Does Luther's Great Gloss (faith ALONE) persist in ANY Bible today?

Luther added the word “alone” to Romans 3:28 and invented a whole new system of theology (Sola Fide) based on this adulteration.

Luther strongly defended his gloss, although just eight years after the publication of his December Bible a Low German translation of Hieronymus Emser’s parallel work (without the gloss) largely supplanted Luther’s efforts.

I wonder, though, if there is ANY edition of the Bible that is in print today which includes the gloss. I have checked thirty (30) different translations (both Catholic and protestant) and have not found any.

Does anyone know of ANY Bible ANYWHERE which is in print today that actually includes Luther’s gloss?

[quote=DavidFilmer]I wonder, though, if there is ANY edition of the Bible that is in print today which includes the gloss. I have checked thirty (30) different translations (both Catholic and protestant) and have not found any.

Does anyone know of ANY Bible ANYWHERE which is in print today that actually includes Luther’s gloss?
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I would say that you’ve already answered your own question, at least as concerns English Bibles (I assume that’s what you’re talking about).

I checked my other-language Bibles; these do not have the “only:” Spanish (four translations), Norwegian (two translations), Swedish, Russian (two translations), Arabic, and French (two translations; well, one of them was a Catholic translation, and I certainly wouldn’t have expected it there :stuck_out_tongue: )

I found it interesting that the modern German “Good News” Bible still had the “allein”.

DaveBj

As long as it is a Martin Luther translation, it is gonna have it in there. But then again, I haven’t seen any relatively new editions.

The English “Good News Bible” (TEV) has the word “alone” in Rom 3:28.

I understand that there were a couple of pre-Reformation Italian translations that also included the word “alone.” I believe I heard this from R. C. Sproul.

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