The Christian Standard Bible Exposed

 

By Dr. Ken Matto

 

The Christian Standard Bible (CSB) is nothing more than one more addition to the long list of counterfeit versions available.  Just like the ESV which is a rewrite of the Revised Standard Version and the NASV which is an update of the 1901 American Standard Version, the CSB is a rewrite of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB).  There is nothing new in this version since it contains the same omissions, mutilations, additions, and twisted verse meanings as the others do.  They love to use the word “Standard” in describing their versions.  What is a standard?  According to the 1828 Webster Dictionary:  

 

“That which is established as a rule or model, by the authority of public opinion, or by respectable opinions, or by custom or general consent; as writings which are admitted to be the standard of style and taste. Homers Iliad is the standard of heroic poetry. Demosthenes and Cicero are the standards of oratory. Of modern eloquence, we have an excellent standard in the speeches of lord Chatham. Addisons writings furnish a good standard of pure, chaste and elegant English stayle. It is not an easy thing to erect a standard of taste. 

 

How then can the CSB be a trend or pace setter when it is nothing but a rewrite of another counterfeit version, namely the HCSB.  There is nothing that makes the CSB a standard to follow since it is just another rewrite to gain a copyright so they may sell more counterfeits.  It is all $$$$$$ and that is the reason for these rewrites.  It is a shame that Christians refuse to think and investigate these versions instead they run right out and buy them placing millions of dollars into the coffers of the publishers who could not care less about their spiritual growth, only their wallet.  These big sales only fund the production of future counterfeit versions, all more corrupt than their predecessors.

 

The CSB is endorsed by Alistair Begg and Tony Evans.  I once thought that Alistair Begg had discernment but not anymore.  He is just another media preacher with open palms waiting for the publishers to deliver their endorsement bribery.  There is no difference and no value to the CSB no matter who endorses it.  I read a post on line that some lady likes the CSB because it has a nice easy to read font.  Based on that reasoning, when she goes out and buys a car, does she buy one based on how pretty the tires look or will she investigate the car to see if it is durable, safe, and reliable? Well the CSB is not reliable as you will see in the 55 verses below.

 

Below are the 55 verses from the CSB which will show its complete agreement with the New World Translation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Roman Catholic New American Bible.  There are literally hundreds of verses which have been mutilated in the CSB.  If you would like to check them out and see them for yourself go to:

 

www.scionofzion.com/kjcomparisons.html

 

On this page you will have each verse more intently researched for you showing the corruptions which agree with the other counterfeit versions like NIV, NASV, ESV, etc.  For this brief comparison article, I will only be comparing 3 versions and you will see how the CSB agrees 100% with the New World Translation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Roman Catholic New American Bible and how it differs from the real standard which is the King James Bible which has stood the test of time for over 400 years.  Then tell me that the CSB is a Standard!

 

Bibles compared

King James Bible (KJB)

Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

New World Translation of the Jehovah’s Witnesses (NWT)

New American Bible – Roman Catholic (NAB)

 

The underlined, bold print will show the part of the verse which is omitted or mutilated in the CSB, NAB, and NWT.

 

Genesis 12:18-19

(KJV) And Pharaoh called Abram, and said, What is this that thou hast done unto me? why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife? {19} Why saidst thou, She is my sister? so I might have taken her to me to wife: now therefore behold thy wife, take her, and go thy way.

 

(CSB)  So Pharaoh sent for Abram and said, “What have you done to me? Why didn’t you tell me she was your wife? {19} Why did you say, ‘She’s my sister,’ so that I took her as my wife? Now, here is your wife. Take her and go!”

(NAB) Then Pharaoh summoned Abram and said to him: “How could you do this to me! Why did you not tell me she was your wife? {19} Why did you say, ‘She is my sister,’ so that I took her for my wife? Now, here is your wife. Take her and leave!”

(NWT) Even the Jehovah’s Witness go this one right!

 

This is one of the more subtle, yet major abominations in the modern versions. In the KJV we read the single word in verse 19, “might.” This means that Pharaoh did not yet take Sarah to be one of his wives. The modern versions omit the word “might” and teach that Pharaoh took Sarah to be his wife which would make Sarah an adulteress. This would also mean that the plagues which God sent on the house of Pharaoh would have been fruitless (verse 17). The reason that God sent those plagues was to prevent Pharaoh from taking her as his wife. According to the KJV, Pharaoh did not take Sarah as wife and returned her to Abraham who was rebuked by Pharaoh for lying about Sarah. When one little qualifying word is omitted, it changes the entire meaning of the passage which also affects the teachings of other passages and the continuity of the flow of Scripture. All the modern versions above use the word “took” which means that the action of taking Sarah as wife had already been completed, as the word “took“ is the past tense of the word “take.”

 

2 Samuel 21:19

(KJB) And there was again a battle in Gob with the Philistines, where Elhanan the son of Jaare-oregim, a Beth-lehemite, slew the brother of Goliath the Gittite, the staff of whose spear was like a weaver's beam.

 

(CSB) Once again there was a battle with the Philistines at Gob, and Elhanan son of Jaare-oregim the Bethlehemite killed Goliath of Gath. The shaft of his spear was like a weaver’s beam.

(NAB) There was another battle with the Philistines, in Gob, and Elhanan, son of Jair from Bethlehem, killed Goliath of Gath, whose spear shaft was like a weaver’s beam.

 (NWT) And war broke out again with the Phi·lisʹtines at Gob, and El·haʹnan the son of Jaʹa·re-orʹe·gim the Bethʹle·hem·ite struck down Go·liʹath the Gitʹtite, whose spear had a shaft like the beam of loom workers.

 

Who killed Goliath?  Was it David according to the King James Bible or Elhanan as the CSB states?

 

Matthew 1:25

(KJB) And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.

 

(CSB) but did not have sexual relations with her until she gave birth to a son. And he named him Jesus.

(NAB-Roman Catholic) He had no relations with her until she bore a son, and he named him Jesus.

(NWT-Jehovah’s Witness) But he had no intercourse with her until she gave birth to a son; and he called his name Jesus.

 

Matthew 5:44

(KJB)  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

 

(CSB) But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

(NAB-Roman Catholic) But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you,

(NWT-Jehovah’s Witnesses) However, I say to YOU: Continue to love YOUR enemies and to pray for those persecuting YOU;

 

Matthew 17:21

(KJB) Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.

 

(CSB) Omitted

(NAB) Omitted

(NWT) Omitted

 

Matthew 18:11

(KJB) For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.

 

(CSB) Omitted

(NAB) Omitted

(NWT) Omitted

 

Matthew 20:16
(KJB) So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

(CSB) "So the last will be first, and the first last."
(NAB) Thus the last shall be first and the first shall be last”
(NWT) In this way the last ones will be first, and the first ones last.”

Mark 6:11
(KJB) 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.

(CSB)  If any place does not welcome you or listen to you, when you leave there, shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.”

(NAB) If any place will not receive you or hear you, shake its dust from your feet in testimony against them as you leave.
(NWT) And wherever a place will not receive you nor hear you, on going out from there shake off the dirt that is beneath your feet for a witness to them"

Mark 7:8
(KJB) For laying aside the commandment of God, ye hold the tradition of men, as the washing of pots and cups: and many other such like things ye do.

(CSB)  Abandoning the command of God, you hold on to human tradition.”
(NAB) You disregard God's commandments and cling to what is human tradition."
(NWT) Letting go the commandment of God, YOU hold fast the tradition of men."

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

(CSB) His father and mother were amazed at what was being said about him.
(NAB) The child’s father and mother were marvelling as what was being said about him
(NWT) And its father and mother continued wondering at the things being spoken about

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Luke 9:55-56
(KJB) But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. (56) or the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.

(CSB) But he turned and rebuked them, {56} and they went to another village.
(NAB)  He turned toward them to only reprimand them {56} Then they set off for another town
(NWT)  But he turned and rebuked them {56} So they went to a different village

 

John 5:3-4

(KJB) In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered, waiting for the moving of the water. {4} For an angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water: whosoever then first after the troubling of the water stepped in was made whole of whatsoever disease he had.

 

(CSB) Within these lay a large number of the disabled—blind, lame, and paralyzed. {4} Omitted
(NAB-Roman Catholic) In these lay a large number of ill, blind, lame, and crippled. {4} Omitted

(NWT-Jehovah’s Witnesses) In these a multitude of the sick, blind, lame and those with withered members, was lying down. {4} Omitted


John 9:4
(KJB) I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

(CSB) We must do the works of him who sent me while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work.
(NAB) We must do the deeds of him who sent me while it is day. The night comes on when no one can work.
(NWT) We must work the works of him that sent me while it is day; the night is coming when no man can work.

John 11:41
(KJB) Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.

(CSB) So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised his eyes and said, “Father, I thank you that you heard me.

(NAB) Then they took away the stone and Jesus looked upward and said: “Father I thank you for having heard me.
(NWT) Therefore they took the stone away. Now Jesus raised his eyes heavenward and said: “Father, I thank you that you have heard me.

