I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that Thou hast sent Me, and hast loved them, as Thou hast loved Me.
“I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.
I in them, and Thou in Me, that they may be perfect in unity, that the world may know that Thou didst send Me, and didst love them, even as Thou didst love Me.
I in them and You in Me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me.
I in them and You in Me, in order that they may become one and perfectly united, that the world may know and [definitely] recognize that You sent Me and that You have loved them [even] as You have loved Me.
I in them and You in Me, in order that they, having been brought to the state of completeness, with respect to oneness, may persist in that state of completeness, to the end that the world might be understanding that You sent Me on a mission and that You loved them even as You loved Me.
I in them and You in Me that they may grow complete into one, so that the world may realise that You sent Me and have loved them as You loved Me.
I in union with them and You in union with Me, so that they may be perfectly united, and the world may be sure that You sent Me and that You have loved them just as You have loved Me.
- No cross references or parallel passage have been cited for this verse.
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