janus parallelism

Matthew 16:18

Jesus’ Janus Parallelism on PETROS in Matthew 16:18

In Matthew 16 18 Simon Peter’s name in Greek is Petros. According to Oscar Cullmann, Dalman, Billerbeck[1] to name a few, in Aramaic a Jewish proper name[2] “firstborn” existed when transliterated into Greek is petros. Its currency has been confirmed[3]. I propose the NT evidence conclusively shows Petros in Matthew 16:18 is this Aramaic-Greek Homonym …

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The 666 Janus Parallelism, 666 Meaning Decoded

John invites believers having the wisdom to “interpret scripture with scripture” solve the riddle of 666 meaning. That is confirmed by the parallel to “Here is wisdom” ωδε ἡ σοφία ἐστίν in Revelation 17:9, “here the mind which has wisdom” ὧδε ὁ νοῦς ὁ ἔχων σοφίαν. Just as the “mind which has wisdom” solves the …

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