Uses. The feelings of this joy are up and down, yet when the joy is gone, the right remaineth, and this joy will be fulfilled (chap. “He bare their griefs and carried their sorrows.” He alone could; the rest would sink under the burden. The joy which Jesus provided for them, by committing them to the keeping of the Father, who was greater than He, would be perfect. It certainly was not the mirthfulness that plays over the countenance. In reference. It is the ripening harvest of suffering--suffering grown into joy, fully realized by Him in the completeness of His work. "Family Bible New Testament". ταῦτα, these things, refer to the "Holy Father," etc. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/john-17.html. Mr Bradford, martyr, when he shifted himself in a clean shirt made for his burning, he made such a prayer of the wedding garment, that some of those that were present were in such great admiration, that their eyes were as truly occupied in looking on him as their ears gave place to hear his prayer. A very simple illustration will show the necessity.

2012. He speaketh still in the present tense.

1765. That it is Christ's will and desire, that his people might be full of holy joy: That my joy may be fulfilled in them.

Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary.

1917. The thought of His immediate departure leads Jesus to pray that His disciples may be filled with a joy independent of His personal presence,—‘in themselves.’ Holy Father, keep them in Thy name;" and then follows the statement of the reason why Jesus commits them so emphatically to His Holy Father. King James Version (KJV), KJV, Word Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Second Edition, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, The King James Study Bible, Red Letter, Full-Color Edition: Holy Bible, King James Version. Copyright StatementThese files are considered public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available in the Online Bible Software Library. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". No man looketh on the sea with more comfort than he that hath escaped the dangers of a shipwreck. 2. 13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. BibliographyCoke, Thomas. It is not a wonder for a clown, that hath not been acquainted with dainties, to love garlic and onions; but for a prince, that hath been acquainted with better diet, to leave the dainties of his father’s table for those things, that were strange.

BibliographyBengel, Johann Albrecht.

The words ‘these things I speak’ refer to more than the fact that Jesus is at present praying,—to more even than the actual petition at present on His lips. 1897.

John 17:13 - But now I come to You; and these things I speak in the world so that they may have My joy made full in themselves. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. Now fill it until you cannot add another drop. But all this is upon a conceptual standpoint; for he immediately adds, Why speak them in the world? Music comes stealing through the corridors of the ear--joy comes with it. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Note on John 16:32.) Turn it upside down--all is quiet. "In the world," yet being in the world, before My departure.

https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/john-17.html. The joy here thought of is that which supported Him in all the sorrow and loneliness of His work on earth, and came from the never-failing source of the Father’s presence with Him.

This chapter is a prayer, it is the Lord’s prayer, the Lord Christ’s prayer. Ver. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/john-17.html. He had led the disciples to the consciousness that they too were in that name of the Father, and by that means the joy that was His had become theirs,—it was ‘fulfilled’ in them. But He did, and in a weeping world He had a word of mighty power. Christ’s joy was also the joy of realized and returned love, Communion is more a positive act, this an experience. But now I come to thee. 13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. It sprang from ministering to the sad and comfortless. —The terms “I” and ‘“the world” are opposed to each other. And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves. Sermon Bible Commentary.

For this also it was, that he prayed thus in their presence (when at other times he went apart), for their consolation doubtless and instruction. It has sprung up between the stone slabs of the dungeon floor, and made the prison a conservatory. Shake it--all is still within. I. A heart beloved and a heart loving must be a heart of joy. Purpose clause with present active subjunctive of εχω — echō “that they may keep on having Christ‘s joy in their faithfulness realized in themselves.” Πεπληρωμενην — Peplērōmenēn is the perfect passive participle of πληροω — plēroō in the predicate position. 1.