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John 12

1 Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, who had died, whom He raised from the dead.
2 There they made Him a supper; and Martha served, but Lazarus was one of those reclining with Him.
3 Then Mary took a pound of very costly ointment of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the ointment.
4 Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, who was about to betray Him, said,
5 Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?
6 This he said, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and had the moneybag; and he used to take what was put in it.
7 But Jesus said, Let her alone; she has kept this for the day of My burial.
8 For the poor you have with you always, but Me you do not have always.
9 Now a great many of the Jews knew that He was there; and they came, not because of Jesus only, but that they might also see Lazarus, whom He had raised from the dead.
10 But the chief priests took counsel to put Lazarus to death also,
11 because on account of him many of the Jews went away and continued to believe into Jesus.
12 The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,
13 took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! The King of Israel!
14 And Jesus, when He had found a young donkey, sat on it; as it is written:
15 Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your King is coming, sitting on a donkey's colt.
16 His disciples did not understand these things at first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written about Him and that they had done these things to Him.
17 Therefore the crowd, who were with Him when He called Lazarus out of his tomb and raised him from the dead, bore witness.
18 For this reason also the crowd met Him, because they heard that He had done this sign.
19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, You see that you are accomplishing nothing. Behold, the world has gone after Him!
20 Now there were certain Greeks among those who came up to do homage at the feast.
21 They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, Sir, we wish to see Jesus.
22 Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus.
23 But Jesus answered them, saying, The hour has come that the Son of Man should be glorified.
24 Truly, truly, I say to you, Unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it brings forth much fruit.
25 He who loves his life will lose it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it unto eternal life.
26 If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also. If anyone serves Me, My Father will honor him.
27 Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? Father, save Me out of this hour? But for this purpose I came unto this hour.
28 Father, glorify Your name. Then a voice came from Heaven, saying, I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.
29 Therefore the people who stood by and heard it said that it had thundered. Others said, An angel has spoken to Him.
30 Jesus answered and said, This voice did not come because of Me, but because of you.
31 Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out.
32 And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all to Myself.
33 This He said, signifying by what sort of death He was about to die.
34 The people answered Him, We have heard out of the Law that the Christ remains forever; and how can You say, The Son of Man must be lifted up? Who is this Son of Man?
35 Then Jesus said to them, A little while longer the Light is with you. Walk while you have the Light, that darkness not overtake you; for he who walks in darkness does not know where he is going.
36 While you have the Light, believe into the Light, that you may become sons of Light. These things Jesus spoke, and departed, and was hidden from them.
37 But although He had done so many signs before them, they did not believe into Him,
38 that the word of Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spoke: Lord, who has believed our report? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
39 Therefore they were not able to believe, because Isaiah said again:
40 He has blinded their eyes and hardened their hearts, that they should not see with their eyes, that they should not understand with their hearts and be turned, and I should heal them.
41 These things Isaiah said when he saw His glory and spoke of Him.
42 Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed into Him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, that they might not be put out of the synagogue;
43 for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.
44 And Jesus cried out and said, He who believes into Me, believes not into Me but into Him who sent Me.
45 And he who sees Me sees Him who sent Me.
46 I have come as a Light into the world, that everyone believing into Me should not remain in darkness.
47 And if anyone hears My words and does not believe, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
48 He who rejects Me, and does not receive My words, has that which judges him; the Word that I speak will judge him in the Last Day.
49 For I do not speak from Myself; but the Father who sent Me gives Me orders, what I should say and what I should speak.
50 And I know that His command is eternal life. Therefore, whatever I speak, just as the Father has said unto Me, so I speak.
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