1. Is the KJB the original Bible?
No, but it is the final one.
2. Why do they call it the King James Bible?
Because it was authorised by King James I and printed in 1611 under his authority.
3. Is the King James Bible accurate? Is the KJB good?
Yes, the King James Bible is based on the historical Hebrew, Greek and Latin texts. It is based on the majority of Greek texts which representative copies were collated and printed in the 16th century in what is called the Textus Receptus. The King James Bible builds on some other Protestant versions, and is considered the final text.
Yes, the King James Bible is a highly accurate translation that exactly presents the original languages in English.
Unlike modern versions and translations made as influenced by Enlightenment-based assumptions, the KJB has been well accepted by many Christians for many years.
4. What religion is the KJB?
Christian and Protestant.
5. Is the KJB Catholic? Is the KJV used by Catholics?
The KJB is not Catholic but can and is used by Catholics.
6. Why did King James change the Bible?
King James revised former translations to get an exactly correct Bible. He didn’t actually do it, but he ordered scholars and church leaders to do it. It was printed in 1611, and went on to displace all other Bibles in use.
7. What books did King James remove from the Bible?
None. The Apocrypha isn’t commonly printed, but that is not considered canonical Scripture.
8. Who made the KJB?
A large number of scholars and church leaders under King James.
9. Is the KJB inspired? Is the KJB perfect?
The King James Bible was not made by special inspiration, but because of it being at the right place and at the right time, people were able to make a good translation. Always a few people try to say there are mistakes here or there, but they say this largely because of the influence of Enlightenment-based reasoning. In fact the KJB is perfect, exact and precise. The King James Bible translators themselves indicated that they thought their work was right.
10. Why is the KJB so popular?
Mainly because it has been used by lots of Protestants for a long time, and it has been considered the standard, and is commonly used by committed Christians.