The Comprehensive New Testament

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T. E. Clontz, Jerry Clontz
Cornerstone Publications, 2008 - Religion - 742 pages
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The Comprehensive New Testament only requires a sixth grade reading level and is the most accurate translation of the Nestle-Aland 27th edition Greek New Testament ever produced. The Nestle-Aland 27th edition is overwhelmingly trusted by Catholic and Protestant churches to represent the oldest surviving Greek manuscripts.

The Comprehensive New Testament has complete textual variant mapping for 20 English versions:

American Standard Version 1901

Douay-Rheims American Edition 1899 translation of the Vulgate English Standard Version 2001, 2007

Holman Christian Standard Bible 1999

David Stern s Jewish New Testament 1998

King James Version 1611, 1769 Blayney revision

Murdock s translation of the Peshitta 1851

New American Bible, revised 1991

New American Standard Bible 1960

New American Standard Bible, 1995 revision

New English Translation 2004

New International Version 1984

New Jerusalem Bible 1985

New King James Version 1982

New Living Translation, 2nd Edition 2004

New Revised Standard Version 1989

Revised English Bible 1989

Revised Standard Version, 2nd Edition 1971

Today s English Version (Good News Bible) 1966

The Living Bible (paraphrase) 1971

Over 15,000 variations in ancient manuscripts are translated in the footnotes. Uncertain readings are clearly marked in brackets.

Readability, accuracy, and formal equivalence are empirically measured and charted for the 20 English versions and compared to The Comprehensive New Testament. Readability is measured using the Coleman-Liau scoring system in Readability Studio version, Copyright 2007. Accuracy and formal equivalence are measured by comparing each verse from the different versions to the Nestle-Aland 27th edition Greek New Testament.

Cross references are arranged by topic, passage, and verse. Highly significant parallels are quoted in special highlight boxes throughout the cross reference index. The cross reference index includes over 40,000 references for:

Old and New Testaments

Old Testament Apocrypha

Apostolic and Patristic Writings

Dead Sea Scrolls


Epic of Gilgamesh

Golden Verses of Pythagoras

Greek Literature

Nag Hammadi Library

New Testament Apocrypha


Rabbinic Writings


The Egyptian Book of the Dead

Works of Josephus

Works of Philo

Works of Plato

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