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Turmoil From Within1

Dr. Frank Logsdon, project member of the translation committee for the New American Standard Version (NASB), has denounced his work on that Bible and urged all Christians to return to the Authorized Version, commonly known as the King James Bible.

His old friend, Dr. David Otis Fuller, began to put his finger on the many shortcomings of the Catholic text used in all modern Bibles, which include the NASB and today's NIV.

Logsdon finally said, "I'm in trouble; I can't refute these arguments; it's wrong; it's terribly wrong; it's frightfully wrong; and what am I going to do about it?"

Logsdon shocked publisher Dewey Lockman by writing, "I must under God renounce every attachment to the New American Standard."

It was only after Logsdon took the time to really look into this issue that he was horrified to see that he had played right into Satan's hands, and helped to take many verses out of the Scriptures. Logsdon admitted, "The deletions are absolutely frightening."

All modern Bible translators today use, without question, the New Testament text produced by the famous scholars Hort and Westcott. But in her book, New Age Bible Versions, author Gail Riplinger exposes the background and corrupt theology of these giants.

Logsdon's advice? If you hold the Authorized Version, and someone tries to prod you to accept another, "You don't need to defend it; you don't need to apologize for it. "Just say, 'Well, did this new version or this translation come down through the Roman Catholic stream? If so, count me out.'"

Video excerpted from Bridge To Babylon, available from Chick Publications. The information on Dr. Frank Logsdon begins at 4:32.

Jesus Didn't Lie2

Karl Kamin was led to Christ by a friend who witnessed and taught from the New American Standard Bible (NASB). Karl at once started studying the Bible, and one day he came on this passage in his NASB, speaking about Jesus:

John 7:3-10 NASB
3 Therefore His brothers said to Him, "Leave here and go into Judea, so that Your disciples also may see Your works which You are doing.
4 "For no one does anything in secret when he himself seeks to be known publicly. If You do these things, show Yourself to the world.''
5 For not even His brothers were believing in Him.
6 So Jesus said to them, " My time is not yet here, but your time is always opportune.
7 "The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it, that its deeds are evil.
8 "Go up to the feast yourselves; I do not go up to this feast because My time has not yet fully come.''
9 Having said these things to them, He stayed in Galilee.
10 But when His brothers had gone up to the feast, then He Himself also went up, not publicly, but as if, in secret.
11 So the Jews were seeking Him at the feast and were saying, "Where is He?''

Karl saw this and got mad, for it was clear that Jesus lied. Later, Karl showed this to the man who lead him to Christ. The man had nothing to say. He just sluffed it off. So, Karl showed it to a Christian friend at work. This fellow was a King James Bible man, and he went and got his KJV to see what it said. Here it is:

John 7:3-10 KJV
3 His brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that thy disciples also may see the works that thou doest.
4 For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.
5 For neither did his brethren believe in him.
6 Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.
7 The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.
8 Go ye up unto this feast: I go not up yet unto this feast: for my time is not yet full come.
9 When he had said these words unto them, he abode still in Galilee.
10 But when his brethren were gone up, then went he also up unto the feast, not openly, but as it were in secret.
11 Then the Jews sought him at the feast, and said, Where is he?

The changes are really minor, except for one little word-- "yet." Now, Jesus is NOT a liar. Now, we can teach. Look what we have here:

Jesus was being confronted by his doubting extended family, and He simply did not want to cast His pearls before swine. Karl Kamin was refreshed to see that the KJV was the real Bible for him. He switched at once of course.


Footnoted Verses

Unlike the ESV that left the following verses out, the NASB includes them, with a footnote that says 'early manuscripts do not include this verse,' or similar meaning. This casts doubt on the validity of the verse, and in turn, God's ability to preserve his word. Here are the verses:

Matthew 12:47 "Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee."

Matthew 17:21 "Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting."

Matthew 18:11 "For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost."

Matthew 23:14 "Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation."

Mark 7:16 "If any man have ears to hear, let him hear."

Mark 9:44 "Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched."

Mark 9:46 "Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched."

Mark 11:26 "But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses."

Mark 15:28 "And the scripture was fulfilled, which saith, And he was numbered with the transgressors."

Luke 17:36 "Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left."

Luke 23:17 "(For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.)"

Acts 8:37 "And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God."

Acts 15:34 "Notwithstanding it pleased Silas to abide there still"

Acts 28:29 "And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves."

Romans 16:24 "The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen."


