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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

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Acts 25:1

Having come into the province (epibav thi eparxeiai).
Second aorist active participle of epibainw, to set foot upon. Literally, "Having set foot upon his province." Eparxeia is a late word for province, in N.T. only here and 23:34. Judea was not strictly a province, but a department (Page) of the province of Syria which was under a propraetor (legatuv Xaesariv) while Judea was under a procurator (epitropov).

After three days (meta treiv hmerav).
So in Acts 28:17 in Rome. That is on the third day, with a day of rest in between. Precisely the language used of the resurrection of Jesus "after three days" = "on the third day." So by common usage then and now.

 


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Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Acts 25:1". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/rwp/view.cgi?book=ac&chapter=025&verse=001>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.

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