Verse Comparison 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 NASV 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 American Standard Version
I Kings 19:12 And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice. After the earthquake a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of a gentle blowing. (so much for God speaking to you in a "still small voice")
Dan. 3:25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God. He said, Look! I see four men loosed and walking about in the midst of the fire without harm, and the appearance of the fourth is like a son of the gods!(big difference here!)
II Sam. 21:19 And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaareoregim, a Bethlehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver's beam. There was war with the Philistines again at Gob, and Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim the Bethlehemite killed Goliath the Gittite, the shaft of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.(I thought David killed Goliath)
Matt. 5:22a But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court;(words in bold omitted)
Matt. 5:55 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, (words in bold omitted)
Matt. 27:35 And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots:that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots. And when they had crucified Him, they divided up His garments among themselves by casting lots.(words in bold omitted)
Mark 6:11 And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.(words in bold omitted)
Mark 10:24 And the disciples were astonished at his words. But Jesus answereth again, and saith unto them, Children, how hard is it for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God! The disciples were amazed at His words. But Jesus answered again and said to them, Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!(words in bold omitted)
Luke 2:33 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. And His father and mother were amiazed at the things which were being said about Him.(God was Jesus' Father not Joseph!)
Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, "The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free those who are downtrodden,...(words in bold omitted)
Luke 11:2-4 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father, which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. Give us day by day our daily bread. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. And He said to them, "When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. 'Give us each day our daily bread. 'And forgive us our sins, For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.'"(all words in bold are omitted)
John 6:47 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life. "Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life." (believes what?)
John 10:30 I and my Father are one. "I and the Father are one." (another blow against God being Jesus' Father)
Acts 9:5,6 And he said, Who art thou, Lord? And the Lord said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest: it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. And he trembling and astonished said, Lord, what wilt thou have me to do? And the Lord said unto him; Arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do. And he said, "Who art Thou, Lord?" And He said, "I am Jesus shom you are persecuting, but rise, and enter the city, and it shall be told you what you must do." (words in bold omitted)
Acts 15:11 But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved, even as they. "But we believe that we are saved through the grace of the Lord Jesus, in the same way as they also are." (striped Jesus of His title)
Acts 17:29 Forasmuch then as we are the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Godhead is like unto gold, or silver, or stone, graven by art and man's device. "Being then the offspring of God, we ought not to think that the Divine Nature is like gold or silver or stone, an image formed by the art and thought of man." (New Age title)
Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. (words in bold omitted)
Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (words in bold omitted)
I Cor. 11:24 And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. and when He had given thanks, He broke it, and said, "This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me."
I Cor. 15:47 The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven. The first man is from the earth, earthy; the second man is from heaven.
Eph. 3:9 And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ. and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God, who created all things; (words in bold omitted)
I Tim. 3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh,... And by common confession great is the mystery of godliness: He who was revealed in the flesh,...(takes Jesus' Diety away)
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. And it is the Spirit who bears witness, because the Spirit is the truth. (eliminates the Trinity)

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 NASV 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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