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Has the King James Version Only movement caused harm?
in Religion

Kjos are liking to say that the KJV is the only or best Bible available today for English speaking user. I have panic attacks because I left the KJO movement, and I just feel like I left a cult. I am not going to disrespect the KJV, but I think it is wrong to elevate a Bible translation to be above the actual message of scripture. It is a high quality translation, but it is not the only or best Bible. I am willing to use scripture from the KJV to prove my point to KJOs if any are on this site. I will say it now: The selection of a Bible to read is a matter of personal liberty. I prefer literal translations ( don't ask), but if someone is new to English, mentally disabled, or very young, a moderate translation might work. 
SilverishGoldNovaZombieguy1987



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  • dboxdbox 25 Pts
    @YeshuaBought ;

    It undermines giving a reasonable defense for the trustworthiness of the transmission of scripture through the ages. 
  • Religion itself has caused harm throughout history. only blaming the King James Version Only Movement is silly
    dbox
     https://www.google.com/search?q=victims+of+religion&safe=active&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=x&ved=0ahukewihu9jugorfahwkmeakhbtib00q_auidigb&biw=1920&bih=963&safe=active

    Winston Churchill or the British Government sank the Lusitania to drag the U.S into World War 1. The only conspiracy theory I believe is true

    Gets called an SJW despite evidence against such claims "That's conservative SJWs for you"-Me

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  • dboxdbox 25 Pts
    @Zombieguy1987 ;

    There are many Religions that have caused harm, but she is not only blaming KJVO. She is just asking a question and looking for an honest evaluation. 
    Zombieguy1987
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