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Aquae, Sanguinis, et Spiritus, in ipsa sua editione ponentibus: And by the best enquiry that I have been able to make it is wanting in the ma nuscripts of all Languages but the Latine. For it is not known to all men.

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The authority of this Version being thus far discust, it remains that we consider the authority of the Manuscripts wherein we now read the testimony of the three in heaven. Quid ergo magnum est illud sacramentum quod manifestatum est hisforical carne?

For in some old Manuscripts it has been found noted in the margin, in others the various read ings are such as ought to arise by transcribing it out of the margin into the text.

It is alarming to see the number of passages that have been changed to make this doctrine work. The passage is this.

Of the MSS which have the testimony of the three in heaven some in the eighth verse have hi tres unum sunt others not. Newton describes this letter as “an account of what the reading has been in all ages, and what steps it has been changed, as far as I can hitherto determine by records”, [1] and “a criticism concerning a text of Scripture”.


He Man was seen without sin. Also in the margin of one of the manuscripts in Monsieur Colbert’s library, numb.

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And therefore since the Greeks knew nothing of this testi mony, the authority of his Version sinks: Austin, reading the text without corruptkons seventh verse, tells us, that many then understood the Spirit, the Water, and the Blood, to signify the Trinity.

The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms Amended. In those ages S. For Messala was consul anno Christithat is, six years before the banishment of Macedonius. Using the writings of the early Church Fathersthe Greek and Latin manuscripts and the testimony of the first versions of the Bible, Newton claims to have demonstrated that the words “in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: But says exactly what I thought it was going to say.

And besides to read Geoc makes the sense obscure and difficult. But to put the question out of dispute there are footsteps of the insertion still remaining. For whereas Nes- torius said it was a creature which was justified, Cassian tells him, that if he had read the whole text, he would have found that it was ” the mystery of godliness.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Such another book was one of those, out of which Valesius collected his various lections. For in his Breviary, which he wrote in the yearor soon after, and collected, as he saith in his preface, out of Greek records, he scriptue it in these words ‘: In the Greek the sense is obscure, in the Versions clear.

Are the propositions, that a mystery was manifested in the Jiesh, a mystery was received up into glory, both which xcripture from the reading 6, very easily intelligible? Incomplete texts without a source. Now that it was inserted into the vulgar Latin out of Jerome’s version, is manifest by the manner how the vulgar Latin and that version came to be mixed. Views Read Edit View history. Quapropter tanquam Nestorianus fuit expulsus.


Sed praepostera emendatio fac ile conspicitur. Hunc enim mutasse, ubi habet qui A while after, Fulgentius, another African bishop, disputing against the same Vandals, cited it again, and backed it with the forementioned place of Cyprian, applied to the testimony of ” the Three in Heaven. This is to over throw the authority of his Version by making him depart from the received Greek: Et hi tres unum sunt. Wetstein and Sir Isaac Newton being its most strenuous advocates.

Every bible passge I have seen that is considered a fraud seems to be a Trinitarin peversion of the text. Austin in Genesin ad li- teram, lib. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Top Reviews Most tqo Top Reviews.

Two Notable Corruptions of Scripture (part 2: ff. ) (Normalized Version)

It was easier to change a letter or two in the Greek, than six words in the Latin. Luke, that ” publicans justified God” by receiving John’s baptism? Sccripture Isaac Newton is a hero of mine. And then, after many other things, he at length in sect. If of the Holy ghost, since these three are one, how can the Holy ghost be reconciled to him who is the enemy of either the Father or the Son.

And that this was Cyprians meaning, e [5] Facundus, an African Bishop in the sixth century is my author. There are no signs of corruption in the versions hitherto discovered: