From: Charles Skallerud (
Date: Sun Mar 05 2000 - 09:03:18 EST

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> But as for Mt 1:20, depending on how one views the context, the
> "while he was upset about these things" appears to make more sense than
> neutral translation "while he thought on these things" (KJV) as if Joseph
> was merely an unfeeling stoic.
> -Steven Craig Miller

I see what you mean but neither the word nor the context preclude the
possibility that Joseph was serenely reflecting on the situation. He
doesn't have to be an unfeeling stoic to be calm.

Charles Skallerud

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