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John 15:13 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Greater love hath no man than this," (meizona tautes agapen oudeis echei) "Greater love than this (priority degree of affection) no one has, holds, or possesses," none that is greater in degree of suffering and sacrifice than when His soul was made a sacrifice for sin, Isa 53:10; 2Co 5:21; 1Pe 2:24.

2) "That a man lay down his life,"(hina tis ten psuchen autou the) "In order that anyone should lay down his life," as a testimony of love and friendship for a friend. Self-sacrifice is the high-water mark of love of friend for friend, Pro 17:17; Pro 27:6.

3) "For his friends." (huper ton philon, autou) "On behalf of his friends." But Jesus had the "greater love" than the greatest among men of the world, when He laid down His life voluntarily for His enemies, Joh 10:8; Rom 5:7-8. For while we were enemies, or though we were enemies, Christ died for us, Isa 53:10-12.

Consult other comments:

John 15:13 - The Greek Testament

John 15:13 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 15:13 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 15:13 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 15:13 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 15:13 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 15:13 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 15:13 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 15:13 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 15:13 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 15:13 - Expositors Bible Commentary

John 15:13 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 15:13 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 15:13 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 15:13 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 15:13 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 15:13 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 15:13 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 15:13 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 15:13 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 15:13 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 15:13 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 15:13 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 15:13 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 15:13 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 15:13 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 15:13 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 15:13 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 15:13 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary