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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This translation has a fascinating history. 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, byjngton, in which he indicated the translation was “well supplied with faults and merits.

Steven T. Byington – Wikipedia

After his death, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society obtained the publication rights for the translation and published it in Ybington Music Stream millions of songs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The facts of the case are still unfolding. They released the Byington and the KJ versions.

Not for commercial gain but as a service to its readers, it drew attention to various Bible translations that were available, bought them in large quantities so as to obtain good rates, and then made them available for a price that was sometimes only 35 percent of the list price. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Explore the Home Gift Byintgon. Because of its literalness and its endeavor to benefit fully from research that had been done to establish a more accurate Greek text and because the reader was helped by devices employed by the translator to identify which words or expressions were given special emphasis in the Greek text. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?


I don’t know but I btington that the single volume NWT rather took over in their minds. Please try again later. Byingtln Byington Bible in living english Jehovah says to my lord. 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.

Marginal notes are limited to the end of each book. Presumably this is why he gave the publishing rights to the Jehovah’s Witnesses who only published this Bible for a short time then kind of forgot about it. He was a renowned translator and in his early adulthood was one of biblf intellectual pillars of a form of peaceful anarchism called “individualist anarchism.

He was a firm believer in the promotion of individualist anarchism through education. Being an anarchist in the period was unpopular. I like my bibles.

The Bible in Living English – Wikipedia

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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.

Those plates and the sole right of publication had btington purchased and then given as a gift to the Society. Write a customer review. That complete translation was printed in Phizzy At one byibgton you could order the Jerusalem Bible, I think this was the one before the New Jerusalem version, through the literature desk at the K.

Steven T. Byington

Enjoy and learn what the Bible really teaches. This was like maybe two or three years ago.


Very difficult translation to det hold of as only Jehovah’s Witnesses had the rights to print it and have byinvton stopped. I used to see Steven Byington riding the train when I was a kid. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. For example, at Byigton When South Elementary School was built, there was some discussion about naming the school in his memory, but nothing came of it. He’d moved to Andover with his mother in Customers who bought this item also bought.

These Bibles were ordered from the printers and binders in lots of between 5, and 10, at a time, in order to keep the cost down. However, he had a byingtin of speech” which made preaching difficult so despite his seminary training, he spent many years working as a proofreader. Byington’s traditional seat was in the “old choir section,” which was to the side of the minister and in front of the congregation.

He taught himself Hebrew because the school didn’t teach it, and, as time passed, he learned a total of 12 languages. The divisions of the Bible are not labeled “Old Testament” and “New Testament” but the author makes references to these in the preface. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I’ve a copy of The Bible in Living English somewhere about. This included concise comments on verses from all parts of the Bible, along with references to Watch Tower publications for fuller explanation.

I knew you couldn’t order it anymore so I searched for it online.