17 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,2 as You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He[a]should give eternal life to as manyas You have given Him.3 Andthis is eternal life, that they may know You,the only true God, and Jesus Christwhom You have sent.4 I have glorified You on the earth.I have finished the workwhich You have given Me to do.5 And now, O Father, glorify Me together[b]with Yourself, with the glorywhich I had with You before the world was.
Jesus Prays for His Disciples
6 “I have[c]manifested Your name to the menwhom You have given Me out of the world.They were Yours, You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word.7 Now they have known that all things which You have given Me are from You.8 For I have given to them the wordswhich You have given Me; and they have received them,and have known surely that I came forth from You; and they have believed thatYou sent Me.
9 “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, andYours 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[d]through Your name those whom You have given Me, that they may be oneas We are.12 While I was with them[e]in the world,I kept them in[f]Your name. Those whom You gave Me I have kept; andnone of them is[g]lostexcept the son of[h]perdition,that the Scripture might be fulfilled.13 But now I come to You, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in themselves.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.15 I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, butthat You should keep them from the evil one.16 They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.17 Sanctify[i]them by Your truth.Your word is truth.
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