Papyrus 46 (c. 225) – Philippians 1:5b-15a(verse-numbers digitally added)Let’s run a little experiment to find out the answer to a simple question: which is more accurate in Philippians 1:6-14: the text of Papyrus 46 – the earliest known Greek manuscript of this passage – or the Byzantine Text? We will run this experiment twice, using…

I’m including a comment from the blog…

 

Timothy Joseph said…

James,
Once again, you are not comparing the Byzantine textform, but the established text, that which is common across multiple text forms with a specific Alexandrian manuscript. See comments in previous post. Additionally, your idea that spelling variants establish the veracity or lack there of a manuscript is denied by almost every NT scholar. For one who criticizes the atomistic nature of the CT it is amazing.

 

 

via Philippians 1:6-14, Papyrus 46, and the Byzantine Text — The Text of the Gospels

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