1 tn Grk “Now it happened that the.” The introductory phrase ἐγένετο (egeneto, “it happened that”), common in Luke (69 times) and Acts (54 times), is redundant in contemporary English and has not been translated.
3 tn Grk “And the.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
4 sn The shorter description suggests a different fate, which is confirmed in the following verses.
5 sn The Greek term Hades stands for the Hebrew concept of Sheol. It is what is called hell today. This is where the dead were gathered (Ps 16:10; 86:13). In the NT Hades has an additional negative force of awaiting judgment (Rev 20:13).
6 sn Hades is a place of torment, especially as one knows that he is separated from God.
7 tn Grk “he lifted up his eyes” (an idiom).