John 17:2 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "As thou hast given him power over all flesh," (kathos edokas auto eksousian pases sarkos) "Just as you gave him authority over all flesh," administrative judgment over all men, over the human race, Joh 3:35; Joh 5:22; Joh 5:27.

2) "That he should give eternal life," (hina dose autois zoen aionion) "In order that he may give to them (of all flesh) eternal life," Joh 10:27-29; 1Jn 5:13. Jesus has five gifts to offer to every believer: 1) Eternal life, Joh 17:2; John 2) The Father's name, Joh 17:6; Joh 17:26; Joh 20:17; John 3) The Father's word, Joh 17:8; Joh 17:14; John 4) His own joy, Joh 17:13; John , 5) His own glory, Joh 17:22.

3) "To as many as thou hast given him." (pan ho dedokas auto) "That is, to all those whom you have given to Him," drawn by the Father, Joh 6:44, even to each of those who comes to, or believes in, trusts Him, Joh 6:37; Joh 6:45; Deu 18:15; Deu 18:19; Rev 22:17; Isa 55:1-3; Mat 11:28.

Consult other comments:

John 17:2 - The Greek Testament

John 17:2 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:2 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:2 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:2 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:2 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 17:2 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:2 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:2 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:2 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:2 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:2 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 17:2 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:2 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:2 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 17:2 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:2 - Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:2 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 17:2 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 17:2 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 17:2 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:2 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:2 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:2 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:2 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 17:2 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:2 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:2 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 17:2 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:2 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary