Why was the apocrypha taken out of the Bible?

Answer The Bible was written at different points in time. Both the Old Testament, or Torah, and New Testament have had texts added or removed over time, according to a Sacred-Texts website. Many of these ... Read More »

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Who removed the Apocrypha from the Bible?

The Apocrypha is a collection of 15 books ordered to be included in the Old Testament of the Bible during the Council of Trent in 1546. Protestants removed the books in versions of the King James B... Read More »

Does the 1599 Geneva Bible contain the Apocrypha?

The 1599 Geneva Bible edition does not include the Apocrypha, which is a collection of scriptures that was not accepted by the orthodox church. This particular edition became popular with many nota... Read More »