William Tyndale

William Tyndale

Nationality: English

Occupation: Clergyman

Biography: 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.

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Source/Notes: Genesis 1:1; archaic spelling: In the begynnynge God created heaven and erth. - Tyndale's translations
William Tyndale

“Let there be light.”

- William Tyndale

Source/Notes: Genesis 1:3; archaic spelling: Let there be lyghte. - Tyndale's translations
Source/Notes: Genesis 4:9 - Tyndale's translations

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William Tyndale

“The signs of the times.”

- William Tyndale

Source/Notes: Matthew 16:3 - Tyndale's translations