John 9:35 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary
1) "Jesus heard that they had cast him out;"- (ekousen lesous hoti eksebalon auton ekso) "Jesus heard that they had excluded or excommunicated him," from all privileges of the synagogue, Joh 9:22; Joh 16:2. The compassion of Jesus was stirred for the man upon hearing what the Pharisees had done to him, in pronouncing him a reprobate, an outcast from the synagogue.
2) "And when he had found him, he said unto him," (kai heuron auton eipen) "And upon finding him, he said," Blessed are the outcasts whom Jesus finds in the highways and by-ways of life, the persecuted and cast down who are always objects of His love and care, Psa 27:10; Mat 5:10; Luk 6:22; Psa 103:13, Isa 49:15.
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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.