77 or 490?

“How many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me, up to seven times?”

“Not seven times, but seventy-seven times.”

Some manuscripts have “seventy times seven,” but it hardly matters whether Jesus said 77 or 490: FORGIVENESS, he implies is not the kind of thing you count on an abacus.

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What’s So Amazing About Grace, The New Math of Grace

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