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It has also been translated from the original books many times over.
To prove how fascinating the history of the Bible is, we have searched far and wide to find out more about the oldest Bible ever found.
(Be aware that very few Bibles printed since 1800 are of significant value.) Answer: We cannot date your Bible precisely, but if the name of the University Printer is given on the publication details page at the front, his term of office will enable the Bible to be dated within a range of years.
For further research, contact an antiquarian book expert.
Often, they used just one word where we would use three or four in English.
Sometimes words in a sentence are 'understood' in the other languages, so when the sentences were translated into English, extra words were added to make the sense clear.
See also David N Griffiths' The Bibliography of the Book of Common Prayer 1549-1999, British Library, 2002, ISBN 0-7123-4772-0.
The Book was written by many different people over hundreds of years.Mostly translated by William Tyndale, with help from Myles Coverdale, the Bible is one of the most significant in Christian history.It was the primary translation for many years, and it was even brought to America by the Pilgrims on the Mayflower. For text samples of the different translations, click here. If you would like further information, please contact [email protected] sign up for an e-mail alert. Answer: At present, we publish the following Bible versions: KJV, ESV, NASB, NEB, NKJV, NRSV, NIV, REB and NLT, plus a facsimile edition of Tyndale's New Testament.