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Glen Scrivener notes how much of the King James Version owes to a man who, after being condemned as a heretic, was strangled and his body burnt:

Computer analysis has revealed that more than three quarters of the King James Version can be traced directly to Tyndale (83% of the NT and 76% of the OT) . . . . The King James Version is sometimes called ‘the greatest book written by committee.’ And I suppose there is something to celebrate about that. Yet, for the most part, those 47 scholars, working in peace and prosperity, could not improve on the work of a young evangelical who gave his liberty and his life for the gospel.

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(Via: Justin Taylor )

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