The King James
Version of the
The King James version of the New Testament was
completed in 1611 by 8 members of the Church of
There were (and still are) no original texts to translate.
The oldest manuscripts we have were written down
hundreds of years after the last apostle died. There are
over 8, 000 of these old manuscripts, with no two alike.
The King James translators used none of these. anyway.
Instead, they edited previous translations to create at
version their king and Parliament would approve.
So, 21st Century Christians believe the "Word of God"
is a book edited in the 17th Century from 16th Century
translations of 8, 000 contradictory copies of Mn
Century scrolls that claim to be copies of lost letters
written in the sst Century.
That' s not faith. That' s insanity.
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