Epistle to the Ephesians


Range Description

There are 159 variants and 280 readings for this range of text.


The 26 witnesses considered for Ephesians ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Augiensis (F/010) 109
Codex Boernerianus (G/012) 109
Codex Claromontanus (D/06) 102
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 99
P46 94
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 88
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 88
1739 88
1881 88
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 86
33 85
Majority Text (m) 80
Vetus Latina (it) 65
0278 57
Peshitta (psh) 50
Bohairic Coptic (bo) 41
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 38
Ambrosiaster (Ambst) 37
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 26
Clement of Alexandria (Cl) 22
Codex Freerianus (I/016) 14
Syriac Harklensis (syh) 13
P49 8
0285 7
048 6
082 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 Ephesians

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1625 0.1799 0.1799
PC2 1.7254 0.1145 0.2944
PC3 1.52984 0.09002 0.38437

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 Ephesians

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis Ephesians

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 5 Clusters - Ephesians

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