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

Translation Errors In The King James Version: Acts 19:37 (Robbers of what?)

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Some of the translation errors in the KJV are actually a bit baffling. This particular translation error is one of those. It appears like the translators purposefully mistranslated the Greek word “ἱερόσυλος“. Here are the various translations. For ye haue brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of Churches, nor yet blasphemers of your … Read more

Translation Errors In The King James Version: No “J” Sound Existed In Hebrew

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Instances of the letter “J”, including Jehovah. As many might already know, the KJV used the letter “J” to replace the sound of the Hebrew “י” (yod). Today, the yod is usually translated as a Y or I in English. To be fair to the KJV translators, the sound of the letter “J” was in … Read more

Translation Errors In The King James Version: Psalm 145 (Where’s the Nun?)

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Psalm 145 (Acrostic is missing the NUN) An acrostic is an artistic way of writing by which each line or successive section of text starts with the next letter of the alphabet. A basic acrostic would look like this example. A – Another T – Translation E – Error The difference between Hebrew and modern … Read more

Translation Errors In The KJV: Matthew 21:42 (What kind of stone?)

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I was not planning on writing about the KJV any time soon since I had just mentioned in it a post recently. However, no more than a few hours after I was accosted by a gentleman at a wedding who felt the need of convincing me the error of my ways, in not using the … Read more

Study Finds That The KJV Is Most Used Translation Among Only 5 Denominations

Last summer while on a mission trip in the deep hollers of the Appellation mountains, our crew ended up working on a roof for an old Independent, Fundamental, KJVO, Baptist preacher. While we all grew to love him over the course of the week we were also all a bit tickled by how he introduced … Read more