Dating the new testament manuscripts
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Two hundred years after Constantine Tischendorf’s birth, questions remain as to the conditions of his removal of Codex Sinaiticus from St. Porter contends that Tischendorf should be considered a hero, not a thief.
For example, the resurrection narrative at the end of Mark (16:9–20) is absent from the Codex Sinaiticus.
So is the conclusion of the Lord’s Prayer: “For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. The woman caught in adultery from John 8 is omitted in Codex Sinaiticus.
According to James Bentley, Tischendorf was not troubled by the omission of the resurrection in Mark because he believed that Matthew was written first and that Mark’s gospel was an abridged version of Matthew’s gospel.
If this were true, the absence of resurrection in Mark would not be a problem because it appears in the older Matthean gospel.
Modern scholarship generally holds that Mark is in fact the oldest of the Synoptic Gospels, which could cause theological concerns over the omitted resurrection.
One other omission in Codex Sinaiticus with theological implications is the reference to Jesus’ ascension in Luke .
Additionally, Mark 1:1 in the original hand omits reference to Jesus as the Son of God.
Below, see a visual comparison of these and other differences between the King James Version and Codex Sinaiticus.
, prominent Biblical scholars Leonard Greenspoon and Harvey Minkoff expertly guide you through 21 different Bible translations (or versions) and address their content, text, style and religious orientation.
of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.
3 And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?
4 And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.