The English Bible: History of the Translation of the Holy Scriptures Into the English Tongue ; with Specimens of the Old English Versions

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Trübner & Company, 1856 - 466 Seiten
 

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Seite 190 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Seite 110 - Thus this brook has conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean; and thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over."* — Church History.
Seite 415 - If you aim at a Scottish Presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the devil. Then Jack, and Tom, and Will, and Dick, shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my council, and all our proceedings ; then Will shall stand up and say, It must be thus ; then Dick shall reply, Nay, marry, but we will have it thus.
Seite 456 - Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: but she hath washed my feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head. Thou gavest me no kiss; but this woman since the time I came in hath not ceased to kiss my feet. My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment. Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth...
Seite 437 - Bible, to be followed, and as little altered as the original will permit. 2. The names of the prophets and the holy writers, with the other names in the text, to be retained as near as may be, accordingly as they are vulgarly used.
Seite 181 - Disbelievers in the immortality of the soul, and in a future state of rewards and punishments...
Seite 244 - Finally, if there were in me any gift that could help at hand, and aid you if need required, I promise you I would not be far off, and commit the end to God : my soul is not faint though my body be weary. But God hath made me evil -favoured in this world, and without grace in the sight of men, speechless and rude, dull and slow-witted.
Seite 455 - And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he to whom he forgave most. And He said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
Seite 451 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in Heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth : Thou shalt not bow down to them nor worship them : for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God...
Seite 440 - Leaves (which they would often pull out and read) the Translation may be thus, but the Greek or the Hebrew, signifies thus and thus; and so would totally silence them.— p.

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