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PUBLISHED BY WELLS AND LILLY.
THE EDINBURGH or QUARTERLY REVIEW, will be sent to any part of the United States, by mail, upon the publishers receiving a remittance of one year's subscription, ($5)
ART. I.—1. An Historical and Critical Enquiry into the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures, with Remarks on Mr. Bellamy's New Translation. By J. W. Whittaker, M.A. Fellow of St. John's, Cambridge.
2. A New Translation of the Holy Bible. Part II. By John Bellamy.
3. Reasons in favour of a new Translation of The Holy Scriptures. By Sir James Bland Burges, Bart.
4. A vindication of our Authorized Translation and Translators of the Bible in answer to Objections of Mr. John Bellamy and Sir James Bland Burges. By the Rev. H. J. Todd, M.A. 5. Supplement to an Historical and Critical Enquiry into the Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures, with Remarks on Mr. Bellamy's New Translation. By J. W. Whittaker, M.A. Fellow of St. John's, Cambridge.
WH WHEN we last called the attention of the public to Mr. Bellamy's, New Translation,' we pledged ourselves not to betray our duty by remaining in silence, while he or any one else was attempting to degrade the Bible, by capricious and ill-founded interpretations, tending to the perversion of its sacred truths.
Several circumstances have occurred which induce us to redeem this pledge without further delay. In the first place, it appears that, whatever may be the present opinion of the public respecting Mr. Bellamy's qualifications, he has not yet been led to form a just estimate of them himself: for, notwithstanding all that has passed, he has published a second part of his translation in the same style with the first. In this he commits the same blunders; displays the same ignorance of the plainest principles of Hebrew; exhibits the same vulgar and incomprehensible jargon; repeats the same exploded falsehoods; and treats with the same insolence the learned persons who framed our present authorized translation. In the next place, a clearer proof has been afforded, than we were prepared so soon to expect, of the advantage which the infidel is ready to take of his perversions. When Carlile was lately indicted for publishing Paine's Age of Reason, he asked, (prudently enough for his own purposes.) in reference to the position that the Bible is sanctioned by the common law of the land, what Bible is meant, VOL. XXIII. NO. 46.-Q. R. 37 whether