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Read it out loud, though, and I think you may find the rhythm of the text gets a little monotonous.

Place a single space between sentences and a single line between paragraphs. That has been my discovery. I at once threw myself into the stream of the suggestion and registered a vow that I would never again read the Gospels or Christian Documents of our Faith in any language but Greek until I had learned to think in that tongue and it had become as familiar to me as the diction of an English newspaper.

In the Book’s Dedication he further states: The Psalms were, quite literally, songs, complete with instructions for the “choirmaster” as well as descriptions of the appropriate musical instruments to be used.

JT Atkinson – John 1 ,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, He explains that the old ages in the early chapters in Genesis were actually kingdoms and that meant the dynasties were reigning years, ect. Fenton explained how he came to take up this arduous work: His translation of the New Testament is based on the Greek text of Westcott and Hort and was approved by many professors and theologians Fenton’s translation, 9th edition,includes an added page listing these exact authorities. I found my print copy of the Ferrar Fenton Bible at a used bookstore, in excellent shape, and for a low price.


I have his writings in an old school exercise book which I found really interesting in my teens. I won’t even go into his random capitalizations The discussion page may contain suggestions.

In the Books of Moses now presented I have followed my plan of making a translation direct from the Hebrew into English without any other version before me. Fenton also included a footnote explaining how he restored this passage to its correct meaning. That’s where he draws the line? Fenton also included footnotes at the bottom of many pages of his translation which aids the reader on ferrad or historical matters, as well as offering his personal opinion on certain topics.

And without the slightest scrap of textual support, declares “The Great Fish” to be a ship in whose hold the prophet is confined for three days.

Ferrar Fenton Translation

He occasionally throws a note at the bottom of the page that shows how honestly and hard was thinking through problem verses. Don’t do any formatting — no italics, no underlining — just clean, plain text that is free from typos.

English-language translations of the Bible. Fenton wrote ‘we may safely conclude that the patriarchs of such apparently incredible length of life were actually priest-chiefs of tribes, whose souls were believed to have passed from the first organizer of the tribe’. Not that I agree with that interpretation but I appreciate the unique effort. The Holy Bible in Modern Englishcommonly known as the Ferrar Fenton Biblewas an early translation of the Bible into English as spoken and written in the 19th and 20th centuries.

He was extremely careful in editing to maintain the spirit and sense of the original text. Some modern branches of British Israelism lean heavily on the Ferrar Fenton translation in order to support their theories.


Covenant Publishing Co, and reprinted in I will say I do like his practice of presenting the books of the Bible in a different order than that praditionally found in Protestant English Bibles. Bible translations into English. I do not consequently claim my work to be free from error, the more so as, owing to the severe illness of a very learned friend who had intended to revise it, I have had to make the translation single-handed, and not with the valuable assistance he gave me in my former portions of the Sacred Scriptures.

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I have found this Bible to be extremely useful and relevant when trying to compare the, particularly, O. The complete Bible fefrar first published inthough parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years. Here’s the Fenton version:. Lookup a word or passage in the Bible.

This article may need to be rewritten entirely to comply with Wikipedia’s quality standards. Title page to the King James Version.

Consequently, you must pray in this way: The Geographical Names I invariably retain in transliterated form; because the attempt of my predecessors in translation from the Septuagint and Vulgate, and their versionists, to render them into their supposed Greek equivalents territorially, has made such wild misplacing of Nations and Towns as to remind one of the dreams of a mapmaker gone mad; whole kingdoms often having been put thousands of miles away from their actual localities and these blunders have been incorporated in all our literature.

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