Meaning: the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
Here the text becomes fragmentary.
[At this point a Runic text appears]
"The letter killeth" is a pretty good text in emergencies of this kind.
God delivers over to men his visible will in events, an obscure text written in a mysterious tongue.
The text and numbers for the amount is in the center of their fields, leaving of space for extra text.]
We call the text a parable, but our Lord's parables are all portraits--portraits and groups of portraits, rather than ordinary parables.
Take up any political paper and you will find that the text is obliterated here and there, and that in its place shimmers the white of the paper.
This affirmation and denial form an issue, and this issue--this question is precisely what the text declares our fathers understood "better than we."
He abandoned the now familiar Ionic for a new dialect, and for a long time onward limited his reading almost entirely to the Gospels and Epistles in Griesbach's text.
The most sagacious, the calmest, the most profound, decipher slowly, and when they arrive with their text, the task has long been completed; there are already twenty translations on the public place.