From "The Answer Book" ©1989 Samuel C. Gipp. Reproduced by permission
QUESTION: Do the Dead Sea Scrolls render the King James
ANSWER: No, they support it.
EXPLANATION: The Dead Sea Scrolls which were found
by an Arab shepherd boy in 1947 in the Qumran caves near
Jericho, Israel have no ill effect on the Bible.
Their text actually agrees with the King James Bible. This fact
makes them unattractive to scholars desiring to overthrow the
perfect Bible. So, other than commenting on the irony of the way
in which they were found, they are largely ignored.
The translators of the King James Bible did not need the Dead
Sea Scrolls since they already had the Textus Receptus which they