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The New Revision of King James' Revision of the New Testament.


Charles Short gives a clear and thorough overview of the history of the English Bible and its relation to the changing editions of the Greek and Hebrew texts, then gives a detailed analysis of the revised text of Matthew.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-540-7
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 308
Publication Date: Aug 13,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 157
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-540-7
$43.55
$30.48

Charles Short gives in these papers a clear and thorough overview of the history of the English Bible and its relation to the changing editions of the Greek and Hebrew texts, then gives a detailed analysis of the revised text of Matthew. For anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the process involved in the editing and translation process for the Bible as well as the factors influencing the change of translations from version to version, this paper provides both breadth and depth, serving both as an introduction to the history of English translations and a case study of the issues involved in rendering a single book of this important text into faithful and comprehensible English. Such a monograph is useful to a wide range of readers and the clear writing makes as specialized topic as Biblical translation accessible to anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the process that produced this most popular English translation of the Bible.

Charles Short gives in these papers a clear and thorough overview of the history of the English Bible and its relation to the changing editions of the Greek and Hebrew texts, then gives a detailed analysis of the revised text of Matthew. For anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the process involved in the editing and translation process for the Bible as well as the factors influencing the change of translations from version to version, this paper provides both breadth and depth, serving both as an introduction to the history of English translations and a case study of the issues involved in rendering a single book of this important text into faithful and comprehensible English. Such a monograph is useful to a wide range of readers and the clear writing makes as specialized topic as Biblical translation accessible to anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the process that produced this most popular English translation of the Bible.

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Charles Short

  • AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHILOLOGY: I - THE NEW REVISION OF KING JAMES REVISION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT (page 5)
  • II - AN EXAMINATION OF THE REVISION OF S. MATTHEW (page 37)
  • III. EXAMINATION OF THE REVISION OF S. MATTHEW (continued) (page 68)
  • IV. EXAMINATION OF THE REVISION OF S. MATTHEW (continued) (page 98)
  • V. EXAMINATION OF THE REVISION OF S. MATTHEW (continued) (page 135)