June Mr. Daniel Macmillan suggests to Hort that he should take part in an interesting and comprehensive New Testament Scheme. Hort was to edit the text in conjunction with Mr. Westcott; the latter was to be responsible for a commentary, and Lightfoot was to contribute a N.T. FENTON JOHN ANTHONY HORT (1828-1892) A. Hulsean Professor of Divinity, then Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, Cambridge B. The originals are all gone, no one has them. Whatever may be thought of it, it is a book that one is proud to be contemporary with. In Old Testament criticism, the concept of documentary hypothesis won the thinking of the liberals. Jesuits were used by popes in an attempt to destroy the reformation, by inventing new Greek texts, which were not new at all, but reworkings of old heresies. Clearly, Westcott and Hort were Occult practitioners during the time that they were revising the Greek Text of the New Testament. In 1978, the Watch Tower Society began producing recordings of the New World Translation on audio cassette,[71] with the New Testament released by 1981[72] and the Old Testament in three albums released by 1990. It exhibits a vast array of sound serious learning, as I can testify. Together, they produced The New Testament in the Original Greek, one of the earliest examples of modern textual criticism. Translation into other languages is based on the English text, supplemented by comparison with the Hebrew and Greek. Newman wrote 24 of them. They knew that MSS in Greek, of the type from which the Bible adopted by Constantine had been taken, were awaiting them manuscripts, moreover, which involved the OT as well as the New. Feb. 10th Southern Convocation of Church of England resolve on desirability of revision of A.V. 12th Hort to Westcott: Also but this may be cowardice I have a sort of craving that our text should be cast upon the world before we deal with matters likely to brand us with suspicion. . This was an attempt to discover the literary forms and sources used by the writer of each book. Dr Edward Hills confirms this to be so: He (Hills) speaks in reference to the committee of the American Standard Version promising not to publish their translation at the same time as the English Revised Version. (Life, Vol.I, pp.240,241). You well know with what folds it entwines us and with what fangs it gnaws us.(The Jesuits in History, Hector Macpherson, Ozark Book Publishers, 1997, Appendix 1). [21][22] Work began on December 2, 1947, when the "New World Bible Translation Committee" was formed, composed of Jehovah's Witnesses who professed to be anointed. (Watchtower May 1, 2008 pp. Same goes for any other letter. The face of the virgin is unspeakably beautiful. If he be condemned, what will become of me? (Life, Vol.I,p.94). And we can continue: As we have observed, continental (German and French) higher criticism was primarily concerned with destroying the value of the content of the Bible. [20], A fresh translation of the New Testament, which Jehovah's Witnesses usually refer to as the Christian Greek Scriptures, was proposed in October 1946 by the president of the Watch Tower Society, Nathan H. Does this mean W&H were acting on behalf of Rome? That was why it then relied on its storm-troopers, the Jesuits, to do a better job of assassination of scripture, and its leader, Ignatius was the right warped man for its success. Therefore, marshalling together a number of recent New Testaments by different editors to support a changed passage in the Revised, proves nothing: perhaps they all have followed the same Greek New Testament reading. I cannot determine how much we must believe; how much, in fact, is necessarily required of a member of the Church. (Life, Vol.I, p.46). Do not forget that Hort always considered the KJAV to be disgusting to his senses, and referred to that vile Textus Receptus with much venom. Grammar and Lexicon. 1858 Oct. 21st Further I agree with them in condemning many leading specific doctrines of the popular theology as, to say the least, containing much superstition and immorality of a very pernmicious kindThe positive doctrines even of the Evangelicals seem to me perverted rather than untrueThere are, I fear, still more serious differences between us on the subject of authority, and especially the authority of the Bible (Life, Vol.I, p.400). Later, in the 19thcentury, guess what? This means that W&H, influenced heavily by Tischendorf, who was himself led by a corrupt document (Vaticanus) and a bad forgery (Sinaiticus), and all three edited by a Jesuit cardinal, formed the basis for those modern versions you may now be harbouring in your hand, heart, house, church or Bible school! Nov., Advent Sunday Westcott: All stigmatise him (a Dr. Hampden) as a heretic,I thought myself that he was grievously in error, but yesterday I read over the selections from his writings which his adversaries make, and in them I found systematically expressed the very strains of thought which I have been endeavouring to trace out for the last two or three years. Today, by publishing many new versions (many of which repeat Romes old heresies), people have been led away from the genuine sources and accept the lies and propaganda put out by publishers and heretical theologians alike. A. Hort (1881) was used as the basis for translating the New Testament into English. Rowley, How Not To Translate the Bible, The Expository Times, 1953; 65; 41. (Life of Hort by his son, Vol. Once Latin became the exclusive playground of the scholars, the texts could not be checked. So it is probably elsewhere.. Their views on Scripture and the Text are highlighted. However, the scholars of the day all wanted Cartwright; they needed a solid answer to the Jesuits and so sent a formal request to him (Brookes Cartwright, p 260). The 7 members of the N.T. [30][31] Cross references which had appeared in the six separate volumes were updated and included in the complete volume in the 1984 revision. By the time the Scofield Bible was published Hort and Westcott had been active in the occult underground for 60 years. The Oxford Movement, one that we see is of Roman/Jesuit origin, corrupted the Anglican church by teaching its future priests in the ways of Rome. [86], In its review of Bible translations released