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This Greek text is also referred to as the Textus Receptus.Erasmus did not include the infamous Comma Johanneum of 1 John 5:7-8 in either his 1516 or 1519 editions of his Greek New Testament with very good reason.Martin Luther kept out verse 7 from his German Bible (1545).
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There are numerous Scholars in fact that inform us that this passage has a spurious comment which has been added.
The textual Scholar Bart Ehrman described this forgery as follows: “” Thus the scholarly consensus is that this passage is a Latin corruption that found its way into a Greek manuscript at an early date while being absent from the THOUSANDS of other manuscripts.
Note the words of The New Bible Commentary: Revised, “Notice that AV [the Authorized Version] includes additional material at this point.
But the words are clearly a gloss [an added note] and are rightly excluded by RSV [the Revised Standard Version] even from its margins. These two manuscripts are of very late dates, one from the fourteenth or fifteenth century and the other from the sixteenth century.