Authorized Version

Authorized Version
noun Date: 1824 a revision of the English Bishops' Bible carried out under James I, published in 1611, and widely used by Protestants — called also King James Version

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Authorized Version — n. the revised English translation of the Bible published in England in 1611 with the authorization of King James I: also called King James Version …   English World dictionary

  • Authorized Version — ► NOUN ▪ an English translation of the Bible made in 1611, at the order of James I …   English terms dictionary

  • Authorized Version — noun an English translation of the Bible published in 1611 • Syn: ↑King James Version, ↑King James Bible • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Bible, ↑Christian Bible, ↑Book, ↑Good Book, ↑Holy Scripture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Authorized Version — Authorized Ver|sion BrE the English translation of the Bible made in England in 1611 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Authorized Version — The English translation of the Bible published in 1611; though not formally ‘authorized’, it was generally adopted within a generation for public reading in church. The work was initiated at the Hampton Court Conference of 1604 called by King… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Authorized Version — an English version of the Bible prepared in England under James I and published in 1611. Also called King James Version. * * * …   Universalium

  • Authorized Version — Au′thorized Ver′sion n. bib rel King James Version …   From formal English to slang

  • Authorized Version — noun A translation of the Bible from the original Hebrew (Old Testament) and Greek (New Testament) commisioned for the Church of England. Syn: King James Bible …   Wiktionary

  • Authorized Version — n. 17th century revision of the Bible prepared in England during the rule of King James l, King James Bible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Authorized Version — noun chiefly Brit. an English translation of the Bible made in 1611 at the order of James I and still widely used …   English new terms dictionary

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