1 tn Grk “seeking.”
2 tn Or “information” (originally concerning a crime; BDAG 1050 s.v. φάσις).
3 tn Grk “went up”; this verb is used because the report went up to the Antonia Fortress where the Roman garrison was stationed.
4 tn Grk “the chiliarch” (an officer in command of a thousand soldiers). In Greek the term χιλίαρχος (ciliarco") literally described the “commander of a thousand,” but it was used as the standard translation for the Latin tribunus militum or tribunus militare, the military tribune who commanded a cohort of 600 men.
5 sn A cohort was a Roman military unit of about 600 soldiers, one-tenth of a legion.