BRUCE M. METZGER
A dictionary designed for use with the Greek New Testament (UBS4) and Nestle-Aland Novum Testamentum Graece (NA27).
For every major textual decision on the part of the editors of the UBS Greek Testament (Fourth Edition), the editors explain their choices between manuscript readings, and the reasons behind their decision as to which was most original. Arranged in a verse-by verse format (though not every verse is treated).
About the Author
Bruce Manning Metzger (1914-2007) was the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was the author of hundreds of articles on Bible translation, textual criticism, the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and the New Testament. He published numerous books, including “The New Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content; The Text of the New Testament; Manuscripts of the Greek Bible; A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament; Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek; and The Canon of the New Testament.” He was the general editor of the New Testament Tools and Studies series, “The Reader’s Digest Bible, ” and “The Oxford Companion to the Bible” and was on the editorial boards of the International Greek New Testament Project, the United Bible Societies’ Greek New Testament, the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).