New International Version
For them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.
King James Bible
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth.
Darby Bible Translation
and I sanctify myself for them, that they also may be sanctified by truth.
World English Bible
For their sakes I sanctify myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth.
Young's Literal Translation
and for them do I sanctify myself, that they also themselves may be sanctified in truth.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I sanctify myself - I consecrate and devote myself to death - that I may thereby purchase eternal salvation for them. There seems to be here an allusion to the entering of the high priest into the holy of holies, when, having offered the sacrifice, he sprinkled the blood before the ark of the covenant. So Jesus entered into the holiest of all by his own blood, in order to obtain everlasting redemption for men: see Hebrews 9:11-13. The word, ἁγιαζω, to consecrate or sanctify, is used in the sense of devoting to death, in Jeremiah 12:3, both in the Hebrew and in the Septuagint: the Hebrew קדש signifies also to sacrifice.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
sanctified through the truth. or, truly sanctified.
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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
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).
November 5. "I in Them, and Thou in Me" (John xvii. 23).
You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.
"My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message,
2 Corinthians 7:14
I had boasted to him about you, and you have not embarrassed me. But just as everything we said to you was true, so our boasting about you to Titus has proved to be true as well.
that has come to you. In the same way, the gospel is bearing fruit and growing throughout the whole world--just as it has been doing among you since the day you heard it and truly understood God's grace.
And by that will, we have been made holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
1 John 3:3
All who have this hope in him purify themselves, just as he is pure.
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