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" I say it is cold, not, it makes cold; but the bible is rather translated into English words, than into English phrase. The Hebraisms are kept, and the phrase of that language is kept: as for example (he uncovered her shame), which is well enough, so long... "
DISCUSSION OF REVISION OF THE HOLY ORACLES, - Page 15
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American Church Review, Volume 24

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1872
...the world is translated as the Bible, word for word, with no regard to the difference of idiom. This is well enough so long as scholars have to do with...common people, Lord ! what gear do they make of it ! " Although our translators were familiar with the structure of Hebrew grammar, yet there is often...
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The Bibles of England: a plain account for plain people of the principal ...

Andrew Edgar - Religion - 1889 - 403 pages
...original best. But the Bible is rather translated into English words than into English phrases. . . This is well enough so long as scholars have to do with...the common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it."1 Notwithstanding what was said by Selden, however, the framers of the authorised version were...
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The table talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Antiquarians - 1892 - 220 pages
...Hebraisms are kept, and the phrase of that language is kept: as for example, [He uncovered her shame] which is well enough, so long as scholars have to...; but when it comes among the common people, lord, 1o what gear do they make of it ! 4. Scrutamini scripturas. These two words have undone the world....
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The Expositor

Samuel Cox, Sir William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt - Bible - 1898
...and the phrase of that language is kept." Selden then quotes an example, and remarks that " [this] is well enough so long as scholars have to do with...common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it ? " But this wise old scholar might have chosen many less striking but almost more instructive instances....
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Hebraisms in the Authorized Version of the Bible

William Rosenau - Bible - 1902 - 283 pages
...Hebraisms are kept and the phrase of that language is kept." After citing an example, Selden remarks : " It is well enough so long as scholars have to do with...common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it?" And no less a modern scholar than Dr. Eichard G. Moulton, Professor of Literature in English in the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 86

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1865
...occur totidem verlis in the Authorised Version, und is not a very пцгееаЫе one to quote] which is well enough, so long as scholars have to...when it comes among the common people, Lord, what jeer do they make of it 1 ' Instead of citing Selden's Hebraistic example, we may fairly complain of...
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A History of the Bible as Literature: From antiquity to 1700, Volume 1

David Norton - Religion - 1993 - 393 pages
...Selden's ohservation from the middle of the sevenreemh cemury that the King James Bihle's language 'is well enough so long as scholars have to do with it, hut when it comes among the common people. Lord, what gear do they make of it' was to realise that...
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A History of the English Bible as Literature

David Norton - Bibles - 2000 - 484 pages
...Hebraisms are kept and the phrase of that language is kept. As for example, 'he uncovered her shame', which is well enough so long as scholars have to do...when it comes among the common people, Lord what gear [mockery] do they make of it. (p. u) This is directly opposite to Tyndale's view of the natural affinity...
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Reconsiderations: Literary Essays

Ernest Edward Kellett - Criticism - 1928 - 280 pages
...it makes cold; but the Bible is rather translated into English words than into English phrase: which is well enough so long as scholars have to do...common people, Lord, what gear do they make of it! What Selden is alluding to is such phraseology as "Holy of Holies," "Pharisee of the Pharisees": but...
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