John 11:37 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "And some of them said," (tines de eks auton eipan) "Then certain of them inquired," witnessed aloud, reasoned soundly among themselves.

2) "Could not this man which opened the, eyes of the blind," (ouk eclunato houtos ho anoiksas tous ophthalmos tou tuphlou) "is not this man who opened the eyes of the blind able," or empowered who was empowered enough to open the eyes of the blind, a thing He had recently done, Joh 9:6-7.

3) "Have caused that," (poiesai hina) "In order that he might cause," or enable to cause, did He not have in Him the strength to do, or to prevent, or He had power to have kept Lazarus from dying, didn't He?

4) "Even this man should not have died?" (kai houtos me apothane) "That even this one (Lazarus) should not die?" The answer is "yes," but more glory to the Father could and would come by His raising him from the dead, see? For all things do work "together," not "separately," for good to them who love the Lord, to them who are the called according to His purpose, Rom 8:28.

Consult other comments:

John 11:37 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 11:37 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 11:37 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 11:37 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:37 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 11:37 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 11:37 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 11:37 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 11:37 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 11:37 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 11:37 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 11:37 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 11:37 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:37 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:37 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 11:37 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 11:37 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary