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whither he goeth, because that t 22 Who is a liar but he that darkness hath blinded his eyes. denieth that Jesus is the Christ?

12 I write unto you, little chil. He is antichrist, that denieth the dren, because your sins are for. Father and the Son you for his name's sake.

23 Whosoever denieth the Son. c 13 I write unto you, fathers, the same hath not the Father: because ye have known him that is [but he that acknowledgeth the Son from the beginning. I write unto hath the Father also.] you, young men, because ye have 24 Let that therefore abide in overcome the wicked one. I you, which ye have heard from the write unto you, little children, beginning. If that which ye have because ye have known the heard from the beginning shall Father.

remain in you, ye also shall 14 I have written unto you, continue in the Son, and in the fathers, because ye have known Father. him that is from the beginning. I 16 25 And this is the promise that he have written unto you, young hath promised us, even eternal life. men, because ye are strong, and 26 These things have I written the word of God abideth in you, unto you concerning them that and ye have overcome the wicked seduce you. one.

27 But the anointing which ye d 15 Love not the world, neither have received of him abideth in the things that are in the world. you, and ye need not that any If any man love the world, the man teach you: but as the same love of the Father is not in him. anointing teacheth you of all things,

16 For all that is in the world, and is truth, and is no lie, and the lust of the flesh, and the lust even as it hath taught you, ye shall of the eyes, and the pride of life, abide in him. is not of the Father, but is of the d 28 And now, little children, world.

abide in him ; that when he shall t 17 And the world passeth away, appear, we may have confidence, and the lust thereof: but he that and not be ashamed before him at doeth the will of God abideth for his coming. ever.

t 29 If ye know that he is right18 Little children, it is the last cous, ye know that every one time: and as ye have heard that that doeth righteousness is born antichrist shall come, even now of him. are there many antichrists; where

CHAP. III. by we know that it is the last time. t PEHOLD what manner of t 19 They went out from us, but D love the Father hath bethey were not of us; for if they stowed upon us, that we should be had been of us, they would no called the sons of God! therefore doubt have continued with us: but the world knoweth us not, because they went out, that they might be it knew him not. made manifest that they were not 6 2 Beloved, now are we the sons all of us.

of God, and it doth not yet apt 20 But ye have an unction pear what we shall be: but we from the Holy One, and ye know know that, when he shall appear, all things.

we shall be like him; for we shall 21 I have not written unto you see him as he is. because ye know not the truth, d 3 And every man that hath this but because ye know it, and that hope in him purifieth himself, even no lie is of the truth.

as he is pure.

4 Whosoever committeth sin good, and seeth his brother have transgresseth also the law ; for sin need, and shutteth up his bowels is the transgression of the law. of compassion from him, how 15 And ye know that he was dwelleth the love of God in him? manifested to take away our sins; d 18 My little children, let us not and in him is no sin.

love in word, neither in tongue, 6 Whosoever abideth in him but in deed and in truth. sinneth not: whosoever sinneth 19 And hereby we know tha: hath not seen him, neither known we are of the truth, and shall ashim.

sure our hearts before him. c 7 Little children, let no man! 20 For if our heart condemn us, deceive you: he that doeth right. God is greater than our heart, and eousness is righteous, even as he knoweth all things. is righteous.

21 Beloved, if our heart con8 He that committeth sin is of demn us not, then have we conthe devil; for the devil sinnethdence toward God. from the beginning. For this pur 22 And whatsoever we ask, we pose the Son of God was mani. receive of him, because we keep fested, that he might destroy the his commandments, and do those works of the devil.

things that are pleasing in his 9 Whosoever is born of God sight. doth not commit sin ; for his seed d 23 And this is his command remaineth in him ; and he cannotlment : that we should believe on sin, because he is born of God. the name of his Son Jesus Christ, c 10 In this the children of God and love one another, as he gavo are manifest, and the children of us commandment. the devil: whosoever doeth not! 24 And he that keepeth his comrigl

s is not of God, neither mandments, dwelleth in him, and he that loveth not his brother. he in him. And hereby we know d 11 For this is the message that that he abideth in us, by the Spirit ye heard from the beginning, that which he hath given us. we should love one another.

CHAP. IV. 12 Not as Cain, who was of that w DELOVED, believe not every wicked one, and slew his brother. D spirit, but try the spirits And wherefore slew he him ? Be- whether they are of God: because cause his own works were evil, many false prophets have gone out and his brother's righteous. into the world.

