English Standard Version
since you have given him authority over all flesh, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
King James Bible
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.
Darby Bible Translation
as thou hast given him authority over all flesh, that as to all that thou hast given to him, he should give them life eternal.
World English Bible
even as you gave him authority over all flesh, he will give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
Young's Literal Translation
according as Thou didst give to him authority over all flesh, that -- all that Thou hast given to him -- he may give to them life age-during;
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Rev., rightly, authority. See on John 1:12.
That He should give eternal life to as many as Thou hast given Him (ἵνα πᾶν ὃ δέδωκας αὐτῷ, δώσῃ αὐτοῖς ζωὴν αἰώνιον)
Literally, that all that Thou hast given Him, to them He should give eternal life. All (πᾶν), singular number, regards the body of Christian disciples collectively: to them, individually.
LibraryAugust 10 Morning
I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but thou shouldest keep them from the evil.--JOHN 17:15. Blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world.--Ye are the salt of the earth, . . . the light of the world.--Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is heaven. I also withheld thee from sinning against me. The Lord is faithful, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
November 16 Morning
December 11. "I Pray not for the World, but for Them" (John xvii. 9).
The Folded Flock
All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and anyone to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.
And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."
The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.
Do not labor for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal."
All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.
And this is the will of him who sent me, that I should lose nothing of all that he has given me, but raise it up on the last day.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.
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