User:David Haslam/Benjamin Blayney's 1769 KJV

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This user page is for collating information about Benjamin Blayney's 1769 Oxford Edition of the King James Bible.

Original Bibles

A scanned copy of the 1769 KJV is available at http://www.originalbibles.com/1769-king-james-bible-benjamin-blayney/

Currently this is only for the books Genesis to Jeremiah.

Pilcrows

In the original 1611 edition, even the book titles had a Pilcrow!

Non-standard spellings

Not all the spelling variations were corrected in the 1769 Oxford KJV, and spelling was not all made uniform.

Blayney's 1769 Oxford edition of the KJV still had these non-standard spellings[1] that are not found in many present KJV editions:

(this list may be incomplete)
"ancle" (Acts 3:7)
"ancles" (Ezek. 47:3)
"befal" (Deut. 31:17)
"befel" (2 Sam. 19:7)
"carelesly" (Ezek. 39:6)
"dunghil" (Luke 14:35)
"dunghils" (Lam. 4:5)
"falshood" (Ps. 144:8)
"falsly" (Gen. 21:23)
"farewel" (2 Cor. 13:11)
"fole" (Gen. 49:11)
"foles" (Gen. 32:15)
"foretel" (2 Cor. 13:2)
"grashopper" (Ecc. 12:5)
"grashoppers" (Num. 13:33)
"houshold" (Gen. 18:19)
"housholder" (Matt. 13:27)
"housholds" (Gen. 42:33)
"injoin" (Philemon 1:8)
"injoined" (Heb. 9:20)
"loath" (Job 7:16)
"milstone" (Deut. 24:6)
"milstones" (Isa. 47:2)
"shamelesly" (2 Sam. 6:20)
"sope" (Mal. 3:2)
"vallies" (1 Kings 20:28)
"waggon" (Num. 7:3)
"waggons" (Ezek. 23:24)
"wholsome" (Prov. 15:4)
"yern" (Gen. 43:30)

Non-uniform spellings

These spellings may not all still be in present KJV editions, but these were the spellings as found in the actual 1769 Oxford KJV:

(this list may be incomplete)
astonied (Ezra 9:3)			astonished (Isa. 52:14)
baken (Lev. 2:4)			baked (Num. 11:8)
builded (Neh. 3:1)			built (Neh. 3:13)
burnt (2 Kings 16:4)			burned (2 Kings 15:35)
clave (2 Kings 18:6)			cleaved (2 Kings 3:3)
clift (Exod. 33:22)			clefts (Isa. 2:21)
dwelled (Gen. 13:12)			dwelt (Gen. 13:18)
endued (Gen. 30:20)			endow (Exod. 22:16)
enflaming (Isa. 57:5)			inflame (Isa. 5:11)
fetcht (Gen. 18:7)			fetched (1 Sam. 7:1)
flotes (2 Chron. 2:16)			floats (1 Kings 5:9)
fole (Gen. 49:11)			foal (Matt. 21:5)
forsomuch (Luke 19:9)			forasmuch (Isa. 8:6)
grey (Prov. 20:29)			gray (Deut. 32:25)
hewed stone (2 Kings 12:12)		hewn stone (2 Kings 22:6)
hungred (Luke 6:3)			hungered (Luke 4:2)
injoined (Heb. 9:20)			enjoined (Esther 9:31, Job 36:23)
instructer (Gen. 4:22)			instructor (Rom. 2:20)
loaden (Isa. 46:1)			laden (Matt. 11:28)
lothe (Exod. 7:18)			loathe (Job 7:16)
mixt (Num. 11:4)			mixed (Exod. 12:38)
utter (Ezek. 40:31, 42:1, 47:2)		outer (Ezek. 10:5)
overflown (Dan. 11:22)			overflowed (Ps. 78:20)
pilled (Gen. 30:38)			peeled (Isa. 18:2)
pluckt (Gen. 8:11)			plucked (Luke 6:1)
rasor (Jud. 16:17, Ezek. 5:1)		razor (Num. 6:5)
ravin (Gen. 49:27)			ravening (Ezek. 22:27)
scepter (Gen. 49:10, Num. 24:17)	sceptre (Ps. 45:6)
scull (Jud. 9:53)			skull (Matt. 27:33)
shaked (Ps. 109:25)			shook (Ps. 77:18)
Sion (Ps. 65:1)				Zion (Ps. 69:35)
sith (Ezek. 35:6)			since (Jer. 23:38)
spued (Lev. 18:28)			spewing (Hab. 2:16)
straight (1 Sam. 13:6)			strait (2 Sam. 24:14)
strake (Acts 27:17)			struck (2 Sam. 12:15)
stript (Gen. 37:23)			stripped (Exod. 33:6)
sycomores (Isa. 9:10)			sycamore (Ps. 78:47, Amos 7:14, Luke 19:4)
throughly (Gen. 11:3)			thoroughly (Exod. 21:19, 2 Kings 11:18)
travel (Num. 20:14, Lam. 3:5)		travail (Exod. 18:8)
unwashen (Matt. 15:20)			washed (Matt. 27:24)
vallies (Ezek. 6:3)			valleys (Num. 24:6)
wonderously (Jud. 13:19)		wondrously (Joel 2:26)
yern (Gen. 43:30)			yearned (1 Kings 3:26)

