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And Jesus said unto them, “I am the Anno Toh. vi. 35.“ bread of life: he that cometh to me,

Minist. 3: "shall never hunger; and he that be" lieveth on me, fhail never thirst. But

“I said unto you, that ye also have 37.6 feen me, and believe not. All that " the Father giveth me, ihall come to

me; and him that cometh to me, I 38

will in no wise cast out. For I came “ down from heaven, not to do mine

own will, but the will of him that 39. ' fent me. And this is the Father's

will which hath sent me, that of all

which he hath given me, I should " lose nothing, but Thould raise it up

again at the last day. And this is the " will of him that fent me, that every

one which seeth the son, and believeth

on him, may have everlasting life: and
“ I will raise him up at the last day.

The Jews then murmured at him, be-
cause he said, I am the bread which

came down from heaven. And they 42. faid, Is not this Jefus the son of fofeph,

whose faiber and mother we know how

is it then that he faith, I came down 43. from heaven? Jesus therefore answered 44. and said unto them, “Murmur not a. mong your felves.

No man can
come to me, except the Father which
“ hath sent me, draw him: and I will

" raise him up at the last day. It is
« written in the prophets, [Ifai. liv. 13.
Jer. xxxi. 34.] And they shall be

all taught of God. Every man there-
i fore that hath heard, and hath learn-

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" ed of the Father, cometh unto me, Capernaum. Anno Ærat. 32.

"Not that any man hath seen the Father, 46. Joh. vi. Minift. 3. “ fave he which is of God; he hath

« seen the Father. Verily, verily I say 47.

unto you, he that believeth on me
“ hath everlasting life. I am that bread 48.
< of life. Your fathers did eat manna 49.
u in the wilderness and are dead. This 50.
" is the bread which cometh down from

heaven, that a man may eat thereof
« and not die. I am the living bread su

" which came down from heaven ;
“ if any man eat of this bread, he shall
" live for ever: and the bread that I
" will give, is my flesh, which I will

give for the life of the world.

The Jews therefore itrove amongst 52.
themselves, saying, How can this man
give us his fles to eat?

Then Jesus said unto them," Verily 53.
“ verily I say unto you, except ye eat
" the flesh of the fon of man, and drink
« his blood, ye have no life in you.
" Whoso eateth my flesh and drinketh 54.

my blood, hath eternal life, and I
« will raise him up at the last day. For 55;

my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood
“ is drink indeed. He that eateth my s6

“flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwel-
" leth in me, and I in him. As the li- 57.

ving Father hath sent me, and I live
by the Father ; fo, he that eatech me,
even he shall live by me. This is that 58.

“ bread which came down from hea-

ven; not as your fathers did eat man.
na, and are dead: he that eateth


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Capernaum. “ of this bread; fhall live for ever. ' Anno vi. Joh. 59.

These things said he in the synagogue Ærar: 32. 60. as he taught in Capernaum. Many

therefore of his disciples when they had

heard this, said, This is a hard saying, 61. who can hear it? When Jesus knew in

himself that his disciples murmured at
62. it, he faid unto them, “Doth this of-

« fend you? What and if ye shall see the
“ fon of man afcend up where he was be-
« fore? It is the spirit that quickneth,
" the flesh profiteth nothing: the words

« that I fpake unto you, they are spirit,
64:“ and they are life. But there are
6 some of you that believe not. For

Jefus knew from the beginning, who " they were that believed not, and

“ who should betray him. And he said,
65. " Therefore said I unto you, that no

man can come to me, except it were
“ given unto him of my Father.
66. From that time many of his disciples

went back and walked no more with
; him.
67. Then said Jesus unto the twelve, will
68. ye also go away? Then Simon Peter an-

swered him, Lord, to whom shall we go?
69: Thou hast the words of eternal life. And

we believe and are sure that thou art

Chrift, the fon of the living God. Jesus
70. answered them, Have not I chosen you
71. twelve, and one of you is a devil. He

spake of Judas Iscariot, the son of Si-
mon: for he it was that should betray
him, being one of the twelve.




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Jesus's Discourse concerning washing

of hands, and the things by which
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Fefus] the and certain of the Scribes which came from Jerufalem, and when they saw some of his disciples eat bread with defiled (that is to say with unwashen) hands, they found fault. For the Pharisees and all

3. the Jews, except they walh their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the elders. And when they come from the market except they walh, they eat

And many other things there be, which they have received to hold, as the

washing of cups and pots, brazen • Mat. xv. vessels and of tables. 6 Then the Phari3, 3.

fees and Scribes asked him, Why walk
not thy disciples according to the traditi-
on of the elders, but eat bread with un-

washen bands? He answered and said 6. Mar.vii. 6. unto them, *. Te hypocrites, well did 7. Mat. xy,

Efaias prophecy of you, Saying, [xxix. 8.
13.] This people draweth nigh unto me
with their mouth, and honoureth me

with their lips: but their heart is far Mat.xv... from me. *. Howbeit, in vain do they 7. Mar. xi


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Capernaum. worship me, teaching for doctrines the Anno
Mar. vi. 8.

commandments of men.
“ aside the commandments of God, ye
" hold the tradition of men, as the

washing of pots and cups : and many
other such like things ye do.. And e Mat.xv.3,

he said unto them, “ Full well ye re-

je&t the commandment of God, that

ye may keep your own tradition. Mat. xv.

4.« **For God commanded [ by "Mofes]e Mar. vii. < saying, Honour thy father and mother:

and, he-that curseth father or moMar. vii. 11.6. ther, let him die the death. ** But ? Mat.xv.s.

ye say, if a man shall say to his fa-
ther or mother, It is (a) Corban,

in that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever

e thou mightest be profired by me, Mat. xv.

16. he shall be free ; * and honour not his Mar. vii.

father or mother, he shall be free;
* and ye suffer him no more to do

ought for his father or mother :
6.*h Thus have ye made the command- h Mar. vii.

ment of God of none effect by your 13. Mar. vii. 13.“ tradition, * which ye have delivered,

" and many such-like things do ye.

· And when he had called all the peo- i Mar. xv. ple unto him, he said unto them, Hear

ken unto me every one of you, and un-
15. derstand. There is nothing from with-
out a man, that entring into him can de.

(a) Corban, Corban signifies a Gift; and is used
here for a man's Estate, devoted to God by his
gift. By which they thought themselves excused
from relieving their Parents if they had need,
pretending their Eftares were Gods, and they could
hot dispose of it to any one else.

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