The historic origin of the Bible: a handbook of principal facts from the best recent authorities, German and English (Google eBook)

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A. D. F. Randolph, 1889 - Bible - 438 pages
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OCLC: 3251113
Related Subjects: Bible -- History. | Bible. -- Versions.
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Page 226 - Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.
Page 22 - ... in the evening, for it is wearisome to sit alone in the dark. But above all, I entreat and beseech your clemency to be urgent with the Procureur that he may kindly permit me to have my Hebrew Bible, Hebrew Grammar, and Hebrew Dictionary, that I may spend my time with that study. And in return may you obtain your dearest wish, provided always it be consistent with the salvation of your soul.
Page 88 - The power of all the griefs and trials of a man is hidden beneath its words. It is the representative of his best moments, and all that there has been about him of soft and gentle and pure and penitent and good speaks to him for ever out of his English bible It is his sacred thing, which doubt has never dimmed, and controversy never soiled. In the length and breadth of the land there is not a protestant with one spark of religiousness about him, whose spiritual biography is not in his Saxon bible...
Page 79 - The names of the prophets, and the holy writers, with the other names of the text, to be retained, as nigh as may be, accordingly as they were vulgarly used.
Page 240 - For we have not followed cunningly devised fables when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eye-witnesses of his majesty. For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved son, in whom I am well pleased.
Page 200 - This is the disciple which testifieth of these things, and wrote these things: and we know that his testimony is true.
Page 22 - Jesus, that if I am to remain here (in Vilvorde) during the winter, you will request the Procureur to be kind enough to send me from my goods which he has in his possession a warmer cap, for I suffer extremely from cold in the head, being afflicted with a perpetual catarrh, which is considerably increased in the cell. A warmer coat also, for that which I have is very thin...
Page 81 - Truly, good Christian reader, we never thought from the beginning that we should need to make a new translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one, but to make a good one better .... or out of many good ones one principal good one, not justly to be excepted against ; that hath been our endeavour, that our mark.
Page 192 - Mark having become Peter's interpreter, wrote accurately all that he remembered ; though he did not record in order that which was either said or done by Christ. For he neither heard the Lord nor followed him, but subsequently, as I said [attached himself] to Peter, who used to frame his teaching to meet the wants of his hearers, but not as making a connected narrative of the Lord's discourses.
Page 18 - I defer to speak at this time and understood at the last not only that there was no room in my lord of London's palace to translate the new testament, but also that there was no place to do it in all England, as experience doth now openly declare.

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