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Critical Editions of Biblical Texts
Works by Individuals
Works by Organisations
Web Logs

This page lists a number of online resources that are useful for Hebrew Bible and New Testament textual research. Please let us know if you are aware of others. (See the About page for our contact details.)

Critical Editions of Biblical Texts

Greek New Testament (SBL)

Edited by Michael W. Holmes and made freely available by the Society of Biblical Literature and Logos Bible Software.

Greek New Testament (Tregelles' Edition)

Prepared by Dirk Jongkind and made available by Tyndale House.

Novum Testamentum Graece (Tischendorf's Editio Octava Critica Maior with Prolegomena by C. R. Gregory)

Works by Individuals

Claire Clivaz and Nicolas Merminod, Online Images of Greek NT MSS

Claire Clivaz published this list which was originally compiled by Nicolas Merminod of Lausanne University. Items are arranged by Gregory-Aland number.

Mark Goodacre, NT Gateway

Links to online resources for New Testament textual research.

Larry Hurtado, Essays etc.
Jan Krans
Drew Longacre, Online Hebrew Manuscripts and Editions

Online Hebrew biblical manuscripts, Bible editions, and information on how to obtain microfilms. This catalogue should be viewed as a work in progress, and I will likely continue to update it when I find new manuscripts and editions.

Albert Pietersma

Articles on the Septuagint, modern language translations of the Septuagint, Psalms, biblical manuscripts (Chester Beatty Papyri, Bodmer Papyri, Codex Sinaiticus), and translation issues.

Timothy Seid, Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts Web

An inductive educational site that covers palaeography, manuscript transmission, and textual criticism.

Emanuel Tov

Books, articles, reviews, and varia on the Hebrew Bible, Greek Bible, Qumran, and other topics.

Robert Waltz, Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism

A topical guide with descriptions of manuscripts, methods, principles, and terminology encountered in the field.

Wieland Willker, Bible Pages

Works by Organisations

British Library

Digitised Manuscripts

Includes a number of New Testament manuscripts. Jan Krans and Tommy Wasserman have produced lists of New Testament manuscripts available at this site:

Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts


Images of many New Testament manuscripts, some newly identified.

Printed Editions

Images of editions of the Greek New Testament by Erasmus (1516), Stephanus (1550), Mill (1707), Tregelles (1857–1859), and von Soden (1902-1910).


A series of informative videos on New Testament textual research.

Codex Sinaiticus Project

Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus is one of the most important books in the world. Handwritten well over 1600 years ago, the manuscript contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament.

Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung

Genealogical Queries program

The Genealogical Queries program is an application of the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method. It relies on the database from which the first four printed installments of the Editio Critica Maior of the New Testament derive. The application makes it possible to frame queries about Greek manuscripts cited in the apparatus of this edition


Retrieves information on Greek New Testament manuscripts using search parameters such as the INTF identifier, Gregory-Aland identifier, custodian, and locality.

New Testament Transcripts Prototype

... the writings of the complete New Testament with transcripts of between 2 and 26 manuscripts and an apparatus based on them, collated against the standard scholarly edition of the Greek New Testament.

New Testament Virtual Manuscript Room

Images of New Testament manuscripts along with links to transcripts published in the New Testament Transcripts Prototype and other relevant online information.

Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing

Birmingham Virtual Manuscript Room

Complementary to the INTF's Virtual Manuscript Room, this will bring together digital resources related to manuscript materials (digital images, descriptions and other metadata, transcripts) in an environment which will permit libraries to add images, scholars to add and edit metadata and transcripts online, and users to access material.

Gospel of John

Transcripts of three classes of witnesses compiled by the International Greek New Testament Project (IGNTP) in preparation for their critical edition of the Gospel of John:

International Organization for Septuagint and Cognate Studies

Home Page

Information concerning critical editions, modern language translations, and other Septuagint-related projects conducted by the IOSCS.

La Parola

Greek New Testament

Allows certain Greek New Testament texts to be compared; also provides word definitions and parsing.

New York University is dedicated to the study of ancient papyrological documents. It offers links to papyrological resources, a customized search engine (called the Papyrological Navigator) capable of retrieving information from multiple related collections, and an editing application, the Papyrological Editor, which contributors can use to suggest emendations to PN texts. The Papyrological Navigator aggregates and displays information from the Advanced Papyrological Information System (APIS), the Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri (DDbDP) and the Heidelberger Gesamtverzeichnis der griechischen Papyrusurkunden Ägyptens (HGV), as well as links to Trismegistos.

University of Pennsylvania

Online Resources

Links to resources produced by the Computer-Assisted Tools for Septuagint Studies (CATSS) Project.

Web Logs

Amsterdam NT Weblog

... a weblog maintained by the Amsterdam Centre for New Testament Studies.

Evangelical Textual Criticism

... a forum for people with knowledge of the Bible in its original languages to discuss its manuscripts and textual history from the perspective of historic evangelical theology.

Larry Hurtado's Blog

... a space where I offer comments, analysis, and something of my own contributions to the study of earliest Christianity.