1 tn Grk “Men brothers,” but this is both awkward and unnecessary in English.
2 tn Grk “sons”
3 tn Or “race.”
4 tn Grk “and those among you who fear God,” but this is practically a technical term for the category called God-fearers, Gentiles who worshiped the God of Israel and in many cases kept the Mosaic law, but did not take the final step of circumcision necessary to become a proselyte to Judaism. See further K. G. Kuhn, TDNT 6:732-34, 743-44. Note how Paul includes God-fearing Gentiles as recipients of this promise.
5 tn Grk “word.”