1 sn This widow was not necessarily old, since many people lived only into their thirties in the 1st century.
2 tn Or “town.”
3 tn This is an iterative imperfect; the widow did this on numerous occasions.
4 tn Or “of punishment.” This is a time of judgment.
5 tn The passive construction with the infinitive πλησθῆναι (plhsqhnai) has been translated as an active construction for simplicity, in keeping with contemporary English style.