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By Alec Gilmore

ISBN-10: 1841270687

ISBN-13: 9781841270685

This Dictionary is designed to extend information of Bible origins, introduce readers to the range of models and manuscripts that lie at the back of the wide-spread English translation(s). It additionally presents, in alphabetical order, 'student notes' on texts, types, manuscripts, folks, locations and terminology, masking the origins of the Hebrew Bible, the recent testomony and the English Bible, together with fresh translations. more often than not, this publication will facilitate a extra clever knowing of the Bible between lay humans via elimination a number of the mystique and prejudices linked to it. Entries are actual, no longer evaluative, and replicate modern biblical scholarship. this can be a convenient reference instrument for an individual in any respect attracted to the Bible.

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A deluxe edition of the Gothic* Version of the NT by Ulfilas*, dating from the fifth to the sixth centuries, very literal and following a Byzantine* text with the gospels in the order of the Western* text (Matthew, John, Luke, Mark). 825 inches, of which 188 have survived. Located in Uppsala. Codex Bezae. A fifth or sixth century ms. of the gospels and Acts, with a small fragment of 3 John, usually known as D, principal example of the Western* text and located at Cambridge University, to whom it was presented in 1581 by Theodore Beza*.

Clark, Kenneth Willis (1898-1979). An American NT scholar, educated at Duke University, who researched documents in the John Rylands Library, Manchester* relating to The Twentieth Century New Testament*, 1902, and published his findings in the Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, September 1955. Clarke, Samuel (1675-1729). One of a number of scholars who in 1701 produced a paraphrase* with bracketed explanatory material into the text of the AV*. Clay. Possibly the earliest form of writing materials* and used by the Sumerians in Mesopotamia.

Campbell, Alexander (1788-1866). Born in Ireland, emigrated to the USA in 1809 and became founder of the Disciples of Christ. As a scholar in Bethany, 'Virginia, he came across an 1818 translation of the NT which combined the skills of Philip Doddridge*, George Campbell* and James MacKnight*, which he then used alongside Griesbach* to produce his own translation, 1826, which was frequently revised and reprinted though thought to be weak in its English diction. Campbell, George (1719-96). Theologian, educated in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

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