History of Biblical Development: A Resource of Greatsite.com (used by permission)
- 500 BC
Completion of All Original Hebrew Manuscripts which make Up The 39 Books of the Old Testament.
- 200 BC
Completion of the Septuagint Greek Manuscripts which contain The 39 Old Testament Books and 14 Apocrypha Books.
- 1st Century AD
Completion of All Original Greek Manuscripts which make Up The 27 Books of the New Testament.
- 390 AD
Jerome's Latin Vulgate Manuscripts Produced which contain All 80 Books (39 Old Testament + 14 Apocrypha + 27 New Testament).
- 500 AD
Scriptures have been Translated into Over 500 Languages.
- 600 AD
LATIN was the Only Language Allowed for Scripture.
- 995 AD
Anglo-Saxon (Early Roots of English Language) Translations of The New Testament Produced.
- 1384 AD
Wycliffe is the First Person to Produce a (Hand-Written) Manuscript Copy of the Complete Bible; All 80 Books.
- 1455 AD
Gutenberg Invents the Printing Press; Books May Now be mass-Produced Instead of Individually Hand-Written. The First Book Ever Printed is Gutenberg's Bible in Latin.
- 1516 AD
Erasmus Produces a Greek/Latin Parallel New Testament.
- 1522 AD
Martin Luther's German New Testament.
- 1525 AD
William Tyndale's New Testament; The First New Testament to be Printed in the English Language.
- 1535 AD
Myles Coverdale's Bible; The First Complete Bible to be printed in the English Language (80 Books: O.T. & N.T. & Apocrypha).
- 1537 AD
Matthews Bible; The Second Complete Bible to be Printed in English. Done by John "Thomas Matthew" Rogers (80 Books).
- 1539 AD
The "Great Bible" Printed; The First English Language Bible to be Authorized for Public Use (80 Books).
- 1560 AD
The Geneva Bible Printed; The First English Language Bible to Add Numbered Verses to Each Chapter (80 Books).
- 1568 AD
The Bishops Bible Printed; The Bible of which the King James was a Revision (80 Books).
- 1609 AD
The Douay Old Testament is added to the Rheimes New Testament (of 1582) Making the First Complete English Catholic Bible; Translated from the Latin Vulgate (80 Books).
- 1611 AD
The King James Bible Printed; Originally with All 80 Books. The Apocrypha was Officially Removed in 1885 Leaving Only 66 Books.
- 1782 AD
Robert Aitken's Bible; The First English Language Bible (a King James Version without Apocrypha) to be Printed in America.
- 1791 AD
Isaac Collins and Isaiah Thomas Respectively Produce the First Family Bible and First Illustrated Bible Printed in America. Both were King James Versions, with All 80 Books.
- 1808 AD
Jane Aitken's Bible (Daughter of Robert Aitken); The First Bible to be Printed by a Woman.
- 1833 AD
Noah Webster's Bible; After Producing his Famous Dictionary, Webster Printed his Own Revision of the King James Bible.
- 1841 AD
English Hexapla New Testament; an Early Textual Comparison showing the Greek and 6 Famous English Translations in Parallel Columns.
- 1846 AD
The Illuminated Bible; The Most Lavishly Illustrated Bible printed in America. A King James Version, with All 80 Books.
- 1885 AD
The "Revised Version" Bible; 14 Apocrypha Books removed, leaving 66 Books. The First Major English Revision of the King James Bible.
- 1901 AD
The "American Standard Version"; The First Major American Revision of the King James Bible.
- 1971 AD
The "New American Standard Bible" (NASB) is Published as a "Modern and Accurate Word for Word English Translation" of the Bible.
- 1973 AD
The "New International Version" (NIV) is Published as a "Modern and Accurate Phrase for Phrase English Translation" of the Bible.
- 1982 AD
The "New King James Version" (NKJV) is Published as a "Modern English Version Maintaining the Original Style of the King James."