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Whatever Happened to The Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures

Part 3

                                                                                                              
In Greta Olsoe’s article “Whatever Happened to The Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures? Part 1,” she opines that The Kingdom Interlinear Translation (KIT) may have gone out of circulation. In February of 2010 a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses contacted SoundWitness, stating: “So as far as I know, the KIT is alive and well…” and can be “specially ordered if requested.” Subsequently, someone who was attending Watchtower studies at a Kingdom Hall emailed SoundWitness and pointed out that "all you need to do to get a free copy is look interested,  go to Fellowship Hall for three Sundays, and then ask." A while back I headed down to the local Kingdom Hall, asked for a KIT, and they gave me both a KIT and an Emphatic Diaglot. So the KIT is not out of print, it's just not obtainable in hard copy unless you frequent a Kingdom Hall. Since then, the Watchtower has made the KIT available in its JW Library app. For information on how you can obtain a hard or digital copy of the KIT, or the JW Library app, go to this page.

Whether or not the KIT is available is somewhat immaterial. The important consideration is whether or not the KIT, with the Watchtower’s New World Translation embedded in it, is an accurate translation of God’s Holy Word. Greta and many other authors have proven that it is not accurate, and instead is deliberately misleading. As Greta mentions in Part 2, “It is always our hope and prayer that such people will, under the conviction of the Holy Spirit, think about what they have seen and about the cost of following an organization that uses deception to twist God’s Word.” For those who would like to delve further into the deception contained in the New World Translation, we recommend purchasing a used copy of the KIT, or downloading a copy, or downloading the JW Library app, which are invaluable in demonstrating the mistranslations, additions, and subtractions that occur in the New World Translation.


Written by Scott Diekmann

To download or purchase a copy of The Kingdom Interlinear Translation, or instructions on how to obtain the JW Library app, which contains the KIT, click here.


Online resources that demonstrate the unreliability of The New World Translation:

The Jehovah’s Witnesses’ New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

Jehovah Witnesses: The New World Translation

The New World Translation

The New World Translation and "Proskuneo" (worship)

Germans, JW's and John 1:1

The New World Translation and John 1:1: What the Scholars Really Said

The New World Translation and Its Critics

Misleading Revisions in the New World Translation


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