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ITALICIZED WORDS In The KING JAMES BIBLE: GOOD or BAD?
ITALICS, ITALICIZED WORDS:
Please look in your own Bible, and see that ITALICS, ITALICIZED WORDS, are used MANY TIMES in the King James Bible:
>> FACT: ITALICS are not just on a "few pages" here and there in your Bible, . . . THEY ARE ON EVERY SINGLE PAGE in the King James Bible!
>> FACT: ITALICS are in MORE THAN "4-out-of-5" verses!!!
>> FACT: This is an AMAZING number of WORDS in ITALICS!
What are WORDS in ITALICS in the Bible?
ITALICIZED WORDS in the King James Bible are words that translators have ADDED To God's Words!
Italicized Words are: "Man's Words, added to God's Word!"
See God's Warning NOT TO ADD ANYTHING (or detract anything) from HIS WORDS! Here's The Revelation Warning: Rev 22:18, 19,
FACT: Many thousands of words have been ADDED to the King James Bible - even though God forbids this. For example, Paul Letter to the "Romans" is
>> 7,111 words in the original Greek,
>> About 9,400 words in modern English;
>> This is a full 32.2% of words ADDED to God's Inspired Inerrant Word!
>> Why have all these words been added to GOD'S WORDS?
>> Is not this a "problem" for those of us who want GOD'S HOLY, INSPIRED, INERRANT, INFALLIBLE WORDS - and not words, of Wesley, Luther, Calvin, Arminius or King James?
** IT IS A MAJOR PROBLEM!
In some cases, the italicized words may help understanding a bit - as do "Amplified-Type Bibles" which add many words on purpose - but in more than HALF THE CASES they add nothing!
Surprising and shocking, . . . in some cases . . . they are damning, and actually communicate the OPPOSITE meaning of God's Intended Truth!
QUESTION: Who has the right to ADD WORDS to GOD'S WORDS that makes it say THE OPPOSITE of what God ACTUALLY SPOKE?
The King James Bible:
REMEMBER: The King James Bible is the Government Version of the Bible!
 Government paid-for,
 Government directed and dictated,
 Government accepted and approved theology,
 Government Authorized Version of Scripture.
**Would you accept the "BHO Version of the Bible?" (Barack Hussein Obama Personally Directed Bible).
**Would you accept the "RMN Version of the Bible?" (Richard Melhouse Nixon Personally Directed Bible).
God's Last Warning to Humanity:
"And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the Book of Life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
"If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:"
The Holy Bible, Revelation 22:18-19
Some Bible Summaries
Books = 66, Chapters = 1189, Verses = 31,102, Words = 741,028
>> Law, Psalms & Prophets: thousands and thousands of Italicized Words*
>> New Testament Writings: thousands more Italicized Words
>> Total Bible: Thousands and Thousands and Thousands of Italicized words ADDED to God's Words!
The word "unknown" in 1 Corinthians 14:2 referring to "unknown tongues", is in "italics" in KJV - meaning it was NOT in the original manuscripts, but WAS ADDED by King James translators.
Some build their whole denomination on words added by translators! There are THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS and THOUSANDS of ITALICIZED WORDS ADDED to the King James Bible!
Is this wise?
 EXAMPLE: Genesis:
Chapter and Number of Italicized Words - (Subtotals)
1-34 2-20 3-18 4-16 5-4 6-27 119
7-10 8-11 9-18 10-10 11-8 12-13 70
13-15 14-19 15-8 16-9 17-12 18-22 85
19-18 20-23 21-18 22-13 23-24 24-50 146
25-33 26-18 27-42 28-15 29-35 30-21 164
31-52 32-18 33-10 34-15 35-20 36-54 169
37-40 38-33 39-21 40-36 41-52 42-56 238
43-33 44-26 45-24 46-22 47-29 48-21 155
49-46 50-10 56
Genesis Total of Italicized Words: ..........1,202
Blind to the Truth:
Those Blind to the Truth - instead of correcting errors made through thousands of years of the Roman Catholic Church controlling things for personal gain of the hierarchy and purposes of controlling what the people knew . . .
. . . SIMPLY DEFEND TRADITION!
There are many who seek not Truth at all, but will go to the greatest lengths to twist, contort, use false logic and human reasoning to do nothing more than DEFEND TRADITION!
For example the word Easter in the Book of Acts! The Greek has 'pascha' (the Hebrew word Passover) and so it should be translated "Passover" accurately in our Bibles . . .
. . . and NOT Easter - from Ishtar - the false goddess of fertility - who supposedly makes eggs and bunny rabbits . . . which most Christians teach their children, . . .
. . . and in the vast majority of Kindergarteners and First Graders, they know MUCH MORE about the Easter Bunny and Easter Eggs and Bunny Rabbits at Passover Season . . . than the DEATH of Christ on the CROSS and His RESURRECTION!
Surely, this must GRIEVE the Holy Spirit (Ephesians 4:30) . . . and HURT the HEART of our Saviour!
King James Only Movement:
The King James Only Movement - easily identified by those who use the name of KING JAMES (a rabid, child-molesting, sodomizing, homosexual called "Queen James" by the people of England . . . who ACCUSED Jesus of having a HOMOSEXUAL RELATIONSHIP with young disciple John, publicly, in Parliament!)
. . . but King James' Only Movement praise his vile name in their preaching - SOMETIMES - more than the name JESUS CHRIST - claim as follows:
The King James' Only Movement - ALMOST the KING JAMES CULT among many - teach the following:
>> That the ITALICIZED WORDS are "True Scriptures";
>> Because the New Testament used one in a couple of places - "APPEARS" to use the ITALICIZED WORDS when re-quoting the Old Testament;
 [NOTE IMMEDIATELY, this is NOT the factual case! Rather, the vast majority of New Testament Quotes of the Law-Psalms-and-Prophets are from the SEPTUAGINT BIBLE of Jesus, Paul and the Apostles.
 This is why almost NONE of the New Testament re-quotes of the Old Scriptures are "WORD-FOR-WORD!" - BECAUSE - the Law-Psalms-and-Prophets in most modern Bibles are from a very late Jewish version (AD 10th Century) of Bible Scholars who did NOT even believe in Jesus! (the Erroneous and Defective Masoretic Text);
 The most sterling example is Luke 3:36, where Cainaan, Son of Arphaxad, Grandson of Noah - IS NOT EVEN FOUND IN THE OLD TESTAMENTS OF MOST MODERN BIBLES based on the MASORETIC TEXT - (AD - 10th Century, way too late to be accurate) . . .
 . . . where as the SEPTUAGINT TEXT of Jesus dates almost to the 4th CENTURY BC - nearly 1400 years older! This is almost the whole age of the Scriptures themselves!!! (Thought by most scholars to cover 1600 years from 1500 BC through AD 70-90)
 In the cases used by the King James Only Movement to "PROVE" the King James Version - BECAUSE it includes an ITALICIZED WORD from the Old Testament in the NEW . . . the New Testament is simply quoting from the BIBLE OF JESUS, PAUL and the APOSTLES: THE SEPTUAGINT!
 The 3-5 cases used by the King James Movement of New Testament re-quoting Old Testament ITALICIZED WORDS are coincidental: just 3-5 out of 26,167!!!
 FACT! Had the King James Government Translators had the Ancient Texts of the Bible Jesus used, they would have gotten it "CORRECT" thousands and thousands of times in those 26,167 cases . . . NOT JUST 3-5 TIMES!
Thus the King James Only Movement is logical in a shallow - INSANE - way, . . . most amazingly, that these people never wonder why ALMOST NO SCRIPTURE from the Old Covenant MATCHES that re-quoted in the New Testament!
HOW CAN THIS BE?
WHY DON'T THEY MATCH WORD-for-WORD?
This bothered me when just a youth in grade school!
Not only did the "New Testament Scriptures" NOT MATCH the Old Testament . . .
. . . but neither my parents, Sunday School teachers or ministers COULD TELL ME WHY THEY WERE NOT THE SAME!!!
It seemed if this was the Inspired-Inerrant Word of God . . . that the NEW TESTAMENT, when quoting the LAW, PSALMS and PROPHETS . . . SHOULD BE EXACTLY IDENTICAL!
However, they are not! Truthfully, the King James Bible is so sloppy they don't even get very close!
The truth is, the King James translators simply used whatever words they wanted when re-quoting Hebrew Scriptures, and the New Testament translators often included italicized words from the English version of the Hebrew. . .
. . . perhaps not even AWARE - OR EVEN CARING - what it really was!
Surely you know they translated "Holy Ghost" and "Holy Spirit" with random confusion (can YOU explain the difference between Holy Spirit" and "Holy Ghost?" showing specifically in each instance used, why ONE is CORRECT and the OTHER is WRONG?) . . .
. . . and furthermore, DIDN'T EVEN CAPITALIZE HOLY SPIRIT in some cases!
( Ephesians 1:13 & 4:30, 1 Thes. 4:8).
