Philip W. Comfort is a noted biblical scholar, professor, author, and editor. While serving as New Testament Coordinating Editor for the New Living Translation, he worked with some of the most ancient biblical manuscripts discovered in the twentieth century. Here he answers some common questions about ancient manuscripts, their importance in Bible translation, and how they were used in developing the New Living Translation.

Where have early manuscripts been found?

Early translations

About the Dead Sea Scrolls

About the Codex Sinaiticus

About the Codex Vaticanus

Why do manuscripts matter?

NLT reflects the OT ancient texts

NLT reflects the NT ancient texts

NLT for reading