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Why was "apostles" added in the New Living Translation (NLT) instead of "witnesses"?


The Bible clearly forbids adding or taking away from scripture. Acts 10:39 has been added to. In the NLT “apostles’ has been added. The KJV reads – “we are witnesses of all things which he did”. The NLT reads – “we apostles are witnesses of all he did”. Adding Apostles changes the meaning. Why was “apostles” added?

 

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    Chaplain Bernell Wesley (CertifiedHandy) 4 years ago

    Acts 1:9-12 records Jesus ascension. John 16:7 says - Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. Hebrews 12:2 and


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