Verse Comparsion Chart

Most say they read the newer translations because they are easier to read. Most believe their new translation of the Bible is the same as the Authorized Version (KJV) just without the "thee's and thou's". As you will see by the following chart more has been left out of them than just the "thee's and thou's". For the sake of time and space we will be dealing with the NIV in this chart. However, what you read here, for the most part, applies to the other translations. Feel free to print this chart for further reference (to print this page simply right click on the page and select print). There are literally hundreds of verses that could have been shown. This chart is by no means complete.


REF. KING JAMES VERSION NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION
Matt. 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost OMITTED
Matt. 17:21 Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting OMITTED
Matt. 23:14 Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation. OMITTED
Mark 15:28 And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors. OMITTED
Acts 8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. OMITTED
John 6:47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. I tell you the truth, he who believes has everlasting life. (believes what?)
Rom. 16:24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen. OMITTED
Col. 1:14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
Acts 10:30 And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing, Cornelius answered: "Four days ago I was in my house praying at this hour, at three in the afternoon...
I Cor. 7:5 Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency. Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer.
Acts 9:5 "I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks." "I am Jesus whom you are persecuting," he replied.
I John 5:7 For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. For there are three that testify:
I Tim. 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, Beyond all question, the mystery of godliness is great: He appeared in a body, (attacks the Diety of Jesus)
Phil. 2:6 Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
Rom. 1:6 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
Mark 9:44&46 Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. OMITTED
Mark 11:26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive hyour trespasses. OMITTED
Luke 17:36 Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. OMITTED
John 5:4 For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had. OMITTED
Acts 24:7 But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands, OMITTED
Rev. 1:11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; which said: "Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: (see 1:8, this eliminates the fact the Jesus is God)

Allow me to take this opportunity to remind you that God said in Deut. 4:2 "Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you." God again warns us of adding to or diminishing from His Words in Deut. 12:32, Prov. 30:5-6, and Rev. 22:18-19. With this many warnings we should all be extremely careful how we use God's Word. As you have seen much more has been left out (or changed) of the NIV than "thou, thee, and thine." Now you must decide, is it better to have a Bible that is so called 'easier to read' or a Bible that contains all of the Word of God?



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