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kregel.comacademic 8 TABLE OF CONTENTS ENDORSEMENTS 1. Introducing the Manuscripts Text and Nomina Sacra of the New Testament 2. An Annotated List of the Manuscripts of the New Testament 3. The Synoptic Gospels 4. The Gospel According to John 5. Acts of the Apostles 6. The Epistles of Paul 7. Hebrews 8. The General Epistles 9. The Revelation of John Philip Comfort an established and respected authority on text criticism provides a resource of great value in his new book. Comfort not only provides all the important Greek variants for the New Testament he evaluates the evidence for the best text. Reading this book will increase your appreciation of the reliability of the Greek text of the New Testament on which our translations are based. Tremper Longman III Westmont College This book brings together a wealth of information about the earliest manuscripts of the New Testament. Comforts judicious commentary on issues of text and translation together with his attention to Nomina Sacra abbreviated sacred names makes this book essential reading for anyone interested in establishing and interpreting the New Testament in its earliest form. Peter R. Rodgers Fuller Theological Seminary 978-0-8254-4340-4 29.99 Hardcover 5 x 7.375 448 pages Biblical Criticism Interpretation New Testament Kregel Academic Rights World Available A Commentary on the Manuscripts and Text of the New Testament Philip Wesley Comfort This small and insightful volume is an essential resource for the committed student of the Greek New Testament. Using the same trim size as UBS and NA28 Greek New Testaments this reference commentary based on the latest research is designed to aid the reader in understanding the textual reliability variants and translation issues for each passage in the New Testament. Unlikeanyothercommentarythisvolumecontainscommentary on actual manuscripts rather than a single version of the Greek New Testament. There are nearly 6000 existing manuscripts and just as many textual variants with thousands of manuscripts having been discovered since the time of the King James Version. This commentary is filled with notes on significant textual variants between these manuscripts. Philip Wesley Comfort DLitt et Phil University of South Africa is senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale House Publishers in Carol Stream Illinois. His other publications include The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts. BIBLICAL LANGUAGES ISBN 978-0-8254-4340-4 9 7 8 0 8 2 5 4 4 3 4 0 4