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John 17:8 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me;" (hoti ta hermata ha edokas moi dedoka autois) "Because the words (of direction) that you gave to me I have doled out to them," shared with them, Joh 5:19; Joh 7:16; Joh 8:28; Joh 12:49.

2) "And they have received them," (kai autoi elabon) ''And they (as my disciples, my house, my bride, my church) have received them," been faithful to embrace them, Joh 1:12; Joh 16:30; Mat 14:33; Mat 16:15-16; Joh 6:69; Joh 11:27; Act 9:20.

3) "And have known surely that I came out from thee," (kai egnosan alethos hoti para soul ekselthon) "And they have truly, surely, or certainly known that I came forth from alongside you," from your presence, Joh 3:16-17; by the things I have taught, the things I have done, and their own experience of trust in me, Joh 6:68; Joh 16:30.

4) "And they have believed," (kai episteusan) "And they believed," and continue to believe or trust, Joh 1:12; Joh 20:30-31.

5) "That thou didst send me." (hoti su me apesteilas) "That you sent, commissioned, or mandated me," vs. 3, to come into the world, as that prophet who was to come, Deu 18:15-19; Gal 4:4-5; Joh 20:21. He was that sent one, that predicted teacher.

Consult other comments:

John 17:8 - The Greek Testament

John 17:8 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 17:8 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 17:8 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 17:8 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 17:8 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 17:8 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 17:8 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:8 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 17:8 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 17:8 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 17:8 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 17:8 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 17:8 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 17:8 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 17:8 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 17:8 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 17:8 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 17:8 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 17:8 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 17:8 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 17:8 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 17:8 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary