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The original Greek was therefore to be studied by itself , and the meaning of the
words and phrases of it to be ascertained . But to ascertain these in English idiom
, was to produce a new English translation ; which , in this case , being designed
... form derived directly from the Greek , it has thereby acquired this advantage ;
that the servile uniformity cannot be imputed to it which Dr. Macknight alleges to
have characterized all English translations of the New Testament prior to his own
A Greek text , receiving these and assigning their authorities ( and which ,
therefore appears to be the most perfect copy of the original yet printed ) , is that
of Dr. Griesbach , which is accordingly followed in this translation . It has been ...
... by its context , * The Greek text is printed from the edition of Griesbach , HalŠ ,
1777 ; but in this copy now printed , no notice is taken of his marks referring to
authorities in the margin , which could not be conveniently exhibited in this
For of what authority are some of the subscriptions to other books of the New
Testament , even those wbich are printed with the Greek text ? They are
anonymous , and without date , and , in some cases , are known to give false
information * .
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The Apocalypse: Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated; With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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