John 17:5
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New International Version
And now, Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began.

King James Bible
And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.

Darby Bible Translation
and now glorify *me*, *thou* Father, along with thyself, with the glory which I had along with thee before the world was.

World English Bible
Now, Father, glorify me with your own self with the glory which I had with you before the world existed.

Young's Literal Translation
'And now, glorify me, Thou Father, with Thyself, with the glory that I had before the world was, with Thee;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Before the world was - That is, from eternity, before there was any creation - so the phrase, and others similar to it, are taken in the sacred writings; see John 17:24; Psalm 90:2; Ephesians 1:4. See John 1:1. Let the glory of my eternal divinity surround and penetrate my humanity, in its resurrection, ascension, and in the place which it is to occupy at thy right hand, far above all creatures, Philippians 2:6, Philippians 2:9.

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glorify.

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 1:18 No man has seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 3:13 And no man has ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

John 10:30 I and my Father are one.

John 14:9 Jesus said to him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet have you not known me, Philip? he that has seen me has seen the Father...

Proverbs 8:22-31 The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old...

Philippians 2:6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:

Colossians 1:15-17 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature...

Hebrews 1:3,10 Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power...

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...

Revelation 5:9-14 And they sung a new song, saying, You are worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for you were slain...

before.

John 1:1-3 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God...

Matthew 25:34 Then shall the King say to them on his right hand, Come, you blessed of my Father...

1 Peter 1:20 Who truly was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,

Revelation 13:8 And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him...

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October 10 Evening
After this manner . . . pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven.--MATT. 6:9. Jesus lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father.--My Father, and your Father. Ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.--Ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

February 21 Morning
I am the Lord which sanctify you.--LEV. 20:8. I am the Lord your God, which have separated you from other people. And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the Lord am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine. Sanctified by God the Father.--Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.--The very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Jesus . . . that he might
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

December 31. "I Pray not that Thou Shouldst Take them Out of the World, but that Thou Shouldst Keep them from the Evil" (John xvii. 15).
"I pray not that Thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that Thou shouldst keep them from the evil" (John xvii. 15). He wants us here for some higher purpose than mere existence. That purpose is nothing else than to represent Him to the world, to be the messengers of His Gospel and His will to men, and by our lives to exhibit to them the true life, and teach them how to live it themselves. He is representing us yonder, and our one business is to represent Him here. We are just as truly sent
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

November 5. "I in Them, and Thou in Me" (John xvii. 23).
"I in them, and Thou in Me" (John xvii. 23). If we would be enlarged to the full measure of God's purpose, let us endeavor to realize something of our own capacities for His filling. We little know the size of a human soul and spirit. Never, until He renews, cleanses and enters the heart can we have any adequate conception of the possibilities of the being whom God made in His very image, and whom He now renews after the pattern of the Lord Jesus Himself. We know, however, that God has made the human
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Cross References
Proverbs 8:23
I was formed long ages ago, at the very beginning, when the world came to be.

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 8:58
"Very truly I tell you," Jesus answered, "before Abraham was born, I am!"

John 17:1
After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: "Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may glorify you.

John 17:24
"Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.

Philippians 2:6
Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;

1 Peter 1:21
Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.

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