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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He was working on this Bible. This translation has a fascinating history. He said “Anarchism has undertaken to change men’s minds in one point by removing their faith in force” Quasi-Invasion and the Boycott in Liberty, X, 2.

I didn’t know it was such a collector’s item! English-language translations of the Bible. 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. He had a long beard, making him look taller than his medium height, wore sneakers but never a hat and always had a book bag over his shoulder.

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Byington and the New World Translation

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. A one-time proponent of Georgist minarchismhe converted to individualist anarchism after associating with Benjamin Tucker. The Witnesses wanted to help people to get to know the personal name, as well as the purpose, of its divine author, Jehovah God.

Apart from a few other releases back around Webarchive template wayback links All stub articles. Young man, your interpretation of the passage is incorrect.


This was like maybe two or three years ago. He was active at the Union Congregational Church of Ballard Vale, where he served as clerk and church historian untilwhen the church merged with the Methodist Episcopal Church to form the Ballardvale United Church.

Definately one that’s worth getting hold of.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In, first editions were published, the next year 50, second editions were published. The Bible in Living English tends to be literal in its translation, and is rather straightforward, lacking the literary beauty of several other translations.

Ideas and Teachings of Seven Major Thinkers. 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. Views Read Edit View history.

I don’t know but I think that the single volume NWT rather took over in their minds. I didn’t look at anything else because I was just interested in the Bible.

Great Bible to read even the way the print is like reading a regular book. He’d moved to Andover with his mother in The following is excerpted from Wikipedia: When I asked Walter Bagnall why he thought Byington was a great man he responded that Byington overcame a handicap severe stuttering without a trace of bitterness and found a way to make a substantial contribution to society in spite of it. Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Platformism. To take a stand for what he believed in, despite the prevailing opposition to anarchism, was admirable byingtoj I think, one of the marks of greatness.

English Choose a language for shopping. Maybe this is why Thoreau is famous and Byington bilbe not. The word “God” is capitalized when referring to Jesus Christ, and its punctuation clearly identifies Christ as God.

Others knew of him because of a feature article in the Andover Townsman that highlighted Byington and the 40 years he’d spent translating the Bible into modern English. 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.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Buy the selected items together This item: 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. Byington states in his preface: Please try again later. It was in that direct reference to the Bible was officially included in the name bib,e the legal corporation then being used by the Bible Students in their publishing work.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. 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. The Bible in Living English. Sorry to reduce this interesting thread to mere money. Languages Bahasa Indonesia Polski Edit links. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As ofa total of 1, of these Bibles had been produced.

Steven T. Byington

There was a translation in English—the American Standard Version of —that bykngton the divine name in the more than 6, places where it appeared in the sources from which the translators worked. JW never released the New Jerusalem Bible. Those plates and the sole right of publication had been purchased and then given as a gift to the Society.