They accept an alternative translation of the Greek word "stauros," rendering it as "torture stake." They believe that Jesus was executed by being nailed to a single upright wooden stake with no cross beam. It was an invisible event in 1914 in which Satan and Christ engaged in a heavenly battle.
This was a fairly common practice of the Roman army at the time of Jesus' execution. Afterwards, Christ began to the rule the Heavenly Kingdom as King of Kings. World War I was a visible sign of Satan's ousting from Heaven and earthly imprisonment.
Who is the most famous celebrity Jehovah's Witness? The “Purple Rain” musician Prince became a Jehovah's Witness in 2001, after his mother's death.
When asked in a Scotland courtroom if he could translate Genesis 2:4 into Hebrew, Franz replied that he could not.Since my name is used and our Manual Grammar of the Greek New Testament is quoted on page 744 to seek to justify their translation I am making this statement.The translation suggested in our Grammar for the disputed passage is, "the Word was deity." Moffatt's rendering is "the Word was divine." William's translation is, "the Word was God Himself." Each translation reflects the dominant idea in the Greek.Or are you an Ex-Jehovah’s Witness who wants to help others?Consider joining our Ex-Jehovah’s Witness Worldwide Internet Meetup support group.! Her history with the Watchtower goes back over 100 years to the time of her great grandmother.