John 16:29 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "His disciples said unto him," (legousin hoi mathetai autou) "The church disciples of him say," directly or openly to Him, with a sense of certain relief.
2) "Lo, now speakest thou plainly," (ide nun en parresia laleis) "Just grasp it, you now speak clearly," or in plain words, plainness so that we know what you are talking about, at length, Joh 16:25-28.
3) "And speakest no proverb." (kai paroimian oudemian legeis) "And you speak no allegory," no veiled thing or covert thing, as you often have, when we could not bear, or bear up, under the strain of certain things, Joh 16:12; Joh 10:6.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
The Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary of the Whole Bible was originally published as a 23-volume set by Albert Garner (principal author) along with J. C. Howes, G.F. Crumley, and Eugene Garner in 1985. The Blessed Hope Foundation has released this digital edition into the public domain.