1 sn See the note on King Herod in 2:1.
2 sn See the note on King Herod in 2:1. When Herod the Great died in 4
3 tn Grk “behold, an angel.” 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).
4 tn Or “the angel of the Lord.” See the note on the word “Lord” in 1:20.