By W. J. Loftie

ISBN-10: 0511694644

ISBN-13: 9780511694646

ISBN-10: 1108010946

ISBN-13: 9781108010948

William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on issues relating to commute, paintings, structure, and historical past. during this 1872 paintings, his acknowledged hope used to be to enquire these versions of the approved model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' whilst achieving that stated end result of English biblical scholarship, he went extra, claiming it used to be 'no exaggeration to say that our smooth Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few locations, for the more serious 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 variants of the Bible released in the course of a occasionally contentious century, Loftie's paintings unearths how printing and modifying practices did, over the years, have an effect on even the probably static approved model of the Bible.

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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. 1649. and 7. Janu, 1652. forregulating of Printing. Wherein are fo many notorious Erratas, falfe Englifh, Nonfenfe, and Corruptions, that in reading part of Genefis, I found 30 grand faults, as Cap.

9. Know ye not that the unrighteous Jhall inherit the Kingdom of God? for Shall not inherit. This is the foundation of a damnable Doctrine for it hath been averred by a reverend Doctor of Divinity to feveral worthy perfons, that many Libertines and licentious people did produce, and urge this Text from the authority of this corrupt Bible againft his mild Reproofs, in Justification of their vicious and inordinate Converfations. 2. In a fmall Bible in volume 120. printed 38 SI Century of Bible*. by John Field at London in 1655.

Mouth of his neck, for Smooth of his neck. Cap. 29. 13. She for He ran to meet him. Cap. 30. 40. Put them unto, for Put them not unto Labans Cattle. And in reading Ecclefiaftes, Canticles, and the firft 27. Chapters of Ifaiah, I found almoft an hundred groffe faults, which I did fpecifie to the Parliament, and therefore omit them here; The very Importation of the Books being an offence contrary to the faid Statutes and ought defervedly to be fupprefTed; which notwithftanding are difperfed in the Country as aforefaid.

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