3 it seemed best to me also--[because I]a have followed all [things] carefully from the beginning--to write [them]b down in orderly sequence for you, most excellent Theophilus,
References for Luke 1:3
    • a 1:3 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("have followed") which is understood as causal
    • b 1:3 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation