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THE NEW COVENANT

COMMONLY CALLED

THE NEW TESTAMENT

OF

OUR LORD AND SAVIOUR

JESUS CHRIST

TRANSLATED OUT OF THE GREEK

BEING THE VERSION SET FORTH A.D. 1611

COMPARED WITH THE MOST ANCIENT AUTHORITIES AND REVISED

A.D. 1881

Pewly Edited by the New Testament Members of the

American Revision Committee

A.D. 1900

STANDARD EDITION

NEW YORK

THOMAS NELSON & SONS

381-385 FOURTH AVENUE

Pica 12mo

This Standard American Edition of the Revised Version of the Bible, and editions in
conformity with it published by Messrs. Thomas Nelson & Sons and certified by this
indorsement, are the only editions authorized by the American Committee of Revision.
GEORGE E. DAY, Secretary of the Committee,

and of the Old Testament Company.
J. HENRY THAYER, Secretary of the New Testament Company.

From the American Standard Edition of the Revised Bible

Copyright, 1901, by

THOMAS NELSON & SONS

TO INSURE PURITY OF TEXT

silt H.E.Curtis 9-18-1935

Eusebi

PREFACE

This edition of the Revised New Testament of 1881 embodies a purpose entertained by many members of the American Revision Committee almost from the publication of the work. The list of passages in which the New Testament Company dissented from the decisions of their English associates, when it was transmitted to them, bore the heading, “ The American New Testament Revision Company, having in many cases yielded their preference for certain readings and renderings, present the following instances in which they differ from the English Company, as in their view of sufficient importance to be appended to the revision, in accordance with an understanding between the Companies."

The knowledge of the existence of these suppressed deviations naturally stirred a desire that they should be made accessible to at least the American public. This desire, especially on the part of those whose generous interest in the work from its inception had enabled the American revisers to meet the pecuniary outlay its preparation involved, they were not unwilling to gratify. The obligation they felt, however, to guard as far as they might the purity and integrity of the version, led them to pledge their support for fourteen years to the editions issued by the University Presses of Oxford and Cambridge. But the reiterated suggestion to those Presses to publish an edition especially for American readers not having met with favor, they acceded to the overtures of the Messrs. Nelson and engaged in preparing gratuitously the desired edition, to

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