History of English Bible Translation 01 Introduction

The Book that will not die
Introduction

English Bible History
The history of the English Bible involves a survey of centuries of sacrifice by believers to bring us the Word of God.  The following pictures are from original pages of the printed Bible from the first century to the printing of the King James Version.  With the exception of a few noted images, all of these pages are from collection of Shad Sluiter and present a miniature museum of the priceless treasure of scripture whose story is sometimes forgotten by modern Christians.

History of English Bible Translation 02 Original Manuscripts
History of English Bible Translation 03 The Bible in Latin 4th to 14th Century
History of English Bible Translation 04 John Wycliff 1384
History of English Bible Translation 05 Johann Gutenberg 1455
History of English Bible Translation 06 Erasmus Greek New Testament 1516
History of English Bible Translation 07 Martin Luther German Translation 1522
History of English Bible Translation 08 William Tyndale 1526
History of English Bible Translation 09 Myles Coverdale 1535
History of English Bible Translation 10 Matthew Thomas Bible 1537
History of English Bible Translation 11 The Great Bible 1539
History of English Bible Translation 12 The Geneva Bible 1560
History of English Bible Translation 13 The Bishops Bible 1568
History of English Bible Translation 14 The Douay Rheims Bible
History of English Bible Translation 15 The 1611 King James Version

Greek Papyrus