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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

John 16

Verse 8

world kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield " :-") .

sin Sin. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 11

world

kosmos = world-system. John 17:14; John 7:7. (See Scofield "John 7:7- :") .

Verse 12

I have yet

Christ's pre-authentication of the New Testament:

(1) he expressly declared that He would leave "many things" unrevealed (John 16:12).

(2) He promised that this revelation should be completed ("all things") after the Spirit should come, and that such additional revelation should include new prophecies (John 16:0:)).

(3) He chose certain persons to receive such additional revelations, and to be His witnesses to them Matthew 28:19; John 15:27; John 16:13; Acts 1:8; Acts 9:15-17.

(4) he gave to their words when speaking for Him in the Spirit precisely the same authority as His own Matthew 10:14; Matthew 10:15; Luke 10:16; John 13:20; John 17:20 see e.g. 1 Corinthians 14:37 and "Inspiration," ; Exodus 4:15; Revelation 22:19.

Verse 13

of himself

from himself. Cf. next clause.

Verses 20-21

world

kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 28

world

kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield " :-") .

Verse 33

world

kosmos = world-system. John 17:14; John 17:16; John 7:7. (See Scofield "John 7:7- :") .

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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on John 16". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/john-16.html. 1917.