Category Archives: Textus Receptus

128 Source Greek Text for NT Translation

Initially anybody who required a copy of the original autographs of the epistles, gospels or any other part of the New Testament had to make his own, or employ a scribe to make a copy. These copies were usually made … Continue reading

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95 Mixture or Roll of Myrrh, John 19:39

Mixture or Roll of Myrrh; John 19:39 In John 19:39 three different words are found in the manuscripts that describe what Nicodemus took along to take care of the body of Christ. The United Bible Societies text provides an evaluation … Continue reading

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94 How Harmonizing could have happened, Matthew 20:22-23

94 How Harmonizing could have happened, Matthew 20:22-23 Have you ever read a verse in the Bible and just know it’s not complete? Fathom yourself being a monk in the middle ages, busy copying the gospel of Matthew in your … Continue reading

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77. Dividing His clothes Mat. 27:35

Dividing His clothes Mat. 27:35 In Psalm 22:18 we read: “They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.” (NIV) This verse is fulfilled when the soldiers cast the lots to determine who should have Jesus’ tunic, … Continue reading

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71. Is the Textus Receptus infallible? (Rev.17:8)

71 Is the Textus Receptus infallible? Revelation 17:8. Translators of the Bible have the responsibility to present to the reader a translation that is understandable and that makes sense. In one case this is the reason that we would read … Continue reading

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70 Five More Myths about Bible Translations and the Transmission of the Text

Originally posted on Daniel B. Wallace:
There’s an old Italian proverb that warns translators about jumping in to the task: “Traduttori? Traditori!” Translation: “Translators? Traitors!” The English proverb, “Something’s always lost in the translation,” is clearly illustrated in this instance.…

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69 Fifteen Myths about Bible Translation

Originally posted on Daniel B. Wallace:
Perhaps the number one myth about Bible translation is that a word-for-word translation is the best kind. Anyone who is conversant in more than one language recognizes that a word-for-word translation is simply not…

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