Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

New American Standard Bible

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

King James Version

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Holman Bible

This is eternal life:
that they may know You, the only true God,
and the One You have sent—Jesus Christ.

A Conservative Version

And this is eternal life, that they should know thee the only TRUE God, and Jesus Christ whom thou sent.

American Standard Version

And this is life eternal, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou didst send, even Jesus Christ.

Amplified

And this is eternal life: [it means] to know (to perceive, recognize, become acquainted with, and understand) You, the only true and real God, and [likewise] to know Him, Jesus [as the] Christ (the Anointed One, the Messiah), Whom You have sent.

An Understandable Version

And this is never ending life; that people may know you [as] the only true God, and Jesus Christ, the One whom you have sent.

Anderson New Testament

And this is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou has sent.

Bible in Basic English

And this is eternal life: to have knowledge of you, the only true God, and of him whom you have sent, even Jesus Christ.

Common New Testament

And this is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and this is life eternal, to acknowledge thee to be the only true God, and Jesus to be the Messiah whom thou hast sent.

Darby Translation

And this is the eternal life, that they should know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

Godbey New Testament

But this is eternal life, that they know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou didst send.

Goodspeed New Testament

And eternal life means knowing you as the only true God, and knowing Jesus your messenger as Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

And this is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

Julia Smith Translation

And this is eternal life, that they might know thee the only true God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

King James 2000

And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

Modern King James verseion

And this is life eternal, that they might know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

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

Montgomery New Testament

And this is eternal life, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

NET Bible

Now this is eternal life -- that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you sent.

New Heart English Bible

This is eternal life, that they may know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.

Noyes New Testament

And this is the everlasting life, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou didst send.

Sawyer New Testament

And this is the eternal life; that they shall know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

The Emphasized Bible

And, this, is the age-abiding life, That they get to know thee, the only real God, and him whom thou didst send, Jesus Christ.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and this is eternal life, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou hast sent, Jesus, the Messiah.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And the Immortal Life is this--to know thee the one true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou has sent as thy Messenger.

Webster

And this is life eternal, that they may know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

Weymouth New Testament

And in this consists the Life of the Ages--in knowing Thee the only true God and Jesus Christ whom Thou hast sent.

Williams New Testament

Now eternal life means knowing you as the only true God and knowing Jesus your messenger as Christ.

World English Bible

This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.

Worrell New Testament

And this is the eternal life, that they know Thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ Whom Thou didst send.

Worsley New Testament

and this is life eternal, to know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom thou hast sent.

Youngs Literal Translation

and this is the life age-during, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and him whom Thou didst send -- Jesus Christ;

Verse Picture

Themes

Christianity » Characteristics of » 15 an assurance of immortality

Deathless » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Declaration » Jesus Christ declaring God the father

Disciples/apostles » Why the world hates Christ’s disciples

Eternal » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Eternal life » What is eternal life

Everlasting » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Giving and gifts » Those that God the father gave to jesus Christ

Glory » God the father giving jesus Christ glory

Glory » Who the lord glorifies

Glory » God the father being glorified in God the son (jesus Christ)

God » Is declared to be » TRUE

Hate » Who the world hates

Hate » Why the world hates jesus Christ and those that believe in him

Jesus Christ » What jesus Christ speaks

Jesus Christ » Jesus Christ doing the will of God the father

Jesus Christ » Jesus Christ existing before all things

Jesus Christ » Who jesus Christ is in

Jesus Christ » Jesus Christ and God the father being in each other

Jesus Christ » Jesus Christ, God the father, and the holy spirit being one

Judas » Foretold

Knowledge » God the father and jesus Christ knowing each other

Knowledge » Spiritual knowledge, general references to » Leads to eternal life

Life » Spiritual

Life » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Eternal life » Conditions of receiving » Knowledge of God

Eternal life » To know God and Christ is

Losing and things lost » Who is not lost

Love » God the father and jesus Christ loving each other

Manifestation » Who jesus Christ manifested God’s name to

Power » Jesus Christ being given power

the Reward of saints » Described as » Everlasting life

Sanctification » The lord sanctifying

Spiritual » Knowledge » Leads to eternal life

The word of God » Who jesus Christ gives the word of God to

Unity » Who is united in Christ

Unity of God » Asserted by » Christ

Unity of God » The knowledge of, necessary to eternal life

Will of God » Jesus Christ doing the will of God the father

World » Who the world hates

World » Why the world hates jesus Christ and those that believe in him

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

αἰώνιος 
Aionios 
Usage: 47

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

the only
μόνος 
Monos 
only, alone, by self
Usage: 30

ἀληθινός 
Alethinos 
Usage: 16

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

Images John 17:3

Prayers for John 17:3

Context Readings

Jesus Prays To Be Glorified

2 For you have given him authority over all humanity so that he might give eternal life to all those you gave him. 3 And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah. 4 I glorified you on earth by completing the task you gave me to do.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.

