They are the true members, of the family of God. John 19:36 points the same way, where Christ appears as the antitype of the paschal lamb. "Commentary on John 13:1". Raleigh, The Way to the City, p. 23; Plain Sermons by Contributors to "Tracts for the Times," vol. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. In all these passages εἰς τέλος may mean either ‘at last, finally,’ or ‘to the uttermost, utterly.’ To the uttermost seems preferable here. These poor men who, with all their errors, did cleave to Him; who, in some dim way, understood somewhat of His greatness and His sweetness-and do you and I do more?-who, with all their sins, yet were true to Him in the main; who had surrendered very much to follow Him, and had identified themselves with Him, were they to have no special place in His heart because in that heart the whole world lay? "Hawker's Poor Man's Commentary". Shakespeare’s Sonnets, cxvi., “Love … bears it out even to the edge of doom”.] 1983-1999. NKJV: New King James Version . BibliographyNisbet, James. Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. This made Veleurio, a Dutch divine, when he lay upon his death bed, break out into these sweet words (Joh. 1. We have, running through these precious discourses which follow my text, many allusions to the separation which was to ensue, and to His leaving His followers in circumstances of peculiar peril, defenceless and solitary. Similarly he also omits describing Jesus’ baptism and the transfiguration, and His prayers in the Garden, although bringing out the underlying meaning of them all. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Throughout Jesus' public life one can trace a growing consciousness of His Divine dignity. The idea is that as the Son of God He will once more be united with His Father in His supreme glory. I. The rendering of the A.V. John 13:1. πρὸ δὲ τῆς ἑορτῆς τοῦ πάσχα, “before the feast of the Passover,” and therefore it was not the Paschal supper which is now described. Ah! Ch. He wept over Jerusalem. Luke 18:5 (see commentary in loc. He loved them unto the end—To the end of his sojourn with them. 4 , are not reckoned by days, but by hours and moments. 1828. The fact that our Lord rose up from the table, ver. having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them to the end. John Trapp Complete Commentary. 245. But had Jesus unmasked him before such fiery spirits as John and Peter, Judas would never have left that room alive. "Commentary on John 13:1". Revised Version (margin): ‘To the uttermost.’ No quality necessary to perfect love, either in its essence or exhibition, was wanting. Jesus had seated Himself at the table, and probably Peter enjoyed the honour of washing His feet. But if, on the contrary, we identify, as some interpreters do (Hengstenberg, Lange, Hofmann, Luthardt, Keil, etc. "Commentary on John 13:1". The whole feast, including the feast of unleavened bread, lasted eight days. If our Lord's washing occurred immediately before the beginning of the last paschal meal, John is in perfect harmony with the other Evangelists. American Tract Society. ", Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament. By performing this act of humility, Jesus … is not he that sitteth at meat? See on John 12:23, and compare John 2:4. (124) How, the καὶ δείπνου, κ. τ. λ., which immediately follows, expresses, namely, by means of the washing of the feet, hence it cannot be understood of the whole work of love in suffering (Graf). John had no need to deny a supposition so absurd. That would have had to be recorded, if the act had been one of independent origination; but as we see the reverse, we may fairly infer that the feet-washing was, so to speak, accidental in its origin. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton. And those who had neglected the act must be sought within the circle of the disciples. gives us some sort of analysis of the influences which then determined the flow and the shape of our Lord’s love. Thus understood John 13:1 here serves as an introduction to the great esoteric teaching of Christ to the apostles (John 13:2-17:26), called by Barnas Sears The Heart of Christ. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hmc/john-13.html. And though he will afterwards explain more clearly for what purpose Christ washed the feet of his disciples, yet, before doing so, he states, in a single word, that the Lord testified, by this visible sign, that the love with which he embraced them was firm and lasting; that, though they were deprived of his presence, they might still be convinced that death itself would not quench this love. The proof of love which Jesus now at the last gave to His disciples, beams out in all the richer light, because Jesus was clearly conscious that His transition into a state of glory was near at hand. John 1:11. Similar expressions are frequent in Homer. AT THE LAST SUPPER JESUS WASHES THE DISCIPLES' FEET--THE DISCOURSE ARISING THEREUPON. And if the prospect only sharpened and perfected, nor interrupted for one instant the flow of His love, the reality has no power to do aught else. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. It seems strange to think that a loving Master has gone up into the mountain, and has left His disciples to toil in rowing on the stormy sea of life; but the contrast is only apparent. He did not, as in Luke 7 , act the part of the host. In other words His life had been a kind of interlude between His previously having been with the Father (compare John 17:5), and His going to be with His Father, during which He had and would accomplish what the Father had given into His hands. “Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. What I do thou knowest not now; but thou shalt know hereafter— We do not now know perfectly any of his works, either of creation, providence, or grace. This phrase is worthy of notice; for it refers to the knowledge of Christ, that he knew that his death was a passage to the heavenly kingdom of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/john-13.html. The feet, either bare, or sandalled, or with shoes, were liable to be heated by the fine dust of the roads, and it was expected that the host would furnish means of washing them, see Luke 7:44. Holy Father, keep them through Thine own name.’ The same contrast between the certain security of the Shepherd and the troubled perils of the scattered flock seems to be in the words of my text, and suggests a sweet and blessed reason for the special tenderness with which He looked upon them. Once Judas has left Jesus turns to His other disciples and declares, ‘Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in Him. 1700-1703. Do you see to it, brethren, that you are of that inner circle who receive the whole Christ into their hearts, and to whom He can unfold the fullness of His love. 1. 7Jesus answered him, You dont know what I am doing now, but you will understand later. Christ’s love was perfectly pure, without admixture: perfectly self-sacrificing; ‘Greater love hath no man than this,’ etc. 8Peter said to him, You will never wash my feet! Second, the persons with whom He deals. John 13:1-20. THE CONTEXT "Now before the feast of the Passover" (13:1). BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. McGarvey says this is Thursday, April 6, 30 A.D. [by the corrected calendar]. "E.W. See Luke 22:14-15. It was the great love of Jesus for his own that motivated his supreme act of giving himself up to die for the remission of sins. My object will be best accomplished by simply following the guidance of the words before us, and asking you to look first at that love as a love which was not interrupted, but perfected by the prospect of separation. They serve to place in a clear light the thought of Jesus during the scenes which are immediately to follow, those of the washing of the disciples" feet and of the dismissal of Judas. As a dying father on his deathbed may yearn over orphans that he is leaving defenceless, so Christ is here represented as conscious of an accession even to the tender longings of His heart, when He thought of the loneliness and the dangers to which His followers were to be exposed. Then, still further, we have here this love suggested as being a love which has special tenderness towards its own. Sometimes it is not. 11. fol. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/john-13.html. The ‘now’ connects with Judas departure on his evil errand, and indicates that what is to result from the betrayal is for the glory of God and for the glory of Jesus as the Son of Man. Before the festival day, or feast of the Pasch. But when the great crisis came it only revealed His Heart and displayed His Love. How long, is not said: but probably, a very short time;—not more than one day at the most: see ch. This conviction ought now to be fixed also in our hearts. Pentecost, and Tabernacles, no part of that time being excepted; nor does the word feast, ‘To the end of His life’ is probably not the meaning: this would rather be μέχρι τέλους (Hebrews 3:6; Hebrews 3:14), or ἄχρι τέλους (Hebrews 6:11; Revelation 2:26), or ἕως τέλους (1 Corinthians 1:8; 2 Corinthians 1:13). τ. π.: at last ( εἰς τέλος is emphatic) He loved them, i.e. he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the Knowing all that was lying before Him, He was neither absorbed nor confounded, but carried a heart at leisure to love even then ‘unto the uttermost.’. The word "world" (Gr. 1. "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". John 13:1-13 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Washes His Disciples’ Feet 13 It was just before the Passover Festival. His is the character of a friend that never leaves or forsakes us; a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. 1832. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. But He had a special, complacent, unchanging love for ‘His own.’ He poured out the alabaster box of His love on them; on, on it flowed till He said, ‘As the Father hath loved Me, so have I loved you’ (John 15:9). ), Pater est Amator, Filius Redemptor, Spiritus Sanctus Consolator; quomodo itaque tristitia affici possim? And the like triumphant words were uttered to me by my late reverend good friend and father, Mr John Jackson, pastor of Binton, in Warwickshire, when he lay dying, and laid his last charge upon me, to preach Christ, who had swallowed up death in victory. As an analogy to the sense of ἠγάπησε, he loved, including the feeling and its manifestations, Odyss. J. Oswald Dykes, Christian World Pulpit, vol. I. What hand the devil had in the sufferings of our Saviour: he put it in Judas's heart to betray Christ, that is, he did suggest and inject such thoughts into his mind, which Judas instantly closed with. John 13:1. This phrase signifies therefore: the manifestation of His love even to its complete outpouring, in a way to exhaust it, in some sort. He would depart “out of the world;” they would be left “in the world,” as sheep among wolves, and as sheep without their shepherd. This will appear the obvious interpretation, when we consider that the motive of the transaction is indicated by the words, "as He loved His own," etc. But we can positively demonstrate that the feet-washing preceded the actual beginning of the supper and of the feast. Nowhere else does S. John use the periphrasis ‘the Feast of the Passover,’ which occurs in N.T. Revelation of heaven; promise of Comforter; assurance of friendship and safety; Gethsemane, ‘If ye seek Me let these go their way,’ etc. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. do not fail to mark the vast difference, wherever you meet it. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the Study Guide (PDF download). A gift takes its preciousness from the giver. Ver. It is our happiness, that though some such knots occur in holy writ, yet they are about things in which our salvation is not concerned; so as without danger to our souls we may be ignorant of what is the truth about them. ch. We have, e.g., in Amos 9:8, “I will not utterly destroy the house of Jacob, saith the Lord,” where the Hebrew is literally, “Destroying I will not destroy . The kosmos cannot receive the Spirit of truth, for it doesnt see him, neither knows him (14:17). 19, meet expressions having a bearing on the great controversy, not yet conclusively laid at rest, as to the day on which the Last Supper was eaten by Jesus and His disciples, as well as to that on which the crucifixion of Jesus took place. The person betraying, Judas; Judas a professor and a preacher: Judas an apostle, being one of the twelve, whom Christ had chosen out of all the world to be his dearest friends. For the expression βεβληκότος εἰς τὴν καρδίαν see especially Pindar, Olymp., xiii. See my Commentary on Matthew, Matthew 26:19. (b) To the end of His life. Here John says: "Before the feast of the Passover;" this wider term undoubtedly includes the entire day of the 14th of Nisan on which the leaven was removed from all the Israelite dwellings, and which was already counted for this reason among the days appertaining to the feast. But the latter carries with it an idea of relationship and property, such as we should say of a man's wife or children, yea, his own flesh. Ernst Hengstenberg on John, Revelation, Ecclesiastes, Ezekiel & Psalms. § 123.—JESUS WASHES THE FEET OF HIS DISCIPLES, John 13:1-20. We cannot enter with any particularity or depth into this marvellous and unique consciousness, but it is set forth here-and that is the point to which especially I desire to turn your attention-as the basis and the reason for a special tenderness softening His voice, and taking possession of His heart, as He thought of the impending separation. In this Gospel, the supper that Jesus shares with his disciples is not the Passover as in the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew 26:17-25; Mark 14:12-25; Luke 22:7-13). The words as here used refer specially to those who had been called by Him, and had left all and followed Him. This is not given as an amended rendering, because authority has been sought for it without success; but it is offered, as an explanation, to the reader’s judgment. Before the feast of the passover ... We take these words in their simplest and most obvious sense as declaring that the supper about to be narrated occurred in advance of the Jewish Passover; and, although it resembled the passover in so many details, it was nevertheless not technically the passover. For you and I, if we love and trust Him, are with Him ‘in the heavenly places’ even whilst we toil here, and He is with us, working with us, even whilst He ‘sitteth at the right hand of God.’. He gives expression to that which inwardly drew and impelled Him to display towards His own a further and a last token of love; He knew, indeed, that for Him the hour was come, to pass onward, etc. The matter then stands thus. Church Pulpit Commentary. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pnt/john-13.html. iv., p. 119. 