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John 11:13 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "Howbeit Jesus spake of his death:- (eirekei de ho lesous peri tou thanatou autou) "However, Jesus had spoken concerning his (Lazarus') death," Joh 11:14; Joh 11:21; Joh 11:32; Joh 11:37.

2) "But they thought," (ekeinoi de edoksan) "But those disciples thought," perhaps because of His statement of Joh 11:4, "This sickness is not unto death."

3) "That he had spoken of taking a rest in sleep." (hoti peri tes koimeseos tou hupnou legei) "That he spoke concerning the sleep of a slumber (kind)," but this term (koimeseos) with two exceptions in the New Testament, is always used with reference to the sleep of death, while the term (Gk. hupnos) translated "sleep" never refers to death, Joh 11:11.

Consult other comments:

John 11:13 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 11:13 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 11:13 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:13 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 11:13 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 11:13 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 11:13 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 11:13 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 11:13 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 11:13 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:13 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:13 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 11:13 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary