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Rewriting History: New "Gay Friendly" Bible Published
Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2012 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 12/14/2012 6:34:13 AM PST by Kaslin

The King James version of the Bible has been hijacked by gay activists who want to rewrite history. Anonymous editors have published a Bible "friendly to gays," and have edited eight major verses to fit their narrative. The "Queen James Bible" is available on Amazon and is described as, "A Gay Bible. The Queen James Bible is based on The King James Bible, edited to prevent homophobic misinterpretation." The description and reasoning for the changes is below.

Why We Chose the King James Version

We chose the 1769 form of the King James Bible for our revision for the following reasons:
1. The obvious gay link to King James, known amongst friends and courtiers as “Queen James” because of his many gay lovers.

2. No Bible is perfect, but everyone knows the King James Bible; It is arguably the most popular Bible in history and the basis of many other translations.

3. Most English Bible translations that actively condemn homosexuality have based themselves on the King James Version and have erroneously adapted its words to support their own agenda. We wanted to return to the clean source and start there.

4. Some claim the language of the KJV is antiquated, but we believe it is poetic, traditional, and ceremonial. Christianity is an ancient tradition, and the King James and resultant Queen James versions remind us and keep us connected to that tradition.
What We Changed

The Bible says nothing about homosexuality. However, there might be no other argument in contemporary faith as heated as what the Bible is interpreted to say about homosexuality.

The Bible is the word of God translated by man. This (saying nothing countless translations and the evolution of language itself) means the Bible can be interpreted in different ways, leading to what we call “interpretive ambiguity.” In editing The Queen James Bible we were faced with the decision to modify existing interpretively ambiguous language, or simply to delete it.

There are problems with removal of verses:
• It doesn’t address the problem of interpretive ambiguity, it only brushes it under the rug.
• It renders an incomplete Bible.
• Revelation says not to “edit the book,” and people often extend that to mean the entire Bible, not just the book of Revelation.

We also refused to just say “that’s outdated” and omit something. Yes, things like Leviticus are horribly outdated, but that doesn’t stop people from citing them. We wanted our Bible bulletproof from the ones shooting the bullets.

There are also problems with editing verses:

• The context, idiom, and grammar from the time are almost impossible to recreate. • Changes could further create interpretive ambiguity.

Many versions of the Bible translated and published since the King James Bible have changed the language, so the precedent had been set for editing. Furthermore, both problems with editing are easily addressed by deciding to make the edits as simple as possible.

We edited the Bible to prevent homophobic interpretations.

Although these editors are correct when they say the Bible is for interpretation, it is important to understand that interpretation isn't the same thing as rewriting history or changing scripture.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: bible; gay; gayandlesbian; homosexualagenda
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1 posted on 12/14/2012 6:34:17 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

God “will not be mocked.”


2 posted on 12/14/2012 6:35:14 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Kaslin

When can we expect the gay-friendly Koran?


3 posted on 12/14/2012 6:37:26 AM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: Kaslin

These people will rot in there destiny.


4 posted on 12/14/2012 6:37:55 AM PST by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: Kaslin

My wife’s response: “Is that a joke?”


5 posted on 12/14/2012 6:38:32 AM PST by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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To: Kaslin

The Bible is already friendly towards all manner of sinners. It is an offer of amnesty to those who will accept it.


6 posted on 12/14/2012 6:38:47 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Kaslin
From the REAL King James Version, Revelation 22:18-21:

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:

And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

7 posted on 12/14/2012 6:38:47 AM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Biggirl

Yeah... this is... this is... I’m really at a loss for words here. This is blasphemy. Plain as day.


8 posted on 12/14/2012 6:38:53 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: rarestia

Seared.


9 posted on 12/14/2012 6:39:51 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: Psalm 144

Yeah, but that whole admitting that you’re wrong part is what a lot of people can’t get over.

After all, since they themselves are gods, knowing and defining good and evil in their own terms, how can they be wrong?


10 posted on 12/14/2012 6:41:20 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin
Jesus can't come soon enough.

By the way, this sorta thing has been done already (albeit, inadvertently). See the Wicked Bible.


11 posted on 12/14/2012 6:41:57 AM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: Kaslin

The Satanic Bible is the actual homosexual bible...it’s a anti-Christin and it worships histories biggest Colon Cowboy—Satan.


12 posted on 12/14/2012 6:42:18 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Kaslin

8 major verses??? That’s all??? ROFL!

They have a LOT more work to do...

Starting with the entire story about Sodom & Gomorrah.


13 posted on 12/14/2012 6:42:31 AM PST by Safrguns
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To: WXRGina

I was just about the post this scripture. The are playing with fire and shall be dealt with.


