Friday, July 21, 2017

Fact of the Day: Old King James Bible

In the English-speaking world, the use of the King James Bible is debated among Christians even though a lot of churches use it like a standard. Opponents cite its age as a reason to update it into modern English. It takes about 60,000 changes to make it into modern English. 

11 comments:

  1. Good luck to those making the 60,000 changes

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  2. I prefer the Shakespearian language of the KJV.

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  3. King James Version is the only Bible I've ever had.

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  4. My brother has my moms big family bible.

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  5. I never got the whole King James is the only acceptable Bible argument. I have 11 Bibles (yes, I know, Jesus freak) and they all say more or less the same thing...

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  6. There have been many translations of the Bible. It's hardly the word of God.

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  7. I think many US citizens would do better and get out of "bed" with all this bible nonsense.
    I reckon a lot of you are suffering from "Biblical Bed Bugs!"
    Especially the rabid Southern Evangelical Sect.
    Colin

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  8. While the language of the KJV Bible is antiquated, it is the Bible I heard growing up, and it seems especially poetical and lovely to me. I don't believe in its literal truth, but it is great literature and filled with wonderful stories. There is a lot in it that still speaks to me, especially the treatment of women and the poor by Jesus.

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