I said, “What?” He said, “Yep”. I said, “Where?” He said in Psalm 22 and other places. “You’re kidding.” “Nope, but only in the King James Version.”
I opened up BibleWorks 7.0, and discovered 9 references, including these two:
“His horns are like the horns of unicorns” (Deut. 33:17).
“And the unicorns shall come down with them” (Isa 34:7).
The other references are Numbers 23:22; 24:8; Job 39:9, 10; Psalms 22:21; 29:6; 92:10; Isaiah 34:7. There aren’t elephants, rhinos or giraffes mentioned in the Bible, but there are unicorns. At least in the KJV.
I know I’m going to anger all my 7 year-old female readers with this, but despite the fact that they appear in the KJV Bible, I don’t believe in unicorns.
If you like unicorns and the comic strip Baby Blues, check this out: http://www.babyblues.com/archive/index.php?GoToDay=2006-10-27.
I love the King James Version, but it has a few problems. This is why it’s good to use multiple versions of the Bible when we study the text.
What other quirky things do you find in the Bible?