17:8 because I have given them the words you have given me. They 1 accepted 2 them 3 and really 4 understand 5 that I came from you, and they believed that you sent me.
17:14 I have given them your word, 6 and the world has hated them, because they do not belong to the world, 7 just as I do not belong to the world. 8
1 tn Grk And they.” The conjunction καί (kai, “and”) has not been translated here in keeping with the tendency of contemporary English style to use shorter sentences.
2 tn Or “received.”
3 tn The word “them” is not in the Greek text, but is implied. Direct objects were often omitted in Greek when clear from the context.
4 tn Or “truly.”
5 tn Or have come to know.”
6 tn Or “your message.”
7 tn Grk “because they are not of the world.”
8 tn Grk “just as I am not of the world.”