King James Version

\ ˈkiŋ-ˈjāmz- How to pronounce King James Version (audio) \

Definition of King James Version

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

First Known Use of King James Version

1768, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for King James Version

James I of England

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“King James Version.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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