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John 12:26 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "If any man serve me," lean emoi tis diakone emoi) "If anyone serves me," as my child, my obedient disciple, in common service, Joh 14:15; Joh 15:14.

2) "Let him follow me;” (apoloutheito) "Let or allow him to follow me," or to be following me, continually, steadfastly, without fainting or falling by the wayside, Luk 9:23; 1Co 15:57-58; Gal 6:9; Mat 16:24.

3) "And where I am," (kai hopou eimi ego) "And where I am or exist," in heaven, Joh 13:36-38. The idea is that the Lord would ask none to walk or work under circumstances of life, in following Him, where He had not first gone, Heb 4:15-16; 1Co 10:13.

4) "There shall also my servant be:” (ekei kai ho diakonos ho emos estai) "Out there my common servant will also be found," for as Shepherd and Lord, I will not lead him wrong, Joh 14:3; Joh 17:24; 1Th 4:17.

5) "If any man serve me," (ean tis emoi diakone) "If anyone serves me," as my disciple, my deacon-like servant, as I have called him to do, Rom 6:6, Gal 5:13; Col 3:24; 1Th 1:9.

6) "Him will my Father honour." (timesei auton ho pater) "The Father will honor him," without fail, with certain recognition and rewards, Joh 14:21; Joh 14:23; Joh 16:27; 2Ti 4:7-8.

Consult other comments:

John 12:26 - The Greek Testament

John 12:26 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:26 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 12:26 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:26 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:26 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:26 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:26 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:26 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:26 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:26 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:26 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:26 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:26 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:26 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:26 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:26 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:26 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 12:26 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:26 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 12:26 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:26 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:26 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:26 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:26 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:26 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:26 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:26 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:26 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary