Erasmus says that the Vaticanus omission affected his heavenly witnesses decision - latinization

Steven Avery

This combines heavenly witnesses and Latinization! The British manuscript (Montfortianus) and Vaticanus

Yielding to the Prejudices of His Times: Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum (2015)
David M. Whitford

"In the end, in the fourth edition, I wrote what is in the Latin version, from a sole Greek manuscript that came from England, but a recent one, although the Greek manuscript in the Vatican has what was in mine. It is known that some Greek manuscripts were amended from the reading of the Latin manuscripts after an accord was reached between the Eastern Churches and Rome." Ep. 1877. CWE, Correspondence v 13:333.

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