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Title page of Herrey's concordance


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Reference:
U of Saskatchewan library catalogue

Author: Herrey, Robert

Title: Two right profitable and fruitful Concordances, or large and ample Tables Alphabeticallf

Imprint: London: Robert Barker

Date: 1615

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Location: University of Saskatchewan Library

Rights Holder: University of Saskatchewan Library

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Notes:
Robert F. Herrey's, concordance dated 1578 was bound with the Geneva Bible.[3] The Herrey concordance sets forward three purposes. One purpose seems to set the prooftext goal of his and all later concordances: "I have likewise by themselves placed all, and as many proper and useful English words, as are contained in the same Bible, conducing to the finding out of the most fittest sentences, and best common places, tending to the proving or verifying of any article and doctrine, concerning our Christian faith and Religion, or belonging to any other godly or necessary instruction: so as if thou would understand what is to be learned in the Scriptures touching God or his power, his wisdom, or his love, his mercy, or his truth, his justice, his promises, his plagues, or his punishments" (emphasis mine). Herrey then appends a long list of who can benefit by understanding various doctrines and ideas.
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The Bible : translated according to the Hebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages : with most profitable annotations upon all the hard places, and other things of great importance, as may appeare in the epistle to the reader : and also a most profitable concordance for the readie finding out any thing in the same conteined