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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
How The King James Bible 'Begat' English Idioms
Phrases with roots in the King James Bible ... James version was appointed to be read in all churches, so "people started not just to quote these expressions, but to play with them — 'What hath Google wrought,' indeed." The New Testament hosts most ...