A Draft of the 1611 King James Bible is Found, Delighting “Onlyists” Everywhere

A Draft of the 1611 King James Bible is Found, Delighting “Onlyists” Everywhere October 14, 2015

Ok, maybe you don’t HAVE to be an Independent Fundamental Baptist King James Onlyist to be excited about this discovery:

But now, in an unassuming notebook held in an archive at the University of Cambridge, an American scholar has found what he says is an important new clue to the earthly processes behind that masterpiece: the earliest known draft, and the only one definitively written in the hand of one of the roughly four dozen translators who worked on it.

The notebook, which dates from 1604 to 1608, was discovered by Jeffrey Alan Miller, an assistant professor of English at Montclair State University in New Jersey, who announced his research on Wednesday in an article in The Times Literary Supplement.

While the notebook has yet to be examined by other scholars, experts who have reviewed Professor Miller’s research called it perhaps the most significant archival find relating to the King James Bible in decades.

Thou mayest read the rest of the article here.


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