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What does AFBS stand for?

AFBS stands for American and Foreign Bible Society

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When the ABS refused to accede to that request, Baptists formed the American and Foreign Bible Society and set out to produce a translation free from the "deficiencies of an 'Episcopal Bible' such as archaic language, inaccurate phrases, and most important, an erroneous translation of the Greek word 'baptizo'" (20) Controversy over the exact purpose and form of the new translation caused the project to bog down, and a new organization, the American Bible Union, was formed in 1850 to accomplish the task of a translation faithful to the ancient languages and correct doctrine.