John 12:47 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "And if any man hear my words," (kai ean tis mou akouse ton hrematon) "And if anyone hears my words," summarizing His previous teachings, focusing attention, on the heart of His message of redemption, accountability, and judgement.

2) "And believe not," (kai me phulakse) "And keeps or guards them not,'' Joh 8:21; Joh 8:24.

3) ''I judge him not:" (ego ou krino auton) "I do not judge him,'' at this time, for I am come this time, not to judge, but to seek, and suffer, and save, Luk 19:10; Joh 5:45; Joh 8:15; Joh 8:26.

4) "For I came not to judge the world," (ou gar elthon hina krino ton kosmon) "For I came not in order that I might judge the world," the present world order, Joh 3:16-17.

5) "But to save the world." (all' hina soso ton kosmon) "But in order (for the purpose) that I might save the world," both mankind and the fallen, groaning universe that is also under the curse of sin, Rom 8:20-23; Act 3:20-21. Col 1:20; 1Co 15:24-28.

Consult other comments:

John 12:47 - The Greek Testament

John 12:47 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 12:47 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:47 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:47 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:47 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:47 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:47 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:47 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:47 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:47 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:47 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:47 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:47 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:47 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 12:47 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:47 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:47 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:47 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:47 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:47 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:47 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 12:47 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:47 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:47 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:47 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:47 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary