Hosea 6:7 and Mt 9:13; 12:7

Wes Williams WesWilliams at usa.net
Mon Jan 4 00:25:37 EST 1999



Denny wrote:
>>Dear Greekers,  Denny Diehl here

with a question concerning Jesus' quote of Hosea 6:7
recorded in Mt 9:13 and Mt 12:7.

In Hosea 6:7 the comparison reads:

"ELEOS QELW H QUSIAN"

which Jesus quotes as:

"ELEOS QELW KAI OU QUSIAN"<<

I agree with the comments that Matthew quoted the Hebrew. As for the greek
copies, my Brenton's (Hos 6:6) reads as you quote it. However, my online
Rahlf's reads exactly with Mat 9:13 and 12:7:

ELEOS QELW KAI OU QUSIAN

Does my online Rahlf's read in harmony with the printed version? (I don't
have Rahlf's here at home). If not, I need to report this to the publishers
to get it corrected.

Thanks for verifying.

Sincerely,
Wes Williams






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