John 2:17 and KATAFAGETAI

Wieland Willker willker at chemie.uni-bremen.de
Tue Mar 19 04:19:08 EST 2002


Eric S. Weiss wrote:
> KATAFAGETAI
> Where does the KATAFAGETE of P66 come from? Is it a recognized error?

Yes. It is a VERY common error, probably because E - AI sounded very similar
in that time. You will find this on almost every page. Have a look in
Swanson "NT manuscripts". He notes the spelling errors in a footnotes
section. Quite interesting read! :-)

Best wishes
    Wieland
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