Notes:

  1. http://bibleversiondiscussionboard.yuku.com/topic/5091/Nonstandard-spellings-in-Blayneys-1769-Oxford-KJV

Variant wordings

The following is a list of verses, listing some of the differences between the various KJV editions.[1]

Several of these are distinctly Cambridge spellings rather than Oxford spellings.

(this list may be incomplete)
Verse 1769 Oxford edition Other editions
Gen 10:7 Sabtechah Sabtecha, Sabtecah
Gen 46:12 Zarah Zerah, Serah
Gen 47:6 any men any man
Lev 11:10 and scales or scales
Lev 13:29 have a plague hath a plague
Lev 15:33 that is unclean which is unclean
Num 3:13 shall they be they shall be
Num 9:18 in their tents in the tents
Num 20:5 or of vines or vines
Num 30:8 disallowed disallow
Deu 23:25 corn of thy neighbour corn of thy neighbours
Deu 27:12 Gerizim Gerizzim
Jos 10:1,3 Adonizedec Adonizedek
Jos 11:2; 12:3        Chinneroth Cinneroth
Jos 19:2 and Sheba or Sheba
Jos 19:19 Haphraim Hapharaim
1Sa 31:2 Melchishua Malchishua
2Sa 21:21 Shimeah Shimea
2Sa 23:37 Nahari Naharai
1Ch 2:47 Gesham Geshan
1Ch 7:1 Shimrom Shimron
2Ch 16:6 was building was a building
2Ch 33:19 all his sins all his sin
2Ch 34:10 amend mend
Ezr 2:2 Mizpar Mispar
Ezr 4:10 Asnapper Asnappar
Psa 24:3 or who shall stand and who shall stand
Psa 115:3 whatsoever he hath pleased        whatsoever he pleased
Psa 141:9 the snares the snare
Psa 148:8 vapours vapour
Pro 25:24 the corner a corner
Isa 51:16 and I have covered and have covered
Jer 16:2 or daughters nor daughters
Jer 34:16 whom he had set whom ye had set
Eze 11:24 in a vision in vision
Nah 3:16 fleeth flieth
Mar 6:7 he called he calleth
Joh 11:34 They said unto him They say unto him
Acts 18:5 pressed in the spirit pressed in spirit
Acts 19:19 of them also also of them
1Co 10:29 of the other of the other's
2Pe 1:9 see afar off see far off

Archaic words

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See also

  • CrossWire KJV – About the CrossWire KJV module.
  • KJV 2.6 – DM's page covering recommended changes to the KJV module.