John 12:12 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary


1 ) "On the next day," (te epaurion) "On the following day," after the meal in the home of Simon the Leper, with Jesus and Lazarus as guests, Joh 12:2-11; Mar 14:1-9.

2) "Much people that were come to the feast," (ho ochlos polus ho elthon eis ten heorte) "The large crowd that was coming to the feast," of the Passover, that was now only one day away, Mat 26:1-2; Mat 26:6-13. The large crowd coming to the annual Passover was from many provinces of that area, especially from Galilee and Perea where Jesus was widely known.

3) "When they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem," (akousantes hoti erchetai lesous eis lersosluma) "Upon hearing that Jesus was coming into Jerusalem," from Bethany, where He had been for at least four days, Joh 12:1. The rumor or report was likely circulated by those who had seen Him or heard of His presence in Bethany, at the memorial feast given the previous day by Simon the Leper, Mat 21:4; Mat 26:6; Mar 14:3.

Consult other comments:

John 12:12 - The Greek Testament

John 12:12 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:12 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:12 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 12:12 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:12 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:12 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:12 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 12:12 - College Press Bible Study Textbook Series

John 12:12 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:12 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:12 - Expositors Bible Commentary

John 12:12 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:12 - Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures

John 12:12 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:12 - F.B. Meyer's Through the Bible Commentary

John 12:12 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:12 - McGarvey and Pendleton Commentaries (New Testament)

John 12:12 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:12 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:12 - William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:12 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:12 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:12 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:12 - Matthew Henry's Whole Bible Commentary

John 12:12 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 12:12 - Commentaries on the New Testament and Prophets

John 12:12 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:12 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

John 12:12 - Lightfoot Commentary Gospels

John 12:12 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 12:12 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:12 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 12:12 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:12 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:12 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:12 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:12 - Ryle's Expository Thoughts on the Gospels

John 12:12 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:12 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 12:12 - Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible

John 12:12 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:12 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:12 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

John 12:12 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:12 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:12 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary