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Matthew 1:21

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1:21 She will give birth to a son and you will name him 1  Jesus, 2  because he will save his people from their sins.”

Matthew 1:23

Context
1:23Look! The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 3  Emmanuel,” 4  which means 5 God with us.” 6 

1 tn Grk “you will call his name.”

2 sn The Greek form of the name Ihsous, which was translated into Latin as Jesus, is the same as the Hebrew Yeshua (Joshua), which means “Yahweh saves” (Yahweh is typically rendered as “Lord” in the OT). It was a fairly common name among Jews in 1st century Palestine, as references to a number of people by this name in the LXX and Josephus indicate.

3 tn Grk “they will call his name.”

4 sn A quotation from Isa 7:14.

5 tn Grk “is translated.”

6 sn An allusion to Isa 8:8, 10 (LXX).



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