Bible Articles on the Topic of textual corruption

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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.

Case Study of Textual Corruption: John 1:18

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”.

In His Name: A Comparison of Scriptures Which Discuss the Great Commission

Here is a list of verses that pertain to Jesus’s Great Commission. Notice the elemental similarities:

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”.

Textual Corruptions Favoring the Trinitarian Position

Through the centuries, changes were made to the Greek text that skewed it in favor of the Trinitarian position. Today, Trinitarian scholars recognize these changes, and therefore they are not included in the modern Greek texts produced by the United Bible Society and the Institute for New Testament Research in Germany, which produces the Nestle-Aland text.