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The Self-Interpreting Bible : containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testaments, translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

Contributor(s): Brown, John, 1754-1832 | Hodge, Allen, and Campbell.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New-York : Printed by Hodge and Campbell, and sold at their respective Book Stores, M.DCC.XCIIDescription: [492] leaves, [20] leaves of plates : ill., map ; 43 cm.Other title: Brown's Bible [Spine title].Uniform titles: Bible. English. Authorized. 1792 Subject(s): Early printed books -- 18th century
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1792 BIBL (Browse shelf) Not for loan 30092100821934
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"To which are annexed marginal references and illustrations; an exact summary of the several books, a paraphrase on the most obscure or important parts, an analysis of the contents of each chapter, explanatory notes, and Evangelical reflections by the late Reverend John Brown ..."

Spine title: Brown's Bible.

On spine: 1792.

The earliest edition of the Bible printed in New York.

The King James Version.

Without the O.T. Apocrypha.

The N.T. has special title page.

Text printed in double column, verse form, single rule down center of page; verse nos. indented in matching type. Title centered at top of page, with running heads. Chapter summaries in italics. References in margins and notes at the bottom of the page separated from text by single rule.

Includes: "The Author's Address"; "An Introduction to the Right Understanding of the Oracles of God"; "Appendix of Weights, Monies ..."; "The Names and Order of all the Books ..."; O.T.; N.T.; "An Alphabetical Table ..."; "List of the Names of the Subscribers ..."

The first name on the subscribers' list: George Washington.

Text ends on 3X 2 b.

United Bible Societies language: English.

Herbert, 1369.

Old classification 10

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