Acts 2:30
(KJB) 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;

(CSB) Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn an oath to him to seat one of his descendants on his throne.
(NAB) He was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him that one of his descendants would sit upon his throne.
(NWT) Therefore, because he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath that he would seat one from the fruitage of his loins upon his throne.

Acts 24:15
(KJB) And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.

(CSB) I have a hope in God, which these men themselves also accept, that there will be a resurrection, both of the righteous and the unrighteous.

(NAB) And I have the same hope in God as these men have that there is to be a resurrection of the good and the wicked alike.
(NWT) and I have hope toward God, which hope these [men] themselves also entertain, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.

Romans 8:1
(KJB) There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

(CSB) Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus,

(NAB) There is no condemnation now for those who are in Christ Jesus

(NWT) Therefore those in union with Christ Jesus have no condemnation

Romans 11:6
(KJB) And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

(CSB) - Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those in Christ Jesus,
(NAB) But if the choice is by grace, it is not because of their works-otherwise grace would not be grace
(NWT) Now if it is by undeserved kindness, it is no longer due to works; otherwise, the undeserved kindness no longer proves to be undeserved kindness.

1 Corinthians 5:7
(KJB) 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:

(CSB)
 Clean out the old leaven so that you may be a new unleavened batch, as indeed you are. For Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed.

(NAB) Get rid of the old yeast to make of yourselves fresh dough, unleavened loaves, as it were; Christ our Passover has been sacrificed
(NWT) Clear away the old leaven, that YOU may be a new lump, according as YOU are free from ferment. For, indeed, Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

1 Corinthians 7:39
(KJB) The wife is bound by the law as long as her husband liveth; but if her husband be dead, she is at liberty to be married to whom she will; only in the Lord.

(CSB)
A wife is bound as long as her husband is living. But if her husband dies, she is free to be married to anyone she wants—only in the Lord.
(NAB) A wife is bound to her husband as long as he lives. If her husband dies she is free to marry, but on one condition, that it be in the Lord.
(NWT) A wife is bound during all the time her husband is alive. But if her husband should fall asleep [in death], she is free to be married to whom she wants, only in [the] Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:18
(KJB) And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;

(CSB)
Everything is from God, who has reconciled us to himself through Christ and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.

(NAB) All this has been done by God, who has reconciled us to himself through Christ and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.
(NWT) But all things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and give us the ministry of the reconciliation,

2 Corinthians 11:31
(KJB) The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which is blessed for evermore, knoweth that I lie not.

(CSB)
The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, who is blessed forever, knows I am not lying.
(NAB) The God and Father of the Lord Jesus knows-blessed be he forever-that I do not lie
(NWT) The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, even the One who is to be praised forever, knows I am not lying.

Galatians 3:1
(KJB) O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

(CSB)
You foolish Galatians! Who has cast a spell on you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?

(NAB) You senseless Galatians! Who has cast a spell over you-you before whose eyes Jesus Christ was displayed to view upon his cross?
(NWT) O senseless Galatians, who is it that brought you under evil influence, you before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly portrayed impaled?

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

(CSB)
So you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then God has made you an heir.

(NAB) You are no longer a slave but a son! And the fact that you are a son makes you an heir, by God’s design.
(NWT) So, then you are no longer a slave but a son; and if a son, also an heir through God.

Ephesians 3:9
(KJB) 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:

(CSB)
and to shed light for all about the administration of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things.
(NAB) and to enlighten all men on the mysterious design which for ages was hidden in God, the Creator of all.
(NWT) and should make men see how the sacred secret is administered which has from the indefinite past been hidden in God, who created all things.

Ephesians 3:14
(KJB) For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

(CSB)
For this reason I kneel before the Father
(NAB) This is why I kneel before the Father
(NWT)
On account of this I bend my knees to the Father,

Ephesians 5:30
(KJB) For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.

(CSB)
since we are members of his body.

(NAB) for we are members of his body.
(NWT) because we are members of his body.

Philippians 3:16
(KJB) Nevertheless, whereto we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.

(CSB) In any case, we should live up to whatever truth we have attained.
(NAB) It is important that we continue on our course, no matter what stage we have reached.
(NWT) At any rate, to what extent we have made progress, let us go on walking orderly in this same routine.

Philippians 4:13
(KJB) I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

(CSB)  I am able to do all things through him who strengthens me.
(NAB) In him who is the source of my strength I have strength for everything.
(NWT) For all things I have the strength by virtue of him who imparts power to me.

Colossians 1:14
(KJB) In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

(CSB) In him we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
(NAB) Through him we have redemption, the forgiveness of our sins
(NWT) by means of whom we have our release by ransom, the forgiveness of our sins.

