Frequently asked question number two: why did the 1611 King James Bible contain the Apocrypha? Simply put, for their historical quality.
Now this is another one of the attacks that the “new versionists” will often come up with. They’ll come out this thing and they say this, and if you’re new to the issue you might think, hmmm, that’s really bad. Well, it would be, but you know until you know the facts and then it’s not bad.