The Early Text of the New Testament

By Michael J. Kruger

The Early textual content of the recent testomony aims to envision and examine from our earliest extant resources the main primitive country of the hot testomony textual content referred to now. what kind of adjustments did scribes make to the textual content? what's the caliber of the textual content now at our disposal? What do we find out about the character of textual transmission within the earliest centuries? as well as exploring the textual and scribal tradition of early Christianity, this quantity explores the textual proof for the entire sections of the recent testomony. It additionally examines the facts from the earliest translations of recent testomony writings and the citations or allusions to New testomony texts in different early Christian writers.

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Eight  6. 2 P32 P40 P. Ryl. 5e P. undesirable. four. 57f c. two hundred III unknown Qarâra 10. 6  four. nine P46 P. Beatty 2, Univ. of Michigan, inv. 6238g P. Yale 1. 2 þ P. Yale 2. 86h PSI 14. 1373 c. 2 hundred Aphroditopolis III unknown Rom. 1:1–7 Heb. 1:1 Heb. 2:14–5:5, 10:8–22, 10:29–11:13, 11:28–12:17 1 Cor. 7:18–8:4 Phil. 3:10–17, 4:2–8 Heb. 9:12–19 Rom. 8:12–22, 8:24–27, 8:33–9:3, 9:5–9 1 Thess. 4:12–13, 16–17, 5:3, 8–10, 12–18, 25–28; 2 Thess. 1:1–2 Titus 1:11–15, 2:3–8 Rom. 1:24–27, 1:31–2:3, 3:21–4:8, 6:4–5, 6:16, 9:16–17, 9:27 Rom. 5:17–16:27; Heb.

With out the previous we might no longer have the latter. THE PAPYRI AND THE E ARLY textual content To many, the clean discoveries of latest testomony papyri, offering whatever either new and previous, carry an inherent allure. yet regardless of the curiosity they've got generated, the significance of the papyri for textual students remains to be rather debated. Over 20 years in the past Epp famous that the early papyri ‘contribute almost no new immense versions’ to the gathering of versions already recognized from the later culture. 25 inspite of the invention of many extra papyri the placement has no longer replaced.

10. 2 // Mark eight: 38), yet don't reveal wisdom of Mark. Hermas presents the simplest proof, yet this quantities to a unmarried shut parallel to a few uniquely Markan fabric (Hermas, Mand. four. 2. 1 // Mark 6: 52), besides different parallels to fabric from the synoptic triple culture, a few of that can have come from Mark. this can be an echo of Mark, however it doesn't represent robust proof that Hermas knew the textual content of Mark or even much less facts for the use, reception, and interpretation of Mark.

1598 III Oxyrhynchus eight. eight  6. 2 P32 P40 P. Ryl. 5e P. undesirable. four. 57f c. 2 hundred III unknown Qarâra 10. 6  four. nine P46 P. Beatty 2, Univ. of Michigan, inv. 6238g P. Yale 1. 2 þ P. Yale 2. 86h PSI 14. 1373 c. two hundred Aphroditopolis III unknown Rom. 1:1–7 Heb. 1:1 Heb. 2:14–5:5, 10:8–22, 10:29–11:13, 11:28–12:17 1 Cor. 7:18–8:4 Phil. 3:10–17, 4:2–8 Heb. 9:12–19 Rom. 8:12–22, 8:24–27, 8:33–9:3, 9:5–9 1 Thess. 4:12–13, 16–17, 5:3, 8–10, 12–18, 25–28; 2 Thess. 1:1–2 Titus 1:11–15, 2:3–8 Rom. 1:24–27, 1:31–2:3, 3:21–4:8, 6:4–5, 6:16, 9:16–17, 9:27 Rom.

Price, eds. , experiences within the idea and approach to New testomony Textual feedback (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1993): 293–5. seventy two Min, Überlieferung, 267–9. seventy three Ibid. 264–5. seventy four Ibid. 270. seventy five Royse, Scribal behavior, 902. seventy six Ibid. 705–36. 104 Tommy Wasserman scribes seldom replaced the that means of the textual content. seventy seven In a approaching research, Scott Charlesworth involves the same end. seventy eight He applies another technique to survey the textual fluidity of the Gospels through interpreting passages the place the earliest witnesses overlap.

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