37 (A)Everything that the Father gives Me will come to Me, and the one who comes to Me I certainly will not cast out. 38 For (B)I have come down from heaven, (C)not to do My own will, but (D)the will of Him who (E)sent Me. 39 And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that of (F)everything that He has given Me I will (G)lose nothing, but will (H)raise it up on the last day. 40 For this is the will of My Father, that everyone who (I)sees the Son and (J)believes in Him will have eternal life, and I Myself will (K)raise him up on the last day.”

Words to the Jews

41 (L)So then the Jews were complaining about Him because He said, “I am the bread that (M)came down out of heaven.” 42 And they were saying, “(N)Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother (O)we know? How does He now say, (P)I have come down out of heaven’?” 43 Jesus answered and said to them, “Stop complaining among yourselves. 44 No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me (Q)draws him; and I will (R)raise him up on the last day. 45 It is written (S)in the Prophets: ‘(T)And they shall all be (U)taught of God.’ Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me. 46 (V)Not that anyone has seen the Father, except the One who is from God; He has seen the Father. 47 Truly, truly, I say to you, the one who believes (W)has eternal life. 48 (X)I am the bread of life. 49 (Y)Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died. 50 This is the bread that (Z)comes down out of heaven, so that anyone may eat from it and (AA)not die. 51 (AB)I am the living bread that (AC)came down out of heaven; if anyone eats from this bread, (AD)he will live forever; and the bread which I will give (AE)for the life of the world also is (AF)My flesh.”

52 (AG)Then the Jews (AH)began to argue with one another, saying, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?” 53 So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of (AI)the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves. 54 The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will (AJ)raise him up on the last day. 55 For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink. 56 The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood (AK)remains in Me, and I in him. 57 Just as the (AL)living Father (AM)sent Me, and I live because of the Father, the one who eats Me, he also will live because of Me. 58 This is the bread that (AN)came down out of heaven, not as (AO)the fathers ate and died; the one who eats this bread (AP)will live forever.”

Words to the Disciples

59 These things He said (AQ)in the synagogue as He taught (AR)in Capernaum.

60 So then many of His (AS)disciples, when they heard this, said, “(AT)This statement is very [a]unpleasant; who can listen to it?” 61 But Jesus, (AU)aware that His disciples were complaining about this, said to them, “Is this [b](AV)offensive to you? 62 What then if you see (AW)the Son of Man (AX)ascending to where He was before? 63 (AY)It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh provides no benefit; (AZ)the words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and are life. 64 But there are (BA)some of you who do not believe.” For Jesus (BB)knew from the beginning who they were who did not believe, and (BC)who it was who would [c]betray Him. 65 And He was saying, “For this reason I have (BD)told you that no one can come to Me unless (BE)it has been granted him from the Father.”

Peter’s Confession of Faith

66 As a result of this many of His (BF)disciples (BG)left, and would no longer walk with Him.

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  1. John 6:60 Or hard
  2. John 6:61 Or shocking
  3. John 6:64 Or hand Him over

18 (A)I am not speaking about all of you. I know the ones whom I have (B)chosen; but this is happening (C)so that the Scripture may be fulfilled, ‘(D)He who eats My bread has lifted up his heel against Me.’

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16 (A)You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and (B)bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that (C)whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.

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(A)I have revealed Your name to the men whom (B)You gave Me out of the world; they were (C)Yours and You gave them to Me, and they have (D)followed Your word. Now they have come to know that everything which You have given Me is from You; for (E)the words which You gave Me (F)I have given to them; and they received them and truly understood that (G)I came forth from You, and they believed that (H)You sent Me. (I)I ask on their behalf; (J)I do not ask on behalf of the world, but on the behalf of those whom (K)You have given Me, because (L)they are Yours; 10 and (M)all things that are Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine; and I have been glorified in them. 11 I am no longer going to be in the world; and yet (N)they themselves are in the world, and (O)I am coming to You. (P)Holy Father, keep them in Your name, the name (Q)which You have given Me, so that (R)they may be one just as We are. 12 While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name, (S)which You have given Me; and I guarded them, and (T)not one of them perished except (U)the [a]son of destruction, so that the (V)Scripture would be fulfilled.

The Disciples in the World

13 But now (W)I am coming to You; and (X)these things I speak in the world so that they may have My (Y)joy made full in themselves. 14 I have given them Your word; and (Z)the world has hated them because (AA)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 [b](AB)the evil one. 16 (AC)They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. 17 (AD)Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth. 18 Just as (AE)You sent Me into the world, (AF)I also sent them into the world. 19 And for their sakes I (AG)sanctify Myself, so that they themselves also may be (AH)sanctified (AI)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; (AJ)just as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, (AK)so that the world may [c]believe that (AL)You sent Me.

Disciples’ Future Glory

22 The (AM)glory which You have given Me I also have given to them, so that they may be one, just as We are one; 23 (AN)I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected [d]in unity, so that the world may [e]know that (AO)You sent Me, and You (AP)loved them, just as You loved Me. 24 Father, I desire that (AQ)they also, whom You have given Me, (AR)be with Me where I am, so that they may see My (AS)glory which You have given Me, for You loved Me before (AT)the foundation of the world.

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  1. John 17:12 Heb idiom for one destined to perish
  2. John 17:15 Or evil
  3. John 17:21 Gr tense indicates continually believe
  4. John 17:23 Lit into one
  5. John 17:23 Gr tense indicates continually know

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