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John 17:8

    John 17:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    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.

    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' Notes 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 Notes on John 17:8

    17:8 They have received them - By faith.