[Ads-l] factoid or foolishness?

Dave Hause dwhause at CABLEMO.NET
Tue Jul 7 17:37:20 UTC 2015


So this is really the "King Iames" version?
Dave Hause
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"No J, No Jesus!"

It's that simple.

JL

On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > On Jul 7, 2015, at 11:47 AM, Joel Berson <berson at att.net> wrote:
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> > I vote for "error".  The Bible of Bibles, BibleGateway.com, proves =
> there are 942 occurrences of "Jesus" in the King James Version.
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> Well, there are none in the Old Testament, I'd wager, so we can =
> project...oh, nevermind.
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> LH
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> > P.S.  If there's a runoff poll, I vote for "foolishness."
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> > JSB
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> > Huffington Post:
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> > "The King James Version would make its debut in the year of 1611 =
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> > the letter J existed, so the name 'Jesus' did not appear once)."
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> > We report, you decide.
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