He supports the statement by many references. Is clean - This word may apply to the body or the soul. A common opinion is the following: He who is washed - who is justified through the blood of the Lamb, needeth only to wash his feet - to regulate all his affections and desires; and to get, by faith, his conscience cleansed from any fresh guilt, which he may have contracted since his justification. "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". 1914. I. But the loving character knows that nothing earns forgiveness so surely, so truly, as seeking for it, and all other earning should follow, not precede. "Lord, to whom shall we go? Rabbi and Lord (13:12-13) The acted parable is over. We are not to confine our attention to Judas. chap. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tfg/john-13.html. Jesus told him that as that had been done, it was unnecessary to repeat it; but to wash the feet was an act of hospitality, the office of a servant, and that all that was needed now was for him to show this condescension and humility. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. John 13:12-15.—Expository Sermons on the New Testament, p. 120. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/john-13.html. Однако добавляется оговорка, дабы каждый из них исследовал сам себя, и дабы Иуда, возможно, почувствовал раскаяние. And so, indeed, we might think justly if our notions of faith were the same as those of the Scripture. Includes Topical Study on the Feasts (Lessons 2-4) and Topical Study on … But his meaning here perhaps rather is; ‘If having part in Thee depends on being washed by Thee, wash all Thou canst.’ S. Peter excellently illustrates Christ’s saying. katharos. 10. "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Thus Christ always finds in us something to cleanse. for there was one in whom that faith and love were overborne, neutralized, and destroyed by a supreme purpose of treason. de Sacram. The self-contained, cold character feels no need of forgiveness. 1863-1878. 10 Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. Ye are clean - Here the word has doubtless reference to the mind and heart. The inwards and the feet in a sacrifice were to be washed above the rest; because the entrails contain the excrements; and the legs, because they tread in the dirt. For the modern reader it illustrates both. Yoma, c. 3. sect. But one thing remains. On the other hand, he who fasts must wash ( νὶψαι ) his face (Matthew 6:17). Christ cannot have communion with a defiled saint, but He can and will cleanse him. Jesus saith to him, He that is washed , [ leloumenos (Greek #3068)] - not in the partial sense denoted by the word used for the washing of the feet, but in the complete sense denoted by the word here used, signifying to wash the entire person; as if we should render it, 'he that is bathed:'. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. John 13:10 - Jesus *said to him, 'He who has bathed needs only to wash his feet, but is completely clean; and you are clean, but not all of you.' Copyright � Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960. He that is washed, &c. The feet are always apt to contract some dust or dirt; and in the mystical sense, he that is washed by the sacraments of baptism, or penance, from greater sins, must still endeavour to cleanse, and purify his affections from lesser failings of human frailty. "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". They had all been truly united to Jesus except one; and there is sadness in the way in which the words are added, ‘but not all.’. But not all; the most of you are so, but not all. Broadman Press 1932,33. And you are clean. He supports the statement by many references. ser. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). Read . Consider what it was in our Lord's Apostles that made Him say to them that, with one exception, they were all clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you." Typically, the order of approach to the presence of God was, first, the brazen altar of sacrifice, and then the laver of cleansing Exodus 40:6; Exodus 40:7. The term feet, therefore, is metaphorically applied to all the passions and cares by which we are brought into contact with the world; for, if the Holy Spirit occupied every part of us, we would no longer have anything to do with the pollutions of the world; but now, by that part in which we are carnal, we creep on the ground, or at least fix our feet ill the clay, and, therefor are to some extent unclean. Thou hast the words of eternal life." Кроме того, они поняли: чистота – редкий дар Божественного Духа. 13 It was just before the Passover Festival. BibliographyTrapp, John. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/john-13.html. Copyright StatementThese files are considered public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available in the Online Bible Software Library. but is clean every whit — as a whole. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/john-13.html. ", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, needeth not, save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. 3. . It is by newness of life, therefore, that we must testify ourselves to be the disciples of Christ, for he declares that he is the Author of purity in all his followers. Save to wash, [ nipsasthai (G3538)] his feet - that is, 'needeth to do no more than wash his feet;' the former word being now resumed. We have never made it our deliberate choice to abide with Him, let who would forsake Him, because we were sure that He had the words of eternal life. St. Peter’s words have implied that he was wholly unclean, and needed for feet, and head, and hands, for the whole man, a moral cleansing. What is here spoken of is not the forgiveness of sins, but the renewal, by which Christ, by gradual and uninterrupted succession, delivers his followers entirely from the sinful desires of the flesh. 1. John 13:10 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] John 13:10, NIV: "Jesus answered, 'Those who have had a bath need only to wash their feet; their whole body is clean.And you are clean, though not every one of you.'" . Typically, the order of approach to the presence of God was, first, the brazen altar of sacrifice, and then the laver of cleansing Exodus 40:6; Exodus 40:7. See Luke 5:2. Reference appears to be made to the fact that one who has bathed, after he has reached his home, needs not entire washing, but only to have his feet washed from the dust of the way. