In 1631, two English printers were heavily fined for committing an error while printing copies of the King James Bible. What was the unfortunate mistake?

Answer: They accidentally omitted the word ‘not’ in Exodus 20:14, which thus read ‘thou shalt commit adultery.’ The copies printed were dubbed the ‘Wicked Bible.’

Source: Bible – The Story of the King James Version 1611-2011 by Gordon Campbell

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