1611 or 1769?
In this video I look at the changes to the Bible that occurred between 1611 and 1769. I will show that these changes are based on font, spelling, and printer error. I discuss the difficult manual printing techniques that would have been used to publish the KJV in 1611, and why it would be almost impossible to avoid errors in the earliest printings.
There were many thousands of changes related to SPELLING and FONT. But the actual word changes amounted to only 400 for the total Bible. That comes out to roughly 1 printing error for every 3 chapters. By 1638, 72% of these errors were fixed. All of the corrections were finished by 1769, and the King James Bible went on to become the greatest book ever in the history of the world!
Here are some links to the articles and videos mentioned by me.
Great article on the “Myth of Early Revisions”:
Old Press Demonstration:
Guttenberg Press Demonstration:
Modern printer showing type-setting:
1611 Photographic Reproduction: