St Luke's Prestonville

A church treasure

By Jennifer Drury

One of St Luke's well guarded treasures is a copy of the 1613 King James bible.

This edition is known as the great 'HE' Bible, famous for the mistaken reading in Ruth iii. 15, "and he went into the city" where it should read "she".

Photo:St Luke's 1613 bible

St Luke's 1613 bible

Photo by Tony Mould

Photo:Page showing the typographical mistake

Page showing the typographical mistake

Photo by Tony Mould

This page was added on 27/08/2010.

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