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> Dear TC Group:
> This is my first post to the group and I'm just wondering what you
> might think about a particular variant in Mark 8:11. Sinaiticus says
> that the Pharisees argued with Jesus "seeking a sign to see (IDIN)
> heaven." Vaticanus, on the other hand, omits the infinitive IDIN.
> anyone know if the addition of IDIN in Sinaiticus is supported by any
> other earlier or later manuscripts?
> Webber Young
Could this have been influenced by the many appearances of 'sign' in
John? I think other phrases from John have been spotted creeping into
the 4th and 5th century texts.
This might lead to a clue about a possible explanation for the reading.
...just thinking out loud