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John 14:21 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "He that hath my commandments," (ho echon tas entolas mou) "The one having, holding or possessing my commandments," continually in heart and memory as given Joh 13:34-35; Joh 14:15; Luk 9:23.

2) "And keepeth them," (kai teron autas) "And the one who guards, keeps, protects, or adheres to them," observes them, obediently, as a servant obeys his master, Joh 14:21; Joh 15:14; 1Jn 2:5.

3) "He it is that loveth me:" (ekeinos estin ho agapon me) "That one is the one who loves me," Joh 15:9-12; Joh 15:14. True love is not a mere sentimental fancy but affection so genuine of soul that it motivates obedient service.

4) "And he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father," (ho de agapon me agapethesetai hupo tou patros mou) "And the one who loves me (with a priority love), by choice, by his own volition, he will be loved of my Father, for my sake, Joh 14:23-24.

5) "And I will love him," (kago agapeso auton) "And I will love him," with an holy affectionate love, Joh 14:21; He loved; He loves; and He will always love His own, unto the end; For it is written, "Having loved His own He loved them unto the end, Joh 13:1.

6) "And will manifest myself to him." (kai emphaniso auto emauton) "And I will manifest myself personally to him," or make myself known to him, that I dwell in him and that he dwells in me, by the Spirit and by the Word, Joh 14:21; Rom 8:14-16; Rom 8:26-27; Joh 17:24-26.

Consult other comments:

John 14:21 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 14:21 - The Greek Testament

John 14:21 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 14:21 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 14:21 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 14:21 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 14:21 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 14:21 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 14:21 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:21 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:21 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 14:21 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 14:21 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 14:21 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 14:21 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 14:21 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 14:21 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 14:21 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:21 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 14:21 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 14:21 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

John 14:21 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 14:21 - The People's Bible by Joseph Parker

John 14:21 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 14:21 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 14:21 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 14:21 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 14:21 - Ryle's Expository Thoughts on the Gospels

John 14:21 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 14:21 - Spurgeon's Verse Expositions of the Bible

John 14:21 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:21 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 14:21 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 14:21 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 14:21 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary