Some Textual Variants in 2 Thessalonians

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  1. Rippon

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    2:3
    WH NU : the man of lawlessness [or, man of rebellion]
    var/TR : the man of sin

    The WH NU has superior attestation :Sin. B 0278 1739 cop (pages 652,53)

    2:4
    WH NU : to sit
    var 1/TR : to sit as God
    var 2 : so as to sit as God

    "The two variants are scribal expansions..." (p.653)

    2:11
    WH NU : he sends
    var/TR : he will send

    The TR reading is "based on inferior testimony...This reading was multiplied in the majority of manuscripts,which was followed by TR (and so KJV and NKJV)." (p.654)

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    Here are two places where the WH and NU agreed with the TR as far as variants are concerned.

    1:2b : NU
    2:13 : WH
     

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