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CH. 17.

n. 18; 9.

SECT. I, for them that I pray. I pray not for the world,

but for those whom thou hast given me, because 10 they are thine. And all mine are thine, and thine 11 mine, and I am glorified in them. I continue no

longer in the world; but these continue in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, preserve

them in thy name which thou hast given me, that 12 they may be one as we are.

While I was with them in the world, I kept them in thy name; those whom thou hast given me I have preserved.

None of them is lost, except the son of perdition, 13 as the Scripture foretold. But now that I am com

ing to thee, I speak these things in the world, that 14 their joy in me may be complete. I have delivered

thy word to them, and the world hateth them, be

cause they are not of the world, even as I am not 15 of the world. I do not pray thee to remove them

out of the world, but to preserve them from evil. 16 Of the world they are not, as I am not of the 17 world. Consecrate them by the truth; thy word 18 is the truth. As thou hast made me thy apostle to

the world, I have made them my apostles to the 19 world. And I consecrate myself for them, that

they may be consecrated through the truth. 20 Nor do I pray for these alone, but for those

also who shall believe on me through their teach. 21 ing; that all may be one ; that as thou Father art

in me, and I am in thee, they also may be one in

us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent 22 me; and that thou gavest me the glory which I

have given them; that they may be one as we are


CH. 18.

23 one; I in them, and thou in me, that their union

may be perfected, and that the world may know

that thou hast sent me, and that thou lovest them 24 as thou lovest me. Father, I would that where I ch. 12. 26

shall be, those whom thou hast given me may be with me, that they may behold my glory which

thou gavest me, because thou lovedst me before 25 the formation of the world. Righteous Father,

though the world knoweth not thee, I know thee; 26 and these know that I have thy commission. And

to them I have communicated, and will communicate, thy name, that I being in them, they may share in the love wherewith thou lovest me.



XVIII. WHEN Jesus had spoken these words, he

passed with his disciples over the brook Kidron,

where was a garden, into which he entered and his 2 disciples. Now Judas who betrayed him knew the

place, because Jesus often resorted thither with his 3 disciples. Then Judas having gotten the cohort 54, Mat. 26: 47 and officers

from the chief priests and the pharisees, Lu. 22; 47

Mar. 14; 43

54 A Roman troop of soldiers, containing about five hundred.


Thus was

ch, 18.

came thither with lanterns and torches, and arms. 4 But Jesus, who knew all that was coming upon

him, went forth and said to them, Whom seek ye? 5 They answered him, Jesus the Nazarene. Jesus re6 plied, I am he. Now Judas who betrayed him was

with them. He had no sooner said to them, I

am he,than they going backwards fell to the 7 ground. He therefore asked them again, Whom

8 seek ye? They said, Jesus the Nazarene. Jesus ch. 17; 12. 9 answered, I have told you that I am he. If, there.

fore, ye seek me, let these go away.

that which he had spoken verified, of those whom 10 thou gavest me I have lost none.Then Simon

Peter, who had a sword, drew it, and smote the

high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. 11 Now the servant's name was Malchus. Jesus then

said to Peter, Put up the sword into the scabbard. Shall I not drink the cup which the Father hath

given me ? 12. Then the cohort 54 and their commander, and 13 the Jewish officers, apprehended Jesus, and having

bound him, brought him first to Annas 5, because

he was father-in-law to Caiaphas who was high

14 priest that year. Now it was Caiaphas who had ch. 11; 50. said in council to the Jews, It is expedient that

one man die for the people.Mat. 26; 58. 15 Meantime Simon Peter and another disciple folLu. 22; 54. lowed Jesus. That disciple being known to the high

Mar. 14; 54.

*54 A Roman troop of soldiers, containing about five hundred.

Called by Josephus Ananus.


CH. 18.

16 priest, entered his court-yard with Jesus. But Pe

ter stood without at the door. Therefore the other disciple who was known to the high priest, went out

and spoke to the portress, and brought in Peter. 17 Then this maid the portress, said to Peter, Art not

thou also one of this man's disciples? He answer18 ed, I am not. Now the servants and the officers

stood near a fire which they had made, because it was cold, and warmed themselves. And Peter

was standing with them, and warming himself. 19 Then the high priest interrogated Jesus concern20 ing his disciples and his doctrine. Jesus answered,

I spake openly to the world ; I always taught in

the synagogues and in the temple, whither the 21 Jews constantly resort. I said nothing in secret.

Why examinest thou me? Examine them who 22 heard me teach. They know what I said. When'

he had spoken thus, one of the officers who attend

ed, gave him a blow and said, Answerest thou 23 thus the high priest? Jesus replied, If I have spoken amiss, show wherein it is amiss; if well,

Mat. 26; 57. 24 why smitest thou me ? Now Annas 55 had sent Mar. 14; 53

him bound to Caiaphas the high priest. 25 As Peter stood warming himself, they asked Mat. 26; 69

him, Art not thou also one of his disciples? He Lu. 22; 5526 denied it and said, I am not. One of the servants

of the high priest, a kinsman to him, whose ear 27 Peter had cut off, said, Did not I see thee in the

55 Called by Josephus, Ananus.

CH. 18.


garden with him? Peter denied again, and immediately the cock crew.

Mat. 27; 1 28
Mar, 15; 1
Lu. 23; 1:
Acts, 10; 28.
& 11; 3.

THEN they led Jesus from the house of Caiaphas to the pretorium 56 : it was now morning; but the Jews entered not the pretoriums, lest they

should be defiled, and so not in a condition to eat 29 the passover. Pilate, therefore, went out to them 30 and sard, Of what do ye accuse this man? They

answered, If he were not a criminal, we would 31 not have delivered him to thee. Pilat there

fore, said, Take him yourselves then, and judge him according to your law.

The Jews replied, We are not permitted to put any man to death. Mat. 20; 19. 32 And thus what Jesus had spoken, signifying what

death he should die, was accomplished. Mat. 27; 11. 33 Then Pilate returned to the pretorium and

having called Jesus, said to him, Thou art the king 34 of the Jews ? Jesus answered, Sayest thou this of

thyself? or did others tell thee so concerning me? 35 Pilate replied, Am I a Jew? Thine own nation,

yea, the chief priests have delivered thee to me. 36 What hast thou done? Jesus answered, My king.

dom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my adherents would have fought to

prevent my falling into the hands of the Jews; 37 but my kingdom is not hence. Pilate thereupon

said, Thou art king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am king. For this I was born; and


Mar 15; 2.
Lu. 23; 3.

56 Procurator's palace, or hall of audience.

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