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(0.49) (Deu 27:20)

tn Heb “he uncovers his father’s skirt” (NASB similar). See note at Deut 22:30.

(0.49) (1Ki 15:11)

tn Heb “father,” but Hebrew often uses the terms “father” and “mother” for grandparents and more remote ancestors.

(0.49) (1Ki 15:19)

tn Heb “[May there be] a covenant between me and you [as there was] between my father and your father.”

(0.49) (2Ch 16:3)

tn Heb “[May there be] a covenant between me and you [as there was] between my father and your father.”

(0.49) (Ezr 10:16)

tn Heb “the heads of the fathers, to the house of their fathers, and all of them by name.”

(0.49) (Luk 9:40)

sn Note the repetition of the verb from v. 38, an indication of the father’s desperation.

(0.45) (Deu 22:30)

tn Heb “uncover his father’s skirt” (so ASV, NASB). This appears to be a circumlocution for describing the dishonor that would come to a father by having his own son share his wife’s sexuality (cf. NAB, NIV “dishonor his father’s bed”).

(0.43) (Gen 10:24)

tc The MT reads “Arphaxad fathered Shelah”; the LXX reads “Arphaxad fathered Cainan, and Cainan fathered Sala [= Shelah].” The LXX reading also appears to lie behind Luke 3:35-36.

(0.43) (1Ch 5:1)

sn The phrase when he defiled his father’s bed refers to Reuben having sexual relations with his father Jacob’s concubine Bilhah. This incident is recorded in Gen 35:22.

(0.43) (1Ch 9:19)

tn Heb “and their fathers to the camp of the Lord, guardians of the entrance.” Here “fathers” is used in a more general sense of “forefathers” or “ancestors” and is not limited specifically to their fathers only.

(0.43) (2Jo 1:4)

tn Grk “just as we received commandment from the Father.” The idiom “we received commandment from the Father” means the Father gave (a) commandment to them (the author plus the recipients).

(0.42) (Gen 27:38)

tn Heb “Bless me, me also, my father.” The words “my father” have not been repeated in the translation for stylistic reasons.

(0.42) (Gen 36:9)

sn The term father in genealogical records needs to be carefully defined. It can refer to a literal father, a grandfather, a political overlord, or a founder.

(0.42) (Gen 45:8)

tn Heb “a father.” The term is used here figuratively of one who gives advice, as a father would to his children.

(0.42) (Gen 50:16)

tn The verb means “command,” but they would hardly be commanding him. It probably means they sent their father’s instructions to Joseph.

(0.42) (Exo 12:3)

tn Heb “according to the house of their fathers.” The expression “house of the father” is a common expression for a family.

(0.42) (Lev 20:9)

tn Heb “makes light of his father and his mother.” Almost all English versions render this as some variation of “curses his father or mother.”

(0.42) (Num 30:3)

tn The Hebrew text just has “in her father’s house” and not “who is still living,” but that is the meaning of the line.

(0.42) (Jos 2:18)

tn Heb “and your father and your mother and your brothers and all the house of your father gather to yourself to the house.”

(0.42) (1Ki 1:5)

tn Heb “son of Haggith,” but since this formula usually designates the father (who in this case was David), the translation specifies that David was Adonijah’s father.

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