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The Bible in Living English is a translation of the Bible by Steven T. Byington. He translated the Bible on his own for about 45 years from to but was. Andover’s Steven T. Byington was such an exceptional person that, 55 years after his death, he and his life’s work, “The Bible in Living English,”. The Bible in Living English [Steven T. Byington] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Watchtower Bible.

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Those plates and the sole right of publication had been purchased and then given as a gift to the Society.

Bibls Society did not immediately become a printer and binder of Bibles, but it was an active publisher of them, working out specifications, providing valuable supplementary features, and then arranging with commercial firms to do the printing and binding.

The Bible in Living English tends to be literal in its translation, and is rather straightforward, lacking the literary beauty of several other translations. He took shortcuts through others’ land to reach his home, the stone house on Ballard Vale’s High Street, where he lived with his mother, until she died inand with his sister, Martha, who was the librarian at the Ballard Vale library.

And God said “Let there be light,” and there was light. He was working on this Bible.

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I like my bibles. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Going back to the Hebrew, the essence of the passage reads as follows It also included an extensive concordance that alerted the user to various meanings of original-language words.

It was 36 years after it first undertook publishing Bibles that the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society printed and bound a Bible in its own factory. English Choose a language for shopping. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He was considered a master of at least twelve languages, including classical languages. Byington states in his preface: This article about translation of the Bible is a stub. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. After his death, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society obtained the publication rights for the translation and published it in They released the Byington and the KJ versions.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is known for translating two important anarchist works into English from German: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Down tillthere had beenproduced.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Young man, your interpretation of the passage is incorrect. Byington’s justification for this is that the NT men had nearly the same feelings as we have about addressing God, but the OT men, those who had the most to say to God, did not have such feelings that would lead us to give God a special pronoun. The congregation leaned forward in expectation, which the minister mistook as rapt attention to his sermon, but soon Byington spoke in a stutter, “I beg to differ!

Good article Thanks for sharing The Society was desirous of making a variety of Bible translations and related research tools readily available to as many people as possible. Please try again later. Because of its literalness and its endeavor to benefit fully from research that had been done to establish a more accurate Greek text and because the reader was helped by devices employed by the translator to identify which words or expressions were given special emphasis in the Greek text.


Buy the selected items together This item: Retrieved from ” https: Byington was unable to find a publisher for his translation of the Bible into modern English. Marginal notes are limited to the end of each book. When I read about Byington’s translation in the Proclaimers book and then his biography online I felt bad for him. Being an anarchist in the period was unpopular. During the next 48 years, 1, copies were produced. He began a “Letter Writing Corps” in which targeted specific individuals, including newspapers, to familiarize others with the philosophical doctrine.

Steven T. Byington

His “letters to the editor” touched on a immense variety of subjects and were published all over the country. This was like maybe two or three years ago. For God so loved the world that he gave his only son that everyone who believes in him might not perish but have eternal life.

JW never released the New Jerusalem Bible. Wycliffe Middle English Bible translations. It had a link to a scanned. Share your thoughts with other customers. A feature that led the Jehovah’s Witnesses to publish this translation is the rendering of the name of God as Jehovah.

Bill Dalton writes a weekly column for the Andover Townsman. This Jehovah’s Witnesses -related article is a stub. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The facts of the case are still unfolding.

This translation has a fascinating history. He published a review of the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scripturesthe English translation usually associated with Jehovah’s Witnessesin The Christian Century magazine, November 1,in which he indicated the translation was “well supplied with faults and merits.