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Below is a comparison of selected texts from the George Ricker Berry English Interlinear and the King James 1611. (Many NKJV texts are included for comparison.) There are many more differences but these changes often match those found in modern bible versions. Why is this the case? After you view the charts, click here for the answer.

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George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible

Gehenna/Hades

Hell
death and hades gave up the dead (also NKJV) Rev. 20:13 death and hell delivered up the dead
death and hades were cast into the lake of fire (also NKJV) Rev. 20:14 death and hell were cast into the lake of fire
to hades thou shalt be brought down (also NKJV) Matt. 11:23 shalt be brought down to hell
to hades thou shalt be brought down (also NKJV) Luke 10:15 shalt be thrust down to hell
gates of hades shall not prevail against it (NKJV gates of hades shall not prevail against it) Mat. 16:18 gates of hell shall not prevail against it
death and hades were cast into the lake of fire (also NKJV) Rev. 20:14 death and hell were cast into the lake of fire
judgment of Gehenna Mat 23:33 damnation of hell
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible

Judgment

Damnation
judgment of Gehenna Mat. 23:33 damnation of hell
judgment to himself (also NKJV) 1 Cor.11:29 damnation to himself
resurrection of judgment (NKJV of judgment) John 5:29 resurrection of damnation
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible

Judgment

Condemnation
that not for judgment ye may come together (also NKJV) 1 Cor. 11:34 ye come not together unto condemnation
is liable to eternal judgment (NKJV eternal condemnation) Mark 3:29 in danger of eternal damnation

Destructive sects

Damnable heresies
destructive sects (also NKJV) 2 Pet. 2:1 damnable heresies
their destruction slumbers not (also NKJV) 2 Pet. 2:3 their damnation slumbereth not

Corruption

Destroy
and to bring to corruption those who corrupt the earth Rev. 11: 18 and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
Many think "ages of ages" means that Hell is temporary Hell is Forever
smoke of their torment...ages of ages Rev. 14:11 smoke of their torment...for ever and ever
shall be tormented...for the ages of ages Rev. 20:10 shall be tormented...for ever and ever
smoke goes up to the the ages of ages Rev. 19:3 smoke rose up for ever and ever.
Jesus Christ is King of the Ages, blessed to the ages of the ages for ever, world
who is blessed to the ages

Rom 1:25

who is blessed forever
to the King of the Ages

1 Tim 1:17

unto the King eternal
to him [be] the glory and the might to the ages of the ages

1 Pet. 5:11

to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever
to our God to the ages of the ages

Rev. 7:12

unto our God for ever and ever
to him [be] glory in the assembly of Christ Jesus, to all the generations of the age of the ages

Eph. 3:21

to him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end
which God predetermined before the ages for our glory

2 Cor. 2:7 

which God ordained before the world unto our glory
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
the coming one he that should come
for we have not here and abiding city, but the coming one we are seeking for

Heb. 13:14

For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.
art thou the coming [one]... (NKJV the Coming One) Luke 7:19 Art thou he that should come?
Art thou the coming [one]...(NKJV the Coming One) Luke 7:20 Art thou he that should come?
Art thou the coming [one]...(NKJV the Coming One) Mat 11:3 Art thou he that should come...
is coming Rev. 11:17 Art to come
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
Jesus called teacher/leader Jesus called Master
your teacher (NKJV Teacher) Matt. 9:11 your master
teacher (NKJV teacher) Matt. 10:24 master
teacher Matt. 10:25 master
good teacher (NKJV Good Teacher) Matt. 19:16 good master
Good Teacher (NKJV Good Teacher) Mark 10:17 Good Master
Master of the House Mark 14:14 Goodman of the House
leader the Christ Matt. 23:10 Master, even Christ
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
Jesus Christ received homage  (respectful deference) Jesus received worship
doing homage (kneeling down NKJV) Matt.20:20 worshipping him
did homage to him Matt. 2:11 and worshipped him
did homage to him Mat 8:2 and worshipped him
did homage to him Mat 9:18 and worshipped him
did homage to him Mat. 14:33 and worshipped him
did homage to him Mark 5:6 and worshipped him
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
the Beast received Homage (respectful deference) The Beast received worship
do homage to the beast and its image Rev. 14: 9 worship the beast and his image
do homage to the beast Rev. 14:11 worship the beast
homage to his image Rev. 19: 20 worship to his image
did not do homage to the beast Rev. 20:4 which had not worshipped the beast
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
nations (people who live in a country or nation) heathen (pagan, unbeliever)
nations rage (nations rage NKJV) Acts 4:25 heathen rage
in perils from the nations (NKJV in perils among false brethren) 2 Cor. 11:26 in perils by the heathen
among the nations (NKJV among the Gentiles) Gal. 1:16 among the heathen
to the nations (NKJV to the Gentiles) Gal 2:9 unto the heathen
justifies the nations (NKJV nations will be blessed) Gal 3:8 justify the heathen
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
God receives glory in the assembly of Jesus Christ for ages God receives glory in the church forever
to him be glory in the assembly of Christ Jesus to all the generations of the age of the ages

Eph 3:21

unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
Mark of Beast on the hand, forehead Mark of Beast in the hand, forehead
upon their forehead and upon their hand (NKJV on their foreheads or on their hands) Rev. 20:4 upon their foreheads or in their hands
he who has the mark or the name of the beast or the number of its name Rev. 13:17 he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
receives a mark upon his forehead or upon his hand (NKJV receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand) Rev. 14:9 and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
age world
god of this age (also NKJV) 2 Cor. 4:4 god of this world
rich in the present age (NKJV present age) I Tim. 6:17 rich in this world
this age (NKJV this age) Mat 12:32 this world
the completion of the age (NKJV end of this age) Mat 13:40 end of this world
the completion of the age (NKJV the end of the age) Mat 13:49 end of the world
the completion of the age (NKJV the end of the age) Mat 24:3 end of the world
the completion of the age (NKJV the end of the age) Mat 28:20 end of the world
The age that is coming (NKJV the age to come) Mark 10:30 the world to come
The age that is coming (NKJV the age to come) Luke 18:30 the world to come
The ends of the ages (NKJV the ends of the ages) 1 Cor. 10:11 the ends of the world
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
assembly (the UN is an assembly) church
assembly of Christ Jesus

Eph 3:21

church by Christ Jesus
the Christ [is] head of the assembly

Eph. 5:23

Christ is head of the church
even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ

Eph. 5:24

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ
even as also the Christ loved the assembly

Eph. 5:25

even as Christ also loved the church
the assembly glorious

Eph. 5:27

a glorious church
what the Spirit says to the assemblies

Rev. 3:6

what the Spirit saith unto the churches
but I speak as to Christ and as to the assembly

Eph. 5:32

but I speak concerning Christ and the church
mine angel to testify to you these things in the assemblies

Rev. 22:16

mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
Divine or divinely replaces  Godhead or God Divine or divinely replaces  Godhead or God
that which [is] divine to be like (NKJV Divine Nature)

Acts 17:29

that the Godhead is like
his eternal power and divinity

Rom. 1:20

his eternal power and Godhead
but what says to him the divine answer? (NKJV--But what does the divine response say to him?)

Rom. 11:4

But what saith the answer of God unto him?
And having been divinely instructed in a dream (NKJV--Then, being divinely warned in a dream)

Mat. 2:12

 

and being warned of God in a dream
And having been divinely instructed in a dream

 Mat. 2:22

 

being warned of God in a dream
And it was to him divinely communicated to him by the Holy Spirit

Luke 2:26

 

And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost
was divinely instructed by a holy angel (NKJV-was divinely instructed by a holy angel)

Acts 10:22

was warned from God by an holy angel

Every scripture is God-inspired (NKJV--All Scripture is given by inspiration of God)

2 Tim. 3:16

All scripture is given by inspiration of God)

Check Darby's New Age rendition of this verse

 
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
The Catholic Mass? the Lord's Supper
this of me it is the body which for you [is] being broken 1 Cor. 11:24 my body which is broken for you
the death of the Lord ye announce (NKJV proclaim) 1 Cor. 11:26 ye do shew the Lord's death
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Demons Devils
possessed by demons (NKJV demon- possessed)

Mat 4:24

possessed with devils
teachings of demons

1 Tim. 4:1 

doctrines of devils
a habitation of demons, hold of every unclean spirit  (NKJV dwelling place of demons, prison for every foul spirit)

Rev. 18:2

the habitation of devils, the hold of every foul spirit
spirits of demons doing signs (NKJV spirits of demons performing signs)

Rev. 16:14

spirits of devils working miracles
the false prophet who wrought the signs before him

(NKJV the false prophet who worked signs in his presence)

Rev. 19:20

the false prophet that wrought miracles before him
demons cast out (also NKJV)

Mat 7:22

cast out devils
possessed by demons (NKJV demon-possessed)

Mat. 8:28

possessed with devils
demons besought him (NKJV demons begged)

Mat. 8:31

devils besought him
possessed by demons (NKJV demon-possessed)

Mat. 8:33

possessed of the devils
many demons he cast out (also NKJV)

Mark 1:34

cast out many devils
the demons casting out (NKJV casting out demons)

