Gospel of Matthew – Chapters 24 through 26

Contents

Range Description

There are 203 variants and 394 readings for this range of text.

Witnesses

The 25 witnesses considered for Matthew chapters 24, 25 and 26 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
Codex Bezae (D/05) 152
Codex Coridethi (Θ/038) 128
Family 1 (f1) 124
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 123
Family 13 (f13) 122
Codex Regius (L/019) 120
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 119
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 116
33 112
Vetus Latina (it) 97
Majority Text (m) 93
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 85
Codex Alexandria (A/02) 80
Peshitta (psh) 66
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 51
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 49
0281 39
Codex Dublinensis (Z/035) 30
067 29
P37 28
P45 25
Irenaeus (Ir) 18
Eusebius (Eus) 14
P53 7
P64 3

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 24-26

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 1.8481 0.1366 0.1366
PC2 1.7609 0.1240 0.2606
PC3 1.37006 0.07508 0.33574

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 24-26

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis Matthew 24-26

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 6 Clusters - Matthew 24-26

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