In Theory: Would removing chapter numbers harm the Bible's message?
The actual translation used is the most critical ... to read the Bible can’t be all bad. It’s also not all good, but it certainly isn’t all bad. In my own collection I have many different translations, including the King James Version and “The ...
Celebrating the 1611 King James Bible
This is the text of a sermon delivered at a Thanksgiving service in Westminster Abbey for the 400th anniversary of the 1611 authorised King James translation of the Bible. What is a good translation? Not one that ... wrong with any version of a text ...
Survey: Most Bible Readers Want Accurate Word-for-Word Translation
"Bible readers can share their preferences for different translation principles but may not be aware of which characteristics are present in specific translations—even the ones that they own. Without specific instruction most readers will not notice when ...
The Most Popular and Fastest Growing Bible Translation Isn't What You Think It Is
When Americans reach for their Bibles, more than half of them pick up a King James Version ... according to Bible Gateway's Stephen Smith. In fact, searches for the KJV seem to be rising distinctly since 2005, while most other English translations are ...
Which Translation of the Scriptures is Most Accurate?
When shopping for a bible, many people don't give a thought to which translation is most accurate. Commonly, they assume all bibles are equal since they are all published, or that the King James Version is ... but it is not as true to the original manuscripts.