How the KJV Is Partially Responsible for the NIV (Video)

When a Christian businessman tried to share Scripture with a non-Christian, he was met with laughter.

Not because of the Word, but because of the words—the “strange” English of the KJV.

In this clip from Authorized, the newest documentary from Faithlife Films, Mark Ward tells how one Christian’s frustration with the KJV led eventually to a new translation: the New International Version.

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