Verses of John 8
John 8:44 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "Ye are of your father the devil," (humeis ek tou patros tou diabolou este) "You all are (exist) of and from your father (the) devil," by nature children of wrath, Eph 2:3; and by practice, children of the devil, as expressed 1Jn 3:10; Rev 10:10; Mat 12:34.
2) "And the lusts of your father ye do." (kai tes epithumias tou patros humon thelete poiein) "And you all have a priority will to do, repeatedly, the lustful desires of your father," the devil; You will practice lusts as children of the wicked one, not of Abraham, as you claim, Joh 8:33; Joh 8:37; Mat 13:38; 1Jn 3:8.
3) "He was a murderer from the beginning," (ekeinos anthropoktonos en ap' arches) "That one (the devil) was (existed as) a man-killer from the beginning," of his contact with men, even of Adam and Eve, Gen 3:1-24; And your plot to murder me comes from his nature in you, Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 7:19-20; Joh 7:25; Joh 8:37; Joh 8:40.
4) "And abode not in the truth," (kai en te aletheia ouk esteken) "And in the truth he did not stand," or in the way of honesty and truth, for he lied to Adam and Eve, while they were in an unfallen state in Eden, Gen 3:4-5; Jud 1:6.
5) "Because there is no truth in him." (hoti ouk estin aletheia en auto) "Because truth does not exist in him," at all, in his nature, or in his moral integrity, of which he is totally void, Gen 3:13.
6) "When he speaketh a lie," (hoton lale to pseudos) "When he speaks a lie," gives God the lie, Gen 3:4-5.
7) "He speaketh of his own: for he is a liar," (ek ton idion lalei hoti pseuetes estin) "He speaks out of his own nature, and character, because he exists as a liar."
8) "And the father of it." (kai ho pater autou) "And he is its father," the father or begetter of the lie, of all lies and liars, who dying in impenitence shall have their part with him, their father, in the lake of fire and brimstone, Rev 12:9; Rev 20:10; Rev 21:8.
Verses of John 8
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
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