William Tyndale


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William Tyndale (/ˈtɪndəl/; sometimes spelled Tynsdale, Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1494–1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution. He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther. While a number of partial translations had been made from the seventh century onward, the spread of Wycliffe's Bible resulted in a death sentence for any unlicensed possession of Scripture in English—even though translations in all other major European languages had been accomplished and made available. Tyndale's translation was the first Engli ...more

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The Obedience of a Christia...

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TYNDALE BIBLE, Earliest Eng...

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Tyndale Bible

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A Medieval Christmas

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The First Boke of Moses cal...

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Obedience of a Christian Ma...

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“All that I do and suffer is but the way to the reward, and not the deserving thereof.”
William Tyndale

“If God spare my life, ere many years I will cause a boy who drives a plough to know more of the scriptures than you do.”
William Tyndale

“The preaching of God's word is hateful and contrary unto them. Why? For it is impossible to preach Christ, except thou preach against antichrist; that is to say, them which with their false doctrine and violence of sword enforce to quench the true doctrine of Christ.”
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