The Disciples in the World

13 But now (A)I am coming to You; and (B)these things I speak in the world so that they may have My (C)joy made full in themselves. 14 I have given them Your word; and (D)the world has hated them because (E)they are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. 15 I am not asking You to take them out of the world, but to keep them away from [a](F)the evil one. 16 (G)They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. 17 (H)Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth. 18 Just as (I)You sent Me into the world, (J)I also sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I (K)sanctify Myself, so that they themselves also may be (L)sanctified (M)in truth.

20 “I am not asking on behalf of these alone, but also for those who believe in Me through their word, 21 that they may all be one; (N)just as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, (O)so that the world may [b]believe that (P)You sent Me.

Disciples’ Future Glory

22 The (Q)glory which You have given Me I also have given to them, so that they may be one, just as We are one; 23 (R)I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected [c]in unity, so that the world may [d]know that (S)You sent Me, and You (T)loved them, just as You loved Me. 24 Father, I desire that (U)they also, whom You have given Me, (V)be with Me where I am, so that they may see My (W)glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before (X)the foundation of the world.

25 (Y)Righteous Father, [e]although (Z)the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that (AA)You sent Me; 26 and (AB)I have made Your name known to them, and will make it known, so that (AC)the love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”

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  1. John 17:15 Or evil
  2. John 17:21 Gr tense indicates continually believe
  3. John 17:23 Lit into one
  4. John 17:23 Gr tense indicates continually know
  5. John 17:25 Lit even the world

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