Gospel of John – Chapters 13 and 14


Range Description

There are 135 variants and 275 readings for this range of text.


The 23 witnesses considered for John chapters 13 and 14 ordered by number of citations follow:

Witness Explicit Citations
P66 97
Codex Bezae (D/05) 95
Codex Sinaiticus (א/01) 81
Codex Vaticanus (B/03) 81
Codex Regius (L/019) 80
Codex Athous Laurensis (Ψ/044) 79
Codex Alexandrinus (A/02) 78
Codex Coridethianus (Θ/038) 77
Codex Washingtonianus (W/032) 76
Family 13 (f13) 75
33 74
Majority Text (m) 69
Family 1 (f1) 59
Vetus Latina (it) 50
Codex Ephraemi (C/04) 48
P75 34
Peshitta (psh) 28
Bohairic Coptic (bo) 27
Sahidic Coptic (sa) 26
Sinaitic Syriac (sys) 24
Origen (Or) 10
Irenaeus (Ir) 9
Curetonian Syriac (syc) 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 13-14

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

Component Standard Deviation Proportion of Variance Cumulative Proportion
PC1 2.1771 0.2061 0.2061
PC2 1.5391 0.1030 0.3091
PC3 1.35413 0.07972 0.38880

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 13-14

Cluster Analysis

Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis (Ward’s Criterion):Hierarchical Agglomerative Cluster Analysis John 13-14

K-means partitioning with five clusters:K-means Partitioning with 6 Clusters - John 13-14

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