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Acts 13:36

Context
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For David, after he had served 1  God’s purpose in his own generation, died, 2  was buried with his ancestors, 3  and experienced 4  decay,

XREF

Ge 3:19; 2Sa 7:12; 1Ki 2:10; 1Ch 11:2; 1Ch 13:2-4; 1Ch 15:12-16,25-29; 1Ch 17:11; 1Ch 18:14; 1Ch 22:1-29:30; 2Ch 9:31; 2Ch 12:16; 2Ch 21:1; 2Ch 26:23; Job 17:14; Job 19:26,27; Job 21:26; Ps 49:9,14; Ps 78:71,72; Joh 11:39; Ac 2:29; Ac 7:60; Ac 13:22; 1Co 15:6,18; 1Co 15:42-44,53,54; 1Th 4:13

NET © Notes

tn The participle ὑπηρετήσας (Juphrethsa") is taken temporally.

tn The verb κοιμάω (koimaw) literally means “sleep,” but it is often used in the Bible as a euphemism for the death of a believer.

tn Or “forefathers”; Grk “was gathered to his fathers” (a Semitic idiom).

tn Grk “saw,” but the literal translation of the phrase “saw decay” could be misunderstood to mean simply “looked at decay,” while here “saw decay” is really figurative for “experienced decay.” This remark explains why David cannot fulfill the promise.



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