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Here’s a curious thing I ran across this morning, what looks like a misplaced comma that appears in many modern versions of the King James Bible.
The verses is Judges 4:7
” And I will draw unto thee to the river Kishon Sisera, the captain of Jabin’s army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand.” Judges 4:7
Notice that there is no comma between the words “Kishon” and “Sisera.” This could cause confusion since both words are unfamiliar names. So one might be led to think that “Kishon-sisera” is the name of the river, or perhaps that that is the name of the man.
Reading of the verse out loud one would say “river Kishon” together, pause, and then say the name of the person being drawn to that river, namely “Sisera” who is “the captain of Jabin’s army.”
I suspected that the comma was misprinted, or was one of those very rare and obscure differences that do exist between some authentic versions versions of the King James Bible.
I found the no-comma version of this verse in my first edition KJV Ruckman reference bible, my old KJV Scofield reference bible (Oxford University Press – facsimile series 2), my regular KJV Cambridge University Press ‘standard text’ bible, and via computer search using the King James Pure Bible search software, online at Project Gutenberg KJV, at Bible Hub.cc., and even that alleged “Pure” version published by some guy in Australia.
But when I looked my digital reproduction of the original facsimile of the 1611 King James Bible published by Zondervain from the copy on hand at the Bible Museum in Goodyear, Arizona, it has a comma between Kishon and Sisera.
I confirmed this with the original 1611 first edition that is available online at the University of Pennsylvania library.
A 1655 edition of the King James Bible (pic above) also has a common between Kishon and Sisera.
My “Open Bible” KJV published by Thomas Nelson for Jerry Falwell’s “Old time Gospel Hour” in 1975 is a pronouncing bible filled with a lot of extraneous and irritating punctuation. It took the liberty of adding several commas and turned one into a semicolon, as follows:
“And I will draw unto thee, to the river Ki’-shon, Sis’-e-ra, the captain of Ja’-bin’s army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand.”
A KJV published by the American Bible Society in 1902 also has the comma:
This research shows that there are small differences in some printed editions of the King James Bible, but confirms that they are very minor. Notably, as a spoken text, the differences are usually not something that anyone would notice, they are completely imperceptible, as in this case. Differences like this certainly do not detract from the authority and perfection of the King James Bible.
I’m a King James Bible believer, therefore my position is always that until one of the readings in a variant printing of the KJV is 100% proven to be wrong, I will simply believe that all the variants are correct despite the differences. That said, I can’t figure out where or when somebody decided to more the comma between these two words, it may have been a printing error or novelty that simply got mistakenly included one time and then repeatedly copied in later editions because nobody noticed. But it is not a great concern. I will always trust the King James Bible 100% no matter what.
Liars are testing the limits these days, just seeing how much they can get away with. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the ‘flat earth’ baloney circulating, but now comes something even more bizarre: a belief that time travelling gremlins are altering reality, called the “Mandela effect.” There are over 600,000 google hits and 194,000 youtube videos about this asinine baloney as if it were real.
Why am bothering to write about something this stupid and nonsensical? Well, of course, like every evil lie the devil invents, it’s used in an attempt to smear something holy and true, in this case: the Holy Bible. That’s right, these pranksters are claiming that the non-existent “mandela effect” is causing changes to magically appear in the King James Bible.
To fool people that the effect is real, the pranksters will read off Bible verses that people commonly misquote and and misremember then claim that the difference between the printed text and the wrongly “remembered” text is a mandela change.
It relies upon dopey credulity, the power of suggestion, over-active imaginations, slopping Bible reading, and bad memories to fool people into thinking the Bible was altered. It’s hard to believe people would fall for such a idiotic theory, but the devil will use and all means to sow doubt about the words of God.
The solution is to make sure you have a real King James Bible, and read it slowly and accurately and then trust what you read, not your memory! Your memory is going to be faulty and is apt to be tainted by casual speech and by the bogus bibles that have proliferated in recent years. This false-memory scam is cause to redouble your efforts to read and memorize the AV 1611’s words accurately – exactly as written.
