Monday, January 10, 2011

The English Standard Version Exposed By Dr. Ken Matto

The English Standard Version is an updated version of the Revised Standard of the National Council of Churches. The NCC has never been a Christian organization but is a Socialist organization like the World Council of Churches. When you purchase an ESV, you are helping fund the NCC which is another enemy of Christ and true Christians. You will see that the ESV is just another rewrite of the corrupted manuscripts which underlie every other modern false version. You will also see that the ESV, like the NIV and the Holman Christian Standard Bible have absolute agreement with the Roman Catholic New American Bible and the Jehovah’s Witness New World Translation.

The ESV is based on the Masoretic text of the Hebrew Bible as found in Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (2nd ed., 1983), and on the Greek text in the 1993 editions of the Greek New Testament (4th corrected ed.), published by the United Bible Societies (UBS), and Novum Testamentum Graece (27th ed.), edited by Nestle and Aland. -- From the ESV official Website

The Historic Legacy of the ESV The ESV stands in the classic mainstream of English Bible translations over the past half-millennium. The fountainhead of that stream was William Tyndale’s New Testament of 1526; marking its course were the King James Version of 1611 (KJV), the English Revised Version of 1885 (RV), the American Standard Version of 1901 (ASV), and the Revised Standard Version of 1952 and 1971 (RSV). In that stream, faithfulness to the text and vigorous pursuit of accuracy were combined with simplicity, beauty, and dignity of expression.

The words and phrases of the ESV grow out of the Tyndale-King James legacy, and most recently out of the RSV, with the 1971 RSV text providing the starting point for the ESV text. Archaic language was brought to current usage and significant corrections were made in the translation of key texts. But throughout, the translators’ goal was to retain the depth of meaning and enduring language that have made their indelible mark on the English-speaking world and have defined the life and doctrine of the church over the last four centuries.

(From the Official ESV Website) The King James verse will come first with the tampered portion underlined.

KJB - King James Bible

ESV - English Standard Version

NWT - New World Translation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses

NAB - New American Bible of the Roman Catholic Church

Matthew 8:29 KJB: And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?

ESV: And behold, they cried out, "What have you to do with us, O Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"

NWT: And, look! they screamed, saying: "What have we to do with you, Son of God? Did you come here to torment us before the appointed time?"

NAB: With a sudden shriek they cried: "Why meddle with us, Son of God? Have you come to torture us before the appointed time?"

Matthew 17:21 KJB: Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: [This kind does not leave but by prayer and fasting.] (Placed in Brackets)

Matthew 18:11 KJB: For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Matthew 19:9 KJB: 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.

ESV: And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery."

NWT: I say to you that whoever divorces his wife, except on the ground of fornication, and marries another commits adultery."

NAB: I now to say to you, whoever divorces his wife (lewd conduct is a separate case) and marries another commits adultery, and the man who marries a divorced woman commits adultery."

Matthew 27:35 KJB: 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 among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.

ESV: And when they had crucified him, they divided his garments among them by casting lots.

NWT: When they had impaled him they distributed his outer garments by casting lots.

NAB: When they had crucified him, they divided his clothes among them casting lots.

Mark 6:11 KJB: And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, 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 Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

ESV: And if any place will not receive you and they will not listen to you, when you leave, shake off the dust that is on your feet as a testimony against them."

NWT: And wherever a place will not receive you nor hear you, on going out from there shake off the dirt that is beneath your feet for a witness to them"

NAB: If any place will not receive you or hear you, shake its dust from your feet in testimony against them as you leave.

Mark 9:44, 46 KJB:{ 44} Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. {46} Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Mark 11:26 KJB: But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Mark 15:28 KJB: And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Luke 2:33 KJB: And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

ESV: And his father and his mother marveled at what was said about him.

NWT: And its father and mother continued wondering at the things being spoken about it.

NAB: The child's father and mother were marveling at what was being said about him.

Luke 4:4 KJB: And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

ESV: And Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone.'"

NWT: But Jesus replied to him: "It is written, 'Man must not live by bread alone.'"

NAB: Jesus answered him, "Scripture has it, 'Not on bread alone shall man live.'"

Luke 9:55 KJB: But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.

ESV: But he turned and rebuked them.

NWT: But he turned and reproved them

NAB: He turned toward them only to reprimand them.

Luke 9:56 KJB: For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.

ESV: And they went on to another village.

NWT: So they went to a different village.

NAB: Then they set off for another town.

Luke 17:36 KJB: Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Luke 23:17 KJB: (For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)

ESV: Omitted

NWT: Omitted

NAB: Omitted

Luke 23:38 KJB: And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

ESV: There was also an inscription over him, "This is the King of the Jews."

NWT: There was also an inscription over him: "This is the king of the Jews."

NAB: There was an inscription over his head: "THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS."

John 3:15 KJB: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

ESV: that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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