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1 edition of book of Psalms from the version of Miles Coverdale as published in the Great Bible of 1539. found in the catalog.

book of Psalms from the version of Miles Coverdale as published in the Great Bible of 1539.

book of Psalms from the version of Miles Coverdale as published in the Great Bible of 1539.

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Published by The Haymarket press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Illustrations,
  • Miniature painting -- Reproduction,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQueen Mary"s Psalter
    StatementWith an intoduction by Francis Wormald...and facsimile reproductions of eight illuminated folios from the fourteenth century manuscript known as Queen Mary"s Psalter
    ContributionsCoverdale, Miles, 1488-1568, Wormald, Francis, British Library.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 156 p. incl. col. mounted front., col. mounted plates, col. mounted facsim.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14628087M


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He Books of Psalms from the version of Miles Coverdale as published in the "Great Bible" of / with an introduction by Francis Wormald of the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum. The Book of Psalms from the version of Miles Coverdale as published in the "Great Bible" of / with an introduction by Francis Wormald and facsimile reproductions of eight illuminated folios from the fourteenth century manuscript known as Queen Mary's Psalter Haymarket Press London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Coverdale, Miles. The Great Bible fell into dis-favor a few years later, and many copies were destroyed dur-ing the reign of Mary, though after the accession of Eliza-beth it was again reprinted in The Great Bible is, in effect, an amalgam of the transla-tions of Tyndale and Coverdale, directly based upon the Matthew Bible but extensively revised by Size: KB.

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The Book of Psalms. From the Version of Mile Coverdale as Published in the Great Bible of Limited EditionManufacturer: The Haymarket Press. The Great Bible of was the first authorised edition of the Bible in English, authorised by King Henry VIII of England to be read aloud in the church services of the Church of Great Bible was prepared by Myles Coverdale, working under commission of Thomas, Lord Cromwell, Secretary to Henry VIII and VicarCromwell directed the clergy to provide Authorship: Myles Coverdale.

The Book of Psalms. From the Version of Miles Coverdale as Published in the "Great Bible" of With an Introduction by Francis Wormald and facsimile reproductions of eight illuminated folios from the fourteenth century manuscript known as Queen Mary's Psalter. The Coverdale Bible, compiled by Myles Coverdale and published inwas the first complete Modern English translation of the Bible (not just the Old Testament or New Testament), and the first complete printed translation into English.

The later editions (folio and quarto) published in were the first complete Bibles printed in England. The folio edition carried the royal licence and was therefore the first officially approved Bible translation in English.

Despite the emergence of Matthew's Bible and the Great Bible, the Coverdale Bible continued to be reprinted in over twenty editions of either the whole Bible or the New Testament, right up until Until the late 20th cent.

the Psalms in the Book of Common Prayer were in the version of the Great Bible of (by Miles Coverdale from the Vulgate Vulgate [Lat. Vulgata editio=common edition], most ancient extant version of the whole Christian Bible.

Its name derives from a 13th-century reference to it as the "editio vulgata.". Miles Coverdale Article from the Encyclopedia Britannica 11th edition () COVERDALE, MILES (?), English translator of the Bible and bishop of Exeter, was born of Yorkshire parents aboutstudied philosophy and theology at Cambridge, was ordained priest at Norwich inand then entered the convent of Austin friars at Cambridge.

Here he came. The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of The Church of England together with The Psalter or Psalms of David pointed as they are to be sung or be said in Churches; and the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons | To.

Biblical literature - Biblical literature - The translation of Miles Coverdale: A change in atmosphere in England found expression in a translation that, for all its great significance, turned out to be a retrograde step in the manner of its execution, although it proved to be a vindication of Tyndale’s work.

On October 4,the first complete English Bible, the work of Miles Coverdale. The Psalms have been translated into English metrical verse a number of times, e.g., the Bay Psalm Book and versions by Nahum Tate and Nicholas Brady and by Isaac Watts.

Until the late 20th cent. the Psalms in the Book of Common Prayer were in the version of the Great Bible of (by Miles Coverdale from the Vulgate). The use of this version.

Coverdale’s Great Bible was now almost ready for circulation and the injunction called for the use of "one book of the whole Bible of the largest volume" in every English church. However at the time insufficient Great Bibles were actually printed in London so an edition of the Matthew Bible that had been re-edited by Coverdale started to be Rating: % positive.

Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the moveable type printing press in the mid-Fifteenth Century made possible the explosion of new Bible translations in the Sixteenth Century. Among others William Tyndale, Miles Coverdale and Thomas Matthew sought to cast the scriptures in the common peoples' language so that, as Tyndale put it, "the boy that driveth the plough should /5(86).

Coverdale's Bible. From the article "Version, Authorized" by Edward Hayes Plumptre in Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible, comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history; revised and edited by Prof. H.B.

Hackett, with the cooperation of Ezra Abbot. (4 volumes. Cambridge: Riverside Press, and Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., ). The complete English Bible that bears the name of Coverdale was printed in The Prayer Book text of the Psalms is largely Coverdale's version.

The ‘Great Bible’, also called ‘Cranmer's Bible’, was brought out in under the auspices of Henry VIII; Coverdale was placed by Cromwell in charge of its preparation. THE GREAT BIBLE () The Great Bible was published in and was an edition of the Matthews Bible.

Miles Coverdale oversaw the completion and printing of the first Great Bible, but there were several editions that were printed by other parties.

Between Coverdale's first Bible () and the Great Bible () comes the so-called Matthew Bible ofpublished – like so many early Bibles – by a member of the emergent merchant class. Miles Coverdale, D. D.— This celebrated puritan was born in Yorkshire, in the yearand educated in the university of Cambridge.

