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Place a single space between sentences and a single line between paragraphs. Fenton was a London businessman who, intook it upon himself to translate the Bible anew, from the original languages.

JT Atkinson – John 1 ,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9, I am now old; but in my youth I pledged a resolve to God to use my talents and acquirements to establish the authenticity of the Sacred Scriptures as a Revelation from Him to Man, by making them intelligible, through the use of Modern English, to my Countrymen in all parts of the earth; and although I have been engaged in active commercial affairs for over forty years, I never ceased my studies to that end, and the progressive execution of it, in spite of conducting a efnton that extended to all parts of the world.

The complete Bible was first published inthough parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years. The loss of his help, however, has been partially supplied by the aid of that ripe Hebrew Scholar, the Rev.

This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat Lawrence, Wolfs Castle, Pembrokeshire, whose critical knowledge of Oriental tongues, and all the Authorities upon Hebrew, has been of vital assistance to me, especially in the Books of Genesis and Deuteronomy. One of the more interesting renderings I’ve come across in Fenton’s translation is his handling of the story of the prophet Jonah. I do fentno consequently claim my work to be free boble 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.


The translation is noted for a rearranging of the books of the Bible into what Fenton believed was the correct chronological order. I specially refer to my discovery of the Hebrew laws of Syllabic verse. With the advent of the internet and so much more accessible information I am now interested in having a bit of a study of it again. I just do not get this. I won’t even go into his random capitalizations Fenton made in his translation.

The Holy Bible in Modern English. Another passage that sticks out like a sore thumb for me in this version is Matthew 6: I have his Ferrar Fenton bible which I have not fully read, only small portions of it. A lengthy note was added for example to the end of Genesis 11 which explains Fenton’s own solution to the problem of the patriarchs great ages.

Cory Howell I have been blogging about the Bible in translation for several years now. Transcribing begins by sending me an email. As I made my translation from the Hebrew without any English version open before me, I have followed the now general plan of Oriental scholars, and simply transliterated those names, except a few, such as “Moses,” “Joshua,” etc.

A small excerpt from the Introduction to his completed Bible, published inwill give us a glimpse into the man’s frame of mind:. What I need is plain, clean text. It is good to see you verbalize from the heart and clarity on this important subject can be easily observed. And that’s not necessarily a good thing, in this case. I will send you a text file for the book that you wish to transcribe. As every effort has been made to attain it, I believe this fifth edition of my work is the most accurate rendering into any European language, ancient or modern, ever made, not only in words, but in editing, spirit, and sense.

A small excerpt from the Introduction to his completed Bible, published inwill give us a glimpse into the man’s frame of mind: You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Although Ferrar Fenton’s translation never achieved great popularity and fell into obscurity, it remains in print today, now published by the small Destiny Publishers of Merrimac, Massachusettsfrom whence it is also available to download as a separate PDF file for each book of the Bible.

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He apparently believed that the King James Version had some negative points which is certainly trueand resolved to make his own translation the most accurate ever attempted in the English language.

Back in the Hebrew Scriptures, Fenton attempts something equally bizarre with the Psalms. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use tenton Privacy Policy. Wycliffe Middle English Bible translations. That has been my discovery. Covenant Publishing Co,p. The problem as I see it is that his version is called The Holy Bible in Modern English; the prayer quoted above is not English as we know it.

My own Bible collection has just ferrsr volumes, so it’s kind of a big thing for me You then download the PDF and edit the text file so that it is free from any typographical errors. Bible translations into English Bible portal.

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He explains that the old ages in the early chapters in Genesis were actually kingdoms and that meant the dynasties were reigning years, ect. That makes the text easy to read for your fellow metaphysical Bible students and also allows Google to make the text searchable.

Let me know if you can help and I’ll email you a sample of what is needed. You can contribute to achieving this goal by translating a chapter or perhaps an entire book of the Bible.

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Thank you so much for helping the metaphysical Christian community take back the Bible! I have his writings in an old school exercise book which I found really interesting in my teens. The record should therefore precede the Historical Narratives. I have found this Bible to be extremely useful and relevant when trying to compare the, particularly, O.

Here’s the Fenton version: