John Foxe

The Bible Translated Into English

"In every thing give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you" (1 Thess. 5:18). The next time you read your English Bible, remember the following three incidents and then give thanks that you have a Bible to read in English. Incident One. No effort is known to have been made to translate Jerome’s Latin version of the Scriptures into the language of the people until the year 706, when Eadhelm translated into the Saxon language th...
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