William Tyndale Quotes (45 quotes)
An answer unto sir Thomas More's dialogue (1531)
“I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, that I never altered one syllable of God's Word against my conscience, nor would do this day, if all that is in earth, whether it be honor, pleasure, or riches, might be given me.”
As quoted in the Foxe's Book of Martyrs by John Foxe
“Evangelion (that we call the gospel) is a Greek word and signifieth good, merry, glad and joyful tidings, that maketh a man's heart glad and maketh him sing, dance, and leap for joy.”
Selected Writings (2003) edited by David Daniell
Genesis 1:1; archaic spelling: In the begynnynge God created heaven and erth. - Tyndale's translations
Genesis 1:3; archaic spelling: Let there be lyghte. - Tyndale's translations
“The Lord bless thee and keep thee. The Lord make his face to shine upon thee and be merciful unto thee. The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.”
Numbers 6:24-26 - Tyndale's translations
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Tyndale
Died: 1536 (aged 52)
Bio: William Tyndale was an English scholar who became a leading figure in Protestant reform in the years leading up to his execution. He is remembered for his translation of the Bible into English. He was influenced by the work of Desiderius Erasmus, who made the Greek New Testament available in Europe, and by Martin Luther.