John 17:18 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "As thou hast sent me into the world," (kathos eme apesteilas eis ton kosmon) "Just as you sent commissioned or mandated me into the world," Joh 17:23; Joh 17:25, to do a work and I have done it, as of this day, Joh 17:4-5; Joh 3:17.
2) "Even so have I also sent them into the world." (kago apesteilas autous eis ton kosmon) "I also sent, mandated, or commissioned them (to go) into the world," all the world, as a chosen church body to disseminate or sow the truth, Mar 16:15; Mat 28:18-20; Luk 24:46-52; Act 1:8.
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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.