I like the NRSV, NASB, NJB but it is important to understand the biasis that
ALL translations have.
......so I add these thoughts concerning KJV Bible
Archbishop Bancroft insisted on having a final say, making fourteen changes, of which one was the term "bishopricke" at Acts 1:20.bish·op·ric (
The task of translation was undertaken by 47 scholars, although 54 were originally approved. All were members of the Church of England and all except Sir Henry Savile were clergy(Daniell 2003, p. 439)
The new translation would reflect the episcopal structure of the Church of England and traditional beliefs about ordained clergy.(Daniell
2003, p. 439)
- Of a bishop or bishops.
- (of a church) Governed by or having bishops.
Weymouth New Testament
"For it is written in the Book of Psalms, "'Let his encampment be desolate: let there be no one to dwell there'; and "'His work let another take up
For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick let another take.~~ KJV