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LDS perspective on the New King James Version?

In 1992 the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement: Since the days of the Prophet Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ...
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LDS perspective on the New King James Version?

Hold To The Rod has an excellent answer. Additionally the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourage its members to: So we continually seek truth from all good books and other wholesome ...
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LDS perspective on the New King James Version?

The other answers are excellent. I want to share the two things I thought of when I first read this question. I think these are two things that might fit with "Crucially, a stance that most ...
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Isaiah 14:6: ESV vs NKJV

The translation asserting that Deity 'is persecuted' appears to come from the KJV of 1611. Neither the Coverdale 1535, The Matthew's 1537, The Great Bible 1539, The Geneva Bible 1560 or The Bishop's ...
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What is the difference between the KJV, AKJV, NKJV, etc?

AKJV usually stands for the Authorized King James Version, which is usually used in reference to the pure Cambridge edition (1901). KJV tends to refer to either the 1769 Blayney edition or (more ...
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Why are updates of the KJV Bible in American English?

And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and ...
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The differences between the NKJV and KJV Bible translations

To do justice to this important question I would need to copy most of 60 A5 pages of text detailing a huge number of differences between it and the KJV, as produced by the Trinitarian Bible Society. ...
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Why are updates of the KJV Bible in American English?

In the specific case of the New King James version, that translation was a project initiated and carried out in America, and aimed at Americans. As such it makes sense for it to use American spelling. ...
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What are the major differences between the NKJV and the ESV translations?

The essential difference is that the NKJV is a revision of the KJV and so shares the same textual basis as the KJV, that is, the Received Text, whereas the ESV is a revision of the RSV and shares its ...
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What is the difference between the KJV, AKJV, NKJV, etc?

I have a Bible since 1959 that is the authorized King James Version I believe it is the 1611. I can tell you from much study in New King James, King James Version, NIV, Standard Revised that in this ...
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