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... ancient manuscripts of the Apocalypse . Erasmus possessed but one ;
Stephens had only two ; and it is not made apparent that Beza had the means of
consulting moret . Hence , the diligence of * Macknight's General Preface to the
The translator has thought himself at liberty to disregard the common punctuation
, and the received division by verses ; because they evidently appear to be of
modern date , and are not seen in the ancient manuscripts ; and he has been ...
... and he esteems the contradictions of these interpreters to be more
unfavourable to the pretensions of the Apocalypse , than even those ancient
testimonies , that external evidence , to which he attributes no preponderance in
its favour .
C The external evidence , for the authenticity and divine inspiration of the
Apocalypse , is to be collected from the testimonies of those ancient writers , who
, living at a period near to its publication , appear , by their quotations or allusions
, to ...
But Michaelis has shewn it to be probable , that the version to which it is attached
was made in the sixth century ; and he intimates that this subscription might
perhaps have been annexed to the more ancient Syriac version . It might perhaps
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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