This seems to be the New Revised Standard Version’s “To the reader” page. Once again i dont agree with this KJV bashing but i’m posting this for reference and for people to read the view of Bruze M Metzger the “widely regarded parent of the RSV and NSRV” as you can see in the quotation.
Now to the quotation, as you can see i did not remove anything and kept it in context as Bruce M Metzger wrote it.
According to the preface of the Revised Standard Version the King James bible has serious “defects”. Obviously someone does not know what a real defect is, such as a poor attempt to make another bible version.
Here is what they had to say in the preface:
According to the preface of “The Scriptures”: THE TANAË (Pre-Second Writings Scripture, commonly called The Old Testament): The Tana¿ in this translation is based on the Masoretic Hebrew and Aramaic text of the Scriptures, printed in the 1937 edition of…