1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. How were the disciples? iii. BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Ver. Having loved his own - Having given to them decisive and constant proofs of his love. The term, "love," used 31 times in chapters 13-17. But neither can we imagine it before the commencement of the feast, at a time so full of solemnity, unless we suppose that some circumstances surprised them into it, that something in the state of matters gave direct occasion for the contest. ; Acts 4:23; Acts 24:23; 1 Timothy 5:8; John 1:11. de) introducing a new subject. We learn immediately that Jesus knew that ‘the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He was come from God and went to God’ (John 13:3). See App-156. For though they appear to an English Reader as one and the same, yet they are not so in the original. The synoptics are in perfect harmony with this, Matthew making it clear that Jesus ate this meal reclining (Matthew 26:20), which he would not have done had it been the passover. It was a test of love for His own that at the last Christ did not forget them in the agitation of His own departure. The passages cited in support of this, Matthew 10:22; Matthew 24:13; Mark 13:13, may all be rendered to the uttermost. Interpretations differ. III. This verse contradicts the Synoptic accounts of the Passover (e.g, Mark 14:12) only if it introduces everything in chapters13-17. The expression: His hour was come, forms a contrast with that which we have so often met: "His hour was not yet come. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/john-13.html. He does not change; he always loves the same traits of character; nor does he withdraw his love from the soul. St. Peter, the most generous, said, ‘We have left all and followed Thee; what shall we have therefore.’ We love that which is humble; but the disciples more than once were detected in a strife as to which should be greatest. were to be connected with εἰδώς, this statement of time would nevertheless only be historically explicable from the fact that Jesus, conformably to the certainty which entered His mind before the feast—“my hour is come”—did what follows not first at the feast, i.e. Some have made this determination of time: before the feast, refer to the verb ἐγείρεται, rises, John 13:4 (Bleek, de Wette); but what, in this case, can we do with the verb ἠγάπησεν, he loved? BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. That the connection is formed by an adversative particle, places the severity of Jesus against the Jews in contrast with His love towards His own. i., p. 40. It would take us much too far away, however interesting the contemplation might be, to dwell with any particularity upon our Lord’s consciousness as it is here set forth in that ‘He knew that His hour was come, that He should depart out of the world unto the Father.’. At the last supper Jesus washes the disciples‘ feet - The discourse arising thereupon. 2012. "Commentary on John 13:1". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cpc/john-13.html. The statement is further illustrated by the disappointing state of the disciples. Certainly not ‘although He knew,’ as if His consciousness of the glory awaiting Him might have proved an obstacle to His present manifestation of Himself, had it not been overcome by love; but because He knew that He was about to be delivered from the toil and suffering of the world, and to be reunited to the Father in the blessedness of the most intimate communion with Him (comp. feast of the Passover, because the name of the whole feast takes its original from it. This first verse must be regarded as forming the preamble, not of this chapter only, but of this whole part of the Gospel, chaps. So also the emphatic exhortations to brotherly love, vers. This is sometimes preserved in the English, as, e.g., in Genesis 20:17—“That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed” (I will bless thee abundantly, and will multiply thy seed exceedingly). There is no bankruptcy in His expenditure, no exhaustion in His effort, no diminution in His stores. 107 Thus the meal, for John, was not the Passover meal proper. The paschal feast was further, according to Isaiah 30:29 (comp. The mother loves her fretful baby because it is her own. Who are we that we should ask this question? Is there any reason why we should be afraid of saying that the universal love of Jesus Christ, which gathers into His bosom all mankind, does fall with special tenderness and sweetness upon those who have made Him theirs and have surrendered themselves to be His? How long before the feast, our passage does not state; but it is clear from John 13:29; John 18:28; John 19:14; John 19:31, that it was not first on the 14th Nisan, as the harmonists have frequently maintained (see, however, on John 18:28), but(123) on the 13th Nisan, Thursday evening, at the Supper. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/john-13.html. oida, App-132.). Salem Media Group. Third, the feelings of the heart of Jesus,—love, not the mere love of friendship, but a solemn, deep, divine love. If the Evangelist had had the design, attributed to him by many, of subverting this chronological decision of his predecessors, he could not have acted more perversely. Blessed be His name! τ. ἐν τ. All other rights reserved. Classical antiquity affirms the same thing. See on John 5:20. ‘He loved His own which were in the world,’ and so loving them, ‘loved them to the uttermost.’. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. No external power can hinder Him from the act when it comes. after the beginning of the feast on the evening of the 14th Nisan, but just before the feast (i.e. [Note: Tenney, " John ," p135.]