By W. J. Loftie
William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on subject matters regarding commute, paintings, structure, and background. during this 1872 paintings, his said wish used to be to enquire these variations of the accredited model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' whilst achieving that stated fruits of English biblical scholarship, he went additional, claiming it used to be 'no exaggeration to claim that our smooth Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few areas, for the more severe in some'. His catalogue and dialogue of some 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 unearths how printing and modifying practices did, through the years, impact even the probably static accredited model of the Bible.
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The Tranflators are called the " Trancelators" in a black-letter quarto of 1619-20, and 11 Corinthians is called 11 CWwthians. This epiftle is fingularly unfortunate in the annals of errata, for in the 20 a Cmturp of fecond folio, ifliied in 1611, in which the miftakes committed in the firft were fuppofed to be corrected, we find Firft and Second Corinthians fubftituted in the Lift of Books for Firft and Second Chronicles. The fame vol u me contains an even more ferious error: in Matt, xxvi. 36, we read, " Then commeth Judas with them unto a place called Gethfemane;" while in many copies the right name, printed on a flip is pafted over.
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But this/pake he ofthe/pirits, which they that believe on him mould receive, for Jpirit, fpeaking onely of the Holy Ghoft, as appeareth in the fame verfe. Cap. 13. 22. Cap. 14. 13, 21. And he that loveth me /hall loved for /hall be loved of my Father. Cap. 15. 17. Thefe things I commanded, for command you. Cap. 17. 12. That the Scriptures might be fulfilled, for Scripture', fpeaking of Iudas the fonne of perdition, and referring to Pfal. 109. 8. Cap. 19. 37. Cap. 20. 25. And put my fingers, for finger.
A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711 by W. J. Loftie