John: Chapter 12

The Gospel According to John. The 12th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
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12:1 Therefore Jesus before six days of pask came to Bethany, where Lazarus was dead, whom Jesus raised. Then Jesus before six days of easter, came to bethany where Lazarus (which was dead) was, whom Jesus raised from death. Then Jesus six days before the Passover came to Bethania, where Lazarus was, which was dead, whom he had raised from the dead. Then Jesus, six days before the Passover, came to Bethanie, where Lazarus was, which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.
12:2 And they made to him a supper there, and Martha ministered to him; and Lazarus was one of the men that sat at the meat with him. There they made him a supper, and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him. There they made him a supper, & Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him. There they made him a supper, and Martha served: but Lazarus was one of them that sat at the table with him.
12:3 Therefore Mary took a pound of ointment spikenard, precious, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hairs; and the house was full-filled with the savour of the ointment. Then took Mary a pound of ointment called nardus, perfect and precious, and anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped his feet with her hair, and all the house smelled of the savour of the ointment. Then took Marie a pound of ointment of spikenard very costly, and anointed Jesus’ feet, & wiped his feet with her hair, & the house was filled with the savour of the ointment. Then took Mary a pound of ointment, of Spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, & wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment.
12:4 Therefore Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples, that was to betray him, said, Then said one of his disciples named Judas iscariot, Simon’s son, which afterward betrayed him: Then said one of his disciples, even Judas Iscariot Simon’s son, which should betray him, Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, which should betray him,
12:5 Why is not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to needy men? why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor?
12:6 But he said this thing, not for it pertained to him of needy men, but for he was a thief, and had the purses, and bare those things that were sent. This said he, not that he cared for the poor: but because he was a thief, and kept the bag, and bare that which was given. Now he said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare that which was given. This he said, not that he cared for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.
12:7 Therefore Jesus said, Suffer ye her, that into the day of my burying she keep that; Then said Jesus: Let her alone, against the day of my burying she kept it. Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burying she kept it. Then said Jesus, Let her alone, against the day of my burying hath she kept this.
12:8 forsooth ye shall ever have poor with you, soothly ye shall not ever have me. The poor always shall ye have with you, but me shall ye not always have. For the poor always ye have with you, but me ye shall not have always. For the poor always ye have with you: but me ye have not always.
12:9 Therefore much people of the Jews knew, that Jesus was there; and they came, not only for Jesus, but to see Lazarus, whom he raised from dead. Much people of the jews had knowledge that he was there. And they came not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also whom he raised from death. Then much people of the Jews knew that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead. Much people of the Jews therefore knew that he was there: and they came, not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might see Lazarus also, whom he had raised from the dead.
12:10 But the princes of priests thought for to slay Lazarus, The high priests held a council that they might put Lazarus to death also, The high Priests therefore consulted, that they might put Lazarus to death also, But the chief Priests consulted, that they might put Lazarus also to death,
12:11 for many of the Jews for him went away, and believed in Jesus. because that for his sake many of the jews went away, and believed on Jesus. Because that for his sake many of the Jews went away, and believed in Jesus. Because that by reason of him many of the Jews went away and believed on Jesus.
12:12 But on the morrow much people, that came together to the feast day, when they had heard, for Jesus cometh to Jerusalem, On the morrow much people which came to the feast (when they heard that Jesus should come to Jerusalem) On the morrow a great multitude that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus should come to Jerusalem, On the next day, much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Hierusalem,
12:13 took branches of palms, and came forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, blessed is the king of Israel, that cometh in the name of the Lord. took branches of palm trees and went and met him, and cried Hosianna, blessed is he that in the name of the lord cometh, king of israhel. Took branches of palm trees, & went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the Name of the Lord. Took branches of Palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna, blessed is the king of Israel that cometh in the Name of the Lord.
12:14 And Jesus found a young ass, and sat upon him, as it is written, Jesus got a young ass and sat thereon, according to that which was written: And Jesus found a young ass, and sat thereon, as it is written, And Jesus, when he had found a young ass, sat thereon, as it is written,
12:15 Daughter of Sion, do not thou dread; lo! thy king cometh, sitting on the colt of a she ass. fear not daughter of Sion: behold thy king cometh sitting on an ass’s colt. Fear not, daughter of Sion: behold, thy King cometh sitting on an ass’s colt. Fear not, daughter of Sion, behold, thy King cometh, sitting on an ass’s colt.
12:16 His disciples knew not first these things, but when Jesus was glorified, then they recorded, that these things were written of him, and these things they did to him. These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that such things were written of him, and that such things they had done unto him. But his disciples understood not these things at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they, that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him. These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then remembered they that these things were written of him, and that they had done these things unto him.
12:17 Therefore the people bare witnessing, that was with him, when he called Lazarus from the grave, and raised him from dead. The people that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from death, bare record. The people therefore that was with him, bare witness that he called Lazarus out of the grave, and raised him from the dead. The people therefore that was with him, when he called Lazarus out of his grave, and raised him from the dead, bare record.
12:18 And therefore the people came, and met with him, for they heard that he had done this sign. Therefore met him the people, because they heard that he had done such a miracle. Therefore met him the people also, because they heard that he had done this miracle. For this cause the people also met him, for that they heard that he had done this miracle.
12:19 Therefore the Pharisees said to themselves, Ye see, that we profit nothing; lo! all the world went after him. The pharises therefore said among themselves: Ye see that we prevail nothing: lo all the world goeth after him. And the Pharises said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? Behold, the world goeth after him. The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? Behold, the world is gone after him.
12:20 And there were some heathen men, of them that had come up to worship in the feast day. There were certain greeks among them, which came to pray at the feast, Now there were certain Greeks among them that came up to worship at the feast. And there were certain Greeks among them, that came up to worship at the feast:
12:21 And these came to Philip, that was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and prayed him, saying, Sire, we would see Jesus. the same came to Philip which was of Bethsaida a city in galile, and desired him saying: Sir we would fain see Jesus. And they came to Philippe, which was of Bethsaida in Galile, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus. The same came therefore to Philip which was of Bethsaida of Galilee, and desired him, saying, Sir, we would see Jesus.
12:22 Philip cometh, and saith to Andrew; and again Andrew and Philip said to Jesus. Philip came and told Andrew. and again Andrew and Philip told Jesus. Philippe came and told Andrew: and again Andrew & Philippe told Jesus. Philip cometh and telleth Andrew: and again Andrew and Philip told Jesus.
12:23 And Jesus answered to them, saying, The hour cometh, that man’s Son be clarified. And Jesus answered them saying: the hour is come that the son of man must be glorified. And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man must be glorified. And Jesus answered them, saying, The hour is come, that the Son of man should be glorified.
12:24 Truly, truly, I say to you, but a corn of wheat fall into the earth, and be dead, it dwelleth alone; but if it be dead, it bringeth forth much fruit. Verily verily I say unto you, except the wheat corn fall into the ground and die, it bideth alone. if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. Verily, verily I say unto you, Except the wheat corn fall into the ground & die, it bideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit. Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground, and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.
12:25 He that loveth his life, shall lose it; and he that hateth his life in this world, keepeth it into everlasting life. He that loveth his life shall destroy it: And he that hateth his life in this world, shall keep it unto life eternal. He that loveth his life, shall lose it, & he that hateth his life in this world, shall keep it unto life eternal. He that loveth his life, shall lose it: and he that hateth his life in this world, shall keep it unto life eternal.
12:26 If any man serve me, follow he me; and where I am, there and my minister shall be. If any man serve me, my Father shall worship him. If any man minister unto me, let him follow me, and where I am there shall also my minister be. And if any man minister unto me, him will my father honour. If any man serve me, let him follow me: for where I am, there shall also my servant be: and if any man serve me, him will my Father honour. If any man serve me, let him follow me, and where I am, there shall also my servant be: If any man serve me, him will my father honour.
12:27 Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour; but for that thing I came into this hour; Now is my soul troubled, and what shall I say? Father deliver me from this hour: but therefore came I unto this hour. Now is my soul troubled: & what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but therefore came I unto this hour. Now is my soul troubled, and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour, but for this cause came I unto this hour.
12:28 Father, clarify thy name. And a voice came from heaven, saying, And I have clarified, and again I shall clarify. Father glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, I have glorified it, and will glorify it again. Father, glorify thy Name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again. Father, glorify thy Name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.
12:29 Therefore the people that stood, and heard, said, that thunder was made; other men said, an angel spake to him. Then said the people that stood by and heard, it thundereth. Other said: an angel spake to him. Then said the people that stood by and heard, that it was a thunder: others said, An Angel spake to him. The people therefore that stood by, and heard it, said, that it thundered: others said, An Angel spake to him.
12:30 Jesus answered, and said, This voice came not for me, but for you. Jesus answered and said: this voice came not because of me: but for your sakes. Jesus answered, and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes. Jesus answered, and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes.
12:31 Now is the doom of the world, now the prince of this world shall be cast out. Now is the judgement of this world. now shall the prince of this world be cast out a doors. Now is the judgement of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out. Now is the judgement of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.
12:32 And if I shall be enhanced from the earth, I shall draw all things to myself. And I (if I were lift up from the earth) will draw all men unto me. And I, if I were lift up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.