This might be disjointed but here’s some things to think about regarding Hillary Clinton’s sudden conspiratorial rant regarding the “alt-right” is taking over the world.
Wacky “vast right wing conspiracy” Hillary is no stranger to conspiracies having been at the centre of many of them. Her promotion of this “Alt-right” phenomenon seems awfully contrived.
It was back around 1994-96 that the Waco massacre and OKC bombing happened, comedian Bill Hicks transitioned into Alex Jones and started Infowars, Joe Farah’s “World Net Daily” got started, and Drudge’s Report became famous exposing the president’s affair with Monica Lewinsky. The “vast right wing conspiracies” that originated around that time are now about 20 years old.
These outlets, and scores just like them, never accomplished much of anything. They certainly never informed the American people that the news media was generating hoax reports at the behest of the government. Rather, these conservative ‘news aggregaters’ and echo-chambers treated sensational crisis-actor and photoshopped news events as if 100% real, then hogged attention with contrived responses of conservative outrage, and then let the momentum become “old news” and die by drawing all attention to the next event.
So here we are a generation later and along come a bunch of new players to this game: the so-called “alt-right” folks. Of course, there are millions of young white men who have a common disgust with what has been happening. We are sick to death of criminal blacks, moslem terrorists, invasive immigrants, domineering feminists, disgusting faggots, race mixing, pornography, aggressive atheism, and Hollywood degeneracy.
What’s “new” in all this is that as these societal irritations are reaching a boiling point it has become increasingly apparent that in the forefront of these problems lie many activist Jews espousing supposed “Jewish values” that amount to immorality and chaos. Yet these same Jews hypocritically reject their pious talk about ‘universal values’ when tasked with running their own nation, Israel. Israel is highly zenophobic, religiously controlled, and nationalistic.
This implies that Jewish nation-wrecking “values” are used by them in the diaspora (cynically or subconsciously) to weaken and destroy the host nations in which they sojourn. When this realization is coupled with the exposure of the Holocaust as a gigantic fraud, it can really make a person quite cynical about whether the presence of foreign Jews are beneficial to one’s country.
Add to this mix stifling censorship and demonization whenever you speak out, and a situation of acute frustration and cynicism develops. Unable to speak openly, the alt-right vents this frustration through anonymous trolling. Their clever jabs and mocking sting not only because they truthfully expose the ridiculousness of what is going on, but because their scoffing shatters the “everybody must think the correct way” mentality of leftists which infuriates them, to the great delight and entertainment of the trolls.
Perfectly ordinary Christian white people – from the standpoint of normal 1950’s values – are insulted with terms like racist, misogynist, gun-toting, bible thumping, homophobic bigots. This artificial shift in supposed “reigning” values has been accomplished by lawless, treasonous, criminal action by traitors in the courts, the government, the news media, and academia.
But the alt-right isn’t filled with wholesome people. It’s filled with vulgar rootless video game playing morons. The coalesce on spooky ‘chan’ forums were one is free to be as filthy and degraded as possible, but where Christians are banned for proselytizing.
The ‘alt-right’ solution to all these intractable problems is rather simple: bring in the dictator! Their trolling for Donald Trump is aspirational – but obviously not realistic since Trump doesn’t espouse what appears to be the core alt-right philosophy, “it’s all the Jew’s fault.” Trump’s mentor was the Jewish faggot Roy Cohn, Trump’s children have nearly all married Jews, Trump supported Netayahu, welcomed blacks and Jews as members into his Florida golf club, etc.
There has been a long history of Christianity being subverted by Judaizing influences from the onset. Since Acts chapter 15 this has been a constant battle. Doctrinally we must aggressively reject Jewish fables, Jewish legalism, and Jewish influence in the Christian church. Yet for the sake of the Old Testament patriarchs, and with hope for the future salvation of Israel, we must show grace and patience toward the lost Jews. That is the proper balance. Infatuation with Jewishness, tolerating their blasphemies, and refusing to evangelize them – is not the proper Christian attitude.
The putrefying effect of Jewish values is a catalysts to exposes the mistake Christian nations make when they adopt ‘pluralistic’ and ‘secular’ ideologies. Unfortunately it was the ill-will, rivalry, and oppression between professing Christians that made “non-religious government” an apparent necessity.
The ‘alt-right’ falls apart on the religious question – many apparently viewing Christianity as a “Jewish trick” that has debilitated the White man from opposing degeneracy. Of course, this ignores most of history, and it offers nothing in return. Those who attack Christianity from the alt-right movement are probably mostly sodomites and/or those duped by evolution. There are alt-right traditionalists Catholics who admit their pope is ‘cucked’ – and there are Orthodox odd-balls.
A major alt-right site is Dailystormer.com that’s run by a racially ambiguous “white” guy whose uncle allegedly ran a notorious sodomite bar in Ohio. Similar to ‘infowars’ this guy is somehow instantly aware of everything happening in the world that relates to alt-right issues. He is able to write scores of articles every week and keep up with all sorts of obscure “twitter drama” and give inside baseball on what’s happening with various indie journalists. He’s either amazingly talented at multi-tasking or else getting a lot of professional assistance that he’s not disclosing to his readers. The fact that he’s repeatedly given tons of free mainstream media attention is rather suspicious. Until his sudden incarnation into the world’s leading gonzo “nazi” infowarrior, the guy was just a video game playing slacker who promoted race-mixing.
Where did the government’s thousands of forum spies disappear to once the job of silencing 9/11 truth and Obama birth-certificate rumours came to an end? Did they all get pink splips and go home? Or were they re-commissioned into an alt-right troll army for twitter?
In 1998 Hillary ranted about a ‘vast right wing conspiracy’ in the burgeoning alternative-media and today she is ranting about it again for the burgeoning alternative-right. It turned out that the alternative media was just a front for the traditional media – and it is going to turn out that the so-called alternative right is also just a front.
Of courses, drama and negative consequences seem to go hand in hand with the polygamy. The first polygamist was Lamech, a descendant of Cain:
“And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt. If Cain shall be avenged sevenfold, truly Lamech seventy and sevenfold.” Genesis 4:23-24
Abraham is the next recorded polygamist who took his wife Sarah’s Egyptian maid Hagar to be his concubine. This union produced Ishmael, and from that 4,000 years of trouble for the descendants of Abraham’s chosen son Isaac. After Sarah’s death, Abraham took Keturah as wife and had many sons with his other concubines (Genesis 25:1,6).
(Lot slept with both his daughters following the death of his wife, but this was incestuous fornication, not marriages).
Esau took three wives: two Hittites, Judith [aka Adah] and Bashemath, and Ishmael’s daughter Aholibama [aka Mahalath] who was half Horite (cf Dt. 2:22).
Jacob of course had his 4 wives, Rachel, Leah, Bilhah, and Zilpah, and they produced the 12 tribes of Israel.
Moses had a troubled marriage with a Midianite woman named Zipporah (Ex. 4:25), and evidently later took a second wife, an Ethiopian woman, causing much distress (Num 12:1).
In Moses’ law it is presumed that men can take multiple wives, for example in the laws of inheritance:
“¶ If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated: 16 Then it shall be, when he maketh his sons to inherit that which he hath, that he may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated, which is indeed the firstborn: 17 But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated for the firstborn, by giving him a double portion of all that he hath: for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the firstborn is his.” (Dt. 21).
