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We can trust Him to defeat our disappointment, no matter what it is.
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And so we conclude that Matthew was quite likely not part of the original text.
In order to be accurate to the original you won’t find it in your ESV Bible. These are very conservative scholars that are doing the work of textual criticism to help us have the most accurate translation of the Bible as possible.
And so why would newer manuscripts have Matthew but older manuscripts not? Look at Mark (even in your ESV and NIV Bibles) and you will notice a verse that sounds very similar to what was omitted in Matthew .
*The triumph doesn’t always happen when we think it should.
Most of us have the Bible on our devices and phones.
Try and find these scriptures in NIV or ESV on your computer, phone or device right now if you are in doubt: Matthew , , ; Mark , , ; Luke , ; John 5:4; Acts …you will not believe your eyes. There is a crusade geared towards altering the Bible as we know it; NIV and many more versions are affected.
The NIV has now removed 64,575 words from the Bible including Jehovah, Calvary, Holy Ghost and omnipotent to name but a few…
The NIV and ESV and other versions have also now removed 45 complete verses.
So what most likely happened is that a well-meaning copyist somewhere along the way put Mark here at Matthew to get the two gospels to square up.