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John 12:32 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth," (kago ean hupsotho ek tes ges) "And I, if I am lifted up out of and away from the earth," fulfilling the purpose for which He came, Luk 19:10; Joh 3:14-15; Joh 8:28; Rom 5:8; 2Co 5:21; Gal 3:13; 1Pe 2:24. The cross draws men to His throne and to Him.

2) "Will draw all men unto me." (pantas helkuso pros emauthon) "I will draw all men or things to myself," in the resurrection, and final judgement, Joh 5:18-19; 2Ti 4:1-2; Heb 9:27-28. The term "all things," I will draw to me, is a literal meaning of the language used in the original here, and refers to the eventual restitution of all agencies, governments, and creatures of creation under His jurisdiction and judgement, Act 3:21; Rom 8:22; Rom 8:3, 1Co 15:24-28.

Consult other comments:

John 12:32 - The Greek Testament

John 12:32 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:32 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:32 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:32 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:32 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:32 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:32 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:32 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:32 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 12:32 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:32 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:32 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:32 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:32 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:32 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 12:32 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:32 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 12:32 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:32 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:32 - The Bible of the Expositor and the Evangelist by Riley

John 12:32 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:32 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:32 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:32 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:32 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:32 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:32 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary