Gospel of Matthew – Chapters 17 through 19

Contents

Range Description

There are 157 variants and 294 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 21 witnesses considered for Matthew chapters 17, 18 and 19 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 117
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 100
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 99
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 97
Codex Regius (L/019) 93
Family 1 (f1) 93
Family 13 (f13) 93
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 92
33 87
Majority Text (m) 82
Vetus Latina (it) 73
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 59
Peshitta (psh) 48
0281 41
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 41
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 37
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 35
Codex Dublinensis (Z/035) 30
078 18
Origen (Or) 14
P25 8

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 Matthew 17-19

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 1.966 0.184 0.184
PC2 1.4913 0.1059 0.2899
PC3 1.34751 0.08647 0.37636

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 Matthew 17-19

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis Matthew 17-19

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with X Clusters - Matthew 17-19

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