Category Description for Bible/History/Translators

Originally most of the Old Testament was written in Hebrew and the New Testament was written in Greek. This category is about the translation of the Bible from its original languages into various popular languages and about the people who took on this difficult task.

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Archbishop George Abbot
Brief biographical note about this prominent translator of the King James Version and archbishop of Canterbury.
John Rogers: First of Many Martyrs
English priest turned reformer, who edited Tyndale and Coverdale’s translation work and published it as the Matthew Bible using the pseudonym Thomas Matthew.
Reformer Richard Taverner
Translator of the Most Sacred Byble or Taverner's Bible.
Translators Revived by Alexander McClure D.D.
Published in 1858 and subtitled "A Biographical Memoir of the Authors of the English Version of the Holy Bible," referring to the translators of the Authorized Version (King James Version).
Wikipedia: John Rogers
Biographical article.
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