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The simple answer is that there are some older manuscripts that lack the reading. If credence is placed in the older manuscript, then the reading is left out. The assumption is that the older manuscripts are closer to the source documents. By the way, many view the New World Translation with suspicion. It is a product of the Watch Tower Bible and Tract ...


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The chapter and verse divisions found in virtually all modern Bibles originated on the mid 16th century: Robert Estienne created an alternate numbering in his 1551 edition of the Greek New Testament which was also used in his 1553 publication of the Bible in French. Estienne's system of division was widely adopted, and it is this system which is found in ...


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The Catholic Haydock Commentary, which collects the Fathers' and other Catholic scriptural scholars' commentaries, says for John 10:34: Ver. 34. This is addressed to princes established to govern the people of God. They are the image of God on earth by the authority they exercise, and which they have received from Him. --- Is it not written in your law, ...


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I concur with the above opinion Pilate knew he was in the presence of someone extraordinary. In vs 10 Pilate reminds Jesus of his power to crucify Him. In vs 11 Jesus tells Pilate "You could have no power at all against Me, except it were given you from above;therefore he that delivered Me to you has the greater sin. At that point I believe Pilate developed ...


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Peter, being the most radical follower of Jesus (he "rebuked" Jesus at Mark 8:33, he was rebuked by Jesus, and called "Satan," at Matthew 16:23, he is the one who cut off the soldier's ear at Jesus' arrest in John 18:10, and so on), was probably by consequence, also most easily recognized as a follower of Jesus, whereas John (who would seem more meek) might ...



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