From oops to ka-ching: 17th-century ‘Sinners’ Bible’ headed for auction block

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“The Sinners' Bible," which contains a misprint amending the Seventh Commandment (Exodus 20:14) to “Thou shalt commit adultery” instead of “Thou shalt not commit adultery."

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“The Sinners' Bible," which contains a misprint amending the Seventh Commandment (Exodus 20:14) to “Thou shalt commit adultery” instead of “Thou shalt not commit adultery."

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CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Bids are expected to top 16,000 British pounds (or $24,727) for one of the few surviving copies of what’s been called “The Sinners' Bible.”