15 My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.(A) 16 They are not of the world, even as I am not of it.(B) 17 Sanctify them by[a] the truth; your word is truth.(C) 18 As you sent me into the world,(D) I have sent them into the world.(E) 19 For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.(F)

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  1. John 17:17 Or them to live in accordance with