John 3:17

Because God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world would be saved through him.

John 17:25

"Righteous Father, the world has never known you. Yet I have known you, and these men have known that you sent me.

Isaiah 53:11

Out of the suffering of his soul he will see light and find satisfaction. And through his knowledge his servant, the righteous one, will make many righteous, and he will bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 61:1

"The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed and to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives, and release from darkness for the prisoners;

Jeremiah 10:10

The LORD is the true God; he's the living God and the everlasting king. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us pursue knowledge of the LORD; his coming is as certain as the dawn. He will come to us like the rain, like the autumn and spring rains come on the earth.

John 3:34

The one whom God sent speaks the words of God, because God does not give the Spirit in limited measure to him.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For people keep telling us what kind of welcome you gave us and how you turned away from idols to serve a living and true God

1 Chronicles 28:9

"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.

2 Chronicles 15:3

"Listen to me, Asa, Judah, and Benjamin! The LORD is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will allow you to find him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you. Israel lived for years without the true God, priests to teach them, and the Law,

Psalm 9:10

Those who know your name will trust you, for you have not forsaken those who seek you, LORD.

Isaiah 48:16

Draw near to me, and listen to this: "From the beginning I haven't spoken in secret; at the time it happened, I was there.' And now the LORD God, and his Spirit, has sent me.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the LORD says: "The wise man is not to boast in his wisdom; the strong man is not to boast in his strength; and the rich man is not to boast in his riches.

Jeremiah 31:33-34

"Rather, this is the covenant that I'll make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD. "I'll put my Law within them and will write it on their hearts. I'll be their God and they will be my people.

Mark 9:37

"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

Luke 9:48

Then he told them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, because the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest."

John 5:36-37

"But I have a greater testimony than John's, because the actions that the Father has given me to complete the very actions that I am doing testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.

John 5:44

How can you believe when you accept each other's praise and do not look for the praise that comes from the only God?

John 6:27-29

Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."

John 6:57

Just as the living Father sent me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on me will also live because of me.

John 7:29

I know him because I've come from him, and he sent me."

John 8:19

Then they asked him, "Where is this Father of yours?"

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, "If I were trying to glorify myself, my glory would mean nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say, "He is our God.'

John 10:36

how can you say to the one whom the Father has consecrated and sent into the world, "You're blaspheming,' because I said, "I'm the Son of God'?

John 11:42

Then Jesus looked upward and said, "Father, I thank you for hearing me. I know that you always hear me, but I have said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so that they may believe that you sent me."

John 12:49-50

because I haven't spoken on my own authority. Instead, the Father who sent me has himself commanded me what to say and how to speak.

John 14:9-10

"Have I been with you all this time, Philip, and you still do not know me?" Jesus asked him. "The person who has seen me has seen the Father. So how can you say, "Show us the Father'?

John 14:26

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and remind you of everything that I have told you.

John 17:8

because the words that you gave me I passed on to them. They have received them and know for sure that I came from you. They have believed that you sent me.

John 17:21

so that they may all be one. Just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be one in us, so that the world may believe that you sent me.

John 17:23

I am in them, and you are in me. May they be completely one, so that the world may know that you sent me and that you have loved them as you loved me.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Now concerning eating food offered to idols: We know that no idol is real in this world and that there is only one God.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

in blazing fire. He will take revenge on those who do not know God and on those who refuse to obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.

1 Timothy 6:15-16

At the right time, he will make him known. God is the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords.

Hebrews 8:11-12

Never again will everyone teach his neighbor or his brother by saying, "Know the Lord,' because all of them will know me, from the least important to the most important.

1 John 4:6

We belong to God. The person who knows God listens to us. Whoever does not belong to God does not listen to us. This is how we know the Spirit of truth and the spirit of deceit.

1 John 4:14-15

We have seen for ourselves and can testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.

1 John 5:11-12

This is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is found in his Son.

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