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John 7:39 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "(But this spake he of the Spirit," (touto de eipen peri tou pneumatos) "Yet he said this concerning the Spirit," Joh 14:16; Joh 15:26.

2) "Which they that believe on him should receive:” (hou emellon lambanein hoi pisteusantes eis auton) "Whom those who believed into him were about to receive," as an indwelling one, a comforter, a paraclete, Isa 44:3; Joe 2:28; Act 2:17; Act 2:33.

3) "For the Holy Ghost was not yet given;" (oupo gar en pneuma) "For the Spirit was not (existed) not yet," in baptismal power of His "church-ye-fellowship," in the empowering direction for the church, to which He came on Pentecost, in a special way, as promised, Luk 24:46-51; Act 1:8; Act 2:1-4.

4) "Because that Jesus was not yet glorified,)" (hoti lesous oudepo edoksasthe) "Because Jesus was not yet having been glorified," Joh 13:31; Joh 17:5; Act 3:13, and the Spirit was to come to lead the church through her wilderness age, only after the Son had returned to the Father, Act 1:8.

Consult other comments:

John 7:39 - The Greek Testament

John 7:39 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 7:39 - Expository Notes with Practical Observations on the New Testament

John 7:39 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 7:39 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 7:39 - Adam Clarke's Commentary and Critical Notes on the Bible

John 7:39 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 7:39 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:39 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:39 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 7:39 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 7:39 - Geneva Bible Notes

John 7:39 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 7:39 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 7:39 - William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament

John 7:39 - Godet Commentary (Luke, John, Romans and 1 Corinthians)

John 7:39 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 7:39 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 7:39 - Lightfoot Commentary Gospels

John 7:39 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 7:39 - Church Pulpit Commentary

John 7:39 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 7:39 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 7:39 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 7:39 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 7:39 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 7:39 - Scofield Reference Bible Notes

John 7:39 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 7:39 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 7:39 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 7:39 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 7:39 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary