The New Testament Text

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society

Published in print December 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246953
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600463 | DOI:

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 The New Testament Text

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Describes the various versions of New Testament texts and translations circulating in the second century. They can be divided into groups with variants arising from differing local usages, with a slow but steady tendency towards standardization. Greek originals were translated into other languages, especially Syriac and Latin, and the Old Latin translations remained in use until Jerome produced his revised version.

Keywords: Bible; New Testament

Chapter.  938 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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