Authorized Version

noun

: a revision of the English Bishops' Bible carried out under James I, published in 1611, and widely used by Protestants : king james version

Word History

First Known Use

1755, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Authorized Version was in 1755

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“Authorized Version.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Authorized%20Version. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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Authorized Version

noun
: a revision of the English Bible made under King James I and widely used by Protestants

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