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Authorized Version

the. an English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under James I
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Many books will mark the fourth centenary of the publication of the King James Bible, traditionally known in Britain as 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.
Although there are 140 conflicting versions of the date, Archbishop Usher's is the only one that matches the chronology of the authorised version of the Bible.
That''s how Jesus''s command reads in the Authorised Version of the Bible.
Followed by a comically incompetent reading from the Authorised Version and a portentous announcement from the headmaster, perhaps concerned with the continuing defacement of his official notice board.
It was much needed, for the language of the Authorised Version was sounding increasingly archaic and difficult to understand.
That was all summed up in this historic comment of his: "Off the Roneos and printing presses - many, alas, owned by HM Government - there rolls a steady stream of viscous verbiage couched in what purports to be the language of Shakespeare and the Authorised Version but is, in fact, the hideous, flaccid, indigestible, swag-bellied offspring of decay.
One, an authorised version, is being produced by his daughter Tracy, while the other is basing its script on documented parts of the former teen idol's life.
Although there are 140 conflicting versions of the date, Ussher's is the only one to match the chronology of the Authorised Version of the Bible.
The last time I met him socially, he attended the Pilgrim Poets group I had helped set up during the mid-80s, choosing to use the open mic spot to read from the old authorised version of St Paul's Letter To The Corinthians, contained in a huge white illustrated Bible, balanced on a large lectern.
Contributions discuss the Dutch reception of the King's poem, The Battle of Lepanto, the succession of 1603, James's ideas about kingship, his role in the Hampton Court conference, his attitude and involvement in the theatre, preaching at Paul's Cross and its relation to the King, his attitudes toward Protestant heresies, his relationship with the Authorised Version, the Perth Articles debate in Scotland and, finally, the editor writes on the King's reputation from his death to 2005.