John 17:2
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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.

American Standard Version
even as thou gavest him authority over all flesh, that to all whom thou hast given him, he should give eternal life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he may give eternal life to all whom thou hast given him.

English Revised Version
even as thou gavest him authority over all flesh, that whatsoever thou hast given him, to them he should give eternal life.

Webster's Bible Translation
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.

Weymouth New Testament
even as Thou hast given Him authority over all mankind, so that on all whom Thou hast given Him He may bestow the Life of the Ages.

John 17:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Power (ἐξουσίαν)

Rev., rightly, authority. See on John 1:12.

All flesh

A Hebrew phrase, denoting the whole of humanity in its imperfection. See Genesis 6:12; Psalm 65:2; Isaiah 40:5, etc.

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.

John 17:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As.

John 3:35 The Father loves the Son, and has given all things into his hand.

John 5:21-29 For as the Father raises up the dead, and vivifies them; even so the Son vivifies whom he will...

Psalm 2:6-12 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion...

Psalm 110:1 The LORD said to my Lord, Sit you at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool.

Daniel 7:14 And there was given him dominion, and glory, and a kingdom, that all people, nations, and languages, should serve him...

Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knows the Son, but the Father; neither knows any man the Father, save the Son...

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, All power is given to me in heaven and in earth.

1 Corinthians 15:25 For he must reign, till he has put all enemies under his feet.

Ephesians 1:20 Which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,

Philippians 2:10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;

Hebrews 1:2 Has in these last days spoken to us by his Son, whom he has appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds;

Hebrews 2:8,9 You have put all things in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him...

1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

give.

John 17:24 Father, I will that they also, whom you have given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which you have given me...

John 4:14 But whoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst...

John 6:27,54-57 Labor not for the meat which perishes, but for that meat which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give to you...

John 10:28 And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

John 11:25,26 Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believes in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live...

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Colossians 3:3,4 For you are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God...

1 Timothy 1:16 However, for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might show forth all long-suffering...

1 John 1:2 (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and show to you that eternal life, which was with the Father...

1 John 2:25 And this is the promise that he has promised us, even eternal life.

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...

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

many.

John 6:37,39 All that the Father gives me shall come to me; and him that comes to me I will in no wise cast out...

John 10:29 My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.

Cross References
Matthew 11:27
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.

Matthew 25:46
And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life."

John 3:35
The Father loves the Son and has given all things into his hand.

John 6:27
Do not work 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."

John 6:37
All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.

John 6:39
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.

John 10:28
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

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