Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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

Now this is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true [supreme and sovereign] God, and [in the same manner know] Jesus [as the] Christ 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.

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.

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

Prayers for John 17:3

Context Readings

Jesus Prays To Be Glorified

2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. 3 This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ. 4 I have glorified thee on the earth. I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, to know him that is true: and we be in the truth through his son Jesus Christ. He is very 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 very world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

Isaiah 53:11

Because of the labour of his soul, he shall see and be satisfied. With his knowledge, he, being just, shall justify my servants: and that a great number. And he shall bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the LORD God is with me, for the LORD hath anointed me, and sent me to preach good tidings unto the poor: that I might bind up the wounded hearts, that I might preach deliverance to the captive, and open the prison to them that are bound;

Jeremiah 10:10

But the LORD is a true God, a living God, and an everlasting king. If he be wroth, the earth shaketh: all the Gentiles may not abide his indignation.

Hosea 6:3

Then shall we have understanding, and endeavor ourselves to know the LORD. He shall go forth as the spring of the day, and come unto us as the evening and morning rain upon the earth."

John 3:34

For he whom God hath sent, speaketh the words of God. For God giveth not the spirit by measure.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

for they themselves show of you what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned to God from images for to serve the living and true God,

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son: know God thy father and serve him with a pure heart and lust of soul. For the LORD searcheth all hearts and understandeth all the imaginations of thoughts. If thou shalt seek him, he will be found of thee: But and if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

2 Chronicles 15:3

There will come many days in Israel, in which there shall be no true God - nor priest that teacheth, nor any law.

Psalm 9:10

And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee; for thou, LORD, hast never failed them that seek thee.

Isaiah 48:16

Come nigh and hear this: have I spoken anything darkly since the beginning? When a thing beginneth, I am there. Wherefore the LORD God with his spirit hath sent me;

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Moreover, thus sayeth the LORD, "Let not the wise man rejoice in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength; neither the rich man 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, sayeth the LORD: I will plant my law in the inward parts of them, and write it in their hearts, and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Mark 9:37

"Whosoever receive any such a child in my name, receiveth me:

Luke 9:48

and said unto them, "Whosoever receiveth this child in my name, receiveth me. And whosoever receiveth me, receiveth 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 the witness of John. For the works which the father hath given me to finish: the same works that I do: bear witness of me, that the father sent me.

John 5:44

How can ye believe, which receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour that cometh of God only?

John 6:27-29

Labor not for the meat which perisheth, but for the meat that endureth unto everlasting life, which meat the son of man shall give unto you. For him hath God the father sealed."

John 6:57

As the living father hath sent me, even so live I by my father: and he that eateth me, shall live by me.

John 7:29

I know him: For I am of him, and he hath sent me."

John 8:19

Then said they unto him, "Where is thy father?" Jesus answered, "Ye neither know me, nor yet my father. If ye had known me, ye should have known my father also."

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, "If I honour myself, mine honour is nothing worth. It is my father that honoureth me, which ye say is your God.

John 10:36

say ye then to him, whom the father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, 'Thou blasphemest, because I said I am the son of God?'

John 11:42

I know that thou hearest me always: but because of the people that stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me."

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken of myself: but the father which 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 time with you: and yet hast thou not known me? Philip, he that hath seen me, hath seen the father. And how sayest thou then, Show us the father?

John 14:26

But that comforter, which is the holy ghost - whom my father will send in my name - he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance whatsoever I have told you.

John 17:8

For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me, and they have received them, and know surely that I came out from thee: and do believe that thou didst send me.

John 17:21

that they all may be one, as thou father art in me, and I in thee; that they may be also one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.

John 17:23

I am in them, and thou art in me: that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

1 Corinthians 8:4

To speak of meat dedicated unto idols, we are sure that there is none idol in the world: and that there is none other God but one.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake truly out of sleep, and sin not. For some have not the knowledge of God. I speak this unto your rebuke.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is God that commanded the light to shine out of darkness, which hath shined in our hearts, for 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, rendering vengeance unto them that know not God, and to them that obey not unto the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Timothy 6:15-16

which appearing, when the time is come, he shall show that is blessed and mighty only, 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 they shall know me, from the least to the most of them.

1 John 4:6

We be of God, and he that knoweth God heareth us: and he that is not of God, heareth us not. And hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:14-15

And we have seen and do testify that the father hath sent his son, which is the saviour of the world.

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness: how that God hath given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his son.

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