but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. And what is more, it is the third day since all this took place.
"But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.
We had thought he was the Messiah who had come to rescue Israel. That all happened three days ago.
And we had our hopes up that he was the One, the One about to deliver Israel. And it is now the third day since it happened.
But we were hoping that he would be the Saviour of Israel. In addition to all this he has now let three days go by from the time when these things took place;
But we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel. Yes, and besides all this, it is now the third day since these things took place.
"But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, today is the third day since these things happened.
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1 tn The imperfect verb looks back to the view that they held during Jesus’ past ministry.
2 sn Their messianic hope concerning Jesus is expressed by the phrase who was going to redeem Israel.