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24 April 2006 @ 03:15 pm
"And he had a complete set of the Infamous Bibles, individually named from errors in typesetting."  


There have been Infamous Bibles. Except for the Charing Cross Bible and the Buggre Alle This Bible, the ones in this paragraph actually exist. The Unrighteous Bible and the Wicked Bible are as they are describe.

Discharge Bible: An edition printed in 1806 containing "discharge" for "charge" in 1Timothy 5:21: "I discharge thee before God [...] that thou observe these things [...]".

Treacle Bible: A popular name for the Bishops' Bible, 1568 because in it, Jeremiah 8:22 reads "Is there no treacle in Gilead" instead of "Is there no balm in Gilead".

Standing Fishes Bible: An edition of 1806 in which Ezekiel 47:10 reads: "And it shall come to pass that the fishes [instead of: fishers] shall stand upon it."