TEXTUAL PRINCIPLE: The more difficult or awkward reading is often preferable. The reading at first will seem to be more difficult or awkward to understand, but after further investigation, it will be discovered that a scribe deliberately or mistakenly changed the text to an easier reading.
Luke 15:31 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 31 And he said to him, ‘Son, you are always with me, and all that is mine is yours.’
The New Testament in the Original Greek is a Greek-language version of the New Testament published in 1881. It is also known as the Westcott and Hort text, after its
John 20:23 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 23 “If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any,
Knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance (James 1:3a) The word used here for testing is the Greek word dokimion, which means, “putting to