John 17:15
Good News Translation
I do not ask you to take them out of the world, but I do ask you to keep them safe from the Evil One.

Contemporary English Version
Father, I don't ask you to take my followers out of the world, but keep them safe from the evil one.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from evil.

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I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from evil.

take.

Psalm 30:9 What profit is there in my blood, whilst I go down to corruption? Shall dust confess to thee, or declare thy truth?

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly: for neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.

Isaiah 38:18,19 For hell shall not confess to thee, neither shall death praise thee: nor shall they that go down into the pit, look for thy truth. . . .

Isaiah 57:1 The just perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and men of mercy are taken away, because there is none that understandeth; for the just man is taken away from before the face of evil.

Luke 8:38,39 Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him. But Jesus sent him away, saying: . . .

Philippians 1:20-26 According to my expectation and hope; that in nothing I shall be confounded: but with all confidence, as always, so now also, shall Christ be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death. . . .

keep.

Genesis 48:16 The angel that delivereth me from all evils, bless these boys: and let my name be called upon them, and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; and may they grow into a multitude upon the earth.

1 Chronicles 4:10 And Jabes called upon the God of Israel, saying: If blessing thou wilt bless me, and wilt enlarge my borders, and thy hand be with me, and thou save me from being oppressed by evil. And God granted him the things he prayed for.

Psalm 121:7 The Lord keepeth thee from all evil: may the Lord keep thy soul.

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Luke 11:4 And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.

Galatians 1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present wicked world, according to the will of God and our Father:

2 Thessalonians 3:3 But God is faithful, who will strengthen and keep you from evil.

2 Timothy 4:8 As to the rest, there is laid up for me a crown of justice which the Lord the just judge will render to me in that day: and not only to me, but to them also that love his coming. Make haste to come to me quickly.

1 John 5:18 We know that whosoever is born of God sinneth not: but the generation of God preserveth him and the wicked one toucheth him not.

Context
Prayer for the Disciples
14I have given them thy word, and the world hath hated them: because they are not of the world, as I also am not of the world. 15I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from evil. 16They are not of the world, as I also am not of the world.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:37
But let your speech be yea, yea: no, no: and that which is over and above these, is of evil.

Matthew 6:13
And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

Luke 22:32
But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and thou, being once converted, confirm thy brethren.

1 John 5:19
We know that we are of God and the whole world is seated in wickedness.

Additional Translations
I am not asking that You take them out of the world, but that You keep them from the evil one.

I do not ask that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from evil.

I pray not that you should take them out of the world, but that you should keep them from the evil.

I pray not that thou shouldest take them from the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil one .

I do not demand that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them out of evil.

I pray not that thou shouldest take them from the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil one.

I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from the evil.

I do not ask that Thou wilt remove them out of the world, but that Thou wilt protect them from the Evil one.

I pray not that you would take them from the world, but that you would keep them from the evil one.

I do not ask that Thou mayest take them out of the world, but that Thou mayest keep them out of the evil.
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