The Bible in Living English is a translation of the Bible by Steven T. Byington. He translated the Bible on his own for about 45 years from to but was. Andover’s Steven T. Byington was such an exceptional person that, 55 years after his death, he and his life’s work, “The Bible in Living English,”. The Bible in Living English [Steven T. Byington] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Watchtower Bible.

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The Society was desirous of making a variety hyington Bible translations and related research tools readily available to as many people as possible. The Bible in Living English tends to be literal in its translation, and is rather straightforward, lacking the literary beauty of several other translations. Retrieved from ” https: Ships from and sold by Books Mela.

Watch Tower Bible and. Get to Know Us. I guess the WT made a profit on the transaction, albeit small. Divine Name King James Bible.

He would politely decline an offer of a ride, although he wouldn’t hesitate to stop and chat along the way. He took shortcuts through others’ land to reach his home, the stone house on Ballard Vale’s High Street, where he lived with his mother, until she died inand with his sister, Martha, who was the librarian at the Ballard Vale library.

Why did Jehovah’s Witnesses release the Byington and New Jerusalem Bibles in the early 70sand forget about them in the 80s? I used to see Steven Byington riding the train when I was a kid.

Byington worked 39 years in Boston as a proof reader for Ginn and Co, and he commuted to work on the train where each day he would work on his Bible translation. Byington states in his preface: I had one when it first came out but gave it to a professor who collected Bibles and who really wanted this. The first one thus produced was The Emphatic Diaglott, the plates for which had been owned by the Society for 24 years.


I never got around to getting another one and was delighted to find it on Amazon.

As early asaccording to available evidence, the Society arranged for a special printing, bearing its own name, byingtn the Second Edition of The New Testament Newly Translated and Critically Emphasised, as prepared by the British Bible translator Joseph B. I’ve a copy of The Bible in Living English somewhere about.

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Steven T. Byington – Wikipedia

Inafter a number of months of negotiations, the Watch Tower Society purchased the right to make a set of key plates for this Bible from plates and type supplied by Thomas Nelson and Sons, of New York. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

A concordance, prepared by more than collaborating servants of Jehovah, was added. Byington was such an exceptional person that, 55 years after his death, he and his life’s work, “The Bible in Living English,” are indirectly the subject of a lawsuit in New York state.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This page was last edited on 5 Juneat It also included an extensive concordance that alerted the user to various meanings of original-language words.

The Bible in Living English, translated by Steven T. Byington

I was contacted by the plaintiff because I’d written about Byington several years ago. Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Platformism. So only so many copies exist. None of that relates to any legal issues though, just Byington expressing his studied opinion. And God said “Let there be light,” and there was light.


He published a review of the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scripturesthe English translation usually associated with Jehovah’s Witnessesin The Christian Century magazine, November 1,in which he indicated the translation was “well supplied with faults and merits.

Byington and the New World Translation

Maybe this is why Thoreau is famous and Byington is not. An edition with an enlarged appendix was published about a year later. The Watch Tower Society came into possession of his unpublished manuscript in and acquired the sole right of publication in There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

The Witnesses wanted to help people to get to know the personal name, as well as byingotn purpose, of its divine author, Jehovah God. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It was 36 years after it first undertook publishing Bibles that the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society printed and bound a Byintton in its own factory.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. McFarland and Company, p. The congregation leaned forward in expectation, which the minister mistook as rapt attention to his sermon, but soon Byington spoke in a stutter, “I beg to differ! English Choose a language for shopping.

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