Gospel of John – Overview

Contents

Range Description

There are 1524 variants and 2812 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 42 witnesses considered for John ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 898
Codex Bezae (D/05) 869
P66 812
Family 13 (f13) 750
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 738
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 730
Codex Regius (L/019) 696
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 693
33 672
Majority Text (m) 645
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 628
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 615
Family 1 (f1) 601
Vetus Latina (it) 533
P75 444
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 320
Peshitta (psh) 318
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 240
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 210
Codex Borgianus (T/029) 99
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 98
070 86
P45 76
Origen (Or) 76
083 44
086 38
P60 33
Irenaeus (Ir) 33
0105 32
0109 26
050 25
Epiphanius (Epiph) 24
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 22
078 21
P5 19
P59 12
P90 11
P6 9
P22 9
P63 6
P28 5
P106 5

Principal Component Analysis

Here is an animated PCA biplot mapping manuscripts and other witnesses (color-coded by date) and readings (blue) against the first three principal components:PCA Biplot John

 

The amount of variation accounted for by the first three components is:

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.03140 0.09825 0.09825
PC2 1.6383 0.0639 0.1622
PC3 1.33877 0.04267 0.20483

Multidimensional Scaling

Here is an animated MDS plot where distances on the plot approximate the dissimilarities between the manuscripts and other witnesses (color-coded by date):

MDS Plot John

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis John

K-means partitioning with five clusters:

K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - John

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