Various editions of the Greek New Testament include translations (e.g.
Syriac, Coptic, and Latin) as witnesses. (Sometimes as individual
manuscripts, sometimes as a language-specific group.) If a
back-translation only supports one of the textual states found among the
Greek witnesses then the translation can be used as a witness at a
On 11/07/2013 01:00 PM, Robert Whalen wrote:
> But I cannot imagine a printed edition in which
> the apparatus treats a translation as a witness (except, perhaps, in
> cases where a translation bears traces of some lost witness in the
> original language).