Christ changes water into wine. He casts the seller out of
1 And the third day there was a marriage in Cana, of Galilee: and the mother
of Jesus was there.
2 And Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the marriage.
3 And wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him: They have no wine.
4 Jesus saith to her: Woman, what is it to me and to thee? my hour is not
5 His mother saith to the waiters: Whatever he shall say to you, do ye.
6 Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner
of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three measures a-piece.
7 Jesus saith to them: Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them
up to the brim.
8 And Jesus saith to them: Draw out now, and carry to the chief steward
of the feast. And they carried it.
9 And when the chief steward had tasted the water make wine, and knew not
whence it was, but the waiters knew who had drawn the water, the chief steward calleth the bridegroom,
10 And saith to him: Every man at first setteth forth good wine, and when
men have well drunk, that that which is worse: But thou hast kept the good wine until now.
11 This beginning of the miracles did Jesus in Cana, of Galilee: and he
manifested his glory, and his disciples believed in him.
12 After this, he went down to Capharnaum, he and his mother, and his brethren,
and his disciples: and they remained there not many days.
13 And the Pasch of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem:
14 And he found in the temple those that sold oxen, and sheep, and doves,
and the changers of mony sitting.
15 And when he had made a scourge of little cords, he drove them all out
of the temple, the sheep also and the oxen, and he poured out the changers' money, and the tables he overthrew.
16 And he said to them that sold doves: Take these things hence, make not
the house of my Father a house of traffic.
17 And his disciples remembered that it was written: *The zeal of thy house
hath eaten me up.
18 The Jews therefore answered, and said to him" What sign dost thou shew
to us, seeing thou dost these things?
19 Jesus answered, and said to them: *Destroy this temple, and in three
days I will raise it up.
20 The Jews then said: Six and forty years was this temple in building,
and wilt thou raise it up in three days?
21 But he spoke of the temple of his body.
22 When, therefore, he was risen again from the dead, his disciples remembered
that he had said this, *and they believed the Scripture, and the word that Jesus had said.
23 Now when he was at Jerusalem, at the Pasch, upon the festival day, many
believed in his name, seeing his miracles, which he did.
24 But Jesus did not trust himself to them, because he knew all men.
25 And because he needed not that any should give testimony of man: for
he knew what was in man.
17: Psalm lxviii. 10.
19: Matthew xxvi. 61. and xxvii. 40.; Mark xiv. 58. and xv. 29.
22: Psalm iii. 6. and lvi. 9.