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70 Five More Myths about Bible Translations and the Transmission of the Text

Originally posted on Daniel B. Wallace:
There’s an old Italian proverb that warns translators about jumping in to the task: “Traduttori? Traditori!” Translation: “Translators? Traitors!” The English proverb, “Something’s always lost in the translation,” is clearly illustrated in this instance.…

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68 Mary, blessed among women.

Maria, Luke 1:28 During the Christmas season I like to look at some difference observed in the history of the birth of our Lord Jesus the Christ. This specific difference is not that important, but it could have played an … Continue reading

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67 Murder of the Bethlehem Children. Mat.2:18

Murder of the Bethlehem Children. Mat.2:18 When Jesus was born and soon afterwards, some terrible things happened because Satan wanted to prevent Him growing up and bring the salvation to mankind as was ordained even before the creation of earth. … Continue reading

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66 Luke’s unique writing style, Acts 28:29

Luke’s unique writing style Acts 28:29 In older versions of the Bible that were translated from the Textus Receptus as source text for the New Testament, like the King James Version, we find a verse 29: KJV: “And when he had … Continue reading

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64 Flesh and bones of Jesus? Eph.5;30

Are members of the Church the flesh and bones of Jesus? Eph.5;30 In Ephesians 5:21-32 Paul addresses the roles of husband and wife in the marriage relationship. He likens the love and care the husband must have for his wife, … Continue reading

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60 The Angel at Bethesda, John 5:4

The Angel at Bethesda, John 5:4 The challenge before us is to discern whether the explanation of the Angel coming down to stir the water at the bath of Bethesda had originally been written by John, or whether someone else … Continue reading

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59. Colossians 1:2 Paul’s habit of greeting.

Paul’s habit of greeting. Colossians 1:2 Everybody has some habits or traits unique to himself. It could be the way we greet one another. One would say “Hello”, another “Hi!”, or “Good day.” When we answer the phone, often only … Continue reading

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58 The Last Supper, Luke 22:17-22

The Last Supper Though there are no major differences between the King James Version and the New International Version, I decided to look at the interesting versions of Luke 22 verses 17-20 found the different manuscripts. This is caused by … Continue reading

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