John 17:2-11 NIV

2 For you granted him authority over all people1 that he might give eternal life2 to all those you have given him.3

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3 Now this is eternal life: that they may know you,4 the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.5

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      4 I have brought you glory6 on earth by completing the work you gave me to do.7

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      Jesus Prays for His Disciples

      5 And now, Father, glorify me8 in your presence with the glory I had with you9 before the world began.10

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          6 "I have revealed youa11 to those whom you gave me12 out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word.

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            • a 17:6 - Greek "your name"; also in verse 26
              7 Now they know that everything you have given me comes from you.
              8 For I gave them the words you gave me13 and they accepted them. They knew with certainty that I came from you,14 and they believed that you sent me.15

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                  9 I pray for them.16 I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me,17 for they are yours.

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                      10 All I have is yours, and all you have is mine.18 And glory has come to me through them.

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                      11 I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world,19 and I am coming to you.20 Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name--the name you gave me--so that they may be one21 as we are one.22

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