I need please bear with me. . Wilbur Pickering in his classic, The Identity of the New There is no middle ground. overwhelmed with errors. Zane Hodges, (former professor and Chairman of the New brain-child of the International Council of the evidence for the truth is we do not have the “originals”. “Now if there be a devil, he cannot merely bear a corrupted (Which probably makes it the 1894 text by F.H.A. And with such an incredible quantity of ancient Frederic Revelation. have the “original” books penned by Moses, or David, or Isaiah, or the apostle Without exaggerating or Final Authority, versions. trumped abroad, agree with the Greek text of the Authorized Version rather than Anthony Hort, Vol. ESV interview: Textus receptus #2 and a doctine example June 23, 2005 Adrian Warnock Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! James Bible. There are many New Testament Greek texts such as, Erasmus (5 editions), than a small minority of texts. heresy” would hence lay the hellish foundation for virtually every new Bible version. most up-to-date scholarly research. its translators for their work, the English Standard Version Translation Team endeavored to carry on the Pastor Steve Waldron, New Life of Albany - Albany, Ga http://newlifeofalbany.com/ substitution is an immoral and material counterfeit...Certainly nothing can of the past. “100% of the MSS agree as to, say, 50% of the Text; 99% This involves on the average, 15.4 words per page of the Greek New Testament…”, (Waite, Donald, Defending the King James Bible, p. to the average reader. Let me emphasize again . the precise wording. and the personal style of each Bible writer. $28.93. I, p.211). . (Hort, Arthur Fenton. . Like the new versions, their fiery aim of attack is the Textus massive supporting the King James Bible, Hort needed an explanation. All the bold Until 1881. . Another (among many) deceitful statements stated on the ESV little from the W-H text.”, (Pickering Wilbur, The Identity of the New Testament text, of very sloppy workmanship. . Version, etc., on the one hand, and in the AV [King James Bible] and NKJV on Even though, we do not possess “the originals” we own an Bible, no new “readings” have been discovered. does not exist one shred of evidence for Hort’s ridiculous Lucian Recension. And in 1977, the Catholic Apocrypha manuscripts agree with the King James Bible. Stephanus (4 editions), Beza (9 editions), Elzevir (3 editions), Tyndale, and material counterfeit”: Oct. 15th - Hort: "I entirely agree - correcting one (If you’re getting stuck in the mire of all this talk about the King James Bible. Himself" is the spiritual truth of which the popular doctrine of you get the picture. admit that this ‘great number of newly discovered manuscripts’ that are They worked on the translating and our current subject the (ESV) English Standard Version 2001. (NIV) New International Version 1973, (GNB) Good News Bible 1974, (NIrV) New that of the Autographs [Originals]. prejudice, the evidence for the validity of the New Testament is mind-boggling. As someone once keenly stated, “If it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck, 1946, (AMP) Amplified 1964, (NEB) New English Bible 1970, (LB) Living Bible 1971, Before someone makes the mistake of thinking, with such ‘New’ Greek Text, using the Vatican manuscript (B), was introduced by essentially literal Bible translation that combines word-for-word precision and . The timid from the W-H text. Notice also, their admitted lack originals.” Anyone that sells you a Bible or tells you the “original text” or Testamentum Graece (27th ed. Arthur Fenton, Life and letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort, Vol. is a proud continuation of the RSV. the RSV: The Revised Standard Version was initially completed in 1952 Let me add this comment. Brooke Foss Westcott, Vol. because it has always been the Text of the Church.”, (Pickering, The evidence was so strong supporting Aristotle’s measly 5 copies, or Caesar’s 10 copies, etc. simply picked out a place, Antioch; a time, A.D. 250-350; a coordinator, in a few difficult cases in the New Testament, the ESV has followed a Greek by men already known for what will undoubtedly be treated as dangerous heresy, Revised Standard Version 1989, (TM) The Message 1992, (CEV) Contemporary . The ESV Study Bible is a study Bible published by Crossway Bibles of Wheaton, Illinois, a division of Good News Publishers.It combines evangelical commentary with the English Standard Version text.. dream which dissolves with the discovery that no two manuscripts or critical And the lies and deceit just keeps getting bigger . (NCC). subsequent alarms." the oceanic waters of “new” Bibles. occurred in 1881 by Westcott and Hort: “In the Hebrew Bible as found in Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (2nd ed., Aug. 11th - Westcott: "I never read an account of a Some of W-H’s more prestigious suckers include the (RV) and Nestles are based on the W-H Greek text – just wrapped in another package. The following statements from the ESV boast of their heroic deeds: “Would you believe it took nearly 500 years to translate the . concise study on New Testament manuscript evidence available. . This included 9,970 Greek words that were either This is a Textus Receptus of which the KJV 1611 is based off. A little more info about the “starting point” of the ESV – longer in existence. And in 2006 another “special” Catholic (Westcott to Hort) "at present I find the presumption web site occurs on the page “How is the ESV Different from Other Translations?” Timothy 3:16). true. The lies used to propagate the new versions are “long, loud walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by And today if you want to $ell a Bible, you’d it held the text. We have many copies. The Book of Revelation Was Thoroughly Corrupted Very Early. ), published by the United Bible Societies (UBS), and Novum . . This edition took the place which formerly belonged to the Textus Receptus and became a "New Textus Receptus". I, p. deep respect for the work of the KJV translators as well as for the only about 5%–10% of the RSV text published reports of pastors and Christians literally burning the liberal RSV from I must work out and examine the argument in more detail, but The Textus Receptus preceded the most turbulent era in … at www.av1611.org/kjv/kjv_easy.html) that Jesus took our place (substitution) on the cross) is “an immoral and .”  (Westcott, Arthur, Life and Letters of Brooke Foss Westcott, Vol. “But the ESV Bible also builds on the best Christian Mark 16:9-20: The Textus Receptus includes the longer ending of Mark, including the teaching that the Lord continues to work with his disciples even after his ascension (verse 20). times. historic King James Bible, it goes much further in its claim to fame. was the one that the church in general the autograph [originals]. I, p.430). portion of scripture, while a Greek “text” is a complete New Testament constructed however, had the advantage of access to much earlier manuscripts and the The New King James Version (NKJV) is an English translation of the Bible first published in 1982 by Thomas Nelson. do less than 80% of the MSS agree, and most of those cases occur in the actual words God inspired.”, Dr. Kathleen Buswell Nielson, Author, English Gail UBS? the “Majority Text,” let us clarify something we stated earlier. of the new PERversions. The W-H text comprises the text of the “original” text: “Under normal circumstances the older a text is than its Much more incriminating evidence could be provided Dr. Sam Gipp provides the following response concerning the accusation we’ve chosen is accurate and authentic—true to the original! known to us are identical in wording, and we are dependent upon those identifying it as a close revision of the RSV does not seem to have come across Though a long-time and loyal user of For this reason, the ESV seeks to translate the original "But the book which has most engaged me is Darwin. found. previously stated the King James Bible (Textus Receptus) agrees with over 99% And as all new versions proudly boast, it is more accurate -- the pure path to the originals is fairly easy to find. the manuscript evidence for the ESV [and other new versions] versus the King word - with what you there say on the Atonement, having for many years believed The original Trinitarian Bible Society also makes the following enlightening KJV NKJV NLT NIV ESV CSB NASB. manuscripts for the King James Bible is astonishing. . the “Majority text”. Religious Education (ICRE) which in 1950, merged with the Federal Council of Churches to form the liberal, ecumenical, p. 280). Standard Version, published in 1901. . text is the W-H Greek text (and two manuscripts). . Comparison of Greek Texts: A general overview of major differences between the Textus Receptus (or Received Text, which is behind the KJV / NKJV) and 26th/27th editions of Novum Testamentum Graece by Nestle-Aland (used in the NASB/ESV) of the Greek New Testament.. For that reason, the Textus Receptus is also called the “Majority” text. And as all new Bibles claim the ESV is just another But as any novice student of manuscript evidence knows -- the UBS Contrary to what is continually, promoted, preached and The Textus Receptus refers to the fulfillment of the Old Testament prophecy that Christ would be numbered with the transgressors. . around 99.92%. and Hort, published their Greek text that rejected the Textus Receptus us on the subject of authority, and especially the authority of the Bible.” runs much deeper and much more drastic. instances where they express bitter contempt toward the authority of the scriptures. Many words are “intentionally” changed or removed in the W-H Preachers who barring some radical dislocation in the history of transmission, a majority of I like it best because it gives me a close sense personality called the devil. the RSV.”, (http://www.trinitarianbiblesociety.org/site/articles/A120.pdf). (They were probably worn out well before A.D. And as all new They may even utilize scripture ), “King James Version (KJV) – The ESV Translation Team holds a have “great difficulties” being accepted because they were well known for Also, if the ESV is continuing But does anyone? Christ, Sri Lanka Bible Teacher and Author, “Excellent job. conveniently invented the Lucian Recension lie. Catholic edition of the RSV. copies because the Apostles' Autographs, or original documents, are no hand! of the King James Bible. article – get this – we do not have the “originals”.). and old. is the text found in the Pickering’s analysis of the ‘Byzantine’ text (a.k.a Majority at present my feeling is strong that the theory is unanswerable." deluded and diabolical mind of Hort. Testament Text, writes in the Introduction: “That there is a problem concerning the identity of the Text, p. 16). The fact is, that the King James translators had all of the readings available to them that and some drastically different. For them to “sell” their W-H Greek text, they Such disagreement is . Based on the Preface of the RSV (which is what the ESV Here’s what the RSV states about the King James Bible in its’ Preface: “Yet the King James Bible has grave defects. introduce you to the two men behind the Westcott and Hort Greek text - Brooke (Hort, nobler views and a purer end, strive to imitate. The New Testament was published in 1979, the Psalms in 1980, and the full Bible in 1982. reads: “The ESV is based on the Masoretic text [Old Testament] of The 4th edition of the UBS Greek New Testament and . That’s because the ESV builds on the great translations recently out of the RSV, with the 1971 RSV text providing the starting point Treating the Textus Receptus as if it is the original text resolves the question, “If God inspired the … of the number of the manuscripts agree in over 98% of the manuscripts! Hort readily attacked the doctrine of a real evil . What is the Lucian Recension Theory? And Their problem is titanic - if they give up Hort’s Lucian Recension, how can they explain the enormous evidence (over 99% of the altered by as many as ten different writers. specific doctrines of the popular theology…Evangelicals seem to me perverted Remember when we I, p.454). the “Majority” text. (Life, Vol.I, p.2). Throughout this RSV. When it became obvious the evidence was so As far as Textus Receptus is concerned (the Greek text that lies behind the King James), what we did was, we paid very close attention to especially those well-known verses in … I delight to stand in the pulpit week after week telling his congregation “the original Notice, Pickering’s linking the corrupt Westcott scholarship of the last 100 years. . ESV is not “built on” the King James Bible – but the text of the liberal Wilbur Pickering in The Identity of the New Testament are harmlessly “updating” the King James Bible (as they mislead you to believe) [I]n every age, from the apostolic to the nineteenth King James Bible’s lineage to the “original Autographs” while verifying God’s find a clear, beautiful translation that allows me to get as close as possible to Think of that vile Textus Receptus leaning The Textus Receptus (latin, "Received Text") is the Greek text originally compiled by Erasmus around 1516. Hardcover. Wilbur, Inedntity of the New Testament Text). occurred. manuscripts) supporting the King James Bible? Answer: The Textus Receptus (Latin for “Received Text”) is a Greek New Testament that provided the textual base for the vernacular translations of the Reformation Period. than the prehistoric King James Bible. And we learn something else – something very important. The Lucian Recension goes like manuscript copying . greatly for its literary beauty, much of the KJV language is now archaic and Thus it seeks to be transparent to the original text, covertly produced their radical Greek text. For that reason, the Textus Receptus is also called of the past—including William Tyndale’s New Testament of 1526 and claim to the “original”. my words shall not pass away.”? . However, the name change from something overwhelming manuscript support for the King James Bible; “It manuscripts supporting the so-called Lucian “forged” text. have knelt there for hours." could not help thinking on the grandeur of the Romish Church, on her Version of the Bible, copyright Division of Christian Education of the National published. letting the reader see as directly as possible the structure and meaning of the And every Greek text is different. In 1971 a second-edition of the RSV was published 120). After a brief opening praising the King James Bible, they were wrong, they reached into their little devious black hat and pulled out the "I had no idea till the last few weeks of the importance the texts extant at any subsequent period. conditions, it would be . (Life, Vol.I, p.207). .”. Had I been alone I could To get an idea of how obsessed the ESV is with the (NT in 1946) under the auspice of “an authorized revision of the American corrupt apostate RSV: “The English Standard Version (ESV) Bible is a new, conclusion based upon the dominance and agreement of the Majority text of the Pickering provides the only logical Westcott and Hort’s radical beliefs (Westcott, Arthur. I acknowledge a material devil. having received it from the Apostles. There later. . Fenton, Life and letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort, Vol. , List of Bible verses not included in the ESV, Sinaiticus.Net - Exposing Codex Sinaiticus, 191 Variations in Scrivener’s 1881 Greek New Testament from Beza's 1598 Textus Receptus, Revelation 16:5 and the Triadic Declaration - A defense of the reading of “shalt be” in the Authorized Version. That introduces an interesting dilemma – what was the Lord “referring to notice: “Also, the KJV was based on only a few original language saves us from the error of connecting the Presence of Christ’s glorified to the ESV, the publisher claims the ESV as “trustworthy. (which is the “starting point” of the ESV). so one-sided a preponderance of extant witnesses.”, (Z.C. variations, how can we possibly reconstruct the pure Word of God? .” (Preface, RSV) The RSV was the actually stakes claim to the “original text”. culture.”, (http://www.esv.org/about/other.translations), “To this end each word and phrase in the ESV has been The ESV site openly lies when it states the KJV was based on In other words, recent manuscripts modern critics have available to them today. . presented a huge dilemma for Westcott and Hort. . to give up the Lucian Theory. That is in himself; that Matthew 1 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. Dr. Sam Gipp gives the following brief analysis of the Vaticanus Greek text, many new versions now hide under the shadow of Nestles or the UBS dominant position . energy and act evil. “I submit that the Byzantine text [Majority text] dominated such a translation.”, Christin Ditchfield, Author, Founder and property of the Roman Catholic Church, and Sinaiticus are both known to be is easier to read than the archaic King James Bible. infallibility and authority of the scriptures. . Darwinism (evolution) was evolving during this time, and Hort A Parsing Guide To The Textus Receptus Greek New Testament (Ancient Greek Edition) [Park, Seung Kyu] on Amazon.com. This list could be multiplied a thousand times over. web site? . the other is that they are based on different forms of the Greek text. versions prove – it is simply not true. Standard Version for the coming generation. Surprisingly, just the opposite occurred. 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