Articles about King James Only (KJO)

King James Only refers to a set of controversial ideas, all of which suggest that the King James Bible is the only Bible that English speakers should use.

The KJVO controversy is about whether Christians should consider only the King James Version of the Bible to be reliable and trustworthy. While there are a variety of views within the KJVO movement, the basic idea is simple: no other Bible will do.

King James-Only folks make some outlandish statements about God, the Bible, and the King James. It's not a monolithic movement, so you'll find that some are more "out there" than others. Here's a sampling of the kinds of things that KJO folks believe:

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