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John 17:5 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "And now, 0 Father, glorify thou me," (kai nun doksason me su pater) "And now and hereafter, Father you glorify me," restore me to that glory, glory state from which I came down, 2Co 8:9.

2) "With thine own self," (para seauto) ''Alongside or with yourself." in close comradeship with you, Joh 1:1. This indicates the character of glorification He sought, a restoration to His former estate with the Father, indicating one of joy and companionship.

3) "With the glory which I had with thee," (te dokse he eichion) “With the glory I had, held, or possessed with you.” One we enjoyed, sharing your throne, your estate, or your kingdom, from which I came down to earth, Php_2:6; Heb 1:1-3; Heb 1:10.

4) "Before the world was." (pro tou ton kosmon) ''Before or prior to the world," prior to the existence of the world. (einai para soi) "To be (exist) alongside or with you.'' In this statement He reflected His eternal existence, being, and Sonship, in the Godhead bodily, Col 2:9; Joh 1:14; Col 1:19.

Consult other comments:

John 17:5 - The Greek Testament

John 17:5 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:5 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:5 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:5 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:5 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 17:5 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:5 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:5 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:5 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:5 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:5 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:5 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 17:5 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:5 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 17:5 - Peake's Commentary on the Bible

John 17:5 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:5 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:5 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:5 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:5 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:5 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:5 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 17:5 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:5 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary