John 12:36 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "While ye have light," (hos to phos echete) "While you all have the light;- Both John the Baptist and Jesus had witnessed that Jesus was (exists as) the Light of the world, the light giver, the center of all spiritual and eternal hope and help, Joh 1:4-9; Joh 8:12.

2) "Believe in the light." (pisteuete eisto phos) "You all believe in the light," that was prophesied, foretold, sa 9:2; Mal 4:2; Who has now come, t 4:15, 16 The phrase "children of light" means of influence, as lightbearers for Him.

1 ) "That ye may be the children of light." (hina huioi photos genesthe) "In order that you all may come to be (recognized as) heirs of light," heirs of Him who has brought life and immortality to light, 2Ti 1:10. You all should continually be light-reflectors to help others. For this is what Jesus had already called His own church-followers, Mat 5:15-16; Eph 5:8.

4) "These things spake Jesus," (tauta elalesen lesous) "These things Jesus spoke," explained, advised, or instructed to a mass of hearers, and to His disciples in a public place, Joh 21:25.

5) "And departed, and did hide himself from them." (kai apelthon ekrube ap' a uton) "And upon going away he was hidden from them, "to avoid an insurrection, or a mob scene at the Passover season, Joh 8:59; Joh 11:54.

Consult other comments:

John 12:36 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 12:36 - The Greek Testament

John 12:36 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:36 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:36 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:36 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:36 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:36 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:36 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:36 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:36 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:36 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 12:36 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:36 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:36 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:36 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:36 - Cornelius Lapide Commentary

John 12:36 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:36 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:36 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:36 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:36 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:36 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:36 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:36 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

John 12:36 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:36 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary