Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Luke 1:30

Context
NETBible

So 1  the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, 2  Mary, for you have found favor 3  with God!

XREF

Isa 41:10,14; Isa 43:1-4; Isa 44:2; Mt 28:5; Lu 1:13; Lu 12:32; Ac 18:9,10; Ac 27:24; Ro 8:31; Heb 13:6

NET © Notes

tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “so” to indicate that Gabriel’s statement is a response to Mary’s perplexity over the greeting.

sn Do not be afraid. See 1:13 for a similar statement to Zechariah.

tn Or “grace.”

sn The expression found favor is a Semitism, common in the OT (Gen 6:8; 18:3; 43:14; 2 Sam 15:25). God has chosen to act on this person’s behalf.



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