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For some people, it is not clear why the number 666 was chosen to represent a power hostile to Christianity. But the photo below (HT Hemant Mehta) explains it:
Why? Because the tail of the ichthus is not complete, or because it is associated with the Japanese by being on a Toyota truck?
Yes, but do we know of any trucks with the variant reading?
Yes, that one does seem to be a recent interpolation, doesn’t it?
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