Definition of Great Bible in English:

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Great Bible


The edition of the English Bible that Thomas Cromwell ordered in 1538 to be set up in every parish church in England. It was the work of Miles Coverdale and was first issued in 1539.

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Syllabification: Great Bi·ble

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