Deleted or Changed Meaning3

The NASB has changed the meaning or deleted the highlighted portion of the following verses:

Luke 4:4
KJV: And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

NASB: And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’”

As written this is an incomplete thought. The NASB leaves the reader wondering, 'What else should I live on, if not by bread alone?'

Luke 4:8
KJV: And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

NASB: Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.’”

Here the NASB removes Jesus' rebuke of Satan. Other than God, who has the authority, on their own, to rebuke Satan?

KJV: Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

NASB: Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.

Another incomplete thought in the NASB. 'The day nor the hour' for what?

KJV: And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.

NASB: And when they had crucified Him, they divided up His garments among themselves by casting lots.

The NASB here leaves out that this was a fulfillment of prophesy. It is important to demonstrate that Jesus' coming as the Messiah was not only prophesied, but also perfectly fulfilled. 

Mark 6:11
KJV: And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

NASB: Any place that does not receive you or listen to you, as you go out from there, shake the dust off the soles of your feet for a testimony against them.”

The NASB translation downplays the importance of people receiving the Word. Who would want to go through a punishment more stringent than Sodom and Gomorrha?

Mark 13:14
KJV: But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ought not, (let him that readeth understand,) then let them that be in Judaea flee to the mountains.

NASB:  But when you see the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not to be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.

Here the NASB leaves out that the abomination of desolation will be a fulfillment of prophesy. 

John 3:15
KJV: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

NASB:  that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.

This is an extremely powerful verse. It guarantees that whoever believes in Jesus (identified in verse 14) should not perish but have eternal life. But what do the NASB translators make of this verse? They removed the words 'should not perish.' Then they inject uncertainty by using the word 'may.' There is no assurance here, no divine guarantee or promise. Instead, 'the believer… MAY in him have eternal life;' implying thereby that he 'May Not!'

KJV: But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

NASB:  Why do you pass judgment on your brother? Or you, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God;

It is true that Jesus Christ is God, but the NASB removes the clarity that Jesus will be the judge.

Col. 3:6
KJV: For which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience.

NASB:  On account of these the wrath of God is coming.

Another incomplete thought in the NASB. The KJV clearly defines who the wrath of God will be directed toward.

1 Tim. 3:16
KJV: And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.

NASB: Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated by the Spirit, seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.

The word God has been changed to He. This is an attack on a cardinal truth namely that Jesus Christ is God incarnate; that is, God in human flesh! To replace the word God with He is a corruption of the text. It casts doubt on the divinity of Jesus Christ.

1 John 4:3
KJV: And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

NASB: and every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you heard was coming and now is in the world already.

The word Christ means 'the Anointed One, the Messiah! In this verse the NASB omits the fact that Jesus was indeed the Messiah, the Anointed One of God, the Christ! Indeed whenever the word 'Christ' is omitted from its rightful place in a modern translation, the fact that He is the Messiah, the anointed of God, is being silently denied.

1 Cor. 5:7
KJV: Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us.

NASB: Cleanse out the old leaven that you may be a new lump, as you really are unleavened. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.

1 Peter 4:1
KJV: Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin.

NASB: Therefore, since Christ has suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same purpose, because he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,

Jesus did not come to earth and suffer for his own needs - He suffered for us and our sins. Everything that happened in Jesus' life was for us. He made the ultimate sacrifice, for us.

Col. 1:14
KJV: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

NASB: in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

Modern Bible versions try to minimize the focus on the blood. As stated in Hebrews 9:22, "And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission." There is no remission of sin without the shedding of Jesus' blood.

In Me / On Me / Of Christ / In Christ / Through Christ3

The following verses are examples where the NASB removes references to Jesus:

Mark 9:42
KJV: And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

NASB: “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe to stumble, it would be better for him if, with a heavy millstone hung around his neck, he had been cast into the sea.

John 6:47
KJV: Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.

NASB: Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes has eternal life.

If you remove Jesus as the object of your belief, salvation no longer attainable.

Rom. 1:16
KJV: For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

NASB: For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek, evangelion, meaning "good news". The KJV then reads "good news of Christ" while the NASB leaves it wide open as just "good news."

Gal. 3:17
KJV: And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

NASB: What I am saying is this: the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years later, does not invalidate a covenant previously ratified by God, so as to nullify the promise.

Gal. 4:7
KJV: Wherefore thou art no more a servant, but a son; and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

NASB: Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God.

You cannot be an heir of god without Jesus. 1 Timothy 2:5 KJV, "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus;"

Gal. 6:15
KJV: For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.

NASB: For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.

Q: When did this become true?
A: When you are in Christ Jesus.

