Pope Francis, The Lord’s Prayer, and Bible Translation
Pope Francis recently suggested on Italian television that the petition in the Lord’s Prayer, “Do not lead us into temptation” (Matt 6.13; Luke 11.4), “is not a good translation because it speaks of a God who induces temptation.” He added, “It is Satan who leads us into temptation; that’s his department.” He argued that the verse should be rendered, “Do not let us fall into temptation.”
HERE Dr. Dan Wallace helps us understand why this is not a good idea. More, this article also gives us much insight in terms of translations and how important biblical study is on a deep original language level.
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