Category Archives: KJV/NIV Controversy

128 Source Greek Text for NT Translation

Initially anybody who required a copy of the original autographs of the epistles, gospels or any other part of the New Testament had to make his own, or employ a scribe to make a copy. These copies were usually made … Continue reading

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127 Dealing with those in doubt, Jude verses 22 – 23:

In Jude verses 22 – 23 we have a situation on which a final answer seems not to be possible. And in reading the different versions we sort of create our own understanding of what we read. Let us look … Continue reading

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119 Damage to a Manuscript Causing a Variation. 2 Thessalonians 2:3.

Could damage to a manuscript cause a variation? That is the question on the table in our research to find the cause for a variation found in some manuscripts in 2 Thessalonians 2:3. Paul refers to the coming of the … Continue reading

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114 Did Jesus say: “I must be about my Father’s business?” or did He say: “I have to be in my Father’s house?” Luke 2:49.

What did Jesus answer Mary and Joseph when He as a boy of twelve was found in the Temple? Was it: “Did you not know that I have to be in my FATHER’S HOUSE?” (NIV) or was it: “Did you … Continue reading

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108 The great uproar between the Pharisees and Sadducees. Acts 23:9

In Acts 23:1 – 10 Luke tells of the incident where Paul had been brought before the Jewish high council. In verse eight Luke mentions three matters that the Pharisees and Sadducees disagreed with one another. First he mentions the … Continue reading

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101 What Robin Williams can teach us about Jesus and the Bible.

101 What Robin Williams can teach us about Jesus and the Bible. Robin Williams is dead. They say he committed suicide. What can we learn about Jesus and the Bible through his death and the reports that appeared in the … Continue reading

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100 Whereto we have already attained, let us walk. Phil. 3:16

100 Whereto we have already attained, let us walk. Phil. 3:16. 100 Whereto we have already attained, let us walk. Phil. 3:16. Whenever a longer and shorter version of a text do exist in the available manuscripts, I believe that … Continue reading

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98 The “Seat of Moses” Mat.23:2

98 Seat of Moses, Mat.23:2 Sometimes a phrase represents a direct or concrete meaning. “Will you please polish that chair.” Everybody knows we are talking about something to sit upon. Sometimes a phrase represents a symbolic or figurative meaning. “Sir, … Continue reading

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97 The New Testament Irenaeus used.

You should love your enemies Irenaeus (±135 – 202 A.D.) was a student of Polycarp who had been taught by John the disciple himself. This exceptional man had been the bishop of Lugdunum (Lyons) in Gaul (France) in his later … Continue reading

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94 How Harmonizing could have happened, Matthew 20:22-23

94 How Harmonizing could have happened, Matthew 20:22-23 Have you ever read a verse in the Bible and just know it’s not complete? Fathom yourself being a monk in the middle ages, busy copying the gospel of Matthew in your … Continue reading

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