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Discussion in 'Bible Versions & Translations' started by Rippon, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Rippon

    Rippon Well-Known Member
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    K -- hath God
    N -- Has any god

    K -- frontlets between your eyes
    N -- bind them on your foreheads

    K -- whatsoever thy soul lusteth after
    N -- as much of the meat as you want

    K -- between blood and blood, between plea and plea,and between stroke and stroke
    N -- bloodshed,lawsuits or assaults

    K -- discover his father's skirt
    N -- dishonour his father's bed

    K -- when thou wilt ease thyself abroad
    N -- when you relieve yourself

    K -- taketh him by the secrets
    N -- seizes him by his private parts

    K -- thou shalt become an astonishment
    N -- You will become a thing of horror

    K -- Do ye thus requite the Lord
    N -- Is this the way you repay the Lord

    K -- I will heap mischiefs upon them
    N -- I will heap calamities on them

    K -- Our hand is high
    N -- Our hand has triumphed
  2. Logos1560

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    Deut. 1:28 hearts (Geneva, NKJV) heart (KJV)
    Deut. 1:30 God, who (Geneva, NKJV) God which (KJV)
    Deut. 2:19 near (Geneva, NKJV) nigh (KJV)
    Deut. 3:26 angry (Geneva, NKJV) wroth (KJV)
    Deut. 4:1 to do (Geneva) for to do (KJV) to observe (NKJV)
    Deut. 4:41 separated (Geneva) severed (KJV) set apart (NKJV)
    Deut. 5:5 to declare (Geneva, NKJV) to shew (KJV)
    Deut. 5:23 to me (Geneva, NKJV) unto me (KJV)
    Deut. 7:25 covet (Geneva, NKJV) desire (KJV)
    Deut. 8:5 know (Geneva, NKJV) consider (KJV)
    Deut. 8:9 scarcity (Geneva, NKJV) scarceness (KJV)
    Deut. 10:22 seventy (Geneva, NKJV) threescore and ten (KJV)
    Deut. 11:3 signs (Geneva, NKJV) miracles (KJV)
    Deut. 11:25 No man shall (Geneva, NKJV) There shall no man (KJV)
    Deut. 11:30 the plain (Geneva, NKJV) the champaign (KJV)
    Deut. 12:15 heart desireth (Geneva) soul lusteth after (KJV) heart desires (NKJV)
    Deut. 12:20 heart desireth (Geneva) soul lusteth after (KJV) heart desires (NKJV)
    Deut. 13:7 near (Geneva, NKJV) nigh (KJV)
    Deut. 13:13 wicked men (Geneva) Certain men, the children of Belial (KJV) Corrupt men (NKJV)
    Deut. 14:15 ostrich (Geneva, NKJV) owl (KJV)
    Deut. 14:26 heart desireth (Geneva) soul lusteth after (KJV) heart desires (NKJV)
    Deut. 15:9 wicked thought in thine heart (Geneva) thought in thy wicked heart (KJV) wicked thought in your heart (NKJV)
    Deut. 15:19 firstborn males (Geneva, NKJV) firstling males (KJV)
    Deut. 15:19 shear the firstborn (Geneva, NKJV) shear the firstling (KJV)
    Deut. 16:22 piller (Geneva) image (KJV) sacred pillar (NKJV)
    Deut. 19:3 manslayer (Geneva, NKJV) slayer (KJV)
    Deut. 19:4 manslayer (Geneva, NKJV) slayer (KJV)
    Deut. 19:5 striketh (Geneva) fetcheth a stroke (KJV) swings a stroke (NKJV)
    Deut. 19:6 manslayer (Geneva, NKJV) slayer (KJV)
    Deut. 19:9 besides (Geneva, NKJV) beside (KJV)
    Deut. 20:8 like his heart (Geneva, NKJV) as his heart (KJV)
    Deut. 20:10 near (Geneva, NKJV) nigh (KJV)
    Deut. 20:19 smiting an axe (Geneva) forcing an axe (KJV) wielding an ax (NKJV)
    Deut. 21:1 is not (Geneva, NKJV) be not (KJV)
    Deut. 21:3 put to labour (Geneva) wrought with (KJV) worked (NKJV)
    Deut. 21:22 is put (Geneva, NKJV) be to be put (KJV)
    Deut. 22:2 near (Geneva, NKJV) nigh (KJV)
    Deut. 22:9 divers kinds of (Geneva) divers (KJV) different kinds of (NKJV)
    Deut. 22:30 uncover (Geneva, NKJV) discover (KJV)
    Deut. 23:22 abstainest (Geneva) shall forbear (KJV) abstain (NKJV)
    Deut. 25:17 out of Egypt (Geneva, NKJV) forth out of Egypt (KJV)
    Deut. 26:1 come into (Geneva, NKJV) come in unto (KJV)
    Deut. 26:5 answer and say (Geneva, NKJV) speak and say (KJV)
    Deut. 26:8 us out of Egypt (Geneva, NKJV) us forth out of Egypt (KJV)
    Deut. 26:18 precious (Geneva) peculiar (KJV) special (NKJV)
    Deut. 27:15 carved (Geneva, NKJV) graven (KJV)
    Deut. 28:1 obey (Geneva, NKJV) hearken (KJV)
    Deut. 28:2 obey (Geneva, NKJV) hearken (KJV)
    Deut. 28:15 obey (Geneva, NKJV) hearken (KJV)
    Deut. 28:40 olives shall fall (Geneva) olive shall cast his fruit (KJV) olives shall drop off (NKJV)
    Deut. 28:45 obeyedst not (Geneva) hearkenedst not (KJV) did not obey (NKJV)
    Deut. 28:48 in need of all things (Geneva, NKJV) in want of all things (KJV)
    Deut. 28:56 venture (Geneva, NKJV) adventure (KJV)
    Deut. 28:67 were evening (Geneva, NKJV) were even (KJV)
    Deut. 28:67 at evening (Geneva, NKJV) at even (KJV)
    Deut. 28:68 I said (Geneva, NKJV) I spake (KJV)
    Deut. 29:7 Sihon king (Geneva, NKJV) Sihon the king (KJV)
    Deut. 29:7 Og king (Geneva, NKJV) Og the king (KJV)
    Deut. 29:25 out of the land (Geneva, NKJV) forth out of the land (KJV)
    Deut. 30:14 very near (Geneva, NKJV) very nigh (KJV)
    Deut. 30:15 life and good, death and evil (Geneva, NKJV) life and good, and death and evil (KJV)
    Deut. 30:18 pronounce (Geneva) denounce (KJV) announce (NKJV)
    Deut. 31:7 called Joshua (Geneva, NKJV) called unto Joshua (KJV)
    Deut. 31:13 known it (Geneva, NKJV) know any thing (KJV)
    Deut. 32:19 provocation (Geneva, NKJV) provoking (KJV)
  3. Rippon

    Rippon Well-Known Member
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    To review a few of my examples:

    In 12:15 the KJV has :"Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after." L1560 pointed out that the Geneva has "heart desireth." That's a whole lot more acceptable.

    In 22:30 the KJV renders it:"discover" the Geneva has "uncover" which is much more understandable as L1560 noted.

    In 32:23 the KJV has "I will heap mischiefs upon them." The Geneva Bible has :"I will send plagues among them." The later is much more plain.