23 I will appoint over them a single shepherd, My servant David, and he will shepherd them. He will tend them himself and will be their shepherd.(A)

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24 My servant David will be king over them, and there will be one shepherd for all of them.(A) They will follow My ordinances, and keep My statutes and obey them.(B)

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52 and not for the nation only, but also to unite the scattered children(A) of God.

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11 I am no longer in the world,
but they are in the world,
and I am coming to You.(A)
Holy(B) Father,
protect[a] them by Your name(C)
that You have given Me,
so that they may be one(D) as We are(E) one.

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  1. John 17:11 Lit keep (throughout this passage)

Jesus Prays for All Believers

20 I pray not only for these,
but also for those who believe in Me
through their message.
21 May they all be one,(A)
as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You.(B)
May they also be one[a] in Us,
so the world may believe You sent Me.
22 I have given them the glory(C) You have given Me.
May they be one as We are one.

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  1. John 17:21 Other mss omit one

Unity in Christ

11 So then, remember that at one time you were Gentiles in the flesh—called “the uncircumcised” by those called “the circumcised,”(A) which is done in the flesh by human hands.(B) 12 At that time you were without the Messiah, excluded from the citizenship of Israel, and foreigners to the covenants of the promise,(C) without hope(D) and without God in the world. 13 But now in Christ Jesus, you who were far away have been brought near by the blood(E) of the Messiah. 14 For He is our peace, who made both groups one(F) and tore down the dividing wall of hostility. In His flesh, 15 He made of no effect the law consisting of commands and expressed in regulations, so that He might create(G) in Himself one(H) new man from the two, resulting in peace. 16 He did this so that He might reconcile both to God in one body(I) through the cross and put the hostility to death by it.[a] 17 When the Messiah came, He proclaimed the good news(J) of peace to you who were far away and peace to those who were near.(K) 18 For through Him we both have access(L) by one Spirit to the Father.(M) 19 So then you are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with the saints, and members of God’s household,

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  1. Ephesians 2:16 Or death in Himself

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