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New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Revelation 12:6

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6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness where she * had a place prepared by God, so that there 1she would be nourished for aone thousand two hundred and sixty days.

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A star (*) is used to mark verbs that are historical presents in the Greek which have been translated with an English past tense in order to conform to modern usage. The translators recognized that in some contexts the present tense seems more unexpected and unjustified to the English reader than a past tense would have been. But Greek authors frequently used the present tense for the sake of heightened vividness, thereby transporting their readers in imagination to the actual scene at the time of occurence. However, the translators felt that it would be wise to change these historical presents to English past tenses.

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Lit they would nourish her for

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