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John 13

BBE 1 Now before the feast of the Passover, it was clear to Jesus that the time had come for him to go away from this world to the Father. Having once had love for those in the world who were his, his love for them went on to the end. NIV 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. BBE 2 So while a meal was going on, the Evil One having now put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to be false to him, NIV 2 The evening meal was being served, and the devil had already prompted Judas Iscariot, son of Simon, to betray Jesus. BBE 3 Jesus, being conscious that the Father had put everything into his hands, and that he came from God and was going to God, NIV 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; BBE 4 Got up from table, put off his robe and took a cloth and put it round him. NIV 4 so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. BBE 5 Then he put water into a basin and was washing the feet of the disciples and drying them with the cloth which was round him. NIV 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. BBE 6 So he came to Simon Peter. Peter said, Lord, are my feet to be washed by you? NIV 6 He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, "Lord, are you going to wash my feet?" BBE 7 And Jesus, answering, said to him, What I do is not clear to you now, but it will be clear to you in time to come. NIV 7 Jesus replied, "You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand." BBE 8 Peter said, I will never let my feet be washed by you, never. Jesus said in answer, If I do not make you clean you have no part with me. NIV 8 "No," said Peter, "you shall never wash my feet." Jesus answered, "Unless I wash you, you have no part with me." BBE 9 Simon Peter said to him, Lord, not my feet only, but my hands and my head. NIV 9 "Then, Lord," Simon Peter replied, "not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!" BBE 10 Jesus said to him, He who is bathed has need only to have his feet washed and then he is clean all over: and you, my disciples, are clean, but not all of you. NIV 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." BBE 11 (He had knowledge who was false to him; that is why he said, You are not all clean.) NIV 11 For he knew who was going to betray him, and that was why he said not every one was clean. BBE 12 Then, after washing their feet and putting on his robe again, he took his seat and said to them, Do you see what I have done to you? NIV 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. BBE 13 You give me the name of Master and Lord: and you are right; that is what I am. NIV 13 "You call me 'Teacher' and 'Lord,' and rightly so, for that is what I am. BBE 14 If then I, the Lord and the Master, have made your feet clean, it is right for you to make one another's feet clean. NIV 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet. BBE 15 I have given you an example, so that you may do what I have done to you. NIV 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. BBE 16 Truly I say to you, A servant is not greater than his lord; and he who is sent is not greater than the one who sent him. NIV 16 I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. BBE 17 If these things are clear to you, happy are you if you do them. NIV 17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them. BBE 18 I am not talking of you all: I have knowledge of my true disciples, but things are as they are, so that the Writings may come true, The foot of him who takes bread with me is lifted up against me. NIV 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.' BBE 19 From this time forward, I give you knowledge of things before they come about, so that when they come about you may have belief that I am he. NIV 19 "I am telling you now before it happens, so that when it does happen you will believe that I am He. BBE 20 Truly I say to you, He who takes to his heart anyone whom I send, takes me to his heart; and he who so takes me, takes him who sent me. NIV 20 I tell you the truth, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me." BBE 21 When Jesus had said this he was troubled in spirit, and gave witness, saying, Truly I say to you, that one of you will be false to me. NIV 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." BBE 22 Then the eyes of the disciples were turned on one another, in doubt as to whom he had in mind. NIV 22 His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant. BBE 23 There was at table one of his disciples, the one dear to Jesus, resting his head on Jesus' breast. NIV 23 One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to him. BBE 24 Making a sign to him, Simon Peter said, Who is it he is talking about? NIV 24 Simon Peter motioned to this disciple and said, "Ask him which one he means." BBE 25 He, then, resting his head on Jesus' breast, said to him, Lord, who is it? NIV 25 Leaning back against Jesus, he asked him, "Lord, who is it?" BBE 26 This was the answer Jesus gave: It is the one to whom I will give this bit of bread after I have put it in the vessel. Then he took the bit of bread, put it into the vessel, and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon Iscariot. NIV 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. BBE 27 And when Judas took the bread Satan went into him. Then Jesus said to him, Do quickly what you have to do. NIV 27 As soon as Judas took the bread, Satan entered into him. "What you are about to do, do quickly," Jesus told him, BBE 28 Now it was not clear to anyone at table why he said this to him. NIV 28 but no one at the meal understood why Jesus said this to him. BBE 29 Some were of the opinion that because Judas kept the money-bag Jesus said to him, Get the things we have need of for the feast; or, that he was to give something to the poor. NIV 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. BBE 30 So Judas, having taken the bit of bread, straight away went out: and it was night. NIV 30 As soon as Judas had taken the bread, he went out. And it was night. BBE 31 Then when he had gone out, Jesus said, Now is glory given to the Son of man, and God is given glory in him. NIV 31 When he was gone, Jesus said, "Now is the Son of Man glorified and God is glorified in him. BBE 32 If God is given glory in him, God will give him glory in himself, and will give him glory even now. NIV 32 If God is glorified in him, God will glorify the Son in himself, and will glorify him at once. BBE 33 My dear children, I am only to be with you a little longer. Then you will be looking for me: and as I said to the Jews, so now I say to you, Where I am going you may not come. NIV 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. BBE 34 I give you a new law: Have love one for another; even as I have had love for you, so are you to have love one for another. NIV 34 "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. BBE 35 By this it will be clear to all men that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another. NIV 35 By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another." BBE 36 Simon Peter said to him, Lord, where are you going? Jesus said in answer, Where I am going you may not come with me now, but you will come later. NIV 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." BBE 37 Peter said to him, Why may I not come with you even now? I will give up my life for you. NIV 37 Peter asked, "Lord, why can't I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you." BBE 38 Jesus said in answer, Will you give up your life for me? Truly I say to you, Before the cry of the cock you will have said three times that you are not my disciple. NIV 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!