John 17:6-19 NLT

6 "I have told these men about you. They were in the world, but then you gave them to me. Actually, they were always yours, and you gave them to me; and they have kept your word.
7 Now they know that everything I have is a gift from you,
8 for I have passed on to them the words you gave me; and they accepted them and know that I came from you, and they believe you sent me."
9 "My prayer is not for the world, but for those you have given me, because they belong to you.
10 And all of them, since they are mine, belong to you; and you have given them back to me, so they are my glory!
11 Now I am departing the world; I am leaving them behind and coming to you. Holy Father, keep them and care for them -- all those you have given me -- so that they will be united just as we are.
12 During my time here, I have kept them safe. a I guarded them so that not one was lost, except the one headed for destruction, as the Scriptures foretold."

References for John 17:12

    • ¬ 17:12 - Greek <I>I have kept in your name those whom you have given me.</I>
      13 "And now I am coming to you. I have told them many things while I was with them so they would be filled with my joy.
      14 I have given them your word. And the world hates them because they do not belong to the world, just as I do not.
      15 I'm not asking you to take them out of the world, but to keep them safe from the evil one.
      16 They are not part of this world any more than I am.
      17 Make them pure and holy by teaching them your words of truth.
      18 As you sent me into the world, I am sending them into the world.
      19 And I give myself entirely to you so they also might be entirely yours."