Preservation of the scriptures seems to be a major topic here, and also seems to be badly misunderstood by some of the posters, so, let's take a little test. Please answer each of these questions to the best of your ability, then, when sufficient answers have been posted I will post the answers and grade the tests. Q1. Was there anything in the original manuscripts which is missing from the text today's bibles? A1. Yes. A2. No. A3. We don't have the original manuscripts. Q2. Is there anything in the text of today's bibles which was not in the original manuscripts? A1. Yes. A2. No. A3. We don't have the original manuscripts. Okay. Have at it. I am going for lunch and will look back in in about an hour. Don't be afraid to take the test. I won't embarrass anyone.