monogenes theos ). one must be, wrong—God cannot be for and against the same thing at the same Obviously, he cannot! Why, because the NWT, NASB, NIV and, ESV have as their base the corrupt Alexandrian text. I am utterly unable to believe, in short, that God’s promise [of preservation] has so entirely failed, that at the end of 1800 years much of the text of the Gospel had in point of fact to be picked by a German critic out of a waste-paper basket in the convent of St. Catherine; and that the entire text had to be remodelled after the pattern set by a couple of copies which had remained in neglect during fifteen centuries, and had probably owed their survival to that neglect; whilst hundreds of others had been thumbed to pieces, and had bequeathed their witness to copies made from them. Preserved and Inspired! Since the Alexandrian Codices were definitely older than any document in the Textus Receptus, it was believed that these verses did not exist in the original manuscripts that the apostles wrote & were added by eager scribes & priests sometime between the 3 rd century & the 5 th. He produced a 6-volume Bible. The leading scholarly Greek NT text is that published by the United Bible Societies. a “fundamentalist” because of what we believe; but rather, because we From the monastery’s website: When Egeria visited the Sinai around the year 380, she wrote approvingly of the way the monks read to her the scriptural accounts concerning the various events that had taken place there. The true text of the Bible is not found in the Alexandrian manuscripts. Alexandrian cult!!! I handed a hardcopy of Dr. Al Lacy's awesome believe that we have a perfect Bible today. located today in the country of Turkey, north of Israel. 4. They range from the alteration of a single letter to the insertion of whole sentences. Which is the Word of God, the original text, one of the many corrections, or none of the above? Manuscripts repeatedly proven to have incorrect readings loose respectability. probably saved, believes the verbal inspiration and other fundamentals of The Alexandrian text-type is one of several text types found among New Testament manuscripts. To anyone with any logic running their thought processes, this is clear evidence the Alexandrian text was a REJECTED text, while the corrupted Catholic Vulgate, copied from the corrupted Alexandrian manuscripts, was hidden away in Catholic Churches, available only in Latin to people who did not speak Latin. Antiochan ideology = Man shall not live by Is a resurgence in public interest in Sinaiticus and Vaticanus intended to bring acceptance of heretical works like these into Christian circles? 0. MP3 (Dr. Peter Ruckman), Why I Believe The King James Witnesses (JW's). new revisions all share the same corruptions. Herman Hoskier did a full collation of these two manuscripts in the Gospels, and counted the following disagreements: Therefore, Sinaiticus and Vaticanus are worthless manuscripts. Both are dated in the mid to late fourth century. That they exhibit fabricated Texts in demonstrable. The same is true of where the NWT reads, "the only-begotten god" (Gk. However, the earliest manuscripts that provide distinguishable readings date to about 200 AD (e.g. It’s history previous is unknown. - Jesus Christ, Matt 24:35, The Unreliability of the Alexandrian Manuscripts, Sinaiticus and Vaticanus are among the worst manuscripts known, Codex B [Vaticanus] comes to us without a history: without recommendation of any kind, except that of its antiquity. *July 22, 1604 - King James I announced he had The Alexandrian All of the modern Bible revisions based upon the Alexandrian Greek are of the Devil (this includes 95% of the Bibles in today's church pews). They are especially frequent in the Septuagint portion. senior pastor of Harvest Baptist Church on Guam (a fake independent fundamental Baptist church) a In earlier times, manuscripts were kept in three different places: in the north wall of the monastery, in the vicinity of the church, and in a central location where the texts were accessible.8. all he disagreed with, like creation. manuscripts! Most of the urban good public library. John 17:17, “Sanctify them through thy about—THE TRUTH. handed the pastors at Harvest Baptist Church on Guam) and they reject . One would then assume that Tischendorf found the prized Sinaiticus one a library shelf, hidden among other manuscripts. The Alexandrian text type originated in the vicinity of Alexandria, North Africa. Copyright © 2001 - 2021 Preserved Word Ministries   This is evidence of manuscript production at Sinai in the sixth century. Oxford and London: James Parker and Co., 1871, pg. differ the one from the other, than two consecutive verses in which they entirely agree…”. The result is, that codex Aleph [Sinaiticus], (which evidently has gone through more adventures and fallen into worse company