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Church Fathers Quoted the Comma?
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. (1 John 5:7)
The Johannine Comma: Bad Translation, Bad Theology
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.
Corruption of the New Testament Text
Corruptions befell the text of the New Testament even before the time of the early Christians considered in this Report¹, as this section will show. It makes one doubt if it is even possible to know what the original text of the autographs actually was. Fee notes that, “…no [manuscript] or group of [manuscripts] has escaped some degree of corruption”.