Christ prayeth to his Father to glorify him,
John 17:1 These things spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to the heaven, and said'Father, the hour hath come, glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee, John 17:2 according as Thou didst give to him authority over all flesh, thatall that Thou hast given to himhe may give to them life age-during; John 17:3 and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst sendJesus Christ; John 17:4 I did glorify Thee on the earth, the work I did finish that Thou hast given me, that I may do [it]. John 17:5 'And now, glorify me, Thou Father, with Thyself, with the glory that I had before the world was, with Thee;
to preserve his Apostles,
John 17:6 I did manifest Thy name to the men whom Thou hast given to me out of the world; Thine they were, and to me Thou hast given them, and Thy word they have kept; John 17:7 now they have known that all things, as many as Thou hast given to me, are from Thee, John 17:8 because the sayings that Thou hast given to me, I have given to them, and they themselves received, and have known truly, that from Thee I came forth, and they did believe that Thou didst send me. John 17:9 'I ask in regard to them; not in regard to the world do I ask, but in regard to those whom Thou hast given to me, because Thine they are, John 17:10 and all mine are Thine, and Thine [are] mine, and I have been glorified in them;
John 17:11 and no more am I in the world, and these are in the world, and I come unto Thee. Holy Father, keep them in Thy name, whom Thou hast given to me, that they may be one as we; John 17:12 when I was with them in the world, I was keeping them in Thy name; those whom Thou hast given to me I did guard, and none of them was destroyed, except the son of the destruction, that the Writing may be fulfilled. John 17:13 'And now unto Thee I come, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves; John 17:14 I have given to them Thy word, and the world did hate them, because they are not of the world, as I am not of the world; John 17:15 I do not ask that Thou mayest take them out of the world, but that Thou mayest keep them out of the evil. John 17:16 'Of the world they are not, as I of the world am not;
John 17:17 sanctify them in Thy truth, Thy word is truth; John 17:18 as Thou didst send me to the world, I also did send them to the world; John 17:19 and for them do I sanctify myself, that they also themselves may be sanctified in truth.
to glorify them, and all other believers with him in heaven.
John 17:20 'And not in regard to these alone do I ask, but also in regard to those who shall be believing, through their word, in me; John 17:21 that they all may be one, as Thou Father [art] in me, and I in Thee; that they also in us may be one, that the world may believe that Thou didst send me. John 17:22 'And I, the glory that thou hast given to me, have given to them, that they may be one as we are one; John 17:23 I in them, and Thou in me, that they may be perfected into one, and that the world may know that Thou didst send me, and didst love them as Thou didst love me. John 17:24 'Father, those whom Thou hast given to me, I will that where I am they also may be with me, that they may behold my glory that Thou didst give to me, because Thou didst love me before the foundation of the world. John 17:25 'Righteous Father, also the world did not know Thee, and I knew Thee, and these have known that Thou didst send me, John 17:26 and I made known to them Thy name, and will make known, that the love with which Thou lovedst me in them may be, and I in them.'