As some Christians have been studying their King James Version and comparing it to other modern translations, they have discovered that in the King James Version there are verses that these other translators removed, such as our Luke 17:36 under discussion herein, as well as Matthew 18:11; 23:14 that we discussed earlier this week, and...
The Battle Between AOCism and Reaganism
This author actually follows the current affairs and politics all day, seven days a week as he works online. Andrews watches Fox News predominately but he also watches the liberal news like MSNBC and CNN to see what the other side is saying. I read liberal sites like Huffington Post as well as the conservative... Continue Reading →
Why Is Matthew 23:14 Missing From Our Modern Bibles?
This verse was taken from Mark 12:40 or Luke 20:47 and inserted before verse 13 of Matthew Chapter 24 in the Majority Text (W 0102 0107 it syrh,p) but after verse 13 in the Textus Receptus (f13 it syrc).
Why Is Matthew 18:11 Not Included In Modern English Translations?
The earliest and most trusted two manuscripts (א B) do not include variant 1 or variant 2. Also excluding these variants is L* Θ* f1, 33 ite syrs copsa Origen as well.
Captivity in Babylon to Rebuilding of Jerusalem’s Walls
BABYLONIANS bab-i-lo'-ni-anz: The inhabitants of BABYLONIA (which see). They were among the colonists planted in Samaria by the Assyrians (Ezra 4:9). "The likeness of the Babylonians in Chaldea" (Eze 23:15) refers to the pictures which were common on the walls of Babylonian palaces, and the reports of them being heard in Jerusalem, or copies of... Continue Reading →
Ancient Scribes and the Word of God
The 39 books of the Hebrew Scriptures by some 33+ authors running from Genesis to Malachi were completed about 440 BCE. After the seventy years of exile in Babylon, there was a school of copyists or scribes (Sopherim) that were developed. Ezra wrote, “this Ezra went up from Babylon. And he was a ready scribe... Continue Reading →
Why Do We Not Need the Original Bible Manuscripts?
There was something different about this library of sixty-six books that had been penned over a 1600 year period. The authors came from every walk of life from lowly fishermen and shepherds to a military general, a physician, a tax collector, kings, and the like. These 40+ men were moved along by the Holy Spirit so that what they produced was not theirs alone but belong to one author, the Creator of all things, God himself.
Why Should Christians Not Use Allegory to Interpret the Holy Scriptures?
Allegorize: (Gr. allēgoreō) to express something in the form of an allegory, to be taken figuratively and symbolically. It is often referred to as an extended metaphor. The persons and events are to be understood as representing other things and symbolically expressing a deeper, often spiritual or moral meaning, often found in narrative text.
How Did Our Bible Manuscripts Survive the Elements?
Learn how ancient Bible manuscripts survived the elements through durable materials like parchment and vellum, careful storage, and accurate transmission. Explore the secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other ancient texts with expert insights.
Were Distinctively Byzantine Readings In the Early Papyri New Testament Manuscripts?
The King James version Onlyist love to use a handful of men’s arguments to defend the corrupt Textus Receptus and the King James Version. Hills’ work The King James Version Defended is used to have some kind of modern-day scholarly work to give credibility to their tired, old theories about Bible translations.