ANOTHER BIBLE ~ ANOTHER GOSPEL

 
 

 

TABLES OF COMPARISON OF SELECTED SCRIPTURES

AFFECTING FUNDAMENTAL DOCTRINES

OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH

 

GREEK TEXTUS RECEPTUS ~ HEBREW MASORETIC TEXT

KING JAMES VERSION ~ NEW KING JAMES VERSION

ENGLISH REVISED VERSION ~ NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE ~ NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION

 

In the following tables, the King James Version, New King James Version, English Revised Version, New American Standard Version and New International Version are compared with the Greek Textus Receptus and Hebrew Masoretic Text. Nineteen categories of doctrine were selected which represent the most significant areas of change in modern translations which affect fundamental Christian doctrine. This listing is only a portion of the overwhelming number of alterations to essential doctrines in modern versions with the exception of the New King James Version which is based on the Greek Textus Receptus.

 

1. THE DEITY OF JESUS CHRIST

"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: but made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men." (Philippians 2:5-7)

Modifications to key verses such as this one and others containing titles of the Lord Jesus Christ undermine the doctrine of His deity.

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1 Timothy 3:16

God

God God He (margin note - God) He He
Daniel 3:25

the Son of God

the Son of God the Son of God son of the gods  a son of the gods a son of the gods
Philippians 2:6 esteemed it not rapine to be equal with God thought it not robbery to be equal with God did not consider it robbery to be equal to God* counted it not a prize to be on an equality with God did not regard equality with God a thing to be grasped did not consider equality with God something to be grasped
Acts 8:37 the Son of God to be Jesus Christ that Jesus Christ is the Son of God that Jesus Christ is the Son of God omitted

(marginal note)

omitted

(marginal note)

omitted

(footnote)

John 6:69 thou art the Christ the Son of God the living thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God you are the Christ, the Son of the living God Thou art the Holy One of God You are the Holy One of God you are the Holy One of God
John 9:35 Son of God Son of God Son of God Son of God Son of Man Son of Man
Matthew 20:20 doing homage worshipping him kneeling down worshipping him bowing down kneeling down
John 4:42 that this is truly the Saviour of the world, the Christ this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world  this is indeed the Savior of the world this One indeed is the Savior of the world this man really is the savior of the world
Acts 15:11; 16:31 Lord Jesus Christ Lord Jesus Christ Lord Jesus Christ* Lord Jesus Lord Jesus Lord Jesus
Romans 1:3 Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord omitted omitted omitted

1 Corinthians 5:4

our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus
Ephesians 3:14 our Lord Jesus Christ of our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ omitted omitted omitted
1 Thess. 2:19 our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus
1 Thess. 3:11 our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Jesus our Lord our Lord Jesus
2 Thess. 1:8 our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus Christ our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus our Lord Jesus
John 14:28 My Father my Father My Father the Father the Father the Father
Philippians 4:13 through Christ through Christ through Christ in him through Him through him
Acts 7:59 calling upon God calling upon God calling on God calling upon the Lord called upon the Lord omitted 

*NU - The most prominent modern critical text of the Greek New Testament, published in the 26th edition of the Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament and in the 3rd edition of the United Bible Societies Greek New Testament. (New King James Version, Preface, "The New Testament Text").

2. THE INCARNATION

"And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory." (I Timothy 3:16)

Modern versions change "God" to "He" in this verse and omit other references to Jesus Christ coming in the flesh.

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1 Timothy 3:16

God

God God He (margin note - God) He He
1 John 4:3 that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh omitted omitted omitted
Acts 2:30 according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ according to the flesh He would raise up the Christ omitted omitted omitted
Ephesians 5:30 of his flesh and of his bones of his flesh and of his bones of His flesh and of His bones omitted omitted omitted

3. THE VIRGIN BIRTH

"BEHOLD, A VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD, AND SHALL BRING FORTH A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME EMMANUEL, which being interpreted is, God with us. Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: and knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son; and he called his name JESUS." (Matthew 1:23-25)

In the prophecy as it was originally given in Isaiah 7:14, the Revised Standard Version changes "virgin" to "young woman" and the NASB has "maiden" in a footnote. In Matthew 1:25, most new versions change "her firstborn son" to "birth to a son", casting doubt upon the virginity of Mary at Jesus’ birth.

Other verses are changed to indicate that Jesus was born of an earthly father. These alterations deny the role of the Holy Spirit in the conception of Jesus Christ and, therefore, His divine nature.


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Matthew 1:25 her firstborn son her firstborn son her firstborn Son brought forth a son birth to a Son birth to a son
Luke 2:33 Joseph and his mother Joseph and his mother Joseph and His mother his father and his mother His father and mother The child’s father and mother
Luke 2:43 Joseph and his mother  Joseph and his mother  Joseph and His mother his parents His parents his parents

4. THE SUBSTITUTIONARY ATONEMENT

"Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins." (Colossians 1:13,14)

New versions remove reference to the blood atonement in this and other verses. Words are also omitted or changed to imply that the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ was not the full atonement for sins.


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Colossians 1:14 through his blood through his blood through His blood omitted omitted omitted
Colossians 1:24 that which is behind of the tribulations of the Christ that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ that which is lacking of the afflictions of Christ that which is lacking in Christ’s afflictions what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions
1 Corinthians 11:24 broken for you broken for you broken for you is for you (margin note) for you (marginal note) for you
1 Cor. 5:7; 1 Peter 4:1 for us for us for us omitted omitted omitted
Ephesians 1:14 purchased possession purchased possession purchased possession God’s own possession God’s own possession God’s possession
Hebrews 1:3 by himself by himself by Himself omitted omitted omitted

5. THE RESURRECTION

"Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene...After that he appeared in another form unto two of them, as they walked, and went into the country . . .Afterward he appeared unto the eleven as they sat at meat, and upbraided them with their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they believed not them which had seen him after he was risen." (Mark 16:9,12,14)

New versions isolate Mark 16:9-20 with the misleading disclaimer that it is not contained in the earliest manuscripts. They also question almost every appearance of Jesus after his resurrection, casting doubt upon His bodily resurrection and deity.

 

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Mark 16:9-20 Appearances of Jesus after His resurrection Appearances of Jesus after His resurrection Appearances of Jesus after His resurrection marginal disclaimer marginal disclaimer --verses replaced with: "And they promptly reported all these instructions to Peter and his companions. And after that, Jesus Himself sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation." parenthetical disclaimer
Luke 9:31 his decease his decease His decease his decease (margin) his departure his departure
Acts 1:3 infallible proofs infallible proofs infallible proofs by many proofs convincing proofs convincing proofs
Ephesians 5:30 of his flesh and of his bones of his flesh and of his bones of His flesh and of His bones omitted omitted omitted
Luke 13:32 the third day I shall be perfected the third day I shall be perfected the third day I shall be perfected the third day I am perfected The third day I reach my goal the third day I will reach my goal
Luke 24:12 Peter at the empty tomb Peter at the empty tomb Peter at the empty tomb marginal disclaimer Parenthetical disclaimer Peter at the empty tomb
Luke 24:40 he shewed them his hands and feet he shewed them his hands and his feet He showed them His hands and His feet he shewed them his hands and his feet omitted

(marginal note)

he showed them his hands and his feet

 

 

6. THE ASCENSION

"So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God." (Mark 16:11)

 

The ascension proves that Jesus Christ is now in heaven. Almost every mention of the ascension is omitted in some new versions.

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John 16: 16 because I go to the Father because I go to the Father because I go to the Father omitted omitted omitted

Luke 24:51

carried up into heaven

carried up into heaven

carried up into heaven

carried up into heaven

(marginal disclaimer)

omitted

(marginal note)

taken up into heaven

Mark 16:9-20

(verse 19)

received up into heaven

received up into heaven

received up into heaven

marginal disclaimer

parenthetical with marginal disclaimer

parenthetical disclaimer

John 3:13

which is in heaven

which is in heaven

who is in heaven

which is in heaven

(marginal disclaimer)

omitted

(marginal note)

omitted

(footnote)

7. THE TRINITY

"For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one." (1 John 5:7)

This is the famous Trinitarian proof text which F.J.A. Hort hoped to remove from the New Greek Text .

