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Matthew 14:14–21. The feeding of the five thousand. A grammatico-historical exegesis

N. S. L. Fryer
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 21, No 84 | a1318 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v21i84.1318 | © 1987 N. S. L. Fryer | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 June 1987 | Published: 06 June 1987

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The ‘grammatico-historical method’ as any other exegetical approach to Scripture, has its own peculiar characteristics, strengths, and as many would contend, weaknesses. In our discussion below we shall first offer a brief theoretical discussion on some crucial points. Next, we shall give a brief exegesis of the pericope on the feeding of the 5 000, from which some idea can be formed regarding the methodology involved.


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