Just how literal is the King James Version?

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Jan (JH) Kroeze; Manie (CM) van den Heever; Bertus (AJ) van Rooy;
  • Publisher: Department of Ancient Studies, University of Stellenbosch

Many scholars have the perception that the King James Version (KJV) is a literal translation. However, it is not so easy to define the concept of "literal translation". The simplest definition may be to regard it as word-for-word translation. However, when one compares ... View more
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