A Critical History of the Text of the New Testament; Wherein Is Firmly Establish'd the Truth of Those Acts on Which the Foundation of Christian Religion Is Laid

A Critical History of the Text of the New Testament; Wherein Is Firmly Establish'd the Truth of Those Acts on Which the Foundation of Christian Religion Is Laid

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1689 edition. Excerpt: ... first, who gave occasion for the omission of that Verse, in those Greek Editions of the New Testament that came after his own, which was An. 1516-Ancfhe published another, An.iic). where that Verse is also wanting. Those Editions, on the contrary, which came out after the Complute or Akala, An. 1515. have all that Verse. Hence it is, that it is extant in Robert Stephens Fair Edition, and in the most part of the other Editions. The Manuscript, and not the Printed Copies, are to be heeded, unless these be taken from the Manuscripts, such as the Edition of Alcala, and that of Erasmus. Nor is there any account to be made of the great number of Editions, of Luther's Dutch Version, that Sandius brings against the Luthzrans. For they are only repetitions of the first, in which Luther had followed the Edition of Erasmus, ox some other, there being at that time many, even in Holland, which had been published without that Verse. I do not think tnat that Patriarch of the North was well Read in the Greek Manuscript Copies, though the most part of his followers do justifie him in this, manner, when it is objected to them, that their Master has corrupted the Scripture, by leaving out a paslage of the New Testament, that asserts the Mystery of the Trinity. He might (fay they) very well omit that Verse, with the Greek, Edition of the Haguenau, An. 15x1. Bjutbius Raithitts, in answer to this objection, (k) fays, that Luther did think fit to put that only in his Version, which was constantly, and by all agreed on, ami that consequently, he might omit a Verse about which some doubts had arisen, and which was not in Aldus'% Edition, which he made use of, as it is believed. Besides, he was persuaded that there were other passages, which afforded a lasting Foundation...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236557999
  • 9781236557995