New Living Translation
"My prayer is not for the world, but for those you have given me, because they belong to you.
King James Bible
I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
Darby Bible Translation
I demand concerning them; I do not demand concerning the world, but concerning those whom thou hast given me, for they are thine,
World English Bible
I pray for them. I don't pray for the world, but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours.
Young's Literal Translation
'I ask in regard to them; not in regard to the world do I ask, but in regard to those whom Thou hast given to me, because Thine they are,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:9 I pray not for the world - Not in these petitions, which are adapted to the state of believers only. (He prays for the world at John 17:21,23, that they may believe - That they may know God hath sent him.) This no more proves that our Lord did not pray for the world, both before and afterward, than his praying for the apostles alone, John 17:6 - 19, proves that he did not pray for them also which shall believe through their word, John 17:20.
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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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But I have pleaded in prayer for you, Simon, that your faith should not fail. So when you have repented and turned to me again, strengthen your brothers."
Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they don't know what they are doing." And the soldiers gambled for his clothes by throwing dice.
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.
And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, who will never leave you.
For you have given him authority over everyone. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him.
"I have revealed you to the ones you gave me from this world. They were always yours. You gave them to me, and they have kept your word.
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