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John 13:10 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "Jesus saith to him," (legei auto lesous) "Jesus responded to him," to his earnest outburst for a complete cleansing, when the meaning of our Lord's washing their feet was clear to him.

2) "He that is washed," (ho leloumenos) "The one who is (exists) washed," already, that is already clean, that is bathed all over, redeemed by faith in His blood, Rom 3:25; Tit 3:5.

3) "Needeth not save to wash his feet," (ouk echei chreian ei me tous poclas nipsasthai) "Has not a need (really) to wash his feet," or to object that another wash his feet, without embarrassment. As the priest was physically clean before, and while making the sacrifice, yet before he entered the tabernacle, from the brazen altar of sacrifice, he washed his hands and feet at the laver, indicating that those redeemed need cleansing from daily defilement, and is a symbol of it.

4) "But is clean every whit:" (all' estin katharos holos) "But he exists as wholly cleansed," Eph 5:20, already clean, 1Co 1:30; 1Co 6:11; 1Jn 3:9; Yet they needed daily cleansing, as a traveler needed to wash his feet upon entrance to a home, because of dust on his feet from the sandals he wore, 2Co 7:1; Jas 1:21; Act 15:8-9.

5) "And ye are clean," (kai humeis katharoi este) "And you all are clean," you disciples, as a whole, as a church fellowship. Yet they needed humility, and daily confession, and cleansing from defilements, contracted or motivated from the world, Mat 6:11-12; Jas 5:16-17; 1Jn 1:9.

6) "But not all." (all' ouch pantes) "But not all," are really cleansed, Joh 6:64. Not all of the disciples, especially that one who was also an apostle, Judas Iscariot, who was then plotting to betray and sell Him, like a man would sell a dog, Joh 12:4; Mar 14:10-11.

Consult other comments:

John 13:10 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 13:10 - The Greek Testament

John 13:10 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 13:10 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 13:10 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 13:10 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 13:10 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 13:10 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:10 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:10 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 13:10 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 13:10 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 13:10 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 13:10 - The Great Texts of the Bible

John 13:10 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 13:10 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 13:10 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 13:10 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 13:10 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 13:10 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 13:10 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 13:10 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 13:10 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:10 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 13:10 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 13:10 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 13:10 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary