An historical sketch of the English translations of the Bible
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An historical sketch of the English translations of the Bible by Abiel Holmes

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Published in [Boston] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby a member of the Massachusetts Bible Society.
ContributionsIsrael Thorndike Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsF74.C1 H7, BS455 H7
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4930616M
LC Control Number76357316

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  The Evolution of the English Bible: An Historical Sketch of the Successive Versions from to Item PreviewPages:   The evolution of the English Bible; a historical sketch of the successive versions from to a historical sketch of the successive versions from to by Hamilton-Hoare, Henry William, Book from the collections of University of California Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of University. In – AD, a English theologian and reformer John Wycliffe and Oxford associates undertake the first translation of the Bible into English. The first complete English Bible from them appeared in manuscript in AD. John Wycliffe was later deemed heretic by the Catholic Church and killed. and 6 Famous English Translations in Parallel Columns. AD: The Illuminated Bible; The Most Lavishly Illustrated Bible printed in America. A King James Version, with All 80 Books. AD: The "English Revised Version" Bible; The First Major English Revision of the KJV. AD.

Contained only the Psalms. Exists in two versions, one in straightforward prose and the other in stylized verse. 14th Century AD: John Wycliffe Bible: WYC: Translated from the Latin Version. First translation of the entire Bible in English. Tyndale New Testament: Tyndale: Translated by William Tyndale. First translation into English from.   Where the world comes to study the Bible. Study. Study by: Book Topic Author Verse Bible study tool. Resources. Sections. The History of the English Bible. 1. From Wycliffe to King James (The Period of Challenge) From the KJV to the RV (from Elegance to Accuracy) 4. Why So Many Versions? Report Inappropriate Ad. The fascinating story of how we got the Bible in its present form actually starts thousands of years ago, as briefly outlined in our Timeline of Bible Translation a background study, we recommend that you first review our discussion of the Pre-Reformation History of the Bible from 1, B.C. to 1, A.D., which covers the transmission of the scripture through the original languages. Get this from a library! An historical sketch of the English translations of the Bible. [Abiel Holmes; Massachusetts Bible Society.].

The evolution of the English Bible;: A historical sketch of the successive versions from to This short volume gives an thorough overview of how the Scripture was translated into English. Taking each version one at a time, Milligan begins with the paraphrases of the Anglo-Saxons and covers the Wycliffe, Tyndale, Geneva texts, as well as other translations, leading up to the Revised Version of the King James Version. Biblical translation, the art and practice of rendering the Bible into languages other than those in which it was originally written. Both the Old and New Testaments have a long history of translation. A brief treatment of biblical translation follows. For full treatment, see biblical literature. The Bible has been translated into many languages from the biblical languages of Hebrew, Aramaic and Latin Vulgate translation was dominant in Western Christianity through the Middle Ages. Since then, the Bible has been translated into many more languages. English Bible translations also have a rich and varied history of more than a millennium.