Category: King James Version (KJV)

Authorized – The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible – Review

Authorized: The Use and Misuse of the King James Bible by Dr. Mark Ward is a book about whether or not today’s society should use the KJV as a primary translation. He uses lots of situational stories to demonstrate his points and provides lots of examples from Scripture. In this 154 page book, Dr. Ward discusses the KJV with the utmost respect. He isn’t attacking anyone (including KJV-onliests). He isn’t criticizing the KJV translators. He’s respectful of them. Dr. Ward is 100% positive toward the quality of the KJV and the translators. What the Book Covers Mark Ward covers the...

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Thomas Nelson Giant Print KJV Reference Bible – Review

Thomas Nelson has continued to replace their older editions with their new Comfort Print typeface. My latest edition is the Giant Print KJV Reference Bible. This is a large print KJV along the lines of the Longprimer or Turquoise, but with inexpensive materials making it a great choice for the low-end market. I’m reviewing the bonded (it’s actually imitation – it was marked incorrectly at Amazon) leather edition, ISBN: 9780785215288, made in China. _________________________________________________________ This book is available at (includes some affiliate links) Amazon Books-A-Million Church Source Thrift Books and many local Bible bookstores _________________________________________________________ This Bible was purchased for review. Cover This edition...

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Cambridge Heritage Edition Review

The Prayer Book and Bible Heritage Edition is an edition from Cambridge to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Book of Common Prayer and the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible. I’m reviewing the black calfskin edition, ISBN: 9781107032699,  It was printed and bound in Italy by LEGO. This Bible was purchased for review.  _________________________________________________________ This book is available at (includes some affiliate links) Amazon and many local Bible bookstores _________________________________________________________ COVER AND BINDING The cover is black calf-split with paste-down liner. Just like all the calf-split editions from Cambridge, the cover feels tough but looks good at the...

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New Cambridge Paragraph Bible Personal Size Calfskin Review

The New Cambridge Paragraph Bible is a revision of the King James that, instead of revising the later revisions, returns back to the 1611 edition in an effort to produce a text the translators had in mind. Spelling and punctuation is updated to today’s English. The original New Cambridge Paragraph Bible was produced in 2005. The 2011 personal size edition makes several corrections and, as the name suggests, reduces the size to something more manageable for every day use. The New Cambridge Paragraph Bible is basically a text edition with translator’s footnotes that sets the standard for a modern...

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TBS Paragraphed New Testament KJV Review

Pocket New Testaments are one of the top choices for carry and witnessing on the go. They come in many sizes with various features. One thing that practically all KJV New Testaments have in common is small print and the archaic verse-by-verse format. Trinitarian Bible Society’s Paragraphed New Testament (ISBN: 9781862283855, model 55A/R (Burgundy)) presents a different design. It presents the King James text in large print single column paragraph format. This edition was produced by Cambridge for TBS, and printed and bound in Belarus. ________________________________ Buy from TBS ________________________________ TBS provided this New Testament free for review. I...

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