Chapter 5
  • Verse 8 KJB  “They chose new gods; then was war in the gates: was there a shield or spear seen among forty thousand in Israel.” However, the NIV 2011 edition  “God chose new leaders when war came to the city gates, but not a shield or spear was seen among forty thousand in Israel.” Other translations reading like the King James Bible include: the Great Bible 1540, the Geneva Bible, Bishops Bible, the Jewish Publication Society bible 1917, the NKJV, RV, ASV, RSV, NSRV, ESV, Complete Jewish Bible, Common English Bible 2011, Darby, Youngs, the Holman Standard, Names of God Bible 2011 and the Voice 2012 – “They had chosen new gods, so war came to their gates.”