Excerpt from The Pastoral Epistles: A New Translation With Introduction, Commentary, and Appendix
Hitherto it has been customary to use the Authorised Version as the basis of the notes. In the present case, a new translation has been made, and the notes have been cast more in the shape of a consecutive and, it is hoped, fairly readable commentary. The Greek Text used has been chieﬂy Gebhardt's Tischendorf, 8th edition (leipzig, N 0 one who has had the opportunity of examining the most recent criticism of the New Testament will be surprised at the space given to the Introduction and Appendix. The problems raised in connection with the authorship of the Pastoral Epistles are both difficult and far-reaching; and no alternative was left but to try to solve them, as far as the limits Of a text-book admitted.
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