Denial of a Literal Heaven 3

The NASB translators have a strange aversion to heaven. Notice how in the following six verses the references to heaven have been removed.

Luke 11:2
KJV: And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

NASB: And He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come.

The NASB translators have mutilated this verse, which has 32 words, by deleting 14 of them! Another 5 words from this famous prayer have been deleted in the next verse:…And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Heb. 10:34
KJV: For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

NASB: For you showed sympathy to the prisoners and accepted joyfully the seizure of your property, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and a lasting one.

As written, it begs the question. 'Where is the better and lasting possession?' Could it mean 'in heaven?'

1 John 5:7-8
KJV: For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. 8: And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.

NASB: For there are three that testify:

Here is another example of massive mutilation.

Rev. 16:17 
KJV: And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.

NASB: Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne, saying, “It is done.”

Luke 2:33
KJV: And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

NASB: And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him.

The name Joseph has been changed to His father, thereby denying that God was the Savior's Father not Joseph.

Phil. 4:13
KJV: I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

NASB: I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.

As stated previously, the word Christ means the anointed One, the Messiah. The NASB replaces this powerful title with the word Him, which could mean anyone or any God for that matter.

Rev. 21:24
KJV: And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.

NASB: The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.

Deleting words from the Bible, especially from the book of Revelation, carry an extremely heavy penalty (Rev. 22:18-19). The NASB translators by deleting the words 'of them which are saved' have removed a vital proviso and allowed all nations to enter the new Jerusalem. It's not just 'the nations' but rather 'the nations of them which are saved.'

2 Cor. 4:14
KJV: Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you.

NASB: knowing that He who raised the Lord Jesus will raise us also with Jesus and will present us with you.

The word by has been changed to with! This change makes the whole sentence nonsense; because this letter to the Corinthians was written over 25 years after the resurrection of Jesus. So how could any believer at that time be resurrected 'with' Jesus?

Eph. 3:9
KJV: And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ.

NASB: and to bring to light what is the administration of the mystery which for ages has been hidden in God who created all things;

The Bible plainly teaches that Jesus Christ (the living Word of God) created the universe. His Father was the architect, but the Son was the builder. The NASB translators deny this fact in the above verse by deleting the words 'by Jesus Christ.'

James 5:16
KJV: Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.

NASB: Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.

The word 'faults' has been changed to 'sins.' There is a subtle difference between a 'fault' and a 'sin.' A 'fault' is a defect or weakness (i.e. a short temper, an inclination to over drink, over eat etc.) A 'sin' is a direct transgression or violation of a divine command. 'Faults' may lead to sin if no control is exercised. But 'faults' are not 'sins.' 'Faults' are weaknesses which could result in 'sin' if not controlled; but faults are not sins.

However, the main danger of the change in this verse is that it raises the issue of 'Christians confessing their sins to a priest?' Is that what the Bible teaches? Confession.

Acts 2:30
KJV: Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne.

NASB: And so, because he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath to seat one of his descendants on his throne,

Once again the reference to Christ was removed. Having 'one of his descendants' sit on the throne is much different than having 'Christ' (the Messiah) sit on the throne.

Rev. 1:8
KJV: I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.

NASB: “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Rev. 1:11
KJV: Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.

NASB: saying, “Write in a [a]book what you see, and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus and to Smyrna and to Pergamum and to Thyatira and to Sardis and to Philadelphia and to Laodicea.”

In the above verses, the sheer breadth of God ('the beginning and the ending' and 'the first and the last') has been eliminated.

Rev. 2:9
KJV: I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

NASB: ‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Works has been eliminated from the NASB in this verse. Works are the actions that were done against God.

Rev. 2:20
KJV: Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.

NASB: But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

The term 'acts of immorality' have been substituted for 'fornication.' ‘Acts of immorality’ can mean different things to different people. Any solicitor will tell you that God's warning about 'fornication' in this verse has been considerably weakened; especially in view of the specific instruction about 'fornication' given in Acts 15:20 to the newly converted Gentiles.

Rev. 2:15
KJV: So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate.

NASB: So you also have some who in the same way hold the teaching of the Nicolaitans.

While the NASB makes a statement doctrine of the Nicolaitans, the KJV states that Jesus hates it. With such a clear statement, there is know doubt how Jesus feels.

Rev. 5:14
KJV: And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.

NASB: And the four living creatures kept saying, “Amen.” And the elders fell down and worshiped.

The NASB removes the reference to who the elders worshiped.

Rev. 11:17
KJV: Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.

NASB: saying, “We give You thanks, O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.