(See: The Life and Letters of Fenton John Anthony Hort)

1 John 5:7 is missing from the New Greek New Testament Text, the English Revised Version and most modern translations.

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1 John 5:7 For three there are that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one. For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. for there are three who bear Witness in heaven: the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit and these three are one. omitted omitted

(marginal disclaimer)

omitted

(footnote)

Isaiah 48:16 the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me. the Lord God, and his Spirit, hath sent me. the Lord God and His Spirit have sent Me. the Lord God hath sent Me, and His Spirit the Lord God has sent Me, and His Spirit the Sovereign Lord has sent me, with his Spirit.
Romans 1:20 Godhead Godhead Godhead divinity divine nature divine nature
Colossians 2:9 Godhead Godhead Godhead Godhead Deity Deity

8. JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST

"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." (Acts 8:37)

New versions omit this verse and alter others to change justification by faith to salvation by works. Many versions delete "by himself" in Hebrews 1:3 to permit faith in another mediator, such as Mary. The omission of "on me" in John 6:47 allows for any belief.

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Acts 8:37 If thou believest with the whole heart, it is lawful. And  answering he said, I believe the Son of God to be Jesus Christ. If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. "If you believe with all your heart, you may." And he answered and said, "I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God." omitted (marginal note) omitted (marginal note) omitted (footnote)
Romans 11:6 but if of works, no longer is it grace; else work no longer is work. but if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work. but if it is of works, it is no longer grace: otherwise work is no longer work. omitted omitted omitted

(footnote)

Galatians 5:22 faith  faith  faithfulness faithfulness faithfulness faithfulness
John 6:47 believes on me believeth on me believes in Me that believeth believes believes
Hebrews 1:3 by himself by himself by Himself omitted omitted omitted
Mark 10:24 for those who trust in riches for them that trust in riches for those who trust in riches for them that trust in riches omitted omitted
Matthew 6:22 thine eye single be thine eye be single your eye is good thine eye be single your eye is clear your eyes are good

9. INERRANCY OF SCRIPTURE

"The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O Lord, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever." (Psalm 12:6,7)

In this important verse, new versions change "them" referring to the Scriptures to "us" referring to people. Other alterations and omissions diminish the authority of Scripture and discourage confidence in its divine inspiration and preservation.

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Luke 4:4 but by every word of God but by every word of God but by every word of God* omitted  omitted omitted
Psalm 12:6, 7

The words of the LORD are pure words,...
 

Thou wilt keep them, O LORD; Thou wilt preserve us from this generation for ever.

The words of the LORD are pure words...Thou shalt keep them, 

O LORD. Thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever.

The words of the Lord are pure words...You shall keep them, O Lord, you shall preserve them from this generation forever. the words of the Lord are pure words…Thou shalt keep them O Lord, Thou shalt preserve them from this generation forever. The words of the Lord are pure words...Thou, O Lord, wilt keep them; Thou wilt preserve him from this generation forever. And the words of the Lord are flawless...O Lord you will keep us safe and protect us from such people forever.
2 Corinthians 2:17 making gain by corrupting the word of God corrupt the word of God peddling the word of God corrupting the word of God (marginal note) peddling the word of God peddle the word of God for profit

10. MASCULINE DEITY

"He that believeth on me, believeth not on me, but on him that sent me. And he that seeth me seeth him that sent me. (John 12:44,45)

New versions frequently change masculine words referring to God to the neuter "One". False religions of this world often identify their god as "the One". The new "Politically Correct" bible calls God, "Father-Mother", and Christ, "the human one." (41)

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John 7:18 the glory of him his glory  the glory of the One the glory of him the glory of the one the honor of the one
Colossians 3:10 the image of him  the image of him  the image of Him the image of him to the image of the One  the image of its Creator
John 6:69 Christ, the Son Christ, the Son Christ, the Son the Holy One the Holy One the Holy One 
John 12:45, 15:21 him who sent me him that sent me Him who sent Me him that sent me the One who sent Me the One who sent me
Matthew 13:37 He who sows He that soweth He who sows he that soweth the one who sows The one who sowed

11. SATAN

"How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning, how thou art cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations." (Isaiah 14:12)

"I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star." (Revelation 22:16)

In the only passage of Scripture which describes Lucifer’s iniquity and fall into hell, most new versions omit the name Lucifer and confuse his identity with Jesus Christ, the Morning Star.

