By David Norton

David Norton has lately re-edited the King James Bible for Cambridge college and this e-book arises from his extensive paintings on that venture. He finds the following how the textual content of an important Bible within the English language was once made, and the way it was once replaced by means of printers and editors till it turned the textual content we all know at the present time in 1769. utilizing fabric as diversified because the manuscripts of the unique translators, and the result of broad computing device collation of electronically held texts, Norton has produced a scholarly variation of the King James Bible that would restoration the authority of the 1611 translation. This ebook contains the bible's interesting historical past, Norton's editorial ideas and monstrous lists and tables of version readings. it will likely be vital to students of the English Bible, literature, and publishing historical past. an internet site with extra assets (www.cambridge.org/kjv) should be on hand one month sooner than e-book.

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