King James Bible


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

King James Bible

n.
An English translation of the Bible from Hebrew and Greek published in 1611 under the auspices of James I. Also called Authorized Version, King James Version.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.King James Bible - an English translation of the Bible published in 1611King James Bible - an English translation of the Bible published in 1611
References in periodicals archive ?
He immediately set out to buy his very own complete (or as complete as he could find) First Edition, First Printing 1611 King James Bible that he could then leaf out and offer beautifully framed pieces to the general public.
Reverend Dr Jason Bray, 61, was tacking stock of his holy books when he found an original copy of the King James Bible - believed to one of fewer than 200 surviving.
He said there has been a "buzz and excitement" over the discovery, adding: "People kind of knew there was an old Bible there but did not know it was the first edition King James Bible.
Peter's Basilica, took place two years ago to mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.
Using relevant selections from the King James Bible, they have arranged their chosen verses into three separate sections, one each about the birth, the childhood, and the teachings of Jesus Christ.
IT may surprise some readers to read that an atheist like myself fully endorses the plan of the Education Secretary Michael Grove to put a King James Bible in every state school.
Rev Geraint ap Iorwerth, pictured during a previous controversial action when he burned pages from the King James Bible, claimed the Church was facing 'spiritual and moral bankruptcy' as he quit as rector of Pennal
English in one form of another is over a thousand years old, but the establishment of the King James Bible set standards for the language for centuries to come.
Addressing senior clergy at an event to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, Mr Cameron said "live and let live" had too often become "do what you please", as people shied away from saying things were right and wrong.
Last week marked the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, the first officially sanctioned translation of the book into the English language.
Summary: Queen Elizabeth II attended a ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, often considered the most influential book ever printed in English.
Over the past four centuries the King James Bible has influenced everyone from Shakespeare to Charles Schulz, has found its way into symphonies and rock and roll and has circled both the Earth and the moon.