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BAD BIBLES

Unfortunately, most modern bibles are severely corrupt. Either they were translated from the wrong Greek text or translated incorrectly. We are not to condemn (krino) bible translators - that is the Lord's business. We are to discern (diakrino) which translations are erroneous. Many authors are genuine Christians whom failed to see that the devil perverted the underlining Greek text they used - the devil is constantly trying to corrupt God's Word - pray for those whom are still living that they would see the deception.

There are at least five translations (and probably more) that are clearly perverse. They are devil's bibles. The evil bibles, listed below, are sinister and are designed to introduce false doctrines in the body of Christ. They are NIV, TNIV, Douay-Rheim, World's translation, and Wescott & Hort Greek manuscript.

There are also questionable bibles. I am not claiming that these bibles were written with evil intents, but I am suspicious that they were inspired by the evil one. They are 21KJ, TMB, RV, ASV, RSV, NAB, NASV, TEV, JB, NJB, and NKJV. Regardless of whether they are sinister or not, they do have numerous errors. Personally, I avoid them and recommend the same for you. There are good modern bibles - why bother to check the questionable bibles. Why risk your soul with bibles that may be corrupt?

For your information, I do not believe in the KJV-only or TR-only (Textus Receptus) viewpoints. I do believe that the TR manuscript is the most accurate Greek manuscript available and that there is more to it than accuracies. God's word must be powerful (Heb 4:12 & Rom 10:17) as well as accurate. Finally, God's word should be readable in today English. Many websites, listed below, support the KJV-only viewpoint which I do not agree to. Their websites are listed below only because they do refute various modern bibles discussed.

Every translations have errors, even the Textus Receptus manuscript. Only the original Greek manuscripts, written by the authors, are infallible. However, the Textus Receptus manuscript is the closest manuscript we have to the original texts. Errors should be based on the assumption that the the original Greek (which we do not have) is correct. So the best way to compute errors is by using the Textus Receptus manuscript, not the KJV bible.




1. New International Version [NIV]

Take a look at I Cor 6:9-10. The NIV bible has

Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor homosexual offenders nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

In specific, note that it says "homosexual offenders". Thus it refers only to those whom break the law. Nothing is mentioned about homosexuals whom abide with the law. It really should be all homosexuals, not just the law-breaking homosexuals.

Other translations, an incomplete list, have:
KJV     abusers of themselves with mankind
WB      abusers of themselves with mankind
UKJV    abusers of themselves with mankind
RWB     abusers of themselves with mankind
AKJV    abusers of themselves with mankind
KJ2000  abusers of themselves with mankind
Yes     abusers of themselves with mankind
YLT     sodomites
RYLT    sodomites
UTV     homosexual
JB2000  homosexuals
MKVJ    homosexuals
HNV     homosexuals
NKJV    homosexuals
LITV    homosexuals
WEB     homosexuals
Amp     those who partcipate in homosexuality
In the KJV bible, the expression, abusers of themselves with mankind, comes from the Greek word, arsenokoites. The Strong's definition (# 733) of this word is:
  1. one who lies with a male as with a female, sodomite, 
  homosexual
It is clear that 1 Cor 6:9-10 is referring to all homosexuals, not homosexual offenders.

Look at 1 Tim 1:9-10. The NIV bible has

We also know that law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious; for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers, for adulterers and perverts, for slave traders and liars and perjurers--and for whatever else is contrary to the sound doctrine.

The NIV bible wrongly uses pervert. Other translations have (instead of pervert):
KJV     for them that defile themselves with mankind
WB      for them that defile themselves with mankind
UKJV    for them that defile themselves with mankind
RWB     for them that defile themselves with mankind
AKJV    for them that defile themselves with mankind
Yes     to them that defile themselves with mankind
Amp     those who abuse themselves with men
YLT     sodomites
RYLT    sodomites
NKJV    sodomites
KJ2000  homosexuals
UTV     homosexuals
JB2000  homosexuals
MKVJ    homosexuals
HNV     homosexuals
LITV    homosexuals
WEB     homosexuals
The definition of pervert from the Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language 1913 is:

