CA Search Help & Kings James Onlyism and Problems with Translations


#1

Hi guys, The search feature on CA that is in the upper left ( my looking at the computer) on the main page seems to search only the CA articles and Rock articles. Is there a way to search Forum topics. I currently have a discussion going on my Blog and I think I might be dealing with a King James Onlyist. (I don’t yet know that for a fact) But that is my gut feeling. Anyway I know I have read apologetics discussing Kings James Onlyism and discussions about the difficulties of translating the Bible into different languages on these forums. I just don’t know how to find them now. Any help would be great. Thanks in Advance


#2

use the advanced search (next to home) in the forums type your key word (spell properly) and follow the instructions.


#3

OK I still don’t see an advanced search features. Either I am looking in the wrong place or my browser isn’t showing it. In the upper corner I see Quick search. That brings me only to CA Articles not forum topics/posts. Then On the main page there is a menu bar that goes Home l This Rock l Radio l Library l eletters l and finally Search
That search still didn’t seem to bring me to Forum Posts:shrug:
Sorry to be a bother. I am stil looking though. Seek and Ye shall find right. Lol


#4

OK I still don’t see advanced search features. Either I am looking in the wrong place or my browser isn’t showing it. In the upper corner I see Quick search. That brings me only to CA Articles not forum topics/posts. Then On the main page there is a menu bar that goes Home l This Rock l Radio l Library l eletters l and finally Search
That search still didn’t seem to bring me to Forum Posts:shrug:
Sorry to be a bother. I am stil looking though. Seek and Ye shall find right. Lol


#5

I see a “LINKS” bit there. Maybe that might help. But you might want to find out if this person is actually a King James Onlyist. The follow on through from there. :thumbsup:


#6

Hi, here is my original post that I posted on another apologetics blog initially as a simple comment. These were my thoughts and opinions on mainly Private Bible Interpretation.
Bible Interpretation my thoughts and opinions

Then this is the other posters response/ question to my comments and my response.

Answer to Mother Of Many in Response to my Post on Bible Interpretaion

Christy I certainly wouldn't even go there or bring it up in a post unless the other poster actually claimed the King James translation was  inerrent, (as I said the poster hasn't come right out and said that it is what she  believes. That is  just a gut feeling I have) and I probably would't even tackle that issue even if that were the case. There is already enough written about that controversy. And I really wouldn't want to get into  a discussion that wold probably become a heated discussion on the issue. I  just wanted to look into it fhear on CA for my own better understanding of both sides of the argument. I thought I had read some excellent posts on that controversy here on CA once upon a time.

As I said this all started anyway from a few comments I originally posted on another apologetics blog pointing out some problems and issues mainly dealing with Private Bible Interpretation.

I enjoy reading the Forums on Catholic Answers and I have learned a lot.


#7

You’re looking in the wrong place. From the CA main page (www.catholic.com) where you saw the quick search box, go to the very top of the page and click “Forums”. On the next page, on the menu bar BELOW the ads, click on “Search” (it has a little downward-facing arrow). The Search Forums box will come up. Various options including advanced search are there.


#8

Thanks Guys for your help. I got it now. I found the right search thingy. Sure enough I was looking in the wrong place. Now I can’t see how I missed it before.:slight_smile:


#9

This might help concerning the KJV and translation issues.

Errors in the King James not found in the Septuagint

  1. The scripture specifically mentions seven nations that the Israelites were forbidden to enter into covenants with. All seven are listed in Deuteronomy 7:1. But for some reason, when these “seven” nations are repeated in other parts of scripture, the KJV deletes one of them, the Girgashites, whereas the Septuagint retains all seven of them (Exodus 23:23; 34:11). Likewise, Genesis 15:21 lists five nations, but the King James deletes one of them, the “Evites.”

  2. In Acts 7:14, Stephen relates the story of the Israelite nation and refers to 75 people who traveled from Canaan to Egypt in the emigration of Jacob’s family. Genesis 46:27 and Exodus 1:5 in the King James falsely state “70.” Genesis 46:27 and Exodus 1:5 in the Septuagint correctly read 75, which agrees with Acts 7:14. The Old Testament books, in most bibles, is translated from a corrupted Masoretic Text, which is why “70” is mistranslated at Genesis 46:27 and Exodus 1:5 in most bibles.

  3. In the King James bible, 2 Samuel 24:13 says there would be seven years of famine, but 1 Chronicles 21:12 says three years of famine. In the Septuagint, both verses accurately read three years of famine.

  4. In the King James bible, 2 Kings 8:26 says Ahaziah was 22 years old when he began his reign, 2 Chronicles 22:2 says he was 42 years old. The Septuagint accurately reads 22 years old for both.

  5. In the King James Bible, 1 Kings 5:16 says there were 3300 overseers, and 2 Chronicles 2:18, speaking of the same thing, says there were 3600 overseers. In the Septuagint, both verses accurately read 3600 (3600 is also confirmed in III Kings, chapter 3, first paragraph, in the Septuagint).

  6. Speaking of the same exact event, the King James Bible says there were 700 horsemen in 2 Samuel 8:4, but 7000 horsemen in 1 Chronicles 18:4. In the Septuagint, both verses accurately read 7,000 horsemen.

  7. In the King James Bible, 1 Kings 7:26 says there were 2000 baths, and 2 Chronicles 4:5 says there were 3000 baths. In the Septuagint, 1 Kings 7:26 does not exist, so there’s no contradiction.

  8. In the King James Bible, 1 Kings 9:23 says there were 550 people that bear rule, and 2 Chronicles 8:10 says that 250 people bear rule. In the Septuagint, 1 Kings 9:23 does not exist, so there’s no contradiction.

  9. In Joshua 10:15, where this verse is omitted in the Septuagint, it can easily be seen that this verse, in the King James, does not belong and is out of place. Because the Israelitish army did not return to the camp at Gilgal till after the hanging of the five kings and the destruction of their cities. This is sufficiently evident from the subsequent parts of this chapter. When all this business was done, and not before, is when they returned to the camp to Gilgal (see Joshua 10:43). This verse is omitted by the Septuagint; and it does not appear to have existed in the ancient hexaplar versions; it stands in its proper place in Joshua 10:43, and is not only useless in Joshua 10:15, but appears to be an encumbrance to the narrative. Should it be considered as genuine and in its proper place, I would propose that the camp at Gilgal should be read instead the camp at Makkedah, for we find from Joshua 10:21 that Joshua had a temporary camp there, after which we may suppose that Joshua having secured the cave, sent some detachments to scour the country and cut off all the remaining straggling Canaanites; when this was done they also returned to the camp at Makkedah, as is related Jos 10:21, and when the business was completed they struck the camp at Makkedah, and all returned to their fortified camp at Gilgal (Joshua 10:43).


#10

Are these errors only found in the King James or are they also found in the other English Translations too?


#11

They vary a little, one to another. I haven’t searched every English translation but several of the ones I have share some of the deviations. This issue was alluded to in my first post.


#12

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