John 17

The High Priestly Prayer

Jesus spoke these things; and a lifting up His eyes to heaven, He said, Father, the hour has come; b glorify Your Son, that the Son may glorify You, even as c You gave Him authority over all flesh, that d to
Lit everything that You have given Him, to them He may
all whom You have given Him, f He may give eternal life.
This is eternal life, that they may know You, g the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom h You have sent. i I glorified You on the earth
Or by accomplishing
,
k having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do.
Now, Father, l glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had m with You before the world was.

n I have manifested Your name to the men whom o You gave Me out of the world; they were p Yours and You gave them to Me, and they have q kept Your word. Now they have come to know that everything You have given Me is from You; for r the words which You gave Me s I have given to them; and they received them and truly understood that t I came forth from You, and they believed that u You sent Me. v I ask on their behalf; w I do not ask on behalf of the world, but of those whom x You have given Me; for y they are Yours; 10 and z all things that are Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine; and I have been glorified in them. 11 I am no longer in the world; and yet aa they themselves are in the world, and ab I come to You. ac Holy Father, keep them in Your name, the name ad which You have given Me, that ae they may be one even as We are. 12 While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name af which You have given Me; and I guarded them and ag not one of them perished but ah the
Heb idiom for one destined to perish
son of perdition, so that the aj Scripture would be fulfilled.

The Disciples in the World

13 But now ak I come to You; and al these things I speak in the world so that they may have My am joy made full in themselves. 14 I have given them Your word; and an the world has hated them, because ao they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 15 I do not ask You to take them out of the world, but to keep them
Or out of the power of
from
Or evil
,
ar the evil one.
16  as They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. 17  at Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth. 18 “As au You sent Me into the world, av I also have sent them into the world. 19 For their sakes I aw sanctify Myself, that they themselves also may be ax sanctified ay in truth.

20 I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; 21 that they may all be one; az even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, ba so that the world may
Gr tense indicates continually believe
believe that bc You sent Me.

Their Future Glory

22 “The bd glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one; 23  be I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected
Lit into one
in unity, so that the world may
Gr tense indicates continually know
know that bh You sent Me, and bi loved them, even as You have loved Me.
24 Father, I desire that bj they also, whom You have given Me, bk be with Me where I am, so that they may see My bl glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before bm the foundation of the world.

25 “O bn righteous Father,
Lit even the world
although bp the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that bq You sent Me;
26 and br I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that bs the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
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