What is missing in the NIV?
There is nothing removed or missing from a modern NIV. The NIV is a translation of a very large set of manuscripts.
Is NIV more accurate than KJV?
The NIV is accurate, readable, and clear, yet true to the original Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek of the Bible. The KJV was the Authorized Version being translated via the Antioch manuscript textline, and also the New Testament being translated from the Textus Receptus.
How accurate is NIV Bible?
The new NIV retains 95% of the words of the 1984 edition, but where there are changes, it communicates the original meaning better to modern readers and more accurately than before.
Should I read NIV or KJV?
Who did the NIV translation?
The New International Version (NIV) is an English translation of the Bible first published in 1978 by Biblica (formerly the International Bible Society)….
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Are some versions of the Bible missing from the new translation?
If you compare the King James and New King James Versions with the newer translations (e.g., the New International Version, English Standard Version, Christian Standard Bible, New Living Translation, etc.), you will notice that several verses are entirely missing from the newer translations.
Are there any verses missing from the NIV?
When comparing the NIV with the King James Version (KJV), it would seem that there are some verses “missing” in the NIV (and other trusted translations such as the CEV, CSB, ESV, GNB, HCSB, NET, NLT, etc.). Actually, that is not the case. In 1611, the translators of the KJV used the best resources available to them at that time.
Is the NIV a reliable translation of the Bible?
Therefore, translations such as the NIV actually reflect better Bible scholarship than was available in 1611 when the KJV was published. The verses or phrases that appeared in the KJV, but have been “omitted” in most trusted translations today, are not found in the oldest and most reliable manuscripts.
Are there any verses missing from the King James Version?
However, the question of missing verses is a bit more complicated. I’m sure some of you have looked at some of the verses listed in the King James Version and then flipped to them in an NIV or ESV only to be shocked to actually find them missing. (The New American Standard Bible includes the verses but puts them in brackets.)