I like reading the King James Version of the Bible, but don't find it particularly more edifying, just more interesting from a linguistic perspective.
Take this verse from Jeremiah 24 for example:
2One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad.
3Then said the LORD unto me, What seest thou, Jeremiah? And I said, Figs; the good figs, very good; and the evil, very evil, that cannot be eaten, they are so evil.
Tsk tsk, naughty figs!