Tag Archives: King James Version

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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Variants

The Authorized Edition of the English Bible (1611), its subsequent reprints and modern representatives. F.Ha. Scrivener, M.A. D.C.L., LL.D., Cambridge: At the University Press, 1884, Appendix A “Catalogue of the variations from the original edition of the Authorized Version of … Continue reading

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Principle for recognizing the Scriptures

Mt 22:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. It appears that the Scriptures are indeed “knowable”, that is to say available, readable and understandable – one can know … Continue reading

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James White on Manuscripts

“We don’t know the source of any manuscript, we only know what a given manuscript says.” James White. An early manuscript has no more proof of its source than a late manuscript. We only know what the manuscript says. We … Continue reading

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2Timothy 3:15-17 Context

Dear Reader, The proper understanding of the Scriptures demands that we pay attention to the context. As the old ditty goes: “A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.” Without examining the context in which a … Continue reading

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Scripture

Dear Reader, I’m going to once again try to bring to the forefront the truth of the Scriptures. I do hope that you will read these words and give them careful consideration. I intend to do my best to avoid … Continue reading

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“King James Only Debate”

Erik DiVietro The Hebrew has BEELZEBUL. The Greek has BEELZEBUL. But the KJV has BEELZEBUB. Why? Because the LATIN has BEELZEBUB. Anyone want to explain this inspired transposition to me? Brent Riggs Wycliffe – Belsabub Tyndale – beelzebub Coverdale – … Continue reading

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