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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Bill Dalton writes a weekly column for the Andover Townsman. 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 byinvton.

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Anyway, it is an interesting translation. Views Read Edit View history. Marginal notes are limited to the end of each book. After he died inthe Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society acquired the publication rights, but the translation was not published until Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Coffee stain on corner with dirt stains on bottom. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Retrieved from ” https: Very difficult translation to det hold of as only Jehovah’s Witnesses had the rights to print bbible and have since stopped. His “letters to the editor” touched on a immense variety of subjects and were published all over the country.

JW never released the New Jerusalem Bible. I didn’t look at anything else because I was just interested in the Bible. The facts of the case are still unfolding. Jehovah’s Witnesses literature Bible translations into English books in Christianity Jehovah’s Witnesses stubs Bible translation stubs.


Good article Thanks for bjble McFarland and Company, p. An edition bibpe an enlarged appendix was published about a year later. There was a translation in English—the American Standard Version of —that used the divine name in the more than 6, places where it appeared in the sources from which the translators worked.

The Bible in Living English

They released the Byington and the KJ versions. Alongside this was the rendering of the text by British-born Benjamin Wilson, who had taken up residence in Geneva, Illinois, U. Bhington buy it up and release it then forget it?

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. Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Platformism. When I read about Byington’s translation in the Proclaimers book and then his biography online I felt bad for him. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Painstakingly trying to adhere to the original scrolls.

I knew you couldn’t order it anymore so I searched for it online. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Showing of 14 reviews. He was working on this Bible.

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

It had a link to a scanned. 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 stuttered, which likely caused him to be an avid reader and prolific writer, but may have kept him from his chosen profession, being a Congregational minister, although he spent a year and a half in theology school.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t hible a Kindle? I didn’t know it was such a collector’s item! 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. English-language translations of the Bible. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The Society was desirous of making a variety of Bible translations and related research tools readily available to as many people as possible.


So only so many copies exist. Those plates and the sole right of publication had been purchased and then given as a gift to the Society.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The binle 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! Wycliffe Middle English Bible translations. After copies already in stock had been sent out, bibld were made by the Society for more to be produced, and those became available in He was a renowned translator and in his early adulthood was one of the intellectual pillars of a form of peaceful anarchism called “individualist anarchism.

When South Elementary School was built, there was some discussion about naming the school in his memory, but nothing came of it.

Byington states in his preface: Over the course of sixty years he translated the Bible from original texts and entitled it The Bjington in Living English. Share your thoughts with other customers. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.