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Which Bible Version?

This is an extremely important subject, as the believers faith is founded on the bible- the word of God. Since the beginning of the creation of man, Satan can be seen twisting and distorting God's word to suit his own purposes. To Eve in the Garden, his words are recorded, and the first thing we hear him say is 'Yea, hath God said?' Satan is first seen casting doubt on the reliability and accuracy of God's word.
When he tempts Christ, we see Satan perverting God's word. He attacks even the Son of God with 'it is written' and proceeds to quote the bible to Him. To know that the version of God's word we rely upon is accurate to the original texts is indeed therefore very important.

However, this subject can be a complex one. For a full and complete understanding it requires an almost scholarship level. But I hope by this page, to keep things really simple. Rather than explain all the intellectual reasons as to why I believe the KJV is the only reliable English version we have today, I've listed here a comparison between the KJV new testament and the NIV new testament. The NIV is very popular, but all versions since the KJV are also found to have missing words in the same or similar places (highlighted in red) which the list below demonstrates.

I hope that any sincere believer, would simply see the validity of 'every word of God' and that not one of His words should be lost, and that by faith they see the importance of the evidence before us, without an intellectual journey.

Please see this list for yourself and take any version other than the KJV and compare it with these verses, and you'll find that these words are missing in the NIV, and similar omissions in other modern versions. For the NIV, the total is 2,886 missing words in the new testament. This is not including word changes. These omissions are strategic, and they attempt to weaken basic doctrines, even the deity of Christ.

1. Important passages missing

1:25 (KJV) And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son...
1:25 (NIV) But he had no union with her until she gave birth to a son.

5:44 (KJV) 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:
5:44 (NIV) But I tell you; Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.

6:13 (KJV) And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
6:13 (NIV) And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.

9:13 (KJV) ..for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
9:13 (NIV) ..For I have not come to call the righteous but sinners.

15:8 (KJV) This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
15:8 (NIV) These people honour me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.

16:3 (KJV) O Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky, but can ye not discern the signs of the times?
16:3 (NIV) You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.

17:21 (KJV) Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.
Verse is completely missing in the NIV.

19:9 (KJV) And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery: and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
19:9 (NIV) I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness and marries another woman commits adultery.

20:16 (KJV) So the last shall be first and the first last: for many be called but few chosen.
20:16 (N
IV) So the last will be first, and the first will be last.

20:22 (KJV) But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?...
20:22 (NIV) Ye don't know what you are asking, Jesus said to them. Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?

23:14 (KJV) Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.
Verse is completely missing in the NIV

27:35 (KJV) 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 amongst them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.
27:35 (NIV) When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots.

28:2 (KJV) ...for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
28:2 (NIV) ...for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it.

28:9 (KJV) And as they went to tell his disciples, behold, Jesus met them saying, All...
28:9 (NIV) Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said...

(KJV with missing words noted only from now on)

1:14 Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel
of the kingdom of God.
1:31 ... and
immediately the fever left her...
2:17 ... I came not to call the righteous, but sinners
to repentance.
6:11 ... 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 Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city.
7:8 Ye hold the tradition of men,
as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.
If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
For every one shall be salted with fire and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.
10:21 ... come,
take up the cross. and follow me.
10:24 ... Children, how hard is it
for them that trust in riches to enter into the kingdom of God.
But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
13:14 But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation
spoken of by Daniel the prophet...
13:33 Take ye heed, watch
and pray:
14:68 And he went out into the porch;
and the cock crew.
And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.

1:28 ... the Lord is with thee:
blessed art thou among women.
2:43 Jesus tarried behind in Jerusalem; and
Joseph and his mother knew not of it.
4:8 And Jesus answered
and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan:
9:54 Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them,
even as Elias did?
9:55 But he turned and rebuked them,
and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
11:2-4 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... but deliver us from evil.
11:29 ... they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it but the sign of Jonas
the prophet.
Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.
And the Lord said , Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you...
22:64 And when they had blindfolded him,
they struck him on the face...
For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.
23:38 And a superscription also was written over him
in letters of Greek. and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

1:27 He it is, who coming after me
is preferred before me...
3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man
which is in heaven.
5:3-4 In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered,
waiting for the moving of the water, For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.
6:47 He that believeth
on me hath everlasting life.
11:41 Then they took away the stone
from the place where the dead was laid...
17:12 While I was with them
in the world, I kept them in thy name...

