The King James version
of God's Holy scripture is surprisingly to most people, not the first English
translation of God's Holy Scripture.
it is considered a literary masterpiece - and according to biblical scholars,
does for the most part reflect an accurate translation of the original
languages the scriptures were written in -
is not flawless.
a historical note - earlier manuscripts that predate the ones used to write
the original 1611 KJV translation, were discovered in the middle of the
nineteenth century, that even more accurately reflect the original writings
and contain less of the non-cannonical additions found in the final KJV
still in use today.
we see that man has played an important role in both preserving and polluting
God's Holy Word.
the King James translation, there have been dozens of other translations
- all of which have their strong and weak points as far as how accurately
they reflect God's Truth.
to answer your question directly - yes the KJV is God's Holy word, though
the information above should be taken into consideration.
are some suggestions for your Bible study.
are dozens of Biblical translations out there, each has it's strong and
weak points. We recommend having as many different translations as you
found the Revised Standard, King James, and James Moffett translations
essential to any serious study of the Bible, as well as a Strong's Exhaustive
Concordance. The Strong's contains the meaning of all Biblical words (used
in the KJV) in their original Greek, Hebrew, or Chaldee - this is extremely
helpful in understanding what's really being said.
these study tools and an unbiased outlook, you will be able to understand
the True Word of God