Revised Standard Version

[ ri-vahyzd-stan-derd vur-zhuhn ]
/ rɪˈvaɪzd ˈstæn dərd ˌvɜr ʒən /

noun

a revision of the Bible, based on the American Standard Version and the King James Version, prepared by American scholars, published in its completed form in 1952. Abbreviation: RSV

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Origin of Revised Standard Version

First recorded in1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for Revised Standard Version

Revised Standard Version

noun

a revision by American scholars of the American Standard Version of the Bible. The New Testament was published in 1946 and the entire Bible in 1953
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