Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Luke 21:5

Context
NETBible

Now 1  while some were speaking about the temple, how it was adorned 2  with beautiful stones and offerings, 3  Jesus 4  said,

XREF

Mt 24:1,2; Mr 13:1,2; Joh 2:20

NET © Notes

tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “now” to indicate the transition to a new topic.

sn The Jerusalem temple was widely admired around the world. See Josephus, Ant. 15.11 (15.380-425); J. W. 5.5 (5.184-227) and Tacitus, History 5.8, who called it “immensely opulent.” Josephus compared it to a beautiful snowcapped mountain.

tn For the translation of ἀνάθημα (anaqhma) as “offering” see L&N 53.18.

tn Grk “he”; the referent (Jesus) has been specified in the translation for clarity.



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