Who is “father” the modern bibles pray to?

Who is “father” the modern bibles pray to in Luke 11:2?

KJB rightly prays to

Luke 11:2 KJB And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.

The following bibles do not specify, leave out “WHICH ART IN HEAVEN”

  • American Standard Version 1901 (ASV)
  • Amplified 2015 (AMP-2015)
  • Christian Standard Bible 2017 (CSB)
  • Common English Bible 2011 (CEB)
  • Complete Jewish Bible 1998 (CJB)
  • Contemporary English Version 1995 (CEV)
  • Darby Bible 1890 (DARBY)
  • Disciples Literal New Testament 2011 (DLNT)
  • Douay-Rheims 1899 (DRA)
  • Easy-to-Read Version 2006 (ERV)
  • English Standard Version 2016 (ESV)
  • Expanded Bible 2011 (EXB)
  • God’s Word 1995 (GW)
  • Good News Translation 1992 (GNT)
  • Holman Christian Standard Bible 2009 (HCSB)
  • International Children’s Bible 2015 (ICB)
  • International Standard Version 2014 (ISV)
  • J.B. Phillips New Testament 1972 (PHILLIPS)
  • Lexham English Bible 2012 (LEB)
  • The Living Bible 1971 (TLB)
  • The Message 2002 (MSG)
  • Mounce New Testament 2011 (MOUNCE)
  • Names of God Bible 2011 (NOG)
  • New American Bible Revised Edition 2010 (NABRE)
  • New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB)
  • New Century Version 2005 (NCV)
  • New English Translation 2006 (NET)
  • New International Reader’s Version 2014 (NIRV)
  • New International Version 2011 (NIV)
  • New Living Translation 2015 (NLT)
  • New Revised Standard Version 1989 (NRSV)
  • New Testament for Everyone 2011 (NTE)
  • Revised Standard Version 1971 (RSV)
  • Tree of Life Version 2015 (TLV)
  • Wycliffe Bible 2001 (WYC)

What do they all have in common? They are all translated from the Critical Text line of texts which is based on the corrupted Alexandrian family of manuscripts.

The 1611 Authorized Bible or King James Bible is based on the Received Text or Textus Receptus.

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