[sword-devel] Legal ?

Yeshiah Zalman sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 23 Nov 1999 11:28:06 -0500

so use it! Seems like a viable solution.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Michael Paul Johnson <mpj@ebible.org>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 11:14 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Legal ?

> At 10:59 11/23/1999 -0500, you wrote:
> >I agree. It is not the same as the Hebrew texts of which we DO have 
> >ancient copies. The Massoretic text goes back 1000 years and we
> >find that it is only differed from the Dead Sea Scrolls  by 9 words in 
> >Genesis. And these 9 words are simply language evolution. It
> >doies not even change the meaning. So where as we see the Hebrew text so 
> >frequented across the net in freely available forms. The
> >same will most likely never be seen of the greek since the greek 
> >compilations are "made up". In otherwords. The actually greek NT
> >never existed in its NA form. USB/NA simply compiled a "version" by 
> >organizing the fragments in a way they felt is homogeneous.
> Actually, there are several Public Domain Greek New Testaments available. 
> Dr. Maurice Robinson's Byzantine Majority Text is a work that some people 
> (including me) believe is actually more accurate than the UBS/NA text, and 
> Dr. Robinson intentionally and irrevocably dedicated it to the Public Domain.
> _______
> Michael Paul Johnson
> http://ebible.org/mpj