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  Quartz Hill School of Theology
This article will present an example of the sort of arguments used by those who believe that the KJV is the only acceptable translation, followed by a point by point refutation and a demonstration of the inferiority of the text of the KJV and its many errors of translation.
The purpose of the article is to help those who have been exposed to the KJV only position and been confused by it, but who have not yet swallowed it and built their life and faith upon it.
The KJV was an acceptable translation in 1611; however, not only has the English language changed substantially, but our understanding of the original languages and the textual evidence has improved to such an extent that in point of fact, the KJV is currently one of the worst translations available.
www.theology.edu /journal/volume1/tr.htm   (6123 words)

 The KJV Verses KJV Onlyism : Was the KJV Attacked First or the Modern Versions?
Some KJV Onlyists twist the rejection of, or at least the disdain for, the Textus Receptus in the late 19th century as being some sort of an "attack" on the KJV, when, in reality, it was no such thing.
KJV Onlyists, who are often in a state of paranoid delusion, construe anything and everything to be "anti KJV" and will not hesitate to connect it to conspiratorial plots.
The KJV Onlyists were the ones who began trying to push their version opinions on the masses by printing numerous books and tracts and by posting anti- modern version information on the web, all for the express purpose of getting Christians to doubt, and to stop using, modern versions.
lionofjudah.tribulationforces.com /articles/kjvo/first.html   (1140 words)

 The KJV Controversy
The KJV controversy is a massive subject, in which, literally thousands of arguments may be used by advocates of the KJV translation to "prove" their point.
KJV advocates, who praise the original 1611 KJV Bible (with its Apocryphal writings) and condemn the NKJV because of its triquetra symbol, are hypocrites, especially when they set the 1611 KJV up as the standard.
Again, the KJV testifies that this is a legitimate translation in Matthew 8:6, 8, 13; 14:2; Luke 1:54, 69; 7:7; 12:45; 15:26 in which the same Greek word (pais) is translated "servant." In fact, in Matthew 12:18 it is translated "servant" and it is speaking of Christ.
www.atruechurch.info /kjv.html   (5250 words)

 The KJV-Only Debate
In John 10:16, the KJV translates the Greek word "poimnee" as "fold" when it should be "flock" as it is translated everywhere else it occurs in the NT.
In Ex 20:13, the KJV gives the sixth commandment as "Thou shalt not kill!" This has been the source of a great deal of ridicule and damage by liberals who use it to assert that God and the Israelites were hypocrites, since they killed thousands of their enemies.
Where the language of the KJV often discourages the modern reader from completing a course of bible study, a translation like the New Living Translation, with whatever flaws it may have, actually encourages the reader to keep at it until the goal is reached.
mysite.verizon.net /oaktonbaptistchurch/html/biblestudies/bs_Is_the_KJV_the_only_valid_translation.htm   (4035 words)

KJV: And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto Gentiles, believed on in the world.
KJV: And the Scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.
KJV: For angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
www.webspawner.com /users/kjvonly1/index.html   (1229 words)

 The KJV-Only Position
The idea that the KJV is as good as the autographs is therefore a doctrinal innovation and, like any innovation touching the fundamentals of the faith, should be viewed with grave suspicion.
The grounds for alleging that the translators of the KJV had recourse to perfect texts in the original languages is, again, the so-called doctrine of preservation.
Clinging to the KJV is a violation of the fundamental Protestant principle that every man deserves a Bible in his native tongue.
www.themoorings.org /doctrine/issues/versions/KJV.html   (3369 words)

 Bible Tract: What about the KJV?
The KJV is a fine version, perhaps the greatest single accomplishment in the history of Bible translation.
The effort to push people back to the KJV is not a movement in favor of the authority of the Bible, but is rather against it.
In addition, while the KJV was an excellent translation based on the knowledge of its time, new manuscripts and new linguistic discoveries have been made since then that have clarified many passages that were unclear.
www.participatorystudyseries.com /kjv.shtml   (1089 words)

 The KJV Verses KJV Onlyism : Why Do Modern Version Users Criticize the KJV?
Regardless of who began attacking what first, the KJV onlyist should not be misrepresenting someone else's position by insisting that MVUs "attack" the KJV, nor does it make it excusable for them to deride the NIV and other modern versions.
KJV Onlyists tend to believe, or their view point necessitates, that the KJV is exempt from the same problems that inflict other versions.
The KJV is a part of that history, with no special immunity given to it by God to keep it from the same difficulties that other versions have.
lionofjudah.tribulationforces.com /articles/kjvo/why.html   (1113 words)

