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John 17 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Jesus Prays for Himself
Jesus Prays to God for His Disciples
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:1 - Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:2 - “as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He should[fn] give eternal life to as many as You have given Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:3 - “And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:4 - “I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:5 - “And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.
Jesus Prays for His Disciples
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:6 - “I have manifested Your name to the men whom You have given Me out of the world. They were Yours, You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:7 - “Now they have known that all things which You have given Me are from You.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:8 - “For I have given to them the words which You have given Me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came forth from You; and they have believed that You sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:9 - “I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for those whom You have given Me, for they are Yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:10 - “And all Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine, and I am glorified in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:11 - “Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep through Your name those whom You have given Me,[fn] that they may be one as We are.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:12 - “While I was with them in the world,[fn] I kept them in Your name. Those whom You gave Me I have kept;[fn] and none of them is lost except the son of perdition, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:13 - “But now I come to You, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:14 - “I have given them Your word; and the world has hated them because they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:15 - “I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil one.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:16 - “They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:17 - “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:18 - “As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:19 - “And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also may be sanctified by the truth.
Jesus Prays for All Believers
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:20 - “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will[fn] believe in Me through their word;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:21 - “that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:22 - “And the glory which You gave Me I have given them, that they may be one just as We are one:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:23 - “I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:24 - “Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me; for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:25 - “O righteous Father! The world has not known You, but I have known You; and these have known that You sent Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:26 - “And I have declared to them Your name, and will declare it, that the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
NKJV Footnotes
M-Text reads shall.
NU-Text and M-Text read keep them through Your name which You have given Me.
NU-Text omits in the world.
NU-Text reads in Your name which You gave Me. And I guarded them; (or it;).
NU-Text and M-Text omit will.

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