King James Version

King James Version

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Authorized Version.

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▪ sacred text
also called  Authorized Version 

      English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under the auspices of James I of England. Of 54 scholars approved by James, 47 laboured in six groups at three locations for seven years, utilizing previous English translations and texts in the original languages. The resulting translation had a marked influence on English style and was generally accepted as the standard English Bible for more than three centuries.

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