Keep in mind that most of the papyri are fragmentary.Only about 50 manuscripts contain the entire New Testament, though most of the other manuscripts contain the four Gospels.The books of the New Testament were copied and distributed widely during the lifetime of the apostles.
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Matt Chandler is the Pastor of the Village Church in Highland Village, Texas.
New Testament specialist Daniel Wallace notes that although there are about 300,000 individual variations of the text of the New Testament, this number is very misleading.
Most of the differences are completely inconsequential–spelling errors, inverted phrases and the like.
After their death, there were already copies spread throughout the Roman world.