from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The text of any book, especially of the Bible or of a part of it: as, the Textus Receptus (see phrase below).
  • n. A book containing the liturgical gospels.


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  • King means the warp threads of a web, and its application to literary compositions rests on the same metaphor as the Latin word textus, and the Sanskrit Sûtra, meaning a yarn, and a book.

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  • Hence this Elzevir text became known as the textus receptus, or the Received Text.

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  • Indeed, the 16th and 17th centuries saw the production of various early critical editions of Hebrew and Greek manuscripts, working with the best available evidence, attempting to resolve various issues of textual variation, even when working within the tradition of the so-called textus receptus.

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  • It showed that Werewolf movies could completely exist outside the textus scriptus of the normalized werewolf mythis (IE silver bullets and the like) and still be completely fateful to it.

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  • It then moves on to the the Rhineland German pietists, Abraham Abulafia and only then reaches the textus classicus of medieval Kabbala, the Zohar.

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  • Nec aranearum textus ideo melior quia ex se fila gignuntur, nec noster ideo vilior, quia ex alienis libamus ut apes.

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  • The texts themselves are, bit by bit, being superseded by more recent editions, such as de Robertis' edition of the Rime I want it I want it etc, Brambilla-Ageno's text of the Convivio and Gorni's edition of the VN, though in this last case we may be talking more about a question of a reinterpretation of the divisio textus rather than individual lectiones; undoubtedly Barbi's text is still extremely important.


  • [3487] "In hac civitate" are words not represented in the textus receptus, but have a place in all modern critical editions of the New

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  • The Latin has here genealogias infinitas, "endless genealogies," as in textus receptus of New Testament.

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  • [3914] Another variation from the textus receptus borne out by the

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