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John 17:4-12 New King James Version (NKJV)

I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. And now, O Father, glorify Me together [a]with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.

Jesus Prays for His Disciples

“I have [b]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. Now they have known that all things which You have given Me are from You. 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.

“I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for those whom You have given Me, for they are Yours. 10 And all Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine, and I am glorified in them. 11 Now I am no longer in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep[c] through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We are. 12 While I was with them [d]in the world, I kept them in [e]Your name. Those whom You gave Me I have kept; and none of them is [f]lost except the son of [g]perdition, that the Scripture might be fulfilled.


  1. John 17:5 Lit. alongside
  2. John 17:6 revealed
  3. John 17:11 NU, M keep them through Your name which You have given Me
  4. John 17:12 NU omits in the world
  5. John 17:12 NU Your name which You gave Me. And I guarded them; (or it;)
  6. John 17:12 destroyed
  7. John 17:12 destruction
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Yochanan 17:4-12 Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)

I have given You kavod on ha’aretz, having completed the melakhah which You have given me, that I should do.

And now give me kavod, Avi, along with Yourself with the kavod which I was having with You before HaOlam came to be [Yn 1:1 3; Prov 8:30; 30:4].

I manifested Shemecha to the Bnei Adam whom You gave me out of the Olam Hazeh. They were Yours and to me You gave them, and regarding the dvar of You they have been shomer.

Now they have da’as that all things whatsoever You have given to me are from You.

Because the dvarim which You gave me, of these I have been shomer, and they received them, and they have da’as beemes that from You I came forth, and they have emunah that You sent me.

I make a bakosha (petition, request) concerning them, I do not make a bakosha concerning the Olam Hazeh, but concerning the Ones You have given me, because they are Yours.

10 And all things that are mine are Yours, and Your things are mine, and I have been given kavod in them.

11 And I am no longer in the Olam Hazeh, but they are in the Olam Hazeh, and I am coming to You, Avi HaKadosh. Be shomer over them in Shmecha, which You have given me, that they may be Echad as we are Echad. [Ps 133:1; Dt 6:4; Gn 2:24]

12 When I was with them, I was keeping them in the Shem of You, which You have given me, and I kept shomer, and none of them perished or was lost, except the Ben HaAvaddon (the Son of Destruction, Perdition, the state of final spiritual ruin, Gehinnom), that the Kitvei Hakodesh might be fulfilled. [TEHILLIM 24:22; 41:9; 109:4,5,7,8]

Orthodox Jewish Bible (OJB)

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