English Bible Translations

New American Standard Bible 2020 Update

"The NASB 2020 is an important update because it utilizes advances in biblical scholarship over the past 25 years and it incorporates changes necessary to keep pace with the ever evolving English language. This refreshed text is designed to speak accurately and clearly to current and future generations." - Lockman Foundation

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When Will the KJV Be Sufficiently Unintelligible to the “Plow Boy” That Change Will Become Necessary?

"...there is one kind of review that I have especially wished for, a review that is both 1) academic and 2) critical. One such review has indeed been published, and the author, Dr. Jeffrey Riddle, was kind enough to share it with me. I wish to respond to Riddle’s review" - Mark Ward

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Can Matthew Henry Help You Understand KJV English? Yes and No.

"I recently read a promoter of exclusive use of the King James Version who argued that if anyone has trouble understanding KJV English, they can just go to Matthew Henry’s commentary for all the explanations they need. I was skeptical. I still am." - Mark Ward

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Why Do Our TR-Only Brothers Reject the NKJV with Such Passion? The Trinitarian Bible Society’s “Examination of the New King James Version”

"I have now read Hembd’s long critique of the NKJV—and all of TBS’ other critiques of the NKJV" (detailed analysis follows) - Mark Ward

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An Evaluation of the Work of Charles Surrett on the New King James Version

"I’ve had several brief correspondences with Surrett, and in each case he has been gracious, clear, and straightforward (Ambassador students who have mentioned him to me always speak of him with respect). He has made key distinctions between his viewpoint and a truly KJV-Only viewpoint. To him, the text is the issue. God promised a “certain” text (Prov 22:20–21 and other verses), and the TR is it." - Mark Ward

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KJV-Only People Are KJVAsking the Same Questions I Am about the Readability of the KJV

"The UK’s Trinitarian Bible Society is one of the most serious and sober KJV-Only organizations active today.... Recently, TBS published an article that was actually written shortly before the release of my book" - Mark Ward

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“...there is one common objection to my viewpoint that relates to textual criticism that I do feel I need to clear away”

"...the KJV-Only movement as a whole, and many individuals within it, are not telling the truth, and the leaders at least should know better.... repeatedly I have seen KJV-Only leaders say that 1) all the modern versions use a different textual basis than the KJV.

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