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Scofield's Reference Notes
John 7

 

 

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Verse 4

world

kosmos = mankind. (See Scofield "Matthew 4:8").


Verse 7

world

kosmos = world-system. John 8:23; John 7:7, See note, Revelation 13:3-8, (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8").


Verse 20

devil demon.

(See Scofield "Matthew 7:22").


Verse 22

but of the fathers

Genesis 17:10. (See Scofield "Matthew 12:1").


Verse 24

righteous

(See Scofield "1 John 3:7").


Verse 39

Spirit

Holy Spirit. John 14:17; John 14:26; Matthew 1:18 See summary note, (See Scofield "Acts 2:4").


Verse 53

and every man

John 7:53 to John 8:11; is not found in some of the most ancient manuscripts. Augustine declares that it was stricken from many copies of the sacred story because of a prudish fear that it might teach immorality! But the immediate context John 7:12-46 beginning with Christ's declaration, "I am the light of the world." seems clearly to have its occasion in the conviction wrought in the hearts of the Pharisees, as recorded in; John 7:9; as also, it explains the peculiar virulence of the Pharisee's words (John 7:41).

 


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on John 7:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/john-7.html. 1917.

Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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