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>The folks at the Majority Text Society are translating now, but I do not knowwhat will become >of it.
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> ** Scrivener tried to "reconstruct" as best as he may what most likely was theGreek
> Greek text which lay before the 1611 translators. The resultant composite
> text agrees primarily with Beza, then with Stephanus (with some exceptions -see
> Heb 10:23 "faith" vs "hope")....Actually he didn't "miss" it. In his book "The Authorized edition of the English
>He also missed at Acts 19:20 Lord vs God.
Bible" (p. 247) he leaves "faith" in the text as it was "a mere oversite of our
translators". Re. Acts 19:20 Scrivener claims that the 1611 translators followed
the Vulgate rather than the Greek (Ibid., p. 263).
> ** The TR was a "rough and ready" tool used as a ref. to the Byz text, butsince
> the H/F text and the Robinson/Pierpont GNT have been published the TR is onlyTrue, but using the Majtxt as a new collating base (as Wallace argued in an
> useful for collation purposes (no critical value).
>The Maj Text should be used by the IGNTP and all other collators. This
>would save a lot of work because more mss agree with that than any TR. I
>told them, but they said don't call us, we'll call you :)
article in Bib Sac) would render all previously published collations obsolete.
Besides Hodges and Farstad may very well change the text in the future (fat
chance but you never know) and then what do you do?
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