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Luke 1:55

Context
NETBible

as he promised 1  to our ancestors, 2  to Abraham and to his descendants 3  forever.”

XREF

Ge 12:3; Ge 17:19; Ge 22:18; Ge 26:4; Ge 28:14; Ps 105:6-10; Ps 132:11-17; Ro 11:28,29; Ga 3:16,17

NET © Notes

tn Grk “as he spoke.” Since this is a reference to the covenant to Abraham, ἐλάλησεν (elalhsen) can be translated in context “as he promised.” God keeps his word.

tn Grk “fathers.”

tn Grk “his seed” (an idiom for offspring or descendants).



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