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Tyndale New Testament-OE-1526

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The first English Bible translated from the original languages William Tyndale believed the Bible should be available in the vernacular?the common people?s speech. He famously declared, ?The boy that
Hardcover, 720 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Hendrickson Publishers
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Martyn
Mar 06, 2015 Martyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Hendrickson's facsimile edition of Tyndale's 1526 New Testament is a lovely little book. When I first got it I had a few doubts because it doesn't have the feel of a true facsimile - instead of being made to feel like an exact reproduction of the original book, you have a book of photographed images of the original pages. The margins around the images were initially a bit off-putting, especially after I had seen a copy of the David Parradine facsimile produced in 1976 which reproduced the origin ...more
Martyn
Dec 23, 2016 Martyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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The Paradine facsimile edition of 1976 (produced to mark the 450th anniversary of the first publication of Tyndale's New Testament) is a beautiful book. The purpose of this review is to compare and contrast it with the Hendrickson facsimile edition. The Paradine edition is often regarded as far superior, but it is also scarce and the price is also generally far greater. And I am just not sure that the extra expense is altogether worth it.

In its favour, the Paradine edition is of far greater qual
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Timothy
Dec 29, 2012 Timothy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Being one who love calligraphy and Middle English with its odd spellings, this was a delightful treat for me! I have come to appreciate this in Kindle format as well, so I can take lots of Bible translations with me to men's meetings and such!

The chapters are in Roman Numerals, which I know up to a million. For those that like verse numbers, this will not suit you. There are no verse divisions. Also, if you are not used the the interchangeable v and u and the J's are I's as in Latin, and the man
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Russel
Oct 19, 2012 Russel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved reading this translation that predated the KJV by 75 years. The spelling definitely differs and so did the wording, but the size of the print and the books format definitely made it a pleasant experience.
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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 Luth ...more
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