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain and are a derivative of an electronic edition that is available on the Christian Classics Ethereal Library Website. He that is bathed (comp. The Bathed must yet be Cleansed . The man who has been bathed is clean, but his feet coming in contact with the dust of the road need to be washed. ser. The proverb in 2 Peter 2:22, is about the sow that has been bathed all over ( λουσαμένη ). John 13:12-14.—J. In the text our Lord declared that He would wash the defilement of the feet in the ways of the world, and not merely cleanse once for all, but ever renew the cleansing as it was needed. 12 When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. This bathing, the bath of the new birth, but only yet in its foreshadowing, in the purifying effect of faith working by love, the Apostles, with one exception, had; and this foot-washing represented to them, besides its lesson of humility and brotherly love, their daily need of cleansing from daily pollution, even after spiritual regeneration, at the hands of their Divine Master. So the believer is cleansed as before the law from all sin "once for all" Hebrews 10:1-12 but needs ever to bring his daily sins to the Father in confession, that he may abide in unbroken fellowship with the Father and with the Son 1 John 1:1-10. Ye are clean, but not all - Eleven of you are upright and sincere; the twelfth is a traitor. --- Though his disciples were clean, still he washed their feet, comformably to that of the Apocalypse, chap. He that is washed - That is, he who has been in the bath, as probably all the apostles had lately been, in order to prepare themselves the better for the paschal solemnity; for on that occasion, it was the custom of the Jews to bathe twice. "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". The washing, therefore, of the feet of such persons was all that was necessary, previously to their sitting down to table; The Hindoos walk home from bathing barefoot, and, on entering the house wash their feet again. It is only at the end of this verse that Jesus left off speaking of physical things, the final clause being intended spiritually. He that is washed; that is, bathed, as the original implies, which here uses a different word from the preceding. This is not to call in question the completeness of our past justification. Know this, and know too that instant repentance brings you instant forgiveness; nay, more than forgiveness, love and approval and help from the Lord of all power and might. And ye are clean, but not all.—This is the moral application, accompanied by the mournful thought that it was not true of all. BibliographyNicoll, William R. "Commentary on John 13:10". Yet he purposely abstains from naming him, that he may not shut against him the gate of repentance. But meanwhile our Lord knows full well that we shall often be taken in all manner of faults, and He is ready to cleanse us the moment we come back to Him. And this is one of the ways in which Christians are to resemble little children. "Commentary on John 13:10". The meaning of the remark seems to be, simply, that, for his purpose at that time, the washing of the feet was all that was necessary. It is by newness of life, therefore, that we must testify ourselves to be the disciples of Christ, for he declares that he is the Author of purity in all his followers. (St. Ambrose, lib. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. 10 Jesus answered, "Those who have had a bath need only to wash their feet; their whole body is clean. Christ answers that this was not so. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hcc/john-13.html. He that is washed - wash his feet ( ὁ λελουμένος - νίψασθαι ). He that is washed — in this thorough sense, to express which the word is carefully changed to one meaning to wash as in a bath. This cleansing is effected once for all, and is never repeated. But one thing remains. BibliographyCalvin, John. This cleansing is effected once for all, and is never repeated. Jesus saith unto him, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet: and ye are clean, but not all. II. The word of God is a cleansing agent. John 13:10 NIV • John 13:10 NLT • John 13:10 ESV • John 13:10 NASB • John 13:10 KJV • John 13:10 Interlinear • John 13:10 Commentaries • John 13:10 Parallel Texts • John 13:10 Bible Apps • John 13:10 Parallel • Bible Hub Many indeed after baptism, are covered with the dust of sin, even to the head, but those who are disciples indeed, need only to wash their feet. The word in the original is not “Rabbi.” (Comp. And ye are clean, but not all; which shows, that justifying and regenerating grace are common to all the true disciples of Christ; they are equally born again, alike justified, and are as clean one as an other in the sight of God; not only Peter, but all the apostles, were clean, excepting one; there was one of them, Judas, who was not clean; and therefore he says, but not all: whence it may be observed, that among the purest societies, there are some unclean persons; there was a Judas, an unclean person among the pure disciples of Christ; there are chaff and tares among his wheat, goats among his sheep, and foolish virgins along with the wise ones. It condemns sin, it inspires holiness, it promotes growth, and it reveals power for victory. Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. This cleansing is effected once for all, and is never repeated. (a) According to 13:6-10 what Jesus has done in the footwashing is essential if the disciples are to gain a heritage (mevro") with him (13:8), and the action seems in context to refer to the cleansing of their sin (13:10). (13:10-11) John will return to Judas' evil role that night in verses 21-30. But many of us cannot be said, like the Apostles, to have continued with Christ in His temptations, for we have never known what it is to struggle against temptation for Christ's sake. 1878. They had all been truly united to Jesus except one; and there is sadness in the way in which the words are added, ‘but not all.’. Renewal 1960. Probably reference is had here to internal purity, as Jesus was fond of drawing illustrations from every quarter to teach them spiritual doctrine; as if he had said, “You are clean by my word and ministry John 15:3; you are my followers, and are prepared for the scene before you. Ver. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/john-13.html. We must seek the spiritual meaning. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/john-13.html. "Commentary on John 13:10". Christ answers that this was not so. It is known that this was practiced. Discover practical insights into the Book of John. Needeth not save to wash his feet - To cleanse them from any dirt or dust that might have adhered to them, in consequence of walking from the bath to the place of supper. John 13:10. And you are clean. needeth not, save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit; the feet of his life and conversation, which are continually gathering dirt, and need daily washing in the blood of Christ; and therefore recourse must be constantly had to that fountain to wash in, for sin and for uncleanness. Jesus saith to him, He that is bathed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all. The other cleansing, described as that of “the feet,” is such as one walking from a bath quite cleansed still needs, in consequence of his contact with the earth. Peter had requested him to wash his hands and his head. John Chapter 13 is called the "Upper room" discourse because Luke revealed that this supper took place in the second floor of a house where the Lord and His disciples took the Passover meal. And so, indeed, we might think justly if our notions of faith were the same as those of the Scripture. needeth not, save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit; the feet of his life and conversation, which are continually gathering dirt, and need daily washing in the blood of Christ; and therefore recourse must be constantly had to that fountain to wash in, for sin and for uncleanness. See, also, the order in Exodus 30:17-21. 1891. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. Even he that has plunged into the love of Christ and Christ's law, will yet soil his feet as he walks through the world, and will need perpetually to be washed as the disciples were washed on the evening of the Last Supper. Thou hast the words of eternal life." This is not to call in question the completeness of our past justification. He that is washed, &c. The feet are always apt to contract some dust or dirt; and in the mystical sense, he that is washed by the sacraments of baptism, or penance, from greater sins, must still endeavour to cleanse, and purify his affections from lesser failings of human frailty. Now Jesus takes a few minutes to explain part of its meaning to the disciples. " What a contrast to the eleven do these words present: they full of faith and love, ‘clean;’ Judas with his heart full of evil passions, at that very moment his treachery not a thing of the future, but of the present. Most people agree that John, Jesus’ *disciple, wrote the 4th *Gospel. If we have been separated from Him for ever so little, His heart goes out to meet us the moment we return. College Press, Joplin, MO. 1887. And such an one. Our Lord, while graciously insisting on washing Peter‘s feet, refuses to extend the cleansing farther, that the symbolical instruction intended to be conveyed might not be marred. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. "Commentary on John 13:10". This proposition may be said to be the minor in the syllogism, and hence it follows that the washing of the feet applies to them with strict propriety. It is the daily cleansing which we are taught to seek, when in the spirit of adoption we say, “Our Father which art in heaven … forgive us our debts” (Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:12); and, when burdened with the sense of manifold shortcomings - as what tender spirit of a Christian is not? One there was among those who had been bathed who had allowed evil to enter into his heart and pollute it. "Commentary on John 13:10". Our love emerges from his, as branches grow from a vine. "Sermon Bible Commentary". Ye are clean - Here the word has doubtless reference to the mind and heart. "Commentary on John 13:10". Ye are clean, but not all - Eleven of you are upright and sincere; the twelfth is a traitor. Jesus saith to him, he that is washed,.... Not he that is baptized; for every such person is not wholly clean, but he who is regenerated by the Spirit of God, or rather, who is washed in the blood of Christ: such an one "is clean every whit"; is all over clean; not that he has no sin in him, nor commits any; but as he is washed in the blood of Christ, and justified by his righteousness, he is wholly and entirely clean in the sight of God; for he is justified from all things he could not be justified from by the law of Moses; all his sins are pardoned, and he is perfectly righteous before God; and so is perfectly clean through the word or sentence of justification and absolution pronounced on him, which must be understood in a forensic or law sense. (Comp. And such an one. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Charles Schribner's Sons. on StudyLight.org Even he that has plunged into the love of Christ and Christ's law, will yet soil his feet as he walks through the world, and will need perpetually to be washed as the disciples were washed on the evening of the Last Supper. And you, my apostles, are clean from greater offences, but not all of you, meaning the traitor Judas. de Sacram. The blood of Christ answers forever to all the law could say as to the believer's guilt, but he needs constant cleansing from the defilement of sin,; Ephesians 5:25-27; 1 John 5:6. 1765. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". 1905. washed Lit. "John Wesley's Explanatory Notes on the Whole Bible". A right perception of the greatness of what Christ did for us when He first united us to Himself, is as necessary to a true following of His example of love and self-denial, as is a perception of the fact that, at every step of our progress, in every part of our continued work, we need to turn to Him for the spiritualising of our earthly thoughts, the elevation of our earthly aims, and the pardon of our shortcomings and sins. Compare 1 Corinthians 6:11. clean. Often, because of verse 12, 1 Corinthians 13:10 is conflated with 1 John 3:2. 1879-90. --- The foulness of the feet, when the rest is clean, signifies the earthly affections, and remains of former sins remitted, which are to be cleansed by devout acts of charity and humility. 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