[Ads-l] factoid or foolishness?

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jul 8 14:20:51 UTC 2015


In BibleGateway.com I was doing a computer search on a transcription.  My comment was sarcastic rather than serious.

Joel
      From: Amy West <medievalist at W-STS.COM>
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On 7/8/15 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> ate:    Tue, 7 Jul 2015 15:47:25 +0000
> From:    Joel Berson<berson at ATT.NET>
> Subject: Re: factoid or foolishness?
>
> I vote for "error".  The Bible of Bibles, BibleGateway.com, proves there are 942 occurrences of "Jesus" in the King James Version.
>
> Joel
>
> P.S.  If there's a runoff poll, I vote for "foolishness."
>
> JSB
Are you looking at facsimiles or transcriptions? They may have fudged on 
the transcriptions. . .

---Amy West

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