English Language Bible Translators

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About the Book

More than 300 Bible or New Testament translations, including the popular King James Version, have been produced in English in the past 600 years. These various translations, both obscure and well-known, were undertaken by diligent individuals working either alone or in committees known to number more than 100.
This reference work provides information about the men and women who produced English language translations. Arranged alphabetically by surname, each of the 346 entries includes biographical and vocational information; notes on the various editions produced; samples of their translation; and other pertinent facts. In cases where translations were done by committee, the chairpersons and project initiators are covered. Important anonymous translations are also included.

About the Author(s)

William E. Paul is the former chief editor of Bible Review Journal. He lives in Aurora, Colorado.

Bibliographic Details

William E. Paul
Foreword by Kenneth L. Barker
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 288
Bibliographic Info: bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009 [2003]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4243-0
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1023-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Foreword      1
Preface      3
English Language Bible Translators      7
Bibliography      269
Index      275

Book Reviews & Awards

“recommended”—Choice; “an excellent and rapidly accessible reference guide”—Midwest Book Review; “interesting entries”—The Society for Old Testament Study; “a highly specialized reference work”—Catholic Library World; “beautifully done both in cover and contents…highly recommended”—Voice of Evangelism.