William Tyndale

Book Review – William Tyndale: A Biography

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by David Daniell
Yale University Press 2001
Paperback 440

David Daniell’s wonderful book, William Tyndale: A Biography, tells Tyndale’s story very well. Tyndale was the man raised up by God to give us a real translation of the Bible in English from the original Greek and Hebrew text for the first time in history. Before Tyndale, there was no real English Bible. Others, such as John Wycliffe, produced translations from the Latin. Tyndale was different; he gave us the entire New Testament in English directly from the Greek text. He finished a good portion of the Old Testament (Genesis - 2 Chronicles, and Jonah) before he was betrayed by a vile and treacherous fiend and martyred for his faith in Jesus Christ. Daniel Daniell wrote and explained:

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