14 posted on 12/14/2012 6:42:31 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Kaslin
"Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals, nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God." - 1 Corinthians 6:9-10

They can mock God all they want. When they breathe their last, if they are still unrepentant homosexuals, they will face torment in Hell.

15 posted on 12/14/2012 6:42:52 AM PST by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Biggirl

I suppose a Satan friendly Bible is in the works.


16 posted on 12/14/2012 6:44:11 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Kaslin

Weird. The King James Version is not the true version either. The only true version is the Catholic Bible from what I was taught.....ok FRiends, I am just joshin.


17 posted on 12/14/2012 6:44:30 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Resolute Conservative

You’re quite right. The Lord does not take kindly to those who pervert His Word. Woe to them, if they do not turn to Him for forgiveness and salvation.


18 posted on 12/14/2012 6:46:56 AM PST by WXRGina (Further up and further in!)
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To: Kaslin

As we ALL know, the Bible is very clear on homosexuality as well as abortion.

And the folks that love to say many of the Scriptures are only found in the Old Testament....

They forget that Jesus did NOT just appear in the New Testament, He was in the Beginning and is in fact GOD, so really they need to realize that Jesus is The Word in Old and New.

When the Old Testament says that Homosexuality is a abomination, that is Jesus saying it


19 posted on 12/14/2012 6:47:46 AM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2016 OR BUST)
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To: Biggirl

No, he will not


20 posted on 12/14/2012 6:48:02 AM PST by Kaslin ( One Big Ass Mistake America (Make that Two))
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To: Kaslin

Just because the fudge-packers have made it homosexual-friendly, doesn’t make it so.


21 posted on 12/14/2012 6:49:03 AM PST by NRA1995 (CNN should be PNN (Propaganda, Never News))
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To: Kaslin

Let’s take a wild guess here. The editors were from Sodom and Gomorrah. We have traversed this road several thousand years ago.


22 posted on 12/14/2012 6:50:03 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Safrguns

Got a funny one for you.
I know a homofem that is in seminary. Don’t ask, ‘cuz I don’t know.

Anyway, she was explaining the account of Lott’s wife.
See, Lott’s wife cared so much about the people of Sodom and Gomorrah that she couldn’t help but look back in compassion as they were destroyed.
To reward her compassion, God made her into a pillar, as in a “pillar of the community”, as a monument to her love and compassion for people.


23 posted on 12/14/2012 6:52:13 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin

when do they come out with a version that says not to look at a woman with lust? That would be useful for myself.

Serious, if meeting another dude and giving him a BJ is NOT a sin, then there is no such thing as a sexual sin.

If there’s no such thing as a sexual sin, is there such thing as other sins?


24 posted on 12/14/2012 6:53:26 AM PST by MNDude
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To: Kaslin
The Bible says nothing about homosexuality. However, there might be no other argument in contemporary faith as heated as what the Bible is interpreted to say about homosexuality.

Riiigghhht. That's why God zapped Sodom and Gomorrah. That's why it mentions womankind with womankind. Itching ears and all.

25 posted on 12/14/2012 6:54:28 AM PST by madison10
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To: Kaslin

It really isn’t that different from The Message Bible or the Passages Bible.

The nations are really separating themselves, one from another, aren’t they?

It is incredible to witness.


26 posted on 12/14/2012 6:54:39 AM PST by Truth2012
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To: Neoliberalnot
Let’s take a wild guess here. The editors were from Sodom and Gomorrah.

In the new version, Lot's wife is not turned into a pillar of salt. She and Lot are taken to a television studio to watch them film the next episode of Glee.

27 posted on 12/14/2012 6:56:00 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration of Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: Kaslin
"The Bible says nothing about homosexuality."

Oh. really?

What about:

Leviticus 20:13

"If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads." NIV

"If a man lies with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them." ESV

" a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them." KJV

English (KJV), Strong's #, Root Form (Hebrew), Tense

If a man h376 איש 'iysh

also lie h7901 שכב shakab

with mankind, h2145 זכר zakar

as he lieth h4904 משכב mishkab

with a woman, h802 אשה 'ishshah

both h8147 שנים shĕnayim

of them have committed h6213 עשה `asah

an abomination: h8441 תועבה tow`ebah [

they shall surely h4191 מות muwth

be put to death; h4191 מות muwth

their blood h1818 דם dam

[shall be] upon them.

