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Of the Greek manuscripts, the great
Codex Vaticanus was always held in the
highest esteem as a nearly perfect copy of the original gospels and Acts. It is found
that it can be fully relied on for the pesher.
Codex Sinaiticus is the next in authority. It has to be used for Revelation, which is not found in Vaticanus.
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The student using the Greek will find it easiest to purchase Nestle-Aland, Novum Testamentum Graece (Deutsche Bibelstiftung Stuttgart), where the readings from these texts are given at the appropriate verses with textual apparatus at the foot of each page.
Useful links that parse every word are:
External sources giving chronological information are 1 Enoch, Jubilees, The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, in J.H. Charlesworth, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2 vols, 1983-1985).