Quite a difference, after subtracting the
Also Wieland has made changes to the UBS, and is probably more accurate
We expect the current apparatus should be more up-to-date,
and the abbreviation system can vary.
However can we pin down the reasons for the differences ?
Perhaps someone would like :
a) agree or disagree with Burgon on the 19 manuscripts he specifies
b) help by adding whatever he is missing ?
c) give a solid current uncial count
UBS lists six lectionaries, specifically for the N-A reading and
"Lect" for the
TR reading. "Lect" could mean an unspecified
couple or dozens, how does
one determine this
? Why list numbers on one side and
"Lect" on the other,
is it because there are too many to list ? (For these purposes I am
the lectionaries are Greek, however that breakdown would interest me as
And those are my thoughts and questions on the Greek manuscripts :-)
I would like to do a bit more, on the non-Greek manuscript evidence,
after this is digested some.