History of the Bible in English

Author: Frederick Fyvie Bruce

Publisher: James Clarke & Co.

ISBN: 9780718890315

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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The Bible in the English language is among the great achievements of all time, not only as a masterpiece of inspired writing but as a witness to the place of the Scriptures in the life of the English-speaking peoples, and Bruce's work, recognised for 30 years as the best on its subject, documents its history and shows the impact of some of the translations on the use and development of the English language. Formerly The English Bible, this comprehensive study of the various English translations of the Bible is again available in paperback. The author traces the story from the earliest partial translations in Saxon times, through Wycliffe, Tyndale and The King James Version, to the publication of such contemporary versions as The New English Bible, The New American Standard Version, The Living Bible, and The Good News Bible. Authoritative and highly readable, this remains one of the standard works on its subject.

Interlinear Hebrew-Greek-English Bible, New Testament, Volume 4 of 4 Volume Set, Case Laminate Edition

Author: Jay Patrick Green, Sr.

Publisher: Sovereign Grace Publishers,

ISBN: 1589606078

Category: Bibles

Page: 812

View: 2324

This complete interlinear Bible, available in English, is keyed to "Strong's Exhaustive Concordance." Featuring the complete Hebrew and Greek texts with a direct English rendering below each word, it also includes the literal translation of the Bible in the outside column.

The New English Bible

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780191047169


Page: 1532

View: 4084

The New Testament of the New English Bible was first published in 1961 with a complete text available from 1970. This translation was the first to render the scriptures into contemporary English and to depart from the traditional linguistic style of the Authorized Version. Over the years thetranslation has come to be regarded as a classic text and it became a best-seller in many countries around the world. In 1989 its successor, the Revised English Bible, was published to great acclaim but there remain a significant number of readers who favour the NEB. This stunning edition - featuring the well-known line drawings by Horace Knowles - reintroduces the much-loved NEB text back into the Oxford listafter an absence of nearly two years.

A History of the English Bible as Literature

Author: David Norton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521778077

Category: Bibles

Page: 484

View: 8647

Revised and condensed from David Norton's acclaimed A History of the Bible as Literature, this book, first published in 2000, tells the story of English literary attitudes to the Bible. At first jeered at and mocked as English writing, then denigrated as having 'all the disadvantages of an old prose translation', the King James Bible somehow became 'unsurpassed in the entire range of literature'. How so startling a change happened and how it affected the making of modern translations such as the Revised Version and the New English Bible is at the heart of this exploration of a vast range of religious, literary and cultural ideas. Translators, writers such as Donne, Milton, Bunyan and the Romantics, reactionary Bishops and radical students all help to show the changes in religious ideas and in standards of language and literature that created our sense of the most important book in English.

Unholy Hands on the Bible

An Examination of Six Major New Versions

Author: Jay P. Green

Publisher: Sovereign Grace Publishers,

ISBN: 9781878442659

Category: Religion

Page: 692

View: 3648

This is an examination of six major new versions, the New International Version, (NIV); New American Standard Bible, (NASB); New Revised Standard Version, (NRSV); Revised English Bible, (REB); Good News Bible, (GNB); and the New American Bible, (NAB). It includes: 1) The textual basis of the above new versions; 2) 379 New Testament verses in which the above new versions are compared with the Greek of the Received Text, and the weak evidence that is back of their adulterations; 3) a 200-page examination of the New International Version (NIV) shows that they have added over 100,000 of their own words, and have failed to translate over 20,000 of the original words; 4) a separate examination of the New American Standard Bible (NASB). There are 8 appendices, including a thorough critique of Kurt Aland's Text of the New Testament. Get acquainted with the facts, for God is going to look to you to warn his people that these new versions are adulterated with many of the heresies of the Gnostics and others. Also, since they all contain contradictions within themselves, and also contradict one another, love for your fellow saints should require you to let them know that the words they are reading are not all God's words. Jay P. Green, Sr. (1918-2008) is Translator and Editor of The Interlinear Hebrew-Greek-English Bible and the translator of the Modern King James Version of the Holy Bible, The Teenage Version of the Holy Bible, and the Literal translation of the Holy Bible. He has written numerous books on textual criticism.

NIV Study Bible, eBook, Red Letter Edition

Author: Zondervan,

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310437423

Category: Bibles

Page: 2560

View: 4983

"The NIV Study Bible is the #1 bestselling study Bible in the world’s most popular modern-English Bible translation—the New International Version. This best-loved NIV Study Bible features a stunning full-color interior with full-color photographs, maps, charts and illustrations. Since its first release in 1985, the Gold Medallion Award-winning NIV Study Bible has become the treasured and trusted companion of over nine million Bible readers. The in-depth notes are coded to highlight notes of special interest in the areas of character study, archaeology, and personal application. Visually arresting section breaks help you find your bearings in the Bible. Full-color photographs, maps, and illustrations make this study Bible accessible and friendly. Referred to daily by millions of pastors, students, church leaders, and other Bible readers around the world, the over-20,000 NIV Study Bible notes are the handiwork of the same translation team that produced this Bible’s text. The very best evangelical scholarship that brought you today’s most popular modern-English Bible also contributed to the most celebrated and widely used study notes in existence. All of these features, and more, also make this Bible perfect for everyday use. Like no other Bible, the NIV Study Bible places an entire resource library for Bible study in your hands. This ebook has been optimized for reading on color screens, but will still function effectively on other devices. NIV ©2011. The New International Version (NIV) translation of the Bible is the world’s most popular modern-English Bible—easy to understand, yet rich with the detail found in the original languages. "

Catalogue of English Bible Translations

A Classified Bibliography of Versions and Editions Including Books, Parts, and Old and New Testament Apocrypha and Apocryphal Books

Author: William J. Chamberlin

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 031328041X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 898

View: 7242

While other "Bible" catalogs are available, this comprehensive reference book is destined to become the standard in the field. Chamberlin's one-volume work traces the publication history of multiple editions of "Bible" translations and offers valuable decriptive annotations. The catalog not only includes complete Bibles, but also Old and New Testaments, partial texts, commentaries that include translations, children's "Bibles," Apocryphal writings, and the "Koran," as well. Other bibliographies are usually limited to editions commonly found in academic libraries, but Chamberlin's guide also includes Bibles found in private collections. Overall, this catalogue contains more than five times as many entries of different English translations as two other "Bible" bibliographies, those by Hill and Herbert, combined. The entries are grouped in 151 categories, and within each category entries are listed in chronological order. The accompanying annotations identify the translator and provide an overview of the contents of each work. The detailed indexes make this bibliography a convenient tool for researchers. Bible scholars, collectors, and rare book dealers will find this catalogue a necessary addition to their libraries.

The Revised English Bible

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780191000096

Category: Bibles

Page: 1088

View: 5613

Portable and affordable, the Compact Edition features a crisp, new typesetting of the Revised English Bible that commuters, business travelers, and hospital visitors will appreciate.

CEB Common English Bible Catholic Edition - eBook [ePub]

Author: Common English Bible

Publisher: Common English Bible

ISBN: 1609261305

Category: Bibles

Page: N.A

View: 9870

Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation. The Common English Bible is relevant, readable, and reliable. The result is a new version that the typical reader or worshipper is able to understand. 115 leading biblical scholars from 22 faith traditions and 77 reading specialists in 13 denominations worked on this translation.

New Heart English Bible

New Testament With Gospel Harmony

Author: Wayne A. Mitchell

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434358577

Category: Bibles

Page: 504

View: 663

The New Heart English Bible New Testament is a Public Domain (no copyright) Modern English translation of the New Testament and is based on the American Standard Version first published in 1901 and the United Bible Societies Greek New Testament. The footnotes contain comparisons of the UBS text with the Byzantine Majority and TR Greek texts as well as the Latin Vulgate and Aramaic Peshitta. The New Testament word Iakobos is translated in most of the major languages approximately as "Jacob." When we come to English, translators usually present readers with "James," an inaccurate English translational tradition dating to the middle ages. This work translates Greek Iakobos correctly as "Jacob." The Appendix contains 'Life of the Messiah,' a Gospel Harmony constructed to provide the reader in chronological order most of the information contained in the four gospel accounts.

CEB Common English Bible with Apocrypha - eBook [ePub]

Author: Common English Bible,

Publisher: Common English Bible

ISBN: 1609260856

Category: Bibles

Page: N.A

View: 7040

Take a fresh look at the Bible while you experience a new translation. The Common English Bible is relevant, readable, and reliable. The result is a new version that the typical reader or worshipper is able to understand. 115 leading biblical scholars from 22 faith traditions and 77 reading specialists in 13 denominations worked on this translation. Contains Apocrypha books.

Modern Bible Translations Unmasked

Author: Colin D. Standish,Russell R. Standish,Celia Standish

Publisher: Hartland Publications

ISBN: 9780923309138

Category: Bible

Page: 226

View: 1942

A defense of the Authorized version [King James version]. They claim that most modern translations use corrupt Greek manuscripts and suffer from translator bias.

The ESV and the English Bible Legacy

Author: Leland Ryken

Publisher: Crossway

ISBN: 1433530694

Category: Religion

Page: 192

View: 389

Outlines the chief characteristics of historic English Bible translation and surveys how modern Bible translations relate to the Tyndale-KJV legacy. Ryken firmly argues that the ESV is an heir of this classical stream.