10:6 ...
he shall tell thee what thou oughtest to do.
20:32 And now,
brethren, I commend you to God,
24:6-8 Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took,
and would have judged according to our law. But the chief captain Lysias came upon us, and with great violence took him away out of our hands, Commanding his accusers to come unto thee:
24:15 ... there shall be a resurrection
of the dead both of the just and unjust.
28:16 And when we came to Rome,
the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard:
And when he had said these words. the Jews departed and had great reasoning among themselves.

1:29 Being filled with all unrighteousness,
fornication, wickedness...
9:28 For he will finish the work, and cut it short in
righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
10:15 How beautiful are the feet of them that
preach the gospel of peace...
13:9 ... Thou shalt not steal,
Thou shalt not bear false witness...
14:6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord;
and he that regardeth not the day. to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord. for he giveth God thanks:
14:21 ... whereby thy brother stumbleth,
or is offended, or is made weak.
15:29 I shall come in the fullness of the blessing
of the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians--
5:7 For even Christ our passover is sacrificed
for us.
7:5 ... that ye may give yourselves
to fasting and prayer;
7:39 The wife is bound
by the law as long as her husband liveth;
Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you:

3:1 ... who hath bewitched you,
that ye should not obey the truth...

5:30 For we are members of his body,
of his flesh, and of his bones.
6:10 Finally,
my brethren, be strong in the Lord...

3:16 Let us walk
by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.

1:14 In whom we have redemption
through his blood...
3:6 ... the wrath of God cometh
on the children of disobedience.

2 Thessalonians--
In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God.

1 Timothy--
1:17 ... immortal, invisible, the only
wise God.
4:12 ... in charity,
in spirit, in faith, in purity.
6:5 ... destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness:
from such withdraw thyself.

2 Timothy--
1:11 I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher
of the Gentiles.

1:12 Whom I have sent again:
thou therefore receive him...

1:3 ... when he had
by himself purged our sins,
2:7 ... thou crownedst him with glory and honour
and didst set him over the works of thy hands.
7:21 Thou art a priest for ever
after the order of Melchisedec.
10:34 ... knowing in yourselves that ye have
in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

1 Peter--
4:1 Christ hath suffered
for us in the flesh.
4:14 ...
on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
5:11 To him be
glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Peter--
2:17 ... to whom the mist of darkness is reserved
for ever.

1 John--
2:7 The old commandment is the word which ye have heard
from the beginning.

25 To the only
wise God our Saviour...

2:13 I Know
thy works, and where thou dwellest...
6:1 ... one of the four beasts saying Come
and see, Also in verses 3, 5 and 7.
11:17 Saying, We give thee thanks O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast,
and art to come...
12:12 Woe to
the inhabitants of the earth and of the sea...
16:17 there came a great voice out of the temple
of heaven...
21:24 And the nations
of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

2. Names of Christ Missing

6:33 (KJV) But seek ye first the kingdom
of God, and his righteousness...
6:33 (NIV) But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness...

8:29 (KJV) And behold, they cried out saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God?
29 (NIV) What do you want with us, Son of God? they shouted...

13:36 (KJV) Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him...
13:36 (NIV) Then he left the crowd and went into the house. His disciples came to him

13:51 (KJV) Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.
13:51 (NIV) Have you understood all these things? Jesus asked. Yes, they replied.

15:30 (KJV) And great multitudes came unto him, having with them those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others, and cast them down at Jesus' feet; and he healed them:
15:30 (NIV) Great crowds came to him, bringing the lame, the blind, the crippled, the dumb and many others, and laid them at his feet; and he healed them.

16:20 (KJV) Then charged he his disciples that they should tell no man that he was Jesus the Christ.
16:20 (NIV) Then he warned his disciples not to tell anyone that he was the Christ.

17:20 (KJV) And Jesus said unto them, because of your unbelief...
17:20 (NIV) He replied, "Because you have so little faith...

18:2 (KJV) And Jesus called a little child unto him...
18:2 (NIV) He called a little child

18:11 (KJV) For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.
Verse is completely missing in the NIV.

19:17 (KJV) And he said unto him, Why Callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is God:
19:17 (NIV) "Why do you ask me about what is good?" Jesus replied. "There is only One who is good..."

21:12 (KJV) And Jesus went into the temple of God and cast out all them that sold and bought...
(NIV) Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling there...

22:30 (KJV) For in the resurrection they neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the angels of God in heaven.
22:30 (NIV) At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven.

22:32 (KJV) ...God is not the God of the dead, but of the living.
22:32 (NIV) ...He is not the God of the dead but of the living.

23:8 (KJV) But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ...
23:8 (NIV) "But you are not to be called 'Rabbi', for you have only one Master..."

24:2 (KJV) And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? Verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another...
24:2 (NIV) "Do you see all these things?" he asked. "I tell you the truth, not one stone here will be left on another..."

25:13 (KJV) Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.
25:13 (NIV) Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour.

28:6 (KJV) He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
28:6 (NIV) He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

(KJV with missing words noted only from now on)

5:13 And
forthwith Jesus gave them leave...
6:33 And the people saw them departing, and many knew
him, and ran afoot thither out of all cities, and outwent them, and came together unto him.
7:27 But
Jesus said unto her, Let the children first be filled...
9:24 The father of the child cried out,
and said with tears. Lord...
11:10 Blessed be the kingdom of our father David,
that cometh in the name of the Lord...
11:14 And
Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee...
But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
12:27 He is not the God of the dead, but the
God of the living...
14:45 ... and saith, Master,
master, and kissed him.

2:40 And the child grew, and waxed strong
in spirit...
4:4 ... man shall not live by bread alone,
but by every word of God...
4:41 Thou art
Christ the Son of God.
7:22 Then
Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way...
And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation?
For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
12:31 But rather seek ye the kingdom
of God...
Lord, Lord open to us;
21:4 For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings
of God...
And the Lord said, Simon, Simon...
23:42 And he said unto
Jesus, Lord, remember me...

JESUS saith unto her, Go, call thy husband...
4:42 ... and know that this is indeed
the Christ. the Saviour of the world.
4:46 So
Jesus came again into Cana of Galilee...
5:30 ... because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the
Father which hath sent me.
6:39 And this is the
Father's will which hath sent me...
6:69 And we believe and are sure that thou art that
Christ, the Son of the living God.
8:20 These words spake
Jesus in the treasury.
8:29 ... the
Father hath not left me alone...
9:35 Dost thou believe on the
Son of God?
16:16 ... a little while, and ye shall see me,
because I go to the Father.
19:38 He came therefore, and took the body
of Jesus.

2:30 ...
according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne.
3:26 Unto you first God, having raised up his
Son Jesus...
4:24 Lord,
thou art God...
7:30 ... there appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sina an angel
of the Lord...
7:32 I am the God of thy fathers, the
God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
7:37 A prophet shall the
Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren like unto me; him shall ye hear.
And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
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 he spake boldly in the name of the Lord Jesus...
15:11 ... through the grace of the Lord Jesus
Christ we shall be saved, even as they.
Known unto God are all his works from the beginning of the world.
16:31 Believe on the Lord Jesus
Christ and thou shalt be saved...
19:4 ... that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on
Christ Jesus.
19:10 ... so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord
20:21 ... repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus
20:25 ... among whom I have gone preaching the kingdom
of God.
22:16 ... wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the
23:9 ...
let us not fight against God.

1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel
of Christ.
6:11 ... alive unto God through Jesus Christ
our Lord.
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.
14:6 He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord;
and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord...
15:8 Now I say that
Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision...
15:19 Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit
of God...
16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord
Jesus Christ...
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

1 Corinthians--
1:14 I thank
God that I baptized none of you...
5:4 In the name of our Lord Jesus
Christ, when ye are gathered together...
5:5 ... that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord
6:20 ... glorify God in your body
and in your spirit, which are God's.
9:1 ... have I not seen Jesus
Christ our Lord?
9:18 Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel
of Christ without charge...
10:28 ...
for the earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof.
15:47 ... the second man is
the Lord from heaven.
16:22 If any man love not the Lord
Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema...
16:23 The grace of our Lord Jesus
Christ be with you.

