Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spurgeon on Revised Version

Charles Spurgeon comparing new Revised Version with the King James Version:
"With regard to the Revised New Testament, in answer to many enquiries we are only able to go thus far. It is a valuable addition to our versions, but it will need much revision before it will be fit for public use. To translate well, the knowledge of two languages is needed: the men of the New Testament company are strong in Greek, but weak in English. Comparing the two, in our judgment the old version is the better."
Charles H. Spurgeon, The Sword and the Trowel, 1881

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