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The Deception of the Vaticanus and Sinaiticus

The Vaticanus manuscript was found in the Vatican library in 1481.

The King James translators rejected the Vaticanus because it was corrupt and did not agree with the Majority Texts of Antioch.

Large portions of Scripture are missing from this manuscript:

The Vaticanus came from the corrupt Alexandrian text

The Sinaiticus was found in a garbage can in St. Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai in 1844 by Constantine Tischendorf.

  • Tischendorf, who discovered the Sinaiticus manuscript, noted at least 12,000 changes that had been made on this manuscript by others than the original copyist.
  • It also omits large portions of Scripture which are contained in the majority texts of Antioch.
  • This again is a Catholic manuscript and is a relative text to the Vaticanus.
  • These corrupted manuscripts can be traced to the corrupt manuscripts of Alexandria.

  • Constantine, the first historical Pope, commissioned Eusebius to make 50 Bibles in AD 331. Eusebius was a follower of Origen and used the Alexandrian texts as the source for these Bibles.
  • It is believed by many scholars that the two corrupt Catholic manuscripts the Vaticanus (codex B) and the Sinaiticus (Codex Aleph) are two of these Bibles that were created by Eusebius.
  • Vaticanus and Siniaticus disagree with the true manuscripts of Antioch.