2 Corinthians--
4:6 ... the glory of God in the face of
Jesus Christ.
4:10 Always bearing about in the body the dying of
the Lord Jesus...
5:18 ... hath reconciled us to himself by
Jesus Christ...
10:7 ... that, as he is
Christ's, even so are we Christ's.
11:31 The God and Father of
our Lord Jesus Christ...

3:17 ... the covenant, that was confirmed before of God
in Christ.
4:7 ... heir of God
through Christ.
6:15 For
in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing...
6:17 ... I bear in my body the marks of
the Lord Jesus.

3:9 ... God, who created all things
by Jesus Christ.
3:14 ... I bow my knees unto the Father
of our Lord Jesus Christ.
5:9 For the fruit of the
Spirit is in all goodness...

4:13 I can do all things through

1:2 ... peace, from God our Father
and the Lord Jesus Christ.
1:28 ... that we may present every man perfect in Christ
2:2 ... to the acknowledgment of the mystery of God, and of the
Father, and of Christ.

1 Thessalonians--
1:1 ... peace,
from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.
2:19 ... in the presence of our Lord
Jesus Christ at his coming?
3:11 Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus
3:13 ... at the coming of our Lord Jesus
Christ with all his saints.

2 Thessalonians--
1:8 ... that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus
1:12 That the name of our Lord Jesus
Christ may be glorified
2:4 ... so that he
as God sitteth in the temple of God...

1 Timothy--
1:1 ... and
Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope...
2:7 ... speak the truth
in Christ, and lie not...
3:16 And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:
God was manifest in the flesh...
5:21 I charge thee before God, and the
Lord Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy--
4:1 I charge thee therefore before God and
the Lord Jesus Christ...
4:22 The Lord
Jesus Christ be with thy spirit...

1:4 ... from God the Father and the
Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.

6 ... every good thing which is in you in Christ

3:1 ... the Apostle and High Priest of our profession,
Christ Jesus.
10:9 Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy will,
O God...
10:30 ... I will recompence,
saith the Lord...

1 Peter--
1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth
through the Spirit...
5:10 ... who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ
5:14 ... Peace be with you all that are in Christ
Jesus. Amen.

1 John--
1:7 ... the blood of Jesus
Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.
3:16 Hereby perceive we the love
of God...
4:3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus
Christ is come in the flesh is not of God...
5:7-8 For there are three that bear record
in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.
5:13 ...
and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

2 John--
3 ... and from the
Lord Jesus Christ...
9 ... He that abideth in the doctrine
of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.

4 ... denying the only
Lord God, and our Lord Jesus Christ.

1:8 I am Alpha and Omega,
the beginning and the ending...
1:9 ... the kingdom and patience of Jesus
Christ... and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
1:11 Saying,
I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last...
5:14 ... the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped
him that liveth for ever and ever.
12:17 ... and have the testimony of Jesus
14:5 ... they are without fault
before the throne of God.
16:5 ... Thou art righteous,
O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be...
19:1 ... glory, and honour, and power, unto
the Lord our God.
20:9 ... and fire came down from
God out of heaven, and devoured them.
20:12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before
21:4 And
God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes...
22:21 The grace of our Lord Jesus
Christ be with you all. Amen.

3. Further Important Passages Missing.

5:22 ... whosoever is angry with his brother
without a cause shall be in danger...
5:27 Ye have heard that it was said
by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery.
6:4 ... thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee
6:6 ... thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee
6:18 ... and thy father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee
15:6 And honour not his father
or his mother...
19:16 ...
Good Master, what good thing shall I do...
19:20 ... All these things have I kept
from my youth up...
20:23 ... Ye shall drink indeed of my cup,
and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with.
20:34 ... and immediately
their eyes received sight, and they followed him.
22:7 But when the king
heard thereof, he was wroth...
22:13 Bind him hand and foot,
and take him away, and cast him into outer darkness...
23:4 For they bind heavy burdens
and grievous to be borne...
23:19 Ye
fools and blind; for whether is greater...
24:7 ... and there shall be famines,
and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
24:48 ... that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth
his coming.
25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the
holy angels with him...
26:3 Then assembled together the chief priests,
and the scribes, and the elders...
26:28 For this is my blood of the
new testament, which is shed...
26:59 Now the chief priests,
and elders, and all the council...
26:60 But found none; yea, though many false witnesses came,
yet found they none.
27:42 ...
If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross...
27:64 ... lest his disciples come
by night, and steal him away...