Despite the precedent of Jacob marrying sisters, Moses specifically prohibited the simultaneous marriage of sisters:
” Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.” Leviticus 18:18
In addition, Moses let men acquire servant girls as concubines for himself, or marry her to his sons, and could take as wife any desirable women they captured in a war:
” When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and the LORD thy God hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive, And seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and hast a desire unto her, that thou wouldest have her to thy wife; Then thou shalt bring her home to thine house; and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails; And she shall put the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house, and bewail her father and her mother a full month: and after that thou shalt go in unto her, and be her husband, and she shall be thy wife. And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.” Deuteronomy 21:10-14
“And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do. If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her. And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters. If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish. And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free without money.” Exodus 21:7-11
There are many other examples in the Old Testament showing this was practice was we commonly accepted.
But in the New Testament we find that St Paul commends monogamous marriages for bishops and deacons:
” A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;” 1 Timothy 3:2
” Let the deacons be the husbands of one wife, ruling their children and their own houses well.” 1 Timothy 3:12
” If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children not accused of riot or unruly.” Titus 1:6
This verse seems to make monogamy a general rule for all:
” Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.” 1 Corinthians 7:2
Contrary to the Oriental custom of multiple wives as seen in the Old Testament, the gentile world at the time of Christ was ruled by the Roman law that held that a man should only have one legal wife.
So many men will die during the tribulation that the sex ratio will be wildly disproportionate and as a consequence polygamy will return as an accepted practice to repopulate the earth:
” And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel: only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.” Isaiah 4:1
Turns out that “non-profit” do-gooders have been engaged in phoney “dog rescue” rackets that actually involve importing thousands of stray animals from Mexico for re-sale in the USA for $300-$500 in “adoption fees” per animal.
It’s reported that in the city of Tijuana there are about 25,000 stray dogs roaming the streets – and in Juarez there are 200,000 – but that’s nothing compared to the estimated 3 million dogs wondering around Mexico City! It’s said that the Mexican government kills 15,000 dogs per month and still can’t control the problem. It’s an endless supply of disease carrying mutts.
Meanwhile in the USA, the widespread neutering of pets has led to a tight market and relatively few abandoned pets (other than pit-bulls). Yet there have been other trends like abandonment of child rearing by “career women,” the media promotion of “dog rescuing” as a do-gooder merit badge, and the ignorant disdain for pure-breed dogs as “elitist,” which together have tightened the supply of available pets.
Enter the dog “rescue” people to make a buck off this situation. They drive into Mexico weekly and pick up scores of dogs, have a Mexican veterinarian issue a rabies shot and provide a certificate, and then drive the animals directly back into the United States. As long at the dogs are over 6 months old, and appear healthy, there are no restrictions on their importation into the US.
Although there is suppose to be a 30 day quarantine after the rabies shots are administered, it turns out this is accomplished by the owner merely signing a form promising to keep the dogs in a confined area for 30 days.
These imported Mexican strays are then sold as “rescue dogs” to the gullible public. On Saturdays and Sundays at “adoption events” the dogs are traded for “donations” of $350+ each (plus charges for neutering, tapeworm, etc). If 30 dogs are “adopted” that weekend, the rescuer grosses $10,500, and then drives back to Tijuana the next week to pick up 30 more.
There are some obvious problems with this scheme:
- It does nothing to end the stray-dog problem in Mexico. It relies upon an abominable situation and actually profits from it.
- People are deceived into thinking they are doing something charitable when they are actually supporting something much worse than any puppy mill.
- People think they are rescuing house pets abandoned in the USA, but they are actually getting a stay Mexican street dog.
- A dog from a third-world country is probably apt to have unforeseen problems (running away, eating from the trash, etc).
- Dogs from Mexico, even if rabies free, could quite possibly be carrying many other third-world diseases, including those that affect humans and/or other animals.
- Dogs in US kennels get ignored.
- Buying the ‘rescue’ dog steals trade away from ethical dog breeders pet stores doing business in the United States. How can they afford to operate quality breeding programs if they are forced to compete with the unlimited importation of free dogs from Mexico?
If you want a pet, don’t fall for this ‘rescue animal’ gimmick. Buy yourself a healthy purebred that was raised by a reputable dog breeder.