John 18:8 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Jesus answered, I have told you that I am he:" (apekrithe lesous eipon humin hoti ego eimi) "Jesus answered, I told you all that I am he," the Nazarene, the one who is the Messiah, Deu 18:15-19; Mat 2:23; Joh 1:45-46.

2) "If therefore ye seek me," (ei oun eme zeteite) "If then you all seek me," or search for me, you have found me, the one you desire to oppress, As they did, led by Judas, Joh 18:3, fulfilling Psa 41:9.

3) "Let these go their way:" (aphete toutous hupagein) "Allow these (disciples) to go free,'' unarrested, or without detaining them, as suspects of law-breaking, as if they were criminals or harboring a criminal; His first care was for His friends, He was now ready to give His life for His church, too, Eph 5:25.

Consult other comments:

John 18:8 - Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

John 18:8 - The Greek Testament

John 18:8 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 18:8 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 18:8 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 18:8 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 18:8 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 18:8 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 18:8 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 18:8 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 18:8 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 18:8 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 18:8 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 18:8 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 18:8 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 18:8 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 18:8 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 18:8 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 18:8 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 18:8 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 18:8 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 18:8 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 18:8 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 18:8 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary