Jesus’ Reading of Isaiah 61v.1

Luke 4:18 describes Jesus’ reading of Isaiah 61:1-2 in the Synagogue at Nazareth. But what has puzzled many is that there appear to be two versions of Luke 4:18 — and neither exactly matches Isaiah’s prophecy. However, there is a simple explanation …

What is a Tappuach?

The ‘Tappuach’ is a fruit or tree mentioned 6 times in the old Testament and normally translated ‘apple:’ but botanists and linguists dispute it. This article reviews the latest evidence to explain why, in my book ‘Transformed by Love,’ I opt for ‘apricot.’

Our Daily Bread

The word ‘daily’ in the Lord’s Prayer occurs nowhere else in extant Greek literature. Most scholars agree that this is not the correct translation: but are divided over what it should be. Why is this?