Jesus’ address to his disciples to “sell your cloak and buy a sword” from Luke 22:35-38 has long plagued biblical interpreters. Scholars have attempted to explain this passage in many ways. Some have suggested that Jesus was speaking figuratively, not speaking of buying literal swords, but alluding to the future persecution of the disciples. Some…

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