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Modern translations are based upon a corrupt critical text

Modern English translations of the New Testament are based upon a corrupt critical text and should be rejected. The modern critical text of the Greek New Testament (GNT), upon which all modern English translations are based, presupposes the general (universal) … Continue reading

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Why James White calls people who defend the Textus Receptus “traditionalists”

E. F. Hills has said: “The defense of the Textus Receptus, therefore, is a necessary part of the defense of Protestantism.” Mark Noll has described those who would defend the Textus Receptus as “critical anti-critics” and those who would defend … Continue reading

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Confusion regarding the canonical text

A biblical canon or canon of scripture is a set of texts (or ‘books’) which a particular religious community regards as authoritative scripture. The English word “canon” comes from the Greek κανών, meaning ‘rule’ or ‘measuring stick’. (source) A recent video presentation … Continue reading

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Review: TBS Greek New Testament

Koiné Greek New Testament (Textus Receptus, calfskin) $47.00 http://tinyurl.com/hj36jjg I purchased a copy of the Trinitarian Bible Society (TBS) Greek New Testament (NT) last year from Book Depository, because the calfskin edition was out of stock at TBS. In fact, I … Continue reading

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“What I have written I have written.”

“And he bearing his cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the … Continue reading

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The Ecclesiastical Text

The Ecclesiastical Text Now that I’m “Back to the Bible”, so to speak, I’m re-examining some of the textual criticism issues I studied over 20 years ago. I read Theodore Letis’ book “The Ecclesiastical Text” 20 years ago, and I … Continue reading

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Matthew 19:9: fornication = whoredom

πορνεία, πορνείας, ἡ (πορνεύω), the Sept. for תַּזְנוּת, זְנוּת, זְנוּנִים, fornication (Vulg.fornicatio (and (Revelation 19:2)prostitutio)); used a. properly, of illicit sexual intercourse in general (Demosthenes, 403, 27; 433, 25): Acts 15:20, 29; Acts 21:25 (that this meaning must be adopted in these passages will surprise no one who has learned from 1 Corinthians 6:12ff how leniently converts from among the heathen regarded this vice and how lightly they indulged in it; accordingly, all other interpretations of the term, such as of marriages within the prohibited degrees and the like, are to be rejected); Romans 1:29 Rec.; 1 Corinthians 5:1; 1 Corinthians 6:13, 18; 1 Corinthians 7:2; 2 Corinthians 12:21; Ephesians 5:3; Colossians 3:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:3; Revelation 9:21; it is distinguished from μοιχεία in Matthew 15:19; Mark 7:21; and Galatians 5:19 Rec.; used of adultery ((cf. Hosea 2:2 (4), etc.)), Matthew 5:32; Matthew 19:9… Continue reading

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