John 13
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1NOW before the feast of the passover, Jesus knew the hour had come to depart from this world to his Father. And he loved his own who were in this world, and he loved them unto the end. 2During supper, Satan put into the heart of Judas, son of Simon of Iscariot, to deliver him. 3But Jesus, because he knew that the Father had given everything into his hands, and that he came from God, and was going to God, 4He rose from supper and laid aside his robes; and he took an apron and tied it around his loins.

5Then he poured water into a basin, and began to wash the feet of his disciples, and to wipe them with the apron which was tied around his loins. 6When he came to Simon Peter, Simon said to him, You, my Lord, are you going to wash my feet? 7Jesus answered and said to him, What I am doing, you do not know now, but later you will understand. 8Then Simon Peter said to him, You will never wash my feet. Jesus said to him, If I do not wash you, you have no part with me. 9Simon Peter said to him, Then, my Lord, wash not only my feet, but also my hands and my head. 10Jesus said to him, He who has bathed does not need except to wash his feet only, for he is already all clean; so you are all clean, but not everyone of you. 11For Jesus knew him who was to betray him; therefore he said, Not everyone of you is clean.

12When he had washed their feet, he put on his robes and sat down; and he said to them, Do you know what I have done to you? 13You call me, our Teacher and our Lord; and what you say is well, for I am. 14If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, how much more should you wash one another’s feet? 15For I have given you this as an example, so that just as I have done to you, you should also do. 16Truly, truly, I say to you, There is no servant who is greater than his master; and no apostle who is greater than he who sent him. 17If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.

18I do not say this concerning all of you, for I know those whom I have chosen; but that the scripture might be fulfilled, He who eats bread with me has lifted up his heel against me. 19I tell you now before it happens, that when it happens, you may believe that I am he. 20Truly, truly, I say to you, He who receives him whom I send, receives me; and he who receives me receives him who sent me.

21Jesus said these things, and he was disturbed in spirit, and testified and said, Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me. 22The disciples then looked at each other, because they did not know concerning whom he spoke. 23Now there was one of his disciples who was leaning on his bosom, the one whom Jesus loved. 24Simon Peter winked at to him, to ask him of whom he spoke. 25So that disciple leaned himself on the breast of Jesus, and said to him, My Lord, who is he? 26Jesus answered and said, The one for whom I dip bread and give to him. So Jesus dipped the bread, and gave it to Judas, the son of Simon of Iscariot. 27And after the bread, Satan took possession of him. So Jesus said to him, What you are going to do, do it soon. 28But no man of those who were sitting at the table understood what he said to him. 29For some of them thought, because the purse was with Judas, that he ordered him to buy what was needed for the feast; or to give something to the poor. 30Judas then received the bread and went outside immediately; it was night when he went out.

31Jesus then said, Now the Son of man is glorified, and God is glorified by him. 32If God is glorified by him, God will also glorify him by himself, and he will glorify him at once. 33My sons, I am with you yet a little while, and you will want me. And just as I said to the Jews, Where I go you cannot come; so now I tell you also. 34A new commandment I give you, that you love one another; just as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35By this every man shall know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another.

36Simon Peter said to him, Our Lord, where are you going? Jesus answered and said to him, Where I go, you cannot follow me now, but you will follow later. 37Simon Peter said to him, My Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will even lay down my life for you. 38Jesus said to him, Will you lay down your life for me? Truly, truly, I say to you, The cock shall not crow, until you have denied me three times.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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