The cross Jesus hung upon was probably originally intended for Barabbas. Probably, Pilate did not mean that there was no truth, but that there was no truth in the kind of spiritual kingdom Jesus represented. Jesus is no revolutionary. "And Jesus said unto him, Friend"--not the endearing term "friend" (in John 15:15 ), but "companion," a word used on occasions of remonstrance or rebuke (as in Matthew 20:13 , 22:12 )--"Wherefore art thou come?" How different from the sequel of Judas' act! Then went out that other . "The only certainty," says the elder PLINY, "is that nothing is certain, nor more miserable than man, nor more proud. Pilate knew Jesus was innocent. All rights reserved. But this" (adds Luke 22:53 ) "is your hour and the power of darkness." Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. The next steps will best be seen by inverting John 18:17 and John 18:18 . 1 John 5:18 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 1 John 5:18, NIV: "We know that anyone born of God does not continue to sin; the One who was born of God keeps them safe, and the evil one cannot harm them." 39. The Romans would have thought of Barabbas as a terrorist and many Jews would think of him as a freedom fighter. . Then all the disciples forsook Him and fled" ( Matthew 26:56 )--thus fulfilling His prediction ( 14:27 , John 16:32 ). This was THE SECOND DENIAL. So also Mark 14:69 . of iii. Commentators have swam in an ocean of conjecture on this point. (The full complement of a legion of Roman soldiers was six thousand). Simon Peter followed Jesus--Natural though this was, and safe enough, had he only "watched and prayed that he enter not into temptation," as his Master bade him ( Matthew 26:41 ), it was, in his case, a fatal step. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover. 1 When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. [BENGEL]. The high priest . The words are a pregnant proof of an Incarnation of the Son of God.” (Alford), iii. On the positive side, we find here a marvelous summary of the Passion. Matthew and Luke’s narratives begin earlier still, rooting Jesus’ very conception and birth … Continue reading "Commentary on John 1:1-18" © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . The heavenly kingdom, exemplified by Jesus and the cross, is based on love, sacrifice, humility, and righteousness – and is to the Jews a stumbling block, and to the Gentiles foolishness (1 Corinthians 1:23). I know whom I have chosen. So Mark 14:71 . “He made an appeal to Pilate, not for acquittal or mercy, but for recognition of truth.” (Tenney), ii. i. I find in him no fault--no crime. He denied it, and said, I am not--in Matthew 26:72 , "He denied with an oath, I do not know the man." (1) The complete sovereignty of Jesus as he undergoes these events, his complete control of the situation, is … “Our Lord implies that He was born a King, and that He was born with a definite purpose. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” Pilate said to Him, “What is truth?” And when he had said this, he went out again to the Jews, and said to them, “I find no fault in Him at all.”. We may request cookies to be set on your device. This prefigures the future embrace of the ultimate Barabbas – the one popularly called the Antichrist. John 1:1-18 The Word Became Flesh The most important question that we will ever have to answer is, “What are you going to do with Jesus Christ?” Our eternal destiny depends upon our answer. Pilate . b. i. He represents no danger to the state. asked Jesus of his disciples, and of his doctrine--probably to entrap Him into some statements which might be used against Him at the trial. Noting that many things are true only on the basis of personal preference or perspective, they think all truth is personal, individual. Pilate went out to them, and said, What accusation bring ye against this man?--State your charge. 6. . This one act of our Lord's life, His courageous witness-bearing before the governor, was selected as an encouraging example of the fidelity which Timothy ought to display. Verse Thoughts. Observe, also, how the preservation of the disciples on this occasion is viewed as part that deeper preservation undoubtedly intended in the saying quoted. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. d. Barabbas was a robber: Mark 15:7 tells us he was one of several insurrectionists, who had committed murder in the insurrection. Barabbas was accused of at least three crimes: Theft (John 18:40), insurrection (Mark 15:7), and murder (Mark 15:7). Matthew adds to the address to Peter the following:--"For all they that take the sword shall perish by the sword" ( Matthew 26:52 )--that is, 'Those who take the sword must run all the risks of human warfare; but Mine is a warfare whose weapons, as they are not carnal, are attended with no such hazards, but carry certain victory.' The brook Kedron (as it is spelled now). Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (18) I speak not of you all. John being "known to the high priest" (John 18:15), the mention of the servant's name by him is quite natural, and an interesting mark of truth in a small matter. "When she saw Peter warming himself, she looked upon him and said" ( Mark 14:67 ). is my kingdom not from hence--Our Lord only says whence His kingdom is not--first simply affirming it, next giving proof of it, then reaffirming it. John 18:28-38 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Before Pilate. This was THE FIRST DENIAL. Matthew ( Matthew 26:69 ) says, "sat without in the palace." You say rightly that I am a king: Jesus did not deny that He was a king. ask them which heard me . Matthew describes his position as "without, in the court," not in the audience-chamber, but in a court opening "upon" it or "above" it, as Mark (Mark 14:66) implies. If he were not a malefactor, we would not have delivered him up unto thee--They were conscious they had no case of which Pilate could take cognizance, and therefore insinuate that they had already found Him worthy of death by their own law; but not having the power, under the Roman government, to carry their sentence into execution, they had come merely for his sanction. Pilate hoped they would spare Jesus, but the crowd instead condemned Him. 35. but now--but the fact is. knowing all things that should come--were coming. called Jesus, and said . Thine own nation and the chief priests delivered thee to me: What hast thou done?--that is, "Jewish questions I neither understand nor meddle with; but Thou art here on a charge which, though it seems only Jewish, may yet involve treasonable matter: As they state it, I cannot decide the point; tell me, then, what procedure of Thine has brought Thee into this position." Are You a king then: This was the statement that interested Pilate. The name Barabbas sounds very much like son of the father. knew the place, for Jesus ofttimes--see John 8:1 , Luke 21:37 . (The Jewish mode in such cases as this was by stoning). The blow of Peter was evidently aimed vertically at his head" [WEBSTER and WILKINSON]. and . Salem Media Group. stood there, who had made--"having made." Putting emphasis upon "thou," his question betrays a mixture of surprise and uneasiness, partly at the possibility of there being, after all, something dangerous under the claim, and partly from a certain awe which our Lord's demeanor probably struck into him. stood with them--No more is recorded here of his part of the scene, but we have found the gap painfully supplied by all the other Evangelists. in secret have I said--spake I. nothing--that is, nothing of any different nature; all His private communications with the Twelve being but explanations and developments of His public teaching. Judas . a. Their Barabbas might be lust, it might be intoxication, it might be self and the comforts of life. Jesus of Nazareth--The stunning effect of His first answer wearing off, they think only of the necessity of executing their orders. 3 Everyone was being drawn through {this message}; however, none of those being drawn was able to come apart from Him {God}. So he broke off the interrogation with the curt dismissal.” (Bruce), ii. 7. the cock crew--As Mark is the only Evangelist who tells us that our Lord predicted that the cock should crow twice ( Mark 14:30 ), so he only mentions that it did crow twice ( Mark 14:72 ). But a comparison of the narratives seems to show that our Lord's "coming forth" to the band was subsequent to the interview of Judas. You can also change some of your preferences. John 18. Proud member Bible -- Verse -- Commentary. Jesus, however, knowing that in this spot Judas would expect to find Him, instead of avoiding it, hies Him thither, as a Lamb to the slaughter. When the crowd chose Barabbas instead of Jesus, it reflected the fallen nature of all humanity. c. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world: Decades after this, Paul urged young Timothy with these words: Christ Jesus who witnessed the good confession before Pontius Pilate (1 Timothy 6:13). Besides, in the talk of the crowd about the all-engrossing topic, he may pick up something which he would like to hear. John 18 Bible Study - Detailed questions, answers and guide for an in-depth verse-by-verse Bible study of John chapter 18 in plain English that everyone can understand. If I have spoken, &c.--"if I spoke" evil, in reply to the high if well--He does not say "If not" evil, as if His reply were merely unobjectionable: "well" seems to challenge more than this as due to His remonstrance This shows that Matthew 5:39 is not to be taken to the letter. might be fulfilled which he spake, signifying what death he should die--that is, by crucifixion ( John 12:32 John 12:33 , Matthew 20:19 ); which being a Roman mode of execution, could only be carried into effect by order of the governor. On the other side there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it. The revelation of the eternal truth alone was able to breathe new life into ruined human nature, and that in the apprehension of complete redemption" [OLSHAUSEN]. That the word might be fulfilled, which he spake, Those which thou hast given me, I lost not one of them. (KJV) 1. openly to the world--See John 7:4 . Each of the gospels begins with an account of Jesus’ origins. Judas then--"He that was called Judas, one of the Twelve," says Luke ( Luke 22:47 ), in language which brands him with peculiar infamy, as in the sacred circle while in no sense of it. It was developed because an understanding of Jesus’ … 29-32. See Mark 15:6 , and perplexity of Pilate, who, "calling together the chief priests, rulers, and people," tells them plainly that not one of their charges against "this man" had been made good, while even Herod, to whose jurisdiction he more naturally belonged, had done nothing to Him: He "will therefore chastise and release him" ( Luke 23:13-16 ). Commentary on John 18:1-12. 26. 15-18. We shall find even in this part of it, the general character of that which is related in this Gospel (according to all that we have seen in it), that the events bring out the personal glory of the Lord. But have you ever thought of Jesus as a sermon? "And the chief priests accused Him of many things, but He answered nothing ( Mark 15:3 ). These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. . . Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. i. Here He had room enough to retire--first, from eight of them, and then from the more favored three; and here, when that mysterious scene was over, the stillness would only be broken by the tread of the traitor. . ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. Note.--Our Evangelist, having given the interview with Annas, omitted by the other Evangelists, here omits the trial and condemnation before Caiaphas, which the others had recorded. 17. a. Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world--He does not say "not over," but "not of this world"--that is, in its origin and nature; therefore "no such kingdom as need give thee or thy master the least alarm." born and for this cause came I--am I come. 24-27. "Thinkest thou that I cannot now"--even after things have proceeded so far--"pray to My Father, and He shall presently give Me"--rather, "place at My disposal"--"more than twelve legions of angels"; with allusion, possibly, to the one angel who had, in His agony, "appeared to Him from heaven strengthening Him" ( Luke 22:43 ); and in the precise number, alluding to the twelve who needed the help, Himself and His eleven disciples. Pilate went far beyond saying that Jesus was not guilty of a crime worthy of death; he found no fault in Him at all. At the upper end of it, probably, was the chamber in which the trial was held, open to the court and not far from the fire ( Luke 22:61 ), but on a higher level; for Mark ( Mark 14:66 ) says the court was "beneath" it. My kingdom is not from here: Augustine observed from this verse that earthly kingdoms are based upon force, pride, the love of human praise, the desire for domination, and self interest – all displayed by Pilate and the Roman Empire. 1 When Jesus had spoken these words, He went out with His disciples over the Brook Kidron, We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. I spake--have spoken. . They have lost their labour, and made nothing out.” (Clarke). “Both statements can be paralleled elsewhere, but the combination us unusual, and in such a situation, unexpected.” (Morris). Now Annas had sent him bound unto Caiaphas--Our translators so render the words, understanding that the foregoing interview took place before Caiaphas; Annas, declining to meddle with the case, having sent Him to Caiaphas at once. iii. This is something affecting in this Evangelist--who, according to the earliest tradition (confirmed by internal evidence), derived his materials so largely from Peter as to have been styled his "interpreter," being the only one who gives both the sad prediction and its still sadder fulfilment in full. . ii. Judas . "After a while ['about the space of one hour after' ( Luke 22:59 )] came unto him they that stood by and said to Peter, Surely thou also art one of them, for thy speech betrayeth thee" ( Matthew 26:73 ). “He uses the term almost certainly to denote (as Josephus habitually does) a Zealot insurgent. 5. He was a terrorist and a murderer, yet he was set free while Jesus was crucified. "Thou art a Galilean, and thy speech agreeth thereto" ( Mark 14:70 ; and so Luke 22:59 ). According to Oriental architecture, and especially in large buildings, as here, the street door--or heavy folding gate through which single persons entered by a wicket kept by a porter--opened by a passage or "porch" ( Mark 14:68 ) into a quadrangular court, here called the "palace" or hall, which was open above, and is frequently paved with flagstones. d. What is truth: Pilate’s cynical question showed he thought Jesus claim to be a King of Truth was foolish. . John 18 - In-depth verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of John chapter 18 in plain English. Possibly it was thrown at him by more than one; but these circumstantial variations only confirm the truth of the narrative. And Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. “But you have a custom that I should release someone to you at the Passover. Peter, to keep it from despair, to work in it "repentance unto salvation not to be repented of," and at length, under other healing touches, to "restore his soul?". 37. The garden, however, with its amplitude, its shady olives, its endeared associations, would be congenial to His heart. Read John 18 - 'English: King James Version' translation and Explanation of John 18 [The notes broken off there at Mark 14:54 are here concluded]. "His demeanor and timidity, which must have vividly showed themselves, as it so generally happens, leading to the recognition of him" [OLSHAUSEN]. officers from the chief priests and Pharisees--captains of the temple and armed Levites. 8. He may be safely released, and indeed He ought in common justice to be released.” (Morris). Jesus of Nazareth--just the sort of blunt, straight forward reply one expects from military men, simply acting on their instructions. . . iii. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. John 17:12. Why askest thou me? But the words here literally are, "Annas sent Him [not 'had sent Him'] to Caiaphas"--and the "now" being of doubtful authority. i. . 20. Besides, the scene which was to fill up the little breathing-time, the awful interval, between the Supper and the Apprehension--like the "silence in heaven for about the space of half an hour" between the breaking of the Apocalyptic Seals and the peal of the Trumpets of war ( Revelation 8:1 )--the AGONY--would have been too terrible for the upper room; nor would He cloud the delightful associations of the last Passover and the first Supper by pouring out the anguish of His soul there. 