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Why is Acts 8:37 missing from some versions of the Bible?

It's missing in some of the more traditional versions like the KJV and the NIV, but in other versions, like the ESV and amplified, they are in italics or a footnote. Is it because it conflicts with the holy trinity? 

Acts 8:37

AMP - 37 And Philip said, If you believe with all your heart [if you have a conviction, full of joyful trust, that Jesus is the Messiah and accept Him as the Author of your salvation in the kingdom of God, giving Him your obedience, then] you may. And he replied, I do believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.

Clarify Share Report Asked June 16 2014 Mini Anonymous

For follow-up discussion and general commentary on the topic. Comments are sorted chronologically.

Mini Al Shep

I believe it enforces the teaching of the Trinity

June 17 2014 Report

Mini Gisela Reeder

I possess a KJV Bible and it is Acts 8:37, so it is wrong to say that this scripture is not in the KJV

June 18 2014 Report

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