Section 6. The First Printed Bibles

48. Wicked Bible, 1631

Museum of the Book, London

The so-called Wicked Bible, printed in 1631, was a King James Bible with a terribly unfortunate typo omitting the word NOT for the 7th Commandment reading; “Thou shalt commit adultery” illustrating mistakes were made and mass-produced after the invention of printing.
The so-called Wicked Bible, printed in 1631, was a King James Bible with a terribly unfortunate typo omitting the word NOT for the 7th Commandment reading; “Thou shalt commit adultery” illustrating mistakes were made and mass-produced after the invention of printing.