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Matthew's Bible, 1537 Edition--Hardcover

Hendrickson Publishers / 2009 / Hardcover

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Pastor John Rogers assembled in 1537 a volume that contained, for the first time as part of a complete Bible, all of William Tyndale’s translation work, the 1534 New Testament, the Pentateuch, and the nine historical books, ending with 2 Chronicles. Where there were gaps in Tyndale’s work, Rogers used that of Miles Coverdale (1535).
Archbishop Thomas Cranmer saw to it that the Matthew’s Bible was shown to King Henry VIII, who then licensed the complete Bible in English. Thomas Cromwell, Henry’s Viceregent for church affairs, subsequently encouraged bishops to order copies of the Matthew’s Bible for their churches. Such official sanction sparked tremendous demand for the book.
Features:
  • Facsimile of an excellent copy of the 1537 Matthew’s Bible
  • Features clear, legible type throughout (marginal commentary is in smaller type)
  • Authoritative new preface
  • Great for Bible collectors and anyone interested in the history of the English Bible

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 1116
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 10.5 X 7.5 X 2.0 (inches)
ISBN: 1598563491
ISBN-13: 9781598563498
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/09/14.
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Publisher's Description

Pastor John Rogers assembled in 1537 a volume that contained, for the first time as part of a complete Bible, all of William Tyndale's translation work, the 1534 New Testament, the Pentateuch, and the nine historical books, ending with 2 Chronicles. Where there were gaps in Tyndale's work, Rogers

used that of Miles Coverdale (1535).

- Facsimile of an excellent copy of the 1537 Matthew's Bible

- Features clear, legible type throughout (marginal commentary is insmaller type)

- Authoritative new preface

- Great for Bible collectors and anyone interested in the history of the English Bible

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  1. Pete
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Read this an no other.
    July 17, 2014
    Pete
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I bought this bible after I obtained a 1611 KJV, I learned the modern translations were corrupted. I want to compare that with this Matthews bible. The font is Gothic and the language is old English. Not just thees and thous but words like heauenm and is a + and s are l. Old English is not hard to read and it does not take 3 PHDS in Linguistics to grasp the old English. In fact the English we know today is derived from O English.

    O English is more efficient than the numbed down English we now use. I found a page online that explains how to read OE and it is not hard to do. I spent a few hours and I can read most of this fluent now.

    Its great! You can not skip words and read a chapter in minutes. Your forced to think and its great!

    I have found a difference from KJV and Matthews already. In Genesis God refers to the gathering of waters as seas and in MB it is ICE!

    The word Giants is not found in this bible, it is actually Tyrants.

    Deuteronomy 6 4 KJV, Hear oh Israel the Lord our God is one LORD.

    Correctly translated in Matthews bible is

    Hear Israel the Lord thy God is LORD only.

    I look fore ward to mulling over this MB.

    The book is beautifully bound and the print is clear.

    I love reading the origins of Gods word and as it should be!

    KJV 1611 is great and the new versions are distorted.

    Personally I believe the reasons these new bibles are destroyed is because of mans pride.

    His intelligence in language.

    I know about the Alexandrian Manuscripts playing a roll in destruction but I can see words changing based on "Intelligence" all the while the integrity of the word is destroyed all for some guys who think "I know better".

    I encourage all Nazarenes! Christians alike to buy this book.

    Learn the ways of old and embrace the beauty of his word.

    It is worth every thing.

    Praise Jesus!
  2. JJim
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Accurate Facsimile
    November 25, 2013
    JJim
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is easily one of the best facsimiles of an older Bible version that I have ever seen. This is much more than a simple copying of the original material, but is, instead, a very careful reproduction of the original. Further, this edition of the Matthew's Bible does include the original (to the Reformer's) prologue to the epistle to the Romans, which is a historical treasure in itself. I highly recommend this Bible for anyone interested in studying early Bible translations (into English) or who is trying to study the Reformation via first-hand materials.
  3. Kevin C.
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Very Olde Bible Translation
    March 20, 2013
    Kevin C.
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This is a beautiful Bible. The price is excellent. As of my order, the price was discounted heavily.

    If you buy this Bible, you should be ready to learn Olde English grammar, otherwise you might be disappointed. It is not very difficult, but some might find it so. I think my High School and College English teachers would be proud of my purchase. If your adventurous-GO FOR IT!
  4. Mr Buchanan
    England, United Kingdom
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Brilliant Gift
    November 28, 2012
    Mr Buchanan
    England, United Kingdom
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    I had bought this for my wife, as she loves Biblical history and is a studier of divinity. She truly enjoyed the presentation and the craftsmanship put into restoring this work. I highly recommend for anyone.
  5. Wifey
    Adrian, Michigan
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Historic, and Beautiful.
    September 29, 2012
    Wifey
    Adrian, Michigan
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The Bible translation is both historic, and a beautiful expression of the printer's art. I compare the Matthews' text with the Authorized Version, and it is very interesting how they compare, and contrast.
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