Below is the original essay prefixed to the King James Version in the edition of 1611, in which the translators defend their version against criticisms they expected to be brought against it.
Why did most people have virtually no access to the Bible in John Wycliffe’s time? What was the impact of the Wycliffe Bible? How did the clergy react to Wycliffe and his movement? Of what are we convinced, and how does this strengthen our faith? How does God’s Word deepen our love for him?
THE DEMAND When James I. came to the throne of England he found the Established Church in a sadly divided state. There were Conformists, who
While Karl Lachmann was the one to overthrow the Textus Receptus, it would be B. F. Westcott and F. J. A. Hort in 1881 who
Many have asked by email and social media, “In studying the modern Bible translations, I have come across some verses that are left out but
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