When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. "Do you understand what I have done for you?" he asked them.
"You call me 'Teacher'1 and 'Lord,'2 and rightly so, for that is what I am.
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Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet.3
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I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.4
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I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master,5 nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
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Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.6
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"I am not referring to all of you;7 I know those I have chosen.8 But this is to fulfill the scripture:9 'He who shares my bread10 has lifted up his heel11 against me.'12
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"I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe13 that I am He.14
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I tell you the truth, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me."15
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After he had said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit16 and testified, "I tell you the truth, one of you is going to betray me."17
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His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant.