John 17:7 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Now they have known," (nun egnokan) "Now and for the future they have known," and have a continuing awareness or knowledge, now confirmed by experience, 2Pe 1:16. The more light one obeys the more is revealed to him.

2) "That all things whatsoever thou hast given me," (hoti panta hosa dedokas moi) "That all things that is as many as you have given to me," honor, and glory, and power, in fulfilling Old Testament Prophecies and performing the miracles that He performed and doing the teaching that He did, 2Pe 1:17-18; Joh 20:30-31; Joh 5:26; Joh 5:36-37; Joh 6:39; Joh 8:28.

3) "Are of thee." (para sou eisin) "They are (or exist) from alongside you," from your authorization, 1Co 8:6. They knew that He, His miracles, and His teachings were from the Father, therefore they should honor His Father in their mission He was giving over to them, Joh 20:21; Act 1:8; Mat 28:18-20.

Consult other comments:

John 17:7 - The Greek Testament

John 17:7 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:7 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:7 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:7 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:7 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 17:7 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:7 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:7 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:7 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:7 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:7 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:7 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:7 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:7 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 17:7 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:7 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:7 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:7 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:7 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:7 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:7 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:7 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary