The King James Bible Contained the Apocrypha? DO TELL! Much to the chagrin of King James Only advocates, it isn’t just Catholic and Orthodox Bibles that include the Apocrypha. The early editions of the King James Bible, including the revered 1611 KJV, also contained the Apocrypha. It is a part of our history, and despite […]
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HOW THE SEPTUAGINT CORRECTS THE MASORETIC TEXT
Does the LXX Ever Fill in the Gaps Left by the MT? Summary: Textual Criticism Is NOT Just a Tool for Those Who Doubt the Authority and Inerrancy of the Bible’s Autographs. It is the means by which we have confidence that the written word we have is the Word of God. Historical Evangelicalism does […]
THE 47 SCHOLARS WHO TRANSLATED THE SCRIPTURES AND CREATED THE KING JAMES VERSION TELL US WHAT WE SHOULD BELIEVE ABOUT THIS BIBLE
THE KING JAMES BIBLE PREFACE: AN AFFIRMATION OF THE PREMISES HELD BY ITS 47 TRANSLATORS. This post is taken from Appendix 1 of REBOOTING THE BIBLE. My assumption: It matters what the 47 scholars who did the translating from Hebrew and Greek into the King James Version asserted about their work. If they acclaimed it […]
IS THE KING JAMES BIBLE AN INSPIRED TRANSLATION, MORE ACCURATE THAN THE ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPHS IN HEBREW AND GREEK?
Within evangelicalism is a sizeable group of believers who assert that the King James Version (KJV) is the only version of the Bible that should be used by Bible-believing Christians. They argue this point for a number of reasons which we will explore in a series of posts over the next week or two. The […]
DO WE BELIEVE THE BIBLE TEACHES TRUE HISTORY, ALL THE WAY BACK TO GENESIS 1?
THE TOPIC IS THE BIBLE’S HISTORICAL ACCURACY: WHETHER ITS OLDEST STORIES ARE TRUE HISTORY. “History would be a wonderful thing, if only it were true” (Leo Tolstoy). Why We Need to Reboot the Bible When it comes to the question of origins, Christians believe that we have the inside track in this quest. And […]
IS AN INERRANT KING JAMES BIBLE HOW GOD PRESERVES HIS WORD FOR US?
IS THE KING JAMES BIBLE THE ONLY BIBLE THAT PRESENTS GOD’S WORD? For some, the mandatory usage of The King James Bible is a hedge against secularism and apostasy. In our world today, many conservative churches continue to argue vehemently that the KJV is the only trustworthy source, for it is the only Bible deemed to […]