John 8:40 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "But now ye seek to kill me," (nun de zeteite me apokteinai) "Yet now and continually hereafter by former collusion, you seek to kill or assassinate me," Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 7:19-20; Joh 7:25; Joh 8:37, as children of the devil, Joh 8:4; 1Jn 3:10.

2) "A man that hath told you the truth," (anthropon hos ten aletheian humin lelaleka) "A man who has spoken the truth to you,"

3) "Which I have heard of God:- (hen ekousa para tou theou) "Which I heard from God," alongside, while in communion and fellowship with God, Joh 8:47; Joh 8:56; Joh 12:48.

4) "This did not Abraham." (touto Abraam ouk epoiesen) "Abraham did not do this, "this kind of thing. He did not turn a deaf ear to the voice and call of God to Him in Ur of Chaldee, Gen 12:1-5; or when the angel-messenger reported the coming birth of Isaac, Gen 17:18; Gen 17:15-19, or when God called on Him to offer his son Isaac, as a sacrifice, etc. Gen 22:1-14.

Consult other comments:

John 8:40 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 8:40 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 8:40 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 8:40 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 8:40 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 8:40 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 8:40 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 8:40 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 8:40 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 8:40 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 8:40 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 8:40 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 8:40 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 8:40 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 8:40 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 8:40 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 8:40 - Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament

John 8:40 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary