From "The Answer Book" ©1989 Samuel C. Gipp. Reproduced by permission
QUESTION: Is the New International Version trustworthy?
EXPLANATION: The New International Version is based on
the 26th edition of the Greek text of Eberhard Nestle published in
1979. It, like the New American Standard Version which is based
on Nestle's 23rd edition of 1969, is an Egyptian bible. These and
most modern translations (except the New King James Version
and New Scofield Version which are handled separately in this
book) are all products of Origen's tainted manuscripts from
A few of the corruptions found in the New International Version
and New American Standard Version are found under a previous
section dealing with fundamentals. This work is by no means an
exhaustive study of the many problems with these error riddled
We suffice it to say, "You can't get good fruit from a bad tree."
(Matthew 7:17, 18)