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  1. The King’s English

  2. Turn the other cheek The skin of my teeth Born again my wits’ end in the twinkling of an eye atonement scapegoat No rest for the wicked Woe is me Suffer fools gladly Am I my brother’s keeper? The extra mile

  3. Putting Words in our Mouth Sometimes misquotes: Money is the root of all evil

  4. Putting Words in our Mouth Sometimes paraphrases: Pride goeth before a fall Going the extra mile

  5. Putting Words in our Mouth Sometimes summaries: Giant killing The Good Samaritan The Prodigal Son

  6. Putting Words in our Mouth Professor David Crystal

  7. Putting Words in our Mouth At least twice as many idioms as Shakespeare. Professor David Crystal

  8. Putting Words in our Mouth Only 18 are original to the King James Bible! Professor David Crystal

  9. Nothing New Under the Sun

  10. Nothing New Under the Sun 1380s – Wycliff Bible 1526 – Tyndale’s New Testament 1535 – Coverdale Bible 1537 – Matthew’s Bible 1539 – The Great Bible 1560 – The Geneva Bible 1568 – The Bishop’s Bible

  11. Nothing New Under the Sun 1380s – Wycliff Bible 1526 – Tyndale’s New Testament 1535 – Coverdale Bible 1537 – Matthew’s Bible 1539 – The Great Bible 1560 – The Geneva Bible 1568 – The Bishop’s Bible

  12. 1522 “If God spare my life ere many years, I will cause a boy that driveth the plow, shall know more of Scripture than thou doest.”

  13. 1536

  14. Great Bible 1539 Heavily dependent on Tyndale Placed in every church in the land.

  15. Geneva New Testament 1557 William Whittingham and others

  16. Nothing New Under the Sun 1380s – Wycliff Bible 1526 – Tyndale’s New Testament 1535 – Coverdale Bible 1537 – Matthew’s Bible 1539 – The Great Bible 1560 – The Geneva Bible 1568 – The Bishop’s Bible

  17. King James I – 1603

  18. Hampton Court – 1604 “[We ask] that a translation be made of the whole Bible, as consonant as can be to the original Hebrew and Greek; and this be set out and printed, without marginal notes, and only to be used in all Churches of England in time of divine service.” Dr John Reynolds, President of Corpus Christi College Oxford

  19. Commissioned 47 Translators Two panels in Oxford Two Panels in Cambridge Two Panels in Westminster Commanded to use Bishop’s Bible as a base text. “Appointed to be read in churches.”

  20. The Greatest Book Written By Committee

  21. King James Version 1611 83% of NT 76% of OT Straight from Tyndale

  22. The Serpent tempts Eve: “Tush, thou shalt not die!” Genesis 3:4

  23. “They heard the voice of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day” (Genesis 3) “God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes” (Rev 21) “My days are swifter than a weaver’s shuttle” (Job 7) “How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning” (Isaiah 14)

  24. “The shadow of a great rock in a weary land” (Isaiah 32) “Ask and it shall be given to you, seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you” (Matthew 7) “In Him we live and move and have our being.” (Acts 17) “The unsearchable riches of Christ.” (Ephesians 2)

  25. “Fight the good fight of faith: lay hold of eternal life” (1 Timothy 6) “Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith.” (Hebrews 12) “Behold I stand at the door and knock.” (Revelation 3)

  26. 1611 – 1660 369 editions of the KJV • 1660 – 1710 237 editions: • It was the only translation allowed to be printed.

  27. Nothing New Under the Sun

  28. Turn the World Upside Down Politics Science Economics

  29. Turn the World Upside Down Politics Servant Leadership Authority of the Word By the people, for the people

  30. Turn the World Upside Down Science Patterns and Practicalities  'Men became scientific because they expected law in nature and they expected law in nature because they believed in a law giver'- C.S Lewis

  31. Turn the World Upside Down Economics Horde or Display

  32. Long Live the King The Surprising Supremacy of Christ!

  33. 404 – Latin Vulgate 1215 – Fourth Lateran Council “The secret mysteries of the faith ought not to be explained to all men in all places... For such is the depth of divine Scripture that, not only the simple and illiterate, but even the prudent and learned are not fully sufficient to try to understand it.” Fourth Lateran Council, 1215

  34. 404 – Latin Vulgate 1215 – Fourth Lateran Council 1380s – John Wycliffe and the Lollards

  35. St John’s Gospel in John Wycliffe’s Bible (manuscript) 1380

  36. 404 – Latin Vulgate 1215 – Fourth Lateran Council 1380s – John Wycliffe and the Lollards 1408 – ABC forbids the Bible in English 1428 – Wycliffe’s body exhumed and burnt

  37. 404 – Latin Vulgate 1215 – Fourth Lateran Council 1380s – John Wycliffe and the Lollards 1408 – ABC forbids the Bible in English 1428 – Wycliffe’s body exhumed and burnt 1450s – Moveable type printing press

  38. Thomas Linacre 1490s Reading the original Greek: “Either this is not the Gospel or we are not Christians.”

  39. 1517

  40. 1522

  41. 1522 “If God spare my life ere many years, I will cause a boy that driveth the plow, shall know more of Scripture than thou doest.”

  42. 404 – Latin Vulgate 1215 – Fourth Lateran Council 1380s – John Wycliffe and the Lollards 1408 – ABC forbids the Bible in English 1428 – Wycliffe’s body exhumed and burnt 1450s – Moveable type printing press 1517 – Martin Luther and the 95 Theses

  43. Tyndale’s Completed New Testament1526

  44. 1536

  45. Miles Coverdale1488-1569

  46. Coverdale’s Bible 1535. The first complete printed Bible in English Used Tyndale, Vulgate, Luther, Zwingli and another Latin OT translation.

  47. John Rogers1500-1555

  48. Matthew’s Bible (John Rogers) 1537 Mainly used Tyndale