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The so-called "received text" did not come from a compilation of actual Greek manuscripts. It was developed using the English KJV and the Greek Text develop mainly by Erasmus. And Erasmus didn't have many Greek Manuscripts and the ones he was using were over 900 years old.
From John passage on this in his First Epistle, I would say you are right. This was at a later date. 6) This is He that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is Truth. 7) For there are Three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and ...
To my mind, Mark 1:13-14 and Matt 4:11-12 strongly imply that John was in prison when Jesus returned from the wilderness. If that is the case, then Jesus could not have made a second visit to John. I have thought that maybe Jesus spent a few days after his baptism, and just before his journey into the wilderness, selecting his disciples. The testimony ...
Interesting. Was pondering that this am and did Google search. Your post came up first. If you look at the context, the third thing is actually the fourth day. Starting in verse 19, the Pharisees couldn't confront John. Then it says the next day. So according to this the next day was the first day. What happened on the first day is the world became aware ...
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