Errors Caused by Mental Lapse

Transposition of Letters

Explanation

A totally different word can be formed by simply transposing a letter. The results can be devastating to the meaning of a passage.

Examples

John 5:39

Sometimes a transposition of letters can result in a completely different word being written which totally destroys the sense of the passage. In this example the scribe of Codex Bezae has made a real blunder.


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