Mark 1:39

casting out devils
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear/NKJV King James Bible
new covenant new testament
blood of the new covenant (also NKJV)

Mat 26:28

blood of the new testament
 the new covenant (also NKJV)

Mar 14:24

the new testament,
new covenant in my blood (also NKJV)

Luke 22:20

the new testament in my blood,
new covenant in my blood (also NKJV)

1 Cor. 11:25

new testament in my blood
new covenant

2Cr 3:6

new testament
new covenant, first covenant

Hbr 9:15

new testament, first testament
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear/NKJV King James Bible
lawlessness iniquity
uncleanness and to lawlessness unto lawlessness  (also NKJV)

Rom. 6:19

uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity
multiplied lawlessness (NKJV lawlessness will abound)

Mat. 24:12

iniquity shall abound
the mystery of lawlessness is already working (NKJV the mystery of lawlessness is already at work)

2 Thess. 2:7

the mystery of iniquity doth already work
full of hypocrisy and lawlessness (also NKJV)

Mat. 23:28

full of hypocrisy and iniquity
thou didst love righteousness and didst hate lawlessness (NKJV You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness)

Heb. 1:9

thou hast loved righteousness and hated iniquity
those who practice lawlessness (also NKJV)

Mat. 13:41

them which do iniquity
who work lawlessness (NKJV you who practice lawlessness)

Mat. 7:23

ye that work iniquity
Everyone that practicses sin, also lawlessness practises, and sin is lawlessness (NKJV Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.)

1 John 3:4

 

Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.
what participation has righteousness and lawlessness? (NKJV what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness?)

2 Cor. 6:14

what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness?
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
The Christ Christ
to the Christ fourteen generations (NKJV until the Christ are fourteen generations.) Matthew 1:17 unto Christ are fourteen generations
priests of God and of the Christ Rev. 20:6 priests of God and of Christ
radiancy of the glad tidings of the glory of the Christ 2 Cor. 4:4 light of the glorious gospel of Christ
where the Christ should be born (NKJV where the Christ was to be born)

Mat. 2:4

where Christ should be born
What think ye concerning the Christ? (NKJV What do you think about the Christ?)

Mat. 22:42

What think ye of Christ?
Your leader, the Christ (NKJV One is your Teacher, the Christ)

Mat. 23:10

your Master, even Christ
Behold, here [is] the Christ

Mat. 24:23

Lo, here is Christ
saying, I am the Christ and many they will mislead (NKJV saying, I am the Christ, and will deceive many)

Mat. 24:5

saying, I am Christ
the Christ [is] head of the assembly

Eph. 5:23

Christ is head of the church
even as also the Christ loved the assembly

Eph. 5:25

even as Christ also loved the church
George Ricker Berry English Interlinear King James Bible
seal/name of God on foreheads seal/name of God in foreheads
who have not the seal of God on their foreheads (NKJV who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads)
Rev. 9:4
which have not the seal of God in their foreheads
and his name is on their foreheads (NKJV His name shall be on their foreheads.) Rev. 22:4 and his name shall be in their foreheads
seal the bondmen of our God on their foreheads (NKJV sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads) Rev. 7:3 sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads

 

 

  Changes For the Sake of Change and Doctrinal Changes

George Ricker Berry English Interlinear/NKJV King James Bible
uncategorized- changes for the sake of change & doctrinal changes uncategorized texts
praetorium (NKJV Praetorium

John 19:9

judgment hall
Since it was necessary for him often to have suffered from [the] foundation of [the] world. But now once in the consummation of the ages, for [the] putting away of sin by his sacrifice he has been manifested.

Heb. 9:26

For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once in the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.
And when were fulfilled the days for their purification according to the law of Moses (GRB)

Luke 2:22

And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses
four quarters of the earth

Rev. 20:8

four corners of the earth
That ye may be faultless and simple, children of God unblameable in [the] midst of a generation crooked and perverted

Phil. 2:15

(NKJV--that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation)

That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation
**because many deceivers entered into the world, those who do not confess Jesus Christ coming in the flesh--this is the deceiver and antichrist

 

2 John 1:7

(NKJV-- For many deceivers have gone out into the world who do not confess Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist)

For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist

Note: "coming" means future; yet to come

the abyss (NKJV abyss)

Luke 8:31

the deep
and falling upon the neck of Paul, they ardently kissed him

Acts 20:37

and fell on Paul's neck, and kissed him
alabaster flask (also NKJV) Matthew 26:7 alabaster box
encircled the camp of the saints (NKJV surrounded the camp of the saints)

Rev. 20:9 

compassed the camp of the saints
in [the] last days difficult times will be present

2 Tim. 3:1

in the last days perilous times shall come
the devil who misleads

Rev. 20:8

the devil that deceived
to gather together them unto war

Rev. 20:8

gather them together to battle  
he shall tabernacle with them

Rev. 21:3

he shall dwell with them  
nor mourning

Rev. 21:4

neither sorrow
many proofs

Acts 1:3

many infallible proofs
distress

Rev. 21:4

pain
if we are unfaithful, he faithful abides; to deny himself he is not able

2 Tim. 2:13

(NKJV If we are faithless,
He remains faithful;
He cannot deny Himself)

if we believe not, yet he abideth faithful,: he cannot deny himself
I also will keep thee out of the hour of trial (NKJV I also will keep you from the hour of trial)

Rev. 3:10

radically different meaning!