from 1955 to 1985, The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary listed the New World Translation among the major modern translations. The vernacular terms are then applied to the text in the target language. Higher criticism consists of vicious speculative theories by liberals, in an attempt to undermine the authorship of Scripture. We must believe it because we are told to believe it, and not because it is true! They are exactly the same sources found in the Jesuit bible of 1582 and these are reproduced in the first of the cursed new versions the Revised Version! As I have suggested elsewhere, the monks wanted to burn the supposed Sinaiticus because it was such a bad manuscript! I urge all readers to abandon EVERY modern version and to return to the KJV. He immediately left the city of Rome, declaring, I have a work to do in England. (It was on the return voyage that he wrote the words for the hymn we so often sing, Lead kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom. He felt God was leading him out of Protestantism, back to the Mother Church.). Westcott and Hort's radical beliefs and deceptions are widely documented from their own material and their own words. It is also why, in our modern day, homosexuals want to get rid of the KJAV. [Ed. In nearly every case, Challoners change took the form APPROXIMATING to the Authorized Version (The Catholic Encyclopedia, Art., Douay Bible.). There are enough joined dots in this paper to bring this about! "[103], In 1952, religious writer Alexander Thomson wrote of the New World Translation: "The translation is evidently the work of skilled and clever scholars, who have sought to bring out as much of the true sense of the Greek text as the English language is capable of expressing. A purely objective evaluation of translations, however, must conclude that only in very exceptional cases can passages be pointed out in which the confessional (or political and social) point of view of the translators shines through. Of course they were! Once they gained the trust of the already cautious Christians, they betrayed them to the atheistic authorities. This is called textual criticism. The complete New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures was released as a single volume in 1961,[12][13] and has since undergone various revisions. [28][29], The translation of the Old Testament, which Jehovah's Witnesses refer to as the Hebrew Scriptures, was released in five volumes in 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, and 1960. It was in this climate that Dr. Westcott and Dr. Hort appeared on the scene.. Westcott had formed a secret club called "Hermes," noted for aggressive homosexual activities between its members. [136], In 2004, Xabier Pikaza wrote of the Spanish translation, "Traduccin del Nuevo Mundo is the name given by Jehovah's Witnesses to their version of the Bible, which is based on the conviction that the other versions, in all languages, are somehow tainted by the presuppositions of the various churches and Christian confessions. There is some hope that alternative readings might find a place in the margin. (Life, Vol.I, p.390). You will read their words for yourself in this article. They sent missionaries to Egypt, which was the land of Isis (Queen of Heaven) and Horus (the sun god), and Baal worship (which began with Nimrod). [90], In 2004, Anthony Byatt and Hal Flemings published their anthology 'Your Word is Truth', Essays in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (1950, 1953). It has been ALTERED and MODIFIED until scarcely ANY verse REMAINS as it was ORIGINALLY published. Before renouncing Catholicism, desanctis was a long-standing Roman priest in the Vatican). Sinaiticus]) Thus, we see that the Revised Version is not a revision in any sense whatever, but a new Bible based on different manuscripts from the King James, on Catholic manuscripts in fact. In 1984, a Reference edition of the New World Translation was released in addition to a revision of the regular volume. In 1983, the English Braille edition of the New World Translation's New Testament was released;[75] the complete English Braille edition was released by 1988. The storm of public indignation which followed almost wrecked the Revision at the outset. Now, add this: Wescott and Hort, were a pair of unsaved liberals whose open Vatican sympathies cast them as the consummate Jesuit plants.(Dr Bill Grady, Final Authority). Moderate but not evangelical So, adherent to modern versions do you STILL persist in supporting the new versions, knowing they are rooted in Rome? And God said: "Let there be light." Thus, their Revised Version was not truth but simple Romish propaganda. Oct., 22nd after Trinity Sunday Westcott: Do you not understand the meaning of Theological Development? Pietersma stated, "The translators felt no more bound to retain the tetragram in written form than they felt compelled to render distinctively Hebrew el, elohim or shaddai. "[126], In 2004, historian Jason BeDuhn examined New Testament passages in which he believed "bias is most likely to interfere with translation"[127] from nine of "the Bibles most widely in use in the English-speaking world". [42][43], In 1989, a Translation Services Department was established at the world headquarters of Jehovah's Witnesses, overseen by the Writing Committee of the Governing Body. ): In my first term at the University, the controversial fires were beginning to blaze . German Gnostic Theology into England. Later, the Jesuits believed a similar thing. for private distribution only. "[112], Frederick E. Mayer wrote in 1954: "It is a version that lends support to denial of doctrines which the Christian churches consider basic, such as the co-equality of Jesus Christ with the Father, the personhood of the Holy Spirit, and the survival of the human person after physical death. The work is excellent except when scientific knowledge comes into conflict with the accepted doctrines of the movement. [47] The new revision was also released as part of an app called JW Library. Why would the Catholics do this? He organized secret Catholics (including Jesuit agents planted in the church and university) into a working whole. The Jesuits believed that they could use textual criticism to help them win Protestants back to the fold, by replacing the King James Bible. Maurice was a dedicated Unitarian minister who had been discharged from Kings College because of his atheistic teachings, yet was appointed to the Revised Version Committee through Horts influence. Anthony A. Hoekema, The Four Major Cults, Christian Science, Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, Seventh-day Adventism, William B. Eerdmans, 1963. The Authorized Version of the Bible is the precepts of a mighty nation, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtUfgtgB_Is, http://www.vaticanassassins.org/highly-recommended-chris-pintos-superb-video-the-untold-history-of-the-bible/, http://www.cobourgatheist.