28 Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. Click on the different category headings to find out more. i. The Galilean dialect had a more Syrian cast than that of Judea. It is at the foot of the garden of Gethsemane. 16. But in John's Gospel the arrest seems to have taken place BEFORE the seder as in John 18:28 the perushim didn't want to enter the governor's headquarters, so that they would not be defiled, but could eat the Passover.Prof. Focus in on three aspects of the crucifixion of Jesus. You can check these in your browser security settings. In Ver. ( Matthew 26:50 ). It is a ravine on the east side of Jerusalem toward the Mount of Olives. Yet, instead of saying, He came to be a King, which is His meaning, He says He came to testify to the truth. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Thus read, the verse affords no evidence that He was sent to Caiaphas before the interview just recorded, but implies rather the contrary. But, as it is, my kingdom is not from here’” (John 18:36). ii. Pilate saith unto him, What is truth?--that is, "Thou stirrest the question of questions, which the thoughtful of every age have asked, but never man yet answered." "This, occurring before His surrender, would show His power over His enemies, and so the freedom with which He gave Himself up" [MEYER]. The servant's name was Malchus--None of the other Evangelists mention the name either of the ardent disciple or of his victim. (John 1:16-18) . We have robbed God of his glory; we have been seditious traitors against the government of heaven: if he who hateth his brother be a murderer, we also have been guilty of that sin.” (Spurgeon). . We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. What Jesus knew was that His kingdom – though not of this world – was mightier than Rome and would continue to expand and influence when Rome passed away. John 1:18, NASB: "No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him." Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. “Quite likely Barabbas was a guerrilla ‘resistance fighter’ who had been captured by the Romans and was being held for execution.” (Tenney), iv. 18. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. John 1:1-18 At first the news spread {everywhere} and the news was about God being close at hand and God was involved in what was being said. The positive nature of His kingdom He would not obtrude upon one who was as little able to comprehend it, as entitled officially to information about it. This explanation will make the intensely interesting details more intelligible. For this cause I was born, and for this cause I have come into the world: “‘I,’ is both times emphatic, and majestically set against the preceding scornful thou of Pilate.” (Alford), ii. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, knew the place, because Jesus had often met there with his disciples. Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice--Our Lord here not only affirms that His word had in it a self-evidencing, self-recommending power, but gently insinuated the true secret of the growth and grandeur of His kingdom--as A KINGDOM OF TRUTH, in its highest sense, into which all souls who have learned to live and count all things but loss for the truth are, by a most heavenly attraction, drawn as into their proper element; THE KING of whom Jesus is, fetching them in and ruling them by His captivating power over their hearts. "And Judas went before them [ Luke 22:47 ], and forthwith he came to Jesus, and said, Hail, Master, and kissed Him" ( Matthew 26:49 ; compare Exodus 4:27 , 18:7 , Luke 7:45 ). And the servants and officers--the menials and some of the "band" that "took Jesus." into the world, that I may bear witness to the truth--His birth expresses His manhood; His coming into the world, His existence before assuming humanity: The truth, then, here affirmed, though Pilate would catch little of it, was that His Incarnation was expressly in order to the assumption of Royalty in our nature. As the Lord (says OLSHAUSEN beautifully) owned Himself the Son of God before the most exalted theocratic council, so He confessed His regal dignity in presence of the representative of the highest political authority on earth. Anthony Buzzard and J. Dan Gill consider John's Prologue. (Compare Isaiah 45:19 , 48:16 ). That the saying might be fulfilled which he spake, Of them which thou gavest me have I lost none--The reference is to such sayings as John 6:39 , 17:12 ; showing how conscious the Evangelist was, that in reporting his Lord's former sayings, he was giving them not in substance merely, but in form also. Then saith the damsel that kept the door--"one of the maids of the high priest," says Mark ( Mark 14:66 ). . Changes will take effect once you reload the page. Several matters of emphasis distinguish the account in the Fourth Gospel from the parallels in the synoptics. Matthew continues--"But all this was done that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. The ascent was, perhaps, by a short flight of steps. This was THE THIRD DENIAL. The impudence of this atrocious deed shows how thoroughly he had by this time mastered all his scruples. Answerest Thou the high priest so--(See Isaiah 50:6 ; and compare Acts 23:2 ). iv. They said therefore . 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