Answers to Survey about Bible Translations
with some brief explanations
True or False
2. False - The first English Bible published without
the Apocrypha was an 1599 edition of the
3. True - (the famous "He" and "She" Bibles plus other differences)
6. False - All the translators of the KJV were Anglicans
or members of the Church of England. A
few were Puritans, but they were members
of the Church of England.
7. True - (John Reynolds--KJV; William--Douay-Rheims)
8. False - No English Bibles were permitted to be published
in America before Revolutionary War.
9. False - The KJV did revise or update the earlier Bibles.
12. True - The Great Bible has over 100 additional words from
Latin Vulgate in book of Acts.
13. False - Coverdale's Bible does have "penance" a few times.
14. False - (Wycliffe's, Tyndale's, Coverdale's, Matthew's,
1538 Coverdale's Latin-English N.T., Great,
Taverner's, Whittingham's, Geneva, Bishops',
1551 Bishop Becke's Bible, 1552 Richard Jugge's
15. False - Erasmus remained a Roman Catholic.
18. False - (Tyndale's, Coverdale's, Matthew's did not have
Mark 11:26 and Luke 17:36 because they were
not in Erasmus's Greek N.T. plus many phrases)
20. False - James hated the Puritans, and he was guilty
of many ungodly actions such as persecuting
21. C - Great was first, Bishops' second, KJV third