How many people have picked up a Mormon KJV without knowing where it came from? How many people just took it for granted that it was the same as the 1611 authorized. Well, it isn’t. This is what they have to say about it on their site, 1“As guided by the Spirit, Joseph spent about three years going through the Bible, making thousands of corrections to the text and restoring information that had been lost. This restored information sheds marvelous light on many doctrines that are not clearly presented in the Bible as it exists today. These inspired revisions to the text of the Bible are known as the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible. Hundreds of passages from the Joseph Smith Translation are now included in the Latter-day Saint edition of the King James Version of the Bible.”
Want to know why they don’t just use the Joseph Smith Bible? It is because the, “Reorganized Latter Day Saints” or as they are known now the, “Community of Christ” holds the copy right to the Joseph Smith translation. Of course it behooves them to not use that translation. Now that many of us have access to the very old Greek and Hebrew texts with some education we can easily tell that Joseph Smith’s version is a per-version. We can also contact experts on ancient texts as easily as sending them an e-mail and most of them are happy to explain how Joseph Smith’s per-version is completely, ludicrously, and laughably, the worst fraud attempt outside of the New Word Translation from the Jehovah’s Witnesses.
So they keep passing it off as the authorized KJV when it clearly is not and is even on their web page. Let’s face it, Mormons have a low regard for the Bible in comparison to their other documents anyway. Their 8th article of faith explains that plainly, 2“We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God.” We can see that they hold the BOM in higher regard than the Bible and we know their theology and doctrines are completely anti-Christ.
So why do many Mormons insist it is the same KJV? One reason is that they just don’t know any better. Mormons like Christians have tons of ignorant people wandering about their ranks claiming to be one of them, while never having read or studied what it actually means to be, “one of them.” Theology and doctrine matter! We can’t just keep going on in ignorance. If you are Mormon, study your documents and see if you agree. If you can’t agree with your theology and doctrines, leave the church. If you are Christian, study your documents and see if you agree. If you can’t affirm you theology and doctrines then leave.
Of course the more insidious reason is that they are purposed deceivers working for Satan. Why not? He is their brother and according to them the brother of Jesus. They don’t see him the way he is explained in the Bible. You have to remember we are dealing with an unreasonable crowd here. Most of them have been so blinded by the devil that unless there is a miracle of regeneration worked in them they won’t even leave based on intellectual honesty and reason. They will suspend them for the sake of their fictitious system of obtaining godhood.
Seriously, how many 2000 year old Biblical texts do we have to dig up before they say, “Hmm, perhaps the Bible is reliable and Joseph was a lying sack of cult.” It is getting ri-freeking-diculous here folks. They actually have to willfully close their eyes, ears, and minds to all of the evidence against their false prophet just to keep believing. “I’m gonna be a god one day, I’m gonna be a god one day, I’m gonna be a god one day, I’m gonna be a god one day.” Really? Come on! That doesn’t sound a bit blasphemous or satanic to you? Really!? REALLY!!!???