. Then, a third determination, serving to connect the act of ἠγάπησε, he loved, with an entire past of the same character which this last evening was going to complete. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Till His hour came His enemies could do no more than plot (John 7:30, John 8:20). The circumstance of the time is here noted, when this act was done; namely, at the feast of the passover, when the time of our Saviour's departure was at hand; and having constantly and immutably loved his own, he expresses the permanency of his love towards them to the end, by this action of his, in washing their feet. Similarly Hebrews 6:11. The world represents the mass of lost humanity out of which Jesus has called His disciples and from which He would depart shortly when He returned to heaven. John 12:13.) of Amos 9:8; Psalms 16:11; Psalms 49:10; Psalms 74:3. Having loved his own which were in the world . John 13:1. It is even more to know that in some sense they perfected it, giving even a greater vitality to its tenderness, and a more precious sweetness to its manifestations. He means, on the contrary, that because He saw the hour of separation approaching, He redoubled His tenderness towards those whom He had until then so faithfully loved. It belongs to the simple syntax of a primitive people to express intensity by repetition. Not, “although He knew” (this is unpsychological, Hengstenberg), but because He knew. (a) There was little in the disciples of that which usually attracts human love. BibliographySchaff, Philip. The Expositor's Greek Testament. It was two days before this feast, so the Persic version reads this text, at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, that the things recorded in this chapter were transacted; see Matthew 26:2; when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world to the Father. Before the feast of the passover, means before they began the passover supper. His washing their feet would have had, viewed apart from some specific occasion for it, a far-fetched and romantic character; and the objection which Weisse, for instance, urges against it as a "tasteless humiliation" (he remarks that he could find no edification in it, as it would have to every unbiassed feeling a touch of theatrical design in it), would, on such a supposition, be not altogether unfounded. Which were in the world - Who were to continue longer in its troubles and difficulties. in finem. It was two days before this feast, so the Persic version reads this text, at Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, that the things recorded in this chapter were transacted; see ( Matthew 26:2 Matthew 26:6 ) ; when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world to the Father. And, lastly, my text suggests that love of Christ as being made specially tender by the necessities and the dangers of His friends. This they do who imagine this supper mentioned in this place to have been the paschal Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Immediately before, just as Christ was about to sit down with his disciples to the paschal feast. This, “after He should have loved,” etc., is a testimony which His conscience yielded Him with that εἰδὼς, κ. τ. λ. τυὸς ἰδίους] This relationship—the N. T. fulfilment of the old theocratic, John 1:11—had its fullest representation in the circle of apostles, so that the apostles were pre-eminently the ἴδιοι of Jesus. "Before the feast of the Passover, Jesus, knowing that his hour was come, when he should leave this world to go to the Father, after having loved his own who were in the world, he perfectly testified to them all his love.". He loved them unto the end. John 13:1–15; John 13:34–35. Let those who are without sin amongst us cast the first stone. In this case the difficulty indeed vanishes. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. All rights reserved. Psalm 37:28; “the Lord … forsaketh not his saints.” Isaiah 49:14-17; Proverbs 18:24. Comp. (Meyer: "While they were in the act of keeping the supper.") Joseph Benson's Commentary. He still stoops in person to feed us with the sacred paschal flesh and to revive our souls by the wine of His consolations. The objects of his love are described by his property in them, "his own"; by whom are meant, not all mankind, who are his by creation; nor the Jews, who were his nation and countrymen according to the flesh; nor the twelve apostles only, whom he had chosen; but all the elect of God, who are his own, by his choice of them, by the Father's gift of them to him, by the purchase he made of them with his blood, and by his effectual call of them by his grace: these are also described by their condition and situation, "which were in the world"; which is not said to distinguish them from the saints that were in heaven, or to express their former state of unregeneracy, but their present situation in this vain and evil world, which is no objection to Christ's love to them; for though whilst in this world they carry about with them a body of sin and death, are liable to many snares and temptations, and are involved in the troubles, and exposed to the hatred of the world, yet are, and always will be, the objects of the love and care of Christ. 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