Vincent Word Studies - John 8:40 - 8:40

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Vincent Word Studies - John 8:40 - 8:40

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A man (ἄνθρωπον)

Used only here by the Lord of Himself. To this corresponds His calling the Devil a manslayer at Joh 8:44. Perhaps, too, as Westcott remarks, it may suggest the idea of the human sympathy which, as a man, He was entitled to claim from them.

This did not Abraham

In the oriental traditions Abraham is spoken of as “full of loving-kindness.”