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Luke 19:11

Context
The Parable of the Ten Minas

19:11 While the people were listening to these things, Jesus 1  proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, 2  and because they thought 3  that the kingdom of God 4  was going to 5  appear immediately.

1 tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

2 map For location see Map5 B1; Map6 F3; Map7 E2; Map8 F2; Map10 B3; JP1 F4; JP2 F4; JP3 F4; JP4 F4.

3 tn The present active infinitive δοκεῖν (dokein) has been translated as causal.

4 sn Luke means here the appearance of the full kingdom of God in power with the Son of Man as judge as Luke 17:22-37 describes.

5 tn Or perhaps, “the kingdom of God must appear immediately (see L&N 71.36).



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