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Riches or Divinity? (Revelation 5:12)

It is a textual/scribal error in Latin Vulgate, from which those versions like Douaye-Rheims (DR), Wycliffe etc are translated. It should be translated divitias for riches, but it somehow became ...
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Riches or Divinity? (Revelation 5:12)

As others have pointed out, all of the translations involving divinity are derived from the Latin Vulgate. But the question remains, why did Jerome (or some earlier translator) choose to translate ...
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Riches or Divinity? (Revelation 5:12)

The original Greek work translated as either 'riches' or 'power' is the work πλοῦτον, or plouton. It is typically translated as riches(17), 'of riches' (3) or wealth (2). The more modern translations (...
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Riches or Divinity? (Revelation 5:12)

Almost all modern versions of the NT are translations of the Greek text. In Rev 5:12, that Greek text is essentially undisputed. It reads: λέγοντες φωνῇ μεγάλῃ Ἄξιόν ἐστιν τὸ ἀρνίον τὸ ἐσφαγμένον ...
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What are the implications of the recent finding in Vatican Library in relation to Matt 12:1?

Others have noted that the discovery has been sensationalized and it's importance exaggerated. The significance of the extra charge, as in the Luke passage, is to make a stronger accusation against ...
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What are the implications of the recent finding in Vatican Library in relation to Matt 12:1?

What are the implications of the recent finding in the Vatican Library in relation to Matt 12:1? As @Michael16's answer shows, there is no new text discovered. As @Dottard points out, the longer ...
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What are the implications of the recent finding in Vatican Library in relation to Matt 12:1?

Fake News A scientist said he found a chapter of the Bible hidden for more than 1,500 years. These misleading articles have been circulating for the last few months as clickbait sensational articles,...
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What are the implications of the recent finding in Vatican Library in relation to Matt 12:1?

The incident in Matt 12:1-7 is also recorded by Mark and Luke. The wording of the first verse is essentially the same in Mark. However, in Luke 6:1 we have the following record: One Sabbath Jesus ...
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What is the oldest manuscript of Genesis 1:1

Paul, I too have looked to find what words God did actually speak as it is so often changed. My answer may be too late, and not what you are looking for, but so many people seem to throw so much of ...
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Evidence for/against Romans chapter 16 being a later addition to the text?

The oldest extant biblical source document containing ROM 16 (𝔓⁴⁶, leaf 12v, c. 175-224 CE) shows that verses 24, 25, 26, and 27 are absent and, ergo, apocryphal; i.e., of questionable authenticity.
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Evidence for/against Romans chapter 16 being a later addition to the text?

In favor of chapter 16 being part of the original letter, the NABRE says ....the evidence favors the view that [it was] included in the original. Paul endeavors through the long list of greetings (...
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