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Punctuation

Discussion in 'Bible Versions & Translations' started by Salty, May 2, 2013.

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  1. KJVO should insist on no chapters or verse division

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  2. KJVO should insist on using the actual 1611 version (not the 1792)

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  3. KJVO should insist on no punctuation

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  4. KJVO should only read the NT in Greek and the OT in Hebrew

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  5. The current 1792 version of the KJV 1611 is acceptable

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  1. Salty

    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    I was surfing and read some articles that stated that punctuation was not 'invented" until the 1500's.

    If that is true, to stay true to the original manuscripts - should all punctuation be removed from KJVO Bibles?

    Not really being facetious here, just thinking consistency

    I could not find a particular website that discussed punctuation solely, so I goggled Punctuation was not invented until the 1500's
     
  2. Van

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    I think the translators backfit the punctuation based on the syntax and inflection of the original language. So perhaps its semi inspired. :)
     
  3. Yeshua1

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    Would say once in a while its a shame they did a paragraph break, as the writer was still making/finishing up a point! paul tended to be long winded, so at times they 'cut him off!"
     
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    Yes, lets us add chapters (13th Century) and verses 16th Century) as being not inspired?
     
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    Opps, I meant to make this a multiple choice poll, forgot to check the box - so.......
     
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    Do you mean the 1769?

    None of the twenty or so more varying editions of the KJV in print today that I have been examining are 100% identical to the text of the 1769 Oxford edition of the KJV. There would be over 200 differences between the 1769 Oxford edition and any present KJV edition.

    Concerning punctuation, the 1769 Oxford had the misplaced comma at Hebrews 10:12 that would change the interpretation of that verse. That comma was not changed back for around 200 years [from 1638 Cambridge until 1838 London edition].

    Hebrews 10:12 [comma that changes interpretation or meaning]
    sins, for ever (1675, 1679, 1709, 1715, 1728, 1747, 1754, 1758, 1762, 1765, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1777, 1778, 1783, 1784, 1787, 1788, 1791, 1792, 1795, 1795e, 1798, 1800, 1803, 1804, 1810, 1812, 1819, 1821, 1823, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1835, 1838, 1840 Oxford) [1638, 1683, 1743, 1747, 1758, 1760, 1762, 1763B, 1765, 1767, 1768, 1769, 1778, 1790, 1795, 1800, 1817, 1822, 1824, 1833, 1837, 1844 Cambridge] {1660, 1684, 1711, 1735, 1747, 1750, 1759, 1760, 1763, 1767, 1772, 1795, 1813, 1814, 1817, 1819, 1824, 1825, 1834 London} (1722, 1756, 1764, 1766, 1769, 1787, 1789, 1791, 1793, 1810, 1820, 1842, 1851, 1858 Edinburgh) (1762 Dublin) (1700 MP) (1770 Dodd) (1782 Aitken) (1791, 1816 Collins) (1791 Thomas) (1801 Hopkins) (1803 Etheridge) (1807 Johnson) (1809, 1810, 1818, 1828 Boston) (1813 Carey) (1815 Walpole) (1816 Albany) (1818 Holbrook) (Clarke) (1818, 1819, 1829, 1843 ABS) (1827 Smith) (1831 Brown) (1832 PSE) (1835 Scott) (1836 Hartford) (1846 Portland) (1854, 1876 Harding) (1856 AFBS) (1924, 1958 Hertel)
    sins for ever, (1847 Oxford, SRB) [1629, 1637, 1842, 1865 Cambridge, DKJB] {1611, 1614, 1616, 1617, 1640, 1838, 1860, 1877 London} (1638 Edinburgh)
     
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    Romans 3:5 [missing punctuation after man] [(I speak as a man.)--1560 Geneva, NKJV; (I speak after the manner of men,)--1602 Bishops]
    (I speak as a man)? [2005, 2011 Cambridge] (2006 PENG)
    I speak as a man; (1853, 1855, 1858 ABS)
    (I speak as a man; ) (1769 Edinburgh)
    (I speak as a man). [1824 Cambridge]
    (I speak as a man.) (1774, 1784 Oxford) [1817 Cambridge] {1614, 1634, 1795, 1824 London} (1791 Collins) (1816 Albany) (1827 Smith) (1829 ABS) (NCE) (1833 WEB)
    (I speak as a man,) (1770, 1771, 1773, 1778, 1783, 1804 Oxford) [1758, 1760, 1762, 1765, 1767, 1768, 1769, 1790 Cambridge] (1766, 1787, 1789, 1791, 1793 Edinburgh) (1813 Carey) (1819, 1843 ABS) (1832 PSE) (1845 Harding) (1846 Portland) (1842 Bernard)
    (I speak as a man) (1769 Oxford, SRB) [1629 Cambridge, DKJB]
     
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    other then the 1611 edition, which of these others seen as the 'real KJV" by those holding to KJVO?
     
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    If there could only be one English Bible then it should have been the 1560 Geneva.
     
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    Why not Tyndale's?
     
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    Tyndale's did not include the complete Old Testament.
     
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    Correct.:thumbsup:
     
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