What is the New International Version (NIV)?


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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
New International Version - HistoryThe New International Version (NIV) was conceived in 1965 when, after several years of study by committees from the Christian Reformed Church and the National Ass...

July 01 2013 1 response Vote Up Share Report

Super street 06 14 14 Calvin Cox Jr Reliability Supervisor at Rayonier Advanced Materials
One should remember that the Word of God was not originally written in english. It has only been translated in the english language. The KJV is an translation/interpretation of the original Hebrew, Aramaic, & Greek languages. 

My point is that if you take the original text, in its original language, and convert it to english, it will not produce the readable sentences & paragraphs that we can understand. This means that even the KJV is not a word for word, exact translation of the early scrolls that have the Word of God written on them. It has take people who are highly knowledgeable in these languages to make these readable translations for us.

I use the KJV in my studies, along with the NIV & ESV. I have found nothing in the NIV or ESV that varies in truth from the KJV. The NIV has only removed redundant words.

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