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1 Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He now showed the disciples the full extent of his love. 1 It was just before the Passover Feast. Jesus knew that the time had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.
2 It was time for supper, and the Devil had already enticed Judas, son of Simon Iscariot, to carry out his plan to betray Jesus. 2 The evening meal was being served, and the devil had already prompted Judas Iscariot, son of Simon, to betray Jesus.
3 Jesus knew that the Father had given him authority over everything and that he had come from God and would return to God. 3 Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God;
4 So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist, 4 so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist.
5 and poured water into a basin. Then he began to wash the disciples' feet and to wipe them with the towel he had around him. 5 After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples' feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
6 When he came to Simon Peter, Peter said to him, "Lord, why are you going to wash my feet?" 6 He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, "Lord, are you going to wash my feet?"
7 Jesus replied, "You don't understand now why I am doing it; someday you will." 7 Jesus replied, "You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand."
8 "No," Peter protested, "you will never wash my feet!" Jesus replied, "But if I don't wash you, you won't belong to me." 8 "No," said Peter, "you shall never wash my feet." Jesus answered, "Unless I wash you, you have no part with me."
9 Simon Peter exclaimed, "Then wash my hands and head as well, Lord, not just my feet!" 9 "Then, Lord," Simon Peter replied, "not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!"
10 Jesus replied, "A person who has bathed all over does not need to wash, except for the feet, to be entirely clean. And you are clean, but that isn't true of everyone here." 10 Jesus answered, "A person who has had a bath needs only to wash his feet; his whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you."
11 For Jesus knew who would betray him. That is what he meant when he said, "Not all of you are clean." 11 For he knew who was going to betray him, and that was why he said not every one was clean.
12 After washing their feet, he put on his robe again and sat down and asked, "Do you understand what I was doing? 12 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.
13 You call me 'Teacher' and 'Lord,' and you are right, because it is true. 13 "You call me 'Teacher' and 'Lord,' and rightly so, for that is what I am.
14 And since I, the Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash each other's feet. 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet.
15 I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.
16 How true it is that a servant is not greater than the master. Nor are messengers more important than the one who sends them. 16 I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.
17 You know these things -- now do them! That is the path of blessing." 17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.
18 "I am not saying these things to all of you; I know so well each one of you I chose. The Scriptures declare, 'The one who shares my food has turned against me,' and this will soon come true. 18 "I am not referring to all of you; I know those I have chosen. But this is to fulfill the scripture: 'He who shares my bread has lifted up his heel against me.'
19 I tell you this now, so that when it happens you will believe I am the Messiah. 19 "I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am He.
20 Truly, anyone who welcomes my messenger is welcoming me, and anyone who welcomes me is welcoming the Father who sent me." 20 I tell you the truth, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me."
21 Now Jesus was in great anguish of spirit, and he exclaimed, "The truth is, one of you will betray me!" 21 After he had said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, "I tell you the truth, one of you is going to betray me."
22 The disciples looked at each other, wondering whom he could mean. 22 His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant.
23 One of Jesus' disciples, the one Jesus loved, was sitting next to Jesus at the table. 23 One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to him.
24 Simon Peter motioned to him to ask who would do this terrible thing. 24 Simon Peter motioned to this disciple and said, "Ask him which one he means."
25 Leaning toward Jesus, he asked, "Lord, who is it?" 25 Leaning back against Jesus, he asked him, "Lord, who is it?"
26 Jesus said, "It is the one to whom I give the bread dipped in the sauce." And when he had dipped it, he gave it to Judas, son of Simon Iscariot. 26 Jesus answered, "It is the one to whom I will give this piece of bread when I have dipped it in the dish." Then, dipping the piece of bread, he gave it to Judas Iscariot, son of Simon.
27 As soon as Judas had eaten the bread, Satan entered into him. Then Jesus told him, "Hurry. Do it now." 27 As soon as Judas took the bread, Satan entered into him. "What you are about to do, do quickly," Jesus told him,
28 None of the others at the table knew what Jesus meant. 28 but no one at the meal understood why Jesus said this to him.
29 Since Judas was their treasurer, some thought Jesus was telling him to go and pay for the food or to give some money to the poor. 29 Since Judas had charge of the money, some thought Jesus was telling him to buy what was needed for the Feast, or to give something to the poor.
30 So Judas left at once, going out into the night. 30 As soon as Judas had taken the bread, he went out. And it was night.
31 As soon as Judas left the room, Jesus said, "The time has come for me, the Son of Man, to enter into my glory, and God will receive glory because of all that happens to me. 31 When he was gone, Jesus said, "Now is the Son of Man glorified and God is glorified in him.
32 And God will bring me into my glory very soon. 32 If God is glorified in him, God will glorify the Son in himself, and will glorify him at once.
33 Dear children, how brief are these moments before I must go away and leave you! Then, though you search for me, you cannot come to me -- just as I told the Jewish leaders. 33 "My children, I will be with you only a little longer. You will look for me, and just as I told the Jews, so I tell you now: Where I am going, you cannot come.
34 So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. 34 "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
35 Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples." 35 By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another."
36 Simon Peter said, "Lord, where are you going?" And Jesus replied, "You can't go with me now, but you will follow me later." 36 Simon Peter asked him, "Lord, where are you going?" Jesus replied, "Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later."
37 "But why can't I come now, Lord?" he asked. "I am ready to die for you." 37 Peter asked, "Lord, why can't I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you."
38 Jesus answered, "Die for me? No, before the rooster crows tomorrow morning, you will deny three times that you even know me." 38 Then Jesus answered, "Will you really lay down your life for me? I tell you the truth, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times!