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Luke 1:55

Context

1:55 as he promised 1  to our ancestors, 2  to Abraham and to his descendants 3  forever.”

1 tn Grk “as he spoke.” Since this is a reference to the covenant to Abraham, ἐλάλησεν (elalhsen) can be translated in context “as he promised.” God keeps his word.

2 tn Grk “fathers.”

3 tn Grk “his seed” (an idiom for offspring or descendants).



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