"Lucifer - 'light bringer', "the morning star': Isaiah 14:12 (helel, 'spreading brightness'.) Symbol of the once bright but now fallen king of Babylon. The title belongs of right to Christ (Rev. 22:16), therefore about to be assumed by antichrist, of whom Babylon is type and mystical Babylon the forerunner (Rev. 17:4-5). The language is primarily drawn from that of Satan himself, the spirit that energized the pagan world power Babylon, that now energizes the apostate church, and shall at last energize the last secular antichrist (the fourth kingdom little horn) and his champion, the false prophet (the third kingdom little horn), the harlot's successor, who shall oppress Israel, as the fourth kingdom little horn oppresses the Gentile world: Dan. 7:8-26 (Chaldee); Dan. 8:9-11 (Hebrew); Rev. 13:4; 16:13-14; 2 Thes. 2:9. 'Lucifer' is thus naturally applied to Satan (Luke 10:18; Rev. 12:8-9; Judges 1:6)." Fausset Bible Dictionary

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Isaiah 14:12 O day-star, son of the morning! O Lucifer, son of the morning O Lucifer, son of the morning Daystar, son of the morning O star of the morning

O morning star

Luke 4:8 Get thee behind me, Satan Get thee behind me, Satan Get behind me, Satan* omitted omitted omitted

12. MAN

"What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. (Psalm 8:4,5)

New versions exalt man to being "a little lower than God" and omit many references to his fallen spiritual condition. Cults, the New Age and false religions also raise mankind to the level of being divine or in the process of evolving into gods. (42)

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Psalm 8:6

the angels

the angels

the angels

God

(marginal note - angels)

God

the heavenly beings

(footnote -- than God)

Matthew 18:11

that which has been lost

that which was lost

that which was lost

that which was lost

parenthetical

omitted

Colossians 3:6 sons of disobedience children of disobedience sons of disobedience sons of disobedience omitted omitted
Mark 15:28 lawless transgressors transgressors (in margin) omitted (marginal note) omitted

13. SANCTIFICATION

"That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works." (II Timothy 3:17)

Most new versions frequently delete words such as "righteousness", "holy", "perfect" and other requirements of the sanctified life. As a result, the gospel is brought into reproach by worldliness and corruption in the church.

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1 Thess. 5:27

holy brethren

holy brethren holy brethren brethren (footnote -- holy) brethren brothers
2 Peter 1:21 holy men holy men holy men men men men
1 Peter 1:22 pure heart pure heart pure heart heart heart (marginal note) heart (footnote)
1 Corinthians 2:6 perfect  perfect  mature

Perfect

(footnote - full grown)

mature mature 
2 Timothy 3:17 complete perfect complete complete adequate omitted
Proverbs 21:21 righteousness righteousness righteousness righteousness righteousness prosperity
1 Peter 2:12 right honest honorable seemly excellent good
Titus 1:8 temperate sober sober-minded soberminded sensible self-controlled
Jude 1:1 sanctified sanctified sanctified called called called 
Mark 10:21 taking up the cross take up the cross take up the cross omitted omitted omitted
Matthew 20:16 for many are called, but few chosen for many be called, but few chosen for many are called, but few chosen omitted omitted omitted
Romans 8:1 who walk not according to the flesh, but according to Spirit. who walk not after the flesh but after the Spirit. who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. omitted omitted omitted

(footnote)

Matthew 5:44 bless those who curse you, do well to those who hate you bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you omitted omitted omitted

(footnote)

2 Timothy 2:15 Be diligent study be diligent give diligence be diligent do your best
1 Timothy 4:15 meditate meditate meditate be diligent take pains be diligent
Revelation 22:14 do his commandments do his commandments do His commandments wash their robes wash their robes wash their robes

14. PRAYER

"After this manner therefore pray ye..." (Matthew 6:9)

Most new versions remove words from The Lordís Prayer in Luke 11 and words of instruction on prayer in other passages.

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Luke 11:2 our Father, who [art] in the heavens, sanctified be thy name; let thy kingdom com, let thy will be done, as in heaven, [so] also upon the earth. Our Father which art in heaven,  Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.. Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Father,

Hallowed be thy name, Thy kingdom come

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Father, 

hallowed be Thy name. 

Thy kingdom come.

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Father,

hallowed be your name, 

your kingdom come.

