17 Jesus spoke these words, lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said: “Father, athe hour has come. Glorify Your Son, that Your Son also may glorify You, 2 bas You have given Him authority over all flesh, that He 1should give eternal life to as many cas You have given Him. 3 And dthis is eternal life, that they may know You, ethe only true God, and Jesus Christ fwhom You have sent. 4 gI have glorified You on the earth. hI have finished the work iwhich You have given Me to do. 5 And now, O Father, glorify Me together 2with Yourself, with the glory jwhich I had with You before the world was.
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