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(1.00) (Luk 22:66)

sn Their council is probably a reference to the Jewish Sanhedrin, the council of seventy leaders.

(0.71) (Job 19:19)

tn Heb “men of my confidence,” or “men of my council,” i.e., intimate friends, confidants.

(0.71) (Act 5:21)

tn Or “the council” (the highest legal, legislative, and judicial body among the Jews).

(0.71) (Act 5:35)

tn Grk “said to them”; the referent (the council) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

(0.71) (Act 17:19)

tn Or “to the council of the Areopagus.” See also the term in v. 22.

(0.62) (Luk 22:70)

sn The members of the council understood the force of the claim and asked Jesus about another title, Son of God.

(0.62) (Act 6:3)

sn Seven. Jewish town councils often had seven members (Josephus, Ant. 4.18.14 [4.214]).

(0.62) (1Ti 4:14)

tn Grk “with the imposition of the hands of the presbytery” (i.e., the council of elders).

(0.53) (Act 5:34)

tn Grk “standing up in the council, ordered.” The participle ἀναστάς (anasta") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

(0.53) (Act 12:17)

sn He…went to another place. This is Peter’s last appearance in Acts with the exception of the Jerusalem council in Acts 15.

(0.53) (Act 23:1)

tn Grk “Paul, looking directly at the council, said.” The participle ἀτενίσας (atenisa") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

(0.50) (Eze 13:9)

tn The Hebrew term may refer to the secret council of the Lord (Jer 23:18; Job 15:8), but here it more likely refers to a human council comprised of civic leaders (Gen 49:6; Jer 6:11; 15:17 Ps 64:3; 111:1).

(0.50) (Act 22:5)

tn That is, the whole Sanhedrin. BDAG 861 s.v. πρεσβυτέριον has “an administrative group concerned with the interests of a specific community, council of elders – a. of the highest Judean council in Jerusalem, in our lit. usu. called συνέδριονὁ ἀρχιερεύς καὶ πᾶν τὸ πρ. Ac 22:5.”

(0.44) (Pro 22:10)

tc The LXX freely adds “when he sits in council (ἐν συνεδρίῳ, ejn sunedriw), he insults everyone.” The MT does not suggest that the setting is in a court of law; so the LXX addition is highly unlikely.

(0.44) (Mat 10:17)

sn Councils in this context refers to local judicial bodies attached to the Jewish synagogue. This group would be responsible for meting out justice and discipline within the Jewish community.

(0.44) (Mar 13:9)

sn Councils in this context refers to local judicial bodies attached to the Jewish synagogue. This group would be responsible for meting out justice and discipline within the Jewish community.

(0.44) (Joh 11:47)

tn The phrase “chief priests and Pharisees” is a comprehensive name for the groups represented in the ruling council (the Sanhedrin) as in John 7:45; 18:3; Acts 5:22, 26.

(0.44) (Joh 11:57)

tn The phrase “chief priests and Pharisees” is a comprehensive name for the groups represented in the ruling council (the Sanhedrin) as in John 7:45; 18:3; Acts 5:22, 26.

(0.44) (Act 17:8)

tn L&N 37.93 defines πολιτάρχης (politarch") as “a public official responsible for administrative matters within a town or city and a member of the ruling council of such a political unit – ‘city official.’”

(0.44) (Rev 2:20)

sn To commit sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols. Note the conclusions of the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15:29, which specifically prohibits Gentile Christians from engaging in these activities.



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