spaces in NA

Jim West jwest at Highland.Net
Wed Jul 21 10:52:29 EDT 1999

At 09:29 AM 7/21/99 -0500, you wrote:

>I usually use the UBS text so don't remember noticing this before, but in
>the NA 27 text there are at various places long spaces within a line
>preceding either a verse or a sentence. It varies in size. This space is
>not in the UBS text. I can't find an explanation for this in the preface.
>Can anyone tell me what these mean? Is it some kind of sub-paragraphing?
>Here is a list of some places where it occurs:
>Matt 3:4-5; Mark 3:13-14; 12:14-15; Lk 1:58-59; 7:39-40; Jn 1:17-18; 31-32;
>3:3-4, 8-9, 13-14; Acts 1:2-3; 4:7-8; Rom 5:5-6, 14-15, 17-18, etc.

Since the right margin is justified in NA 27, the editors appear merely to
have placed extra spaces between these verses in order to accomodate this
justification.  I dont think its any sort of sub paragraphing or anything-
its just a necessity because of the margins.



Jim West, ThD
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