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The oldest manuscript we have of John is in the Codex Sinaiticus. In both verses, it says, “life eternal.” It’s in Koine Greek, on papyrus, dated 350 AD. I photographed the two passages from the Codex Sinaiticus. John 4:36 is here: (pdf) John 6:40 is here: (pdf) Scroll down to see the actual, handwritten manuscript. For John 4:36, go to the second ...


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Jacob Jacob is a transliteration of the Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (formal transliteration: yaʿăqob). This labels only one person in the Hebrew Bible: the patriarch also known as Israel, the eponymous ancestor of the twelve tribes. The Septuagint and the Greek New Testament transliterate this word as Ἰακώβ (Iakōb). It most often refers to the patriarch. Once (Matt ...


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The phrase is translated correct. Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. There is nothing in the text indicating a vocation by which a child is to be trained or dedicated except in the way "he should go." The Scriptures are consistent that "the way" is the way that is right before God (Psa. 119:133; ...



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