The Septuagint,["Septuagint (sometimes abbreviated LXX) is the name given to the Greek translation of the Jewish Scriptures. The Septuagint has its origin in Alexandria, Egypt and was translated between 300-200 BC."] reads like this:

20:13 καὶ ὃς ἂν κοιμηθῇ μετὰ ἄρσενος κοίτην γυναικός βδέλυγμα ἐποίησαν ἀμφότεροι θανατούσθωσαν ἔνοχοί εἰσιν

28 posted on 12/14/2012 6:57:14 AM PST by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: mbarker12474

An old Logos study Bible had the following in it (I’m paraphrasing as I don’t have the original in front of me):

“Jesus came to John to be baptized, but the latter refused because he knew Jesus was no winner.”

I’ve always assumed it was a typo!


29 posted on 12/14/2012 6:59:00 AM PST by ShasheMac
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To: Kaslin

Uncover the nakedness thereof is pretty straightforward in the OT.

Not much sinning gets accomplished while fully clothed.


30 posted on 12/14/2012 6:59:18 AM PST by Gasshog
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To: Kaslin
The "Queen" James version?
31 posted on 12/14/2012 6:59:24 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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32 posted on 12/14/2012 7:01:20 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Psalm 144

-The Bible is already friendly towards all manner of sinners. It is an offer of amnesty to those who will accept it.-

Ding ding ding.


33 posted on 12/14/2012 7:02:52 AM PST by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: Gasshog
Uncover the nakedness thereof ...

That one, "lie with" and sometimes forms of the word "know" are all Biblical euphamisms that mean "have sex".

34 posted on 12/14/2012 7:04:40 AM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: MrB

Is she enjoying her time at Bob’s Discount Seminary?


35 posted on 12/14/2012 7:05:01 AM PST by LifeComesFirst (http://rw-rebirth.blogspot.com/)
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To: Kaslin

Messing with God’s word is worse than playing with fire ! Even though I teach part time college classes, I will not teach the Word since I would be afraid of saying something wrong where I can cause someone to be mislead. And teachers of the Word are held to very high standards and I know I don’t meet them.


36 posted on 12/14/2012 7:06:18 AM PST by CORedneck
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

See my above “gay seminarian” explanation of Lot’s wife...


37 posted on 12/14/2012 7:06:23 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin
Fag Bibles? I don't think so.

I gets my Inspired Word from lolcats.

lolcat bible book

38 posted on 12/14/2012 7:07:39 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Kaslin
Here's a suggestion for an inclusive Ten Commandments.

The first commandment is this - If it feels good, do it.

There are no other commandments.

Regards, God.

39 posted on 12/14/2012 7:08:43 AM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: WXRGina
For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

This is why I could not vote for a Mormon or a homosexual for that matter who "edits" God's Word.

40 posted on 12/14/2012 7:09:05 AM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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To: CORedneck

The Bible has been messed with for centuries. The gay effort is but the most recent.


41 posted on 12/14/2012 7:10:18 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: BwanaNdege
"If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both men shall be adored by everyone. They will be displayed on the silver screen and make millions and millions of dollars; their blood will be mixed with other blood and banked."
NGV
42 posted on 12/14/2012 7:11:07 AM PST by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: massmike
When can we expect the gay-friendly Koran?

Given the prevalence of pederasty in some muslim countries, is it not already?

43 posted on 12/14/2012 7:13:05 AM PST by Gunslingr3
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To: MrB

>>> I know a homofem that is in seminary.

That alone says a lot about where our society has fallen to.

You have to wonder... is she in this seminary under false pretense? or is it a homo-sem for the homo-fem?


44 posted on 12/14/2012 7:13:13 AM PST by Safrguns
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When will there be an alcoholic Bible with no reference to drunkenness? Of course once you’re drunk there’s probably a lot of other things you’d have to erase from the Bible. Also, nobody really wants to read when they’re drunk. Okay, maybe an alcie Bible isn’t a good idea.


45 posted on 12/14/2012 7:14:26 AM PST by Hayride
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To: Kaslin
Genesis 13:12 Different Versions

Queen James Version. Abraham took a look at Sodom and he pitched his tent right there.

46 posted on 12/14/2012 7:15:04 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Kaslin

Queen James Version?


47 posted on 12/14/2012 7:15:22 AM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: Kaslin

“Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.”

Galatians 6:7 — from the most beautiful English-language gift from God to man, the King James Bible.


48 posted on 12/14/2012 7:15:59 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: BwanaNdege

“...They must be put to death...”

See that right there is pretty good evidence that much of the bible was written by people with as many flaws as you or I. Or do you believe that homosexuals should be executed?


49 posted on 12/14/2012 7:18:26 AM PST by Flightdeck (My four children have been robbed)
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To: LifeComesFirst

Here it is:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unity_Church


50 posted on 12/14/2012 7:19:25 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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