What was the Textus receptus translated from?
Similarly, what text is the KJV translated from?
|King James Version|
|Complete Bible published||1611|
|Online as||King James Version at Wikisource|
|Textual basis||OT: Masoretic Text, some LXX and Vulgate influence. NT: Textus Receptus, similar to the Byzantine text-type; some readings derived from the Vulgate. Apocrypha: Greek Septuagint and Latin Vulgate.|
Similarly, is NASB based on Textus receptus? But for your question about the NASB. It is a very literal translation based on the oldest texts. Now the KJV is not based on the Majority Text. The major source for it is the Textus Receptus.
Also question is, is the Textus receptus the same as the majority text?
The Majority Text differs from the Textus Receptus in almost 2,000 places. So the agreement is better than 99 percent. But the Majority Text differs from the modern critical text in only about 6,500 places. In other words the two texts agree almost 98 percent of the time.
Is the NKJV based on the Textus receptus?
The NKJV is the basis for the Orthodox Study Bible. The New Testament is largely the same, being based on the Textus Receptus (which the Eastern Orthodox consider most reliable). Although the Old Testament was translated from the Academy of St.