And he said, "For this reason I have told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted by the Father."
Because of this many of his disciples turned back and no longer went about with him.
So Jesus asked the twelve, "Do you also wish to go away?"
Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life.
We have come to believe and know that you are the Holy One of God."
Jesus answered them, "Did I not choose you, the twelve? Yet one of you is a devil."
He was speaking of Judas son of Simon Iscariot, for he, though one of the twelve, was going to betray him.
Other ancient authorities read [the Christ, the Son of the living God]
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