John 12:8 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) ''For the poor always ye have with you," (tous ptochous gar pantote echete meth' heauton) 'Because you all have the poor always with you," or within your midst, before you, and among you, Mat 26:11; Mar 14:7; Deu 26:11-13; Deu 15:11

2) "But me ye have not always.'' (eme de ou pantote echete) "Yet you all do not have me always," as He repeatedly reminded them, Joh 12:35-36; Mat 26:11; Mar 14:7; Luk 5:34-35; Joh 16:28. Jesus was saying again, "my day of death and burial is near," Joh 8:21; Joh 13:33; Joh 16:5-7.

Consult other comments:

John 12:8 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 12:8 - The Greek Testament

John 12:8 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:8 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:8 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:8 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:8 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:8 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:8 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:8 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:8 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:8 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:8 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:8 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:8 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:8 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:8 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:8 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary