New Living Translation
For you have given him authority over everyone. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him.
King James Bible
As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him.
Darby Bible Translation
as thou hast given him authority over all flesh, that as to all that thou hast given to him, he should give them life eternal.
World English Bible
even as you gave him authority over all flesh, he will give eternal life to all whom you have given him.
Young's Literal Translation
according as Thou didst give to him authority over all flesh, that -- all that Thou hast given to him -- he may give to them life age-during;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:2 As thou hast given him power over all flesh - This answers to glorify thy Son. That he may give eternal life, and c. - This answers to that thy Son may glorify thee. To all whom thou hast given him - To all believers. This is a clear proof that Christ designed his sacrifice should avail for all: yea, that all flesh, every man, should partake of everlasting life. For as the Father had given him power over all flesh, so he gave himself a ransom for all.
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Through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.--EPH. 2:18. I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one. Whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If ye shall ask any thing in my name, I will do it. And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but …
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"My Father has entrusted everything to me. No one truly knows the Son except the Father, and no one truly knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."
"And they will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous will go into eternal life."
The Father loves his Son and has put everything into his hands.
But don't be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you. For God the Father has given me the seal of his approval."
However, those the Father has given me will come to me, and I will never reject them.
And this is the will of God, that I should not lose even one of all those he has given me, but that I should raise them up at the last day.
I give them eternal life, and they will never perish. No one can snatch them away from me,
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