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John 9:37 Commentary - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

1) "Then Jesus said unto him," (eipen auto ho lesous) "Jesus said directly to him," in response to his appeal, as He had answered questions that had helped both Nicodemus and the Samaritan woman to be saved, Joh 9:3-4.

2) ''Thou hast both seen him,'' (kai heorakas auton) ''You have even seen him," already, when Jesus had searched for and found Him, taken the initiative that the man might be saved, Joh 9:35. Jesus was more anxious to give him eternal life than physical sight, 1Jn 5:13. Much as the disclosure to the Samaritan woman, Joh 4:26.

3) "And it is he that talketh with thee." (kai ho lalon meta sou ekemos estin) "And he is that one who is speaking to you," or communicating with you, right now, the one who healed you. This is much like He revealed His identity to the Samaritan woman, Joh 4:26. Further light burst forth upon the former blind man at this moment, more light than at the moment his blind eyes had been opened, for he now saw himself as a sinner and Jesus as the "Light of the world," who lightens and enlightens 11 every man that cometh into the world," Joh 1:9; Luk 2:32, Joh 8:12; 2Co 4:3-4.

Consult other comments:

John 9:37 - The Greek Testament

John 9:37 - Calvin's Complete Commentary

John 9:37 - The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges

John 9:37 - Commentary on the Holy Bible by Thomas Coke

John 9:37 - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphics

John 9:37 - Expository Notes of Dr. Constable (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:37 - Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:37 - Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary

John 9:37 - John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible

John 9:37 - Gnomon of the New Testament

John 9:37 - Henry Alford's Greek Testament

John 9:37 - Jamieson, Fausset and Brown's Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

John 9:37 - Heinrich August Wilhelm Meyer's New Testament Commentary

John 9:37 - Commentary Series on the Bible by Peter Pett

John 9:37 - English Annotations on the Holy Bible by Matthew Poole

John 9:37 - Old and New Testaments Restoration Commentary

John 9:37 - Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament

John 9:37 - A Popular Commentary on the New Testament

John 9:37 - John Trapp's Complete Commentary (Old and New Testaments)

John 9:37 - The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

John 9:37 - Combined Bible Commentary

Garner-Howes Baptist Commentary