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Matthew 26:51

Context
NETBible

But 1  one of those with Jesus grabbed 2  his sword, drew it out, and struck the high priest’s slave, 3  cutting off his ear.

XREF

Mt 26:35; Mr 14:47; Lu 9:55; Lu 22:36-38,49-51; Joh 18:10,11,36; 2Co 10:4

NET © Notes

tn Grk “And behold one.” The Greek word ἰδού (idou) has not been translated because it has no exact English equivalent here, but adds interest and emphasis (BDAG 468 s.v. 1).

tn Grk “extending his hand, drew out his sword, and struck.” Because rapid motion is implied in the circumstances, the translation “grabbed” was used.

tn See the note on the word “slave” in 8:9.



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