New International Version
Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God;
King James Bible
Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God;
Darby Bible Translation
[Jesus,] knowing that the Father had given him all things into his hands, and that he came out from God and was going to God,
World English Bible
Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he came forth from God, and was going to God,
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus knowing that all things the Father hath given to him -- into his hands, and that from God he came forth, and unto God he goeth,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Knowing that the Father had given, etc. - Our Lord, seeing himself almost at the end of his race, and being about to leave his apostles, thought it necessary to leave them a lesson of humility exemplified by himself, to deliver them from the bad influence of those false ideas which they formed concerning the nature of his kingdom. On all occasions previously to this, the disciples had shown too much attachment to worldly honors and dignities: if this ambition had not been removed, the consequences of it would have been dreadful in the establishment of the religion of Christ; as after his death, it would have divided and infallibly dispersed them. It was necessary therefore to restrain this dangerous passion, and to confirm by a remarkable example what he had so often told them, - that true greatness consisted in the depth of humility, and that those who were the willing servants of all should be the highest in the account of God.
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Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.--JOHN 13:1. I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine. And all mine are thine, and thine are mine; and I am glorified in them. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world. As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.--Greater …
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July 4 Morning
Cannot and Can
"All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.
The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands.
Jesus answered, "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my testimony is valid, for I know where I came from and where I am going. But you have no idea where I come from or where I am going.
Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love me, for I have come here from God. I have not come on my own; God sent me.
It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
I came from the Father and entered the world; now I am leaving the world and going back to the Father."
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