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John 14:16 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

THE PROMISE OF THE SPIRIT, v. 16-26

1) "And I will pray the Father," (kago eroteso ton patera) "And I will request the Father," appeal to the Father, my Father in heaven and yours, from whom I came and to whom I am soon returning, Joh 16:17; Joh 16:27-28; Luk 11:13.

2) "And he shall give you another comforter," (kai allon parakleton dosei humin) "And he will give-you another comforter," one to strengthen, a paraclete, an helper, one to go along with and beside you, when I have gone to my Father's residence, He is one who will come into the assembly of you all, and remain there to help you forever, Luk 24:29; Act 1:8; Act 2:4.

3) "That he may abide with you forever." (hina he meth' humon eis ton aiona) "In order that he may be with you all forever, - into the age, the heavenly age, when you come to my Father's house, as my bride, into the ages, Eph 3:21; Joh 16:7; Joh 16:13-14. This is something Jesus could not do forever in His bodily presence. This paraclete (comrade or companion) is also referred to as or translated "advocate," as a person called to one's aid or assistance, especially in courts of justice, to represent or defend one, 1Jn 2:1.

Consult other comments:

John 14:16 - The Greek Testament

John 14:16 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 14:16 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 14:16 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 14:16 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 14:16 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 14:16 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 14:16 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 14:16 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:16 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:16 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 14:16 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 14:16 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 14:16 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 14:16 - Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:16 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 14:16 - Lightfoot Commentary Gospels

John 14:16 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 14:16 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 14:16 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 14:16 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 14:16 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 14:16 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 14:16 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 14:16 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 14:16 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:16 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 14:16 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 14:16 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 14:16 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary