he will appoint him over all his possessions. 

[48] But if that evil slave should say in his heart: My Lord delays, 

[49] and begins to be beating his fellow-slaves, eating and drinking with the drunks, 

[50] the Lord of that slave will come in [an] hour which he knows not, 

[51] and he will cut him asunder, and appoint [him] his portion with the hypocrites. There will there be wailing and grinding of teeth.

[41] But Peter said to him: Lord, do you say to us this parable or to all? 
[42] And the Lord said: Which therefore is the trustworthy shrewd steward whom the Lord appointed over his servants to be giving in the proper-time their portion? 
[43] Blessed is that slave whom when his Lord comes finds him thus doing. 
[44] Truly I say to you that he will appoint him over all his possessions.
[45] But if that slave say in his heart: My Lord delays to come, and begin to beat the boys and girls, to be eating and drinking and getting drunk, 
[46] the Lord of that slave will have come in the day that he does not expect and in the hour which he does not know and will cut him asunder, and his portion will be placed with the unbelieving. 
[47] But that slave who knows the will of his Lord and not having prepared or done towards his wishes will be beaten much.
[48] But the [one] not knowing, but having done worthy of blows, he will be beaten little. For to all to whom much is given, much will be required. And to whom much is entrusted, greater will be asked of him.


The Parable of the Ten Virgins
Matthew 25

[1] Then the kingdom of the heavens will be likened to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom. 

[2] But five of them were foolish and five shrewd. 

[3] For when the foolish took their lamps they did not take oil with them. 

[4] But the shrewd took oil in vessels with their lamps. 

[5] Now when the bridegroom delayed they all became drowsy and were sleeping. 

[6] So in the middle of the night [a] cry came about: Behold the bridegroom, be going out to meet [him]. 

[7] Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. 

[8] So the foolish said to the shrewd: Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out. 

[9] But the shrewd answered saying: Never, there is not enough for us and you. Be going rather to the sellers and buy for yourselves

[10]While they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and the prepared went in with him into the wedding, and the door was shut. 

[11] Later the rest of the virgins came saying: Lord, Lord, open to us. 

[12] But answering he said: Truly I say to you I know you not. 

[13] Be watching therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour.


The Parable of the Talents/Ten Minas
Matthew 25 Luke 19

[14] For likewise [a] man going on a journey called his own slaves and committed to them his possessions. 

[15] And to one he gave five talents, and to another two, and to another one, each according to his own ability, and left. 

[16] Straightway the [one] receiving five talents went and worked in them and gained another five. 

[17] Likewise the [one receiving] five gained another two. 

[18] But when [he] receiving one went forth he dug in [the] ground and hid his master's silver. 

[19] Now after [a] long time the lord of those slaves comes and settles accounts with them. 

[20]And when [he] receiving the five talents came he brought another five talents saying: Lord, five talents have you given me, Behold I gained another five talents

[21] His lord said to him: Excellent, good and trustworthy slave. Over little were you trustworthy, over much will I appoint you, Enter into the joy of your lord. 

[22]And when he [receiving] the two talents came he said: Lord, two talents have you given me. Behold I gained another two talents. 

[23] His Lord said to him: Excellent, good and trustworthy slave, over little were you trustworthy, over much will I appoint you. Enter into the joy of your lord. 

[24] But when [he] having received one talent also came he said: Lord, having known you, that you are [a] hard man, reaping where you did not sow, gathering whence you did not scatter, 

[25] and being afraid, having gone I hid your talent in the ground. Behold you have your own. 

[26] But answering his lord said to him: Wicked and troublesome slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow, and gather whence I did not scatter? 

[27] You ought therefore to have given my silver to the bankers, and when I came I would have received mine own with interest. 

[28] Take therefore from the talent and give it to him having the ten talents. 

[29] For to him having all will more be given and it will overflow. But from him not having even what he has will be taken from him. 

[30] And throw the worthless slave into the outer darkness. There will there be wailing and grinding of teeth.

[11] Now when they were hearing these [things] placed before [them] he spoke [a] parable, because of his being near Jerusalem and [because of] their supposing that immediately the kingdom of God is [about] to be hearing. 

[12] He said therefore, A certain nobleman proceeded to [a] far country to receive to himself [a] kingdom and to return. 

[13] So having called his ten slaves he gave to them ten minas and said to them: Make more when I come. 

[14] Now his citizens were hating him, and sent ambassadors after him saying: We do not wish this [one] to be king over us. 

[15] And it came to pass when he returned having received the kingdom he said these slaves be called to him whom he has given silver, in order that he might know who made what more. 

[16] So the first came by saying: Lord, your mina has made you ten minas more. 

[17] And he said to him: Excellent, O good slave, because you were become trustworthy in [the] least, be placed having authority over ten cities. 

[18] And the second came saying: Your mina, O lord, made five minas. 

[19] And he said also to this one: And you become over five cities. 

[20] And the other came saying: Lord, behold your mina, which I have, put away, in [a] handkerchief. 

[21] For I feared you, that you are [a] severe man, taking what you did not put, and reaping what you did not sow. 

[22] He says to him: Out [of your] mouth will I judge you, O wicked slave. Had you not known that I am [a] severe man, taking what I did not put, and reaping what I did not sow? 

[23] And why did you not give my silver to the bank? And I having come would have accomplished it with interest. 

[24] And to those having stood by he said: Take from the mina and give it to the [one] having ten minas. 

[25] And they say to him: Lord, he has ten minas. 

[26] I say to you that to everyone having it will be given, but from the [one] not having, even what he has will be taken. 

[27] Nevertheless these, my enemies having not wanted me to be king over them, lead here and slaughter them before me.


The Plot Against Jesus
Matthew 26

[1] And it came to pass when Jesus finished all these words, he said to his disciples: 

[2] You know that with two days the Passover comes to pass, and the son of man is given over to be crucified. 

[3] Then the chief priests and the elders of the people were gathered in the courtyard of the chief priest being called Caiaphas. 

[4] And they plotted in order that by stealth they may lay hold of and kill Jesus. 

[5] But they were saying: Not on the festival day lest there be [a] riot among the people.


Healing & Forgiving a Paralytic
Mark 2 Luke 5

[1] And having entered again into Capernaum during the day it was heard that he is home.
[2] And many were gathered so as no longer to be having space for holding [any] not even at the door, and he was speaking the word to them. 
[3] And [some] come bearing to him [a] paralytic being carried by four.
[4] And not being able to bring [him] to him because of the crowd they unroofed the roof where he was, and having dug [it] out they lower the stretcher on which the paralytic was lying sick.
[5] And Jesus having seen their belief he says to the paralytic: Child, your sins are forgiven.
[6] But some of the scribes were there sitting and reasoning in their hearts: What does this [one] speak in this manner?
[7] [God] slanderer! Who is able to be forgiving sins except one: God?
[8] And immediately Jesus having known in his spirit they are reasoning in this manner among themselves, he says to them: Why do you reason these [things] in your hearts?
[9] What is easier to say to the paralytic: Your sins are forgiven, or to say: Rise and take up your stretcher and be walking?
[10] But in order that you may know that the son of man has authority to be forgiving sins upon the land—he says to the paralytic:
[11] To you I say, Arise, take up your stretcher and be departing to your house.
[12] And he was raised and immediately having taken up the stretcher he went out in front of all so that all were amazed and were glorifying God saying that: We never saw [anything] like this!

[17] And it came to pass in one of [those] days he also was teaching, and there were seated Pharisees and law-teachers who were come from every village of Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem. And power of the Lord was to him to be healing.
[18] And behold men having brought upon [a] stretcher [a] man who was paralytic, and they were seeking to bring him in and place him before him. 
[19] And not having found by what way they may bring him in through the crowd, having gone up upon the roof they let him down with the stretcher through the roof-tiles into the midst before Jesus.
[20] And having seen their belief he said: Friend, your sins have been forgiven you.
[21] And the scribes and the Pharisees began to be reasoning saying: Who is this who speaks [God]-slander? Who is able to forgive sins except God only?
[22] But Jesus having known their reasonings, answering he said to them: Why do you reason in your hearts? 

[23] Which is easier, to say: Your sins have been forgiven you, or to say: Be rising and be walking?
[24] But in order that you may know that the son of man has authority upon earth to forgive sins—he said to the paralytic: I say to you: Be rising and having taken your stretcher be going to your house.
[25] And immediately having stood up before them, having taken [that] upon which he laid, he departed to his house glorifying God.
[26] And astonishment seized all, and they were glorifying God, and were filled with fear saying that: We have seen wonderful [things] today.


The Parable of the Growing Seed
Mark 4

[26] And he was saying: The kingdom of God is thus, as [a] man throws the seed upon the earth
[27] and he sleeps and gets up night and day, the seed sprouts and grows when he did not know it.
[28] By itself the land bears fruit, first grass, then [an] ear, then full grain on the ear.
[29] When the fruit permits, immediately he sends the sickle because the harvest has come.


Those Who Will Not Taste (Know) of Death 
Mark 9

1 And he saying to them: Truly I say to you that there are some of [those] standing here who will not taste of death* until they see the kingdom of God be come in power.

*note: the sense is not "taste a little bit", rather "experience something cognitively or emotionally, come to know something"


The Rich Man
Mark 10Luke 18

[17] And when he went out into the road, [one] having run up and having knelt before him asked him, Good teacher, what should I do in order that I may inherit eternal zoe-life?
[18] But Jesus said to him: Why do you call me good? No one [is] good except one—God.
[19] You know the commandments: Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not bear false witness, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.
[20] But he said to him: Teacher, these [things] have I observed from childhood.
[21] But Jesus having fixed his gaze on him agape-loved him and said to him: One [thing] you lack. Be going, whatever you have sell and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven, and Come! Be following me.
[22] But having been appalled upon this word, he departed being deeply pained, for he was having many possessions.
[23] And having looked [about], Jesus says to his disciples: How difficultly will those having possessions enter into the kingdom of God.
[24] But his disciples were being amazed at his words. But Jesus again answering says to them: Children, How difficult it is for those trusting upon possessions  to enter into the kingdom of God. 
[25] It is easier for [a] camel to go through the eye of the needle than for the rich to enter into the kingdom of God. 
[26] But they were being exceedingly amazed saying among themselves: And who is able to be saved?
[27] Having fixed his gaze on them Jesus says: With man [it is] impossible, but not with God, for everything is possible with God.
[28] Peter began to be saying to him: Behold we have left everything and have followed you. 
[29] Jesus said: Truly I say to you, there is no one who has left houses or brothers or sisters or mothers or fathers or wives or children or fields because of me and because of the good-news,
houses and brothers and sisters and mothers and children and fields with persecutions, and in the coming age eternal zoe-life
[30] who does not receive hundredfold now in this time.
[31] But many first will be last, and the last first.

[18] And one of the rulers asked him saying: Good teacher, what having done will I inherit eternal zoe-life

[19] But Jesus said to him: Why do you call me good? No one is good except one—God. 

[20]You know the commandments: Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not falsely witness, be honoring your father and mother. 

[21] But he said, All these [things] I have kept since youth. 

[22] But Jesus answering said to him: Yet one [thing] you lack. Sell all as much as you have and distribute [it] to the poor, and you will have treasure in the heavens, and Come! Be following me. 

[23]But when he heard these [things] he was become deeply pained, for he was greatly rich. 

[24] But seeing him Jesus said: How difficultly those having possessions enter into the kingdom of God. 

[25] For it is easier for [a] camel to enter through [a] needle hole than [for] the rich to enter into the kingdom of God. 

[26] But those who heard said: And who is able to be delivered? 

[27] But he said: the [things] impossible with men are possible with God. 

[28] But Peter said: Behold having left our own [things] we have followed you. 

[29] So he said to them: Truly I say to you that there is no one who left houses or wives or brothers or parents or children because of the kingdom of God 

[30] who would not receive much more in this opportune-time and in the eternity in the coming eternal zoe-life.


Jesus in the Temple
Luke 2

[41] And his parents were proceeding every year to Jerusalem to the festival of the Passover. 

[42] And when twelve years came to pass, they having gone up [there] according to the custom of the festival, 

[43] and having completed the days, as they were returning, the child Jesus remained in Jerusalem, and his parents knew it not. 

[44] But having thought him to be in their group of travelers they came [a] day's way, and [then] sought him among their relatives and acquaintances.

[45] And not having found him, they returned to Jerusalem seeking him. 

[46] And it came to pass after three days they found him in the temple sitting in the midst of the teachers and hearing them and questioning them; 

[47] and all hearing him were amazed upon his understanding and his answers. 

[48] And seeing him they were astonished, and his mother said to him: Child, why have you done to us thusly? Behold your father and I being tormented were seeking you. 

[49] And he said to them: Why were you seeking me? Do you not know that in the [things] of my father I must be? 

[50] And they did not understand the word that he spoke to them. 

[51] And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was being subordinate to them. And his mother was keeping all these words in her heart. 

[52]And Jesus was progressing in wisdom and stature and favor with God and men.


Showing the Light
Luke 8

[16] But no one having lit [a] lamp hides it in [a] vessel or places it under [a] basket, but places it on [a] lampstand, that those coming in may see the light. 

[17] For nothing is hidden that will not become manifest, nor hidden that will not be made known and shall come into manifestation. 

[18] Be looking therefore how you hear; for whoever has, it will be given to him; and whoever has not, even what he supposes he has will be taken from him.


Daughter of Faith
Luke 8

[42]…Now when he was withdrawing the crowd was pressing him.

[43] And [a] woman being in flow of blood for twelve years, and having spent all her living, was not strong, being healed by nothing,
[44] having come from behind, grasped the hem of his robe, and immediately the flow of her blood stopped.

[45] And Jesus said: Who [is ]the [one] having grasped me? But all denying it, Peter said: Master, the crowds come together and press upon us.
[46] But Jesus said: Who grasped me? For I know [that] power has gone out from me
[47] Now the woman having known that she did not escape notice, trembling came and falling before him reported before all the people for what cause she had grasped him, and how she was immediately healed.
[48] But he said to her: Daughter, your faith has saved you. Be going in peace.


The Mission of the Seventy-Two
Luke 10

[1] Now after these [things] the Lord commissioned another seventy and sent them by twos before his face into every city and place where he was [about] to come.
[2] But he was saying to them: On the one hand the harvest is great, but on the other the workers are few. Ask therefore of the Lord of the harvest that he throw workers to his harvest.
[3] Be departing, Behold I send you as sheep in the midst of wolves.
[4] Be not taking purse, nor knapsack, nor sandal, and greet no one on the road. 
[5] But into whatever house you enter, first be saying: Peace to this house.
[6] And if the son of peace be there, your peace will rest upon it, but if not, it will return to you.
[7] But in that house be abiding, eating and drinking from them, for [a] worker is worthy of his reward. Be not moving from house to house
[8] And into whatever city you enter and they receive you, be eating what they set before you,
[9] and be healing those in weakness, and be saying to them: The kingdom of God is at hand upon you.
[10] But into whatever city you enter and they receive you not, going out into the streets of it say:
[11] Even the dust having clung to us from your city to [our] feet do we wipe off to you. Nevertheless this you know, that the kingdom is at hand.
[12] I say to you that it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom than that city.
[13] Woe to you, Chorazin, woe to you, Bethsaida; for if in Tyre and Sidon had come to pass the powers that came to pass among you, long ago having sat in sackcloth and ashes would they have repented.
[14 ]Nevertheless for Tyre and Sidon will it be more tolerable in the judgment than for you. 
[15] And you, Capernaum, Not until heaven is exalted? Until Hades is brought low.
[16] The [one] hearing [of you] hears of me, and the [one] rejecting you rejects me; but the [one] rejecting me rejects the [one] having sent me.
[17] Now the seventy returned with joy saying: Lord, even the demons were subject to us in your name.
[18] So he said to them: I have beheld Satan as lightning having fallen from heaven.
[19] Behold to you twelve [is] the authority to trample over snakes and scorpions, and upon all the power of the enemy, and NOTHING will do you any injustice.
[20] Nevertheless in this be not glorying that the spirits are subordinate to you, but be rejoicing that your names are written in the heavens.
[21] In that hour he exulted in the Holy Spirit and said: I confess to you, father Lord of heaven and [the] earth, that you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed these [things] to children; Yes, O father, that thus [your] good pleasure comes to pass before you.
[22] These [things] have been delivered up to me by my father, and no one knows who is the son except the father, and [no one knows] who is the father except the son, and to whom the son intends to reveal.
[23] And having turned to the disciples privately he said: Blessed [are] the eyes seeing what you see.
[24] For I say to you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and they did not see, and to hear what you hear, and they did not hear.


Rebuking the Pharisees 
Luke 11

[37] Now when he spoke [a] Pharisee asked him to breakfast with him; so having entered he reclined.
[38] Now the Pharisee when he saw marveled that he did not first wash before breakfast. 
[39] So the Lord said to him: Now you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and the dish, but the inside [of you] is full of robbery and wickedness. 
[40] Ignorant [ones], doesn't the [one] doing the outside also do the inside?
[41] Nevertheless give what is inside to charitable giving and behold all in you is pure.
[42] But woe to you Pharisees, for you tithe mint and rue and every herb, and pass by the judgment and agape-love of God. But it was necessary to do these not leaving the others undone.
[43] But woe to you Pharisees, for you agape-love the first seats in the synagogues and the greetings in the marketplaces.
[44]Woe to you, for you are as the unseen grave, and men walking above do not know [of it].


The Narrow Door
Luke 13

[22] And he was going through by city and town teaching and doing the journey to Jerusalem. 

[23] But someone said to him: Lord, [are] few being saved? But he said to him: 

[24] Be striving to enter through the narrow door, for many, I say to you, will seek to enter and will not be strong enough. 

[25] When the master of the house arises and closes the door, and you begin to stand outside and to be knocking on the door saying: Lord, open to us, and answering he will say to you: I do not know whence you are. 

[26] Then you will begin to be saying: We ate before you and drank, and in our streets you taught. 

[27] And he will say to them: I do not know whence you are. Depart from me all [who] do injustice. 

[28] There will there be weeping and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but you cast out. 

[29] And they will come from the east and the west and from north and south, and banquet in the kingdom of God. 

[30] And behold the last will be first and the first will be last.


The Parable of the Clever Steward
Luke 16

[1] So he said to his disciples: A certain man was rich who was having [a] steward, and this [one] was slandered to him as squandering his possessions. 
[2] And having called him he said: What is this I hear concerning you? Render account [of your] stewardship. For you are not able to be stewarding further.
[3] But the steward said in himself: What will I do? For I have not the strength to dig ditches, [and] I am ashamed to beg.
[4] I know what I will do, in order that when I am removed from the stewardship they receive me into their own houses. 
[5] And when he called each one of his own Lord's debtors he was saying to the first: How much do you owe my Lord?
[6] But he said: [a] hundred baths or oil. So he said to him: Take the [promissory] note and having sat, quickly write fifty. 
[7] Then he said to the other: So how much do you owe? And he said: One hundred cors of wheat. He says to him: Take your [promissory] note and write eighty. 
[8] And the Lord praised the servant of injustice, for he did shrewdly, for the sons of this age are more shrewd than the sons of light in their own generation. 
[9] And I say to you, With their own make friends from the mammon of injustice, in order that, when you are omitted, they receive you into eternal shelter.
[10] The [one] trustworthy in little is also trustworthy in much, and the [one] unjust in little is also unjust in much.
[11] If therefore you do not become trustworthy in unjust mammon, who will entrust to you the true?
[12] And if in that belonging to another you do not become trustworthy, who will give to you your own?
[13] No house-domestic is able to be slaving to two lords. Either the one he will hate and the other will he agape-love, or to the one will he cling and the other will he despise. You cannot be slaving to God and mammon.


More Warnings About the Pharisees
Luke16

[14] Now the Pharisees being philia-lovers of money heard all these [things], and were ridiculing him. 

[15] And he said to them: You are those justifying yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts, for the [thing] exalted among men is [an] abomination before God.


Jesus Weeps for Jerusalem
Luke 19

[41] And as he drew near, seeing the city he wept over it, 

[42] saying: If you [only] knew in this day the [things] towards peace—but now they are hidden from your eyes. 

[43] For [the] days will come upon you and your enemies will cast up stakes for you and will surround you and attack you from all directions. 

[44] And they will dash to the ground you and your children in you, and they will not leave stone upon stone in you, for you did not know the opportune-time [of your] visitation.


Desolation of Jerusalem
Luke 21

[20] But when you see Jerusalem circled by armies, then will you know that her desolation has drawn nigh. 

[21] Then let those in the country not enter into her, 

[22] for these are [the] days of vengeance for all having been written to be fulfilled. 

[23] Woe to those with child and to those giving suck in those days, for it will be [a] great calamity upon the earth and wrath to this people, 

[24] and they will fall by mouth of sword, and will be led captive into every nation, and Jerusalem will be trampled by the nations, until the season of the nations be fulfilled.


Prediction of Simon's Denial
Luke 22

[31] Simon, Simon, behold Satan has requested to sift you [all] as wheat,
[32] but I have asked concerning you in order that your faith not give out; and you when you have recovered, strengthen your brothers.
[33] But he said to him: Lord, with you am I prepared even to prison and to death to be going.
[34] But he said: I say to you, Peter, The cock will not cry today until thrice you will deny knowing me.


The Crucifixion
Luke 23

[32] Now they were also bringing two other criminals with him to be taken away. 

[33] And when they came to the place called Cranion, here they crucified him and the evil-doers, one on the right and one on the left. 

[34] * So distributing his garments they threw lots. 

[35] And the people had stood observing. But the rulers were ridiculing [him] saying: He saved others, let him save himself, if this [one] is the Christ of God, the chosen. 

[36] The soldiers having come also mocked him, bringing sour wine to him, 

[37] and saying: If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself. 

[38] And there was also [an] inscription upon him: This [is] the king of the Jews.

*note: insert "But Jesus was saying: Father forgive them, for they know not what they do" K vg; text: p75 BDW


From the Fourth Gospel
John 3

Conversation with Nicodemus

[1] Now there was [a] man out of the Pharisees, [the] name to him [was] Nicodemos, [a] ruler of the Jews.
[2] This [one] came to him in [the] night and said to him: Rabbi, we know that you have come [a] teacher from God, for no one is able to be doing these signs that you are doing unless God be with him.
[3] Jesus answered and said to him: Truly truly I say to you, if someone not be begotten from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God.
[4] Nicodemus says to him: How is [a] man able to be begotten being old? Is he able to enter into his mother's belly [a] second time and be begotten?
[5] Jesus answered: Truly truly I say to you, if someone not be begotten out of water and spirit, he is not able to enter into the kingdom of God.
[6] That which is begotten out of the flesh is flesh, and that which is begotte out of the spirit is spirit.
[7] You should not marvel that I said to you, You must [all] be begotten from above.
[8] The wind blows where it wants, and you do not know whence it is coming and where it is going, in this manner is everyone who has been begotten out of the spirit.
[9] Nicodemos answered and said to him: How are these [things] able to come to pass?
[10] Jesus answered and said to him: You are the teacher of Israel and you do not know these [things]?
[11] Truly truly I say to you that what we have known we speak and what we have seen we testify, and our testimony you [all] do not receive.
[12] If I told the earthly to you [all], and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell the heavenly to you?
[13] And no one has gone up into heaven except the one having come down out of heaven, the son of man.
[14] And just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, in this manner it is necessary for the son of man to be lifted up,
[15] so that everyone believing in him may be having eternal zoe-life.


John 4

Conversation with a Samaritan Woman

[4] Now it was necessary for him to be going through Samaria.
[5] So he comes into [a] city of Samaria, that is being called Suchar, near the piece of land that Jacob gave to Joseph his son.
[6] Now the well of Jacob was there. So Jesus having become weary from the journey was sitting by the well. It was [about] [the] sixth [hour].
[7] [A] woman from Samaria comes to draw water. Jesus says to her: Give me [some] to drink.
[8] For his disciples had departed into the city, that they buy food. 
[9]So the Samaritan woman says to him: How do you being [a] Jew ask to drink from me who is [a] Samaritan woman? (For the Jews do not have dealings with the Samaritans.)
[10] Jesus answered and said to her: If you had known the gift of God and who is the [one] saying to you: Give me [some] to drink, you would have asked him and he would have given to you zoe-living water.
[11] She says to him: Lord, you have no bucket and the well is deep; whence then do you get the zoe-living water?
[12] Are you greater than our father Jacob who gave the well to us and he himself drank from it and his sons and his animals? 
[13] Jesus answered and said to her: Everyone drinking from this water will thirst again,
[14] but whoever drinks from the water that I will give to him, he will not thirst for eternity, but the water that I will give to him will become in him [a] well of water springing-up to eternal zoe-life.
[15] The woman says to him: Lord, give me this water, that I not be thirsting nor be coming here to be drawing [water].
[16] He says to her: Be going, call your husband and come here.
[17] The woman answered and said: I do not have [a] husband. Jesus says to her: You said well: I do not have [a] husband. 
[18] For you have had five husbands, and whom you now have is not your husband. This truly you have said.
[19] The woman says to him: Lord, I perceive that you are [a] prophet.
[20] Our fathers worshipped in these mountains, and you [people] say that in Jerusalem is the place where [one] must be worshipping.
[21] Jesus says to her: Be believing me, lady, that [an] hour comes when neither in these mountains nor in Jerusalem will you [people] worship the father. [22] You [people] worship what you do not know, we worship what we do know, because salvation is from the Jews.
[23] But an hour comes and now is when the true worshippers will worship the father in spirit and truth, for indeed the father seeks such [to be] his worshipping [ones].
[24] God is spirit, and [his] worshipping [ones] must be worshipping in spirit and truth. 
[25] The woman says to him: We know that [a] Messiah is coming, the [one] being called. When that [one] comes, he will declare to us everything.
[26] Jesus says to her: I am [he], the [one] speaking to you.


John 4

Workers for the Harvest

[31] In the meanwhile the disciples were asking him saying: Rabbi, eat.

[32] But he said to them: I have bread to eat that you do not know.
[33] So the disciples were saying to one another: Did [someone] bring to him [something] to eat?
[34] Jesus says to them: My food is that I do the will of the [one] having sent me and accomplish his work.
[35] Are you not saying that there is yet four months and [then] the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and behold the fields that they are white already for [the] harvest.
[36] Already the [one] harvesting receives wages and gathers fruit for eternal zoe-life, so that the [one] sowing and the [one] harvesting together rejoice.
[37] For in this the word is true that one is the [one] sowing and another [is] the [one] harvesting.
[38] I sent you to be harvesting what you have not labored [for]; others have labored, and you have entered into their labor.


John 5

More Testimony About Jesus

[31] If I witness concerning myself, my witness is not true.
[32] Another is witness concerning me, and I know that the witness is true that he witnessed concerning me.
[33] You sent to John, and he has witnessed to the truth;
[34] but I do not receive witness by man, but I say these [things] that you be saved.
[35] That [one] was the burning and shining lamp and you wanted to rejoice for [hour] in his light.
[36] But I have [a] witness greater than John; for the works that the father has given me in order that I complete them, these works themselves which I do witness concerning me that the father has sent me.
[37] And the father having sent me, that [one] has witnessed concerning me. Neither his voice have you ever heard nor his visible-form have you ever seen, 
[38] and his word you do not have abiding in you, because he whom that [one] has sent, in this [one] do you not believe.
[39] You search the scriptures, because you suppose in them to be having eternal zoe-life, and these are those witnessing concerning me. 
[40] And you do not want to come to me in order that you have zoe-life. 
[41 ]I do not receive glory from men, 
[42] but I have known you that you do not have the agape-love of God in yourselves. 
[43] I am come in the name of my father, and you do not receive me; if another come in his own name, that [one] you will receive. 
[44] How are you able to believe, receiving glory from each other, and the glory of the only God you do not seek?
[45] Be not supposing that I will accuse you to the father, the [one] accusing you is Moses, in whom you have hoped.
[46] For if you were believing Moses, you would have believed me; for concerning me did that [one] write.
[47] But if you do not believe the writings of that [one], how will you believe in my words?


John 7

Teaching in the Temple

[14] Now the festival being already in the middle Jesus went up to the temple and was teaching.
[15] So the Jews were marveling saying: How does this [one] know letters, not having been taught? 
[16] So Jesus answered them and said: My teaching is not mine but of the [one] having sent me.
[17] If anyone wills to be doing his will, he shall know concerning the teaching, whether it is from God or [if] I speak from myself.
[18] The [one] speaking from himself seeks his own glory. But the [one] seeking the glory of the [one] having sent him, this [one] is true and injustice is not in him.
[19] Has not Moses given you the law? And no one [of you] does the law. Why do you seek to kill me?
[20] The crowd answered: You have [a] demon; Who seeks to kill you? 
[21] Jesus answered and said to them: One work I did and all marvel.
[22] Because of this Moses has given to you the circumcision—not because it is from Moses, but [rather] from the fathers—and on the Sabbath do you circumcise [a] man.
[23] If the man receives circumcision on the Sabbath in order that the law of Moses not be loosed, are you angry with me because I made the whole man healthy on the Sabbath?
[24] Be not judging according to appearance, but judge [according to] just judgment.


John 7

Questions About Jesus' Identity

[25] So, certain of the Jerusalemites were saying: Is not this [one] whom they seek to kill?
[26] And behold he speaks in public, and they say nothing to him. The rulers haven't truly known that this [one] is the Christ, [have they]?
[27] But we know from where is this [one]; but when the Christ comes, no one knows from where he is.
[28] So Jesus cried out in the temple teaching and saying: You know me and you know from where I am, and I have not come from myself, but the [one] having sent me is true, whom you do not know.
[29] I know him, because I am from him and that [one] sent me.


John 8

Jesus as the Light of the World

[12] So, again Jesus spoke to them saying: walk in darkness, but will have the light of zoe-lifeI am the light of the world. The [one] following me shall not. 

[13] So the Pharisees said to him: You witness concerning yourself, your witness is not true. 

[14] Jesus answered and said to them: And if I witness concerning myself, my witness is true, because I know from where I came and [to] where I depart. But you do not know from where I come or [to] where I depart. 

[15] You judge according to the flesh, but I judge no one. 

[16] But if I judge, my judgment is true, because I am not alone, but [it is] I and the father having sent me. 

[17] And in your law it is written that the witness of two men is true. 

[18] I am the [one] witnessing concerning myself, and the father having sent me witnesses concerning me. 

[19] So they were saying to him, Where is your father? Jesus answered: You know neither me nor my father. If you had known me, you would have also known my father. 

[20] These words he spoke in the treasury teaching in the temple. And no one arrested him, because his hour was not yet come.


John 8

Where Jesus Came From and Where He is Going

[21] So he said to them again: I depart and you will seek me, and you will die in your sins; where I depart you are not able to come.
[22] So the Jews were saying: Will he not kill himself, because he says: Where I depart you also are not able to come? 
[23] And he was saying to them: You are of the below, I am of the above. You are of this world, I am not of this world. 
[24] So I said to you that you will die in your sins. For if you do not believe that I am [he], you will die in your sins.
[25] So they were saying to him, Who are you? Jesus said to them: What I told you from the beginning. 
[26] I have many [things] concerning you to be saying and to be judging. But the [one] having sent me is true, and I, what I heard from him, these [things] I speak to the world.
[27] They did not know that he was speaking [about] the father.
[28] So Jesus said: When you have lifted up the son of man, then you will know that I am [he], and [that] from myself I do nothing, but just as the father taught me, these [things] I speak.
[29] And the [one] having sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, because I always do the [things] pleasing to him. 
[30] Speaking these [things], many believed in him.


