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John 11:11 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "These things said he:” (tauta eipen) "He said these things," about light and darkness, after His disciples had impulsively reminded Him of the hate of the Jews and their continual resolve to kill Him, Joh 11:8; Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 8:37; Joh 8:40-59.

2) "And after that he saith unto them," (kai meta touto legei autois) "And after this he says directly to them," after He had led them to reflect that the times and opportunities of life's services must be rendered while both life and opportunity confronts one, Joh 4:34; Joh 5:19; Joh 5:36; Joh 17:4; 1Co 15:58.

3) "Our friend Lazarus sleepeth;” (Lazaros ho philos hemon kekoimetai) ''Lazarus our friend has fallen asleep," referring to the "sleep of death," of the body, not of the soul, Mat 9:24; Mat 27:52; Act 7:60; 1Co 15:6; 1Co 15:51.

4) "But I go that I may awake him out of sleep." (alla poreuomai hina eksupniso auton) "But I am going (to him) in order that I may awaken him, out of sleep." The same power will one day awaken all death-sleepers to an hour of accountability before God, for every personal choice and accountable deed of life, Joh 5:28-29; 1Th 4:13,17; Php_3:21].

Consult other comments:

John 11:11 - The Greek Testament

John 11:11 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 11:11 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 11:11 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 11:11 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 11:11 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 11:11 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 11:11 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 11:11 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 11:11 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:11 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:11 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 11:11 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 11:11 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 11:11 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 11:11 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 11:11 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 11:11 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 11:11 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 11:11 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 11:11 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

John 11:11 - Lightfoot Commentary Gospels

John 11:11 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 11:11 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 11:11 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 11:11 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 11:11 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 11:11 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 11:11 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 11:11 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:11 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:11 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 11:11 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 11:11 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary