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. How Many Jews Followed Jesus

Date Posted:06/28/2012
Category:New Testament Theology
David Bivin, editor of, discusses the Greek word for “tens of thousands” found in Acts 21:20 and explains why most English versions have decided to render the Greek word as “thousands,” without even a footnote noting that the Greek says “tens of thousands.” Christian exegetes and translators cannot imagine that there were tens of thousands of Jewish followers of Jesus in the city of Jerusalem in the mid-first century A.D.
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