Chapter # 1 Paragraph # 5 Study # 10
Lincolnton, NC
September 19, 2004

<096> AV Translation: 70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began: 1901 ASV Translation: 70 (As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets that have been from of old), Textual Issues: There is one variation between the Textus Receptus and the Nestle/Aland 26. The Textus Receptus has an "extra" definite article before the words "since the world began". The difference in meaning, or translation, is so slight as to not be of any significance. Luke's Record: Luke is recording Zacharias' words regarding Yahweh, Elohim of Israel, as the Provider of both a "Ransom Payment" and a "Horn of Deliverance". In the midst of that presentation, there is this statement that these provisions are "in accordance with what He had said from long ages past by the mouth of "His holy prophets". Notes: