Matthew 23 35. Is there a copyist error in Matthew 23:35 (with the wrong name for Zechariah)? 2019-07-28

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Matthew 18:23

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Zacharias, son of Barachias - It is not certainly known who this was. Many biblical inerrantists think not. The patience of God is nearly exhausted, and the nation is about to be visited with signal vengeance. An error occurred while accessing favorites. Still, he was part of the establishment. Keim likewise finds in this a hint as to the date of the composition of Matthew. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Vol.

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matthew 23 35

Moreover, Jerom tells us, that in the Hebrew copy of this Gospel used by the Nazarenes, he found the name Jehoiada instead of Barachias: and as to the action being done so long ago, what has been suggested already may be an answer to it, that it was the last on record in the writings of the Old Testament; and that his blood, as Abel's, is said to require vengeance: and Christ might the rather pitch upon this action, because it was committed on a very great and worthy man, and in the holy place, and by the body of the people, at the command of their king, and with their full approbation, and consent: and therefore, though this was not done by the individual persons in being in Christ's time, yet by the same people; and so they are said to slay him, and his blood is required of them: and their horrible destruction was a punishment for that load of national guilt, which had been for many hundreds of years contracting, and heaping upon them. The death of the son of Jehoiada, on the other hand, is not only recorded, as above in 2 Chronicles 24, but had become the subject of popular legends. According to Ecclesiastes Rabbah 3:19, Zechariah was killed before the Babylonians invaded Judah. This though it would exclude the murder of other prophets, e. But dissembled piety will be reckoned double iniquity.

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Matthew 18:23

matthew 23 35

It is only meant to demonstrate the Hebrew name of the person in Matt. A person keeping records of forgiveness is like a rogue banker whose motive is foreclosure. Indeed it would not be amiss to compare this with what S. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. And so upon you will come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Berekiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

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MATTHEW 25:35 KJV I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me

matthew 23 35

That upon you may come all the righteous blood shed upon the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel, to the blood of Zacharias son of Barachias, whom ye slew between the temple and the altar. Was Jesus, Matthew, or whoever spoke or wrote Matthew 23 mistaken in saying that Zechariah the son of Berechiah, rather than Zechariah the son of Jehoida, was killed between the Temple and the altar? So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. To us it appears to be simply an announcement of a purpose of the Divine Wisdom, in the high style of ancient prophecy, to send a last set of messengers whom the people would reject, and rejecting, would fill up the cup of their iniquity. Who can truly forgive seventy times seven—or even seventy-seven times—while keeping track? The list of conjectures is not complete unless we add that one of the Apocryphal Gospels The Protevangelion of James, chap. I forgave you all that debt, because you begged me. First, we need to understand at a deep level how God has forgiven us. Whom ye slew - Whom you, Jews, slew.

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Is there a copyist error in Matthew 23:35 (with the wrong name for Zechariah)?

matthew 23 35

Also, seven is a holy number to Jewish people, symbolizing perfection or completion Lockyer, 968. But ere long, deserved vengeance will fall on every church which is Christian in name only. Translation by Roberts-Donaldson Of course, the difficulty with this belief is the book itself is not canonical and essentially amounts to hearsay, although I believe the Greek Orthodox Church and perhaps others accepts the account therein. And it is δίκαιον, because it contains the life see on. It is a difficult word to hear, because we find forgiveness difficult—both to receive and to give.

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Matthew 18:23

matthew 23 35

Jerusalem and her children had a large share of guilt, and their punishment has been signal. A good candidate is Zechariah, son of Berekiah who was the author of the book Zechariah Zechariah 1:1,7. The reference is probably 2Ch 24:20. The Third Readings: The Gospels Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001 Copyright 2009, 2014,. The first of the murdered, the prototype of the death of Christ and of all good men who have died for truth, religion, and justice ;. The Targum on Lamentations 2:20 is a different story.

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Matthew 23:35 so that upon you may fall the guilt of all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar.

matthew 23 35

He is also the last prophet whose death is recorded in the Old Testament, and the guilt of whose murder, the Jews say, was not purged till the temple was burned under Nebuchadnezzar. For example, in 2 Chr. Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? Yet it is no new thing for the show and form of godliness to be made a cloak to the greatest enormities. To have a man's blood upon one's head is to be held guilty of the crime of murder, and to be liable to make the required atonement for it. It is not the scrupling a little sin that Christ here reproves; if it be a sin, though but a gnat, it must be strained out; but the doing that, and then swallowing a camel, or, committing a greater sin. The divine nature of Jesus was a major issue for the Matthaean community, the crucial element separating the from their Jewish neighbors; while Mark begins with Jesus' and , Matthew goes back to Jesus' origins, showing him as the from his birth, the fulfillment of. Were both Zechariahs killed on the Day of Atonement? The present dispersion and unbelief of the Jews, and their future conversion to Christ, were here foretold.

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Matthew 18:23

matthew 23 35

On this understanding, Jesus and extra-biblical tradition converge in reporting an actual incident not mentioned in the Old Testament. The author also had the Greek scriptures at his disposal, both as book-scrolls Greek translations of , the etc. Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation. And they found not his body, but they found his blood turned into stone. This parable tells of free grace—but not cheap grace. The question is, did Jesus say from Abel to Zechariah merely to cover the alphabet from A - Z or to cover a timeframe, i. Origen mentions a tradition, otherwise entirely unsupported, that Zachariah, the father of John the Baptist, was the son of Barachiah, and was murdered in the temple.

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