A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to by W. J. Loftie

By W. J. Loftie

William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on subject matters regarding commute, paintings, structure, and heritage. during this 1872 paintings, his acknowledged wish used to be to enquire these versions of the accepted model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' whilst achieving that said end result of English biblical scholarship, he went additional, claiming it used to be 'no exaggeration to say that our glossy Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few areas, for the more serious in some'. His catalogue and dialogue of a number of the texts concerned integrated these from the British and Bodleian Libraries including extra lists from students Lea Wilson and Francis Fry. Surveying English versions of the Bible released in the course of a occasionally contentious century, Loftie's paintings unearths how printing and modifying practices did, over the years, impact even the doubtless static approved model of the Bible.

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And put my fingers, for finger. 40 SL Centurp of T5iblt&. Cap. 21. 17. ^ # . 1. 7. C^>. 4. 15. Jel (or advice) for Councell (or a confiftorie). And this is often reiterated in other places. Cap. 8. 36. A very bafe omiffion, and falfe juftification of the words to the confufion of the fenfe. Cap. 13. 1, 6, 16. he, for they, a grofTe fault. Rom. 4. 10. Cap. 6. 23. meer nonfenfe. 1 Joh. 4. 20. ver. 1. 22^. 1. 1. Cap. 21. 10. I might particularize many more, efpecially in the Contents ; which generally are falfely perverted, and mutilated to the great impediment, and obftruttion of the right underftanding of the fcope and text of the chapters.

11. Loves for Loaves. Cap. 18. 9, 36. Grofle faults, and a dangerous corruption viz. If my Kingdome were of this Word for World. Afts 2. 27. Becaufe thou wilt not leave my Oul in Hell, for Soul, &c. Cap. 9. 36. Gsr/>. 44 SL Ctnturp of 3ibU0- 10. 14. Cap. 21. 2. Nonfenfe. Cap. 24. 24. w for Jewejfes. Cap. 26. 2. Nonfenfe. Rom. 1. 7. Cd/>. 9. 23. Cap. 11. 14, 32. A groffe error, viz. Concluded all in unbelief for them all, to wit, the Jews. 1 Cor. 2, 14. Cap. 3. 15. Cap. 9. 22. men for means. 2 Cor.

Becaufe thou wilt not leave my Oul in Hell, for Soul, &c. Cap. 9. 36. Gsr/>. 44 SL Ctnturp of 3ibU0- 10. 14. Cap. 21. 2. Nonfenfe. Cap. 24. 24. w for Jewejfes. Cap. 26. 2. Nonfenfe. Rom. 1. 7. Cd/>. 9. 23. Cap. 11. 14, 32. A groffe error, viz. Concluded all in unbelief for them all, to wit, the Jews. 1 Cor. 2, 14. Cap. 3. 15. Cap. 9. 22. men for means. 2 Cor. 8. 9. C<«/>. 11. 32. Of the Damqfcens, left out. y5. 2. 16. i&£. 9. 8, 15. Cap. 12. 1. 1 P^/. 2. Nonfenfe in the Contents. Exhorteth for Dehorteth, ver.

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