king james bible

King James Version

Also called King James' Bible.
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King James Version or King James Bible
 
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the King James Version another name for the Authorized Version
 
King James Bible or King James Bible
 
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King James Bible definition


The best-known English translation of the Bible, commissioned by King James I of England and published in the early seventeenth century. It is also known as the Authorized Version. In the late nineteenth century, the Revised Version was published in England.

King James Bible definition


(1611) The best-known English translation of the Bible. Most biblical quotations in English literature come from the King James Bible. (See also under “Bible.”)

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