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John 14:9 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Jesus saith unto him," (legei auto ho lesous) "Jesus responded to him directly," because Philip seemed to have a longing or craving to see the Father.

2) "Have I been so long time with you," (tousoton chronon meth' humon eimi) "Am I so long a time with you," existing with and near you, for an extended period of continuing time. How much longer has He been with you and me personally, through the clearer revelation and

help of the Holy Spirit? And in and through His church, as He promised, Mat 28:20; Joh 14:16-17.

3) "And yet hast thou not known me, Philip?" (kai ouk egnokas me Philippe) "And you have not known me, Philip?" This appears to be a matter of regret to Jesus, after having taught Philip for so long a time; And yet he did not seem to understand that Jesus was the Son of God, or that to have seen and accepted Him, was to have seen and received His heavenly Father.

4) "He that hath seen me hath seen the father;” (ho heorakos eme heoraken ton patera) "The one who has seen me has seen the Father," for the godhead dwelt in Him bodily, Col 1:15; Col 2:9. This is another clear statement of His oneness and unity with the Father.

5) "And how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?" (pos su legeis deikson hemin ton patera) "Just how do you say or can you say, show us the Father?'' since I am His express image, through which He shines in you, Heb 1:3; 2Co 4:4.

Consult other comments:

John 14:9 - The Greek Testament

John 14:9 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 14:9 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 14:9 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 14:9 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 14:9 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 14:9 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:9 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:9 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 14:9 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 14:9 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 14:9 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 14:9 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 14:9 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 14:9 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 14:9 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 14:9 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 14:9 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 14:9 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 14:9 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 14:9 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 14:9 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 14:9 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 14:9 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary