17:19 Then the disciples came 1 to Jesus privately and said, “Why couldn’t we cast it out?” 17:20 He told them, “It was because of your little faith. I tell you the truth, 2 if you have faith the size of 3 a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; nothing 4 will be impossible for you.”
1 tn Grk “coming, the disciples said.” The participle προσελθόντες (proselqontes) has been translated as a finite verb to make the sequence of events clear in English.
2 tn Grk “For truly (ἀμήν, amhn), I say to you.” Here γάρ (gar) has not been translated.
3 tn Grk “faith as,” “faith like.”
4 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.