The Greek New Testament is priceless in its value as it is how God has given us his revelation of the gospel and of Jesus Christ. While a few trusted Greek texts are in print, significant advances have been made in Greek translation studies of the New Testament since a standard text was adopted by academics in 1975. The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge has been created under the oversight of editors Dr. Dirk Jongkind (St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge) and Dr. Peter Williams (Tyndale House, Cambridge). Together with their team, they have taken a rigorously philological approach to reevaluating the standard text—reexamining spelling and paragraph decisions as well as allowing more recent discoveries related to scribal habits to inform editorial decisions. Ideal for students, scholars, and pastors alike, and published to coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge is a groundbreaking contribution to biblical scholarship.
Features and Distinctives
- Relies on the earliest manuscripts, wherever feasible from the fifth century and earlier, to provide a text that is anchored in the early textual history of the Greek New Testament and is faithful to the representation of the Scriptures as they have come down to us through the centuries.
- Includes a concise apparatus consisting of a selection of three main types of variants, including: (1) variants that are extremely close contenders for the main text, (2) variants of high exegetical importance, and (3) significant variants illustrating scribal habits in the earliest manuscripts.
- Retains early spellings that are well attested in in the earliest manuscripts transmitted to us, from the fifth century or earlier.
- Paragraph designation also follows early manuscript evidence, which from time to time differs from modern paragraph designation, with implications for doing exegesis today. Paragraphs are marked by ekthesis (rather than indentation), corresponding to ancient Greek practice.
- All editions will be bound with a durable Smyth-sewn binding, typeset in a highly readable ten-point font, and printed on cream-colored heavy (70gsm) opaque paper stock.
Available in Print and Online
The Greek New Testament, Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge is available in 2 print editions: hardcover and TruTone. The full text is also freely available online via ESV.org, which features a number of robust study tools aimed at facilitating in-depth study of the biblical text.
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