King James Only Apologetics

"King James only" advocates say that other translations of the Bible like the NASB and ESV are inferior translations of the Bible and not as true to the original autographs penned by the authors of the Bible. We at ABR, and the majority of conservative Christian scholars disagree. If you are interested in knowing more about the manuscripts behind the major translations of the Bible, or if you have had your faith in the NASB, NIV, or ESV rattled by a "KJV only" advocate, take heart, and read the following resources. We think they will prove very helpful to you.


"Is Your Modern Translation Corrupt? Answering the Allegations of KJV Only Advocates"

by James R. White

"The 'Conspiracy' Behind the New Bible Translations" by Daniel Wallace

"The Debate Over the King James Version" by Rick Wade

"Is the King James Version the Only Bible Christians Should Trust and Read?" by John Ankerberg and John Weldon


"The King James Only Controversy" by James R. White
Answering those who claim that only the King James Version is the Word of God, this book examines allegations that modern translators conspired to corrupt Scripture and lead believers away from the true Christian faith.
Endorsed by Norman Geisler, D.A. Carson, Hank Hanegraaff, J. I. Packer, John MacArthur, and Bruce Metzger,

"The King James Version Debate" by D.A. Carson

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