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  • proper n. A translation of the Bible from the original Hebrew (Old Testament) and Greek (New Testament) commissioned for the Church of England.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an English translation of the Bible published in 1611


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  • Incidentally, how many different words are there in the King James Bible - excluding the names of people and places?

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • They used the King James Bible because English was the language of teachers and students and there was no alternative Jewish translation.

    Education of Jewish Girls in the United States.

  • My pdf-version of the King James Bible mentions some version of witch or bewitched 14 times. 10 times in the Old Testament, and 4 times in the new.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 300 Years Behind the┬áTimes

  • MATTINGLY: Chancey argues that the use of the King James Bible shows a bias as it is not accepted by Catholic, and some Protestant denominations, not to mention other religions.

    CNN Transcript May 20, 2007

  • How ironic it is that gay unfriendly Southern Baptists are the biggest proponents of the King James Bible.

    Will gay unfriendly Southern Baptists expel King James?

  • Let me say that the concerns of some of these people [those who defend the King James Bible and its underlying textual basis] are undoubtedly good.

    Myths About the King James Bible by David Cloud True Scholars Reject the Recieved Text

  • He has just begun his 58th year teaching literature at Yale and is reflecting on his recent books "The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life" and "The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of the King James Bible" both from Yale

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Complex Biblical numerology partially based on a literal reading of the King James Bible and partially based and obscure interpretation of the book's many symbols form the basis for Camping's warnings.

    The Full Feed from

  • Which is why - notwithstanding the 400th anniversary celebrations of the King James Bible - the real hero of biblical translation is

    The Guardian World News

  • The language of the King James Bible evolved from earlier translations, as illustrated in the first verse of the Gospel of John: "On fruman waes Word, and paet that Word was mid Gode, and Gode was that Word."

    The Seattle Times


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