It's a question that I have always wondered about, but have never asked. I have noticed that hardcore Christian Fundamentalists seem to favor the
King James Version of the Bible over all others, I've even heard the saying "If it ain't King James, it ain't the Bible!", so I'm curious as to
Jack Chick's website has a section on the Bible Version issue/debate Link
The KJV is okay, but I have to disagree on that it is the Word of God preserved in English. For one the King James Version translators never claimed
that. Plus they borrowed from previous translations like the Tyndale Bible, Geneva Bible, etc. Also if I recall correctly the translators said it
wasn't meant to 'replace a translation but make a good one better (the Geneva Bible.)
Also English has changed in 400 years and the Epistles can be a hard read through in archaic English. Modern English is a must for better
Also King James didn't like the anti-monarchy footnotes in the Geneva Bible.
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