parablepsis

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παρά(pará, beside) and βλέπω(blépō, to look at)

NounEdit

parablepsis ‎(uncountable)

  1. A circumstance in which a scribe miscopies text due to inadvertently looking to the side while copying, or accidentally skips over some of it.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ehrman, Bart D. (2005) Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why, New York, NY: HarperCollins, ISBN 0-06-073817-0