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  1. Jan 04, 2022 · The problem with this theory is there is no evidence such a gate ever existed. Beyond that, what sane camel driver would go through such contortions when larger gates were easily accessible? Others claim that the word translated “camel” (Greek: kamelos) should actually be “cable” (Greek: kamilos). Then the verse would read that it is ...

  2. ii. “Attempts have been made to explain Jesus’ words about the camel and the eye of a needle in terms of a camel shuffling through a small postern gate, or by reading kamilon ‘cable’ for kamelon ‘camel’. Such ‘explanations’ are misguided. They miss the point that Jesus is using a humourous illustration.” (Morris) e.

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  4. Jesus uses a vivid illustration. In Matthew 23:24 a curious thing has happened in the King James Version. It should not be to strain at a gnat, but to strain out a gnat as in the Revised Standard Version. Originally that mistake was simply a misprint but it has been perpetuated for centuries.

  5. Apes are mentioned with gold, silver, ivory, and peacocks among the precious things imported by Solomon from Tharsis ( 1 Kings 10:22; 2 Chronicles 9:21 ). The "ape" of the KJV is what is called an Old World monkey today. "True apes" ( humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans) were known of only later.

  6. About the The Bible in Basic English. The form in which the Bible is given here is not simply another example of the Bible story put into present-day English. The language used is Basic English. Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute, is a simple form of the English language which, with about 1,000 words, is ...

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