Codex Sinaiticus: World's Oldest Bible Now Online

The British Library has just put Codex Sinaiticus online. The world's oldest bible, handwritten over 1,600 years ago, is now available for the general public to peruse. Just don't expect to find the familiar biblical stories you learned at Sunday school:

Discovered in a monastery in the Sinai desert in Egypt more than 160 years ago, the handwritten Codex Sinaiticus includes two books that are not part of the official New Testament and at least seven books that are not in the Old Testament.

The New Testament books are in a different order, and include numerous handwritten corrections -- some made as much as 800 years after the texts were written, according to scholars who worked on the project of putting the Bible online. The changes range from the alteration of a single letter to the insertion of whole sentences.

And some familiar -- very important -- passages are missing, including verses dealing with the resurrection of Jesus, they said.

Richard Allen Greene of CNN has more: Link | Codex Sinaiticus [wikipedia]


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ALL ALONG
Written by Tina Arradondo

What's on the other side sometimes I know is not for me,
I can see through some mountains so clear and perfectly...

Is it my fault that I have wisdom that others may see as strange?
I feel things that others don't and so I claim it cause It can't change.

Is your death predetermined at the time you were concieved?
Or do you believe you can make choices that can change what's
meant to be?

God said "BE" and there I was, put on this path so am I the judge
of how I view what's in my path whether it's money, sex, lies or
love?

The path I'm on is full of twists and turns and mountains I can't
climb. When I say can't, I do mean CAN'T. It doesn't matter
if I tried.

My mind is perfect. The world is flawed. I was created by Divine
Law. It's logical that I'd feel radical if to me the 'norm ain't normal.

I feel, "whats being bought should've never been sold", You feel, "what's
being sold should've never been bought". So what's real?

I feel, "Whats being taught should've never been told" and you feel
"what's being told should've never been taught", so what's real?

To act without thought, then react when the consequences unfold
is insanity to me

We're looking to the future to answer questions that have been
answered in the past...like, "What causes pollution?" Gas! and a
mask ain't the solution.

Arguing over problems that were never meant to be solved...like,
the evolution of man, Damn, when will Truth just evolve.

To think rational is beautiful. War is complicated
Peace is simple. And simply put...The ones that know it
don't control it but the ones in control, DO know. So now what?

If the beginning and the ending were already written then is there
room for shifting? Or are we just drifting?????

We have choices to make, voices to take back.
We've failed in fiction, but will prevail in facts.

God is Real, Religion is false. Lies are always easily found in
this life but the truth?.... So easily lost.

We've been on pause for too long. Push play or just stop re-
winding the song. Stop compromising with wrong when you knew right
all along.

It's a classic case and such a drastic mistake to trade a coal mine
for plastic because it's easier to lift and sift...WAIT!! I'll
take the coal with the dirt, I'll sift til it hurts.

I'll take that boulder, carry it through life on my shoulders if in the
end I deliver a diamond to the Giver of Life as my gift.. Beauty is in the eye
of the beholder. Or is it???

I see beauty in love, while others see beauty in hate. So the definition
of beauty is up for debate.

The smoke in your eyesight creates the illusion of gray. The world
is indeed black and white. My mind spins and truth wins but it's
not in the fight.

The battles not really between wrong or right. It's about how you
viewed things on the path you were on. It's about YOU and what
you thought of it all, all along.
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Both the New Testament and secular histories had their texts altered to create the impression that Christians / Christianity had a legitimate beginning. In Christian bible translations, Christian appears in three places; Acts 11:26, Acts 26:28, and 1 Peter 4:16. The oldest known Greek manuscript of the New Testament is the Sinaiticus, the second oldest is the Vaticanus. Neither of these texts contain the Greek term Christian. However, copies made after these replace the original Greek term XPHCTIAN (CHRESTIAN) with XPICTIAN (CHRISTIAN).

The earliest extant Greek New Testament to explicitly contain the name Christian is the Codex Alexandrinus 450 c.e. This is just far too late for Christian to begin appearing in manuscripts if it were the original term given to followers of the Nazarene Messiah. The appearance of Christian in the Greek text is clearly an anachronism which has been paraded as supporting evidence for the Christian name and faith, both of which are counterfeit.

In effect, "Christians" were later integrated - and are clearly identified as the Beast of Revelation. The True followers of Yahushua are the Natsarim. Discover the truth at: http://www.Natsarim.com.
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"Whether you like it or not, the bible contains some of the oldest documentation of human history. Some people do not find that stimulating or interesting, and thats fine, not very scientific though."

Have you studied human history? Most historians like myself agree the Rig Veda is thus far the oldest documentation of human history. It is 8000 years old from 6500 BC. That is about 6400 years before the bible. Sorry to burst your bubble.
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