Re: Acts 2:41
At 08:36 PM 5/2/97 -0700, you wrote:
>later *copying* activity?? There is clearly a great deal of difference
>Is it really proper to compare the writing-process of the four Gospels with
between these two activities. For instance, we do not usually find among the
MS copies changes/deviations that can compare with the "deviations" between
the parallel accounts of the four Gospels (I mean in the places where there
are no variants between extant copies)! Textual deviations between extant
>copies are clearly of a different nature, even though we may find a fewsingle instances that may seem comparable!
I think it is proper to compare the two. Both are, after all, the activity
of scribes- either composing, redacting, or copying. That the scribes
redacted the evangelists seems beyond question.
>> >My Norwegian Bible runs something like this: "They who now received his
>> word with joy,
>> >were baptized".
>> Your Bible must be based on later mss. (I would be curious to know the
>> textual base of your translation. Was it Luther? Or TR?
>The particular translation I am using is based on the TR. It is a new
>in 1995. This is the first complete current Norwegian translation based onthe TR since the Norwegian Bible Society departed from it in a revised
edition of 1904. Norwegian translations *before* that time were all based on
the TR. The above mentioned translation is not from the Norwegian Bible
>Thanks for the info.
>- Mr. Helge EvensenJim
Jim West, ThD
Pastor, Petros Baptist Church