l:42 And
as soon as he had spoken, immediately the leprosy departed...
2:16 ... they said unto his disciples,
How is it that he eateth and drinketh...?
2:22 ... else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine
is spilled...
3:15 And to have power
to heal sicknesses and to cast out devils...
4:11 ... unto you it is given
to know the mystery of the kingdom of God...
6:36 ... and buy themselves bread:
for they have nothing to eat.
7:2 ... that is to say, with unwashen hands,
they found fault.
8:9 And
they that had eaten were about four thousand...
8:26 ... Neither go into the town,
nor tell it to any in the town.
9:29 ... This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer
and fasting.
9:45 ... then having two feet to be cast into hell,
into the fire that never shall be quenched.
9:49 For every one shall be salted with fire,
and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.
10:21 ... and come,
take up the cross, and follow me.
11:8 ... and others cut down branches off the trees, and strawed them
in the way.
11:23 ... those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have
whatsoever he saith.
12:4 ... at him
thev cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully handled.
12:23 In the resurrection
therefore, when they shall rise, whose wife shall she be of them?
12:29 ... The first of
all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel...
12:30 ... and with all thy strength:
this is the first commandment.
12:33 ... and with all the understanding,
and with all the soul...
13:8 ... and there shall be famines
and troubles.
13:11 ... take no thought beforehand what ye shall speak,
neither do ye premeditate:
14:19 ... to say unto him one by one, Is it I?
and another said, Is it I?
14:22 ... Take,
eat: this is my body.
14:24 ... This is my blood of the
new testament, which is shed for many.
14:27 ... All ye shall be offended
because of me this night...
14:51 ... and
the young men laid hold on him.
14:70 ... thou art a Galilaean,
and thy speech agreeth thereto.
15:3 ... accused him of many things:
but he answered nothing.
15:39 ... saw that
he so cried out, and gave up the ghost...

1:29 And
when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying...
2:42 ... they went
up to Jerusalem after the custom of the feast.
4:18 ... he hath sent me
to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance...
5:38 But new wine must be put into new bottles;
and both are preserved. /FONT
7:28 ... there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist.
8:43 And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which
had spent all her living upon physicians...
8:45 ... When all denied, Peter
and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
8:48 ...
be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace.
8:54 And he
put them all out, and took her by the hand...
9:10 ... And he took them, and went aside privately into
a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
11:11 If a son shall ask
bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish...
11:44 Woe unto you,
scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!
11:54 ... seeking to catch something out of his mouth,
that they might accuse him.
12:39 ... had known what hour the thief would come,
he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
17:3 ... If thy brother trespass
against thee, rebuke him...
17:9 ... that were commanded
him? I trow not.
18:24 And when Jesus
saw that he was very sorrowful, he said...
19:45 ... and began to cast out them that sold
therein, and them that bought...
20:13 ... it may be they will reverence him
when they see him.
20:23 But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them,
Why tempt ye me?
20:30 And the second
took her to wife, and he died childless.
22:68 ... ye will not answer
me, nor let me go.
23:23 ... And the voices of them
and of the chief priests prevailed.
24:1 ... spices which they had prepared,
and certain others with them.
24:46 ... Thus it is written
and thus it behoved Christ to suffer...

Hereafter ye shall see heaven open...
3:15 ...
should not perish, but have eternal life.
5:16 ... therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus,
and sought to slay him...
6:11 ... he distributed
to the disciples, and the disciples to them...
6:22 ... save
that one whereinto his disciples were entered...
6:65 ... except it were given unto him of my Father.
8:9 ... being convicted by their own conscience, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last...
8:10 When Jesus had lifted up himself,
and saw none but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers?
8:28 ... but as
my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.
8:38 I speak that which I have seen with
my Father...
8:59 ... and went out of the temple,
going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
9:6 ... and he anointed the eyes of the
blind man with the clay...
10:26 ... because ye are not of my sheep,
as I said unto you.
12:1 ... where Lazarus was
which had been dead...
14:28 ... I go unto the Father: for
my Father is greater than I.
16:10 ... because I go to
my Father...
17:17 Sanctify them through
thy truth: thy word is truth.
18:40 Then cried they
all again, saying...
19:16 ... And they took Jesus,
and led him away.
20:17 ... for I am not yet ascended to
my Father...

