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  1. Miles,1488–1569, English divine: translator of the Bible into English 1535.
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Examples from the Web for coverdale

Historical Examples

  • Wedderburn and Wishart seem also to have been acquainted with Coverdale's Bible of 1535.

    The Scottish Reformation

    Alexander F. Mitchell

  • Coverdale, Ridley, Scory, and Ponet had been already disposed of.

    The Reign of Mary Tudor

    W. Llewelyn Williams.

  • It is also the reading of the old English version by Coverdale.

  • Luther and the Vulgate have omitted it, and therefore so has Coverdale.

  • Coverdale appears only to have translated from the Dutch and Latin into English.

    The Bible: what it is

    Charles Bradlaugh

British Dictionary definitions for coverdale


  1. Miles. 1488–1568, the first translator of the complete Bible into English (1535)
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