"Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path" - "the entrance of thy words giveth light." Psalm CXIX. 105.130.
"And this is the record that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his son." I. John V.II.
The last words of William Tyndale were "Lord! Open the King of England's eyes". Within a year afterwards, a bible was placed in every parish church by the King's command.
Location. 51° 30.304′ N, 0° 7.416′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Victoria Embankment and Horse Guards Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Victoria Embankment, City of Westminster, England SW1A 2HU, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Plimsoll (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles G. Gordon CB (within shouting distance of this marker); The Viscount Portal of Hungerford (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Gurkha Soldier
More about this marker. The marker is in the southern end of Whitehall Gardens. An identically worded marker is situated by the walking path that runs in front of the memorial.
Also see . . . William Tyndale (Wikipedia). "William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tynsdale, Tindall, Tindill, Tyndall; c. 1494 – c. 6 October 1536) was an English scholar who became a leading figure in the Protestant Reformation in the years leading up to his execution. He is well known for his translation of the Bible into English....Tyndale's translation was the first English Bible to draw directly from Hebrew and Greek texts, the first English translation to use Jehovah as God's name as preferred by English Protestant Reformers, the first English translation to take advantage of the printing press, (Submitted on December 20, 2017.)
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