Click to Change

Return to Top

Return to Top

Printer Icon


Copy Options
Format by: Verse Paragraph
Red Letter
Audio Bibles
The Blue Letter Bible

John 17 :: New International Version (NIV)

Choose a new font size and typeface
Audio Bibles

Jesus Prays to Be Glorified

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:1 - After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:2 - For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:3 - Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:4 - I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:5 - And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.

Jesus Prays for His Disciples

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:6 - “I have revealed you[fn] to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:7 - Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:8 - For I gave them the words you gave me and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:9 - I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:10 - All I have is yours, and all you have is mine. And glory has come to me through them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:11 - I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect them by the power of[fn] your name, the name you gave me, so that they may be one as we are one.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:12 - While I was with them, I protected them and kept them safe by[fn] that name you gave me. None has been lost except the one doomed to destruction so that Scripture would be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:13 - “I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have the full measure of my joy within them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:14 - I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:15 - My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:16 - They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:17 - Sanctify them by[fn] the truth; your word is truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:18 - As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:19 - For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.

Jesus Prays for All Believers

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:20 - “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:21 - that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:22 - I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one—
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:23 - I in them and you in me—so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:24 - “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:25 - “Righteous Father, though the world does not know you, I know you, and they know that you have sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - I have made you[fn] known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”
NIV Footnotes
Greek your name
Or Father, keep them faithful to
Or kept them faithful to
Or them to live in accordance with
Greek your name

Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.®
Used by Permission of Biblica, Inc.® All rights reserved worldwide.

See detailed copyright information.

For more information on this translation, see the NIV Preface.

BLB Searches
Search the Bible

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval

Daily Devotionals

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan