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A church treasure

One of St Luke’s well guarded treasures is a copy of the 1613 King James bible.

This edition is known as the great ‘HE’ Bible, famous for the mistaken reading in Ruth iii. 15, “and he went into the city” where it should read “she”.

St Luke's 1613 bible
Photo by Tony Mould
Page showing the typographical mistake
Photo by Tony Mould

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