13 Marvel not, my brethren, if 2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of the world hate you."

God: Every spirit that confesseth c 14 We know that we have pass-that Jesus Christ is come in the ed from death unto life, because flesh, is of God: we love the brethren. He that 3 And every spirit that confessloveth not his brother, abideth in eth not that Jesus Christ is come death.

in the flesh, is not of God. And 15 Whosoever hateth his bro- this is that spirit of antichrist; ther, is a murderer: and ye know whereof ye have heard that I that no murderer hath eternal life should come ; and even now alabiding in him.

ready is it in the world. t 16 Hereby perceive we the lovec 4 Ye are of God, little children, of God, because he laid down his and have overcome them: becaust life for us: and we ought to lay greater is he that is in you, than down our lives for the brethren. he that is in the world. 6 17 But whoso hath this world's 5 They are of the world: there

pre speak they of the world, and 19 We love him, because he he world heareth them.

first loved us. 6 We are of God. He that c 20 If a man say, I love God, and noweth God, heareth us; he that hateth his brother, he is a liar. s not of God, heareth not us. For he that loveth not his brother, Jereby know we the spirit of whom he hath seen, how can ruth, and the spirit of error. he love God, whom he hath not ; 7 Beloved, let us love one ano- seen? her: for love is of God; and d 21 And this commandment have every one that loveth is born of we from him, That he who loveth God, and knoweth God.

God, love his brother also. t 8 He that loveth not, knoweth

CHAP. V. not God : for God is love.

TATHOSOEVER believeth that t 9 In this was manifested the My Jesus is the Christ, is born love of God toward us, because of God: and every one that loveth that God sent his only-begotten him that begat, loveth him also Son into the world, that we might that is begotten of him. live through him.

c 2 By this we know that we love t 10 Herein is love, not that we the children of God, when we loved God, but that he loved us, love God, and keep his commandand sent his Son to be the propitia- ments. tion for our sins.

e 3 For this is the love of God, d 11 Beloved, if God so loved that we keep his commandments; us, we ought also to love oneand his commandments are not another.

grievous. t 12 No man hath seen God at C 4 For whatsoever is born of any time. If we love one another, God, overcometh the world : and God dwelleth in us, and his love this is the victory that overcometh is perfected in us.

the world, even our faith. t 13 Hereby know we that we 5 Who is he that overcometh dwell in him, and he in us, be- the world, but he that believeth cause he hath given us of his that Jesus is the Son of God ? Spirit.

It 6 This is he that came by water *14 And we have seen and do and blood, even Jesus Christ; not testify, that the Father sent the by water only, but by water and Son to be the Saviour of the world. blood. And it is the Spirit that t 15 Whosoever shall confess that beareth witness, because the Spirit Jesus is the Son of God, God is truth. dwelleth in him, and he in God. It 7 For there are three that bear t 16 And we have known and record in heaven, the Father, the believed the love that God hath to Word, and the Holy Ghost: and us. God is love: and he that these three are one. dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God,l 8 And there are three that bear and God in him.

witness in earth, the spirit, and 17 Herein is our love made per- the water, and the blood: and fect, that we may have boldness these three agree in one. in the day of judgment: because 9 If we receive the witness of as he is, so are we in this world. men, the witness of God is great

18 There is no fear in love ; but er: for this is the witness of God perfect love casteth out fear: be- which he hath testified of his Son. cause fear hath torment. He that e 10 He that believeth on the Son feareth, is not made perfect in of God hath the witness in him. love.

self: he that believeth not God,

hath made him a liar, because he sin a sin which is not unto death, believeth not the record that God he shall ask, and he shall give hin gave of his Son.

life for them that sin not uste t 11 And this is the record, that death. There is a sin unto death:1 God hath given to us eternal life: do not say that he shall pray for it and this life is in his Son.

