Is it ethical?

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  1. Craigbythesea

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    Is it ethical for a pastor to preach from a 400-year-old translation of the Bible that is full of archaisms and devoid of 400 years of biblical scholarship?

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    Of course it is ethical to preach from the KJV. Even though you did not openly say it, this thread is to flame the KJV or those that only use the KJV. <attack deleted>. Even though some radical KJVO's stoop to low levels, we should not.

    Most people today use the 1769 edition of the KJV (236 years old) or the 1873 edition of the KJV (132 years old). So, your thesis does not hold water in more than one way. :rolleyes:

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    Rom 10:9 (Geneva Bible):
    For if thou shalt confesse with thy mouth the Lord Iesus, and shalt beleeue in thine heart, that God raised him vp from the dead, thou shalt be saued:

    Want me to preach from this Geneva Bible and see it that is ethical or not? I think i'll start at the next Med(ieval)Fair [​IMG]
     
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    So then, what is that one way that it does hold water?
     
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    Personal attacks are a violation of the posting rules.

    None of the changes made to the 1611 editions of the KJV reflected biblical scholarship or an updating of antiquated language—the changes were simply corrections of typographical errors and modernizations in spelling.

    If the KJV is a satisfactory translation, the KJOists are correct in their claim that the modern versions are doing a whole lot more harm than they are good.

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    If the KJV is a satisfactory translation, the KJOists are correct in their claim that the modern versions are doing a whole lot more harm than they are good.
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    Well waddayaknow? Methinks ol' Craig has seen the light!

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    Glad to have such a "scholar" on our side! LOL

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    Not in the spirit of this thread (which is wierd) but I can show you 150 MAJOR CHANGES of whole words and phrases - not simple spelling updates, etc - between the 1611 and 1769 revisions. We've had threads on the MAJOR theological implications - which version was right.

    Don't fall into that error of buying the "typo or modernizing" smoke and mirrors.
     
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    YEP!
    Is it ethical for some folks to raise such questions?
    NOPE!
    Does it even make sense to ask such a question?
    NOPE!
    Is the question even accurate?
    NOPE!

    In HIS service;
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    The opening post is in violation of this rule:

    As it is inflammatory, therefore this thread is closed.
     

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