John 8

Abraham's Children and the Devil's Children

[31] So Jesus was saying to the Jews having believed in him: If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples.
[32] And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.
[33] They answered him: We are Abraham's seed, and to no one have we ever been enslaved. How do you tell us that: You will become free?
[34] Jesus answered them: Truly truly I say to you that everyone doing sin is [a] slave of sin.
[35] Now the slave does not dwell in the house[hold] to eternity, the son abides to eternity.
[36] So if the son set you free, you will be free indeed.
[37] I know that you are Abraham's seed, but you seek to kill me, because my word does not have room in you.
[38] What I have seen beside the father I speak, and therefore what you heard from your father you do.
[39] They answered and said to him: Our father is Abraham. Jesus says to them: If you are children of Abraham, you would have done the works of Abraham.
[40] But now you seek to kill me [a] man who has spoken to you the truth, which I heard from God; this Abraham did not do. 
[41] You do the works [of your] father.
They said to him: We were not born out of fornication, We have one father—God.
[42] Jesus said to them: If God were your father, you would have agape-loved me, for I have gone out from God and have come. For neither am I come from myself, but that [one] sent me. 
[43] Why do you not know my speech? Because you are not able to be hearing my word.
[44] You are from your father the devil and you want to be doing the desires [of your] father. That [one] was murderer from the beginning, and he has not stood in the truth, because truth is not in him. When he speaks the "lie", he speaks from his own [self], because he is [a] liar and the father [of them].
[45] But because I tell you the truth, you do not believe me.
[46] Who among you convicts me of sin? If I say [the] truth, why do you not believe me?
[47] The [one] being from God hears the words of God; because of this you do not hear [me], because you are not from God.
[48] The Jews answered and said to him: Did we not well say that you are [a] Samaritan and you have [a] demon?
[49] Jesus answered: I do not have [a] demon, but [rather] I honor my father, and you dishonor me.
[50] I do not seek my glory; there is the [one] seeking and judging.
[51] Truly truly I say to you, if anyone keep my word, he will not see death to eternity.
[52] The Jews said to him: Now we have known that you have a demon. Abraham died and the prophets, and you say: If you keep my word, you will not taste death unto eternity?
[53] You aren't greater than our father Abraham who died, [are you]? And the prophets died: whom do you make yourself?
[54] Jesus answered: If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. The father is the [one] glorifying me, whom you [all] say that: He is our God. 
[55] And you have not known him, but I know him. And if I say that I do not know him, I will be [a] liar like you; but I know him and I keep his word.
[56] Abraham your father was glad that he saw my day, and he saw [it] and rejoiced.
[57] So the Jews said to him: You do not yet have fifty years, and you have seen Abraham?
[58] Jesus said to them: Truly truly I say to you: Before Abraham came to be, I am.
[59] So they took stones that they throw [them] upon him, but Jesus hid and went out of the temple.


John 10

Jesus as the Good Shepherd

[1] Truly truly I say to you, the [one] not coming in through the gate into the sheep-pen but coming up from elsewhere, that [one] is [a] thief and [a] robber.
[2] But the [one] coming in through the gate is [the] shepherd of the sheep. 
[3] The gatekeeper opens [the gate] to this [one], and the sheep hear his voice, and he call his own sheep by name, and he leads them out.
[4] When he has brought out all his own, he goes before them, and the sheep follow him, because they know his voice.
[5] They will not follow [the voice belonging] to [a] stranger, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers. 
[6] Jesus told them this parable; but these [ones] did not know what it was that he was speaking to them.
[7] So Jesus said again, Truly truly I say to you that I am the gate of the sheep. 
[8] All who came before me are thieves and robbers. But the sheep have not heard them. 
[9] I am the gate. If anyone enter through me, he will be saved, and he will come in and will go out and will find pasture. 
[10]The thief does not come except in order that he steal and slaughter and destroy; I came in order that they have zoe-life and have [it] exceedingly.
[11] I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd appoints his psyche-life in behalf of the sheep.
[12] But the hired-hand also not being shepherd, of whom the sheep are not his own, he sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees—and the wolf seizes them and scatters [them]—
[13] [he flees] because he is [a] hired-hand and the sheep are not [a] concern to him.
[14] I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me,
[15] just as the father knows me, and I know the father, and I lay down my psyche-life in behalf of the sheep.
[16] And I have other sheep that are not of this sheep-pen, and I must lead [these], and they will hear my voice, and they will become one flock, one shepherd.
[17] Because of this the father agape-loves me, because I lay down my psyche-lif, in order that I again receive it.
[18] No one takes it from me, but I dedicate it myself. I have authority to dedicate it, and I have authority to again receive it; this commandment I received from my father.
[19] [A] division again came to pass among the Jews because of these words.
[20] And many among them were saying, He has [a] demon and is insane; why do you hear him?
[21] Others were saying, These words are not [those] of [one] demon-possessed. Is [a] demon able to open [the] eyes of [the] blind?


John 10

The Festival of Dedication

[22] The Festival of Dedication then came to pass in Jerusalem. It was winter, 

[23] and Jesus was walking in the temple in the porch of Solomon.
[24] So the Jews encircled him and were saying to him, How long do you hold our psyche-lives[in suspense]? If you are the Christ, tell us openly.
[25] Jesus answered them, I told you and you did not believe. The works that I do in the name of my father, these witness concerning me,
[26] but you do not believe, because you are not of my sheep.
[27] My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me,
[28] and I give them zoe-life eternal, and they will not perish to eternity, and no one will seize them from my hand. 
[29] My father who has given [them] to me is greater than all, and no one is able to be seizing [them] from the hand of my father.
[30] I and my father are one [thing].
[31] The Jews again took up stones in order that they stone him.
[32] Jesus answered them, Many good works I showed you from my father; for what sort of work among them do you stone me?
[33] The Jews answered him, Concerning [a] good work we do not stone you but concerning [God] slander, and because you being [a] man make yourself God.
[34] Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law that

I said, You are gods?

[35] If he called them "gods", to whom the word of God came, and the scripture cannot be loosed,
[36] Do you say of him, whom the father made holy and sent into the world, that: You are slandering [God], because I said: I am [the] son of God? 
[37] If I am not doing the works of my father, be not believing in me.
[38] But if I do [them], and if you are not believing in me, [then] be believing in the works, in order that you know and be knowing that the father [is] in me and I in the father.
[39] So they were again seeking to arrest him, and he went out from their hand.
[40] And he departed again to the other side of the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and he abided there. 
[41] And many came to him and were saying that John on the one hand made no sign, but on the other everything as much as John said concerning this [one] was true. 
[42] And many believed in him there.


John 11

Lazarus Raised From the Dead

[38] So Jesus, again being deeply moved in himself, comes to the tomb. Now it was [a] cave, and [a] stone was lying upon it. 

