Thank you, brother, for being faithful to the call of Christ. Have you ever considered which Bible God will open on Judgment Day? I believe it will be the Authorized Holy Bible (A.D., 1611). Please consider the question in light of Psalm 12:6-7. Grace and peace in Christ alone.
My response is in Green:
Well here is food for thought, the KJV and all the other versions in English are all translations of earlier scripts, so what makes you think that any of them will be the ONE? Maybe if you are that concerned you should learn Hebrew and Greek, then you will be on the right path.
I am going to quote the passage this person used from three different versions of the Bible:
Psalm 12:6-7 And the words of the Lord are flawless, like silver refined in a furnace of clay, purified seven times.  O Lord, you will keep us safe and protect us from such people forever. [NIV]
Psalm 12:6-7 The words of the Lord are pure words; As silver tried in a furnace on the earth, refined seven times.  You, O Lord, will keep them; You will preserve him from this generation forever. [NASB-U]
Psalm 12:6-7 The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.  Thou shalt keep them, O Lord, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever. [KJV]
Now no matter which translation is more correct, my answer remains the same the original language that God's word was written in is not English, so his statement about which Bible God will open on judgement day is still meaningless, not to mention that the book God will open on judgment day is the Book of Life, not the Bible. Anyway, now let me quote two verses above 6-7 and let you see which translations have 6-7 more accurate:
Psalm 12:5 "Because of the oppression of the weak and the groaning of the needy, I will now arise," says the Lord. "I will protect them from those who malign them." [NIV]
Psalm 12:5 "Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy, Now I will arise," says the Lord; "I will set him in the safety for which he longs." [NASB-U]
Psalm 12:5 For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith the Lord; I will set him in safety from him that puffeth at him. [KJV]
Notice that all three translations speak of the person or people who God is going to keep safe, but then the KJV in verses 6-7 change the meaning to say that God will preserve His word instead of the person. Now the KJV might very well also mean the person, but the way it was translated tends to show it meant God's word instead. However, as I said it still makes no difference in the context this person wrote me. I just wanted to be clear as to what he was trying to say.
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