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Second part of ‘J’ is the biblical letter that kills


In the previous article, you were introduced to the four English versions of 2 Corinthians 3:4-6 in relation to the proposition that ‘J’ is the biblical letter that kills. The versions are as follows: 1) King James Version (KJV), American Standard Version (ASV), The Living Bible Version (TLV) and International Standard Version (ISV).

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You were previously tasked to ask yourself before reading this article, whether or not the ‘way that ends in death is related to the Ten Commandments of God, because while KJV and ASV translated substantially the second phrase of the Greek version of 2 Corinthians 3:6 into “letter that kills“, the ISV substantially translated it into “written text that brings death“, which ‘letter’ or ‘text’ are too general..

Note that, in essence, there is no significant difference between the translation of KJV, ASV and ISV. This will be explained in the next article why the “letter that kills’ does not significantly differ from “written text that brings death”. But, TLB differs from the three translations because it substantially translated the phrase into the “old way of  trying to be saved by keeping the Ten Commandments of God, ends in death“, (more…)

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