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    THE ORIGINAL KJ BIBLE USED AN URBAN ENGLISH DIALECT


    In the original 1611 King James Version of the Bible there were noJ” or " V " letters in this Bible because they did not exist. James was spelled Iames. Jesus was spelled Iesous. No one wrote the name Jesus until many years after his alleged death. The original pronunciation of the scriptures at that time was of an urban dialect.


    This language that was in the original KJV Bible was not always today's “Oxford educated" sounding dialect. In fact, what was commonly known as the king's English in the Bible of 1611 today would be considered an “urban dialect” (i.e., African American Vernacular English) in action. 16. For God so loued ý world, that he gave his only begotten sonne: that whosoeuer beleeueth in him, Should not perish but haue euerlasting life.


    In our inner cities our Black brothers and sisters are speaking the original king's/ Oxford educated English of 1611. It was the first English they were taught.