Glasgow University Publications, Issue 2

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Jackson, Wylie and Company, 1925 - Bible - 54 pages
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Page 23 - Truly, good Christian Reader, we never thought from the beginning that we should need to make a new translation, nor yet to make of a bad one a good one...
Page 21 - After that, he moved his majesty that there might be a new translation of the Bible, because those which were allowed in the reign of king Henry the Eight and Edward the Sixt were corrupt, and not answerable to the truth of the original...
Page 15 - I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, to give a reckoning of our doings, that I never altered one syllable of God's word against my conscience, nor would this day, if all that is in the earth, whether it be pleasure, honour, or riches, might be given me.
Page 17 - THE LORD is King, be the people never so impatient : he sitteth between the Cherubims, be the earth never so unquiet.
Page 38 - The Holy Bible, Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New : Newly Translated out of the Originall tongues : and with the former Translations diligently compared and revised, by his Maiesties special! Comandement. Appointed to be read in churches.
Page 19 - Commandments, nor articles of their faith, in the English tongue, but they should have been accused of heresy. Then might have been seen the Bible lying almost upon every gentleman's table. The New Testament was borne about in many men's hands.
Page 23 - Of the translation itself, though since that time it has been many times revised and altered, we may say that it is substantially the Bible with which we are all familiar. The peculiar genius . — if such a word may be permitted — which breathes through it, the mingled tenderness and majesty, the Saxon simplicity, the preternatural...
Page 53 - I'm very thankful she did. I have just opened my oldest (in use) Bible, — a small, closely, and very neatly printed volume it is, printed in Edinburgh by Sir D. Hunter Blair and J. Bruce, Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, in 1816.
Page 14 - If God spare my life, ere many years I will cause a boy that driveth the plough shall know more of the Scripture than thou dost.
Page 14 - Testament they did none other thing than that I looked for, no more shall they do if they burn me also, if it be God's will it shall so be.

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