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By W. J. Loftie

ISBN-10: 0511694644

ISBN-13: 9780511694646

ISBN-10: 1108010946

ISBN-13: 9781108010948

William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on themes regarding shuttle, artwork, structure, and background. during this 1872 paintings, his acknowledged wish was once to enquire these variants of the authorized model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' whilst attaining that said fruits of English biblical scholarship, he went extra, claiming it was once 'no exaggeration to claim that our sleek Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few locations, for the more severe in some'. His catalogue and dialogue of a number of the texts concerned incorporated 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 finds how printing and enhancing practices did, through the years, have an effect on even the probably static accredited model of the Bible.

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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.

12. 1. 1 P^/. 2. Nonfenfe in the Contents. Exhorteth for Dehorteth, ver. 21. Leaving us as «» example. A dangerous Error. 2 Pet. 1. 11, 19. 1 Joh. 1. 24. Cd/>. 4. 10. Jud. ver. 4. £i\ 9. 18. Cizp. 17. 4, 14. Cap. 19. 10. C*p. 22. 17. 7. Moreover during the time of the late Parliament, great numbers of Bibles in a large 120 volume, were imported from Holland in 1656 with this falfe Title (Imprintedat London by Rob. Barker, &c. ) wherein Mr. Kiffin and Mr. Hills cannot be excufed, (if reports be true,) being contrary to the feveral Acts of Parliament of 20 0 Sep.

Printed 38 SI Century of Bible*. by John Field at London in 1655. whereof great numbers have been difperfed. A Catalogue of 91 notorious faults, amongft many others therein were prefented by Mr. Hills to Mr. Secretary of Eftate, and by him recommended to an honourable Member of the late Parliament. One whereof is 2 Cor. 13. 6. But I truft that ye Jhall know that we are not Reprobates, which verfe is wholly omitted. 3. In another Bible in volume 12. printed alfo by John Field 2A. London in 1655.

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