Did Peter Say “Go to Hell?”
Peter said to Simon Magus: "To hell with you and your money" (Acts 8:20). Peter was not cursing, yet the Greek text states it that way if you give it an English twist. That translation is given by J. B. Phillips in his version of the New Testament. He gives a foot note on the matter to make it clear. Phillips said: " These words are exactly what the Greek means. It is a pity that their real meaning is obscured by modern slang usage."
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