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[Warning against "counterfeit" King James Bibles]

Now the very worst of this battle of o-u-r vs. o-r comes when dealing with the only begotten Son of God, our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. The modern day counterfeiters have changed Saviour to Savior. They have given us a six-letter Savior in place of a seven-letter Saviour. In Bible numerics seven is the number of completeness, purity, and spiritual perfection. On the other hand six is the number of man which is earthly not heavenly. Every one has heard of 666. It has a bad connotation and is not highly esteemed in Bible numerics.

The seven-letter Saviour is the only begotten Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ. The six-letter Savior is the son of perdition, the anti christ. He wants to be like the most High (Isaiah 14:14,) but not in a good way, but in an evil way. He is not a follower. He's a counterfeiter. Therefore his final destination is the lake of fire. The new versions, along with the new age movement, and some of the King James Bible counterfeits are preparing the way for this six-letter so called Savior. That's the way he will spell his name, S-a-v-i-o-r not S-a-v-i-o-u-r. No thank you Satan. I'm sticking with the seven-letter Saviour as portrayed in the old black Book that I inherited from my forefathers.

Nic Kizziah, Biblebelievers.com 74 Comments [3/8/2008 3:17:18 PM]
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it's just american spelling - just because you spell colour, neighbour or saviour without 'u' doesn't mean anyone's going to hell

3/8/2008 3:20:26 PM

TerriblyAmused

Wow...
Talk about grasping at straws.

3/8/2008 3:21:16 PM

ArgleBargle

Er, what?

Minor changes in the translation are work of the Debbil? Fundies seem to worship their precious King James Bible instead of Jesus, which makes them idol worshipers.

3/8/2008 3:24:16 PM

Moondog

If you are that enamored, er, enamoured with British-Canadian-Aussie spellings, you could move to Centre Street in Jamaica Plain. Ah, scratch that. J-P is definitely not for a nut like you.

3/8/2008 3:31:23 PM

maxedout

You do realise that the saying "The devil's in the details" isn't meant to be taken literally.

3/8/2008 3:34:46 PM

aaa

Nitpicking, and making a scene worth of a 4.

3/8/2008 3:39:17 PM



Shit my Bible has or instead of our. I should have known when I saw the King Jim's Bible on the title page!

3/8/2008 3:47:05 PM

Goosey

616, not 666

Also, 'Saviour' comes from Old French sauveour (eight letters) from Late Latin salvatorem (ten letters) (nominative: salvator (eight letters)). In the Bible, this is translated from the Greek soter (five letters).

Although it did replace the Old English hælend. That had six letters.

So, um, basically you're just once more saying that English is the only language in which the Bible is valid. Which we've already established is pretty moronic.


3/8/2008 3:49:03 PM

Psittacosis

On my honour, that was a sad endeavour. What colour is the sky in your world? Do us all a favour, and go and be somebody else's neighbour.

3/8/2008 3:56:11 PM

approximate

A book filled with foolish, contradicting stories and this asshole worries about the spelling of one word.

*sigh

3/8/2008 3:56:46 PM

logicprevails

Wow. LEave it to a christian to worry and argue over spelling while ignoring the message. Hypocrites

3/8/2008 3:56:52 PM

Alethe

Those fundies... Endless fun, aren't they?

Presented with a bottle of wine, they'll wage endless rhetorical wars on the color, size, wording, layout and language of the label in comparison with their favorite wine... and completely neglect to savour the contents.

3/8/2008 3:56:59 PM

√ėyvind

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

3/8/2008 4:06:42 PM

SweetViolet

In American English it is spelled "Savior."
In British English it is spelled "Saviour" (also in Canada, Australia, and South Africa...and probably a few other places that were part of the British Empire).

You want "Saviour," move to England or Canada or Aus...but stay out of South Africa. I have enough of you morons to contend with already.

3/8/2008 4:13:20 PM

tmr

Wow. I didn't know the differences between American and British/Canadian English was the work of the devil.

Ya' learn something new every day.

3/8/2008 4:16:37 PM

Hasher

Oddly, insisting on British spelling instead of American is one of the things that makes Wikipedia evilly anti-American according to Conservapedia. So rules for biblical and encyclopedic spelling are different, are they?

3/8/2008 4:17:49 PM

TB Tabby

So "NO U" is a curse, then?

3/8/2008 4:32:20 PM

The Devil's Advocate

C-h-r-i-s-t

3/8/2008 4:32:52 PM

demodocos

Damn, The Devil's Advocate beat me to it...

Ah, well...

F-a-t-h-e-r

3/8/2008 4:34:58 PM

John

It's spelled with five (or four and a half) letters in the OT Hebrew and also with five letters in the NT Greek from which the KJB was translated, so it doesn't sound like God takes much interest in this sort of numerology nonsense. Besides, I'll bet Nic's Bible doesn't spell "return" as "returne" as it did in the original Barker 1611 edition, so he's still stuck with substituting the evil 6 for the holy 7.

3/8/2008 4:42:11 PM

John

... and the Holy S-p-i-r-i-t - we've got 666 in the Trinity!

3/8/2008 4:44:31 PM

Illuminatalie

That's a new one. It all hangs on not using americanized spelling. I wonder what Nic thinks about the metric system?

3/8/2008 4:50:22 PM

Septic Sceptic

"But when Jesus tried to enter Jerusalem, men of the city came and beat He and the Twelve back from the gates, saying "this man is not the son of God. This is the devil, for he hath but six letters in his job description". But Jesus replied "I tell you solemly, I am the authentic seven-letter edition Saviour, not the demonic six-letter version. Yea, look here at my driver's license". And the men of Jerusalem did look upon it and were filled with joy."

(Except from the long lost Gospel according to Saint Jimbo)

3/8/2008 5:05:00 PM

Aethernaut

Really?! I mean... REALLY?!

3/8/2008 5:14:38 PM

Frank

Stop the laughter. When will you people realise how words like humour should be spelt?

3/8/2008 5:21:21 PM
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