The Long and Short of Lectio Brevior Potior

  title={The Long and Short of Lectio Brevior Potior},
  author={J. David Miller},
  journal={The Bible Translator},
  pages={11 - 16}
  • J. Miller
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Philosophy
  • The Bible Translator
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Breaking the Rules: Lectio Brevior Potior and New Testament Textual Criticism
Though the principle regarding a preference for the shorter reading is often still included in descriptions of text-critical method, it has fallen out of use. The maxim lectio brevior potior (“prefer