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Luke 1:21 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and they marvelled while he tarried in the temple.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the people waited for Zacharias, and marvelled that he tarried so long in the temple.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The people were waiting for Zacharias, and were wondering at his delay in the temple.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the people waited for Zacharias, and marveled that he tarried so long in the temple.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the people were awaiting Zacharias, and they wondered at his delaying in the temple.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the people were expecting Zachariah, and began to marvel that he should tarry in the Temple;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the people were waiting for Zacharias, and wondering at his tarrying in the sanctuary,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the people were waiting for Zachary: and they wondered that he tarried so long in the temple.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the people waited for Zacharias, and maruelled that hee taried so long in the temple.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But the people were standing, and expecting Zakaria. and were wondering at his delay in the temple.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the people were standing and waiting for Zachariah; and they wondered at his tarrying so long in the temple.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
people 2992
{2992} Prime
λαός
laos
{lah-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace).
waited y2258
[2258] Standard
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
z5713
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
y4328
[4328] Standard
προσδοκάω
prosdokao
{pros-dok-ah'-o}
From G4314 and δοκεύω [[dokeuo]] (to watch); to anticipate (in thought, hope or fear); by implication to await.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
for x2258
(2258) Complement
ἦν
en
{ane}
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
x4328
(4328) Complement
προσδοκάω
prosdokao
{pros-dok-ah'-o}
From G4314 and δοκεύω [[dokeuo]] (to watch); to anticipate (in thought, hope or fear); by implication to await.
Zacharias, 2197
{2197} Prime
Ζαχαρίας
Zacharias
{dzakh-ar-ee'-as}
Of Hebrew origin [H2148]; Zacharias (that is, Zechariah), the name of two Israelites.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
marvelled 2296
{2296} Prime
θαυμάζω
thaumazo
{thou-mad'-zo}
From G2295; to wonder; by implication to admire.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
that y1722
[1722] Standard
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
he 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
tarried so long 5549
{5549} Prime
χρονίζω
chronizo
{khron-id'-zo}
From G5550; to take time, that is, linger.
z5721
<5721> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 647
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
temple. 3485
{3485} Prime
ναός
naos
{nah-os'}
From a primary word ναίω [[naio]] (to dwell); a fane, shrine, temple.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 1:21

_ _ waited — to receive from him the usual benediction (Numbers 6:23-27).

_ _ tarried so long — It was not usual to tarry long, lest it should be thought vengeance had stricken the people’s representative for something wrong [Lightfoot].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 1:5-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 1:21

The people were waiting — For him to come and dismiss them (as usual) with the blessing.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Numbers 6:23-27 Speak unto Aaron and unto his sons, saying, On this wise ye shall bless the children of Israel, saying unto them, ... And they shall put my name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them.
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