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What is the difference between Catholic Bible and King James Bible?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Sep 11, 2019

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A. Daniels

A. DanielsProfessor, San Diego
Professor, San Diego

Answered on Sep 11, 2019

The Holy Bible is said to be one of the most confusing books of all time. Some people are unsure of how they are going to take the stories in the Bible. Different versions are available all over the world. The Catholic Bible is said to be a generic term as compared to the Holy Bible, which is considered to be the proper term.

Some religions use the Holt Bible. King James Bible is just one of the many varieties that are available right now. This is translated and written from the available manuscripts available. Other types of the Holy Bible are available in different parts of the world.

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J. Pollock

J. PollockScience Professor, Los Angeles
Science Professor, Los Angeles

Answered on Jul 31, 2019

The most significant difference between the Catholic Bible and King James Bible lies chiefly on the printed words. The King James version that has been known for centuries throughout the world is the one that makes use of what is considered the Old English language. On the opposite side of the coin, the Catholic bible is written in modern-day English.

The Catholic bible stands out because it is the only version that has additional books from the Old Testament. These books are not located in other translations of the bible. In the Catholic bible, you can discover the books called Apocrypha, also referred to as Deuterocanonical, which include Tobit, Maccabees I and II, Judith, Wisdom, and Ecclesiasticus and Baruch. The Christians made these books an official part of the Scripture at the Council of Trent.

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J. Harty

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J. HartyWriter, M.A, Chula Vista
Writer, M.A, Chula Vista

Answered on Jul 18, 2019

There are many versions of the holy word, the Bible, that Christians use. The Catholic Bible and King James Bible are two of those versions. The Catholic Bible is the generic term used to refer to the Christian Bible. The King James Bible is a different version, which King James the First initiated. It was completed in 1611.

This Bible is also known as the KJV or King James Version. The message of the two Bibles are the same, but many believe the King James Bible is easier to read and understand. This is why it is more used today in Christian settings.

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