Are all Bible versions equal? There has been a lot of debate among Christians on this topic. While some Christians believe the version makes no difference, others contend there have been too many changes since the original King James Version. In actuality, there have been changes to the original version & here is a list of KJV Bible verses removed from modern versions.
List of KJV Bible Verses Removed From Newer Versions
21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.
14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
17 And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
44 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
46 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.
36 Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
17 (For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)
4 For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
34 Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still.
7 But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands,
29 And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.
24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
In conclusion, those who make the argument that the King James Bible is the most accurate have a valid point. The truth is there have been numerous changes since this version. As we saw above, there have been 16 New Testament KJV Bible verses removed from modern versions like the NIV and ESV. While some are more staunch supporters of King James Bibles only, the author holds less fervent views on this topic.
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