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Scrivener – commonly received or standard text

“It is the design of this little volume to represent, in a convenient and accessible form, every variation, however, minute or insignificant, of the Codex Sinaiticus from THE COMMONLY RECEIVED OR STANDARD TEXT of the Greek Testament (Stephens’ of 1550); … Continue reading

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Merril Unger on the Authorized Version

Merril F. Unger The Authorized Version “The excellence of the work done is attested by the simple fact that this version [AV] has held the heart of the English-speaking world for nearly three centuries, and that no subsequent version has … Continue reading

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About the Scriptures

John Calvin “We owe to Scripture the same reverence which we owe to God.” John Calvin Loving God, Colson, Charles, pg. 43

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Unauthorized Rhetoric

Unauthorized Rhetoric The oft repeated jingle, “Things different are not the same”, is a half truth spouted by those attempting to defend our English Bible. I suspect that the jingle first came into vogue among KJVO when trying to demonstrate … Continue reading

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God’s book unto God’s people in a tongue which they can understand

“Therefore,blessed be they, and most honored be their name that break the ice, and give the onset upon that which helpeth forward to the saving of souls. Now what can be more available thereto than to deliver God’s book unto … Continue reading

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Brief history of Standardization

The Westminster Divines unquestionably believed THE RECEIVED TEXT as noted by the citations in their Confession of Faith. They believed the ENGLISH SCRIPTURES to be the word of God for English speakers. God has spoken to man in divers manners … Continue reading

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The Word of God in English, Leland Ryken

“The language of 1Peter is nearer to the standards of classical Greek than the vernacular koine…Nonliterary koine varies from a ‘crude and frequently ungrammatical form of Greek to the standard literary form.’…One thing that Metzger and others have emphasized is … Continue reading

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