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John 7:32 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "The Pharisees heard," (ekousan hoi Pharisaioi) "The Pharisees heard the report," of the common people.

2) "That the people murmured such things concerning him;” (tou ochlou gonguzontos peri autou tauta) "That the crowd of people murmured these things concerning him," whispered, or quietly repeated good things about Jesus, questioning the jealousy, fear, and malice of the Jewish leaders, Joh 7:31.

3) "And the Pharisees and the chief priests sent," (kai apesteilan hoi archiereis kai hoi Pharisaioi) "And the Pharisees and administrative priests mandated or commissioned," ordered by fiat, from an apparently quickly called session of the Sanhedrin, to clothe the officers with legal authority, as they often met, Joh 11:53; Joh 18:3; Joh 18:12; Joh 19:6, Act 5:22; Act 5:26.

4) "Officers to take him," (huperetas hina piasosin auton) "Attendants in order that they might arrest him,'' by orders of the Sanhedrin council. This term ''Pharisees and chief priests" or "administrative priests ' seems to refer to authority for actions vested in the Sanhedrin council, Mat 21:45-46; Mat 27:62-65.

Consult other comments:

John 7:32 - The Greek Testament

John 7:32 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 7:32 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 7:32 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 7:32 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 7:32 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 7:32 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 7:32 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:32 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:32 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 7:32 - F.B. Meyer's Through the Bible Commentary

John 7:32 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 7:32 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 7:32 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 7:32 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 7:32 - William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament

John 7:32 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 7:32 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 7:32 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 7:32 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 7:32 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 7:32 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 7:32 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 7:32 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 7:32 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:32 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 7:32 - You Can Understand the Bible: Study Guide Commentary Series by Bob Utley

John 7:32 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 7:32 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 7:32 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary