24:14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached throughout the whole inhabited earth as a testimony to all the nations, 6 and then the end will come.
1 tn Grk “And he.”
2 sn Synagogues were places for Jewish prayer and worship, with recognized leadership (cf. Luke 8:41). Though the origin of the synagogue is not entirely clear, it seems to have arisen in the postexilic community during the intertestamental period. A town could establish a synagogue if there were at least ten men. In normative Judaism of the NT period, the OT scripture was read and discussed in the synagogue by the men who were present (see the Mishnah, m. Megillah 3-4; m. Berakhot 2).
3 tn Or “cities.”
5 tn Grk “and every [kind of] sickness.” Here “every” was not repeated in the translation for stylistic reasons.
6 tn Or “all the Gentiles” (the same Greek word may be translated “nations” or “Gentiles”).