>> (1) Psalm 51:11, has 'holy spirit';
>> (2) and (3) Isaiah 63:10 has 'holy Spirit' and AGAIN in the next verse, Isaiah 63:11 has 'holy Spirit' . . . yet they do get it right just four verses later in Isaiah 63:14;
>> (4) Zechariah 4:6 they failed to capitalize 'spirit' in "but by my spirit saith the Lord..."
>> (5) And "Spirit itself" is used in Romans 8:16
>> (6) Again in Romans 8:26 "but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us ..."
>> (7) Again in Ephesians 1:13 "...in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise,"
>> (8) Again in Ephesians 4:30 "And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption."
>> (9) And yet again in 1 Thessalonians 4:8 "but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit."
So we see either (A) simply carelessness, in that these instances of Gods Spirit lacking the Honor of Capitalization were missed . . . or (B) uncaring, that they knew about these five instances and simply did not care enough to bother . . . to correct them
Either way, it is a sad indication of error on behalf of King James translators! (NOTE in all the King James prefaces, introductions, notes, title pages etc., . . .
THAT KING JAMES ALWAYS CAPITALIZED HIS NAME!!!
How disgusting that Christians nearly worship him!
So back to the New Testament, when re-quoting the Old Testament - in a couple of cases - includes the Old Testament italicized word. This occurred when Jesus quote Moses in Deuteronomy:
 Deut 8:3 - "... that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every 'word' that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.
 Matthew 4:4 - "But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God." (No italicized words)
 Luke 4:4 - "And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God." (No italicized words)
** NOTE also the the Quote of Christ in Matthew 4:4 does not match Luke 4:4
The King James Worshippers and "Ruckmanites say this is "Proof" that Jesus considered the italicized word in Deuteronomy 8:3 to be ACTUAL SCRIPTURE, so it is NOT italicized in the New Testament!
However, this PROVES THE OPPOSITE!
What this incident proves is NOT that all italicized words added to the Bible are true Scripture - which words were added THROUGH THE CENTURIES . . . UNTIL . . . 26,167 were there - but RATHER . . .
. . . it proves JUST THE OPPOSITE: That just as the King James translators were careless in using "Holy Ghost" and Holy Spirit" - and in capitalizing Holy Spirit, or calling the Holy Spirit the Spirit "itself" . . . as listed above;
That just as the King James translators were CARELESS in translating the Holy Spirit, they were ALSO CARELESS in adding, quoting and re-quoting "italicized" words!!!
NT QUOTES of OT ITALICS PROVES THE ERROR!
Rather than "prove" the italics used in the Old Covenant are true Scripture because they were re-quoted in the new and NOT italicized, this simply proves JUST HOW CARELESS THEY WERE!
 Not only did the KJV Translators NOT take care to accurately make the New Testament quote MATCH the old perfectly;
 They did not even bother to discern that which WAS ADDED in the Old Covenant Scriptures, in ITALICS . . .
 And made it seem as if GOD SAID IT when re-quoted in the New Testament,
 BY FAILING to KEEP IT IN ITALICS!
FACT! The New Testament Re-quotes SHOULD MATCH THE OLD PERFECTLY!
Don't be deceived by false logic and erroneous reasoning used by people with fancy titles using big words!
All they're doing is trying to sell you books!
Adding Paragraph Marks:
According to Dr. Scrivener and other scholars, the paragraph marks (¶) were unequally and inconsistently distributed, and they disappear altogether after Acts 20:26.
So, while consulted, the original marks were not always followed in The newer KJV Bible.
Hendrickson Publishers conforms its setting of the King James or Authorized Version to its most highly regarded edition: The Cambridge Paragraph Bible of 1873, edited by F. H. A.
They Admit They ADDED to God's Word out of Human Zeal!
As in the case of the first edition of the version of 1611, this is done out of “zeal to promote the common good, whether it be by devising, any thing ourselves, or revising that which hath been laboured by others”
[SOURCE: “The Translators to the Reader,” the Preface to the version of 1611].
With the original translators, we hope our efforts will be “welcomed,” not “with suspicion” but with “love,” and that the re-issue of this edition will contribute to improvement of this great treasure of the English-speaking church.
(signed) JOHN R. KOHLENBERGER III
TO THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE JAMES
[NOTE: To them, Jesus was not the Prince of Peace, King James the homosexual king was!]
BY THE GRACE OF GOD KING OF GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, AND IRELAND
DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, &c.
The Translators of the Bible wish Grace, Mercy, and Peace
through JESUS CHRIST our Lord, Great and manifold were the
blessings, most dread Sovereign, which Almighty God, the Father of all mercies, bestowed upon us the people of England, when first he sent Your Majesty’s Royal Person to rule and reign over us.
