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what is the difference in cath bible and kjv bible?

i have a king james version....actually 2 king james one, one is normal, gold embossed and pretty and was a gift..the other is pink lol. and it has daily devotions that relate to being a woman and a good woman..that was from my grandma :-P
but what is the difference between a kj bible and a cath bible?

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Asked by moki1984 at 8:23 PM on Jul. 7, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • One is Protestant teachings and one is Catholic teachings

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:24 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • kjv is THE BIBLE - any other bible that has extra books or whatever (like the catholic bible) is NOT THE BIBLE ...... not the real right one anyway....

    not refering to NIV and other translations, that is just translations of KJV, no additives

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:28 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • well i know that lol. duh
    im asking with the catholic do they take out certain parts the kjf they add in the different things catholicism has like their way of getting baptised, penance etc. or is that something not put in the bible but just taught in it organized differently.

    i know one is cath one is protes...........but im asking what are the significant differences in how they are written

    Answer by moki1984 at 8:29 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • your obviously not cath anon 828 heh. but i get what your saying

    Answer by moki1984 at 8:30 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Oh...i found it online.
    3. What's the difference between a "Catholic Bible" and a "Protestant Bible"?

    Catholic and Protestant Bibles both include 27 books in the New Testament. Protestant Bibles have only 39 books in the Old Testament, however, while Catholic Bibles have 46. The seven books included in Catholic Bibles are Tobit, Judith, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach, and Baruch. Catholic Bibles also include sections in the Books of Esther and Daniel which are not found in Protestant Bibles. These books are called the deuterocanonical books. The Catholic Church considers these books to be inspired by the Holy Spirit.

    Answer by moki1984 at 8:31 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • The Catholic bible includes more books. The KJV took those books out. Depending on which version you have, they will appear in their normal order where they always occurred, between other books, or they will be grouped together between the OT and NT.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 8:32 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • From what I understand the only difference is that the Catholic Bible (New American Bible) hes some extra books in it, like Tobit comes right to mind, that the other does not. There's no different in the other books, nothing was changed.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:39 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • just know the KJV isn't the only protestant Bible. All my bibles say Catholic addition or Catholic Bible. I found this list on yahoo answers
    The following Bible translations are approved by the Catholic Chruch for personal use:
    + Douai-Rheims
    + Confraternity Edition
    + Revised Standard Version (RSV) - Catholic Edition
    + New American Bible (NAB)
    + Jerusalem Bible
    + New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)- Catholic Edition
    + New Jerusalem Bible (NJB)
    + Today's English Version - Catholic Edition…

    Answer by drink-lover at 9:07 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • I think I have rsv and nrsv and I do have one KJV but I never read it.

    Answer by drink-lover at 9:07 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Yep - you found the difference. After the Reformation Protestants removed some books from the OT. They also removed parts of the book of Daniel and Esther. These parts are found in Catholic bibles. The NT is the same. Interestingly, these books were included in the original 1611 KJV.

    Answer by eringobrough at 10:28 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

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