Category Archives: Textual Criticism

How A Recent Book Increases Confidence In The Reliability Of The New Testament Text

John 7:53-8:11  7:53“Everyone went to his home. 8:1 But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people were coming to Him; and He sat down and began … Continue reading

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Part Five – A Textual Study of Jude 1:22 – internal textual considerations and overall conclusions

Note: The image above was taken by the author of the text of Jude 1:22 as it appears in the critical Greek text of Nestle-Aland 28th edition. Introduction: Over the past several months, this blogger has been investigating the textual … Continue reading

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Observing the relationship between textual criticism, biblical inerrancy and the study of Old Testament manuscripts

Introduction and review: In the last post we considered the relationship between textual criticism, biblical inerrancy and the study of the New Testament manuscripts (see: https://biblicalexegete.wordpress.com/2015/09/14/observing-the-relationship-between-textual-criticism-biblical-inerrancy-and-the-study-of-new-testament-manuscripts/). We labored to show through real world examples that textual criticism (the science that attempts … Continue reading

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P2 – A 12 point critique of the History Channel’s “Bible Secrets Revealed”

Jude 3-4 “Beloved, while I was making every effort to write you about our common salvation, I felt the necessity to write to you appealing that you contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all handed down to the saints.4 For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, … Continue reading

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Defining inspiration, inerrancy, infallibility, canonicity, preservation & textual criticism

2 Timothy 3:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 16 All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; ΠΡΟΣ ΤΙΜΟΘΕΟΝ Β΄ 3:16 SBL Greek New Testament (SBLGNT)  16 πᾶσα γραφὴ θεόπνευστος καὶ ὠφέλιμος πρὸς διδασκαλίαν, πρὸςἐλεγμόν, πρὸς … Continue reading

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