12:33 Soothly this thing he said, signifying by what death he was to die. This said Jesus signifying what death he should die. Now this said he, signifying what death he should die. (This he said, signifying what death he should die)
12:34 And the people answered to him, We have heard of the law, for Christ dwelleth into without end; and how sayest thou, It behooveth man’s Son to be areared? Who is this man’s Son? The people answered him: We have heard of the law that Christ bideth ever: and how sayest thou then that the son of man must be lift up? who is that son of man? The people answered him, We have heard out of the Law, that the Christ bideth for ever: and how sayest thou, that the Son of man must be lift up? who is that Son of man? The people answered him, We have heard out of the Law, that Christ abideth for ever: and how sayest thou, The Son of man must be lift up? Who is this Son of man?
12:35 And then Jesus saith to them, Yet a little light is in you; walk ye, the while ye have light, that darknesses catch not you; he that wandereth in darknesses, knoweth not whither he goeth. Jesus said unto them: yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have light, lest the darkness come on you. He that walketh in the dark, wotteth not whither he goeth. Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have light, lest the darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in the dark, knoweth not whither he goeth. Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you: walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: For he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth.
12:36 While ye have light, believe ye in the light, that ye be the children of light. Jesus spake these things, and went, and hid him from them. While ye have light, believe on the light that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus and departed, and hid himself from them. While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of the light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, & hid himself from them. While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them.
12:37 Soothly when he had done so many signs before them, they believed not in him; And though he had done so many miracles before them, yet believed not they on him, And though he had done so many miracles before them, yet believed they not on him: But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him:
12:38 that the word of Esaias, the prophet, should be fulfilled, which he said, Lord, who hath believed to our hearing, and to whom is the arm of the Lord shewed? that the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, that he spake. Lord who shall believe our saying? And to whom is the arm of the lord declared? That the saying of Esaias the Prophet might be fulfilled, that he said, Lord, who believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? That the saying of Esaias the Prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed?
12:39 Therefore they might not believe, for again Esaias said, Therefore could they not believe, because that Esaias saith again: Therefore could they not believe, because that Esaias saith again, Therefore they could not believe, because that Esaias said again,
12:40 He hath blinded their eyes, and he hath endured the heart of them, that they see not with eyes, and understand not with heart; and that they be converted, and I heal them. He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their hearts, that they should not see with their eyes, and understand with their hearts, and should be converted and I should heal them. He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and should be converted, & I should heal them. He hath blinded their eyes, and hardened their heart, that they should not see with their eyes, nor understand with their heart, and be converted, and I should heal them.
12:41 Esaias said these things, when he saw the glory of him, and spake of him. Such things said Esaias when he saw his glory, and spake of him. These things said Esaias when he saw his glory and spake of him. These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.
12:42 Nevertheless of the princes many believed in him, but for the Pharisees they acknowledged not, that they should not be put out of the synagogue; Nevertheless among the chief rulers many believed on him, but because of the pharises they would not be aknown of it, lest they should be excommunicate. Nevertheless even among the chief rulers many believed in him: but because of the Pharises, they did not confess him, lest they should be cast out of the Synagogue. Nevertheless, among the chief rulers also, many believed on him; but because of the Pharisees they did not confess him, lest they should be put out of the Synagogue.
12:43 for they loved the glory of men, more than the glory of God. For they loved the praise that is given of men, more than the praise, that cometh of god. For they loved the praise of men, more than the praise of God. For they loved the praise of men, more than the praise of God.
12:44 And Jesus cried, and said, He that believeth in me, believeth not in me, but in him that sent me. Jesus cried and said: he that believeth on me believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. And Jesus cried, and said, He that believeth in me, believeth not in me, but in him that sent me. Jesus cried, and said, He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me.
12:45 He that seeth me, seeth him that sent me. And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me. And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me. And he that seeth me, seeth him that sent me.
12:46 I light came into the world, that each that believeth in me, dwell not in darknesses. I am come a light into the world that whosoever believeth on me should not bide in darkness, I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth in me, should not abide in darkness. I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me, should not abide in darkness.
12:47 And if any man shall hear my words, and shall not keep, I deem not him; for I came not, that I deem the world, but that I make the world safe. and if any man hear my words and believe not, I judge him not. For I came not to judge the world: but to save the world. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world. And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not; For I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
12:48 He that despiseth me, and taketh not my words, hath him that shall judge him; the word that I have spoken, that shall deem him in the last day. He that putteth me away, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him. The words that I have spoken shall judge him in the last day. He that refuseth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, it shall judge him in the last day. He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.
12:49 For I have not spoken of myself, but that Father that sent me, he gave to me a commandment, what I shall say, and what I shall speak. For I have not spoken of myself: but my father which sent me gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak. For I have not spoken of myself: but the Father, which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak. For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father which sent me, he gave me a commandment what I should say, and what I should speak.
12:50 And I know, that his commandment is everlasting life; therefore those things that I speak, as the Father said to me, so I speak. And I know well that his commandment is life everlasting. Whatsoever I speak therefore, even as my father bade me, so I speak. And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: the things therefore that I speak, I speak them so as the Father said unto me. And I know that his commandment is life everlasting: whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.
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