John 17:23 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
2) "That they may be made perfect in one;" (hina osin teteleiomenoi eis en) "In order that they may be (or exist) as having been perfected (made mature) in one," one true God, through the Spirit, into a unity and harmony with your Word of truth and will for them, Eph 3:1-3; Eph 5:15-18.
3) "And that the world may know," (hina ginoske ho kosmos) "In order that the world may know," recognize or realize, by their fervent love for Jesus Christ, the Father, and one another, in harmony with His New Commandment, Joh 13:34-35; Heb 13:1.
5) "And hast loved them, as thou hast loved me." (kai egapesas autous kathos eme egapesas) "And you did love and have loved them, just as you have loved and do love me," Joh 3:16; 1Jn 3:1-3; 1Jn 4:7-10.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
The Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary of the Whole Bible was originally published as a 23-volume set by Albert Garner (principal author) along with J. C. Howes, G.F. Crumley, and Eugene Garner in 1985. The Blessed Hope Foundation has released this digital edition into the public domain.