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John 13:16 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Verily, verily, I say unto you," (amen amen lego humin) "Truly, truly, I tell you all," as my friends, my church, my servants, and ambassadors, Joh 15:14-15; 2Co 5:20. In solemn tones He said it.

2) "The servant is not greater than his lord;" (ouk estin doulos meizon tou kuriou) "A servant is (exists) not greater than his lord or master," Joh 15:20, and should not be, or hold himself to be above, or too good to do lowly service, to which our Lord condescended, Php_2:5-7. It is the duty of the servant to serve his master.

3) "Nor he that is sent," (oude apostolos) "Nor is that one who is commissioned, or mandated," Jesus was not greater than His Father who sent Him, Luk 19:10; Joh 3:16. Nor were the apostles whom He had ordained and sent.

4) "Greater than he that sent him." (meizon tou pempsantos auton) ''Greater than the one who sent, ,commissioned, or mandated him," Joh 20:21; The sent is servant to the sender, and should be obedient and respectful to Him, is the idea, Mat 10:24. The spirit of the servant should be:

"Wherever He Leads I'll Go''

Consult other comments:

John 13:16 - The Greek Testament

John 13:16 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 13:16 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 13:16 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 13:16 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 13:16 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 13:16 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 13:16 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:16 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:16 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 13:16 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 13:16 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 13:16 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 13:16 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 13:16 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 13:16 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 13:16 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 13:16 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 13:16 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 13:16 - Ryle's Expository Thoughts on the Gospels

John 13:16 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 13:16 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 13:16 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 13:16 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 13:16 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary