The Walking on Water

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    • The authenticity of this sign has been questionedbby scholarsdue to translation confusion.
    • epi tes thalasses - 'on the sea' or 'by the sea'
    • It took place on the evening after the feeeding of the 5000
    • The disciples boat was caught in bad weather, Jesus walked on the water to them and brought them back to shore.
    • C.K.Barrett suggested this fulfilled Psalm ~ "He stilled the storm to a whisper: the waves of the sea were hushed, they were glad when it grew calm and he guided them to their desired haven."
    • Joseph Grassi says it does not quite fulfil the same functions as the other signs - it may not be a sign at all.


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