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Did you know the NIV translation of the bible has MANY missing verses?

It's true. Look it up online.

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JackieGirl007

Asked by JackieGirl007 at 1:40 PM on Jan. 10, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • I know my husband says there are many missing verses in the bible and that everyone can interpret the Bible anyway they want to.
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 1:46 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Yes, many are aware-
    someone already found this on their website search for "how to question Christianity" and posted it here about a week or so ago-
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:52 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • (Innocent question, I'm sorry if this comes out snarky) Then in your opinion, which is the most complete version?
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 1:53 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Yes but that doesnt mean I ditch it.
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 2:16 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • The most complete.. the Greek and Hebrew :-)
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 2:17 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • I like your answer, Shaneagle777. I was hoping someone would say it!
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 2:18 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Well, I don't have the time or energy to learn Greek and/or Hebrew so I'll keep reading my NIV and King James.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 3:14 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • i didnt know that...but i never use it for study. only to help others b/c its the easiest to understand. what verses are missing? im pretty sure if i go looking up online i'll find all sorts of BS that isnt true...not knocking you, its just the nature of the internet.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 3:50 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • This is the list I found of the missing verses. But it's not just the NIV that doesn't have these verses. There are other translations that do not have these.

    Matthew 17:21
    Matthew 18:11
    Matthew 23:14
    Mark 7:16
    Mark 9:44 & 46
    Mark 11:26
    Mark 15:28
    Luke 17:36
    Luke 23:17
    John 5:3b & 4
    Acts 8:37
    Acts 24:7
    Acts 28:29
    Romans 16:24
    1John 5:7
    Snewo

    Answer by Snewo at 4:29 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

  • Yes I was aware.
    tiddliwinks

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 5:08 PM on Jan. 10, 2011

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