John 17:20-23

20 "I do not 1ask for these only, but also for those 2who will believe in me through their word,
21 3that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that 4they also may be in 5us, so that the world 6may believe that you have sent me.
22 7The glory that you have given me 8I have given to them, 9that they may be one even as we are one,
23 10I in them and you in me, 11that they may become perfectly one, 12so that the world may know that you sent me and 13loved them even as 14you loved me.

John 17:20-23 In-Context

18 As you sent me into the world, so I have sent them into the world.
19 And for their sake I consecrate myself, that they also may be sanctified in truth.
20 "I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word,
21 that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.
22 The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one,
23 I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.
24 Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.
25 O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that you have sent me.

Cross References 14

  • 1. ver. 9
  • 2. [John 4:39; Romans 10:14; 1 Corinthians 3:5]
  • 3. See ver. 11; [1 Corinthians 6:17]
  • 4. 1 John 1:3; 1 John 3:24; 1 John 5:20
  • 5. John 14:23
  • 6. See ver. 8
  • 7. ver. 24; [John 1:14; Luke 9:26]
  • 8. Romans 8:30
  • 9. [See ver. 21 above]
  • 10. ver. 26; John 14:20; Romans 8:10; 2 Corinthians 13:5
  • 11. 1 John 2:5; [Colossians 3:14; 1 John 4:12, 17]
  • 12. ver. 21; John 14:31
  • 13. John 16:27
  • 14. ver. 24, 26; See John 5:20