Old Syriac Version

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The Syriac translation of the NT which circulated in the Syriac-speaking Church before the construction of the Peshitta version in the 5th cent. Only two MSS are known, both of the Gospels, but the existence of a Syriac text of Acts is attested by a commentary on it.

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