I also shall keep thee from the hour of temptation
because thou didst keep the word of my endurance

 Rev. 3:10

different meaning

because thou hast kept the word of my patience
For we were once also without intelligence

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish
new creation, (new creation NKJV)

II Corinthians 5:17

 new creature
all the creation

Mark 16:15

 every creature
fountain of the water of life gratuitously

Rev. 21:6

fountain of the water of life freely
For a root of all evils is the love of money; which some stretching after were seduced from the faith and themselves pierced with many sorrows. I Timothy 6:10 

(NKJV For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.)

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
which in its own times the blessed and only Ruler shall shew the King of those being kings and Lord of those being Lords

1 Tim 6:15

(NKJV--which He will manifest in His own time, He who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings and Lord of lords)

Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords
and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged

John 16:11

(NKJV of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged)

Of judgment, because the prince of this world is judged.
Confess to one another your offences (NKJV tresspasses )

James 5:16

Confess your faults one to another
our body of humiliation (NKJV) lowly body Philippians 3:21 our vile body
* fornicators

1 Tim. 1:10, Heb. 13:4, Rev. 21:8, Rev. 22:15

whoremongers
(The Pharisees and and the doctors of the law) the counsel of God set aside as to themselves

Luke 7:30

 

 

rejected the counsel of God against themselves
joined to his wife (NKJV joined)

Mark 10:7

cleave to his wife
unapproving mind (NKJV a debased mind)

Romans 1:28

reprobate mind
changed the truth of God into falsehood

Romans 1:25

changed the truth of God into a lie
reverenced and served

Rom 1:25

worshipped and served
he is before all, and all things in him subsist

Col. 1:17

And he is before all things, and by him all things consist
remission of sins

Col 1:14

forgiveness of sins
forgive your  offences

Mark 11:26

forgive your tresspasses
hidden things of shame

2 Cor. 4:2

hidden things of dishonesty
nor falsifying the word of God

2 Cor. 4:2

nor handling the word of God deceitfully
** a glory as of an only-begotten with a father

John 1:14

the glory as of the only begotten of the Father
workmen are few

Luke 10:2

laborers are few
authority

Rev. 20:6

power
workers of unrighteousness

Luke 13:27

workers of iniquity
for narrow the gate and straightened the way (NKJV narrow is the gate and difficult is the way)

Mat. 7:14

because strait is the gate and narrow is the way
his servant Jesus (NKJV His Servant Jesus)

Acts 3:13

his Son Jesus
his servant Jesus (NKJV His Servant Jesus)

Acts 3:26

his Son Jesus
thy holy servant Jesus (NKJV Your holy Servant Jesus)

Acts 4:27

thy holy child Jesus
thy holy servant Jesus (NKJV Your holy Servant Jesus)

Acts 4:30

thy holy child Jesus
all things through him came into being

John 1:3

all things were made by him
thy holy servant Jesus (NKJV Your holy Servant Jesus )

Acts 4:27, 30

thy holy child Jesus
(the devil) misled

Rev. 19:20, 20:8

(the devil) deceived
be diligent to present thyself approved to God (NKJV Be diligent to present yourself approved to God)

2 Tim 2:15

study to shew thyself approved unto God
the rest were killed

Rev. 19:21

the remnant were slain
passover (NKJV Passover)

Acts 12:4

Easter
and cast him into the abyss

Rev. 20:3

and cast him into the bottomless pit
sealed over him

Rev. 20:3

set a seal upon him
mislead the nations

Rev. 20:3

deceive the nations
he must be loosed a little time

Rev. 20:3

he must be loosed a little season
on account of the testimony of Jesus

 Rev. 20:4

for the witness of Jesus
our house of the earthly tabernacle be destroyed (NKJV our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed)

2 Cor. 5:1

our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved
overthrowing reasonings (NKJV casting down arguments)

2 Cor. 10:5

casting down imaginations
Timotheus [my] beloved child

2 Tim. 1:2

Timothy, my dearly beloved son

 

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