textual criticism

Before one can study the Bible, the words making up the text must be established. Since the Bible was copied and recopied by hand for centuries the manuscripts vary in some details. These variant readings have to be examined to choose which is the most likely to be original.


This page is part of the Hypertext Bible Commentary - Amos,

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