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John 11:6 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "When he had heard therefore that he was sick," (hos oun ekousen hoti asthenei) "Then when he heard that he (Lazarus) ailed," was physically ill, in a serious way, Joh 11:1-4.

2) "He abode." (tote men emeinen) "He then remained or lingered," with purpose and intent regarding His response to the report, Ecc 3:1; Joh 6:6. Jesus never became hasty in His actions or conduct in any manner to excite His disciples, 1Co 14:40.

3) "Two days still in the place where he was." (en ho en topo duo hemeras) "in the (same) place where he was for a period of two days," in Bethabara beyond Jordan, some 28 to 30 miles away in Perea to the northeast, Joh 1:28; Joh 10:40. It was a very long day's journey there and then Jesus lingered two more days before starting up to the town of Bethany, where He was to find Lazarus who had been dead for four days, Joh 11:39; Mat 15:23; Luk 18:7.

Consult other comments:

John 11:6 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 11:6 - The Greek Testament

John 11:6 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 11:6 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 11:6 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 11:6 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:6 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 11:6 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 11:6 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 11:6 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 11:6 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 11:6 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 11:6 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 11:6 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 11:6 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 11:6 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 11:6 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 11:6 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 11:6 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 11:6 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 11:6 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 11:6 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 11:6 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 11:6 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary