Tyndale's New Testament
This translation of the New Testament into English from its original Greek was printed in Germany in 1534 and smuggled back into England. It therefore escaped the fate of Tyndale's previous version, which had been seized and publicly burnt by the authorities. The 1534 edition outraged the clerical establishment by giving the laity access to the word of God, in print in English for the first time. Tyndale, who was already in exile for political reasons, was hunted down and subsequently burned at the stake for blasphemy.
For the next eighty years--the years of Shakespeare among others--Tyndale's masterly translation formed the basis of all English bibles. And when the authorized King James Bible was published in 1611, many of its finest passages were taken unchanged, though unacknowledged, from Tyndale's work.
Although, therefore, this astounding work of pioneering scholarship was the basis of all subsequent English bibles until after the Second World War, and though it was the version of the Bible used by some of our greatest poets, it is today virtually unknown because of its suppression for political reasons because of its difficult early sixteenth-century spelling.
Now for the first time this version is published in modern spelling, as the modern book it once was, so that this masterly work of English prose by one of the great geniuses of the as is available to today's reader.
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TYNDALE'S NEW TESTAMENT Translated by WILLIAM TYNDALE A modern - spelling edition of the 1534 translation with an introduction by DAVID DANIELL 1 T The Gospel of S. Marken The fyrste Chapter. Front Cover.
T Y N D A LE'S NEW TESTA MEN T Translated from the Greek by WILLIAM TYNDALE in 1534 In a modern - spelling edition and with an introduction by DAVID DANIELL YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS · NEW HAVEN AND LONDON For Christopher Daniell ...
The New Testament / translated from the Greek by William Tyndale in 1534 ; in a modern spelling edition and with an introduction by David Daniell . 0-300-06580-9 ( pbk ) 1. Tyndale , William , d . 1536. II . Daniell , David . III .
... of St James The Epistle of St Jude The Revelation of St John the Divine The Epistles of the Old Testament Table of Epistles and Gospels These things have I added INTRODUCTION William Tyndale's Bible translations have been the best -.
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William Tyndale is the finest English translator of the Bible, and his New Testament one of the most influential works in English Literature. As a young man in pre-Reformation England, where ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
One of the greatest translations ever!Nutzerbericht - Yote - Christianbook.com
For its time, even though some of the language is dated now, it is one of the greatest New Testament translations ever make. Vollständige Rezension lesen
William Tyndale yet once more to the Christian Reader
The Gospel of St Mark
The Gospel of St Luke
The Gospel of Saint John
The Acts of the Apostles
A Prologue to the Epistle of Paul to the Romans
The Epistle of the Apostle St Paul to the Romans
The Prologue upon the First Epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians
The Prologue upon the Epistle of St Paul to the Philippians
The Prologue to the Second Epistle of St Paul to the Thessalonians
The First Epistle of St Paul unto Timothy
The Prologue to the Epistle of St Paul unto Philemon
A Prologue upon the Three Epistles of St John
The Prologue upon the Epistles of Saints James and Judas
The Epistles of the Old Testament
Table of Epistles and Gospels
The Prologue upon the Second Epistle of Saint Paul to the Corinthians
The Prologue upon the Epistle of St Paul to the Galatians
These things have I added
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