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The Last Twelve Verses of Mark by John William Burgon

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Number of Pages420
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ISBN 101589600142
ISBN 109781589600140

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This is basically a numerical analysis of the last twelve verses of the Gospel of Mark. While Panin highlights the astonishing number of ways 7 is encoded in these verses, I was actually more interested in the occurrences of /5.   A study of the authenticity and interpretation of the last twelve verses of St Mark's Gospel. These verses are omitted from at least one important manuscript tradition and queried in most modern translations (though not from the NEB). Professor Farmer traces the history of the text tradition for omission back to Egypt, and argues that one important factor contributing to .   In , John A. Broadus examined the twelve verses that precede Mark (i.e., )—verses whose genuineness are above reproach—and applied precisely the same test to them. Incredibly, he found in the twelve verses preceding exactly the same number of words and phrases (seventeen) that are not used previously by Mark! The last twelve verses of Mark's Gospel (Mark ) remain one of the largest, if not THE largest, consecutive group of allegedly spurious verses in the Bible. In this work, Burgon settles the question once and for all.5/5.

The Last Twelve Verses of Mark book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to the di /5. THE THE LAST TWELVE VERSES OF THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO S. MARK Vindicated Against Recent Critical Objectors And Established by John W. Burgon B.D. Vicar of S. Mary-The-Virgin's, Fellow of Oriel College. Last part: The *angel’s message Mark chapter 16 About the last 12 verses in Mark’s book. A note about Mark Bible students do not think that Mark is the end of Mark’s book. But the two best old copies of the book stop there. It is clear that the last page of the book . Mark (The last twelve verses of Mark) This passage is referred to as the "Longer Ending" of Mark. Many textual critics doubt its authenticity, believing it was an addition made in the second century. It often appears in modern versions in brackets with .

The Last Twelve Verses of Mark Dean John William Burgon. About the Author This present book is filled with dynamite in its impact! Dean John William Burgon has amassed overwhelming evidence from manuscripts, lectionaries, ancient versions, and church fathers proving the genuineness of the last twelve verses of Mark! Among other “modifications,” Westcott and Hort had deleted the last twelve verses of Mark’s Gospel from their text because they did not appear in certain Greek originals. Burgon responded with this treatise, in which he seeks to reestablish the legitimacy of the verses. Today, many associate Burgon and his arguments with biblical inerrancy. Cover title: The last twelve verses of Mark. Introduction by Edward F. Hills: p. Originally published in under the title: The last twelve verses of the Gospel according to S. Mark vindicated against recent critical objectors and established." Description: pages: facsimiles ; 23 cm: Contents. Bruce Metzger, A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament (Stuttgart, ), pages The Ending(s) of Mark. Four endings of the Gospel according to Mark are current in the manuscripts. (1) The last twelve verses of the commonly received text of Mark are absent from the two oldest Greek manuscripts (א and B), from the Old Latin codex Bobiensis .