15Re: [textnt] Which Greek text to buy?
- Nov 3, 2002Hi!
NA27 contains more instances of variants than UBS4
Thus, it would be good to buy NA27 for the
text-critical purpose. NA27 is a standard text for New
However, UBS4 has more detailed information for the
few instances which it provides. Thus, it may also be
UBS4 is a text intended to be used by Bible
Metzger's Textual Commentary does not treat all the
instances in NA27. Thus, someday you will not satisfy
with that commentary. We need a more complete textual
--- chrisbitmead <chris@...> wrote:
> I own "Textual Commentary on the Greek New
> Testament" by Metzger. Can
> someone point me on Amazon.com or wherever which is
> the best greek
> text to use with it? The title page recommends to
> use with UBS4. I
> realize that NA27 and UBS4 have the same text, but I
> don't think the
> accompanying materials and aparatus are the same are
> Is it: ISBN: 3438051109 ? It doesn't actually say
> UBS4 though.
> On the other hand there is ISBN: 3438051087 by
> Nestle Aland, but I'm
> not sure if it is as good to read as with
> Metzger's book as the UBS
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