Why Did King James Dislike the Geneva Bible? Forbidden Verses

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The Geneva Bible, a popular English translation in the 16th century, faced unexpected opposition from none other than King James I. This blog post delves into the reasons behind this royal disapproval, exploring the historical context, political motivations, and religious differences that fueled King James’s dislike for this influential text. We’ll unravel the intricate web … Read more

How To Clean And Maintain Your Wax Pen

Owning a vape pen will put you at a stage where you need to clean and maintain it periodically and regularly. The wax pen is located in the middle of a vape and the ring for dabbing. Everything that you use needs proper cleaning and maintenance so why not a wax pen? It is all … Read more

Wasn’t the Textus Receptus based on just a few manuscripts?

The Greek Textus Receptus underlying the KJV was first edited by Desiderius Erasmus and published in 1516. Erasmus had before him a half-dozen manuscripts during the editing process. Critics are quick to seize upon this “flaw” of the Textus Receptus to deride the KJV. However, these criticisms are unjustified. God in the Bible used only … Read more

Should Cainan be in the genealogy in Luke 3:36?

Most translations (NASB, ESV, NIV, NRSV) also have Cainan in Luke 3:36. The apparent problem is that Cainan does not appear in the genealogy in Genesis, Chronicles, or in other Jewish histories. Only some late manuscripts of the Septuagint have Cainan as the son of Arphaxad in Genesis 11. Thus, the charge is that “Cainan” … Read more

“Heaven” or “Heavens” in Genesis 1:1?

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1, KJV) Critics charge that שמים (shamayim) is plural and should be translated as “heavens.” In Hebrew, however, the plural form may identify size rather than number in certain contexts. Such a plural is called a “plural of extension or amplification” (William Rosenau, Hebraisms … Read more