John 9:29 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "We know that God spoke unto Moses:" (hemeis oidamen hoti Mousei lelaleken ho theos) ''We perceive that God has spoken by Moses:- How could they know except by Moses' words and deeds, as attested by the law? Psa 103:7; Heb 3:5.
2) "As for this fellow, we know not," (touton de ouk oidamen) ''Yet we do not know or recognize this one," this Jesus whose name they would not even speak or pronounce, Joh 8:16.
3) "From whence he is.'' (pothen estin) "From what source he is or exists,'' as a person. The they were confronted with one of His works, the kind by which Nicodemus affirmed they knew Jesus was a man come from God, Joh 3:2. He was speaking to them just as supernaturally as He ever spoke to men in times past, through Moses and the prophets, but they were the more obstinate, Heb 1:1-3.
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Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
The Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary of the Whole Bible was originally published as a 23-volume set by Albert Garner (principal author) along with J. C. Howes, G.F. Crumley, and Eugene Garner in 1985. The Blessed Hope Foundation has released this digital edition into the public domain.