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 word “God” is bibble when referring to Jesus Christ, and its punctuation clearly identifies Christ as God. For God so loved the world that he gave his only son that everyone who believes in him might not perish but have eternal life. Showing of 14 reviews.

Byington’s traditional seat was in the “old choir section,” which was to the side of the minister and in front of the byihgton. Watch Tower Bible and. To date,of these have been produced.

The Bible in Living English

Please try again later. The divisions of the Bible are not labeled “Old Testament” and “New Testament” but the author makes buington to these in the preface. Anyway, it is an interesting translation. Those plates and the sole right of publication had been purchased and then given as a gift to gyington Society.


Great Bible to read even the way the print is like reading a regular book. I own a second edition, and it is a beautiful version of the Bible. The first one thus produced was The Emphatic Diaglott, the plates for which had been owned by the Society for 24 years.

While the minister was interpreting an Old Testament passage Byington interrupted the service, something he regularly did, by leaning forward and tapping his forehead with his finger, trying to get the first word out of his mouth; this was a clue to the congregation that he was about to speak.

Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. One of the reasons they published it was because of Byington’s use of the name “Jehovah” for God. Painstakingly trying to adhere to the original scrolls.

The young student later returned to Ballard Vale gible the regular minister, and the two men became fast friends. After copies already in stock had been sent out, arrangements were made by the Society for more to be produced, and those became available in After all, an article titled, ‘The Attributive Noun Becomes Cancerous,’ which Byington wrote for American Speech in October,wouldn’t have been the most engaging reading by any means.

Get to Know Us. He worked so hard on it, and the least I could do was buy it. Byington was such an exceptional person that, 55 byingtton 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. A feature that led the Jehovah’s Witnesses to byingtno this translation is the rendering of the name of God as Jehovah. He’d finished the translation inafter working on it for 40 years.


Sorry to reduce this interesting thread to mere money. He was a firm believer in the promotion of individualist anarchism through education.

Byington was unable to find a publisher for his translation of the Bible into modern English. 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.

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It was 36 years after it first undertook publishing Bibles that the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society byingtoon and bound a Bible in its own factory. This article about translation of the Bible is a stub.

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He began a “Letter Writing Corps” in which targeted specific individuals, including newspapers, to familiarize others with the philosophical doctrine.

What is highly important is to keep it clear that this is a personal name.