John 10:31 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "Then the Jews took up stones again," (ebastasan palin lithous hoi loudaioi) "The Jews again lifted (picked up) stones," as they had planned, connived, and threatened to do before, repeatedly, fulfilling certain prophecies regarding their treatment of Him, Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 8:59; Joh 11:8; Psa 2:2.
2) "To stone him.'' (hina lithasosin auton) "In order that they might stone him," had picked up and carried stones in their hands, large pieces of marble bearing them with malice and premeditated intent to slay Him, shortly following the event of Joh 8:59.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
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