John 12:30 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "Jesus answered and said." (apekrithe lesous kai eipen) "Jesus responded and said," to those who were discussing the voice they had heard, but about which they were confused.

2) "The voice came not because of me,'' (ou di' he hone aute gegonen) "This voice has not come because of me," for my benefit alone, Joh 12:28-29.

3) "But for your sakes." (alla di' humas) "But because of you all," to cause you to know that I have communication with God who is my Father, who has sent me as His Son to be your Savior, Joh 11:42; Gal 4:4-5; Joh 1:14; Joh 3:16. They were to understand that the cross for Him was victory, the way to the throne of His Father, not to be a defeat.

Consult other comments:

John 12:30 - The Greek Testament

John 12:30 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:30 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:30 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:30 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:30 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 12:30 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:30 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:30 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:30 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:30 - F.B. Meyer's Through the Bible Commentary

John 12:30 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:30 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 12:30 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:30 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:30 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:30 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:30 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:30 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:30 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:30 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:30 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:30 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:30 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:30 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:30 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:30 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:30 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:30 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary