But the things God foretold 1 long ago through 2 all the prophets – that his Christ 3 would suffer – he has fulfilled in this way.
But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Christ would suffer.
"But the things which God announced beforehand by the mouth of all the prophets, that His Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.
But God was fulfilling what all the prophets had declared about the Messiah beforehand––that he must suffer all these things.
But God, who through the preaching of all the prophets had said all along that his Messiah would be killed, knew exactly what you were doing and used it to fulfill his plans.
But the things which God had made clear before, by the mouth of all the prophets, that the Christ would have to undergo, he has put into effect in this way.
In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah would suffer.
"But those things which God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would suffer, He has thus fulfilled.
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the things God
foretold long ago
– that his
– he has fulfilled
in this way.
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1 sn God foretold. Peter’s topic is the working out of God’s plan and promise through events the scriptures also note.
2 tn Grk “by the mouth of” (an idiom).
3 tn Or “Messiah”; both “Christ” (Greek) and “Messiah” (Hebrew and Aramaic) mean “one who has been anointed.”
sn See the note on Christ in 2:31.