One More KJV Verse You Didn’t Realize You Didn’t Understand

But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints; neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks. (Eph 5:3–4…

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New International Reader’s Version and Evangelism

I run a weekly outreach ministry mainly attended by lower-income adults with low educational and reading levels. The KJVs they got who-knows-where are often unintelligible to them, but they seem to truly want to learn…

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Excellent Insights on the KJV from Rod Decker at the Bible Faculty Leadership Summit

Too often the KJV as a translation has been credited with various forms of influence when it is really the biblical message—Scripture—that deserves the credit. The fact that there was no other commercially available translation…

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New Category: KJV

Over ten years ago, one of my God-given spiritual leaders said in a class that King James Onlyism is actively seeking converts and that, unfortunately, seeking peace by refusing to address the issue was not…

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Another Example of Language Change in the Last 400 Years: Punctuation

Three minutes ago I discovered another passage I had been misreading for years because I always thought of it in 400-year-old KJV language: As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more…

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NASB Less Literal

Comparing Bible translations is a very complex matter. One small example: The New American Standard Bible is generally (and, I think, rightly) considered to be the most “literal” of major English Bible translations. (“Literal” is…

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