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Luke 11:3 Our bread the needed give us daily; Give us day by day our daily bread Give us day by day our daily bread. Give us day by day our daily bread Give us each day our daily bread. Give us each day our daily bread.
Luke 11:4 and forgive us our sins, for also ourselves we forgive every one indebted to us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

And forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one. And forgive us our sins; for we ourselves also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And bring us not into temptation.

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And forgive us our sins,  For we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.

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Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.

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Matthew 6:13b For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory to the ages. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.. For yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. omitted parenthetical with disclaimer omitted

(footnote)

Mark 13:33 watch and pray watch and pray watch and pray watch and pray (margin) keep on the alert be on guard, be alert
Luke 21:36 at every season praying pray always pray always at every season, making supplication praying pray
Acts 1:14 prayer and supplication prayer and supplication prayer and supplication omitted prayer prayer
James 5:16 operative supplication effectual fervent prayer effective fervent prayer supplication effective prayer prayer
Mark 9:29 prayer and fasting prayer and fasting prayer and fasting prayer (marginal note) prayer prayer

15. THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST

"This same Jesus which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven." (Acts 1:11)

Important references to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ to establish His reign upon earth are often omitted in the new versions. The New Age Movement, cults and apostate religions believe that "the Christ" is already on the earth and will soon be revealed. (43)

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Matthew 6:13 For thine is the kingdom for thine is the kingdom for Yours is the kingdom omitted (marginal note) Parenthetical omitted (footnote)
Matthew 25:13 the Son of man comes the Son of man cometh Son of Man is coming omitted omitted  omitted
Revelation 11:17 and who [is] coming and art to come and who is to come omitted omitted omitted
Revelation 11:15 kingdoms of... our Lord's kingdoms of our Lord kingdoms of our Lord kingdom of our Lord kingdom of our Lord kingdom of our Lord
John 18:36 now now now now as it is now

16. SIN

"Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put him to grief; when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper in his hand." (Isaiah 53:10)

New versions change "sin" to "guilt" in this important verse, thus relieving man of his accountability and placing the blame on God.

Rewording of I John 5:19 blames the devil for sin, as did Eve. Modern psychology in the church reflects this propensity to transfer responsibility for sin rather than to repent. New versions alter many verses pertaining to sin in order to present it in less relevant, personal and severe terms.

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Luke 7:30 set aside the counsel of God as to themselves rejected the counsel of God against themselves rejected the counsel of God for themselves rejected for themselves the counsel of God rejected God’s purpose for themselves rejected God’s purpose for themselves
1 Corinthians 5:1-6:13 fornication fornication sexual immorality fornication immorality sexual immorality
Ephesians 5:5 fornicator whoremonger fornicator fornicator immoral person immoral person
Galatians 5:19  adultery adultery adultery omitted immorality sexual immorality
Deuteronomy 23:17 sodomite sodomite perverted one sodomite cult prostitute temple prostitute
1 Timothy 1:10 abusers of themselves with men them that defile themselves with mankind sodomites abusers of themselves with men homosexuals perverts
Galatians 5:21 murders murders murders omitted omitted omitted
Romans 13:9 Thou shalt not bear false witness Thou shalt not bear false witness You shall not bear false witness omitted omitted omitted
1 Thess. 2:3 error, nor of uncleanness deceit, nor of uncleanness deceit or uncleanness error, nor uncleanness error or impurity error or impure motives
Mark 10:24 those who trust in riches them that trust in riches those who trust in riches them that trust in riches omitted omitted
1 Timothy 6:10 root of all evils root of all evil root of all kinds of evil root of all kinds of evil root of all sorts of evil root of all kinds of evil
Mark 11:26 But if ye forgive not, neither your Father which is in the heavens will forgive your offenses. But if ye do not forgive, neither will your father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses. but if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses. omitted

(marginal note)

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(marginal note)

omitted

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Matthew 5:22 lightly without a cause without a cause

(marginal note)

(marginal note) (footnote)
John 7:53-8:11 Woman taken in adultery forgiven Woman taken in adultery forgiven Woman taken in adultery forgiven Passage omitted Marginal disclaimer parenthetical disclaimer
Revelation 2:15 which thing I hate which thing I hate which thing I hate omitted omitted omitted
2 Timothy 3:2 evil speakers blasphemers blasphemers railers revilers abusive
Titus 2:5 evil spoken of blasphemed blasphemed blasphemed dishonored malign
Revelation 22:11 is unrighteous is unjust is unjust is unrighteous does wrong does wrong
2 Corinthians 4:2 shame dishonesty shame shame shame shameful ways
Matthew 23:13 ye devour the houses of widows, and as a pretext at great length praying ye devour widows houses and for a pretense make long prayers you devour widows houses and for a pretense make long prayers omitted

(marginal note)

Parenthetical with disclaimer omitted

(footnote)

17. THE JUDGMENT

"And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust from under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the Day of Judgment, than for that city." (Mark 6:11)

References to a final Day of Judgment are often missing in new versions. New Age prophets teach that, since God is love, He does not judge anyone. Belief in a literal hell and fear of God’s judgment are both foolishness and an offense to modern man.

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Daniel 7:10 judgment judgment court judgment court court
Matthew 5:21 liable to the judgment in danger of the judgment in danger of the judgment judgment liable to the court subject to judgment
Mark 6:11 in day of judgment the day of judgment the day of judgment omitted omitted omitted
2 Corinthians 5:11 the terror of the Lord the terror of the Lord the terror of the Lord the fear of the Lord the fear of the Lord to fear the Lord
Revelation 6:17 day of his great wrath day of his wrath day of His wrath day of their wrath day of their wrath day of their wrath
Revelation 12:12 Woe to those who inhabit the earth Woe to the inhabiters of the earth Woe to the inhabitants of the earth woe for the earth woe to the earth woe to the earth
Revelation 15:3 King of saints King of saints king of the saints King of the ages King of the nations King of the ages
Revelation 15:4 thy righteous [acts] were manifested. thy judgments are made manifest your judgments have been manifested thy righteous acts have been made manifest thy righteous acts have been revealed your righteous acts have been revealed
Revelation 21:24 the nations of the saved the nations of them which are saved the nations of those who are saved  the nations the nations the nations
Revelation 22:19 God shall take away his part from [the] book of life. God shall take away his part out of the book of life. God shall take away his part from the Book of Life. God shall take away his part from the tree of life. God shall take away his part from the tree of life. God will take away from him his share in the tree of life.

18. HELL

"The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God." (Psalm 9:17)

New versions change "shall be turned into hell," "Sheol," "Hades" or "nether-world" to "return to the grave," "death," "depths" or "realm of death." Descriptions of the everlasting torment of souls in hell are eliminated or softened.

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Psalm 9:17 The wicked shall return to the nether-world The wicked shall be turned into hell the wicked shall be turned into hell  The wicked shall return to Sheol  the wicked will return to Sheol  the wicked return to the grave 
Deuteronomy 32:22 depths of the nether-world lowest hell lowest hell lowest pit lowest part of Sheol realm of death
Job 26:6 nether-world hell sheol Sheol (margin - grave) Sheol death
Isaiah 57:9 nether-world hell sheol hell Sheol grave
Matt. 11:23; Luke 10:15 to hades shalt be brought down brought down to hell brought down to hades go down unto hades descend to Hades go down to the depths
Mark 9:44, 46 where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched. Where their worm dieth not and the fire is not quenched. Where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched. omitted

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19. THE GOSPEL

"I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: which is not another; But there be some that trouble you and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed." (Galatians 1:6-8)

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Romans 1:16 I  am not ashamed of the glad tidings of Christ I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ I am not ashamed of the gospel I am not ashamed of the gospel I am not ashamed of the gospel
Matthew 19:17 no one [is] good except one, God There is none good but one, that is God No one is good but One, that is God. one there is who is good There is only One who is good. There is only One who is good.
Luke 2:14 in men, good pleasure good will toward men good will toward men men in whom he is well pleased men with whom he is pleased men in whom his favor rests
Matthew 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which has been lost. For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. For the Son of Man has come to save that which was lost. For the Son of man came to save that which was lost. Parenthetical with disclaimer omitted

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Mark 15:28 And with [the] lawless he was reckoned. And he was numbered with the transgressors And he was numbered with the transgressors omitted

