Re: The Bible and Science
Originally Posted by ampaterry
I vote in favor of the accuracy of the Bible in several versions.
Some work VERY hard to duplicate the original language, and are almost unreadable due to the cumbersome phraseology in English.
Some word VERY hard to be easy to read, and do some damage to the original meanings in so doing.
Most fall in between these two extremes.
The KJV is almost word-for-word the text of the original Geneva Bible.
The Geneva Bible, with each new printing, had added more and more marginal notes.
The flavor of those notes had become distinctly anti-monarchy.
King James did not like that.
He authorized a new 'translation', but it actually was almost identical to the existing translation - but with all the marginal notes removed!
But, like BlackEagle, I have gone back to the original languages again and again on various passages from the KJV, and have not found any substantial difference.
I have to agree with you, and Black Eagle on this one. The reason there are so many bibles in the world today is because man wants to be God, and changing the Word of God makes man, in his mind, the final authority! Like I said we either have the Word of God, or we don't! But any bible, or book, that is different is not the same!
Y'all be safe now, ya hear!
Lamentations Chapter 5:
1. Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us: consider, and behold our reproach.
2. Our inheritance is turned to strangers, our houses to aliens.
3. We are orphans and fatherless, our mothers [are] as widows.
5. Our necks [are] under persecution: we labour, [and] have no rest.
16. The crown is fallen [from] our head: woe unto us, that we have sinned!
21. Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew our days as of old.