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    Jeremiah 6:19

    Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.

That Bread of Life – Part 2

Everlasting Life – The Bread of the Bible “Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you.” (John 6:53) If we aren’t eating the flesh of Christ and…

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Why the King James Version – Part 4

Putting It All Together None of the aforementioned reasons for my use of the KJV can stand alone. A more modern translation without the important fine distinctions that we find in the Elizabethan English would not be sufficiently true to the original text to be much good. A translation using…

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Why the King James Version – Part 3

Come Hither? The biggest complaint I’ve heard about the King James Version of the Bible is that the archaic words such as “hither” and “spake” distract from listening to God’s voice. Readers often feel that they’re so busy trying to convert “hither” to “here”, “spake” to “spoke”, etc., in their…

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Why the King James Version – Part 2

The Unprovable Certainty of the Original Text The other reason I use the KJV is more, for lack of a better term, faith-based. I believe that the underlying text of this version is the text that God dictated and then preserved throughout time, i.e., the Masoretic text for the Old…

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Why the King James Version? – Part 1

Introduction – Thou Versus You The influx and proliferation of so many versions of the bible in the English language has probably occurred because many people find the old English in the King James Version difficult to understand, cumbersome, and maybe even intimidating. Thanks be to God, you are perfectly…

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