Information about various Bible versions and translations.
Why the King James Bible is the best – D.A. Waite
Determining the Best Translation of Scripture
Index Of Bible Versions Articles:
Practical Reasons for Retaining the KJV
By Joel R. Beeke
Here are twelve practical reasons for retaining the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible.
1. The Standard Text of the English Bible
It is wiser to choose the known over against the unknown. The weaknesses and disadvantages of a particular version of the Bible cannot really be assessed apart from a thorough trial of daily usage over several years. Many who welcomed the New International Version… Continue reading
An Amazing Fact About the King James Bible
By Dr. Ken Matto
When the King James Bible was translated in 1611 because it was authorized by the Crown, the Crown or Government of Great Britain held the copyright on it. It was called “The Authorized Version” until the early 1800s when Christians started to refer to it as the King James Bible. One of the reasons that the 13 colonies broke away from England was for freedom. The… Continue reading
Comprehensive List Of English Bible Versions
Listed below are many of the English language Bible translations on the market today. Common abbreviations for those versions are listed in parentheses adjacent to the Bible version names.
- 21st Century King James Version (KJ21)
- American King James Version [a modernized KJV]
- American Standard Version (ASV)
- Amplified Bible (AMP)
- Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
- An American Translation (AAT) [a paraphrased Bible]
- Bible in Worldwide English (BWE) [a paraphrased… Continue reading
How We Got Our Bible
Trinitarian Bible Society – London, England
We have received several requests for a brief outline of the history of our English Bible. Many large volumes have been written on the subject, and it may seem presumptuous to attempt to summarise such a vast accumulation of literature in a mere eight pages. It is hoped that many who have neither the time nor the inclination to read a lengthy treatise on the subject may… Continue reading
Any Bible Translation Will Do?
Advice from apostate churches about which Bible translation to use:
- Use whatever Bible version you like.
- Use whatever version you are most comfortable with.
- Use the version your church has in the pew racks.
- Use the Bible version that your pastor uses.
- Use the most recent Bible version. Newer is better, right?
- Use the most popular Bible version. It must be good if everyone likes it, right?
Christ Died For The Ungodly
by Horatius Bonar
The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>