John 7:40

Some of the multitude (ek tou oclou). Tine (some) to be supplied, a common Greek idiom. Of a truth (alhqw). "Truly." See Acts 1:47 . The prophet (o prophth). The one promised to Moses ( Deuteronomy 18:15 ) and long expected. See on "John 1:21". Proof of the deep impression made by Jesus.