John 17:3 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "And this is life eternal," (aute de estin he aionios zoe) "And this is (exists in essence as) eternal life,'' which believers receive from Him, and may know that they have it, Joh 3:14-15; Joh 10:27-29; 1Jn 5:13.

2) "That they might know thee the only true God," (hina ginoskosin se ton monon alethinon theon) "in order that they may know you the only true God," the essence, sum and joy of eternal life through Christ, 1Jn 5:20, in whom alone men should trust and glory, 1Co 8:6; Jer 9:23-24. He is "the only true God," in contrast with "many false gods," Psa 115:4; Psa 115:9; 1Co 8:5-6.

3) "And Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent." (kai apesteilas lesoun Christon) "And he whom you did send, Jesus Christ," to redeem or ransom the lost to you, Luk 19:10; Joh 3:17; Gal 4:4-5; 1Ti 2:6; Tit 3:14.

Consult other comments:

John 17:3 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 17:3 - The Greek Testament

John 17:3 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:3 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:3 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:3 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:3 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 17:3 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 17:3 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:3 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:3 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:3 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:3 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:3 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 17:3 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:3 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:3 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 17:3 - The Great Texts of the Bible

John 17:3 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:3 - The Apologists Bible Commentary

John 17:3 - Biblical Illustrator Edited by Joseph S. Exell

John 17:3 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 17:3 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 17:3 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 17:3 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 17:3 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:3 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:3 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:3 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:3 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:3 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:3 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 17:3 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:3 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary