and from the hand of all who hate us.
and to remember his holy covenant 8 –
1 tn Or “because he remembered mercy,” understanding the infinitive as causal.
2 tn Or “his [God’s] loyal love.”
3 tn Grk “from long ago, salvation.”
4 sn The theme of being saved from our enemies is like the release Jesus preached in Luke 4:18-19. Luke’s narrative shows that one of the enemies in view is Satan and his cohorts, with the grip they have on humanity.
5 tn The words “He has done this” (referring to the raising up of the horn of salvation from David’s house) are not in the Greek text, but are supplied to allow a new sentence to be started in the translation. The Greek sentence is lengthy and complex at this point, while contemporary English uses much shorter sentences.