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Translation Trouble – Mar 13.14

AV “But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains:”

NIV When you see ‘the abomination that causes desolation’ standing where it does not belong–let the reader understand–then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.”

 

NIV leaves out “spoken of by Daniel

 

the prophet.” WHY? Why does the

 

NIV omit New Testament references

 

to the fulfillment of Old Testament

 

prophecy?  Happenstance? 

 
 
 
 

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Translation Trouble – MAR 13.14           

 

AV  “…when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them…flee…”

 

ASV -…when ye see the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not (let him that readeth understand), then let them that are in Judaea flee…             

 

Why omit the most important futuristic

prophet in the OT?  Why leave readers

guessing?  Perhaps some moderns do

not what others to see the accuracy of

Brother Daniel?   

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