24:44 Then 4 he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me 5 in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms 6 must be fulfilled.”
1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
2 sn The reference to Moses and all the prophets is a way to say the promise of Messiah runs throughout OT scripture from first to last.
3 tn Or “regarding,” “concerning.” “Written” is implied by the mention of the scriptures in context; “said” could also be used here, referring to the original utterances, but by now these things had been committed to writing.
4 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
5 sn Everything written about me. The divine plan, events, and scripture itself are seen here as being one.
6 sn For a similar threefold division of the OT scriptures, see the prologue to Sirach, lines 8-10, and from Qumran, the epilogue to 4QMMT, line 10.