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By GreatsiteDotCom, 2022-11-14
William Tyndale’s close friend, Myles Coverdale, translated, compiled, and published the Coverdale Bible in 1535. This was the first printed complete Bible in English. It can be called a ‘translation of a translation’ as it used source texts in Greek and Hebrew, along with translations in Latin and German (including Luther’s Bible).
As Myles Coverdale was the first individual to print an entire Bible in English, he perpetually secured his place in history. If you want to possess this piece of history but can’t get your hands on the original and rare Coverdale Bible , you can try buying a budget-friendly facsimile.
Publication of the Coverdale Bible
After Tyndale’s New Testament was published in numerous editions in the 1520s and 1530s, many people got used to reading or hearing the...