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The MT probably contains additional traditional material that was added at some point after the original composition began to circulate (it was not present in the Hebrew version that the LXX translators used). Scribes sometimes added material intended to clarify something for the contemporary audience. For example, the explanation “prophets were called seers in those days” (1 Sam 9:9) is such a clarification. As the text began to be considered authoritative, passages that the scribes considered theologically difficult were sometimes modified.
One sentence or more) is added most frequently in the gospels. The ending of the Lord’s Prayer in Matt 6:13, “for yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever, amen,” is such an addition to the original. Luke’s version of the Lord’s Prayer (Luke 11:2-4) 36 Basic Questions Contents | Chapter 1: start | end is shorter than Matthew’s, but many manuscripts add material to make it conform more closely to Matthew’s version. ). Theologically-based modifications also occur occasionally in the New Testament.
Pieces of the true cross, along with nails from that cross, are alleged to exist in a number of different places. The sacred artifact that has most occupied the imagination of Christians for the past several hundred years, primarily through fictionalized accounts of its quest in literature and film, is the Holy Grail, or the cup (or dish) from which Jesus drank at the Last Supper on the night before his crucifixion. Despite the popularity of the legend, it is apparently quite late; the first reference to the Grail is found in the medieval story of Percival, one of King Arthur’s knights, written by Crétien de Troyes in the late 12th century.
Christianity by James R. Adair