Colossians 2:11
(KJB) In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

(CSB) You were also circumcised in him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of Christ,
(NAB) You were also circumcised in him, not with the circumcision administered by hand but with Christ’s circumcision which strips off the carnal body completely.
(NWT) By relationship with him YOU were also circumcised with a circumcision [performed] without hands by the stripping off the body of the flesh, by the circumcision that belongs to the Christ

1 Thessalonians 1:1
(KJB) Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

(CSB) Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy: To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace.

(NAB) Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, to the church of the Thessalonians who belong to God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace and peace be yours.
(NWT) Paul and Silvanus and Timothy to the congregation of the Thessalonians in union with God the father and [the] Lord Jesus Christ: May YOU have undeserved kindness and peace.

2 Thessalonians 1:8
(KJB) In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:

(CSB) when he takes vengeance with flaming fire on those who don’t know God and on those who don’t obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
(NAB) when “with flaming power he will inflict punishment on those who do not acknowledge God or heed” the good news of our Lord Jesus
(NWT) in a flaming fire, as he brings vengeance upon those who do not know God and those who do not obey the good news about our Lord Jesus.

1 Timothy 1:17
(KJB) Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.

(CSB)  Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.
(NAB) To the King of ages, the immortal, the invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever! Amen.
(NWT) Now to the King of eternity, incorruptible, invisible [the] only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

1 Timothy 6:5
(KJB) Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

(CSB) and constant disagreement among people whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.
(NAB) in a word, the bickering of men with twisted minds who have lost all sense of truth. Such men value religion only as a means of personal gain.
(NWT) violent disputes about trifles on the part of men corrupted in mind despoiled of the truth, thinking that godly devotion is a means of gain.

2 Timothy 1:11
(KJB) Whereunto I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.

(CSB)  For this gospel I was appointed a herald, apostle, and teacher,
(NAB) In the service of this gospel I have been appointed preacher and apostle and teacher,
(NWT) for which I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher.

2 Timothy 4:22
(KJB) The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.

(CSB)  The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you all.
(NAB) The Lord be with your spirit. Grace be with you
(NWT) The Lord (be] with the spirit you show. HIS undeserved kindness [be] with YOU people.

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

(CSB) To Titus, my true son in our common faith. Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

(NAB) Paul to Titus, my own true child in our common faith: May grace and peace from God our Father, and Christ Jesus our Savior, be with you
(NWT) to Titus, a genuine child according to a faith shared in common: May there be undeserved kindness and peace from God [the] Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

Philemon 6
(KJB) That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus.

(CSB) I pray that your participation in the faith may become effective through knowing every good thing that is in us for the glory of Christ.
(NAB) And my prayer is that your sharing of the faith with others may enable you to know all the good which is ours in Christ.
(NWT) in order that the sharing of your faith may go into action by your acknowledging of every good thing among us as related to Christ.

Philemon 12
(KJB) Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

(CSB) I am sending him back to you—I am sending my very own heart.
(NAB) It is he I am sending back to you-and that means I am sending my heart!
(NWT) This very one I am sending back to you, yes, him, that is, my own tender affections.

Hebrews 1:3
(KJB) Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high;

(CSB) The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact expression of his nature, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high.
(NAB) This Son is the reflection of the Father’s glory, the exact representation of the Father’s being, and he sustains all things by his powerful word. When he had cleansed us from our sins, he took his seat at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven,
(NWT) He is the reflection of [his] glory and the exact representation of his very being, and he sustains all things by the word of his power; and after he had made a purification for our sins he sat down on the right hand of the Majesty in lofty places.

Hebrews 10:30
(KJB) For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.

(CSB) For we know the one who has said, Vengeance belongs to me; I will repay, and again, The Lord will judge his people.

(NAB) We know who said, “Vengeance is mine; I will repay,” and “The Lord will judge his people.”
(NWT) For we know him that said: “Vengeance is mine; I will recompense”; and again: “Jehovah will judge his people.”

James 5:16
(KJB) 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.

(CSB) Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.
(NAB) Hence, declare your sins to one another, and pray for one another, that you may find healing. The fervent petition of a holy man is powerful indeed.
(NWT) Therefore openly confess YOUR sins to one another and pray for one another that YOU may get healed. A righteous man’s supplication, when it is at work, has much force.

1 Peter 1:22
(KJB) Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

(CSB) Since you have purified yourselves by your obedience to the truth, so that you show sincere brotherly love for each other, from a pure heart love one another constantly,
(NAB) By obedience to the truth you have purified yourselves for a genuine love of your brothers; therefore, love one another constantly from the heart.
(NWT) Now that YOU have purified YOUR souls by [YOUR] obedience to the truth with unhypocritical brotherly love as the result, love one another intensely from the heart.

