1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour had come that
He should depart from this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the
world, He loved them to the end.
2 And supper being ended, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot,
Simon's son, to betray Him,
3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He was
come from God and was going to God,
4 rose from supper and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself.
5 After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to
wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.
6 Then He comes to Simon Peter. And Peter says to Him, Lord, do You wash my feet?
7 Jesus answered and said to him, What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will come to understand after this.
8 Peter said to Him, You shall certainly not ever wash my feet! Jesus answered him, If I
do not wash you, you have no part with Me.
9 Simon Peter said to Him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head!
10 Jesus said to him, He who is bathed has no other need than to wash his feet, but is
completely clean. And you are clean, but not everyone.
11 For He knew who was betraying Him; therefore He said, Not everyone of you is
12 So when He had washed their feet, taken His garments, and reclined again, He said
to them, Do you know what I have done to you?
13 You call me Teacher and Lord, and you say well, for so I am.
14 If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one
15 For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.
16 Truly, truly, I say to you, A servant is not greater than his master; nor is the
messenger greater than the one sending him.
17 If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.
18 I do not speak concerning all of you. I know whom I have chosen; but that the
Scripture may be fulfilled, He who eats bread with Me has lifted up his heel against Me.
19 Now I tell you before it happens, that when it does come to pass, you may believe
that I AM.
20 Truly, truly, I say to you, He who receives whomever I send receives Me; and he who
receives Me receives Him who sent Me.
21 When Jesus had said these things, He was troubled in spirit, and testified and said,
Truly, truly, I say to you that one of you will betray Me.
22 Then the disciples looked at one another, perplexed about whom He spoke.
23 Now there was reclining at Jesus' bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved.
24 Simon Peter therefore nodded to him to ask who it might be of whom He spoke.
25 Then, leaning back on Jesus' breast, he said to Him, Lord, who is it?
26 Jesus answered, It is he to whom I shall give a morsel when I have dipped it. And
having dipped the morsel, He gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
27 And after the morsel, Satan entered him. Then Jesus said to him, What you do, do quickly.
28 But no one at the table knew for what reason He said this to him.
29 For some thought, because Judas had the moneybag, that Jesus was saying to him,
Buy those things we need for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
30 Having received the morsel, he then went out immediately. And it was night.
31 So, when he had gone out, Jesus said, Now the Son of Man is glorified, and God is
glorified in Him.
32 If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and glorify Him at
33 Little children, I shall be with you a little while longer. You will seek Me; and as I
said to the Jews, Where I am going, you are not able to come, so now I say to you.
34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I love you, that you
also love one another.
35 By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you have love mutually with
36 Simon Peter said to Him, Lord, where are You going? Jesus answered him, Where I am going you are not able to follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.
37 Peter said to Him, Lord, why am I not able to follow You now? I will lay down my
life for You.
38 Jesus answered him, Will you lay down your life for Me? Truly, truly, I say to you,
the rooster shall not crow till you will deny Me three times.