Re: Mk1:6 = Mt3:4
On Wed, 2 Nov 1994, Stephen Carlson wrote:
> Mk1:6a KAI HN O( IWANNHS ENDEDUMENOS TRIXAS KAMHLOU
> Mt3:4a AUTOS DE O( IWANNHS EIXEN TO ENDUMA AUTOU APO TRIXWN KAMHLOU
> I don't have an explanation for Matthew's addition of AUTOS, though.
I think the AUTOS is intelligible as part of Mt's redaction (as I
wouldn't hesitate to call it): Since Mt's 3:3 concludes with the citation
from Isaiah. Then 3:4 resumes the narrative: "And John _himself_ ..."
Carl W. Conrad
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