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King James Version

noun
  1. Authorized Version.
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Also called King James' Bible.
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bible, testament, Septuagint, Vulgate, AV

British Dictionary definitions for king james bible

King James Version

King James Bible

noun
  1. the King James Version another name for the Authorized Version
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king james bible in Culture

King James Bible

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

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King James Bible

The best-known English translation of the Bible (see also 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.

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