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English Majority Text Version 2009

New Testament

 

   

8:1When He had come down from the mountain, great crowds followed Him.
8:2And behold, a leper came and worshipped Him, saying, "Lord, if You are willing, You can make me clean."
8:3And reaching out His hand, Jesus touched him, saying, "I am willing; be cleansed."Immediately his leprosy was cleansed.
8:4And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."
8:5Now when He had entered Capernaum, a centurion approached Him, begging Him,
8:6and saying, "Lord, my servant has been laid up in the house a paralytic, being tormented terribly."
8:7And Jesus said to him, "I will come and heal him."
8:8The centurion answered and said, "Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof. But just say the word and my servant will be healed.
8:9For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this [one], 'Go,' and he goes; and to another, 'Come,' and he comes; and to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it."
8:10When Jesus heard it, He marveled, and said to those who were following, "Assuredly, I say to you, I have not found such great faith, not even in Israel!
8:11And I say to you that many shall come from east and west, and recline [to eat] with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven;
8:12but the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
8:13Then Jesus said to the centurion, "Go; and as you believed, may it be unto you."And his servant was healed that same hour.
8:14Now when Jesus had come into Peter's house, He saw his wife's mother having been laid up, and burning with fever.
8:15And He touched her hand, and the fever left her; and she got up, and began to serve Him.
8:16When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with a word, and He healed all that were ill,
8:17so that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through Isaiah the prophet, saying: "He Himself took our infirmities, and bore our diseases."
8:18And when Jesus saw great crowds around Him, He gave orders to depart to the other side.
8:19Then a certain scribe approached, and said to Him, "Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go."
8:20And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have dens, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."
8:21Then another of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father."
8:22But Jesus said to him, "Follow Me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead."
8:23Now when He got into a boat, His disciples followed Him.
8:24And behold, a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered by waves; but He was sleeping.
8:25Then the disciples came and awoke Him, saying, "Lord, save us! We are perishing!"
8:26But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, O [you] of little faith?"Then having risen, He rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.
8:27So the men marveled, saying, "What kind [of Man] is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"
8:28And when He came to the other side, to the region of the Gergesenes, [there] met Him two demon-possessed [men], coming out of the tombs; exceedingly violent, so that no one was able to pass by that way.
8:29And suddenly they cried out, saying, "What have we to do with You, Jesus, Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?"
8:30Now there was far off from them a herd of many swine feeding.
8:31So the demons implored Him, saying, "If You cast us out, permit us to go off into the herd of swine."
8:32And He said to them, "Go."So they came out, and went off into the herd of swine. And behold, the whole herd of swine rushed violently down the steep bank into the sea, and died in the waters.
8:33Then those who tended them fled; and going off into the city, they reported everything, including what had happened to the demon-possessed [men].
8:34And behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus. And seeing Him, they implored Him that He might go away from their region.
English Majority Text Version

English Majority Text Version

PREFACE

Welcome to the third edition of The English Majority Text Version (EMTV) of the Holy Bible. This latest edition has Greek explanatory notes throughout the Bible, to aid the reader in understanding the meanings in some select places of the original Koine Greek. Also, the third edition finds itself closer to the Robinson/Pierpoint printed edition of the Byzantine majority text, rather than the Hodges/Farstad text, which the EMTV was translated from. You will notice these differences in John 7:53-8:11, as well as the entire book of Revelation.

The English Majority Text Version draws from the work of both Dr.’s Hodges and Farstad, and their text, “The Greek New Testament According to the Majority Text,” as well as from Dr. Wilbur Pickering, ThM. PhD., and the EMTV has incorporated his hard work in the field of producing evidence of just what does constitute a majority reading, and, as a result of his work, and the work of others, John 7:53-8:11, and the book of Revelation reflect these variant readings. This is one of the great things about having a Bible that is translated from the majority of the trustworthy Byzantine manuscripts that are in existence—the much greater probability of accuracy.

On the other side of the fence, most modern Bibles are translated from a few scant manuscripts (literally), and more often than not they do not even agree with each other. Not so with a Bible that is translated out of the majority! The experts in linguistics who have put these readings together, and diligently compared the manuscripts, had hundreds and hundreds of manuscripts to compare. It is my prayer that this work will bring honor to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to our God and Father; because all of this, all that we do, we do to know Him better, and to better understand His word, which He has given to mankind. “Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him. Do not add to His words, Lest He rebuke you, and you be found a liar. (Prove 30:5,6). Peace of Christ to you all. In His service, Paul W Esposito Stauros Ministries