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Defenders of modern mistranslations (of diverse sorts) – do you

realize there are two streams from which all Bibles flow? 

There is the Alexandrian line (variously given, 45-60 manuscripts)

and the traditional line (variously given, 5210-5700 manuscripts).

Until you recognize this, to say the “Greek says” is only partially

true – which Greek?  I would gladly agree with a general statement

“the majority is not always right.”  Having said that I ask, “Is the

minority always right?”  The shear number of Antiochian

manuscripts vs. the fraction of Alexandrian ones, is reason for

the reasonable man to take an honest look at the Antiochian

or traditional ones.  There are more and weightier reasons, but

this would be a start. – eab

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