Archaic and Outdated Words in The King James Bible (KJV)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I’ve previously discussed the difficulty in reading the KJV and the issue of outdated languages, however, I was recently having a discussion about such archaic words and I thought it would be nice to have a list of such words, where they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

Did God Promise To Preserve ‘His Words’ In Psalm 12:5-7?

What is being preserved in Psalm 12? One of the under-pinnings of the KJVO movement is the reliance on Psalm 12 to point to the fact that God promised to “preserve His word.” In the past I never really spent much time examining this passage since it had never been a point of NIV controversy. … Read more

Is The NIV Purposefully “Removing” Words From The Bible?

KJVO burning Bible

In the never-ending battle keep the KJVO movement in check there is an immediate need to address a claim that I was just recently made aware of. A friend of mine who (for reasons unknown) follows Steven Anderson and his KJV heresy, recently tried to slander the NIV by stating that the translators purposefully removed … Read more

Is The KJV Really On A Grade School Reading Level?

I have heard many times from KJVO advocates that the KJV is much easier to read than the other English translations and that readability tests have already proven it. The only problem with this statement is that it’s not true. At best it’s ignorance passed off as reality. At worst it’s just a flat out lie. … Read more

Translation Errors In The King James Version: Psalm 8:5 (God or angels?)

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In the continued pursuit of outlining the errors of King James Only-ism I will be examining a Hebrew mistranslation from Psalm 8:5. To view previous entries click any link below. Acts 19:37 (Robbers of what?) Matthew 21:42 (What kind of stone?) Psalm 145 (Where’s the Nun?) No “J” Sound Existed In Hebrew Psalm 8:5 (God … Read more