17:30 Therefore, although God has overlooked 1 such times of ignorance, 2 he now commands all people 3 everywhere to repent, 4 17:31 because he has set 5 a day on which he is going to judge the world 6 in righteousness, by a man whom he designated, 7 having provided proof to everyone by raising 8 him from the dead.”
1 tn Or “has deliberately paid no attention to.”
2 tn Or “times when people did not know.”
3 tn Here ἀνθρώποις (anqrwpoi") has been translated as a generic noun (“people”).
4 sn He now commands all people everywhere to repent. God was now asking all mankind to turn to him. No nation or race was excluded.
5 tn Or “fixed.”
6 sn The world refers to the whole inhabited earth.
sn A man whom he designated. Jesus is put in the position of eschatological judge. As judge of the living and the dead, he possesses divine authority (Acts 10:42).
8 tn The participle ἀναστήσας (anasthsa") indicates means here.