QUESTION: Do the Dead Sea Scrolls render
the King James Bible obsolete?
ANSWER: No, they support it.
EXPLANATION: The Dead Sea Scrolls which
were found by an Arab shepherd boy in 1947 in the Qumran caves near
Jericho, Israel have no ill effect on the Bible.
Their text actually agrees with the King
James Bible. This fact makes them unattractive to scholars desiring
to overthrow the perfect Bible. So, other than commenting on the irony
of the way in which they were found, they are largely ignored.
The translators of the King James Bible did not need the
Dead Sea Scrolls since they already had the Textus Receptus which they