Lighthouse Bible [LHB]
The Lighthouse Bible preserves the meaning, style, and words of the King James Version as far as possible while modernizing the language. Occasionally old words like “ye” and “thou” are left in. Verses that are in the KJV but left out in many modern versions have been included. This translation was done using the e-Sword software as well as online dictionaries of the English language. Factors taken into account in the translation process were the definitions of words in the KJV as found in old dictionaries, the way in which words and expressions are used elsewhere in the KJV, the underlying Hebrew and Greek and their English translations, and the context of the passage. Also, five Bible commentaries, those of Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Barnes, Wesley, Clarke, and Matthew Henry, as well as the 1599 Geneva Bible Translation Notes, were frequently consulted for insight into the meaning of the passage.
The value of the King James Version of the Bible goes beyond what many people realize. First, it is based on a Greek text called the Textus Receptus that in general agrees with the great majority of Bible manuscripts. It includes many phrases left out in many modern versions of the Bible. Second, the translators were devout men and greatly guided by the Holy Spirit. Even in a few cases where there may be questions about whether the KJV agrees with the original manuscripts, the Lord guided the translators so that the words in the KJV are inspirational and uplifting. Thus the entire KJV is inspired and reliable as it is. Thirdly, the KJV was written to have an impressive rhythm and power when it is read. If you try reading it in public you will experience this.
The Lighthouse Bible is an attempt to preserve these three properties as far as possible while updating the language. Not only is the Lighthouse Bible based on the Textus Receptus, it also attempts to follow the translation of the KJV as closely as possible. Finally, the rhythm and style of the KJV is preserved as far as possible. For further information about the Lighthouse Bible check out http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/plaistedatcsdotuncdotedu . (taken from https://sites.google.com/site/lighthouseversion/)
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