10:4 Staring at him and becoming greatly afraid, Cornelius 1 replied, 2 “What is it, Lord?” The angel 3 said to him, “Your prayers and your acts of charity 4 have gone up as a memorial 5 before God.
10:31 and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard and your acts of charity 6 have been remembered before God. 7
10:35 but in every nation 8 the person who fears him 9 and does what is right 10 is welcomed before him.
1 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Cornelius) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
2 tn Grk “said,” but in response to the angel’s address, “replied” is better English style.
3 tn Grk “he”; the referent (the angel) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
4 tn Or “your gifts to the needy.”
6 tn Or “your gifts to the needy.”
9 tn Or “shows reverence for him.”
10 tn Grk “works righteousness”; the translation “does what is right” for this phrase in this verse is given by L&N 25.85.
sn Note how faith and response are linked here by the phrase and does what is right.