Re: Houtos in Matt 5:19

On Fri, 6 May 1994, Richard Walker wrote:

> NASB for Matt 5:19 says `Whoever then annuls one of the least
> of these commandments, and so (houtos) teaches others, . . .'
> NIV omits the word `so', thus leaving a quite different
> meaning!  NASB seems to be the more logical translation;
> why does the NIV differ?
My NIV reads for 5:19 reads: "...and teaches others to do the same..."
That even expands on the adverb.

Richard F. Wevers
Calvin College