Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentJohn 7:41
- This is the Christ (outov estin o Xristov).
- These went further and dared to call Jesus the Messiah and not merely the prophet who might not be the Messiah. They said it openly.
- What (gar).
- These denied that Jesus was the Messiah and gave as their reason (gar, for) the fact that he came from Galilee. The use of mh expects a negative answer.