Verse 44. While ye receive honour - That is, while ye seek the praise of men rather than the praise of God. At the feast of pentecost, kept in commemoration of the giving the law from Mount Sinai, their sermons used to be full of the praises of the law, and of the people to whom it was given. How mortifying then must the following words of our Lord be to them, while they were thus exulting in Moses and his law!
Verse 45. There is one that accuseth you - By his writings.
Verse 46. He wrote of me - Every where; in all his writings; particularly Deut. xviii, 15, 18.