Douay–Rheims Bible - WikipediaPartial Bible translations into languages of the English people can be traced back to the late 7th century , including translations into Old and Middle English. More than translations into English have been written. The New Revised Standard Version is the version most commonly preferred by biblical scholars. Although John Wycliffe is often credited with the first translation of the Bible into English, there were in fact many translations of large parts of the Bible centuries before Wycliffe's work. Parts of the Bible were first translated from the Latin Vulgate into Old English by a few select monks and scholars. Such translations were generally in the form of prose or as interlinear glosses literal translations above the Latin words. Very few complete translations existed during that time.
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Bible translations into English
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The Tyndale Bible generally refers to the body of biblical translations by William Tyndale c. Tyndale's Bible is credited with being the first English translation to work directly from Hebrew and Greek texts. Furthermore, it was the first English biblical translation that was mass-produced as a result of new advances in the art of printing. The term Tyndale's Bible is not strictly correct, because Tyndale never published a complete Bible. That task was completed by Miles Coverdale who supplemented Tyndale's translations with his own to produce the first complete printed Bible in English in
The Old Testament portion was published in two volumes twenty-seven years later in and by the University of Douai. The first volume, covering Genesis through Job , was published in ; the second, covering Psalms to 2 Machabees plus the apocrypha of the Vulgate was published in Marginal notes took up the bulk of the volumes and had a strong polemical and patristic character. They offered insights on issues of translation, and on the Hebrew and Greek source texts of the Vulgate. The purpose of the version, both the text and notes, was to uphold Catholic tradition in the face of the Protestant Reformation which up till then had dominated Elizabethan religion and academic debate.