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Today's Verse Analysis
After the resurrection, Jesus appears to his apostles a second time with Thomas present.
John 20:26 ...Peace be unto you
John 20:26 ...Peace be with you.
Peace to you.Lost In Translation:
This is the third repetition of this phrase after Jesus's resurrection. Notice in all the words that Jesus speaks in John after his resurrection so far, there is a great number of repeated phrases. There is no "be" in the Greek, but it is implied by the "peace" being in the form of a subject without a verb. By "peace," Jesus seems to mean tranquility, not wanting his apostles to be upset.
We should again find \tranquility in seeing proof of life after death
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See what Jesus said in Greek and see how his words are changed in English translation. My goal is to translate Jesus's words as they were heard when he taught, not the way they are interpreted today. The work here resurrects the humor and cleverness of Jesus's words lost in translation.
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Verses Being Updated
|Mark 4:20 And these are they which are sown on good ground;||Mar 23 2023|
|Mark 4:19 And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches,||Mar 22 2023|
|Mark 4:18 And these are they which are sown among thorns...||Mar 21 2023|
|Mark 4:17 And have no root in themselves...||Mar 20 2023|
|Mark 4:15 And these are they by the way side,||Mar 19 2023|
|Mark 4:14 The sower soweth the word.||Mar 18 2023|
|Mark 4:13 Know ye not this parable?||Mar 17 2023|
|Mark 4:12 That seeing they may see, and not perceive;||Mar 16 2023|
|Mark 4:11...Unto you it is given to know the mystery||Mar 15 2023|
|Mark 4:9 He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.||Mar 14 2023|