than his rival,) has been corrupted to a far graver extent than codex B [Vaticanus], and is even more untrustworthy.18. A study of the lives and theology of these two men helps explain why their biblical text began to have holes in it … verses were missing! If it was the true Word of God, it would have been readily available to all generations. The city was once a great metropolis of The Alexandrian text, having a negative location connotation, and violating any notion of being a preserved text, is clearly and definitely rejected by the very Scriptures as the authentic text. likable, charming and good working with people, but they are not men of God already joined hands with the liberal. modern perversions—the However, these two manuscripts differ substantially from the text of the bulk of the manuscripts. Nile valley. JTS 50 (1999), pp. This was the prevailing theory up until the 1960's. enough for a pastor, but when someone hands them THE TRUTH (like I kindly contests [battles], each party claims to act in accordance with the will New lay interest in this manuscript may be intended to create demand for an English translation of it. for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: The King James Bible is based upon the Received Text. But despite this, Aland states even the Egyptian text was later subjected to the "corrosive effects" of the Byzantine text-type (Aland, pp.65,56). The result is, that codex Aleph [Sinaiticus], (which evidently has gone through more adventures and fallen into worse company than his rival,) has been corrupted to a far graver extent than codex B [Vaticanus], and is even more untrustworthy. I stand uncompromisingly against the The name of the text type comes from Codex Alexandrinus, a manuscript of this type. They display horrible penmanship, and have been subject to many correctors. Vaticanus omits Mark 16:9-20, yet there is a significant blank space here for these verses. withdraw from neo-evangelicals who have embraced corrupt Bible revisions 73, 5Gehman, Henry Snyder and John D. Davis. The opponent is the badly corrupted (CT) Critical Text derived from non-Christian "scholars" along with deceived (well meaning) Christians who are editing what God originally revealed to man. in Antioch. furnished unto all good works.” How can a man of God be “perfect” Alexandrian Bible changing crowd! Which is the Word of God, the original text, one of the many corrections, or none of the above? A It is widely accepted that the Alexandrian text type represents a very old form of text in all… Corrupt is a good description.. Contrary to what has been taught in most seminaries, these two manuscripts are worthless, and hopelessly corrupt. Why would one of the top Bible scholars of his day make such remarks of manuscripts considered the “oldest and best” by others? St. Catherine’s is no exception. the faith, but he is not willing to bear the reproach of Christ and the They are especially frequent in the Septuagint portion. The basic difference is the degree of importance that one interesting history about Antioch: Antioch was founded near the end of the *150 AD - There was a scholar at the First corrupt the word of God: NO THEY HAVEN'T!!! Many neo-evangelical pastors are friendly, As you can see, it looks like a much-corrected rough draft. When Brooke Westcott and Fenton Hort finished their Greek perversion of the Word of God in 1881, based upon the corrupt Alexandrian text from Egypt, the modern Bible changing movement began. There's not a dime's difference between the The Masoretic text is a text that has not been preserved by the Church, and so while it is worthy of study and comparison, it is not equally trustworthy. Sinaiticus has been recently made available to all on the internet by the Codex Sinaiticus Project, with the mainstream media and general Christians fawning over this “world’s oldest Bible.” This manuscript, in conjunction with Codex Vaticanus, form the basis for most modern Bible translations. I have a question regarding the charge against earlier manuscripts in saying that they are corrupted. The figure below gives an example of Sinaiticus’ many corrections. The Law of First Mention 3Benigni, Umberto. No amount of honest copying,-persevered in for any number of centuries, -could by possibility have resulted in two such documents. The mistakes which the original transcriber made are of perpetual recurrence. Nestle-Aland werent saviors to the world, creating their new Greek Text that used the Alexandria Text Type The Church was and still is aware of the Alexandrian Text, from the Egyptian philosophical schools of Clement, Origen, Arius, and that they are corrupt, nothing new Argument: Byzantine Vs. Alexandrian An 1861 translation of Sinaiticus’s New Testament has been placed online, including the Epistle of Barnabas and the Shepherd of Hermas. The main texts, Sinaiticus and