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Unless you see signs and wonders, you will not believe

“Unless … not believe” here is a double negative. In some languages it is more natural to translate this statement in a positive form. AT: “Only if you see a miracle will you believe” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-doublenegatives)

believed the word

Here “word” is a metonym that refers to the message that Jesus spoke. AT: “believed the message” (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-metonymy)


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  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/jesus
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/believe
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/children
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/death
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/son