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Colossians 1:14 through his blood through his blood through His blood omitted omitted omitted (footnote)
Hebrews 1:3 having made [the] purification of our sins purged our sins purged our sins made purification of sins made purification of sins purification for sins
Luke 7:30 set aside the counsel of God as to themselves rejected the counsel of God against themselves rejected the counsel of God for themselves rejected for themselves the counsel of God rejected God’s purpose for themselves rejected God’s purpose for themselves
John 9:35 Thou believest on the Son of God? Dost thou believe on the Son of God? Do you believe in the Son of God? Dost thou believe on the Son of God? (marginal note - Son of man) Do you believe in the Son of Man? Do you believe in the Son of Man?
Acts 3:13, 26 his servant Jesus his Son Jesus his Servant Jesus his Servant Jesus His Servant Jesus his servant Jesus
1 John 5:13 that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God. that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God. omitted omitted omitted
2 Corinthians 2:15 being saved are saved are being saved are being saved are being saved are being saved
Mark 10:21 taking up the cross take up the cross take up the cross omitted omitted omitted
Jude 1:1 sanctified sanctified sanctified called called called
1 Thess. 5:27 holy brethren holy brethren holy brethren brethren (footnote - holy) brethren brothers
Romans 8:1 who walk not according to flesh but according to Spirit. who walk not after the flesh, but after the spirit who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. omitted omitted omitted

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Ephesians 4:6 God...who [is]...in you all God…who is in you all God…who is in you all God…who is…in all God…who is…in all God…who is…in all
Acts 8:5 proclaimed... the Christ preached Christ preached Christ Proclaimed… the Christ  proclaiming Christ proclaimed the Christ
1 Corinthians 1:21 foolishness of the proclamation foolishness of preaching foolishness of the message preached Foolishness of the preaching (marginal note - of the thing preached) foolishness of the message preached foolishness of what was preached
Acts 4:4 the word the word the word The word the message the message

SCRIPTURE CHANGES IN MODERN VERSIONS

WHICH AFFECT THE INTERPRETATION OF

BIBLE PROPHECY

THE MILLENNIAL KINGDOM OF JESUS CHRIST

The NASB and NIV remove references to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Matthew 24:24 says: "There shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect." Many shall come in Jesus’ name, claiming that they will establish the kingdom of God preceding or in the place of Jesus Christ.

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Matthew 6:13 for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, to the ages. Amen for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory, forever. Amen for Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Parenthetical 

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Matthew 25:13 the Son of man comes the Son of man cometh Son of man is coming omitted omitted
Revelation 11:17 and who [is] coming and art to come and who is to come omitted omitted
Luke 11:2b let thy will be done, as in heaven, [so] also upon the earth Thy will be done as in heaven, so on earth Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. omitted omitted

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THE GREAT APOSTASY

II Thessalonians 2:3-12 foretells that many will fall away from or deny the true faith, "the truth" (v. 10) that God became man in Jesus Christ. They will worship a counterfeit Christ who is Satan incarnate, while under a strong delusion that mankind is being transformed into gods. New version terms "rebellion," "lawlessness" and "destruction" may be applied to those who oppose this antichrist system.

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2 Thessalonians 2:3
shall have come the apostasy first, and the man of sin shall have been revealed, the son of perdition there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition unless the falling away comes first and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition. the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction the rebellion occurs and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the man doomed to destruction

PREPARATION FOR CHRIST'S RETURN

Jesus gives his disciples instructions to "watch and pray," as He did Peter, "that ye enter not into temptation." Those who do not heed this warning will fall away and will be not counted worthy to escape the judgment that is coming upon all those who dwell on the earth.

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Mark 13:33 watch and pray watch and pray watch and pray keep on the alert be on guard, be alert
Luke 21:36 Watch therefore at every season praying, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape these things Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things Watch, therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things But keep on the alert at all times, praying in order that you may have strength to escape all these things Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all

THE PRE-TRIBULATION RAPTURE

Revelation chapters 4 and 5 present John's vision of "redeemed men" in heaven before the seals of the Tribulation are opened in chapter 6.  Most modern versions of the Bible have changed the pronouns "us" and "we" in Rev. 5:9,10 to "them" and "they," so that the twenty-four elders in heaven do not refer to themselves as redeemed, but to the people who are still on the earth. 

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Revelation 5:9 didst purchase us to God by thy blood hast redeemed us to God by thy blood have redeemed us to God by your blood purchased for God with Your blood men with your blood you purchased to God persons
Revelation 5:10 didst make us to our God kings and priests; and we shall reign over the earth hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth." have made us kings and priests to our God; And we shall reign on the earth. have made them to be a kingdom and priests to our God; and they will reign upon the earth. made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God, and they will reign on the earth.

Where is the Promise of His Coming?

THE ANTICHRIST

The spirit of antichrist does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh, but believes that Christ comes as the "universal consciousness" of the divine spirit within each person. The Antichrist will exalt himself above God and exterminate many by giving them a false sense of "peace and security." He will be a practitioner of witchcraft or "the Craft" (witchcraft/Freemasonry) and will worship "the force" of pagan religions.

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1 John 4:3 and any spirit which confesses not Jesus Christ come in flesh is not of God; and this is that [power] of the antichrist And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist and every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God. And this is the spirit of the antichrist and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God; and this is the spirit of antichrist but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist
Daniel 8:25 And through his cunning he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand... and in time of security shall he destroy many; he shall cause craft to prosper...and by peace shall destroy many he shall cause deceit to prosper...he shall destroy many in their prosperity He will cause deceit to succeed by his influence . . . destroy many while they are at ease He will cause deceit to prosper... When they feel secure, he will destroy many
Daniel 11:38 shall he honour the god of strongholds shall he honour the God of forces he shall honor a god of fortresses he will honor a god of fortresses he will honor a god of fortresses

THE MEROVINGIAN DYNASTY

THE MARK OF THE BEAST

The KJV mistranslated the Greek word "epi" (on) to "in," which changes the mark to an implant in or under the skin, rather than a tattoo or brand on the hand or forehead.  The Mark of the Beast will be a tattoo of the Six-Pointed Star or the Star of David.  The NASB and NIV do not clearly differentiate between the mark, the name and the number of the Beast.

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Revelation 13:16 a mark on their right hand, or on their foreheads a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads a mark on their right hand or on their forehead a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads
Revelation 14:9 a mark on his forehead, or upon his hand his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, his mark on his forehead or on his hand a mark on his forehead or on his hand its mark on their forehead or on their hand
Revelation 13:17 the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of its name the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of his name

 

THE 6-POINTED STAR: THE MARK OF THE BEAST

DESIGNER MARKS OF THE BEAST

MARKS OF THE BEAST ~ TATTOOS & BRANDS

THE NAME OF THE BEAST

God will seal His servants’ foreheads during the Tribulation. New versions add "his name and" to this prophecy, leading the unwary to take the name of the beast or antichrist before receiving the Lamb’s Father’s name. All who take "his name" are condemned. (14:9,10)

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Revelation 14:1 the name of his Father  written in their foreheads His father's name written in their foreheads His father's name written on their foreheads His name and his father's name written on their foreheads His name and his father's name written on their foreheads

MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT

Mystery Babylon is both a city and a religious system. New versions change the punctuation of Revelation 17:9,10 to confuse the identity of the "city of seven hills," which is Rome. Revelation 14:8 and 17:18 are references to "that" great city mentioned in 17:9. In 17:5, the NASB transfers the key word "Mystery" from the literal name on her forehead to a descriptive phrase declaring the name "a mystery," or knowledge not revealed to man. This changes the interpretation by removing its association with the mystery religion of ancient Babylon from which Freemasonry, which is based on The Kabbalah, ultimately derives. It is documented that Freemasonry has infiltrated and now controls the Vatican.

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Revelation 17:9,10  The seven heads are seven mountains, where the woman sits on them. And there are seven kings. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth. And there are seven kings. The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits. There are also seven kings The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits, and they are seven kings The seven heads are seven hills on which the woman sits. They are also seven kings
Revelation 14:8  Babylon is fallen, is fallen, the great city Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great Fallen, fallen is Babylon the Great
Revelation 17:5 upon her forehead a name written, Mystery, Babylon the Great, the mother of harlots and of the abominations of the earth upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH on her forehead a name was written: MYSTERY BABYLON, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH upon her forehead a name was written, a mystery, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH this title was written on her forehead: MYSTERY BABYLON THE GREAT THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH

MYSTERY BABYLON, CATHOLIC OR JEWISH?

HEEDING BIBLE PROPHECY: UNDERSTANDING SATAN'S PLAN

TO COUNTERFEIT THE SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST & THE RESTORATION OF ALL THINGS

ANOTHER BIBLE, ANOTHER GOSPEL

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© Copyright 1997 by Robert Baker