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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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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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Plain Language

“I shall endeavor to clothe my ideas in such plain language, that..if the poor and unlearned can comprehend, the learned and rich must.” George Whitefield

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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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