Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 even as you gave him authority over all flesh, he will give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3 This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ. 4 I glorified you on the earth. I have accomplished the work which you have given me to do.


Cross References

1 John 5:20

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

John 3:17

For God didn't send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world should be saved through him.

John 17:25

Righteous Father, the world hasn't known you, but I knew you; and these knew that you sent me.

Isaiah 53:11

After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light and be satisfied. My righteous servant will justify many by the knowledge of himself; and he will bear their iniquities.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord Yahweh is on me; because Yahweh has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to those who are bound;

Jeremiah 10:10

But Yahweh is the true God; he is the living God, and an everlasting King: at his wrath the earth trembles, and the nations are not able to withstand his indignation.

Hosea 6:3

Let us acknowledge Yahweh. Let us press on to know Yahweh. As surely as the sun rises, Yahweh will appear. He will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain that waters the earth."

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for God gives the Spirit without measure.

1 Thessalonians 1:9

For they themselves report concerning us what kind of a reception we had from you; and how you turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God,

1 Chronicles 28:9

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

2 Chronicles 15:3

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

Psalm 9:10

Those who know your name will put their trust in you, for you, Yahweh, have not forsaken those who seek you.

Isaiah 48:16

"Come near to me and hear this: "From the beginning I have not spoken in secret; from the time that it was, there am I." Now the Lord Yahweh has sent me, with his Spirit.

Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thus says Yahweh, Don't let the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, don't let the rich man glory in his riches;

Jeremiah 31:33-34

But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says Yahweh: I will put my law in their inward parts, and in their heart will I write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people:

Mark 9:37

"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."

Luke 9:48

and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me. Whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For whoever is least among you all, this one will be great."

John 5:36-37

But the testimony which I have is greater than that of John, for the works which the Father gave me to accomplish, the very works that I do, testify about me, that the Father has sent me.

John 5:44

How can you believe, who receive glory from one another, and you don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?

John 6:27-29

Don't work for the food which perishes, but for the food which remains to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has sealed him."

John 6:57

As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father; so he who feeds on me, he will also live because of me.

John 7:29

I know him, because I am from him, and he sent me."

John 8:19

They said therefore to him, "Where is your Father?" Jesus answered, "You know neither me, nor my Father. If you knew me, you would know my Father also."

John 8:54-55

Jesus answered, "If I glorify myself, my glory is nothing. It is my Father who glorifies me, of whom you say that he is our God.

John 10:36

do you say of him whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, 'You blaspheme,' because I said, 'I am the Son of God?'

John 11:42

I know that you always listen to me, but because of the multitude that stands around I said this, that they may believe that you sent me."

John 12:49-50

For I spoke not from 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 to him, "Have I been with you such a long time, and do you not know me, Philip? He who has seen me has seen the Father. How do you say, 'Show us the Father?'

John 14:26

But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.

John 17:8

for the words which you have given me I have given to them, and they received them, and knew for sure that I came forth from you, and they have believed that you sent me.

John 17:21

that they may all be one; even 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 sent me.

John 17:23

I in them, and you in me, that they may be perfected into one; that the world may know that you sent me, and loved them, even as you loved me.

1 Corinthians 8:4

Therefore concerning the eating of things sacrificed to idols, we know that no idol is anything in the world, and that there is no other God but one.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Wake up righteously, and don't sin, for some have no knowledge of God. I say this to your shame.

2 Corinthians 4:6

seeing it is God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness," who has shone 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

giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,

1 Timothy 6:15-16

which in its own times he will show, who is the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings, and Lord of lords;

Hebrews 8:11-12

They will not teach every man his fellow citizen, and every man his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for all will know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them.

1 John 4:6

We are of God. He who knows God listens to us. He who is not of God doesn't listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:14-15

We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son as the Savior of the world.

1 John 5:11-12

The testimony is this, that God gave to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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