Bible Notes

"He that seeth me seeth him that sent me" (John 12:45)—It may be noted that the particular Greek verb which is here rendered "see," though it often refers to physical vision, can also mean "to discern," "to view mentally, consider" (Thayer: Greek Lexicon, p. 289f.).

"I have not spoken of myself" (John 12:49)—The Greek preposition employed in this phrase does not mean "of" in the sense of "about" or "concerning," but in its more archaic meaning of "from or out of," or, as one might express it in modern English: "I have not spoken on my own responsibility." Consequently, the Twentieth Century New Testament has: "I have not delivered it on my own authority;" and Moffatt: "I have not spoken of my own accord;" and the Revised Version: "I spake not from myself." Similarly, Goodspeed renders: "I have not spoken on my account."

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