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The Bible : King James version with The apocrypha

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The King James Bible or Authorized Version (1611) comprises the Old Testament, the Apocrypha and the New Testament, from God's creation of the heaven and earth and the fall of man in Genesis, through the life Jesus Christ, to St John the Divine's foretelling of the end of the world and God's final judgment in Revelation. Among the most influential texts of all time and the ...more
Paperback, 1929 pages
Published July 6th 2006 by Penguin Classics
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Basia Rose
Oct 14, 2013 Basia Rose rated it did not like it
This book is disgusting! A self-help book promoting rape, incest and mass murder!
Amazon, Kobo and WH Smith need to pull it, like they are with any self-pubbed books that have sex in them!
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Dec 04, 2013 Nawaf Alghanem rated it really liked it
I will give it a four star just because it was the bible :D
Benjamin
Apr 18, 2016 Benjamin rated it it was amazing
It had been awhile since I had read through the KJV. A number of things to note: obviously, some words are obsolete, while others are used in an obsolete sense (let, suffer, conversation, etc.); there is in spite of that a simplicity to the language (a very high percentage of the words are three syllables or less); a comparison with the Douay-Rheims version (a Roman Catholic translation of about the same vintage) shows that the KJV relies more heavily on Anglo-Saxon vocabulary than on Latin voca ...more
Ainsley Dobson
Well, this was a trip. I feel like that's all that I'm licensed to say considering my stance on Christianity. I think that the only thing about this book that I feel comfortably allowed to say is that, after reading it, the majority of modern-day Christians do not follow the Commandments that were set forth by God in Exodus, nor do they listen to and live by the proverbs and laws that Jesus put down in Matthew.
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An EPIC work of fantasy!

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The plot was interesting, although many people spoiled it for me and told me the protagonist died! but then he RESURRECTED AND DIED AGAIN! What a PERFECT example of how a non fiction book operates, highly commendable.
Patrick
Apr 14, 2013 Patrick marked it as to-read
Shelves: owned
I have good intentions toward this book but sometimes I wonder about the two volume annotated Norton.
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