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History of the English Bible . Family Fellowship May 18, 2014. Early Church – before “English”. First Five Centuries – over 500 translations. AD 600 – “Latin only” decree by the Pope. AD 900 – Began to enforce the “Latin only” decree. Translation into Gothic. Translation by Ulfilis.

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history of the english bible

History of the English Bible

Family Fellowship

May 18, 2014

early church before english
Early Church – before “English”
  • First Five Centuries – over 500 translations.
  • AD 600 – “Latin only” decree by the Pope.
  • AD 900 – Began to enforce the “Latin only” decree.
translation into gothic
Translation into Gothic

Translation by Ulfilis

precursors to english bible

Precursors to English Bible

-or-

It happened this way…

the norman conquest
The Norman Conquest
  • Major changes in Language.
  • Infusion of French
  • “Word splits” (like beef and veal.)

“God lufodemiddan-eardswa, dat he seade his an-cennedansunu, datnan ne forweorde de on hinegely ac habbedatecelif.“

John 3:16

Wessex Gospels, 995 AD

major factors
Major Factors
  • Corruption of the church
  • Courage of scholars to oppose it
  • “Personal Piety” movement
  • Sins of Henry 8th
  • Invention of the printing press with moveable type.
history is the shadow of great men

History is the shadow of great men.

Wycliffe

Gutenberg

Erasmus

Tyndale

wycliffe
Wycliffe
  • Superb scholar – poor politician
  • Authority of Scripture
  • Translated from the Vulgate
  • Ideas carried to Bohemia by John Hus
johann gutenberg
Johann Gutenberg
  • First to print with movable type
  • First book so printed was Latin Bible
  • Died broke – business partner
erasmus
Erasmus
  • Collated and cross checked several Greek manuscripts
  • Produced a parallel Greek/Latin New Testament.
  • Inadvertently gave us the “TextusReceptus”
tyndale
Tyndale
  • First Bible printed in English (using Erasmus)
  • Burned at the stake
  • Three years after his death, Henry 8th commissions the “Great Bible”
official bibles

“Official” Bibles

Authorized by Somebody!

henry 8 th
Henry 8th
  • No Divorce? No problem!
  • Created Anglican Church
  • Commissioned Myles Coverdale to create “Great Bible”
  • Followed by “Bloody Mary”
geneva bible
Geneva Bible
  • Not authorized – but prompted King James
  • First to have chapters and verses!
  • Extensive, biased notes
  • Printed 1560 – popular for about 100 years
king james
King James
  • Invented committee translation
  • No doctrinal footnotes
  • “The Bible of the English Speaking Peoples”
  • Baskerville spelling reform 1769
modern versions

Modern Versions

A large number!

new international version
New International Version
  • Benefits
    • Differing Versions – by footnotes.
    • 6th grade reading level
    • Phrase by phrase translation
    • “Seeker Friendly” (politically correct)
    • Most used from the pulpit
  • Drawbacks
      • Pro-homosexual bias
      • “Gender neutral”
other modern translations
Other Modern Translations
  • New American Standard, etc.
  • Bible in Basic English (special needs)
  • Paraphrases such as Living Bible
  • Updated King James
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