3:11 And as
the lame man which was healed held Peter and John...
5:16 There came also a multitude out of the cities round about
unto Jerusalem...
6:13 ... This man ceaseth not to speak
blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law...
7:37 ... A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me:
him shall ye hear.
10:12 Wherein were all manner of fourfooted beasts of the earth,
and wild beasts...
10:21 Then Peter went down to the men
which were sent unto him from Cornelius...
10:30 Four days ago I was
fasting until this hour...
10:32 ... he is lodged in the house of one Simon a tanner by the sea side:
who, when he cometh, shall speak unto thee.
13:45 ... spake against those things which were spoken by Paul,
contradicting and blaspheming.
15:23 And they wrote letters by them
after this manner...
15:24 ... subverting your souls, saying,
Ye must be circumcised, and keep the law...
17:5 But the Jews
which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them...
17:26 And hath made of one
blood all nations of men...
18:17 Then all
the Greeks took Sosthenes...
18:21 But bade them farewell, saying,
I must by all means keep this feast that cometh in Jerusalem...
20:15 ... we arrived at Samos,
and tarried at Trogyllium...
21:8 And the next day we
that were of Paul's company departed...
21:22 What is it therefore?
the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear...
21:25 ... we have written and concluded
that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from...
22:9 And they that were with me saw indeed the light,
and were afraid...
22:20 ... I also was standing by, and consenting
unto his death...
22:26 ... and told the chief captain, saying,
Take heed what thou doest...
23:12 And when it was day,
certain of the Jews banded together...
23:15 ... that he bring him down unto you
to morrow...
24:26 He hoped also that money should have been given him of Paul,
that he might loose him...
25:16 ... to deliver any man
to die, before that he which is accused...
And when he had thus spoken, the king rose up...
28:16 And when we came to Rome,
the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard...

9:32 ... they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works
of the law.
11:6 ... no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace.
But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
15:24 Whensoever I take my journey into Spain,
I will come to you...
15:29 ... I shall come in the fullness of the blessing
of the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians--
6:20 ... glorify God in your body,
and in your spirit, which are God's.
7:39 The wife is bound
by the law as long as her husband liveth...
9:22 To the weak became I
as weak...
10:28 ... conscience sake:
for the earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof.

2 Corinthians--
5:17 ... old things are passed away; behold,
all things are become new.

Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness...
5:21 Envyings,
murders, drunkenness...

4:9 ... that he also descended
first into the lower parts of the earth?
4:17 ... that ye henceforth walk not as
other Gentiles walk...

2:18 ... intruding into those things which he hath
not seen...

1 Thessalonians--
2:15 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and
their own prophets...

1 Timothy--
5:4 ... for that is
good and acceptable before God.
5:16 If any
man or woman that believeth have widows...
6:7 ... into this world,
and it is certain we can carry nothing out.

1:4 Grace,
mercy, and peace, from God the Father...

2:7 ... thou crownedst him with glory and honour,
and didst set him over the works of thy hands.
3:6 ... if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope
firm unto the end.
8:12 ... and their sins
and their iniquities will I remember no more.
10:34 ... that ye have
in heaven a better and an enduring substance.
11:11 ... received strength to conceive seed, and was
delivered of a child when she was past age...
11:13 ... but having seen them afar off,
and were persuaded of them...
12:20 ... touch the mountain, it shall be stoned
or thrust through with a dart.
13:21 Make you perfect in every good
work to do his will...

4:4 Ye
adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not...
5:5 ... ye have nourished your hearts,
as in a day of slaughter.

1 Peter--
3:16 ... whereas they speak evil of you,
as of evildoers...
4:3 For the time past
of our life may suffice us...
5:5 Yea, all of you
be subject one to another...

2 Peter--
3:10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief
in the night...

2:3 ... for my name's sake
hast laboured, and hast not fainted.
2:9 I know thy
works, and tribulation...
2:13 I know
thy works, and where thou dwellest...
2:20 Notwithstanding I have a
few things against thee...
5:4 ... no man was found worthy to open
and to read the book...
11:1 ...
and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God...
13:10 He that
leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity:
15:2 ... and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and
over his mark...
16:17 ... and there came a great voice out of the temple of
19:1 Alleluia; Salvation, and glory,
and honour, and power, unto the Lord...

