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Luke 3:1 LEB

John the Baptist Begins His Ministry

1 Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, [when] Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Iturea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene,

References for Luke 3:1

    • a 3:1 - Or "the emperor Tiberius"

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      • a 3:1 - Or "the emperor Tiberius"
      • b 3:5 - *Here "[will become]" is an implied repetition of the verb earlier in the verse
      • c 3:6 - A quotation from Isa 40:3-5
      • d 3:11 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
      • e 3:11 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • f 3:13 - Literally "what is ordered to you"
      • g 3:14 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • h 3:15 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("were waiting expectantly")
      • i 3:15 - Or "Messiah"
      • j 3:21 - *Here "[while]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("was praying")
      • k 3:23 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("began") which is understood as temporal
      • l 3:23 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • m 3:35 - Greek "Sala"