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world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
JOH 17:14 I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them,
because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
JOH 17:15 I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world,
but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil.
JOH 17:16 They are not of the world, even as I am not of the world.
JOH 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
JOH 17:18 As thou hast sent me into the world, even so have I also sent
them into the world.
JOH 17:19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might
be sanctified through the truth.
King James Bible