William Godwin's Diary

Texts Godwin Read


Pentateuch (24  November  1791) Pentateuch. redaction of diverse sources in 4th century B.C.; edited by the Jewish Masoretes from c. 600 A.D. to 10th century
Conjecture that WG reads the Pentateuch rather than commentary on it.
WG's sale catalog lists several editions of the Bible:
Bible, with Apocrypha, Chr. Barker, 1597.
Bible, newly translated, Norton and Bill, 1620.
Bible, newly translated, Camb. 1773.

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