Matthew 5:37 -
But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
This is seen by the fortune
file (used in WinFortune and on many Unix
The New Testament offers the basis for modern computer coding theory,
in the form of an affirmation of the binary number system.
However, it should also be noted that it is 'Yea, Yea' and 'Nay, nay', not just a singular Yea
. This notes that Matthew was written by someone who was also aware of the need for redundancy
and error detection and correction
Gods be praised!