The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various English Translations of Scripture, with Remarks on the Need of Revising the English New Testament, Volume 1

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Macmillan and Company, 1876 - Bible
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Page 95 - And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see...
Page 82 - 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.
Page 367 - Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore displeasure.
Page 114 - I defy the pope, and all his laws ;" and further added, that if God spared him life, ere many years he would cause a boy that driveth the plough to know more of the Scripture than he did.
Page 243 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me ; What are these which are arrayed in white robes ? and whence came they? And I said unto him ; Sir thou knowest. And he said to me ; These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Page 308 - ... vices, may press on hard to that high and happy emulation to be found the soberest, wisest, and most Christian people at that day, when thou, the eternal and...
Page 368 - I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron ; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Be wise now therefore, O ye kings : be instructed, ye judges of the earth.
Page 308 - Monarchy through Heaven and Earth ; where they undoubtedly, that by their Labours, Counsels, and Prayers have been earnest for the common Good of Religion and their Country...
Page 308 - Then amidst the hymns and hallelujahs of saints, some one may perhaps be heard offering at high strains in new and lofty measures, to sing and celebrate thy divine mercies and marvellous judgments in this land throughout all ages...
Page 210 - The manner of speaking is both one ; so that in a thousand places thou needest not but to translate it into the English, word for word...

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