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Acts 28:12

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We put in 1  at Syracuse 2  and stayed there three days.

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Ac 28:12

NET © Notes

tn Grk “And putting in.” The participle καταχθέντες (katacqente") has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style. On the meaning of the participle, BDAG 516 s.v. κατάγω states, “Hence the pass., in act. sense, of ships and seafarers put in εἴς τι at a harborεἰς Συρακούσας Ac 28:12.” Because of the difference between Greek style, which often begins sentences or clauses with “and,” and English style, which generally does not, καί (kai) has not been translated here.

sn Syracuse was a city on the eastern coast of the island of Sicily. It was 75 mi (120 km) from Malta.



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