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John 17:15 DBY

15 I do not demand that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them out of evil.

Study tools for John 17:15

  • a 17:2 - Exousia: see Note a, ch. 10.18.
  • b 17:3 - I add the article, because it throws the emphasis on 'eternal,' as in the Greek.
  • c 17:5 - 'Along with' as to presence and place.
  • d 17:6 - Phanero, as chs. 2.11; 9.3; 21.1,14.
  • e 17:8 - Rhema, the divine communications, see Note, v. 14.
  • f 17:8 - Objective knowledge.
  • g 17:12 - 'Perished' and 'perdition' are verb and noun from one Greek root: they show what Judas belonged to.
  • h 17:17 - Logos: the word of God in testimony, see 1Cor. 1.5, distinct from Rhema, the divine communications, ver. 8.
  • i 17:19 - Or 'in' or 'in the power of truth.' En: see Matt. 3.11.
  • j 17:20 - Eis: see Note, 2Tim. 1.12.
  • k 17:25 - Or 'of the world righteous Father! -- And,' &c.