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Bishops' Bible

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  1. an English translation of the Bible made under the direction of Matthew Parker and published in 1568: the recognized translation of the Bible in England until the Authorized (King James) Version of 1611.
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Origin of Bishops' Bible

so called because a number of the scholars who worked on the translation were Anglican bishops
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