What happened to the books of the Bible?


#1

There were 80 books in the first Bible. We Catholic have 73 and the Kjv has 66. what happened to the removed books, when, and who made that decisions?


#2

Tim,

These four links should be helpful for understanding the inclusion of the deuterocanonical books (sometimes referred to by Protestants as the Apocrypha) in the Bible. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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