John 17:8
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English Standard Version
For I have given them the words that you gave me, and they have received them and have come to know in truth that I came from you; and they have believed that you sent me.

King James Bible
For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

American Standard Version
for the words which thou gavest me I have given unto them; and they received them , and knew of a truth that I came forth from thee, and they believed that thou didst send me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because the words which thou gavest me, I have given to them; and they have received them, and have known in very deed that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

English Revised Version
for the words which thou gavest me I have given unto them; and they received them, and knew of a truth that I came forth from thee, and they believed that thou didst send me.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I have given to them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

Weymouth New Testament
For the truths which Thou didst teach me I have taught them. And they have received them, and have known for certain that I came out from Thy presence, and have believed that Thou didst send me.

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The words (τὰ ῥήματα)

Compare thy word (λόγον), John 17:6. That signified the gospel message in its entirety. This, the message considered in its constituent parts. See on Luke 1:37. Compare John 5:38, John 5:47; John 6:60, John 6:63, John 6:68; John 8:43, John 8:47, John 8:51; John 12:47, John 12:48; John 15:3, John 15:7.

John 17:8 Parallel Commentaries

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I have.

John 17:14 I have given them your word; and the world has hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.

John 6:68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.

John 14:10 Believe you not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak to you I speak not of myself...

Proverbs 1:23 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit to you, I will make known my words to you.

Matthew 13:11 He answered and said to them, Because it is given to you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.

Ephesians 3:2-8 If you have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward...

Ephesians 4:11,12 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers...

received.

John 3:33 He that has received his testimony has set to his seal that God is true.

Proverbs 1:3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

Proverbs 2:1 My son, if you will receive my words, and hide my commandments with you;

Proverbs 4:10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many.

Proverbs 8:10 Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.

1 Corinthians 11:23 For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered to you...

1 Corinthians 15:1 Moreover, brothers, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you have received, and wherein you stand;

1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us...

1 Thessalonians 4:1 Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus...

and have.

John 17:6,7,25 I have manifested your name to the men which you gave me out of the world: your they were, and you gave them me...

John 16:27,30 For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God...

1 John 4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 18:18
I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brothers. And I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

John 3:17
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

John 6:68
Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life,

John 8:42
Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I came from God and I am here. I came not of my own accord, but he sent me.

John 12:49
For I have not spoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has himself given me a commandment--what to say and what to speak.

John 15:15
No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.

John 16:27
for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.

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