Vaticanus, contradict each other over 3,000 times in the gospels alone, and they disagree with the ‘Majority Text’ in … The telling sign of false witnesses is a disagreement in their testimony. So the Alexandrian text was used primarily in Egypt. According to the Thus we can speak of manuscripts at Sinai in the fourth century. Answer: The Majority Text, also known as the Byzantine and Ecclesiastical Text, is a method of determining the original reading of a Scripture by discovering what reading occurs in a majority of the manuscripts. Narrative of the Discovery of the Sinaitic Manuscript, pg 23. http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/extras/tischendorf-sinaiticus.html, 11Burgon, The Last Twelve Verses of Mark, pg 75, 12Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose. No amount of honest. Waldensians, professing faith in Christ. Perhaps because of it’s low quality transcription and it’s “heavily corrected text.”10 Concerning it’s sloppy penmanship, Burgon writes, “On many occasions, 10, 20, 30, 40 words are dropped through very carelessness.11” His colleague, Frederick H. Scrivener, goes into detail: Letters and words, even whole sentences, are frequently written twice over, or begun and immediately canceled: while that gross blunder technically known as Homoeoteleuton…whereby a clause is omitted because it happens to end in the same words as the clause preceding, occurs no less than 115 times in the New Testament…Tregelles has freely pronounced that “the state of the text, as proceeding from the first scribe, may be regarded as very rough.”12. And modern Bibles do not come from the Alexandrian text, they come from an eclectic text. Burgon observed: “…they render inconsistent testimony in every verse…”21 and “…it is easier to find two consecutive verses in which the two MSS. Unfortunately, they are not godly men either. Tischendorf gives his personal testimony: It was at the foot of Mount Sinai, in the Convent of St. Catherine, that I discovered the pearl of all my researches. It was written by three scribes, and has been corrected by at least two more3. It eventually rivaled Alexandria as the chief truth: thy word is truth.” Neo-evangelicals don't care about ancient world for some time. Baptist Church (literally) of Antioch named “Lucion.” He taught his students few years Bible Is The Word Of God, THE CONSPIRACY OF That the Septuagint is the most authoritative text in the Orthodox Church is something that is confirmed in just about any Orthodox catechetical text you could consult. Their religious organizations use, tolerate and promote the The Alexandrian Text, it is nothing but the corrupt Gnostic text used to support the gnosticism heresy, and picked up by those who reject the true manuscripts of the thousand manuscripts of the Textus Receptus (Majority Text) or Received Text. The Alexandrian Text, it is nothing but the corrupt Gnostic text used to support the gnosticism heresy, and picked up by those who reject the true manuscripts of the thousand manuscripts of the Textus Receptus (Majority Text) or Received Text. Spiritually, the Alexandrian manuscripts came from Satan, the However, the earliest manuscripts that provide distinguishable readings date to about 200 AD (e.g. I have a question regarding the charge against earlier manuscripts in saying that they are corrupted. Burgon explains, I am utterly unable to believe, in short, that God’s promise [of preservation] has so entirely failed, that at the end of 1800 years much of the text of the Gospel had in point of fact to be picked by a German critic out of a waste-paper basket in the convent of St. Catherine; and that the entire text had to be remodelled after the pattern set by a couple of copies which had remained in neglect during fifteen centuries, and had probably owed their survival to that neglect; whilst hundreds of others had been thumbed to pieces, and had bequeathed their witness to copies made from them.24. believe that we have a perfect Bible!!! The text found therein is not the preserved Word of God, because it hasn’t been preserved. Bible Is The Word Of God, Why I Believe The King James I am not saying that all who hold to the Majority text view or the Received Text do this, but I have noticed many state that they believe the manuscripts to be corrupt (though the best argumentation I have seen from them is based on the variations between the Critical text and Majority text). the Catechetical School in Alexandria. city of the Near East. It's a simple choice All modern Bible versions are based upon the work of Hort and Westcott, using the corrupt Alexandrian text. Vol. They corrupt the oaths of the Hellriders and the Order of the Companion. I wonder whether there is theoretically valid middle position, between the position of the proponents of the Alexandrian text, who regard the Byzantine text as corrupt and of little value for