The King James Only Controversy

What is the Controversy?[1]

At various times within the last half century, a controversy has flared up over English translations of the Bible, fueled by a vocal minority of conservative Christians that claims that the King James Version (KJV) is the only legitimate English translation. This movement is known as the “King James Only” (or “KJV Only”) movement. It seems to be most common among fundamental Baptists and Free Presbyterians, but crops up among others as well. [Read more…]

1 Samuel 13:21: A Review of Will Kinney’s Claims

The KJVO Claim

Will Kinney suggests that 1 Samuel 13:21 causes confusion among those of us who prefer the modern versions. His claim is that the KJV uses the word “file” in this passage and that the modern versions create confusion by using “two-thirds of a shekel.” [Read more…]