Archaic and Outdated Words in The King James Bible (KJV)

1631 Holy Bible, Robert Barker -John Bill, London. King James Version

I’ve previously discussed the difficulty in reading the KJV and the issue of outdated languages, however, I was recently having a discussion about such archaic words and I thought it would be nice to have a list of such words, where they occurred in scripture, and what they meant in modern English. I was lucky … Read more

Was Codex Sinaiticus Found In The Trash?

Codex 1 Add MS 43725, British Library

Sometimes a lie can be repeated so many times that even educated people believe the lie. One example is the myth that Easter came from Ishtar. Easter has nothing to do with a goddess from Mesopotamia. Another myth is that one of the popular manuscripts used in translating modern Bibles (the Sinaiticus) was discovered in … Read more

Why Is Acts 8:37 Missing From Modern Bibles?

P45, Chester Beatty XII, leaf 3

Acts 8:37: Omission or Addition? The general argument when discussing a Bible translation should be based on a single question: what best represents the original manuscripts? Since we do not have a single original manuscript scholars must use the existing ones and piece together what they believe to most accurately represent the originals. It’s not … Read more

Translation Errors In The KJV: Ruth 2:2 (Gleaning Ears of Corn?)

Gleaners by Jean-François Millet

RUTH 2:2 – CORN OR GRAIN? For those of us who spent any amount of time reading the book of Ruth, it’s quite easy to see that the product being gleaned by Ruth was most likely barley but could have also been wheat. However, the KJV states in Ruth 2:2 that she went out to … Read more

Was The NIV Corrupted By Homosexual Translators?

While the NIV still commands a whopping 40% of Bible sales and is listed in first place among Bible purchased by the CBA, many people are still waging a war against the NIV. Even in 2017 DOTB gets upset ranters commenting on blog posts with false information and condemnation for all who read the NIV. The … Read more