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Essential Guide to Bible Versions

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The purpose of this book is to explain (1) how the Bible text was originally written—both for the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament; (2) how the text was transmitted copy after copy; (3) what significant manuscripts have been discovered and published; (4) how textual critics have understood textual transmission and employed textual criticism to produce editions of the Hebrew Bible and Greek New Testament; and, finally, (5) how translators throughout the ages have employed different translation techniques to produce versions in a multitude of languages About the Author Philip Wesley Comfort earned his doctoral degree from the University of South Africa. He has studied English literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these classes at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He is currently senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale and served as New Testament editor for the New Living Translation. He has contributed a number of books to the Tyndale collection, both as author and editor. Among these are The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament, The Origin of the Bible, Essential Guide to Bible Versions, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts and Who's Who in Christian History.

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  • Title: Essential Guide to Bible Versions
  • Author: Philip W. Comfort
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Print Publication Date: 2000
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Ebook
  • Subject: Biblical Studies
  • ISBN: 9780842334846
  • Resource ID: LLS:WS_4DF0C966C27F4D7E93DEE852609BC88C
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-01-18T16:06:44Z
Philip W. Comfort

Philip Wesley Comfort (1950–) is a noted professor, author, and editor. He is professor of Greek and New Testament at Trinity Episcopal Seminary, visiting professor at Wheaton College, and senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale House Publishers.

Comfort completed his second doctorate under the noted textual critic Jacobus H. Petzer at the University of South Africa.

Not only has Comfort written several journal articles—he is also the author of Encountering the Manuscripts: An Introduction to New Testament Paleography and Textual Criticism and coauthor of the Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words in the Holman Reference Collection. He has also edited numerous titles, including The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts and the Life Application Bible Commentary: 1 & 2 Corinthians.

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