John 12:16 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "These things understood not his disciples at the first:” (tauta ouk egnosan autou hoi mathetai to proton) "His disciples did not understand the significance of this dramatic episode at that time, Luk 18:33-34; Joh 2:22.

2) "But when Jesus was glorified," (all' hote edoksasthe lesous) "But when Jesus had been glorified," after He was raised from the dead, the Holy Spirit caused them to recall all things He had said to them, Joh 13:7; Joh 14:26.

3) "Then remembered they," (tote emnesthesan) "At that time they remembered," the disciples recalled the event, in the light of the prophecy of Zec 9:9. And it confirmed them in their faith, Luk 24:44-45; Joh 7:39.

4) "That these things were written of him," (hoti tauta hen ep' auto gegrammena) "That these things were having been written about him," as certified by Mat 21:1-7; Mar 11:1-10; Luk 19:18-28; and by John, this Gospel writer.

5) "And that they had done these things unto him." (kai tauta epioesan auto) "And that they did these things to him,'' that the masses of the Jewish people who had come to Jerusalem from afar on this occasion praised His entrance into the city of Jerusalem, as definitively foretold by both the Psalmist and Zechariah and cast "Psalms of victory," before Him in the way, Psa 118:25-26; Zec 9:9.

Consult other comments:

John 12:16 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 12:16 - The Greek Testament

John 12:16 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:16 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:16 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:16 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 12:16 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:16 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:16 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:16 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:16 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:16 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:16 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:16 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:16 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:16 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 12:16 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:16 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:16 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:16 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:16 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:16 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:16 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:16 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:16 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:16 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:16 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary