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KJVO: How should I study the Bible?

Discussion in '2004 Archive' started by timothy 1769, Oct 23, 2004.

  1. timothy 1769

    timothy 1769 New Member

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    I am KJVO. When trying to understand scripture, is it acceptable to:

    1) rely on my personal knowledge and the Holy Spirit alone

    2) consult old dictionaries (Webster's 1828)

    3) consult modern historical dictionaries (Oxford English Dictionary)

    4) Consult old versions (Geneva, etc)

    5) Consult the Greek and Hebrew (through Strong's, interlinears, Englishman's concordances, etc.)

    6) Consult modern versions on a verse-by-verse basis

    7) Read modern versions alongside the AV, but keep in mind the AV is authoritative.

    What do you think? How do you study the KJV?
     
  2. Logos1560

    Logos1560 Active Member
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    According to Gail Riplinger, the KJV has
    a "built-in dictionary" that gives a
    perfect definition of all its own words.

    Why then would a KJV-only advocate ever
    need to consult a dictionary when studying
    the KJV?
     
  3. Terry_Herrington

    Terry_Herrington New Member

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    I believe you should use all the resources at your disposal, especially the 1828 dictionary. However, remember that it is the KJV that is THE BIBLE!
     
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