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The earliest extant manuscript to favour ἀπιστίαν include C (Ephraemie Rescriptus; 5th C.) and D (Bezae; 5th C.). C is considered a weak Byzantine text in Matthew's gospel1. Textual critics tend to favour ὀλιγοπιστίαν over ἀπιστίαν for two reasons: 1) ὀλιγοπιστίαν is the harder reading2. See for example Metzger who says: It is more likely that the ...


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It is sometimes hard to discern material from the Elohist source apart from that by the Yahwist source, but in this instance, Norman C. Habel says that the main narrative is usually attributed to the Elohist and that the appendix in verses 22:15-18 appears to belong to the Yahwist (Literary Criticism of the Old Testament, page 56). As the Elohist and the ...


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it has been removed because it shows yhwh/jehova is not The Father (Holy Ghost/Spiritum Sanctum) or incarnate in Jesus. Plain and simple. You keep trying to convince yourselves otherwise though.


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"Without beginning of days or end of life." This same statement could be said of Abraham, or Sarah, or Israel, or Peter, or Paul. We know the lineage of Abram. We know his father was Terah, but Abraham had no beginning and end. Due to the lack of understanding of name changes in the Bible, we tend to miss the deep spiritual meaning. In Is. 43:1, the ...


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Manuscript support Both readings have early manuscript support The reading μυστήριον (mystery) finds early support in P46vid? א* A C 88 436 itr, 61 syrp copbo Hippolytus Ambrosiaster Ephraem Ambrose Pelagius Augustine Antiochus.1 UBS3 cites P46vid? in support of μυστήριον however the question mark follows "vid" because the editors were not sure of the ...


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Hebrews 7:1-3: For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him; To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all; first being by interpretation King of righteousness, and after that also King of Salem, which is, King of peace; Without father, without mother, without ...


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How accurate is the DSS? Really, how accurate is any Hebrew texts; even the one used now (the MT)? Academia tells us the Hebrew texts used to translate the Greek version was one containing variant readings and that's why the Septugaint contains different readings to that of the MT in many places. That being "the scholarly" view of the cebebral Germanic ...



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