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Tyndale translated The Bible into English from a Latin translation; the Bible was originally written in Hebrew and Greek.

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Which books did William Tyndale translate in the Bible?

William Tyndale translated the Bible into English in 1525.


What language was the bible in the 1600?

The Bible was translated from the original languages into English in 1611 by about 50 scholarly men; but it had first been translated into English 80 years before that by William Tyndale. The original languages were Hebrew for the Old Testament and Greek for the New testament


Why is Tyndale credited with writing the first English bible when Wycliffe started the translation years before?

Wycliffe translated it into Latin, but Tyndale translated it into English.


Did William Tyndale have a family?

William Tyndale (1492-1536), English Bible translator and reformer, was born in Gloucestershire and descended from an ancient Northumbrian family. His brother, Edward Tyndale, inherited the lands of Lord Berkeley. William Tyndale himself never married before his untimely death at age 44. His niece, Margaret Tyndale, married Rowland Taylor, a well-known English Protestant martyr. For more, see David Daniell, William Tyndale: A biography, ch. 1.


What occupation did William Tyndale have before he worked on translating the Bible?

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What other language was the bible originally written in Before being translated to english?


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According to historical accounts, William Tyndale's final words were "Lord, open the King of England's eyes" just before he was executed for heresy in 1536. He is famous for his translation of the Bible into English and played a significant role in the Protestant Reformation.


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What occupation did tyndale have before he worked on translating the bible?

Grain mercant


What year was the Bible translated into English?

William Tyndale (c 1491 - 1536) made the first Protestant translation of the Bible into English. I believe that the Roman Catholic Church continued to insist that the Bible should only be read in Latin, so Tyndale's was probably the very first English translation. I do not know the exact year he completed his project. Tyndale's New Testament was fully printed in 1526, and the portions of the Old Testament were published in sections during his life but as a group in 1537, the year after his death. However, the Wycliffe translation first appeared in 1382, and there had been earlier partial translations into 7th century Old English before this.


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When were latin Bibles replaced by English Bibles?

The first Bible written in English coincided with the printing press and the period of Reformation. Before that time it was forbidden to write in any other language besides Latin from the original Hebrew and Greek. The Latin translation occured in the 4th century A.D. By St. Jerome. This was known as the vulgate. This denial brought on the Protestant Reformation. John Wycliffe (1324-1384 AD) translated the first Bible into English under special permission but this Bible was mostly forbidden to be read Martin Luther translated the Bible into the German language in 1522. The first translation of the Bible into English from the original languages, Hebrew and Greek, and the first which was printed was that of William Tyndale in 1523. Tyndale's English translation of the Bible was pioneer vision plus an independent effort. Much of his translation is used in the King James Version of 1611, The best known and the best selling Bible of all times.