Tag Archives: Ancient Bible Translations

129 As Christ accepted You or Us; Romans 15:7

In many places in the Bible two or more groups of people are mentioned in opposition to one another. To which group we identify ourselves can blind us for something important in that Scripture. Do we see ourselves as part … Continue reading

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125 To Swear or Not; 1 Timothy 2:7.

In 1 Timothy 2:5 – 7 we are confronted with an extremely important difference. To add or remove the words “in Christ” is not something to be taken lightly. It indeed changes the statement into an oath or visa versa! … Continue reading

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111. Should we withdraw from difficult people? 1Tim. 6:5

According to the King James Version, Paul gives the direct advice to Timothy to withdraw from difficult people. (1Tim. 6:5) Modern versions do not include this order. What would be the reason? 1Tim. 6:3 – 5  “If any man teach … Continue reading

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110. Why would “by his blood” be left out of Colossians 1:14 in modern versions?

The statement “through his blood” in Colossians 1:14, is not found in most modern versions of the Bible. What would be the reason that such a Biblical truth could be removed? (KJVR) “In whom we have redemption through his blood, … Continue reading

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105 Was Paul “a baby” or “gentle” among the Thessalonians?

105. Babes or gentle 1Thes. 2:7 In 1 Thessalonians 2:6 – 7 Paul stresses his and his fellow apostles’ position towards the congregation in the form of a couplet. In a couplet the second sentence accentuates the first. But in … Continue reading

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80 Was Grace removed from Luke 9:55-56?

80 Was Grace translated out of Luke 9:55-56? In Luke 9:53-56 we find an incident where it might seem as though the modern versions of the Bible have removed grace for the Samaritans. But when a version is so commonly … Continue reading

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79 Meeting on the way, Mat. 28:9

Meeting on the way, Matthew 28:9 When one becomes aware of how many differences there are between older and modern versions of the Bible, one can become alarmed. But when someone attributes these differences and omissions to one or the … Continue reading

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