King James Version


noun

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Also called King James' Bible.
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British Dictionary definitions for king james bible

King James Version

King James Bible


noun

the King James Version another name for the Authorized Version
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Cultural definitions for king james bible (1 of 2)

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.”)

Cultural definitions for king james bible (2 of 2)

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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