1 Peter 4:14
(KJB) If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.

(CSB) If you are ridiculed for the name of Christ, you are blessed, because the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you.
(NAB) Happy are you when you are insulted for the sake of Christ, for then God’s Spirit in its glory has come to rest on you.
(NWT) If YOU are being reproached for the name of Christ, YOU are happy, because the [spirit] of glory, even the spirit of God, is resting upon YOU.

2 Peter 2:17
(KJB) These are wells without water, clouds that are carried with a tempest; to whom the mist of darkness is reserved for ever.

(CSB) These people are springs without water, mists driven by a storm. The gloom of darkness has been reserved for them.
(NAB) These men are waterless springs, mists whipped by the gale. The darkest gloom has been reserved for them.
(NWT) These are fountains without water, and mists driven by a violent storm, and for them the blackness of darkness has been reserved.

2 Peter 3:9
(KJB) The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

(CSB) The Lord does not delay his promise, as some understand delay, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish but all to come to repentance.
(NAB) The Lord does not delay in keeping his promise-though some consider it “delay.” Rather, he shows your generous patience, since he wants none to perish but all to come to repentance.
(NWT) Jehovah is not slow respecting his promise, as some people consider slowness, but he is patient with YOU because he does not desire any to be destroyed but desires all to attain to repentance.

1 John 4:3
(KJB) 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.

(CSB) but every spirit that does not confess Jesus is not from God. This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming; even now it is already in the world.
(NAB) while every spirit that fails to acknowledge him does not belong to God. Such is the spirit of the antichrist which, as you have heard, is to come; in fact, it is in the world already.
(NWT) but every inspired expression that does not confess Jesus does not originate with God. Furthermore, this is the antichrist’s [inspired expression] which YOU have heard was coming, and now it is already in the world.

1 John 5:13
(KJB) These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.

(CSB)  I have written these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.
(NAB) I have written this to you to make you realize that you possess eternal life-you who believe in the name of the Son of God.
(NWT) I write you these things that you may know that you have life everlasting, you who put your faith in the name of the Son of God

2 John 9
(KJB) Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.

(CSB) Anyone who does not remain in Christ’s teaching but goes beyond it does not have God. The one who remains in that teaching, this one has both the Father and the Son.
(NAB) Anyone who is so “progressive” that he does not remain rooted in the teaching of Christ does not possess God, while anyone who remains rooted in the teaching possesses both the Father and the Son.
(NWT) Everyone that pushes ahead and does not remain in the teaching of the Christ does not have God. He that does not remain in this teaching is the one that has both the Father and the Son.

Jude 25
(KJB) To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and for ever. Amen.

(CSB)  to the only God our Savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, power, and authority before all time, now and forever. Amen.
(NAB) Glory be to this only God our savior, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Majesty, too, be his, might and power from ages past, now and for ages to come. Amen.
(NWT) to [the] only God our Savior through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority for all past eternity and now and into all eternity. Amen.

 

Revelation 1:11

(KJB) 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.

 

(CSB)  saying, “Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea.”

(NAB) which said: "Write on a scroll what you now see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea."
(NWT) - saying: “What you see write in a scroll and send it to the seven congregations in Ephesus and in Smyrna and in Pergamum and in Thyatira and in Sardis and in Philadelphia and in Laodicea.

Revelation 5:14
(KJB) And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.

(CSB) The four living creatures said, “Amen,” and the elders fell down and worshiped.

(NAB) The four living creatures answered, "Amen," and the elders fell down and worshiped.
(NWT) And the four living creatures went saying: "Amen!" and the older persons fell down and worshiped.

Revelation 8:13
(KJB) And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!

(CSB) I looked and heard an eagle flying high overhead, crying out in a loud voice, “Woe! Woe! Woe to those who live on the earth, because of the remaining trumpet blasts that the three angels are about to sound!”
(NAB) As my vision continued, I heard an eagle flying in midlevel cry out in a loud voice, “Woe, woe, and again woe to the inhabitants of earth from the trumpet blasts the other three angels are about to blow!”
(NWT) And I saw, and I heard an eagle flying in midheaven say with a loud voice: “Woe, woe, woe to those dwelling on the earth because of the rest of the trumpet blasts of the three angels who are about to blow their trumpets!”

Revelation 21:24
(KJB) 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.

(CSB) The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.

(NAB) The four living creatures answered, "Amen," and the elders fell down and worshiped.
(NWT) And the nations will walk by means of its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it.

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