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Authorized Version

the. an English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under James I
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Francine told us it's now the only authorised version which is allowed to be performed and we will be the first people to do this,"says Anthony Smith who plays Mack.
6 In literature, the Authorised Version of the English Bible was agreed at a conference supported by which British king?
Many of Coverdale's original phrases were retained in the later authorised version.
I sought the authorised version on the theatre's website but it refused to open for me.
The King James Authorised Version misleads when (in Acts) it refers to Jupiter, Mercury, and Diana: the Greek naturally has Zeus, Hermes, and Artemis.
At the time of the Civil War when the Authorised version of The Bible was fairly new, Christmas morning largely consisted of a trip to church.
Indeed, Willinsky writes very interestingly about the historical and ideological circumstances that gave rise to the Dictionary project, comparing its cultural role with that of the Authorised Version of the Bible, and the DNB, and quoting effectively from those who saw these, along with the works of Shakespeare, as important instruments in pushing further the bounds of Empire.
He made the point of saying he had used his authorised version of the bible for many years but had also read many others versions to compare the writings.
Literary Editor's Note: Given the importance of this year's anniversary this issue has two reviews of two important new books on the Authorised Version.
The King James Bible, also known as the authorised version or the KJV, is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential books in the English language.
KING JAMES BIBLE TO celebrate 400 years of the authorised version of the Bible, parts of it will be read across the Newcastle Diocese during Lent.
The critic and social reformer John Ruskin (1819-1900) regarded the work as 'the one essential part of my education: And it was said of Abraham Lincoln (1809-65), one of the greatest orators in history, that the Authorised Version of the Bible was so fundamental to his education that he could almost be calked 'a man of one book'.