Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on Me through their word;
“I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word;
“I do not ask in behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word;
“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in Me through their message.
Neither for these alone do I pray [it is not for their sake only that I make this request], but also for all those who will ever come to believe in (trust in, cling to, rely on) Me through their word and teaching.
But not concerning these only am I making request, but also concerning those who believe on Me through their word,
“I am not praying only for these men but for all those who will believe in Me through their message,
“I make this petition, not for them only, but for all who ever come to believe in Me through their message,
- No cross references or parallel passage have been cited for this verse.
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