determining the original text, and the position of the Byzantine priority proponents, who seem to regard it as the only important text type to consult. neo-evangelical. What was my surprise to find amid this heap of papers a considerable number of sheets of a copy of the Old Testament in Greek, which seemed to me to be one of the most ancient that I had ever seen.9. In visiting the library of the monastery, in the month of May, 1844, I perceived in the middle of the great hall a large and wide basket full of old parchments; and the librarian, who was a man of information, told me that two heaps of papers like these, mouldered by time, had been already committed to the flames. For many bare false witness against him, but their witness agreed not together.” (Mark 14:55-56). There are two major lines of argument in this matter. The NKJV, while using the correct text, includes “alternate readings” from Sinaiticus and Vaticanus in the margin. They disagree with the vast majority of manuscript evidence, and even among each other. These manuscripts come from Egypt and are witnesses of the Alexandrian text-type. Bible Is The Word Of God (article from Dr. Ruckman's sermon), THE CONSPIRACY OF the King James Bible contains many translation “errors.” So they don't A hateful enemy of the Bible. A glance at the transcription will show just how common these corrections are. So, to put it bluntly, it is an HISTORICAL impossibility that Erasmus had rejected the Alexandrian texts as being corrupt; rather, since he could neither access them for the use he intended, nor in the time avaiable to him, so he didn't use them at all. religious figure of his generation. an unclean? 23.1 The Alexandrian Text Type. could read Erasmus' books. Sinaiticus also includes spurious, uninspired, apocryphal books, including 2 Esdras,Tobit, Judith, 1 & 4 Maccabees, Wisdom and Sirach in the Old Testament. Certainly not. in the Roman Empire, after Alexandria in Egypt, and Rome itself. joined hands with the liberal, then he will have the fundamentalist and the Vaticanus adds to the Old Testament the apocryphal books of Baruch, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Judith, Tobit, and the Epistle of Jeremiah. P46, P66). Antioch was at one time the third-largest city The former [1] 2. *Erasmus (a Greek scholar) published a Greek He found it in a trash can, waiting to be burnt! Westminster Press, 1970. the Persian Royal Road. "Alexandrian" is a text type, not a specific The Textus Receptus is the text which the King James translators used. subject, as taught by Dr. Al Lacy, please CLICK HERE. London: George Bell and Sons. Bible Versions Disc Board. The New Westminster Dictionary of the Bible concurs, “, It should be noted, however, that there is no prominent Biblical MS. in which there occur such. Sinaiticus also includes spurious, uninspired, apocryphal books, including 2 Esdras,Tobit, Judith, 1 & 4 Maccabees, Wisdom and Sirach in the Old Testament. 2nd Timothy 3:16-17, “All It was from this city that the beloved Greek While disagreeing with the majority text, they also heavily disagree among each other. (2) It is true that modern translations give greater weight to the Alexandrian family of texts. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but My words shall not pass away. Thus, the public needs to know the truth about these manuscripts. Hellenistic center in Egypt, and to be the link between Greece and the rich *Origen was the real founder of the Jehovah's father of all lies (John 8:44). it is the withdrawal FROM the movement and returning to the original dogma, Well, this is not exactly the case. To Hell. They believe that the The name of the text type comes from Codex Alexandrinus, a manuscript of this type. The main texts, Sinaiticus and Vaticanus, contradict each other over 3,000 times in the gospels alone, and they disagree with the ‘Majority Text… The most influential These manuscripts come from Egypt and are witnesses of the Alexandrian text-type. 14. the truth, which is why they are neo-evangelical. Please read some of the Bibles...We need more atheists. 2 T. C. Skeat, The Codex Sinaiticus, the Codex Vaticanus and Constantine. He is They averaged 60 years of age. Manuscripts in Alexandria were corrupt by 200 AD. Box 88011, Grand Rapids, MI 49518 USA, Characteristics of the Selfish, Self-centered, Self-life. equality of Father, Son, and Spirit. Origen described the Trinity as a hierarchy, not as an The library at the Holy Monastery of Sinai is thus the inheritor of texts and of traditions that date to the earliest years of a monastic presence in the Sinai. He changed For my complete notes on the The Ten Commandments prohibit false testimony (Ex 20:16). THE ALEXANDRIAN CULT, For my complete notes on the When the Pact’s term comes due, any high knights in Elturel are immediately claimed by Zariel. Alexander's chief architect for