John 17:3-4

3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.

John 17:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
ESV
3 And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.
NLT
3 And this is the way to have eternal life—to know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the one you sent to earth.
MSG
3 And this is the real and eternal life: That they know you, The one and only true God, And Jesus Christ, whom you sent.
CSB
3 This is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and the One You have sent-Jesus Christ.

John 17:3-4 In-Context

1 After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.
2 For you granted him authority over all people that he might give eternal life to all those you have given him.
3 Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
4 I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.
5 And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.
6 “I have revealed you to those whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours; you gave them to me and they have obeyed your word.

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Philippians 3:8
  • 2. ver 8,18,21,23,25; S John 3:17
  • 3. John 13:31
  • 4. S John 19:30; John 4:34
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