-1.6 C
New York
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Home Extra 5 Most Celebrated Bible Print Typos

5 Most Celebrated Bible Print Typos

Just like any book, the Bible was written by and printed by men, but uniquely inspired by God.

There are lots of typos or print errors in biblical print editions, but these are the most celebrated ones by order of the year printed, most of which (in most pious ages) brought down the wrath of God on to the luckless printers in the form of crippling fines (their butts were fried, believe me).

1. Blessed are the placemakers, for they shall be called the children of God. (1562)

Originally: Blessed are the PEACEmakers, for they shall be called the children of God (Matthew 5.9)

Placemakers or not, we are all children of God, so far as you live by His Word.

2. Thou shall commit adultery.  (1631)

Originally: Thou shall NOT commit adultery (Exodus 20:14)

It can be imagined that amorous men and whore house owners had a field trip with this verse as evidence and proof of legitimacy. But notwithstanding, the printers (Robert Barker and Martin Lucas) were fined £300 and most of the copies were recalled immediately. It had been dubbed The Wicked Bible, Only 11 copies are known to exist today. If you really need a copy of this artifact, you can get it online for $89500. As of 2015, there are only 10 copies left at a value of $99,500.

3. The fool hath said in his heart there is a God…
Know ye not that the unrighteous shall inherit the Kingdom of God?  (1653)

Originally: The fool hath said in his heart that there is NO God (Psalm 14:1)
the printers were fined £3000, and all copies ordered destroyed.

4. Printers have persecuted me without a cause    (1702)

Originally: PRINCES have persecuted me without a cause. Psalm 119:161

Well, after reading the first three typos, I couldn’t agree more.

5. Sin on more (1716)

Originally: Sin NO more! Jeremiah 31:34

Slow down bro!, go with the second one and not the first.

iamkingsleyfhttps://kingsleyfelix.com
Blogger, Webmaster and Founder of Krafty Sprouts. I make sure things run smoothly and effectively unlike Nigeria's President Buhari. ??

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -

Most Popular

US Vacation Destinations for the Family

If you live in the United States, you know that the nation has a varied and fantastic array of national parks set aside for...

Let’s Go To The Drive-in

This week my son and I wanted to go see the newest blockbuster movie. We didn't want to deal with the crowds that show...

Considering a Vegetarian Diet?

More and more people are exploring the health and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. Some are concerned with the ethical treatment of animals. Others...

Rainy Days and Kids: Awesome Fun!

All week long there was sunshine and beautiful late spring weather. It was so warm that we even managed to walk to a spot...

Recent Comments

What Are Detox Foot Pads? on How to Stop 7 Habits That Are Not Healthy
15 Amazing Valentine Facts on Why People Don’t Buy Diamond Rings Anymore?
10 World’s Most Expensive Fountain Pens and Why They Are Expensive on Floyd Mayweather Net Worth
Top Ten Comedy Shows of All Time on Top SCI-FI Movies to Watch on Netflix
Top 7 Upcoming May 2018 Movies + Trailers on Avengers: Infinity War Has Crossed the $1 Billion Mark Worldwide
New Trailers: Ant-man and the Wasp, Robin Hood, and More on Avengers: Infinity War Has Crossed the $1 Billion Mark Worldwide
All About Older Women and Younger Men Relationships on The Real Truth Behind Demi Lovato’s Near Death Experience
25 Ways to Have A Happy Marriage on The Best Movies On Netflix Which Are Must Watch
Exercises You Can Do While Binge Watching Your Favorite Flicks on Top SCI-FI Movies to Watch on Netflix