Definitions for king james version
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
King` James′ Ver′sion(n.)
an English version of the Bible prepared in England under James I and published in 1611.
Category: Bible, Religion
Authorized Version, King James Version, King James Bible(noun)
an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
King James Version(ProperNoun)
A translation, published in 1611, of the Bible from the original Hebrew (Old Testament) and Greek (New Testament) commissioned for the Church of England, which is the version most quoted and influential in English literature and English Protestant religious culture.
Origin: Named for James I of England (James VI of Scotland), who authorized the production of a new English translation of the Bible.
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