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578RE: [revelation-list] Word frequencies: 'God'

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  • Steve Thompson
    Aug 12 8:38 PM
      I too have been impressed for example by Bauckham's statement that "Lamb"
      occurs 28 times in Revelation. However, I wonder whether the existence of
      variant manuscript readings alters the statistics is some cases? If so, the
      question remains whether the author or a later editor or copyist is
      responsible for the frequency.

      Steven Thompson
      Avondale College

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Ian Paul [mailto:editor@...]
      Sent: Wednesday, 13 August 2003 4:07 AM
      To: Revelation list
      Subject: [revelation-list] Word frequencies: 'God'

      Dear list members

      A number of people (especially Richard Bauckham) have looked at the
      significance of word frequencies in Revelation.

      I wonder if anyone had come across any comment on the fact that the word
      'God' appears 96 (= 2 x 4 x 12) times in the book.


      Ian Paul
      Revd Dr Ian Paul 32 Penn Hill Avenue, Poole, Dorset England BH14 9LZ

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