John 12:9 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) ''Much people of the Jews therefore knew," (egno oun ho ochlos polus ek ton loudaion) "Then the great crowd of the Jews knew,'' or realized, evidently from reports of some who had recently seen Him in the area; It was the common people who "heard Him gladly," Mar 12:37.

2) "That he was there:” (hoti ekei estin) "That he was out there,'' at Bethany, Joh 11:55-57; Joh 12:1-2; Joh 13:1; Mat 26:2; Mar 14:1.

3) "For they came not for Jesus' sake only," (kai elthon ou dia ton lesoun monon) "And they came there not only because of Jesus," and His wide reputation for both His teaching and His doing good through miracles and healings, Act 10:38; Act 14:17.

4) "But that they might see Lazarus also,'' (all' hina kai

ton Lazaron -Idosin) "But also in order that they might see

Lazarus," who had gained renown by the Lord's raising

him from the dead, four days after his death and burial,

Joh 11:43-44.

5) "Whom he had raised from the dead." (hon egeiren ek nekron) "Whom he had raised out of and from the dead-- There were two great persons to see, as centers of attraction for the masses of the Jewish laity of the Lord, Jesus and Lazarus, the conqueror of death, and one of His special trophies, Rev 1:18.

Consult other comments:

John 12:9 - The Greek Testament

John 12:9 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 12:9 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 12:9 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 12:9 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 12:9 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 12:9 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 12:9 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 12:9 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:9 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:9 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 12:9 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 12:9 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 12:9 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 12:9 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 12:9 - William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:9 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 12:9 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 12:9 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 12:9 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 12:9 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

John 12:9 - A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, Critical, Doctrinal, and Homiletical by Lange

John 12:9 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 12:9 - Peake's Commentary on the Bible

John 12:9 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 12:9 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 12:9 - The Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 12:9 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 12:9 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 12:9 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 12:9 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 12:9 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 12:9 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

John 12:9 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 12:9 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary