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Revisiting the -eth with Psalms 1

One of the great doctrinal errors propagated out of hell, is the doctrine of Arminian theology. That includes the idea that man cannot sin and still be saved by the grace of God. Having grown up in this doctrinal error, I had many family members that were always "holding on" or "seeking new light" and some even found "entire sanctification" which is another name for the eradication of the seed of sin in the flesh.

Not believing the words of God is the root of every doctrinal error; whether it be the soul of Jesus Christ, the removal of the prisoner from the pit, or the profession based salvation movement. We have compiled a list of words in the King James Bible that end in -eth that are readily available on our website: I John Project (andsomeevangelists.com) and scroll down to King James Words ETH (pdf).

The importance of these -eth words is actually found in modern language, in the tenses of each verb that we use today.


Psalms 1: 1 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

Walk or walking (present) Walked (past tense) and Will walk (future tense) are modern usages that are summed up with the one word, "Walketh". Yesterday this man walked, today he is still walking, and tomorrow he will walk. The same applies to stand or sit, and yet we see the -eth suffix as a continuance of what has taken place.

I quit walking in the counsel of the ungodly when I was saved, as I also quit standing in the way of sinners and quit sitting in the seat of the scornful. This action (verb) took place almost 27 years ago, and is still true today and will be eternally true; thus the usage of : walketh, standeth, sitteth.


This is paramount to understanding a King James Bible. We have an eternal Bible; a Bible that will always be preserved. Only God can make something eternal. “The Lord knoweth them that are his” is an eternal verse. The Lord knew me yesterday, the Lord knows me today and the Lord will know me eternally.

I Corinthians 15:57, But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

This is eternal victory, not a short-lived experiment when I fall into some sin.


I John 5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.

Romans 3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believeth in Jesus.


I guess I will only be saved as long as my tenses hold out!!!


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The -eth's are a good thing -- not erasing the old -- like a fine wine -- and Hebrews 13:8. Amen. 🦄

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