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Revised Version of the Bible

a recension of the Authorized Version, prepared by British and American scholars, the Old Testament being published in 1885, and the New Testament in 1881.
Also called Revised Version. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It wasn't rubbish, Quinny, and the revised version is really good.

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  • In the revised version we read "covenant" instead of "testament" in Matt.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • "Clothed with power from on high" according to revised version, Luke 24:49.

    Jesus the Christ James Edward Talmage
  • The revised version of 1881 reads "epileptic," but that is a comment, not a translation.

    Moon Lore Timothy Harley
  • The revised version translates, "avails much in its working."

    George Muller of Bristol Arthur T. Pierson
  • In the revised version the dénouement is happy instead of tragic.

  • The translation used is for the most part that of the revised version.

  • I am indebted to my husband for this revised version of the farmn.

    The Bbur-nma in English

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Revised Version

a revision of the Authorized Version of the Bible prepared by two committees of British scholars, the New Testament being published in 1881 and the Old in 1885
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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