“Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love,” Romans 12:10.

Leon Morris makes an interesting note on φιλόστοργοι (philostorgoi—a combination of φίλος [philos] and στοργή [storge]) in Romans 12:10: KJV has “Be kindly affectioned”, where “kindly” is used in its original sense, “referring to kin.” —The...

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Literacy Rates and the King James Version

Literacy in the U.S. is embarrassingly low. Nearly 50% of the adult US population reads at a 7th grade level or lower. Nearly 25% has reading proficiency so low they cannot read instructions on medication...

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King James Quiz!

A few weeks ago a fundamentalist pastor I deeply respect told his congregation that the King James Version is an “impediment to many if not most of the Lord’s people in really understanding many passages...

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Foolish and Unlearned Questions Avoid

When I was a summer camp counselor at a Christian camp in 1999, I once had a cabin full of younger junior high campers. One of my campers at least was only in sixth grade,...

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What Bible(s) Will I Give My Kids?

My fiancée thinks it’s a bit amusing (but also sweet, she’d say) that I think so often about this, but I really do: What Bible(s) will I give my kids? Let’s tick through the options:...

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