Christ raiseth Lazarus, four days buried.
John 11:1 A certayne man was sicke named Lazarus of Bethania the toune of Mary and her sister Martha. John 11:2 It was that Mary which annoynted Iesus with oyntment and wyped his fete with her heere whose brother Lazarus was sicke John 11:3 and his sisters sent vnto him sayinge. Lorde behold he whom thou lovest is sicke. John 11:4 When Iesus hearde yt he sayd: this infirmite is not vnto deth but for ye laude of God that the sonne of God myght be praysed by the reason of it. John 11:5 Iesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. John 11:6 After he hearde that he was sicke then aboode he two dayes still in the same place where he was. John 11:7 Then after that sayd he to his disciples: let us goo into Iewry agayne. John 11:8 His disciples sayde vnto him. Master the Iewes lately sought meanes to stone the and wilt thou goo thyther agayne? John 11:9 Iesus answered: are ther not twelve houres in ye daye? Yf a man walke in ye daye he stombleth not because he seith the lyght of this worlde. John 11:10 But yf a ma walke in ye nyght he stombleth because ther is no lyght in him. John 11:11 This sayde he and after yt he sayde vnto the: oure frende Lazarus slepeth but I goo to wake him out of slepe. John 11:12 Then sayde his disciples: Lorde yf he slepe he shall do well ynough. John 11:13 How be it Iesus spake of his deeth: but they thought yt he had spoke of ye naturall slepe. John 11:14 Then sayde Iesus vnto the playnly Lazarus is deed John 11:15 and I am glad for youre sakes yt I was not there because ye maye beleve. Neverthelesse let vs go vnto him. John 11:16 Then sayde Thomas which is called Dydimus vnto ye disciples: let vs also goo that we maye dye wt him John 11:17 Then went Iesus and founde that he had lyne in his grave foure dayes already. John 11:18 Bethanie was nye vnto Ierusalem aboute. xv. furlonges of John 11:19 and many of the Iewes were come to Martha and Mary to comforte them over their brother. John 11:20 Martha assone as she hearde yt Iesus was comynge went and met him: but Mary sate still in the housse. John 11:21 Then sayde Martha vnto Iesus: Lorde yf thou haddest bene here my brother had not bene deed: John 11:22 but neverthelesse I knowe that whatsoever thou axest of God God will geve it the. John 11:23 Iesus sayde vnto her: Thy brother shall ryse agayne. John 11:24 Martha sayde vnto him: I knowe that he shall ryse agayne in the resurreccion at the last daye. John 11:25 Iesus sayde vnto her: I am the resurreccion and the lyfe: He that beleveth on me ye though he were deed yet shall he lyve. John 11:26 And whosoever lyveth and belevest on me shall never dye. Beleveth thou this? John 11:27 She sayde vnto him: ye Lorde I beleve that thou arte Christ the sonne of god which shuld come into the worlde. John 11:28 And assone as she had so sayde she went her waye and called Marie her sister secretly sayinge: The master is come and calleth for the John 11:29 And she assone as she hearde that arose quickly and came vnto him. John 11:30 Iesus was not yet come into the toune: but was in the place where Martha met him. John 11:31 The Iewes then which were with her in the housse and comforted her when they sawe Mary that she rose vp hastely and went out folowed her saying: She goeth vnto the grave to wepe there. John 11:32 Then when Mary was come where Iesus was and sawe him she fell doune at his fete sayinge vnto him: Lorde yf thou haddest bene here my brother had not bene deed. John 11:33 When Iesus sawe her wepe and ye Iewes also wepe which came wt her he groned in ye sprete and was troubled in him selfe John 11:34 and sayde: Where have ye layed him? They sayde vnto him: Lorde come and se. John 11:35 And Iesus wept. John 11:36 Then sayde the Iewes: Beholde howe he loved him. John 11:37 And some of the sayde: coulde not he which openned the eyes of the blynde have made also that this man shuld not have dyed? John 11:38 Iesus agayne groned in him selfe and came to the grave. It was a caue and a stone layde on it. John 11:39 And Iesus sayd: take ye awaye the stone. Martha the sister of him that was deed sayd vnto him: Lorde by this tyme he stinketh. For he hath bene deed foure dayes: John 11:40 Iesus sayde vnto her: Sayde I not vnto the yt if thou didest beleve thou shuldest se ye glory of God. John 11:41 Then they toke awaye ye stone from ye place where the deed was layde. And Iesus lyfte vp his eyes and sayde: Father I thanke the because that thou hast hearde me. John 11:42 I wot that thou hearest me all wayes: but because of the people that stonde by I sayde it yt they maye beleve that thou hast sent me. John 11:43 And when he thus had spoken he cryed wt a loud voyce. Lazarus come forthe. John 11:44 And he that was deed came forth bounde hand and fote with grave bondes and his face was bounde with a napkin. Iesus sayde vnto the: loowse him and let him goo.
Many Jews believe.
John 11:45 Then many of the Iewes which came to Mary and had sene the thinges which Iesus dyd beleved on him. John 11:46 But some of them went their wayes to the Pharises and tolde them what Iesus had done.
The high priests and Pharisees gather a council against Christ.
John 11:47 Then gadered the hye prestes and the Pharises a counsell and sayde: what do we? This ma doeth many miracles. John 11:48 Yf we let him scape thus all men will beleve on him and ye Romaynes shall come and take awaye oure countre and the people.
John 11:49 And one of them named Cayphas which was the hieprest yt same yeare sayde vnto them: Ye perceave nothinge at all John 11:50 nor yet consider that it is expedient for vs that one man dye for the people and not that all the people perisshe. John 11:51 This spake he not of him selfe but beinge hye preste that same yeare he prophesied that Iesus shulde dye for the people John 11:52 and not for the people only but that he shuld gader to geder in one the chyldren of God which were scattered abroode. John 11:53 From that daye forth they held a counsell to geder for to put him to deeth.
Jesus hid himself.
John 11:54 Iesus therfore walked no more opely amoge the Iewes: but wet his waye thence vnto a coutre nye to a wildernes into a cite called Ephraim and there hauted with his disciples.
At the Passover they enquire after him, and lay wait for him.
John 11:55 And the Iewes ester was nye at hand and many went out of the countre vp to Ierusalem before the ester to purify them selves. John 11:56 Then sought they for Iesus and spake bitwene the selves as they stode in the teple: What thinke ye seynge he cometh not to the feast. John 11:57 The hye prestes and Pharises had geven a comaundemet that yf eny man knew where he were he shuld shewe it that they myght take him.