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Acts 28:6

Context
NETBible

But they were expecting that he was going to swell up 1  or suddenly drop dead. So after they had waited 2  a long time and had seen 3  nothing unusual happen 4  to him, they changed their minds 5  and said he was a god. 6 

XREF

Mt 21:9; Mt 27:22; Ac 12:22; Ac 14:11-13

NET © Notes

tn Or “going to burn with fever.” According to BDAG 814 s.v. πίμπρημι, either meaning (“swell up” or “burn with fever”) is possible for Acts 28:6.

tn The participle προσδοκώντων (prosdokwntwn) has been taken temporally.

tn The participle θεωρούντων (qewrountwn) has been taken temporally.

tn Grk “happening.” The participle γινόμενον (ginomenon) has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

tn Grk “changing their minds.” The participle μεταβαλόμενοι (metabalomenoi) has been translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

sn And said he was a god. The reaction is like Acts 14:11-19 where the crowd wanted to make Paul and Barnabas into gods. The providence of God had protected Paul again.



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