King James Version

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The "Authorized Version" or "King James Version" of the Bible

The King James Version is an English translation of the Bible, commissioned for the Church of England at the request of King James I of England. It was first published in 1611 and has had a profound impact on the church in England and also on English literature as a whole. It is in the Public Domain except for the United Kingdom where it has perpetual Crown Copyright.

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