The Reliability of the New Testament Text
real text of the sacred writings is competently exact, nor
is one article of faith or moral precept either perverted or
lost, choose as awkwardly as you will, choose the worst by
design, out of the whole lump of readings."
Sitterly, "Texts and Manuscripts of the New Testament"
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1949) p. 2955