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  • PARALLEL BIBLE - John 17:9


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    King James Bible - John 17:9

    I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.

    World English Bible

    I pray for them. I don't pray for the world, but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.

    Douay-Rheims - John 17:9

    I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them whom thou hast given me: because they are thine:

    Webster's Bible Translation

    I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them whom thou hast given to me; for they are thine.

    Greek Textus Receptus


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    VERSE (9) -
    Joh 14:16; 16:26,27 Lu 22:32; 8:34 Heb 7:25; 9:24 1Jo 2:1,2; 5:19

    SEV Biblia, Chapter 17:9

    Yo ruego por ellos; no ruego por el mundo, sino por los que me diste; porque tuyos son;

    Clarke's Bible Commentary - John 17:9

    Verse 9. I
    pray not for the world] I am not yet come to that part of my intercession: see ver. 20. I am now wholly employed for my disciples, that they may be properly qualified to preach my salvation to the ends of the earth. Jesus here imitates the high priest, the second part of whose prayer, on the day of expiation, was for the priests, the sons of Aaron: see on ver. 1. These words may also be understood as applying to the rebellious Jews. God's wrath was about to descend upon them, and Christ prays that his own followers might be kept from the evil, ver. 15. But he does not thus pray for the world, the rebellious Jews, because the cup of their iniquity was full, and their judgment slumbered not.

    John Gill's Bible Commentary

    Ver. 9. I
    pray for them , etc.] This is to be understood of Christ, not as God; for as such he is the object of prayer; nor need he pray to any other; nor is there any superior to him under that consideration to pray unto; but as man and Mediator: nor is his praying any argument against his deity; nor proof of inferiority to his Father with respect to his divine nature; since it is not in that, but in his human, nature, that he prayed; though this may be ascribed to his whole person as Godman; hence he had the greatest qualifications and abilities for this work, and his prayers were always heard: praying, as attributed to Christ, must be restrained to his state of humiliation; prayer is never spoken of Christ but whilst he was here on earth; his intercession in heaven is never expressed by prayer; and the saints when they come thither, will have done praying, Christ whilst on earth, was an excellent pattern of prayer; of private and solitary prayer; of social prayer; for and with his disciples; of frequent and fervent prayer; of submission to the will of God in prayer; and of praying even for enemies: the persons he is here said to pray for are his apostles; which shows their danger and their wants, his care over them, and concern for them, and his love unto them: I pray not for the world ; the inhabitants of it, the carnal unbelieving part of the world, which lie in sin, and will be condemned; as he died not for them, so he prayed not for them; for whom he is the propitiation, he is an advocate; and for whom he died, he makes intercession; and for no other in a spiritual saving way: but for them which thou hast given me ; out of the world, as distinct from them, to be saved with an everlasting salvation by him; and to be preserved safe to his kingdom and glory; for these he prays, for the conversion of them, the application of pardon to them, their final perseverance and eternal glory: for they are thine ; not merely by creation, and as the care of his providence, but by eternal election, and special grace in calling; which is a reason why Christ prayed for them, and an argument why the Father should, and would regard his prayers.

    Matthew Henry Commentary

    Verses 6-10 -
    Christ prays for those that are his. Thou gavest them me, as sheep to the shepherd, to be kept; as a patient to the physician, to be cured as children to a tutor, to be taught: thus he will deliver up his charge. It is a great satisfaction to us, in our reliance upon Christ that he, all he is and has, and all he said and did, all he is doin and will do, are of God. Christ offered this prayer for his people alone as believers; not for the world at large. Yet no one who desire to come to the Father, and is conscious that he is unworthy to come in his own name, need be discouraged by the Saviour's declaration, for he is both able and willing to save to the uttermost, all that come unt God by him. Earnest convictions and desires, are hopeful tokens of work already wrought in a man; they begin to evidence that he has bee chosen unto salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit and belie of the truth. They are thine; wilt thou not provide for thine own? Wil thou not secure them? Observe the foundation on which this plea is grounded, All mine are thine, and thine are mine. This speaks the Father and Son to be one. All mine are thine. The Son owns none for his, that are not devoted to the service of the Father.


    Greek Textus Receptus


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    Vincent's NT Word Studies

    9. I
    pray (erwtw). More strictly, I make request. See on xvi. 23. The I is emphatic, as throughout the prayer.


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