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Bible, which appeared in 1560, the so-called Geneva Bible, also known as the Breeches Bible from its rendering of Gen., iii, 7, "they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves breeches".
The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner 1840-1916 1913
"But," added the king, "it must be without marginal notes, for the Geneva Bible is the worst for them, full of seditious conceits; Asa is censured for _only deposing_ his mother for idolatry, and not _killing_ her."
From the beginning, the Geneva Bible was a study Bible, richly annotated and illustrated.
Before the introduction into Scotland of what is called the Geneva Bible, the translation of
The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning Hugh Binning 1640
The Geneva Bible was the version used by Shakespeare and the Pilgrim fathers; it also came to America on the Mayflower.
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It matters, for example, that we call the "Geneva Bible" the Geneva Bible, and that we have some ideas about what that means to readers.
Archive 2007-06-01 Bardiac 2007
"The changes made in the Geneva Bible were the adoption of Roman type instead of the black letter, in which all English
The Scottish Reformation Its Epochs, Episodes, Leaders, and Distinctive Characteristics Alexander F. Mitchell
This is somewhat surprising, inasmuch as the Puritans' preferred English Bible, the Geneva Bible, was by far the most-used and best-selling translation of the time.
How We Got the Best-Selling Book of All Time Leland Ryken 2011
The first New England settlers used the Geneva Bible as a text that appealed to non-conformist congregations.
How the King James Bible shaped the English language Robert McCrum 2010
There were actually three Bibles that Forbes and DeMint wanted added to the Capitol Visitors Center exhibit -- the Lincoln Bible, an exhibit about the Geneva Bible used by the Pilgrims, and the 1782 Aitken Bible -- all of which were among the many religious items and changes requested prior to the election of Barack Obama.