24 August 2010

KJV Only?

Dr. Daniel Wallace explains why modern Bible translations (such as the ESV or the NASB) are closer to the original text than the KJV.

The King James Bible from :redux on Vimeo.

You can read more on this topic at Justin Taylor's site, The Gospel Coalition.


  1. Well, I didn't have time to look at this when you posted it so I copied the link and e-mailed it to myself. It has been sitting in my inbox all this time and I finally remembered it!

    Thank you for posting this. Excellent explanation of some things wrong with KJV and why. KJV Onlyers don't like this stuff.

  2. I thought Wallace did a great job of clearly and succinctly explaining some of the problems with "KJV only." It's a beautiful translation, to be sure, but it's not above scrutiny!


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