By W. J. Loftie
William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on themes on the topic of go back and forth, artwork, structure, and historical past. during this 1872 paintings, his acknowledged hope used to be to enquire these variations of the accepted model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' while achieving that said end result of English biblical scholarship, he went additional, claiming it used to be 'no exaggeration to say that our glossy Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few areas, for the more severe in some'. His catalogue and dialogue of a few of the texts concerned incorporated these from the British and Bodleian Libraries including extra lists from students Lea Wilson and Francis Fry. Surveying English variants of the Bible released in the course of a occasionally contentious century, Loftie's paintings unearths how printing and modifying practices did, over the years, have an effect on even the doubtless static permitted model of the Bible.
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22^. 1. 1. Cap. 21. 10. I might particularize many more, efpecially in the Contents ; which generally are falfely perverted, and mutilated to the great impediment, and obftruttion of the right underftanding of the fcope and text of the chapters. 5. In another Minion Bible in 8°- volume, printed by John Field at Cambridge in 1657. Which fels very much, and very dear, at leaft for 8J. 6d. per book. Pfal. 143. 4. Therefore is my Spirit over, is wholly omitted in many that I have feen. And there are many other faults as I am well informed of very great notoriety.
Cap. 18. 1. Cap. 27. 45. >. 34. 21. Cap. 46. 17. Exod. 12. 42. 16. 19. Cap. 19. 24. Cap. 26. 8. Cap. 29. 22. C#/>. 40. in the Contents. A cloud cloudeth for covereth, ver. 2. Lev. 3. 6. Sacrifice of left out. Cap. 7. 38. Cap. 8. 14. C^p. 10. 18. Cap. 11. 3. />. 13. 55. Ctf/>. 15. 20. Cap. 22. 12. C«p. 23. 35. Numb. 1. 10. Cap. 6. 14. Ram. for Lamb. Cap. 10. 29. Cap. 17. in the Contents Kept for Left. Cap. 20. 12. Gz/>. 23. 15. Cap. 24. 12. Gzp. 30. in the Contents Delivered for Divorced. Cap. 3 1 .
Field's hands, as alfo of the enfuing Bible, which notwithftanding that reftraint, he hath fince divulged. 4. In a Bible in volume 12. printed by T&ilbuvnzy8 fEcait. 39 John Field at London in 1656. you may obferve thefe faults viz. Ifai. 10. 26. Cap. 13. 3 ; Cap. 14. 24. Cap. 8. Cap. 18. 17. And the waters Jhall overthrow the hiding place, for overflow. Cap. 48. 19. Cap. 49. 22. and fo generally through the whole old Teftament. But in the new Teftament be pleafed to perufe thefe, viz. Luk. xxiii.
A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711 by W. J. Loftie