[39] Jesus says: Remove the stone. Martha the sister of the [one] having died says to him: Lord, he stinks already, for it is the fourth [day]. 

[40] Jesus says to her: Did I not say to you that: If you believe, you will see the glory of God? 

[41] So they removed the stone. Now Jesus lifted up his eyes and said: Father, I thank you that you heard me

[42] For I have known that you always hear me, but because of the crowd standing around I spoke, in order that they believe that you have sent me. 

[43] And having said these [things] he cried out with [a] great voice: Lazarus! Come out! 

[44] And the [one] having been dead came out, his feet and hands having been bound with bandages, and his face was bound with [a] handkerchief. Jesus says to them, Loose him and let him be going.


John 12
Seekers of the Light

[34] The crowd therefore answered him: We heard from the law that the Christ abides to eternity, and how do you say that the son of man must be lifted up? Who is this son of man?

[35] Jesus therefore said to them: Yet [a] small time the light is with you. Be walking while you have the light, in order that the darkness not overtake you. And the [one] walking in the darkness does not know where he goes. 

[36] While you have the light, be believing in the light, in order that you may become sons of light. Jesus spoke these [things] and having departed he was hidden from them.



John 12

Jesus' Final Public Words

[44] But Jesus cried out and said: The [one] believing in me does not believe in me but [rather] in the [one] having sent me, 

[45] and the [one] beholding me beholds the [one] having sent me. 

[46] I am light come into the world, in order that everyone believing in me not abide in darkness. 

[47] And if anyone hear my words and not guard [them], I do not judge him, for I came not in order that I judge the world, but in order that I save the world. 

[48] The [one] setting me aside and not receiving my words has [one] judging him: the word that I spoke—that will judge him in the last day. 

[49] Because I have not spoken from myself, but the [one] having sent me, [the] father himself has given to me commandment what I should say and what I should speak. 

[50] And I know that his commandment is eternal zoe-life. What therefore I speak, just as the father has spoken to me, thusly I speak.


John 13

Washing the Disciples Feet

[1] Now before the festival of the passover, Jesus knowing that his hour came in order that he depart out of this world to the father, having agape-loved his own in the world, he agape-loved them to the end. 

[2] And dinner coming to pass, the devil having already cast into the heart [of] Judas Simon Iscariot in order that he deliver him up, 

[3] having known that the father gave to him everything into his hands, and that from God he had come and to God he returns, 

[4] he arises from dinner and puts [aside] his garments, and having taken [a] cloth he tied [it] around himself. 

[5] Then he pours water into the basin and began to be washing the disciples' feet and wiping [them] with the cloth that he had tied around himself.

[6] He comes to Simon Peter; he says to him: Lord, do you wash my feet?

[7] Jesus answered and said to him: What I do you now you do not know, but you will know after these [things].

[8] Peter says to him: You will not wash my feet to eternity. Jesus answered him: If I do not wash you, you have no part with me.

[9] Simon Peter says to him, Lord, not only my feet but also my hands and head!

[10] Jesus says to him, The [one] having bathed does not have need except [for] his feet to be washed, but is wholly clean. And you [all] are clean, but not all [of you].

[11] For he had known the [one] delivering him up; because of this he said that not all [of you] are clean.

[12] When therefore he washed their feet and took his garments and reclined again, he said to them: Do you know what I have done to you?
[13] You call me the Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for I am.

[14] If therefore I the Teacher and the Lord washed your feet, you also ought to be washing each other's feet.

[15] For I have given [the] example to you in order that just as I did to you, you do also.

16] Truly truly I say to you, the slave is not greater than his lord, nor [the] sent [one] greater than the [one] having sent him.

[17] If you know these [things], blessed are you if you do them.


John 13

The Announcement of Jesus' Betrayal

[18] Not concerning all [of you] do I speak. I know whom I have chosen; but in order that the scripture be fulfilled:

The [one] gnawing my bread

Lifted up his heel against me .

[19] From now [on] I tell you before [it] comes to pass, in order that when it comes to pass you believe that I am [He].
[20] Truly truly I say to you, the [one] receiving whom I send receives me, and the [one] receiving me receives the [one] having sent me.

John 13
Love One Another

[34] [A] new commandment I give to you, that you be agape-loving one another; just as I agape-loved you, be agape-loving one another.

[35] By this all will know that you are my disciples, if you have agape-love for one another.


John 14

Jesus' Parting Words to His Disciples

[1] Let not your heart be being troubled. Be believing in God and be believing in me. 
[2] In my father's house[hold] are many dwelling-places . If [it were] not [so], I would have told you, 
[3] because I go to prepare [a] place for you. And if I go and prepare [a] place for you, again do I come and will take you to myself, in order that where I am you may be also.
[4] And where I go you know the way.
[5] Thomas says to him: Lord, we do not know where you are going. How do we know the way?
[6] Jesus says to him: I am the way, the truth and the zoe-life ; no one comes to the father except through me.
[7] If you have known me, you will also know my father. And from now [on] you know him and have seen him.
[8] Phillip says to him: Lord, show us the father, and it suffices us.
[9] Jesus says to him: So much time I am with you and you have not known me, Phillip? The [one] having seen me has seen the father. How do you say: Show us the father?
[10] Do you not believe that I [am] in the father and the father is in me? The words that I say to you [all] I did not speak from myself, but the father dwelling in me does his works.
[11] Be believing me that I [am] in the father and the father [is] in me. But if not, be believing on account of the works themselves.
[12] Truly truly I say to you, the [one] believing in me, the works that I do, that [one] also will do, and greater than these will do, because I go to the father.
[13] And whatever you ask in my name, this will I do, in order that the father be glorified in the son.
[14] If you ask anything [of] me in my name, I will do [it].


