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Spurgeon on the Revised Version

“For that Revised Version I have but little care as a general rule, holding it to be by no means an improvement upon our common Authorized Version. It is a useful thing to have it for private reference, but I … Continue reading

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George Bernard Shaw & the KJV

A Living Legacy For nearly four hundred years, and throughout several revisions of its English form, the King James Bible has been deeply revered among the English-speaking people of the world. The precision of the translation for which it is … Continue reading

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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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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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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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