 King James Version
Such attitudes have led some of the supporters of the KJV to condemn all other translations of the Bible as either inferior, or the intentional efforts of "Satan and his servants" to subvert the Word of God.
The most obvious positive quality of the KJV is the beauty of its language, and the dignity of its expression (at least to our modern day ears; it probably did not have that same effect upon its original readers in 17th century England).
Even the KJV translators themselves wrote, "variety of translations is profitable for the finding out of the sense of the Scriptures." Such a limited view also does not take into consideration all the other languages of the world.
www.zianet.com /maxey/Ver1.htm   (5306 words)

 King James Version Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible, traditionally the principal English translation.
The KJV is considered one of the masterpieces of early modern English literature, although most modern readers find the language a bit dated and occasionally opaque.
One thing to note about the names of the books in the KJV, particularly if you are linking to the files here: the KJV books called 1, 2, 3 and 4 Kings are called Samuel 1 and 2, and Kings 1 and 2 respectively in other versions and translations.
www.sacred-texts.com /bib/kjv/index.htm   (126 words)

 IBSS - The Bible - King James Version
There is the "Wicked Bible" edition of the KJV where "not" is omitted from the seventh commandment saying, "thou shalt commit adultery." William Kilburne in 1659 found 20,000 errors in six different KJV's.
In Deuteronomy 33:17 it says the unicorn has "horns" plural, so the KJV solved this problem by translating "unicorn" as plural "unicorns." It is an unfortunate translation of the Hebrew "reem" which means "wild ox" (BDB, 910b).
The KJV uses the term "dragon" which comes from the Greek word drakon which means "serpent." It refers to a monster with a scaly snake like body.
www.bibleandscience.com /bible/kjv.htm   (2313 words)

 KJV Only? (King James Version Bible)
Also, if one claims the original 1611 KJV is the only inspired, infallible Word of God, he is claiming that Purgatory is true, since the Apocrypha was included in the 1611 version and it teaches Purgatory (2 Maccabees 12:45).
I have also heard it stated that an advocate of the modern English translations of the Bible, during a debate format on TV, was rendered physically incapable of speaking when given the opportunity to present his case.
Please know we feel we were forced to defend our position about the KJV which stems primarily from a strong desire to comprehend the Word of God through the use of reliable translations of the Bible.
www.evangelicaloutreach.org /kjvo.htm   (2891 words)

 KJV 1611: Perfect!
However, the differences between the KJV and even the best of other versions is vast, and defending the King James 1611 is not only necessary, but vital to the very faith delivered by our fathers.
The fact is that the KJV translators and their forerunners for centuries before rejected, trashed and probably burned similar manuscripts because they were so obviously corrupt.
The KJV English was the language at its most eloquent and beautiful, conveying the most fine and exquisite shades of meaning.
www.biblebelievers.com /Branson_KJV1.html   (10667 words)

 "KJV Only" advocates refuted!
Now KJV ONLY advocates believe that the translators were directed by the Holy Spirit to make the correct choice between two variations in the Greek or Hebrew text.
The KJV reading is identical to the NASB although both indicate in the margin that the verse is missing in most Greek manuscripts.
The KJV reading is identical to the NASB although both indicate in the margin that some Greek manuscripts read "you" instead of "we".
www.bible.ca /b-kjv-only.htm   (11696 words)

 Were the Early Fundamentalists KJV Only?
The KJV was based on the Stephanus text, which is a revision of Erasmus' Greek text, now called the Textus Receptus.
Yet the KJV was translated from a Greek text that differs from it in 287 places.
One who claims the KJV is the infallible translation and all others are to be rejected as heretical, is going against the historic Fundamental stand.
www.communitybaptistchurch.com /articles/fundamentalist.htm   (2466 words)

 KJV and the Textus Receptus
Truly major differences between the KJV and modern translations of the New Testament are primarily due to the inaccuracy of the so-called Textus Receptus [TR], the Greek text upon which the KJV's New Testament was based.
The KJV translators most directly relied upon the 1598 Greek text by the Theodore de Beze of Geneva, but it also was virtually identical with Stephanus' 1550 and 1551 Greek texts, which were virtually identical with Erasmus' 1535 Greek text.
In the KJV most of the substantive errors are due to the faulty Hebrew and Greek texts from which the KJV was translated.
www.bibletexts.com /kjv-tr.htm   (7089 words)

 King James Version issues
KJV errors - selected verses - a partial listing of words, phrases, and verses in the KJV that were added, omitted, or changed from the original texts
KJV errors - a book-by-book, an extensive listing of words, phrases, and verses in the KJV that were added, omitted, or changed from the original texts
Textus Receptus and the KJV - Questions and Answsers - many questions and answers regarding the KJV, the Textus Receptus, and their accuracy and value.
www.bibletexts.com /topics/kjv.htm   (493 words)

If you love the KJV, if you believe with all your heart that it is God's Words of eternal life, you can relax, for nothing I am about to reveal to you will shake that faith.
Since Bacon and his Knights of the Helmet possessed the original KJV manuscript for about one year (1610-1611), they had the time to reconstruct the Bible so that its fundamental construction would be identical to the key foundational symbols of Freemasonry!
He and his Knights of the Helmet spent nearly one year fashioning these symbolic pages in front of, and throughout, the text, after the KJV scholars had finished their manuscript.
www.cuttingedge.org /defendingKJV.html   (1196 words)

 KJV Reader a Pocket PC Bible reader
KJV Reader is our flagship product, written by a Bible student for other Bible students.
KJV Reader has the power and functionality of desktop Bible study software.
KJV Reader is designed for Pocket PC 2002, 2003, and 2003 Second Edition, and Mobile 5.
www.kjvsoft.com   (547 words)

 The KJV-only Issue Page
This site examines the belief that the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible is exclusively "the word of God" for us today.
In these pages, you will find information about the history of KJV and Bible translation in general, detailed examiniation of many KJV-only arguments, facts supporting other versions, and similar information you can use to capably respond to KJV-onlyism when you encounter it.
The Influence of An Anglican Archbishop on the KJV
www.kjv-only.com   (899 words)

 The REAL 1611 King James Version
The REAL 1611 KJV had a Preface from the Translators to the Reader, which included:
- note that the 1611 KJV contained the Apocrypha, including the passage on prayer for the dead (2 Maccabees 12:43-45).
The REAL 1611 KJV had a list of Holy Days to be observed throughout the year, including
www.biblestudymanuals.net /kjv3.htm   (1435 words)

 Amazon.com: KJV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
KJV Presentation Reference Black Goatskin RCD286 by Baker Publishing Group (Leather Bound - Mar 1, 2006)
Zondervan KJV Study Bible, Large Print by Dr. Edward E. Hindson (Leather Bound - Oct 1, 2002) - Large Print
KJV Concord Reference Bible, Thumb-Indexed (Black Calfskin Leather) (Leather Bound - Dec 1, 2005)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=KJV&tag=acronymfinder-20&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (560 words)

  Bible HQ : Bible Concordance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
KJV and other versions in HTML format with each chapter as a separate web page.Also available for download as a zip file and as MS Access Database.
Palm Bible study software that includes the KJV, Strong's concordance and lexicon,fast keyword search, Webster's 1828 dictionary, commentaries and bookmarks.
Full text references from the KJV, indexed by the subject they refer to.Compiled by Jack Garvey, a Christadelphian.
bible-hq.com /bibleconcordance/index.php   (858 words)

 King James Version - Christianbook.com
The KJV Minister's Bible is the perfect "on-the-go" Bible to equip pastors, counselors, pastoral caregivers, lay teachers - everyone in active ministry.
Introducing the KJV Loose-Leaf Bible fromHendrickson Publishers; the perfect solution for folks who need room to grow.
This KJV Bible is discount-priced so you can put God's Word in the hands of those who need it most.
www.christianbook.com /html/specialty/57401.html?event=AFF&p=1008985   (627 words)

 Bible Timeline - Biblical difference between the words "World" and "Earth"
The King James Authorized Version of the Holy Bible has it own internal set of words and definitions which are self interpreting in their specific meaning and context.
From Genesis to Revelation, translated from Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek manuscripts, the KJV Bible's English translation is an integrated whole throughout the sixty-six books.
The English words "world" and "earth" are different words and have distinct, separate conceptual meanings in the Holy Bible and the English language.
www.kjvbible.org /theworlds.html   (1667 words)

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