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What does TEX REC stand for?

TEX REC stands for Textus Receptus (the Received Text)

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The concept of a critical edition, as opposed to the earlier one of the textus receptus, is commonly associated with the name of Karl Lachmann (1793-1851), who applied it to the text of the New Testament (1831) and, especially, in his edition of Lucretius (1850).
We have to rid ourselves of prejudices towards this science, of an attitude virtually regarding the sacred text as having fallen from heaven in the very form in which it is been found in the textus receptus and has been transmitted in the synodal translation.
As Bruce Metzger aptly notes in his evaluation of this reversal of evidence: 'As would be expected from such a procedure, here and there in Erasmus' self-made Greek text are readings which have never been found in any known Greek manuscript -- but which are still perpetuated today in printings of the so-called Textus Receptus of the Greek New Testament'.
Very likely, the compilers of the textus receptus relied on earlier texts that were then incorporated into the new collection as chapters, paragraphs, or groups of paragraphs; but it would be futile to belabor this point in the present context.