Study Questions
Metzger pp. 223-225

  1. Why does Metzger think that the story of the woman taken in adultery is historical?


  2. What papyri and uncial manuscripts omit the story of the woman taken in adultery?


  3. What three Greek writers who dealt with the gospel of John verse by verse fail to mention this pericope?


  4. What is the earliest Greek manuscript to contain this pericope?


  5. In what language was this pericope best known in the ancient writings?


  6. At what places in the gospels of John and Luke is this passage found in the manuscripts?


  7. What two words does manuscript B add to John 7:39?

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