John 17 :8

John 17 :8 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

For I have given to them the words which you gave me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from you, and they have believed that you did send me.

American King James Version (AKJV)

For I have given to them the words which you gave me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from you, and they have believed that you did send me.

American Standard Version (ASV)

for the words which thou gavest me I have given unto them; and they received them , and knew of a truth that I came forth from thee, and they believed that thou didst send me.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Because I have given them the words which you gave to me; and they have taken them to heart, and have certain knowledge that I came from you, and they have faith that you sent me.

Webster's Revision

For I have given to them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me.

World English Bible

for the words which you have given me I have given to them, and they received them, and knew for sure that I came forth from you, and they have believed that you sent me.

English Revised Version (ERV)

for the words which thou gavest me I have given unto them; and they received them, and knew of a truth that I came forth from thee, and they believed that thou didst send me.

Definitions for John 17 :8

Clarke's Commentary on John 17 :8

I have given - them the words - I have delivered thy doctrine to them, so that they have had a pure teaching immediately from heaven: neither Jewish fables nor fictions of men have been mingled with it.

And have known surely - Are fully convinced and acknowledge that I am the promised Messiah, and that they are to look for none other; and that my mission and doctrine are all Divine, John 17:7, John 17:8.

Barnes's Commentary on John 17 :8

The words - The doctrines. Christ often represented himself as instructed and sent to teach certain great truths to men. Those he taught, and no others. See the notes at John 5:30.

Wesley's Commentary on John 17 :8

17:8 They have received them - By faith.
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