The English translation of the King James Bible was published in England in 1611. The translation was completed over seven years by 47 scholars working at Westminster, Oxford, and Cambridge as a sponsored project by King James I. The Bible’s stately cadences and poetic vitality had a lasting effect on writers.
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- King James Version – Wikipedia
The Oxford English Dictionary records a usage in 1824. In Britain, the 1611 translation is generally known as the “Authorised Version” today. As early as 1814, we find King James’ version, evidently a descriptive phrase, being used. “The King James Version” is found, unequivocally used as a name, in a letter from 1855.
- King James Version | History & Background | Britannica.com
King James Version (KJV), also called Authorized Version or King James Bible, English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under the auspices of King James I of England.
- The Story Behind The King James Bible – Christianity
Learn more about the commissioning of the King James Bible took place in 1604 … The version remains one of the greatest landmarks in the English tongue, but …
- King James Bible: How and Why the Translation Came to Be | Time
Jun 19, 2017 – How the King James Bible Came to Be. Precisely 451 years after the June 19, 1566, birth of King James I of England, one achievement of his reign still stands above the rest: the 1611 English translation of the Old and New Testaments that bears his name.
- English Bible History: Timeline of how we got the English Bible
The first hand-written English language Bible manuscripts were produced in the ….. all “King James Version” Bibles published anywhere by any publisher are …
- King James Bible – Truth – AllAboutTruth.org
The King James Bible, published in 1611, was England’s authorized version of the Bible translated from the original Hebrew and Greek languages into English …
- James VI and I – Wikipedia
James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.