Further Readings From The Codex Huntingtonianus -- By: Harold M. Wiener

Journal: Bibliotheca Sacra
Volume: BSAC 073:292 (Oct 1916)
Article: Further Readings From The Codex Huntingtonianus
Author: Harold M. Wiener


Further Readings From The Codex Huntingtonianus

Harold M. Wiener

London, England.

Our readers will await with great interest the publication of Mr. E. S. Buchanan’s edition of the Codex Huntingtonianus discovered by him in the Hispanic Society Museum in New York, of which a partial account was given in the July Bibliotheca Sacra. In the meantime Mr. Buchanan furnishes the following important additions from the readings in the manuscript, confirming in the main the so-called Western Text. Of special interest is the reading of Matt. 16:18, coinciding as it does with the Beatus manuscript in omitting Peter and Church. Throughout the manuscript, also, the readings magnify the Holy Spirit, and the higher conceptions of Christ’s divinity.

St. Matthew 13:36-43

36 His disciples came unto Jesus, saying, Explain unto us the parable of the wheat and the tares of the field. 37 And He answered and said, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; 38 And the field is the spirit of man; and the good seed, these are the disciples of the Holy Spirit. The tares are the wicked men. 39 And the enemy that sowed them is the devil; and the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels of the Holy Spirit. 40 For as men gather tares together, so shall it be in the end of the world. 41 The Son of man shall lead forth the angels of the Holy Spirit, and they shall gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and the men that cause offenses. 42 [Omitted in MS.] 43 Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in My kingdom. He that hath a spiritual ear, let him hear.

ST. MATTHEW 16:13–19.

13 Venit dominus ihesus in partes cesare philippi: et interrogauit discipulos suos dicens. Quern dicunt homines

13 When the Lord Jesus came into the parts of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, Who do men say that the

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