The NASB leaves their thankfulness in the past and present, but removes the future thankfulness. 

Rev. 16:5
KJV: And I heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.

NASB: And I heard the angel of the waters saying, “Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

Once a gain the NASB leaves a past and present reference to God, in this instance His righteous, while removing a future reference to it.

The Title LORD, which identifies the Saviour's Deity is repeatedly left out in the NASB.3

Matt. 13:51
KJV: Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.

NASB: “Have you understood all these things?” They *said to Him, “Yes.”

Mark 9:24
KJV: And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief.

NASB: Immediately the boy’s father cried out and said, “I do believe; help my unbelief.”

Luke 9:57
KJV: And it came to pass, that, as they went in the way, a certain man said unto him, Lord, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.

NASB: As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go.”

Luke 22:31
KJV: And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat.

NASB: “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat;

Luke 23:42
KJV: And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

NASB: And he was saying, “Jesus, remember me when You come in Your kingdom!”

Rom. 6:11
KJV: Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

NASB: Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus.

1 Cor.15:47
KJV: The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven.

NASB: The first man is from the earth, [a]earthy; the second man is from heaven.

2 Cor. 4:10
KJV: Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body.

NASB: always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.

Gal. 6:17
KJV: From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.

NASB: From now on let no one cause trouble for me, for I bear on my body the brand-marks of Jesus.

1 Tim. 1:1
KJV: Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope.

NASB: Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus according to the commandment of God our Savior, and of Christ Jesus, who is our hope,

1 Tim. 5:21
KJV: I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.

NASB: I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.

2 Tim. 4:1
KJV: I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom.

NASB: I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom:

Titus 1:4
KJV: To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.

NASB: To Titus, my true child [a]in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

2 John 1:3
KJV: Grace be with you, mercy, and peace, from God the Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

NASB: To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

John 6:69
KJV: And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God.

NASB: We have believed and have come to know that You are the Holy One of God.”

This vital verse which identifies Jesus as the 'Messiah,' the 'Christ,' the 'Son of the living God' has been changed to read: the 'holy one of God;' a term which could apply to any prophet or godly person. Pause dear reader and try to take in what that means.
MY Father changed to THE Father.

The NASB casts doubt on the fact that GOD not Joseph was the Father of Jesus Christ. Notice how in the following four verses my Father is changed to the Father.3

John 8:28
KJV: Then said Jesus unto them, When ye have lifted up the Son of man, then shall ye know that I am he, and that I do nothing of myself; but as my Father hath taught me, I speak these things.

NASB: So Jesus said, “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am He, and I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me.

John 10:32
KJV: Jesus answered them, Many good works have I shewed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?

NASB: Jesus answered them, “I showed you many good works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?”

John 14:28
KJV: Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.

NASB: You heard that I said to you, ‘I go away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.

John 16:10
KJV: Of righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see me no more.

NASB: and concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father and you no longer see Me;

Col. 1:2
KJV: To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

NASB: To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ who are at Colossae: Grace to you and peace from God our Father.

Here the KJV is communicating the grace and peace from God, both God the Father and God the Son. The NASB removes the reference to God the Son.

Bracketed Verses3

Bracketed verses in the NASB are accompanied with Misleading Notes which, as pointed out previously, all cast doubt on the veracity of the King James Version.

Mark 16:9-20
These 12 verses are [bracketed] and the following misleading note appears at the foot of the page: 'Some of the oldest mss. do not contain vv 9-20.

Luke 9:56
[For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.] And they went to another village.

Luke 24:40
[And when he had thus spoken, he shewed them his hands and his feet.]

John 7:53-8:11
As in the above verses this entire passage is also [bracketed] and its authenticity questioned by the dubious Note: John 7:53-811 is not found in most of the old manuscripts.

Luke 24:12
[Then arose Peter, and ran unto the sepulchre; and stooping down, he beheld the linen clothes laid by themselves, and departed, wondering in himself at that which was come to pass.]

As in the above cases this verse is also [bracketed] and its authenticity questioned by the dubious Note: 'Some ancient mss. Do not contain verse 12.'



The King James Bible is the gold standard in translations. King James commanded, and received, an accurate translations true to the original Hebrew and Greek. As noted above, most modern Bible translations attack the deity of Jesus and otherwise attempt to defame him (e.g. virgin birth, etc.) See some problem texts in some of the more popular bible translations here.

1 Dr. Frank Logsdon Says, "I'm in trouble with the Lord." [Backup]
2 The NASB Is A Lie And Dice Bible [Backup]
3 The New American Standard Version Exposed! [Backup]