Textus-receptus meaning

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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The succession of printed Greek texts of the New Testament which constituted the translation base for various early versions of the Bible in Western and Central Europe.
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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