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Luke 1:63

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1:63 He 1  asked for a writing tablet 2  and wrote, 3  “His name is John.” And they were all amazed. 4 

1 tn Grk “And he.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

2 sn The writing tablet requested by Zechariah would have been a wax tablet.

3 tn Grk “and wrote, saying.” The participle λέγων (legwn) is redundant is English and has not been translated.

4 sn The response, they were all amazed, expresses a mixture of surprise and reflection in this setting where they were so certain of what the child’s name would be.



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