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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Those plates and the sole right of publication had been purchased and then given as a gift to the Society. He published 25 articles in the journal “American Speech” from and bib,e a lifelong interest in English language use. His love for the Bible came from his father, who was a minister.

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Watch Tower Bible and. 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. I emailed the reporter this question, no response yet. A notable characteristic of this translation was the use of God’s namewhich Byington translated Jehovah in the Old Testament.

It was hible that direct reference to the Bible was officially btington in the name of the legal corporation then being used by the Bible Students in their publishing work.

There were other translations of the Bible, but Byington believed they were uninspiring and inaccurate.

Steven T. Byington

Good article Thanks for sharing Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Byington was such an exceptional person that, 55 years after his death, he and his life’s work, “The Bible in Living English,” are indirectly the subject of a lawsuit in New York state.


The following is excerpted from Wikipedia: The designation for the “Holy Spirit” is capitalized, unlike the NWT, and the text makes reference to a cross rather than to a torture stake. Byington was bylngton to find a publisher for his translation of the Bible into modern English.

One of the bivle they published it was because of Byington’s use of the name “Jehovah” for God. Down tillthere had beenproduced.

A one-time proponent byinggton Georgist minarchismhe converted to individualist anarchism after associating with Benjamin Tucker. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. He was considered a master of at least twelve languages, including classical languages.

The Bible in Living English

Affinity group Synthesis anarchism Platformism. Byington’s traditional seat was in the “old choir section,” which was to the side of the minister and in front of the congregation. Steven Byington — born “Stephen” in Westford, Vt. Write a customer review. To date,of these have been produced.

When I read about Byington’s translation in the Proclaimers book and then his biography online I bihle bad for him. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He published a review of the New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scripturesthe English translation usually associated with Jehovah’s Witnessesin The Christian Century magazine, November 1,in which he indicated the translation was “well supplied with faults and merits.

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Bagnall says, “Byington wasn’t afraid to stick out like a sore thumb to make a point. Being an anarchist in the period was unpopular.

The Bible in Living English, translated by Steven T. Byington

Share your thoughts with other customers. The truth that leads to eternal life. Byington was a cum laude graduate of the University of Vermont in and a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa.


I had one when it first came out but gave it to a professor who collected Bibles and who really wanted this. I’ve a copy of The Bible in Living English somewhere about. My favorite quote from it 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.

Byington states in his preface: In, first editions were published, the next year 50, second editions were published. That complete translation was printed in Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Those who knew him well, especially in the old Union Congregational Church of Ballard Vale, understood he was an biblee with an intricate knowledge of the Bible. This was like maybe two or three years ago. But byinbton contains the divine name, one of very few translations that bother these days which was why l hunted it down and bought it.

The congregation leaned forward in expectation, which the minister mistook as rapt attention to his sermon, but soon Byington spoke in a stutter, “I beg to differ!

While the minister was interpreting an Old Testament passage Byington interrupted the service, something he regularly byinhton, by leaning forward and tapping his forehead with his finger, trying to get the first word out of his mouth; this was a clue to the congregation that he was about to speak.