|Contents:||Old Testament, New Testament|
|Source Used:||Cambridge University Press (1885)|
|Location:||Tyndale House, Cambridge, United Kingdom|
The Revised Version of the Bible was the first – and remains the only – officially authorised revision of the King James Version. The work was entrusted to some fifty scholars from various denominations in Britain; American scholars were invited to co-operate, by corrrespondence. The revisers were charged with introducing alterations only if they were required in order to be faithful to the original text. In the New Testament alone more than 30,000 changes were made, over five thousand of them on the basis of a better Greek text. The work was begun in 1879, and the Revised Version was published in 1885; the Apocrypha came out in 1895. The American Standard Edition, based on the Revised Version, was published in 1901.
Genesis 1: 1, 2
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was waste and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep: and the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
John 1: 1 – 3
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not anything made that hath been made.
The following comparative studies include this version:
- Entering His Rest
- From Eternity or From Ancient Times?
- Fringe on the Borders of a Garment
- God So Loved the World
- Name of Our Heavenly Father
- Offering Sacrifices to the He-Goat
- Sabbaths and Sundown
- Scripture Inspired by God
- Seventy Weeks of Daniel 9
- Sides of the Court of the Tabernacle
- Those Who Work Iniquity
- Variations in the Pentateuch
- Words with Heathen Origins in the Scriptures