Does John 8:44 Imply That the Devil Has a Father?

  title={Does John 8:44 Imply That the Devil Has a Father?},
  author={Stephen Robert Llewelyn and Alexandra Sarah Robinson and Blake Wassell},
  journal={Novum Testamentum},
John 8:44 has been a source of concern because of its ambiguity. Is it to be read “of (your) father, the devil” or “of the father of the devil”? This article contends that the former, traditional reading is not ungrammatical as suggested in the grammars and more recently by DeConick and that accordingly the verse cannot be considered pro-gnostic. 
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