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John 8:27


(They did not understand that he was telling them about his Father.) 1 


Isa 6:9; Isa 42:18-20; Isa 59:10; Joh 8:43,47; Ro 11:7-10; 2Co 4:3,4

NET © Notes

sn They did not understand…about his Father is a parenthetical note by the author. This type of comment, intended for the benefit of the reader, is typical of the “omniscient author” convention adopted by the author, who is writing from a postresurrection point of view. He writes with the benefit of later knowledge that those who originally heard Jesus’ words would not have had.

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