Illustrations of Biblical Literature: Exhibiting the History and Fate of the Sacred Writings, from the Earliest Period to the Present Century : Including Biographical Notices of Translators, and Other Eminent Biblical Scholars, Volume 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1891 - Bible

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Page 481 - Inasmuch as it is manifest from experience, that if the Holy Bible, translated into the vulgar tongue, be indiscriminately allowed to every one, the temerity of men will cause more evil than good to arise from it, it is, on this point, referred to the judgment of the bishops, or inquisitors, who may, by the advice of the priest, or confessor, permit the reading of the Bible translated into the vulgar tongue by Catholic authors, to those persons whose faith...
Page 323 - But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in. Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Page 323 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! for ye pay tithe of mint, and anise, and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith : these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
Page 176 - Well done, good and faithful servant, enter into the joy of thy Lord...
Page 378 - I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, to give a reckoning of our doings, that I never altered one syllable of God's word against my conscience, nor would this day, if all that is in the earth, whether it be pleasure, honour, or riches, might be given me.
Page 395 - That every Parson, or Proprietary of any ParishChurch within this Realm, shall on this Side the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula next coming, provide a Book of the whole Bible, both in Latin, and also in English, and lay the same in the Quire, for every Man that will to read and look therein...
Page 391 - And that moreover his Majesty would vouchsafe to " decree, that the Scriptures should be translated into the " vulgar tongue, by some honest and learned men, to be " nominated by the King, and to be delivered unto the " people according to their learning.
Page 98 - The reason whereof is this, for that hereby tongues are known, knowledge groweth, judgment increaseth, books are dispersed, the Scripture is seen, the doctors be read, stories be opened, times compared, truth discerned, falsehood detected, and with finger pointed, and all, as I said, through the benefit of printing.
Page 377 - It is astonishing how little obsolete the language of it is, even at this day; and, in point of perspicuity and noble simplicity, propriety of idiom, and purity of style, no English version has yet surpassed it.
Page 410 - Bible, &c. nor artificers, prentises, journeymen, serving-men of the degrees of yomen* or under, husbandmen, nor labourers were to read the Bible or New Testament in English to himself or to any other privately or openly.

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