RE: Matt 19:9

From: Daniel L Christiansen (
Date: Tue Oct 05 1999 - 19:11:07 EDT

Carlton Winbery wrote:

> > Someone needs to check and see if this reading was in the
> Stephanus text and the text behind the KJV. What led the KJV to read
> as Escept could have been a different text.

    Indeed, it does. The 1550 TR reads EI MH instead of MH, a reading
which is
peculiar to the TR, and not to the Majority Text as a whole. Of course,
that does
not settle the larger issue, which is whether the simple MH is able to
support an
exceptive force.

Daniel L. Christiansen
Department of Bible
Multnomah Bible College
8435 NE Glisan Street
Portland, OR  97220
(Also Portland Bible College, Prof of Biblical Languages)

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