Answers to Survey about Bible Translations

with some brief explanations

by Rick Norris

True or False

1. True
2. False - The first English Bible published without the Apocrypha was an 1599 edition of the Geneva Bible.
3. True - (the famous "He" and "She" Bibles plus other differences)
4. True
5. True
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.
10. True
11. True
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 N.T., KJV)
15. False - Erasmus remained a Roman Catholic.
16. True
17. True
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)
19. True
20. False - James hated the Puritans, and he was guilty of many ungodly actions such as persecuting believers.

Multiple Choice

21. C - Great was first, Bishops' second, KJV third
22. B
23. D
24. B
25. B