17 All unrighteousness is sur b 12 He that hath the Son, hath and there is a sin not unto death life ; and he that hath not the Son 18 We know that whosoever i of God, hath not life.

born of God, sinneth not; but al 13 These things have I written that is begotten of God, keeped unto you that believe on the name himself, and that wicked of the Son of God; that ye may toucheth him not. know that ye have eternal life, t 19 And we know that we are of and that ye may believe on the God, and the whole world tieth in name of the Son of God.

wickedness. 14 And this is the confidence t 20 And we know that the Sc that we have in him, that if we of God is come, and hath given ask any thing according to his an understanding, that we ma will, he heareth us:

know him that is true ; and we 15 And if we know that he hear are in him that is true, even in ts us, whatsoever we ask, we know Son Jesus Christ. This is the tree that we have the petitions that God, and eternal life. we desired of him.

1d 21 Little children, keep your d 16 If any man see his brother selves from idols. Amen."

1 The Second Epistle of JOHN.

THE elder unto the elect lady, the commandment, That, as

I and her children, whom I have heard from the beginning love in the truth; and not I only, ye should walk in it. but also all they that have known 7 For many deceivers are en the truth;

tered into the world, who confess · 2 For the truth's sake which not that Jesus Christ is come in dwelleth in us, and shall be with the flesh. This is a deceiver, and us for ever.

an antichrist. t 3 Grace be with you, mercy, d 8 Look to yourselves, that we and peace from God the Father, lose not those things which we and from the Lord Jesus Christ, have wrought, but that we receive the Son of the Father, in truth and a full reward. love.

9 Whosoever transgresseth, and 4 I rejoiced greatly, that I found abideth not in the doctrine of of thy children walking in truth, Christ, hath not God. He that as we have received a command abideth in the doctrine of Christ. ment from the Father

he hath both the Father and the d 5 And now I beseech thee, lady, Son. not as though I wrote a new com-p 10 If there come any unto you, mandment unto thee, but that and bring not this doctrine, receive which we had from the beginning, him not into your house, neither that we love one another. | bid him God speed:

6 And this is love, that we walk 11 For he that biddeth him God after his commandments. This is speed, is partaker of his evil deeds

12 Having many things to write to face, that our joy may be unto you, I would not write with full. paper and ink: but I trust to 13 The children of thy elect come unto you, and speak face sister greet thee. Amen.

1 The Third Epistle of JOHN. THE elder unto the well-belov-, Diotrephes, who loveth to have

L ed Gaius, whom I love in the the pre-eminence among them, truth.

receiveth us not. b 2 Beloved, I wish above all p 10 Wherefore, if I come, I will things that thou mayest prosper remember his deeds which he doand be in health, even as thy soul eth, prating against us with mali. prospereth.

Jcious words: and not content 3 For I rejoiced greatly, when therewith, neither doth he himself the brethren came and testified of receive the brethren, and forbidthe truth that is in thee, even as deth them that would, and casteth thou walkest in the truth.

them out of the church. d 4 I have no greater joy than to d 11 Beloved, follow not that hear that my children walk in truth. which is evil, but that which is

5 Beloved, thou doest faithfully good. He that doeth good is of whatsoever thou doest to the bre-God: but he that doeth evil hath thren, and to strangers ;

not seen God. 6 Which have borne witness of 12 Demetrius hath good report thy charity before the church: of all men, and of the truth itself: whom if thou bring forward on yea, and we also bear record ; and their journey after a godly sort, lye know that our record is true. thou shalt do well:

13 I had many things to write, Because that for his name's but I will not with ink and pen į sake they went forth, taking no-write unto thee: thing of the Gentiles.

14 But I trust I shall shortly 8 We therefore ought to receive see thee, and we shall speak face such, that we might be fellow. to face. Peace be to thee. Our ! helpers to the truth.

friends salute thee. Greet the 9 I wrote unto the church: but friends by name.

1 The General Epistle of JUDE. t 1 UDE, tne servant of Jesus, t 4 For there are certain men

Christ, and brother of James, crept in unawares, who were beto them that are sanctified by God fore of old ordained to this comthe Father, and preserved in Jesus demnation, ungodly men, turning Christ, and called:

the grace of our God into lascivib 2 Mercy unto you, and peace, ousness, and denying the only and love, be multiplied.

Lord God, and our Lord Jesus d 3 Beloved, when I gave all di-Christ. ligence to write unto you of the g 5 I will therefore put you in recommon salvation, it was needful membrance, though ye once knew for me to write unto you, and ex- this, how that the Lord, having hort you that ye should earnestly saved the people out of the land contend for the faith which was of Egypt, afterward destroyed once delivered unto the saints. them that believed not.

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