Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be.
But she was very perplexed at this statement, and kept pondering what kind of salutation this was.
Confused and disturbed, Mary tried to think what the angel could mean.
She was thoroughly shaken, wondering what was behind a greeting like that.
But she was greatly troubled at his words, and said to herself, What may be the purpose of these words?
But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be.
But when she saw him , she was troubled at his saying, and considered what manner of greeting this was.
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1 tc Most
2 sn On the phrase greatly troubled see 1:12. Mary’s reaction was like Zechariah’s response.
3 tn Grk “to wonder what kind of greeting this might be.” Luke often uses the optative this way to reveal a figure’s thinking (3:15; 8:9; 18:36; 22:23).