(Dictionary is from the Sword program, http://www.crosswire.org/sword/index.jsp)
Pervert /Per·vert´/ (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perverted; 
p. pr. & vb. n. Perverting.] [F. pervertir, L. pervertere, 
perversum; per + vertere to turn. See Per-, and Verse.] 
1. To turnanother way; to divert. [Obs.]
Let's follow him, and pervert the present wrath. Shak.
2. To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert 
from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt; 
also, to misapply; to misinterpret designedly; as, to 
pervert one's words. Dryden.
He, in the serpent, had perverted Eve. Milton. Pervert /Per·vert´/, v. i. To become perverted; to take the wrong course. [R.] Testament of Love.
Pervert /Per´vert/ (?), n. One who has been perverted; one who has turned to error, especially in religion; -- opposed to convert. See the Synonym of Convert. That notorious pervert, Henry of Navarre. Thackeray.
A pervert is not necessary a homosexual. Again, the Greek word used is arsenokoites (see above for the Strong's definition of this word).

1 Tim 1:10 clearly condemns homosexuality. The NIV bible twists this passage.

NIV is so corrupt. One website

http://www.av1611.org/biblecom.html

lists the number of errors in NIV = 296 in the NT. And that is not including the errors in the OT. While I do not agree with all the errors (because I assume the Textus Receptus manuscript, not the KJV bible, is correct), the count is not far off.

You can see more at

http://www.jesus-is-lord.com/nivhomo.htm
http://www.scionofzion.com/sodomyniv.htm

DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.

Further websites comments: I disagree with some of the errors listed in these websites. Again, I assume that the Textus Receptus manuscript, not the KJV bible, is correct. For example, in Dt 23:17, 1 King 14:24, 15:12, 22:46, and 2 King 23:7, the Hebrew word, qadesh, was used. The NIV bible used male temple prostitutes or temple prostitutes while the KJV bible used sodomites. The Strong's definition (# 6945) of this word is:

1.male temple prostitute.

For these verses, one could argue the NIV bible is more accurate than the KJV bible using the assumption that the Textus Receptus manuscript is correct.




2. Today New International Version [TNIV]

The same people (Zondervan), whom wrote the NIV bible, wrote the gender-neutral TNIV bible. Scriptures have been twisted even more. For example, in 1 Cor, the TNIV bible twisted the below scriptures to make it gender neutral.

1 Cor 1:10
TNIV: I appeal to you, brothers and sisters...
KJV : Now I beseech you, brethen...


Translation pervertions are similiar in 1 Cor 1:11, 1:26, 2:1, and 3:1.

1 Cor 2:5
TNIV: ...so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom...
KJV : ...That your faith should not stand on the wisdom of men...

1 Cor 2:9
TNIV: ...what no human mind has conceived...
KJV : ...neither have entered into the heart of man...

1 Cor 2:11
TNIV: For who knows a person's thoughts except that person's own spirit within...
KJV : But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he is judged of no man...

1 Cor 3:8
TNIV: The one who plants and the one who waters have one purpose, and they each will be rewarded according to their own labor.
KJV : Now he who plants and he who waters are one, but each will receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1 Cor 3:10
TNIV: ...But each one should build with care.
KJV : ...But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon.

1 Cor 3:12
TNIV: If anyone builds on this foundation...
KJV : Now if any man builds upon this foundation...


Similiar twistings were done in 1 Cor 3:15, 3:17, 3:18, 3:21, 5:11, 6:5, 9:10, 11:28, 11:29, 14:28, and 16:13. There are also numerous errors in the rest of the TNIV bible.

In 1 Cor 6:9-10 and 1 Tim 1:9-10, the TNIV bible used the expressions, practicing homosexuals and practicing homosexuality, respectively. In the TNIV bible, these two passages do not condemn all homosexuals, just those whom are practicing homosexuality. The correct versions condemn all homosexuals.

You can see more at

http://www.eaec.org/bibleversions/tniv_treason.htm
http://www.keptthefaith.org/ -> TNIV Comparative Verse List

DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.




3. Douay-Rheim [DR] (made 1582)

DR was not written for the right reason. It is a preverse Jesuit (part of the Catholic church) version in a attempt to put the corrupt Latin Vulgate over the Erasmus Greek NT (Textus Receptus).

quote from <http://www.keithhunt.com/Nt_tran9.html>
In the preface they state that it was not translated into 
English because it was necessary that the Bible should be in 
the mother tongue or that God had appointed the Scriptures 
to be read by all; but from the special considerations of 
the state of their mother country.

The Rheims-Douay and the King James Version were published
LESS than THIRTY years apart.....The Rheims-Douay has been
REPEATEDLY changed to APPROXIMATE the King James. So that 
the Douay of 1600 and that of 1900 are NOT the same in MANY 
ways.

The Douay-Rheims bible was created due to an ungodly reason. Unlike Tyndale and other reformers, whom were trying to make God's word available to the main public, the Douay-Rheims bible was created for the sole purpose of perverting the body of Christ with the corrupt Latin Vulgate.

For more, see

http://wilderness-cry.net/bible_study/courses/forever_settled/kjcforv5.html
http://watch.pair.com/another.html
http://www.faithtacoma.org
-> Sunday School
-> History of English Bible Translation
http://www.keithhunt.com/Nt_tran9.html


DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.




4. World's Translation

This translation is used by Jehovah Witness which is a cult. Verses were altered to avoid the deity of God. Because most people know this bible has problems, I will not go thru details. If you wish to know more, go to a web search engine and type "world translation cult" and you should find numerous websites about this faulty translation.




5. Westcott and Hort Greek manuscript

Westcott and Hort were psychics and their translation were inspired by the evil one.

quote from http://watch.pair.com/another.html
The Society For Psychical Research directly succeeded the 
Cambridge Ghost Society. The Society for Psychical Research: 
An Outline of its History, written in 1948 by the president, 
W. H. Salter, provides the following record:

Among the numerous persons and groups who in the middle of 
the nineteenth century were making enquiries into psychical 
occurrences may be mentioned a society from which our own 
can claim direct descent. In the Life of Edward White 
Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury, by his son, A. C. Benson, 
will be found, under the year 1851-2, the following 
paragraph:

Among my father's diversions at Cambridge was the foundation 
of a 'Ghost Society,' the forerunner of the Psychical 
Society [meaning the S.P.R.] for the investigation of the 
supernatural. Lightfoot, Westcott and Hort were among the 
members. He was then, as always, more interested in 
psychical phenomena than he cared to admit.
For more, see

http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/Bible/niv_sodomite.htm
http://watch.pair.com/another.html
http://watch.pair.com/occult.html
http://www.lovethetruth.com/bible/NIV/homosexuals.htm
http://www.overlordsofchaos.com/html/secret_societies__attack_upon_8.html
http://www.sdadefend.com/Living-Word/KJV-HB/KJV-Attack-intensifies.htm
http://www.justbible.org/
http://www.cuttingedge.org/news/n1363.cfm
http://www.febc.edu.sg/VPP16.htm
http://poweredbychrist.homestead.com/files/history/Timeline.htm

DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the website mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.




Questionable Bibles:

These bibles, I am not sure whether they are inspired by the evil one. However, there are certain traits that makes me suspicious. Again, I just avoid them - there are other good modern bibles - no need to risk your soul using a corrupt bible.

Again, there is a difference between a bad translation created ignorancely by well-meaning Christians and a bad translation designed specifically to pollute the body of Christ. The Lord looks at the heart of the authors and examine whether there is intention to bless the body of Christ by making God's word more available or to corrupt the body of Christ by intentionally perverting God's word.




New King James Version [NKJV]

On the cover of the NKJV bible is an Aquarium (3-points star). This is an occult symbol. It is merely three "6" combined at 120 degrees of each other. Just because there is a bad symbol, does it means the translation is bad. However, this symbol is a red flag and makes me uneasy. Also, people claim there are numerous errors in the NKJV bible.

When God calls someone or a group of people to do translation work for Him, He needs no practice trial. He will do everything right from beginning to the end. Even if the NKJV authors were innocent - and that is debatable - they were not anointed by God to translate the bible. If they were truly anointed, they wouldn't have chosen an Aquarium. At best, the NKJV bible is so-so. At worst, the NKJV bible is occultic.

My position is to bypass the NKJV controversy. There are good modern versions - so why even bother with the NKJV bible. Why risk your soul with a bible that people claim to be occultic? Just use a different bible.

For more, see

http://www.av1611.org/nkjv.html
http://www.psalm118.org/nkjv_counterfeit.htm
http://www.russpickett.com/endtimes/nkjvmark.htm


DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.

Further websites comments: I do not agree with all the errors listed. Again, I assume that the Textus Receptus manuscript, not the KJV bible, is correct.




21th King James Version [21KJV]
Third Millennium Bible [TMB]

I am suspicious that these bibles were made to foster the ecumenical movement which is not of the Lord. There is ungodly attempts to unify the traditional Protestant churches with the Catholic church.

I am not saying all Catholics are unsaved - I do know personally a few whom are clearly saved. God is at work to save all men and there is a faithful Catholic remnant. But it is impossible to reconcile Biblical Christianity with the Roman Catholic church because the latter has too many false doctrines such as infallibility of the pope, confessional (priests can not take away sins), veneration of Mary, indulgence for purgatory, and salvation by works. For more about the false doctrines of the Catholic church, see

http://www.biblebelievers.com/FalseDoctrine.html
http://www.bible.ca/catholic.htm

DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.

The TMB bible includes the apocrypha, which has false doctrines (e.g. a prayer for the dead in 2 Maccabees 12:43-45). There is ungodly attempts to bring back the apocrypha into the bible. For more about 21KJ and TMB, see

http://www.wayoflife.org/database/newagebibleversions.html
http://www.wayoflife.org/database/gail_riplingers_slanders.html
http://watch.pair.com/new-scripture.html

DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.

Further websites comments: At first glance, the 21KJ bible and the bible portion of the TMB bible look fairly accurate. But these bibles do not have God's anointing. You can see more at AnointedBibles.php. Also I do not support the apocrypha because it does have defects. Nor is the apocrypha canonized by the Protestant churches.




Revised Version [RV]
American Standard Version [ASV]
Revised Standard Version [RSV]
New American Bible [NAB]
New American Standard Version [NASV]
Today's English Version [TEV]
Jerusalem Bible [JB]
New Jerusalem Bible [NJB]

These bibles were derived from the Westcott and Hort manuscript. The Jesuits attempted to corrupt God's word by slowly introducing false doctrines into modern bibles. Some, if not all, were delibrate attempts to pervert God's word. Some of these bibles were written by many authors. It is likely that some of the authors were well-meaning Christians and some of them intended to pervert God's word. Personally, I avoid all bibles that derive from the occultic Westcott and Hort Greek manuscript. I don't even bother to research whether these bibles have godly or evil intention. These bibles are already corrupt and have false doctrines introduced by the occultic Westcott and Hort Greek manuscript

For more, see

http://watch.pair.com/another.html
http://www.scionofzion.com/lineagemod.htm
http://wilderness-cry.net/bible_study/courses/forever_settled/kjcforv1.html
.
.
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http://wilderness-cry.net/bible_study/courses/forever_settled/kjcforv6.html


DISCLAIMER: I do not necessarily agree to any doctrine described in the websites mentioned. The websites are mentioned for the readers to obtain more informations.

Further websites comments: Again, I do not agree with all the errors listed because I assume the Textus Receptus manuscript, not the KJV bible, is correct.




Also, the history of the English bibles does not stop with the KJV bible. There is no reason, in the future, why God could not call someone to do further translations. I believe Noah Webster and Robert Young were called to do their translations, WB [1833] and YLT [1898], respectively. These two translations were excellent (in my opinion). The English language has changed from 400 years ago and many acceptable translations came out during the past decade. The KJV bible has been revised numerous times (16+). Which translation is infallible? This bible happens to be better than most bibles because many errors were weeded out thru various revisions, but it is still fallible. For example, in KJV Acts 12:4, the word, "Easter", instead of Passover, was used. Easter is 100% pagan and has absolutely nothing to do with Christ's passion, cruxifixion, and ressurrection.

On the other hand, there is no need for 100+ modern translations. God only need a few modern translations to reach to the English-speaking world. My short study on bible translations found only a handful of acceptable modern translations. For my list, see the file, BasicBiblesList.php.



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