A reissue of the famed 1885 edition of the Westcott-Hort text, which dethroned the prominence of the Textus Receptus behind the KJV. It is enhanced by English section headings, complete references to Old Testament citations, Synoptic parallels, an apparatus comparing its text to Nestle/Aland and Robinson/Pierpont, plus a revised Souter lexicon. 900 pages, softcover. Hendrickson.
Bruce Metzger calls the Westcott-Hort text The most noteworthy critical
edition of the Greek Testament ever produced by British scholarship."
In their monumental critical edition of The New Testament in the
Original Greek, Cambridge professors B. F. Westcott and F. J. A. Hort
established the Greek text that has become the essential basis for nearly
all subsequent editions and English translations. Through their groundbreaking
reconstruction of New Testament textual history and their
rigorous reexamination of the manuscript evidence, Westcott and Hort
inaugurated a new era of textual study that has set the stage for all subsequent
Beyond preserving the landmark text, this new edition offers students
and scholars alike a handy and affordable Greek Testament for day-today
use that includes English headings, synoptic parallels, and complete
references to Old Testament quotations. This edition also includes a revision
and expansion of Alexander Souter's A Pocket Lexicon of the Greek
Long a favorite among biblical scholars, Souter's Pocket Lexicon offers
concise yet clear English definitions and helpful grammatical information
on every Greek word used in the New Testament. A Foreword
by renowned New Testament textual scholar, Dr. Eldon J. Epp, sets the
Westcott-Hort text in historical perspective for contemporary readers.
Detailed apparatus comparing the Westcott/Hort text with differences in the 27th
edition of Nestle/Aland and Robinson/Pierpont Byzantine editions
Complete references to Old Testament citations and synoptic gospel parallels
English section headings for easy navigation
Revised and expanded Souter Greek dictionary
B. F. Westcott (18251901) was Regius Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University.