Errata to the Protestant Bible or the Truth of Their English Translations Examined

Errata to the Protestant Bible or the Truth of Their English Translations Examined

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...birth; St. Stephen was full of grace;(r) why may not then our Lady be called " Full of Grace," who, as St. Ambrose says, " Only obtained the Grace which no other woman deserved, to be replenished with the Author of Grace?" If they say, the Greek word does not signify so: I must ask them, why they translate 1i7lwy.2'r@-, ($) u. cerorus, " Full of Sores," and will not translate Itsxapflupevn; Cmriosa, " Full ofGrace i" Let them tell us what difference there is in the nature and significaney of these two words. If Ulccrarus, as Beza translates it, be " Full of Sores," why is not Gratiara, as Erasmus translates it, " Full of Grace?" seeing that all such adjectives in orur signify fulness, as Periculosur, /Erumnosur, &c. as every school-boy knows. What syllable is there in this word, that seems to make it signify " Freely beloved?" Sr. Chrysostom, and the Greek Doctors, who should best know the nature of this Greek word, say, that it signifies to make gracious and acceptable. Sr. Athanasius, a Greek Doctor, says, that our Blessed Lady had this title, zrxagflwpirn, because the Holy Ghost descended into her, filling her with all graces and virtues. And St. Hierom reads Gmtia Plma, and says plainly, she was so saluted, " Full ofGrace," because she conceived him in whom all fulness of the Deity dwelt corporally.(t) (22) Again, to take from the Holy Mother of God, what honour they can, they translate, that "He (viz. Joseph) called his name Jesus." And why not she, as well as he? For in St. Luke, the Angel saith to our Lady also, " Thou shalt call his name Jesus." Have we not much more reason to think that the B. Virgin, the natural...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236487613
  • 9781236487612