Article courtesy of ThBlaze, written by Chris Enloe.
Republican front-runner Donald Trump made an apparent reference to Scripture at a rally Monday — but ended up repeating a common misquote of a famous verse.
The businessman was criticizing rival Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for allegedly being beholden to campaign donors while campaigning Monday in Wisconsin, and appeared to quote from the Bible to make his point.
“Money is the root of all evil,” Trump said.
However, the idea that “money is the root of all evil” doesn’t actually appear in the Bible.
Instead, the apostle Paul wrote in his first letter to Timothy in the New Testament that the “love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.”
It’s a small difference, but one that Biblical scholars argue changes the verse’s meaning. READ MORE