John 11:19 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary," (polloi de ek ton loudaion elelutheisan pros ten Marthan kai Mariam) "Then many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary," the beloved sisters of Lazarus, Joh 11:1.

2) "To comfort them," (hina paramuthesontai autas) "in order that they might comfort them," console them, offer condolence in the loss of their brother Lazarus, who was widely known, Joh 11:31; Joh 11:33.

3) "Concerning their brother." (peri tou adelphou) "Concerning or relating to their brother," the death of their brother; They comforted them by weeping with them, Joh 11:33; Joh 11:35; it was a custom to mourn from seven days up to thirty days for the death of a Jewish friend or relative, Num 20:29; 1Ch 7:22; Job 2:11; Job 42:11; Romans 12-15.

Consult other comments:

John 11:19 - The Greek Testament

John 11:19 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 11:19 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 11:19 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 11:19 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 11:19 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 11:19 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:19 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 11:19 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 11:19 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 11:19 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 11:19 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 11:19 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 11:19 - Lightfoot Commentary Gospels

John 11:19 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 11:19 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 11:19 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 11:19 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 11:19 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 11:19 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:19 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:19 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 11:19 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 11:19 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary