John 17:25
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New American Standard Bible
"O righteous Father, although the world has not known You, yet I have known You; and these have known that You sent Me;

King James Bible
O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

Darby Bible Translation
Righteous Father, and the world has not known thee, but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me.

World English Bible
Righteous Father, the world hasn't known you, but I knew you; and these knew that you sent me.

Young's Literal Translation
'Righteous Father, also the world did not know Thee, and I knew Thee, and these have known that Thou didst send me,

John 17:25 Parallel
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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Hath not known thee - See the notes at John 17:3.

John 17:25 Parallel Commentaries

Library
July 20 Morning
They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.--JOHN 17:16. He is despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief.--In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. Such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners.--That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation. Jesus of Nazareth . . . went about doing good, and
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

November 27 Morning
The glory which thou gavest me I have given them.--JOHN 17:22. I saw . . . the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.--These things said Esaias, when he saw his glory, and spake of him.--Upon the likeness of the throne was the likeness . . . of a man above upon it. As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ's Summary of his Work
'I have declared onto them Thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith Thou hast loved Me may be in them, and I in them.'--JOHN xvii. 26. This is the solemn and calm close of Christ's great High-priestly prayer; the very last words that He spoke before Gethsemane and His passion. In it He sums up both the purpose of His life and the petitions of His prayer, and presents the perfect fulfilment of the former as the ground on which He asks the fulfilment of the latter. There is a singular
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

The Intercessor
'These words spake Jesus, and lifted up His eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify Thy Son, that Thy Son also may glorify Thee: As Thou hast given Him power over all flesh, that He should give eternal life to as many as Thou hast given Him. And this is life eternal, that they might know Thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent. I have glorified Thee on the earth: I have finished the work which Thou gavest Me to do. And now, O Father, glorify Thou Me with
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI

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; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

John 3:17
"For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him.

John 7:29
"I know Him, because I am from Him, and He sent Me."

John 15:21
"But all these things they will do to you for My name's sake, because they do not know the One who sent Me.

John 16:3
"These things they will do because they have not known the Father or Me.

John 17:3
"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

John 17:8
for the words which You gave Me I have given to them; and they received them and truly understood that I came forth from You, and they believed that You sent Me.

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