The KJV-Only Issue
"For is the kingdom of God to become words or syllables?
Why should we be in bondage to them if we may be free,
use one precisely when we may use another no less fit,
as commodiously?"

The KJV Translators


Welcome to! This site examines the belief that the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible is exclusively "the word of God" for us today. In these pages, you will find information about the history of KJV and Bible translation in general, detailed examiniation of many KJV-only arguments, facts supporting other versions, and similar information you can use to capably respond to KJV-onlyism when you encounter it.


Specific Passages

General Passages

Historical Issues

Miscellaneous Articles

Specific Responses

Random Riplinger Reviews

Some visitors to this site have asked me how I became involved in the KJV-only issue. When I was first exposed to it and had questions, the pastor of the church I was attending lent me Gail Riplinger's New Age Bible Versions to read. It was reading this book, along with examining and verifying her claims in detail, that not only convinced me that KJV-onlyism was wrong, but also to actively oppose it. I believe there are so many problems with the book that one could open to almost any random page and find examples of misinformation, misrepresentation, half-truths, faulty reasoning and double standards - so I started opening the book at random pages and writing the following articles:


Recommended Reading:

The Unbound Scriptures
by Rick Norris
This book is by far the best resource on the subject of KJV-onlyism I've ever seen! With a bibliography of over 1,000 sources, including over 100 books and pamphlets by KJV-only authors, Norris has put together an exhaustive reference that will be an extremely valuable addition to the library of anyone studying or struggling with the issue of KJV-onlyism. More information and order information.

Also be sure to check out the rest of our bookstore!

Articles by Guest Writers

Rick Norris

Doug Kutilek

Cool Stuff

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