Being brought up in the popish religion, he became an Augustine monk at the place of his education, where Dr. Barnes was prior, who was afterwards burnt for pretended heresy. In April appeared the first edition of the “Great” Bible, a large folio printed in Paris and London.

The “Great” Bible was edited by Coverdale, and was a revision of Matthew’s Bible collated with Munster’s Latin version of the Old Testament. Miles Coverdale c - Bishop of Exeter and believed to be a native of York. He translated and published the first complete printed English Bible () and revised the Great Bible ofsponsored by Thomas Cromwell.

He was a major figure of the English Reformation and the Authorised Version of the Bible () and the Psalms. Full text of "The Psalter of the Great Bible of A Landmark in English Literature" See other formats. The Entire Geneva Bible scanned in pdf format.

The Geneva Bible New Testament Edition. The Geneva Bible edition. The Hexaplar Psalter being the Book of Psalms in Six English Versions Coverdale () Great Bible () Geneva () Bishops () Authorised () Revised () in parallel Rating: % positive.

Coverdale, Miles (–). Translator of the Bible. The English Bible ofknown as the ‘Great Bible’, was his work, based mainly on earlier translations rather than on the Heb. and Gk. The Psalms in the Book of Common Prayer derive from this version.

Coverdale was, however, employed by Cromwell to assist in the production of the Great Bible ofwhich was ordered to be placed in all English churches. The work was done at Paris until the French Government stopped it, when Coverdale and his colleagues returned to England early in to complete it.

Miles Coverdale. The Byble (Richard Grafton and Edward Whitechurch) The Most Sacred Bible (Taverner's Bible) Richard Taverner.

The Byble in Englyshe (The Great Bible) (Richard Grafton and Edward Whitechurch) The newe Testament of oure sauyour Jesu Christ. Miles Coverdale. The New Testament in Englyshhe. Richard. Entry for 'Miles Coverdale' - Encyclopedia Britannica - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this resource contained over 40 million words in nea articles written by 1, respected authors.

The other backer of the Coverdale Bible was Jacobus van Meteren’s nephew, Leonard Ortels (†), father of Abraham Ortelius (–), the famous humanist geographer and cartographer. Although Coverdale was also involved in the preparation of the Great Bible ofthe Coverdale Bible continued to be reprinted.

In Richard Taverner published a revised edition of Matthew's "Bible. The Great Bible, so called from its great size, called" "also Cranmer's Bible, was published in and In the" "strict sense, the "Great Bible" is "the only authorized version;" for the Bishops' Bible and the present Bible [the A.V.] never "had the formal sanction.

The Coverdale Bible, compiled by Myles Coverdale and published inwas the first complete Modern English translation of the Bible (not just the Old Testament or New Testament), and the first complete printed translation into English (cf.

Wycliffe's Bible in manuscript). The later editions (folio and quarto) published in were the first complete Bibles printed in England.

Full text of "The hexaplar Psalter; being the book of Psalms in six English versions" See other formats. – Great Bible. The Great Bible was a revision of Matthew’s Bible by Coverdale and was the first English Bible “authorized” for public reading.

In SeptemberKing Henry VIII ordered an English Bible to be placed in every church, specifying that each church was to have in its possession “one book of the whole Bible of the. The Matthew’s Bible a.

the entire Bible b. published at Antwerp in c. though to be the work of John Rogers d. dedicated to King Henry and Queen Jane e. was granted a license, and became the first English Bible to be officially authorized by the government The Great Bible a. published in b. approved by the King c.

enormous in. Partial Bible translations into languages of the English people can be traced back to the late 7th century, including translations into Old and Middle than translations into English have been written.

The New Revised Standard Version is the version most commonly preferred by biblical scholars. [full citation needed] In the United States, 55% of survey respondents who. The Great Bible The following paragraphs are taken from the article "English Versions" by Sir Frederic G.

Kenyon in the Dictionary of the Bible edited by James Hastings, and published by Charles Scribner's Sons of New York in "The Great Bible ()Author: Reformation.

(2) The Great Bible () This was the first English bible to be authorized in the Church of England. Thomas Cromwell, who was Henry VIII’s chief minister, persuaded the King to authorize it ‘to be read aloud in churches’.

All these bibles were used by the scholars who worked on mine. The title page of the Coverdale Bible (). In the English crown issued its first official version, in the name of Henry VIII. This, the Great Bible, was done principally by Coverdale.

The Geneva Bible, or Breeches Bible, was a revision of the Great Bible, financed and annotated by the Calvinists of Geneva. The Bishops' Bible () was a recasting of Tyndale. A version of the New Testament into Constantinopolitan Armenian, by Dr. Zohrab, was published at Paris in by the British and Foreign Bible Society.

This version was made from the Ancient Armenian. A revised edition, by Adger, appeared at Smyrna in In the American missionaries there published a version of the Old Testament.

/6 William Tymdale translated part of the Bible from Greek. Miles Coverdale published the Bible in English from Tyndale’s work, Greek, Hebrew, & other sources.

Matthew’s Bible by John Rogers. Recieved royal sanction of King Henry VIII. The Great Bible by Coverdale. It was a revision of Matthew’s Bible.Bible translator. From tohe appears to have spent most of his time on the Continent. In he published the first complete English Bible in print, the so-called Coverdale Bible.

As Coverdale was not proficient in Hebrew or Greek, he used 'five soundry interpreters' in Latin, English and 'Douche' (German) as source text.Miles Coverdale delivered a particularly mellifluous rendering of the Book of Psalms, and it is his version of the Psalter that has been generally maintained in the Bible of the Church of England, and the various editions of the Book of Common Prayer.

As the reign of King Henry VIII continued, the Bible in English was frequently reprinted.