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Jesus Prays for Himself

17 Jesus spoke these things, looked up to heaven, and said:


the hour has come.

Glorify Your Son

so that the Son h may glorify You, i

for You gave Him authority

over all flesh; j k

so He may give eternal life l

to all You have given Him. m

This is eternal life:

that they may know You, the only n true o God,

and the One You have sent p—Jesus Christ. q

I have glorified You on the earth

by completing the work You gave Me to do.

Now, Father, r glorify Me in Your presence

with that glory s I had with You

before the world existed. t

Jesus Prays for His Disciples

I have revealed Your name u

to the men You gave Me v from the world. w

They were Yours, You gave them to Me, x

and they have kept Your word. y

Now they know that all things

You have given to Me are from You,

because the words that You gave Me, z

I have given them.

They have received them

and have known for certain

that I came from You. a

They have believed that You sent Me.

I pray b for them.

I am not praying for the * world

but for those You have given Me, c

because they are Yours.

10 Everything I have is Yours,

and everything You have is Mine, d

and I have been glorified in them.

11 I am no longer in the world,

but they are in the world,

and I am coming to You. e

Holy f Father,

protect g them by Your name h

that You have given Me,

so that they may be one i as We are j one.

12 While I was with them,

I was protecting them by Your name

that You have given Me.

I guarded k them and not one of them is lost,

except the son of destruction, l

so that the Scripture m may be fulfilled. n

13 Now I am coming to You,

and I speak these things in the world

so that they may have My joy completed in them.

14 I have given them Your word.

The world hated o them

because they are not of the world, p

as I am not of the world. q

15 I am not praying

that You take them out of the world

but that You protect them from the evil one. r

16 They are not of the world,

as I am not of the world. s

17 * Sanctify t u them by the truth; v

Your word is truth.

18 As You sent Me into the world, w

I also have sent them into the world.

19 I sanctify Myself for them,

so they also may be sanctified by the truth.

Jesus Prays for All Believers

20 I pray not only for these,

but also for those who believe in Me

through their message.

21 May they all be one, x

as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You. y

May they also be one z in Us,

so the world may believe You sent Me.

22 I have given them the glory a You have given Me.

May they be one as We are one.

23 I am in them and You are in Me. b

May they be made completely one,

so the world may know You have sent Me

and have loved c them as You have loved Me. d

24 Father,

I desire those You have given Me

to be with Me where I am. e

Then they will see My glory,

which You have given Me

because You loved Me before the world’s foundation.

25 Righteous Father!

The world has not known You.

However, I have known You, f

and these have known that You sent Me.

26 I made Your name g known to them

and will make it known,

so the love You have loved Me with

may be in them and I may be in them. h


About The Holman Christian Standard Bible

The complete Holman Christian Standard Bible® is now available for the first time ever! More than fifteen years in the making, crafted by the shared expertise of nearly a hundred conservative scholars and English stylists, the Holman CSB® sets the standard in painstaking biblical accuracy and pure literary form.

Accurate, yet highly readable, it's a translation committed to leaving both the grace and gravity of the original languages intact while carefully creating a smooth flow of wording for the reader.

Stylistically, this inaugural edition contributes to the clarity of the written Word, arranging the poetic portions of the Scripture into complete lines of thought, and revering God's presence on each page by capitalizing all the pronouns that refer to Him.

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