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1   So Jesus spoke; then, lifting his eyes to heaven, he said: “Father, the time has now come; glorify thy Son that thy Son may glorify thee,

2   since thou hast granted him power over all flesh to give eternal life to all whom thou hast given to him.

3   And this is eternal life, that they know thee, the only real God, and him whom thou hast sent, even Jesus Christ.

4   I have glorified thee on earth by accomplishing the work thou gavest me to do;

5  now, Father, glorify me in thy presence with the glory which I enjoyed in thy presence before the world began.

6   I have made thy Name known to the men whom thou hast given to me from the world (thine they were, and thou gavest them to me), and they have held to thy word.

7   They know now that whatever thou hast given me comes from thee,

8   for I have given them the words thou gavest me and they have received them; they are now sure that I came from thee and believe that thou didst send me.

9    I pray for them — not for the world but for those whom thou hast given me do I pray; for they are thine

10  (all mine is thine and thine is mine), and I am glorified in them.

11  I am to be in the world no longer, but they are to be in the world; I come to thee. Holy Father, keep them by the power of thy Name which thou hast given me, that they may be one as we are one.

12  When I was with them, I kept them by the power of thy Name which thou hast given me; I guarded them, and not one of them perished — only the son of perdition, that the scripture might be fulfilled.

13  But now I come to thee (I speak thus in the world that they may have my joy complete within them).

14  I have given them thy word, and the world has hated them because they do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.

15  I pray not that thou wilt take them out of the world, but that thou wilt keep them from the evil one.

16  They do not belong to the world any more than I belong to the world.

17  Consecrate them by thy truth: thy word is truth.

18  As thou hast sent me into the world, so have I sent them into the world,

19  and for their sake I consecrate myself that they may be consecrated by the truth.

20  Nor do I pray for them alone, but for all who believe in me by their spoken word;

21  may they all be one! As thou, Father, art in me and I in thee, so may they be in us — that the world may believe thou hast sent me.

22  Yea, I have given them the glory thou gavest me, that they may be one as we are one –

23  I in them and thou in me — that they may be made perfectly one, so that the world may recognize that thou hast sent me and hast loved them as thou hast loved me.

24  Father, it is my will that these, thy gift to me, may be beside me where I am, to behold my glory which thou hast given me, because thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.

25  O just Father, though the world has not known thee, I have known thee, and they have known that thou hast sent me; so have I declared, so will I declare, thy Name to them, that the love with which thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them.”

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