SERIOUS IMPLICATIONS If the WH NU reading is correct, then it is possible that this disciple of Jesus was zealous for the law or was “a zealous nationalist prior to his call to follow Jesus.
Exploring the textual complexities of 2 Peter 3:7, 10, this article seeks to answer the intriguing question: Will God destroy the Earth by fire? Through meticulous textual analysis and examination of manuscript evidence, the symbolic interpretation of fire and judgment in these verses is revealed, providing insight into the apocalyptic imagery used in Scripture.
Matthew 14:16, 27 16 But Jesus said to them, ... 27 But immediately Jesus spoke to them, ... Was Jesus mentioned here the Gospel of Matthew or not?
Jesus did not fast as the Mosaic Law required, the record of the Gospels does not show him being known for fasting. However, neither Jesus nor the apostles commanded that the disciples had to fast. There are a few accounts of first-century Christians fasting. (Acts 13:2, 3; 14:23) However, early Christians were under no obligation to fast. Nevertheless, ...
What are the original words, what is the correct translation, and what is the correct meaning? Why is it somewhat more significant than might be thought? The original wording in Matthew 8:21 is ...
The meaning is changed when the fourth και (“and”) is included in this sentence or excluded from the sentence. This is not a significant change in meaning. Nevertheless, it is a change in translation and meaning. What are the original words, what is the correct translation, and what is the correct meaning?
Variant Reading(s): differing versions of a word or phrase found in two or more manuscripts within a variation unit (see below). Variant readings are also called alternate readings.
We will explain why these twelve verses were not in the original and should not be in the main text of our modern Bible, even in square brackets like the New American Standard Bible (NASB), and the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) have them. John 7:53-8:11 should be in a footnote with an explanation because the verses are early. It is an account that sounds very much like an incident Jesus would have been involved in. As John tells us at the end of his Gospel, Jesus did many things, which no book could hold all, and far more of what Jesus did was passed by oral tradition and was not chosen by the Holy Spirit to be in the original Gospels. But that does not mean that this one cannot be in a footnote.
In his Sermon on the Mount under different forms of worship, he began with a strong rebuke of about not being showy or pretentious in one’s display of oneself in our worship of God. He then used such examples of how to give, how to pray, and how to fast. One textual variant [error] was added three times.