the University Crowd and Their Ungodly Supporters! Now the corrupted Alexandrian text was allowed to creep into the church and led to the spread of a new theology which divided the church, confused even true followers, and is with us to this day. dominions. New lay interest in this manuscript may be intended to create demand for an English translation of it. In these last days, Satan is doing everything in his power to prepare men for the great deception of the Antichrist. While disagreeing with the majority text, they also heavily disagree among each other. The Bible warns of false witnesses: “And the chief priests and all the council sought for witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found none. An 1861 translation of Sinaiticus’s New Testament has been placed online, including the Epistle of Barnabas and the Shepherd of Hermas.16 These two false writings (Epistle of Barnabas and Shepherd of Hermas) promote New Age and Satanism17. 24Burgon, John William and Edward Miller, The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels. These ancient MSS owe their preservation not to the providence of God, but to the neglect of man. But note, nowhere does he say the Alexandrian text had a "corrosive effect" on the Byzantine. occupants, particularly such features as the spice trade, the Silk Road, and The New Westminster Dictionary of the Bible concurs, “It should be noted, however, that there is no prominent Biblical MS. in which there occur such gross cases of misspelling, faulty grammar, and omission, as in B [Vaticanus].”5 Vaticanus omits Mark 16:9-20, yet there is a significant blank space here for these verses.6 Sinaiticus also lacks these verses, but has a blank space for them.7 These two manuscripts are the only Greek manuscripts that omit these verses! Pg 792, 6Burgon, The Last Twelve Verses, pp 86-87, 7See Burgon, The Last Twelve Verses, opening pages, for a photograph of this position in Sinaiticus, 8http://www.sinaimonastery.com/en/index.php?lid=94, 9von Tischendorf, Constantine. While there are over 5000 known New Testament manuscripts, attention has been placed on less than ten. toward those people who keep their neutrality in the work of God!” A All of the modern Bible revisions based upon the Alexandrian Greek are of the Devil (this includes 95% of the Bibles in today's church pews). English Bible revisions! A Baptist! American Bible Society, there are He then offers his hand to the That last paragraph is so important. Thus, manuscripts boasting significant numbers of particular readings cannot be relied upon. Antioch is The KJV translators rejected them utterly, as the Alexandrian also is entirely 100 percent Roman Catholic in nature. ...These false teachers are time!” —President This document will focus on the nature of these two favored manuscripts. Westcott & Hort, in the late 19th Century codified the damage. Satan is the father of the corrupted Alexandrian manuscripts! 23.1 The Alexandrian Text Type. They range in date from those made by the original scribes in the fourth century to ones made in the twelfth century. scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, In the New Testament, the Epistle of Barnabas and the Shepherd of Hermas are added. “I'd rather be a prostitute, or one who sells prostitutes, at the Judgment rebuke, again and again and again in the Bible, Sound incredible? on God's Word. The Waldensians/Anabaptists (“Ana” means “to do it the genuine man of God—the preacher who defends the purity and incorruptibleness of Why would one of the top Bible scholars of his day make such remarks of manuscripts considered the “oldest and best” by others? Neo-evangelicals DON'T Is a resurgence in public interest in Sinaiticus and Vaticanus intended to bring acceptance of heretical works like these into Christian circles? Adamanchus Origen (185-254 AD) - Took over after Clement as president of 4th century BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of Alexander the Great's generals. *Origen taught that only the original We are not Alexandrian Bible revisions are at best “imperfect.” They also believe that Alexandria was founded by Alexander the When examining the Gospels as found in Vaticanus, Burgon found 7578 deviations from the majority, with 2370 of them being serious. literal Alexandrians today! IT ALL CORRUPTED IN ALEXANDRIA! Satan knows that if the fundamentalist can join hands with The Codex Sinaiticus Project readily admits: No other early manuscript of the Christian Bible has been so extensively corrected. ,-persevered in for any number of centuries, -could by possibility have resulted in two such documents. The oldest claim has been disproved elsewhere. Both sides of the Bible inspiration debate Let us consider the different text types that are recognized by experts in the field of the New Testament. 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