textus receptus


tex·​tus re·​cep·​tus ˌtek-stəs-ri-ˈsep-təs How to pronounce textus receptus (audio)
: the generally accepted text of a literary work (such as the Greek New Testament)

Word History


New Latin, literally, received text

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of textus receptus was in 1851

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“Textus receptus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/textus%20receptus. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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