For whereas it was the expectation of many, who wished not well unto our Sion, that upon the setting of that bright Occidental Star, Queen Elizabeth of most happy memory,
[NOTE: Here they use the words of Astrology, "that bright Occidental Star", to describe their Queen; God warns much about looking to the Stars, especially in Ezekiel.]
some thick and palpable clouds of darkness would so have overshadowed this Land, that men should have been in doubt which way they were to walk; and that it should hardly be known, who was to direct the unsettled State;
[T]the appearance of Your Majesty, as of the Sun in his strength,
instantly dispelled those supposed and surmised mists, and gave unto all that were well affected exceeding cause of comfort; especially when we beheld the Government established in Your Highness, and Your hopeful Seed, by an undoubted Title, and this also accompanied with peace and tranquility at home and abroad.
But among all our joys, there was no one that more filled our
hearts, than the blessed continuance of the preaching of God’s sacred Word among us; which is that inestimable treasure, which excelleth all the riches of the earth; because the fruit thereof extendeth itself, not only to the time spent in this transitory world, but directeth and disposeth men unto that eternal
happiness which is above in heaven.
Then not to suffer this to fall to
the ground, but rather to take it up,
and to continue it in that state,
wherein the famous Predecessor of
Your Highness did leave it:
go forward with the confidence
and resolution of a Man in maintaining
the truth of Christ, and
propagating it far and near, is that
which hath so bound and firmly
knit the hearts of all Your Majesty’s
loyal and religious people unto You,
that Your very name is precious
among them: their eye doth behold
You with comfort,
and they bless You in their hearts, as that sanctified
Person who, under God, is the immediate Author of their true happiness.
And this their contentment
doth not diminish or decay,
but every day increaseth and
taketh strength, when they observe,
that the zeal of Your Majesty
toward the house of God doth not
slack or go backward, but is more
and more kindled, manifesting itself
abroad in the farthest parts of
Christendom, by writing in defence
of the Truth, (which hath
given such a blow unto that man of
sin, as will not be healed,) and
every day at home, by religious and
learned discourse, by frequenting
the house of God, by hearing the
Word preached, by cherishing the
Teachers thereof, by caring for the
Church, as a most tender and loving
There are infinite arguments of
this right Christian and religious affection
in Your Majesty; but none is
more forcible to declare it to others
than the vehement and perpetuated
desire of accomplishing and
publishing of this work, which now
with all humility we present unto
For when Your Highness
had once out of deep judgment
apprehended how convenient
it was, that out of the Original
Sacred Tongues, together with
comparing of the labours, both in
our own, and other foreign Languages,
of many worthy men who
went before us, there should be
one more exact Translation of the
holy Scriptures into the English
Your Majesty did never desist
to urge and to excite those to
whom it was commended, that the
work might be hastened, and that
the business might be expedited in
so decent a manner, as a matter of
such importance might justly require.
And now at last, by the mercy of
God, and the continuance of our
labours, it being brought unto such
a conclusion, as that we have great
hopes that the Church of England
shall reap good fruit thereby;
we hold it our duty to offer it to Your
Majesty, not only as to our King
and Sovereign, but as to the principal
Mover and Author of the work:
humbly craving of Your most Sacred
Majesty, that since things of
this quality have ever been subject
to the censures of ill-meaning and
discontented persons, it may receive
approbation and patronage
from so learned and judicious a
Prince as Your Highness is, whose
allowance and acceptance of our
labours shall more honour and encourage
us, than all the calumniations
and hard interpretations of
other men shall dismay us.
So that if, on the one side, we shall be traduced
by Popish Persons at home
or abroad, who therefore will malign
us, because we are poor instruments
to make God’s holy
Truth to be yet more and more
known unto the people, whom
they desire still to keep in ignorance
and darkness; or if, on the
other side, we shall be maligned by
self-conceited Brethren, who run
their own ways, and give liking
unto nothing, but what is framed
by themselves, and hammered on
their anvil; we may rest secure,
supported within by the truth and
innocency of a good conscience,
having walked the ways of simplicity
and integrity, as before the Lord;
and sustained without by the powerful
protection of Your Majesty’s
grace and favour, which will ever
give countenance to honest and
Christian endeavours against bitter
censures and uncharitable imputations.
The Lord of heaven and earth
bless Your Majesty with many and
happy days, that, as his heavenly
hand hath enriched Your Highness
with many singular and extraordinary
graces, so You may be the
wonder of the world in this latter
age for happiness and true felicity,
to the honour of that great GOD,
and the good of his Church,
through Jesus Christ our Lord and
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