What does the Great Commission have to do with mobile devices? More than you might think.
tn The oath formula is elliptical, reading simply: “… if I take.” It is as if Abram says, “[May the Lord deal with me] if I take,” meaning, “I will surely not take.” The positive oath would add the negative adverb and be the reverse: “[God will deal with me] if I do not take,” meaning, “I certainly will.”
tn The Hebrew text adds the independent pronoun (“I”) to the verb form for emphasis.
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