8500, Gray Street, Chicago, IL, 55030

Author page: Johnson Ayomide

Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session     Incidentally, once this contradiction became known, Bible translators tried to make it disappear. For example, the New Revised Standard Version translates the Hebrew yisre’eliy in 2 Samuel 17:25 to “Ishmaelite,” and then acknowledges in a discrete footnote that the correct translation is “Israelite.” Yishma’e’li is “Ishmaelite.” The evidence against the translators’ integrity is strengthened by the fact that practically any Bible published prior to the mid­twentieth century (including the American Standard Version of 1901, upon which the RSV and NRSV are based) translate yisre’eliy to “Israelite.” Only after the scriptural inconsistency was identified was the translation corrupted to “Ishmaelite.” By this modern deception, the New Revised Standard Version avoids conflict in their translation, but not in the source documents. And we would do well to note this deceit, for will we truly be surprised…

1,558 total views, no views today

Misgoded reading continued

Click here for previous session     Isaiah 40:8 claims that “the word of our God stands forever.” This assertion doesn’t excuse copying errors, or any other error, regardless how slight. In fact, according to Isaiah 40:8, any “word” which has not “stood forever” is disqualified as having been from God.  Which should make us question the authorship. If “the word of our God stands forever,” and the “word” of Ahaziah’s age doesn’t stand the test of time, whose word is it? God’s or Satan’s? Don’t look now, but even the Old Testament seems uncertain on this point. 2 Samuel 24:1 reads, “Again the anger of the LORD was aroused against Israel, and He moved David…

1,690 total views, no views today