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11 And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. 12 And Zechariah was terrified when he* saw the angel,* and fear fell upon him. 13 But the angel said to him,
“Do not be afraid, Zechariah,
because your prayer has been heard,
and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son,
and you will call his name John.
14 And ⌊you will experience joy and exultation⌋,d
and many will rejoice at his birth.
and he must never drink wine or beer,
and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit
while he is* still in his mother’s womb.
to the Lord their God.
in the spirit and power of Elijah,
to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,
and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous,
to prepare for the Lord a people made ready.”
Here “when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“saw”) which is understood as temporal
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
Literally “joy and exultation will be to you”
Here the phrase “while he is,” including the verb, is understood in Greek and is supplied in the translation
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