All modern English New Testament translations are based on virtually the same critical text that was used in the 1881 edition of The New Testament in the Original Greek
. In their monumental critical edition, Cambridge professors Westcott and Hort sought to present the oldest and purest text that could be attained through rigorous examination of the manuscript evidence. They refined the methods of the emerging science of textual criticism, inaugurating a new era of biblical textual study. Their classification system and evaluation of most of the texts and text families has retained the approval of scholars worldwide.
The foundation of the Nestle-Aland / United Bible Society editions, Westcott & Hort represents a landmark achievement in the ongoing quest for the Greek texts closest to those penned by the New Testament writers. Students of textual scholarship and those who do serious critical work will appreciate this attractive and affordable edition.
FEATURES Complete New Testament in Greek Basic Greek dictionary Colorful Bible maps Critical apparatus compares the Westcott/Hort text with significant differences in the current Nestle/Aland and Majority texts User-friendly English section headings enable easy navigation Old Testament citations referenced and set off in boldface type Durably bound in a flexible, stain-resistant cover
"The most noteworthy critical edition of the Greek Testament ever produced by British scholarship." Bruce M. Metzger, Professor of New Testament Language and Literature Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary