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.18 As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world.19 Andfor their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also may be sanctified by the truth.
Jesus Prays for All Believers
20 “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who[j]will believe in Me through their word;21 that they all may be one, asYou, Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me.22 And theglory which You gave Me I have given them,that they may be one just as We are one:23 I in them, and You in Me;that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.
24 “Father, I desire that they also whom You gave Me may be with Me where I am, that they may behold My glory which You have given Me;for You loved Me before the foundation of the world.25 O righteous Father!The world has not known You, butI have known You; andthese have known that You sent Me.26 And I have declared to them Your name, and will declare it, that the lovewith which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them.”
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
For the best Bible Gateway experience, upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus. For less than the cost of a latte each month, you'll gain access to a vast digital Bible study library and reduced banner ads to minimize distractions from God's Word. Try it free for 30 days!