A companion to the Greek Testament and the English version

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It would be difficult to argue with a person who claimed that this book was written as a prolonged advertisement for the Revised Version and its New Testament base-text (i.e., the critical text published by Westcott & Hort in 1881). Schaff never seems to miss any opportunity to politely minimize the quality of the KJV and Textus Receptus, or to assure his readers of the accuracy of the WH text. On the other hand, much of the data that he reports is worth reading, if for no other reason than seeing how Hort's text was presented to the academic world in the late 1800's. 


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Page 449 - And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift: for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification.
Page 192 - And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
Page 304 - SCRIPTURES, &c. The Cambridge Paragraph Bible of the Authorized English Version, with the Text revised by a Collation of its Early and other Principal Editions...
Page 449 - But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.
Page 322 - The translators in king James's time took an excellent way. That part of the Bible was given to him who was most excellent in such a tongue, (as the Apocrypha to Andrew Downs,) and then they met together, and one read the translation, the rest holding in their hands...
Page 18 - Shakespeare), may with all right be called a world-language; and like the English people appears destined hereafter to prevail with a sway more extensive even than its present over all...
Page 360 - ... never suppose; if one where pain, never ache ; if one where joy, never gladness, &c., thus to mince the matter, we thought to savour more of curiosity than wisdom, and that rather it would breed scorn in the atheist, than bring profit to the godly reader.
Page 389 - Laud be to God ! — even there my life must end. It hath been prophesied to me many years, I should not die but in Jerusalem ; Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land. — But bear me to that chamber ; there I'll lie ; In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.
Page 303 - The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New : Newly Translated out of the Originall tongues : and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties special! Comandement. Appointed to be read in churches.
Page 442 - For what shall a man be profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and forfeit his life? or what shall a man give in exchange for his life?

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