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1210:how-the-bible-was-written-and-is-a-forgery&catid=25:the-bible&Itemid=107, http://www.positiveatheism.org/hist/quotes/quote-t.htm, Putins War Spoils Zelenskys Dream; Lithuania Opposes Ukraine entry into NATO, Russia Launches Massive Air, Land and Sea Attacks on Ukraine. Vol 1): After leaving the Monastery, we shaped our course to a little oratory which we discovered on the summit of a neighboring hillFortunately, we found the door open. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Note how this statement was made at the same time that the Higher Critics were gaining ground in theology, and just before W&H began their own work of destruction of the word. It bears traces of careless transcription on every page. During the 1830s and thereafter began the invasion of. I. BROOKE FOSS WESTCOTT (1825-1901) A. These serious accusations are made with very strong evidence from the letters of both . Those who refuse to join the dots of a wide variety of facts therefore become the pawns of Rome, helping it to bring down true faith and the genuine Bible. [48] As of April 2020, the 2013 edition of the New World Translation has been translated into 31 languages. The two major editors of these manuscripts were Westcott and Hort. Origen became head of this school (of which he had began as a student). Textual criticism cannot be divorced entirely from theology. 1856 Feb. ? They saw, that armed ONLY with the Latin, they could fight no longer. [8][9] The New Testament portion was released first, in 1950, as The New World Translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures,[10][11] with the complete New World Translation of the Bible released in 1961. The Differentiator (June 1959), cited in Ian Croft, "The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures: Does It Really Have the Support of Greek Scholars? [81][82] Both editions of the New World Translation are available online in various languages and digital formats. The people just rejected them. They formed a school of religion and philosophy, which became the center of Christian learning and culture. They didnt believe in heaven or hell or that the Bible was the Word of God. It is not a direct translation from the original languages, but is made from the English text (published in 1960), although the editors claim to have faithfully consulted the original Hebrew and Greek texts. Since the formation of the Translation Services Department in 1989, there has been a significant increase in the number of languages in which the New World Translation has been made available. Most of our other colleges and universities in North America have, since the early 1980s, swung into the orbit. The quote is from a letter to Westcott on 17th October, 1865), I have been persuaded for many years that Mary-worship and Jesus worship have very much in common in their causes and results.. This suits atheism well! Who Were Westcott & Hort? [59][60] The use of Jehovah in the New Testament is very rare, but not unique to the New World Translation. Remember, too, that both W&H were entranced by the theories of Charles Darwin. W P Grady said this: One of the better-known Jesuit plants of this period was Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1990). Ed. This, of course, makes it part of the already corrupted text and, therefore, still contains the Local Text readings. He writes concerning the Sinaiticus.. From the facts, therefore, we deduce: first that the IMPURITY of the codex Sinaiticus, in every part of it, was fully recognized by those who were best acquainted with it, and that from the very beginning until the time when it was finally cast aside as worthless for the practical purpose. They included essays responding to criticism of the New World Translation from non-Witnesses, and a bibliography of reviews of the work. A French priest, Richard Simon (1638-1712), was the first who subjected the general questions concerning the Bible to a treatment which was at once comprehensive in scope and scientific in method. The changes, then, were so extensive that it had no resemblance to the original. Ed. But it's hard to spot a wolf when he looks like a sheep. On one side, their supporters have heralded them as great men of God, having greatly advanced the search for the original Greek text. 1851 Dec. 21st Westcott ordained priest in Church of England. Helvidius, the devout scholar of northern Italy (400 A.D.), who had the pure manuscripts, accused Jerome of using corrupt manuscripts on this text. In short, the Irvingite creed (minus the belief in the superior claims of the Irvingite communion) seems to me unassailable in things ecclesiastical. (Life, Vol.II, p.30,31). "[104] In 1959, Thomson added that on the whole the version was quite a good one, even though it was padded with many English words which had no equivalent in the Greek or Hebrew. not very long after that time, especially in Mormonism . VI, p. 338 These corrupt manuscripts are represented in the Jesuit Version of 1582 and are followed by the Revised Version of 1901. In other words, W&H deliberately used corrupt sources KNOWING that virtually all other texts contained the same truths as were found in the Textus Receptus! (http://www.keithhunt.com/Bible12.html). How true the scripture If the foundation be destroyed, what can the righteous do Psalm 11:3. Desperate to ward off these closing events of human history and, hopefully, to quench them entirely, Satan began turning loose on the world a flood of error, apostasy, and perversion.