Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

International Standard Version

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

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.

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 As you have given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as you have given him. 3  And this is life eternal, that they might know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. 4 I have glorified you on the earth: I have finished the work which you gave me to do.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

John 3:17

For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 17:25

O righteous Father, the world has not known you: but I have known you, and these have known that you have sent me.

Isaiah 53:11

He shall see the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to endure his indignation.

Hosea 6:3

Let us know, let us press on to know the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God: for God gives not the Spirit by measure unto him.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves show of us what manner of welcome we had unto you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

2 Chronicles 15:3

Now for a long time Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.

Psalm 9:10

And they that know your name will put their trust in you: for you, LORD, have not forsaken them that seek you.

Isaiah 48:16

Come near unto me, hear this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, has sent me.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

Jeremiah 31:33-34

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, says the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Mark 9:37

Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whosoever shall receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

Luke 9:48

And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receives me: and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

John 5:36-37

But I have greater witness than that of John: for the works which the Father has given me to finish, the same works that I do, bear witness of me, that the Father has sent me.

John 5:44

How can you believe, who receive honor one of another, and seek not the honor that comes from God only?

John 6:27-29

Labor not for the food which perishes, but for that food which endures unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for on him has God the Father set his seal.

John 6:57

As the living Father has sent me, and I live by the Father: so he that eats me, even he shall live by me.

John 7:29

But I know him: for I am from him, and he has sent me.

John 8:19

Then said they unto him, Where is your Father? Jesus answered, You neither know me, nor my Father: if you had known me, you should have known my Father also.

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, If I honor myself, my honor is nothing: it is my Father that honors me; of whom you say, that he is your God:

John 10:36

Say you of him, whom the Father has sanctified, and sent into the world, You blaspheme; because I said, I am the Son of God?

John 11:42

And I knew that you hear me always: but because of the people who stand by I said it, that they may believe that you have sent me.

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say, and what I should speak.

John 14:9-10

Jesus said unto him, Have I been so long a time with you, and yet have you not known me, Philip? he that has seen me has seen the Father; and how say you then, Show us the Father?

John 14:26

But the Comforter, who is the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

John 17:8

For I have given unto them the words which you gave me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from you, and they have believed that you did send me.

John 17:21

That they all may be one; as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that you have sent me.

John 17:23

I in them, and you in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that you have sent me, and have loved them, as you have loved me.

1 Corinthians 8:4

As concerning therefore the eating of those things that are offered in sacrifice unto idols, we know that an idol is nothing in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

1 Timothy 6:15-16

Who in his times he shall show, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Hebrews 8:11-12

And they shall not teach every man his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, Know the Lord: for all shall know me, from the least to the greatest.

1 John 4:6

We are of God: he that knows God hears us; he that is not of God hears not us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:14-15

And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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