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A mixture of Taverner's* OT and Tyndale's* NT, compiled by John Daye and edited by Bishop Edmund Becke , with a few simple notes in the earlier editions and a dedication to the young King Edward VI, instructing him in the duties of kingship, and saying that if only people would devote an hour a day to reading the Bible they would lead much better lives. Bishops' Bible, 1568. A revision of the Great Bible*, initiated by Elizabeth I in 1563 and carried out by Matthew Parker*, Archbishop of Canterbury, and other biblical scholars, with their own marginal notes, intended to counteract the popularity of the Geneva Bible*, thought by some to favour Puritan views too strongly and to lack the official support of the church establishment.
22) The Printer's Bible, 1702. Printers [Princes] have persecuted me without a cause. (Ps. 161) The Vinegar Bible, 1717*. The parable of the vinegar [vineyard] in the heading to Luke 20. The Ears to Ear Bible, 1810. He that hath ears to ear [hear], let him hear. (Mt. 15) The Unrighteous Bible. Know ye not that the unrighteous shall inherit [not inherit] the kingdom of God. (1 Cor. 9) The Murderers' Bibles*. 27 and another of 1801 has These are murderers [murmurers]' in Jude 16. print, promote and distribute the Bible at home and abroad.
Worked with Allen in revising the translation of Gregory Martin* which led to the Douay-Rheims Bible* and was responsible for the NT notes there. British and Foreign Bible Society. The oldest of the Bible Societies, founded in London in 1804 to translate, A Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins 35 Some Early Curiosities Printers' errors led to some early editions earning special titles for themselves The Bug Bible, 1551. Thou shalt not be afraid for the bugges [terror] by night. (Ps. ) The Place-Maker's Bible, 1562.
A Dictionary of the English Bible and its Origins by Alec Gilmore
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