Textus Receptus Definition

tĕktəs rĭ-sĕptəs
The Greek text of the New Testament that became standard in printed editions from the 1500s to the end of the 1800s.
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The text of a written work that is generally considered genuine or original.
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Origin of Textus Receptus

  • Latin received text textus text receptus past participle of recipere to receive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin, meaning "received text".

    From Wiktionary

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