4. 'Hell' Missing.

The NIV has completely removed the word 'hell' from the Old Testament.

Deuteronomy 32:22
(KJV) For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn into the lowest hell...
(NIV) For a fire has been kindled by my wrath, one that burns to the realm of death below.

2 Samuel 22:6
(KJV) The sorrows of hell compassed me about...
(NIV) The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

Job 11:8
(KJV) It is as high as heaven; what canst thou do? deeper than hell: what canst thou know?
(NIV) They are higher than the heavens -- what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave -- what can you know?

Job 26:6
(KJV) Hell is naked before him...
(NIV) Death naked before God...

Psalm 9:17
(KJV) The wicked shall be turned into Hell, and all the nations that forget God.
(NIV) The wicked return to the grave, all nations that forget God.

Psalm 16:10
(KJV) For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
(NIV) Because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.

Psalm 18:5
(KJV) The sorrows of hell compassed me about: the snares of death prevented me.
(NIV) The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.

Psalm 55:15
(KJV) Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell;
(NIV) Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the grave,

Psalm 86:13
(KJV) ...thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
(NIV) have delivered my soul from the depths of the grave.

Psalm 116:3
(KJV) The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me:
(NIV) The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came upon me;

Psalm 139:8
(KJV) If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.
(NIV) If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.

Proverbs 5:5
(KJV) Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.
(NIV) Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.

Proverbs 7:27
(KJV) Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.
(NIV) Her house is a highway to the grave, dealing down to the chambers of death.

Proverbs 9:18
(KJV) ...her guests are in the depths of hell.
(NIV) ...her guests are in the depths of the grave.

Proverbs 15:11
(KJV) Hell and destruction are before the Lord:
(NIV) Death and Destruction lie open before the Lord.

Proverbs 15:24
(KJV) The way of life is above to the wise. that he may depart from hell beneath.
(NIV) The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave.

Proverbs 23:14
(KJV) ...and shalt deliver his soul from hell.
(NIV) ...and save his soul from death.

Proverbs 27:20
(KJV) Hell and destruction are never full;
(NIV) Death and Destruction are never satisfied,

Isaiah 5:14
(KJV) Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure...
(NIV) Therefore the grave enlarges its appetite and opens its mouth without limit;

Isaiah 14:9
(KJV) Hell from beneath is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee, even all the chief ones of the earth;
(NIV) The grave below is all astir to meet you at your coming; it rouses the spirits of the departed to greet you -- all those who were leaders in the world;

Isaiah 14:15
(KJV) Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.
(NIV) But you are brought down to the grave, to the depths of the pit.

Isaiah 28:15
(KJV) Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement...
(NIV) You boast, "We have entered into a covenant with death, with the grave we have made an agreement..."

Isaiah 28:18
(KJV) And your covenant with death shall be disannulled and your agreement with hell shall not stand...
(NIV) Your covenant with death will be annulled; your agreement with the grave will not stand...

Isaiah 57:9
(KJV) ...and didst debase thyself even unto hell.
(NIV) descended to the grave itself.

Ezekiel 31:16
(KJV) ...I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit...
(NIV) ...I brought it down to the grave with those who go down to the pit...

Ezekiel 31:17
(KJV) They also went down into hell...
(NIV) ...had also gone down to the grave,

Ezekiel 32:21
(KJV) The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell...
(NIV) From within the grave the mighty leaders will say...

Ezekiel 32:27
(KJV) ...which are gone down to hell...
(NIV) ...who went down to the grave...

Amos 9:2
(KJV) Though they dig into hell, thence shall mine hand take them...
(NIV) Though they dig down to the depths of the grave, from there my hand take them...

Jonah 2:2
(KJV) ...out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice.
(NIV) From the depths of the grave I called for help...

Habakkuk 2:5
(KJV) ...who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death,
(NIV) ...because he is as greedy as the grave and like death...

End note. Please don't forget the bible's own warning about taking away from the words of God:
 Rev 22:19 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.

Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Psalms 12:6 The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.

Matthew 5:18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle (the smallest Hebrew expression marks) shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.


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