13 1Now before the feast of the passover, Jesus knowing that his hour
was come that he should depart out of this world unto his Father, having
loved his own that were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
during supper, the devil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot,
Simon's son, to betray him,
3Jesus, knowing that the
Father had given all the things into his hands, and that he came forth from
God, and goeth unto God,
4riseth from supper, and layeth aside his
garments; and he took a towel, and girded himself.
5Then he poureth water
into the basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with
the towel wherewith he was girded.
6So he cometh to Simon Peter. He saith
unto him, Lord, dost thou wash my feet?
7Jesus answered and said unto
him, What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt understand hereafter.
8Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered him,
If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me.
9Simon Peter saith unto
him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.
to him, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean
every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
11For he knew him that should
betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not all clean.
12So when he had
washed their feet, and taken his garments, and sat down again, he said unto
them, Know ye what I have done to you?
13Ye call me, Teacher, and, Lord:
and ye say well; for so I am.
14If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, have
washed your feet, ye also ought to wash one another's feet.
15For I have
given you an example, that ye also should do as I have done to you.
16Verily, verily, I say unto you, a servant is not greater than his lord;
neither one that is sent greater than he that sent him.
17If ye know
these things, blessed are ye if ye do them.
18I speak not of you all: I
know whom I have chosen: but that the scripture may be fulfilled: He that
eateth my bread lifted up his heel against me.
19From henceforth I tell
you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe
that I am he.
20Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that receiveth
whomsoever I send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that
21When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in the spirit, and
testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you shall
22The disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he
23There was at the table reclining in Jesus' bosom one of his
disciples, whom Jesus loved.
24Simon Peter therefore beckoneth to him,
and saith unto him, Tell us who it is of whom he speaketh.
leaning back, as he was, on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?
26Jesus therefore answereth, He it is, for whom I shall dip the sop, and
give it him. So when he had dipped the sop, he taketh and giveth it to Judas,
the son of Simon Iscariot.
27And after the sop, then entered
Satan into him. Jesus therefore saith unto him, What thou doest, do quickly.
28Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him.
29For some thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus said unto him,
Buy what things we have need of for the feast; or, that he should give
something to the poor.
30He then having received the sop went out
straightway: and it was night.
31When therefore he was gone out, Jesus
saith, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him;
32and God shall glorify him in himself, and straightway shall he glorify
33Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek
me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I say
34A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another;
even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
35By this shall
all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
36Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus answered,
Whither I go, thou canst not follow now; but thou shalt follow afterwards.
37Peter saith unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee even now? I will
lay down my life for thee.
38Jesus answereth, Wilt thou lay down thy life
for me? Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou
hast denied me thrice.