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Bibil Identifier bibil:250730
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Coherence and Textual Criticism in Mark 4:24
Author Shin, Hyeon Woo
Journal The Journal of Theological Studies (Volume: 65, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Language English
Pages 425-432 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In Mark 4:24, καὶ προστεθήσεται ὑμῖν (‘and it will be added to you’) does not cohere with the immediate literary context. It breaks the principle of proportional recompense of v. 24’s ἐν forumla μέτρῳ μετρεῖτε μετρηθήσεται ὑμῖν (‘In the measure with which you measure, it will be measured to you’). Nor does it fit well with v. 25, which balances grace and punishment. When it is omitted, however, vv. 24–25 make deep sense, which coheres with the literary context of Mark. Although the early manuscripts א B attest it, they are not free from addition through assimilation or influence of the immediate context. It may be one of such additions. Therefore, the support of א B cannot outweigh the internal evidence of textual coherence for its omission.
DOI 10.1093/jts/flu049
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : New Testament : Textual Criticism
Pericopes Mark 4,24
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