Following intensive preparatory work, the Nestle-Aland 28th Edition (NA28) of the Novum TestamentumGraece is now available. This standard and globally preeminent reference among Greek New Testament editions has been fundamentally revised and improved . The structure of the critical apparatus was simplified and includes the combination of variants using sed or et and the distinction between consistently cited witnesses of the first and second order have now been removed.
Additionally, the readings of the newly discovered Papyri 117-127 are listed for the first time, opening up interesting perspectives particularly for the Acts of the Apostles. In the Catholic Epistles, this edition has been made consistent with the Editio Critica Maior. This led to more than 30 modifications in the main text and resulted in a critical apparatus which is newly compiled in its entirety for this section and includes a new selection of witnesses and variants. The cross-references in the margin were also systematically revised and supplemented mainly with references to early Jewish literature.
The standard edition of the Greek New Testament extensively revised
The structure of the critical apparatus consistently simplified
For the first time with the readings of Papyri 117-127
A thorough revision of the Catholic Epistles with more than 30 modifications in the main text
The cross-references systematically revised and supplemented