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21.5 New Testament
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Part of 21 The Biblical Text as Attested in Ancient Literature

21.5.1 The New Testament as Witness to the Text of the Hebrew Bible

The New Testament has a rich textual history of its own, with over 5,000 Greek manuscripts, translations into Latin, Syriac, and Coptic, and other languages, and voluminous quotations from early Christian writers.1 But the New Testament is also a collecti…

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Rodgers, Peter, “21.5 New Testament”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 21 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2452-4107_thb_COM_0021050000>
First published online: 2020

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