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The Holy Bible in Modern Englishcommonly known as the Ferrar Fenton Biblewas an early translation of the Bible into English as spoken and written in the 19th and 20th centuries. Work on the translation was begun in by a London businessman named Ferrar Fenton — The complete Bible was first published inthough parts were published as separate volumes during the preceding 11 years.
Fenton spent approximately fifty years working on his translation, with his sole goal ‘to study the Bible absolutely in its original languages, to ascertain what its writers actually said and thought’. Fenton had acquired a great learning and understanding of ancient Sanskrit, Greek, Hebrew and Latin through being a distinguished member of the Royal Asiatic Society.
The translation is noted for a rearranging of the books of the Bible into what Fenton believed was the correct chronological order. In the Old Testamentthis order follows that of the Hebrew Bible. The Bible is described as “translated into English direct from the original Hebrew, Chaldee, and Greek languages. This was “rendered into the same metre as the original Hebrew, word by word and line by line”.
His translation of the New Testament is based on the Greek text of Westcott and Hort and was approved by many professors and theologians Fenton’s translation, 9th edition,includes an added page listing these exact authorities.
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Fenton included an introductory note to explain this ordering which reads:. The Great Teacher has here elaborated the thought and purpose of God concerning His plan of salvation by a Gift, and tenton this basis have been formulated and propagated the doctrines of the Christian faith. The record should therefore precede the Historical Narratives.
Notable as well, is Ferrar Fenton’s restoration of the Psalms into the musical verse form as close to the original as he could get.
The Psalms were, quite literally, songs, complete with instructions for the “choirmaster” as well as descriptions of the appropriate musical instruments to be used.
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Today, his translations of Psalms 23, 48, and are still sung in churches, albeit to tunes not the original. Ferrar Fenton’s Bible however is most well known for its translation of Jonah 2: Fenton also included a footnote explaining how he restored this passage to its correct meaning. Fenton also included footnotes at the bottom of many pages of his translation which aids the reader on linguistic or historical matters, as well as offering his ferrag opinion on certain topics. A lengthy note was added for example to the end of Genesis 11 which explains Fenton’s own solution to fetrar problem of the patriarchs great ages.
Fenton wrote ‘we may safely conclude that the patriarchs of such apparently incredible length of life were actually priest-chiefs of tribes, whose souls were believed to have passed from the first organizer of the tribe’.
At least 10 editions of Fenton’s translation were published in his own lifetime. He also continued to add extra notes to these editions up to An abridged version was published in under the title The Command of the Ever-Living.
Covenant Publishing Co, and reprinted in Although Ferrar Fenton’s translation never achieved great popularity and fell into obscurity, it remains in print today, now published by the small Destiny Publishers of Merrimac, Massachusettsfrom whence it is also available to download as a separate PDF file for each book of the Bible. Ferrar Fenton was a British Israelite and he dedicated his translation to ‘all those nations who have sprung from the race of the British Isles’.
Some modern branches of British Israelism lean heavily on the Ferrar Fenton translation in order to support their theories. In a retired factory worker painstakingly converted the scanned pages of Fenton’s translation fentom digital format to place on the World Wide Web.
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