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Here is a handy article on the history of the KJV. I would guess that the KJV-only movement stems from its having been, for so long, the only authorized Bible in England, and thus the Bible that was brought to the New World by the Colonists. This would have made it America's, as well as England's, "official Bible." This is speculation, of course, but it is ...


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You will find the among some KJV-Onlyists the assertion that the 1611 KJV Bible was directly inspired by God. That cuts away any need for them to explain why the KJV can be considered the infallible word of God while its immediate predecesors should be viewed with scepticism. For example, Peter Ruckman: The text of the A.V. 1611, in Genesis 27, is the ...


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One acceptable approach to KJV-Onlyists is to make a foreign translation based on the English text of the KJV. For example, this is from Peter Ruckman: The only LIVING BIBLE on earth today is the AV (1611), or translations made from it. And from Brian Donovan, writing in Peter Ruckman's publication: Any effort to translate the Bible into other ...



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