8:24 And a great storm developed on the sea so that the waves began to swamp the boat. But he was asleep. 8:25 So they came 1 and woke him up saying, “Lord, save us! We are about to die!” 8:26 But 2 he said to them, “Why are you cowardly, you people of little faith?” Then he got up and rebuked 3 the winds and the sea, 4 and it was dead calm.
1 tn The participle προσελθόντες (proselqonte") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.
2 tn Grk “And.” Here καί (kai) has been translated as “but” to indicate the contrast present in this context.
3 tn Or “commanded” (often with the implication of a threat, L&N 33.331).