And they came unto John and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan of whom thou gave witness, behold, the same baptizes, and all men come to him.
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.
But there remained two of the men in the camp, the name of the one was Eldad and the name of the other Medad, upon whom the spirit also rested; and they were of those that were written, but they had not gone unto the tabernacle; and they began to prophesy in the camp.
Again, I considered all travail and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour. This is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
I have sworn by myself; the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow; every tongue shall swear.
and greetings in the markets and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.
That Word was the true Light, which lightens every man that comes into this world.
John bore witness of him and cried, saying, This is he of whom I spoke, He that comes after me is preferred before me, for he was before me.
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water, but there stands one among you, whom ye know not;
the same came to Jesus by night and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that thou doest unless God is with him.
If we let him thus alone, everyone will believe on him, and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and the nation.
Moreover ye see and hear, that not alone at Ephesus, but almost throughout all Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away many people, saying that they are not gods which are made with hands
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?
idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
As many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of the Christ.
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.
Do ye think that the scripture says in vain, The spirit that dwells in us lusts to envy?