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John 17:14 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "I have given them thy word;" (ego dedoka autois ton logon sou) "I have given directly to them your word," which you gave me, which is "true from the beginning," Psa 119:42; Psa 119:50; Psa 119:160-161; Mar 16:15; Act 4:29; Heb 4:12.

2) "And the world hath hated them," (kai ho kosmos emisesen autous) "And the world has hated them," with a continuing hate, as I told them it would, Mat 5:11-12; Joh 15:19. The world hates them because of the Revelation of God in Christ through them, as His church, that supplanted the Jewish house (order) and form of worship, Eph 3:21; Mat 5:1-3; Mat 10:12; Heb 3:1-6; 1Ti 3:15.

3) "Because they are not of the world," (hoti ouk ek tou kosmou) "Because they are not (exist not) out of the world order," Joh 15:18-19. They do not possess its predominating spirit, observe its policies, or share in its fate. Though they are yet carnal, they have the power and presence of the Spirit to lead, guide, and help them, Gal 5:22-25; Rom 8:14; Rom 8:16.

4) "Even as I am not of the world." (kathos ego ouk eimi ek tou kosmou) "Just as I am not (exist not) out of the world order of things. They have my Spirit in them, they are in me, have my eternal nature implanted, Joh 10:27-29, and ''love not the world," in its fallen state, order, and impulses

Consult other comments:

John 17:14 - The Greek Testament

John 17:14 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:14 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:14 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:14 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:14 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 17:14 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:14 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:14 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:14 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:14 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:14 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:14 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:14 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 17:14 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:14 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 17:14 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 17:14 - The Popular Commentary on the Bible by Kretzmann

John 17:14 - Expositions Of Holy Scripture by Alexander MacLaren

John 17:14 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 17:14 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:14 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:14 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:14 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:14 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 17:14 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:14 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:14 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:14 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary