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King James VI of Scotland (who later became King James I of England) tried to prove that witches existed and that the Bible said they must be killed. James developed an obsession with witchcraft from an early age, blaming witches for the death of his mother, Mary Queen of Scots. In 1597 he published a book that he had written on the subject of witchcraft, ...


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Abraham's first-born son was Ishmael; but God referred to Isaac as Abraham's only son in Genesis 22:12: Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son. Abraham sent his first-born son, Ishmael, away, making Isaac his only son - his only legitimate son, just as God sent his first-born son, Israel, away (after ...


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The question at the end of the body of the question asks: Did King James ever tell those translating the Bible to include anything that was not in the original Hebrew OT or the Greek NT? The King James Bible involved a huge amount of work by very learned men with input and comment from very many others. Also there were other translations available. King ...


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