Just how literal is the King James Version?
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 ...