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John 9:15 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Then again the Pharisees also asked him," (palin oun eroton auton kai hoi Pharisaioi) "Then again the Pharisees asked him," after his neighbors had asked him "how" he had been made to see, he had told them, and they had related it to the Pharisees, arch-enemies of Jesus, Joh 9:10-11. They simply wanted to prove Jesus to be a Sabbath breaker, though they too did good on the Sabbath, themselves broke the letter, if not the spirit of the law, Joh 7:19.

2) "How he had received his sight." (pos aneblepsen) "How he had come to see," or just how he had received his sight, relate it to us if you will, see if you can keep your story straight, is the idea of their cynical, entrapment designed inquiry, since it was on a sabbath day that it had occurred, Joh 9:14; Joh 5:9-10; Joh 5:16; Joh 5:18; Joh 5:25; And they sought every way possible to entrap Jesus as a law breaker, to put Him to death.

3) "He said unto them, He put clay upon mine eyes," (ho de eipen autois) "Then he told them," directly (pelon epetheken mou epi tous ophthalmous) "He put, placed, or set clay upon my eyes," as it occurred, and as he had already related it to his neighbors and acquaintances who had known him to be blind from birth, and a beggar, Joh 9:1; Joh 9:8; Joh 9:11.

4) "And I washed, and do see." (kai enipsamen kai blepo) "And I washed(for myself) and I now see, that doubting men today might anoint their eyes with eye-salve, that they might see the marvels of God's work and grace among fallen men, believe, and be saved, and go on undaunted in their labors, in spite of carping critical obstructionists, and fault finders against God, His Word, His church, and His people, Gal 6:9, 1Co 15:57-58, Heb 12:1-2.

Consult other comments:

John 9:15 - The Greek Testament

John 9:15 - Albert Barnes' Notes on the Bible

John 9:15 - Joseph Benson’s Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 9:15 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 9:15 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 9:15 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 9:15 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:15 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:15 - The Expositor’s Greek Testament by Robertson

John 9:15 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 9:15 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 9:15 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 9:15 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 9:15 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 9:15 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 9:15 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 9:15 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 9:15 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 9:15 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 9:15 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:15 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 9:15 - Whedon's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments

John 9:15 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary