The Word Wasn’t God, Oh Heaven Forbid; What God Was His Word Just Always Did

Bible versions are based on a Hebrew and Greek text which textual critics compile from extant, ancient manuscripts (MSS) which were hand-copied by professional scribes. Many modern Bible versions occasionally provide alternate readings in footnotes. These show that a word or phrase in the Hebrew or Greek text can be translated differently than what translators have put in their versions. Sometimes, these alternate readings concern textual variants because the MSS disagree. This is the case with … [Read more...]