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Codex Alexandrinus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Codex Alexandrinus
Codex Alexandrinus (A, 02). An unornamented early fifth century ad biblical witness written on parchment.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Alexandrinus, Codex
ALEXANDRINUS*, CODEX One of the three most important “codexes,” or bound books, containing early copies of the whole Bible in Greek (the other two being the Vaticanus and Sinaiticus codexes). See Bible, Manuscripts and Text of the (New Testament).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Codex Alexandrinus
Codex AlexandrinusA 5th-century codex (siglum A) containing the OT, except for several mutilations, and most of the NT. Lacking are Gen. 14:14–17; 15:1–5, 16–19; 16:6–9; 1 Sam. 12:20–14:9; Pss. 49:19–79:10. Matthew up to 25:6 is lost, as are John 6:50–8:52; 2 Cor. 4:13–12:6, and, according to the table
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Codex Alexandrinus
Codex Alexandrinus [ălˊĭg zăn drēˊnəs]. An important Greek manuscript of the Bible dating to the early fifth century A.D., containing the LXX of the Old Testament, nearly the entire New Testament, and the two letters of Clement of Rome; it is usually represented by the symbol A. The codex was sent
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Alexandrian Ms
Alexandrian MsA Greek copy of the Scriptures, usually denoted as Codex A or Alexandrinus because it is supposed to have originated in Alexandria. Written in uncial script, it is on vellum and dates from the early to mid 5th century. It contains the whole Bible in Greek, including the Septuagint* version
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Codex Alexandrinus (a)
Codex Alexandrinus (A) al′ig-zan-dri′nuhs. A ms of the whole Bible in Greek, dated probably in the 5th cent., now in the British Museum (numbered Royal, I.D. V-VIII). In the standard notation system used by biblical scholars, it bears the siglum A (also 02).This tool is used to bind the pages of a
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ALEXANDRINUS, CODEX
ALEXANDRINUS, CODEX. Written in the 5th cent. ce, this codex is one of the most valuable Greek manuscripts of the OT and NT (see TEXT, NT; VERSIONS, ANCIENT). Its provenance is unknown, but its name derives from its earliest known location, Alexandria, Egypt. In 1627 the codex was sent as a gift to James