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New Testament Text and Translation Commentary: Commentary on the Variant Readings of the Ancient New Testament Manuscripts and How They Relate to the Major English Translations
Comfort, Philip W.

Carol Stream, Ill.: Tyndale House, 2008 pp. xli + 899. $39.99


Description: This commentary is especially useful for pastors and teachers who know that the members of their audiences use a variety of different English versions. It is also a helpful tool for serious students of the Bible, including laypeople and seminary students. In addition to this passage-by-passage commentary, the reader is introduced to the art of textual criticism, its importance for studying the New Testament, and the challenges translators of English versions face. Presented in a clear, easy to read manner. All major English translations are surveyed & tabulated.

Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature

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Review by J. K. Elliott
Published 5/30/2011
Citation: J. K. Elliott, review of Philip W. Comfort, New Testament Text and Translation Commentary: Commentary on the Variant Readings of the Ancient New Testament Manuscripts and How They Relate to the Major English Translations, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2011).


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