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John 14:3 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1 ) "And if I go and prepare a place for you," (kai ean poreutho kai hetoimaso topon humin) "And if I go and prepare a place for you all," or as surely as I go, I will not desert you, abandon you to find your own way to my Father's house, and the resting station for you in eternity.

2) "I will come again," (palin erchomai) "I come again," of my own will, choice, or accord. This is an assurance from Jesus Himself, certifying that as surely as He went away on a mission for His own, He would come in a special way to receive His own. That He went into heaven with outstretched hands blessing His own indicates that the same purpose exists as a priority of purpose in His return, Luk 24:50-53; Act 1:10-11.

3) "And receive you unto myself," (kai poreuomai humus pros emauton) "And I will receive you alongside and to myself," in an intimate way, as certainly as if it were already done. He departed for a little while that He might be with His own forever, 1Th 4:17; Joh 12:26; Joh 17:24.

4) "That where I am there ye maybe also." (hina hopou eimi ego kai humeis ete) "In order that where I exist you all may also be," be united, exist or reside forever. As also certified Act 1:10-11; Heb 10:36-37; 1Th 4:17; 2Co 5:8; Php_1:21.

Consult other comments:

John 14:3 - The Greek Testament

John 14:3 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 14:3 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 14:3 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 14:3 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 14:3 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 14:3 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:3 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:3 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 14:3 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 14:3 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 14:3 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 14:3 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 14:3 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 14:3 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 14:3 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 14:3 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 14:3 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 14:3 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 14:3 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 14:3 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 14:3 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 14:3 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:3 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 14:3 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 14:3 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 14:3 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary