Tag Archives: KJVO

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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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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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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Sir Frederic Kenyon – passage not preserved

“In some passages it seems certain that the true reading has not been preserved by any ancient authority, and we are driven to conjecture in order to supply it. But such passage are an infinitesimal portion of the whole and … 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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Spirit of our times.

“More to the point, though, is that today’s students have grown up in a society that increasingly eschews moral complexity. They’ve never known a time when you can’t choose your own media, your own history, your own truth [your own … Continue reading

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