Authorized Version


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Authorized Version

the. an English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under James I
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The Authorized Version asserts that the psalmist's question is merely rhetorical, and it is the psalmist himself who responds.
Attend any Christian Christening, wedding or funeral and there is a high likelihood the readings will be from the Authorized version.
The 2011 celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of the publication of the King James Version of the Bible--still known to many as the "Authorized Version"--has prompted a welcome clutch of books and conferences, examining the origins and significance of this landmark work.
Before the English founded Jamestown in the Virginia Colony on May 14, 1607, work had already begun on what has been called "the noblest monument of English prose." The Authorized Version of the Bible, more commonly known as the King James Version because it was translated under the authority of King James I of England, was begun in 1604.
Peter Burke writes "Translations of Scripture were published in fifty-one languages between 1456 and 1699, including classic versions such as Luther's German Bible, the Czech Kralicy Bible, the English Authorized Version and the Dutch 'States' Bible....
Haye's edition is based on T, which represents the final authorized version of Rococciolo's text, but readings from M appear in an apparatus.
It may be hard to bring yourself to back him at the price, but we can still all pray for the Authorized version.
5-31) Theatre Couture's twisted but authorized version of Stephen King's novel, starring drag diva Sherry Vine, with telekinetic effects by Basil Twist.
The three chapters of Part One, "The Authorized Version in the Marketplace" consider the strategies of marketing Family Bibles and the subsequent reception of these Bibles by families, by middle-class male readers, and by their wives and daughters.
From the early eighteenth to the late nineteenth century the publication of Bibles with notes and commentary allowed printers to avoid restrictions on the printing of the King James or Authorized Version. Printers added engravings and illustrations and sold these Bibles in inexpensive serial editions which, Carpenter argues, are "an important resource for learning how British families read their bibles, or how their bibles read them, interpellating them as certain kinds of 'authorized version' subjects" (xv-xvi).
Prados notes that not only do the Pentagon Papers inexplicably remain classified to this day--the existence of the Senator Mike Gravel edition and the Nixon administration's own authorized version notwithstanding--but that the Bush administration's ongoing efforts to restrict access to information echo the Nixon modus operandi.
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) at www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/ is a project that, while not the authorized version of the code, is a prototype for the near future.

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