Interesting Facts About the King James Version Bible
One of the commonly quoted verses from the New Testament in the KJV Bible is, “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: when his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. And she conceived by the Holy Ghost, and was delivered of a son.”
These verses from the KJV Bible are typical of the King James Version, or KJV, which is the most popular of all the Bibles. The NIV Bible translation is somewhat different and incorporates additional vocabulary from other languages. There are several reasons why it has become so popular. It incorporates extra information that could not be found in the KJV.
The KJV was originally created by men who did not write books as we do today, instead they translated and reprinted the original texts from the Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic languages. This is because it took centuries for the languages to be written down to their modern form.
Since the Gospel writer was speaking in the first person he could not use a title such as “the Lord”. Thus, the traditional title “God” has been introduced. The word “Son” would probably have been more appropriate.
In the King James Bible the name of Jesus is often misspelled as “Jesus Christ” and this has led to a lot of controversy. So much so that there has been many discussions among English-speaking Bible readers as to which spelling is correct.
If you want to learn more about the KJV you can find a great deal of information on the Internet and you may even want to visit your local bookstore and buy a copy of the King James Bible. You will also find that the King James Version is the most widely used of all the English translations.
Many times in the KJV is referred to as “King James Version” and there are various versions of the Bible available. Each one of these versions has its own unique and individual set of rules and instructions that can be followed.
When you take the time to go online and look up “KJV” you can find all sorts of different websites that can help you out. There are videos to be found, articles and links to be found, and many ways to learn about this important work of the Bible.