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2011 Birthday gift

Discussion in 'Bible Versions & Translations' started by NaasPreacher (C4K), Jul 11, 2011.

  1. NaasPreacher (C4K)

    NaasPreacher (C4K) Well-Known Member

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    What a nice gift from my dear wife. Zondervan has a reduced size photostatic reprint of the 1611 printing of the KJV!

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    Now I can check out what the 'REAL' KJV1611 says without wading through a website! I am especially intrigued by the marginal notes and alternate translations they used.

    For example I am studying and preaching in Romans 1 at the moment. In verse 5 the text has 'By whom we have received grace and Apostleship ||for obedience to the faith among all the nations for his Name.

    The marginal note reads
    || or, to the obedience of faith

    I love the picture of 'obedience of faith' that the translating team included to remind of that obedience is truly a result of our faith.
     
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  3. TomVols

    TomVols New Member

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    Nice gift. Happy Birthday!

    My wife says I have too many books, so I get silly things like clothes and the like. BLEAH! :laugh:
     
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    THAT is cool!! I love looking at the fascimile original. It's so interesting!
     
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    One of my son's friends (who my son led to Christ) gave me a 1611 also, and I love it!!! A wonderful gift.....I agree!!!
     
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    I picked this up at Wal Mart about a month ago. You know it's gotta be the 400th Anniversary if Wal Mart is selling the AV 1611!

    You'll probably need a magnifying glass if you're really wanting to dig into it, especially for prolonged reading. But it's a very inexpensive way to acquire a 1611, although it does omit the Apocrypha due to space considerations. But there are marginal references to apocryphal books, as it is a facsimilie of the original.
     
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    Happy Birthday!!!
     
  8. John of Japan

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    Very cool, and Happy Birthday!
     
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