Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
can come to me—in the sense of John 6:35.
except the Father which hath sent me—that is, the Father as the Sender of Me and to carry out the design of My mission.
draw him—by an internal and efficacious operation; though by all the means of rational conviction, and in a way altogether consonant to their moral nature (Song of Solomon 1:4; Jeremiah 31:3; Hosea 11:3-4).
raise him up, etc.—(See on John 6:54).
Murmur not . . . No man—that is, Be not either startled or stumbled at these sayings; for it needs divine teaching to understand them, divine drawing to submit to them.
Jews murmured—muttered, not in our Lord's hearing, but He knew it (John 6:43; John 2:25).
he said, I am the bread, etc.—Missing the sense and glory of this, and having no relish for such sublimities, they harp upon the "Bread from heaven." "What can this mean? Do we not know all about Him—where, when, and of whom He was born? And yet He says He came down from heaven!"
Other Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown entries containing John 6:44:
Song of Solomon 1:4
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