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Words “Fitly Spoken”: Tyndale’s English Translation of the Bible

@inproceedings{Seely2004WordsS,
  title={Words “Fitly Spoken”: Tyndale’s English Translation of the Bible},
  author={David Rolph Seely},
  year={2004}
}
William Tyndale (1494–1536), reformer and translator, is the true father of the English Bible. His English translations of the Bible printed in 1526, 1530, and 1534 provided the basis for the King James Translation, and through his translations, Tyndale became one of the founders of the modern English language. In the process of translating the Bible from Hebrew and Greek into English, Tyndale coined several new English words—transforming older English words or in some cases inventing unique… 

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