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saying unto him, Lord if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.
When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled.
And said, Where have ye laid him? They said unto him, Lord, come and see.
Then said the Jews, Behold how he loved him !
And some of them said, Could not this man, which opened the eyes of the blind, have cau. sed that even this man should not have died?
Jesus therefore, again groaning in himself, cometh to the grave. It was a cave, and a stone lay upon it.
Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Mar. tha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh : for he hath been dead four days.
Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?
Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.
And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me,
· And when he thus had spöken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, came forth!
And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with grave-clothes; and his face was bound about with a napkin, Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.
Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him.
But some of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told them what things Jesus had done.
Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles.
If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him; and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all.
Nor consider that it is expedient for us that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.
And this spake he not of himself: but, being high priest tirat year, be prophesied, That Jesus should die for that nation.
And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad.
Then from that day forth they took counsel together for to put him to death.
Jesus therefore walked no more openiy among the Jews; but went thence unto a a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.
CHAPTER. LXXXIX. The destruction of the Jews foretold. Jesus pre
dicts his own sufferings the fifth time. And when he was demanded of the Pharisees when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation.
Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, Lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.
And he said unto the disciples, The days will come when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it.
And they shall say to you, See here; or See there : go not after them, nor follow them.
For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day.
But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation.
And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man.
They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until