John 14

Teaching on the Holy Spirit

[15] If you agape-love me, you will keep my commandments.
[16] And I will ask the father and he will give you another advocate , in order that he be with you to eternity—
[17] the spirit of truth, whom the world is not able to receive, because it does not behold him nor know [him]. You know him, because he dwells with you and will be in you.
[18] I will not leave you orphans, I come to you.
[19] Yet [a] little [while] and the world no longer beholds me, but you behold me, because I zoe-live and you will zoe-live.
[20] In that day you will know that I [am] in my father and you in me and I in you.
[21] The [one] having my commandments and keeping them, that is the [one] agape-loving me; and the [one] agape-loving me will be agape-loved by my father, and I will agape-love him and reveal myself to him.
[22] Judas says to him: not the Iscariot, Lord, and what has happened that you are [about] to reveal yourself to us and not to the world?
[23] Jesus answered and said to him: If anyone agape-loves me, he will keep my word, and my father will agape-love him, and we will come to him, and we will make our dwelling-place with him.
[24] The [one] not agape-loving me does not keep to my words. And the word that you hear is not mine but of the father having sent me.
[25] These [things] have I spoken while dwelling with you.
[26] But the advocate, the Holy Spirit, which the father will send in my name, that [one] will teach you everything and will remind you of everything which I spoke to you.
[27] Peace I leave you, my peace I give you, not just as the world gives do I give to you. Let your heart not be being troubled, neither let it be being cowardly. 
[28] You heard what I said to you: I go, and come [back] to you. If you were agape-loving me, you would have rejoiced that I go to the father, because the father is greater than I.
[29] And now have I told you before it comes to pass, in order that when it comes to pass, you believe.
[30] No longer will I speak many [things] with you, for the ruler of the world comes and he has nothing in me, 
[31] but in order that the world know that I agape-love the father, and just as the father commanded me, thus I do. Be arising, let us be going from here.


John 15
Dwell in Agape-Love

[9] Just as the father agape-loved me, I also agape-loved you. Dwell in my agape-love.
[10] If you keep my commandments you will dwell in my agape-love, just as I have kept my father's commandments and I dwell in [his] agape-love.
[11] This have I spoken to you that my joy be in you and you joy be made full.
[12] This is my commandment: that you be agape-loving one another, just as I agape-loved you.
[13] Greater agape-love no one has than this, that he lay down his psyche-life in his philia-beloveds' behalf.
[14] You are my philia-beloved, if you are doing what I command you.
[15] No longer do I say you [are] slaves, because the slave does not know what his lord does; but I have called you philia-beloved, because everything that I heard from my father I made known to you.
[16] You did not choose me, but I chose you, and dedicated you that you be going and be bearing fruit and your fruit be remaining, in order that whatever you ask the father in my name he give you.
[17] These [things] I command you, in order that you be agape-loving one another.


John 15

The World's Hatred

[18] If the world hates you, you know that it has first hated me.
[19] If you were of the world, the world was philia-loving its own. But because you [are] not of this world, but I chose you out of the world, because of this the world hates you.
[20] Be remembering the word that I told you: [A] slave is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.
[21] But all these [things] will they do to you on account of my name, because they do not know the [one] having sent me. 
[22] If I hadn't come and told them, they were not having sin. But now they do not have pretext concerning their sin.
[23] The [one] hating me also hates my father.
[24] If I hadn't done the works among them that no other has done, they were not having sin. But now they have both seen and hated me and my father.
[25] But [this is] in order that the word in their law be fulfilled having been written that:

They hated me undeservedly.

[26] When the advocate comes that I will send to you from beside the father—the spirit of truth that goes out from beside the father—that [one] will testify concerning me;
[27] and you also testify, because you are with me from the beginning.


John 16
Be Reminded

[1] These [things] have I spoken to you in order that you not be stumbled. 

[2] They will have you expelled from the synagogue; but [the] hour comes that everyone having killed you glory to be offering ministry to God. 

[3] And they will do these [things] because they do not know the father nor me. 

[4] But I have said these [things] to you in order that when their hour come you be reminded of them, because I have told you.


John 17

Jesus Prays for the Father to Glorify Him

[1] Jesus spoke these [things], and having lifted up his eyes to heavens he said: Father, the hour is come. Glorify your son, in order that the son glorify you. 

[2] Just as you gave to him authority over all flesh, in order that all that you gave to him, he give to them eternal zoe-life. 

[3] This is eternal zoe-life, that they know you the only true God and whom you sent, Jesus Christ. 

[4] I glorified you upon the earth, having completed the work that you gave me in order that I do [it];

[5] and now glorify me, father, in your presence with the glory that I had in your presence before the world was.


John 17
Jesus Prays for the Disciples

[6] I revealed your name to the men whom you gave to me out of the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word.
[7] Now they know that all, whatsoever you gave to me, is from you; 
[8] that the words you gave to me I have given to them, and they received [them] and they knew truly that I came from beside you, and they believed that you sent me. 
[9] I ask concerning them, not concerning the world do I ask, but concerning whom you have given me, because they are yours,
10] and all mine is yours and yours mine, and I have been glorified by them.
11] And no longer am I in the world, and [yet] they are in the world, and I come to you. Holy father, keep them in your name that you have given to me, except the son of destruction, in order that they be one just as we [are].
[12] When I was with them, I was keeping them in your name that you have given me, and I guarded [them] and no one of them perished, in order that the scripture be fulfilled.
[13] But now I come to you, and I speak these [things] in the world in order that they have my joy made full in them.
[14] I have given them your word, and the world hated them, because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
[15] I do not ask that you take them out of the world, but that you keep them from the wicked [one].
[16] They are not of the world just as I am not of the world.
[17] Make them holy in the truth; your word is truth.
[18] Just as you sent me into the world, I also sent them into the world. 

[19] And in their behalf do I make myself holy, in order that they also be made holy in [the] truth.


John 17

Jesus Prays for Believers Everywhere

[20] But not concerning these only do I ask, but also concerning those believing in me through their word, 
[21] in order that they all be one, just as you, father, [are] in me and I in you, in order that they also be in us, in order that the world believe that you sent me.
[22] And the glory that you have given to me I have given to them, in order that they be one just as we are one,
[23] I in them and you in me, in order that they be completed into one [thing], in order that the world know you sent me and [that] you agape-loved them just as you agape-loved me.
[24] Father, whom you have given me, I wish that where I am they also be with me, in order that they behold my glory, which you have given to me, because you agape-loved me before the foundation of the world. 
[25] Just father, the world also knew you not, but I knew you, and these [men] knew that you sent me;
[26] and I made known to them your name and I will [continue to] make [it] known, in order that the agape-love with which you agape-loved me be in them and I in them.


John 18

Jesus Questioned by Annas

[19] The chief-priest therefore asked Jesus concerning his disciples and his teaching. 

[20] Jesus answered him: I have openly spoken to the world. I always taught in the synagogue and in the temple, where the Jews all gather, and I spoke nothing in secret. 

[21] Why do you ask me? Ask those having heard what I spoke to them. Behold these know what I said to them. 

[22] But when he spoke these [things] one of the officers standing by gave [a] blow to Jesus saying: Thus do you answer the chief-priest? 

[23] Jesus answered him: If I spoke evil-ly, testify concerning the evil. But if well, why do you strike me? 

[24] Annas therefore sent him bound to Caiaphas the chief-priest.


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