The English Bible: History of the Translation of the Holy Scriptures Into the English Tongue. With Specimens of the Old English Versions

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Sheldon, Blakeman & Company, 1856 - Bible - 466 pages
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Contents

II
13
III
19
IV
40
V
48
VI
60
VII
69
VIII
77
IX
85
XX
197
XXI
217
XXII
233
XXIII
261
XXIV
288
XXV
306
XXVI
328
XXVII
333

X
90
XI
97
XII
106
XIII
113
XIV
115
XV
124
XVI
151
XVII
169
XVIII
176
XIX
184
XXVIII
335
XXIX
349
XXX
361
XXXI
371
XXXII
392
XXXIII
403
XXXIV
409
XXXV
427
XXXVI
447

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Page 110 - Thus this brook has conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean; and thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over."* — Church History.
Page 190 - I have commanded you, and lo, I am with you alway even to the end of the World.
Page 463 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Page 438 - Bible, to be followed, and as little altered as the original will permit. 2. The names of the prophets and the holy writers, with the other names in the text, to be retained as near as may be, accordingly as they are vulgarly used.
Page 458 - And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
Page 433 - The division of the chapters to be altered either not at all, or as little as may be, if necessity so require.
Page 444 - Leaves (which they would often pull out and read) the Translation may be thus, but the Greek or the Hebrew, signifies thus and thus; and so would totally silence them.— p.
Page 458 - And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And He said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
Page 417 - If you aim at a Scottish Presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the devil. Then Jack, and Tom, and Will, and Dick, shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my council, and all our proceedings ; then Will shall stand up and say, It must be thus ; then Dick shall reply, Nay, marry, but we will have it thus.
Page 121 - Duns' disciples, and like draff called Scotists, the children of darkness, raged in every pulpit against Greek, Latin, and Hebrew; and what sorrow the schoolmasters, that taught the true Latin tongue, had with them; some beating the pulpit with their fists for madness and roaring out with open and foaming mouth, that if there were but one Terence or Virgil in the world, and that same in their sleeves, and a fire before them, they would burn them therein, though it should cost them their lives; affirming...

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