I said who translated it. That means more than their names. Who were these people?
Masters of the language?
How can I state it any more clearly ?
thirteen were masters of the Hebrew language, and ten had mastered Greek.
I said who translated it
. Jw's know all about commitee's these are a body of three Elders that disfellowship poeple,
when they do disfellowship I don't believe they read their names from the platform .....right ?
Does this mean if you personally don't know each Elders name you will not honor their commitee decision ?
Edward Lively headed the committee which translated I Chronicles through the Song of Solomon;
George Abbott oversaw the committee working on the Gospels, Acts and the Book of Revelation;
John Reynolds and Miles Smith chaired the committee responsible for the Books of Isaiah through Malachi
Who were these people?Edward Livel
y (1545 – May 1605) was an English linguist and biblical scholar
. He studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became a Fellow, He was Regius Professor of Hebrew from 1575 to 1605. His published works include Latin expositions of some of the minor prophets, as well as a work on the chronology of Persian monarchs.
John Bois (sometimes spelled Boys) (January 3, 1560 – January 14, 1643) was an English scholar, remembered mainly as one of the members of the translating committee for the Authorized Version of the Bible. He should not be confused with John Boys, Dean of Canterbury from 1619 to 1625.
William Bedwell (1561 – May 5, 1632 near London) was an English priest and scholar, specializing in Arabic and other "oriental" languages as well as in mathematics.
Bedwell was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He served the Anglican Church as Rector of St Ethelburga's Bishopsgate and Vicar of All Hallows, Tottenham (known at the time as Tottenham High Cross) from 1607. He was the author of the first local history of the area, A Briefe Description of the Towne of Tottenham
Lancelot Andrewes (1555 – 25 September 1626) was an English bishop and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, Ely and Winchester and oversaw the translation of the Authorized Version (or King James Version) of the Bible. In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festival