Deception 42: What spirit is behind the new Bible Versions?
Let's go back to a Roman Catholic Jesuit quote from Deception XXXV:"Then THE BIBLE, THAT SERPENT which with head erect and eyes flashing, threatens us [the Jesuits] with its venom while it trails along the ground, SHALL BE CHANGED into a rod AS SOON AS WE [the Jesuits] ARE ABLE TO SEIZE IT... for three centuries past THIS CRUEL ASP has left us no repose. YOU WELL KNOW WITH WHAT FOLDS IT ENTWINES US AND WITH WHAT FANGS IT GNAWS US." (The Jesuits in History, Hector Macpherson, Ozark Book Publishers, 1997, Appendix 1). [emphases ours]
Now, a quote from Fenton Hort, one of the two infidels that compiled the Greek New Testament that the modern "Bible" versions are based on. The new Bible versions are based on a few Johnny-come-lately minority texts which are touted as being older (some doubt the veracity of this). Look at Hort's words about the Textus Receptus (from which the Authorized (King James) Version was translated)--1851 Dec. 29,30th - Hort: "I had no idea till the last few weeks of the importance of texts, having read so little Greek Testament, and dragged on with the VILLAINOUS TEXTUS RECEPTUS. Think of that VILE TEXTUS RECEPTUS leaning entirely on late MSS.; it is a blessing there are such early ones" (Life, Vol.I, p.211). [emphases ours]
Why would any normal translator have such rabid feelings against the Textus Receptus? These infidels, Wescott and Hort, were supposedly Protestant churchmen...but did they have anything to say that might make us believe that they were otherwise? In their extant letters and writings we get a glimpse as to who these blaspheming, scorning, mocking, infidels were--Oct. 17, 1865 - Hort: "I have been persuaded for many years that 'MARY'-WORSHIP AND 'JESUS'-WORSHIP HAVE VERY MUCH IN COMMON IN THEIR CAUSES AND THEIR RESULTS." (Life, Vol.II, p.50).
Jan., 2nd Sunday after Epiphany, 1847 - Westcott: "After leaving the monastery we shaped our course to a little oratory...It is very small, with one kneeling-place; and behind a screen was a 'Pieta' the size of life (i.e. a Virgin and dead Christ)...I COULD NOT HELP THINKING ON THE GRANDEUR OF THE ROMISH CHURCH, ON HER ZEAL EVEN IN ERROR, ON HER EARNESTNESS AND SELF-DEVOTION, WHICH WE MIGHT, with nobler views and a purer end, STRIVE TO IMITATE. Had I been alone I COULD HAVE KNELT THERE FOR HOURS." (Life, Vol.I, p.81). [emphases ours]
The modern "Bible" versions are based on the work/vandalism of these two hereticks. They compiled a Greek New Testament based on a few corrupt manuscripts. Subsequently, other hereticks and blasphemers took things to the next level and started translating the Bible based on their perverted work. Now today's publishers are publishing these abominable translations at break neck speed while denigrating the real Bible. The duped people and preachers are buying up these counterfeits and are rising up against the King James Bible. They have no idea that they have been fooled and pride keeps a lot of them from listening to the truth. Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.
Read more about Westcott and Hort in, "From Their Own Mouths."
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