Who is the King James Bible named after?

Answer The King James Bible is named after King James I of England (formerly Prince James VI of Scotland). King James ordered the new version because he felt that marginal notes in the earlier Geneva Ver... Read More »

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What is the difference between the 1599 Geneva Bible& the King James Bible?

The first translation of the Bible from the original texts into English was printed by the Protestant Reformists in Geneva. King James issued a new English version of the Bible to be translated aft... Read More »

When was the king james bible published?

The first King James Bible was published in 1611. James I of England did not do the translation to English from Hebrew and Greek himself but he did authorize and finance the project. The King James... Read More »

Why is the King James bible important?

The King James Version (KJV) of the Bible is one of the oldest English versions still in circulation. It is distinct from other versions due its style of language and Old English spelling.OriginsTh... Read More »

Who wrote the king james bible?

In January 1604, at the Hampton Court Conference, King James I of England authorized an English translation of the Bible from Hebrew and Greek texts. Fifty-four of the best linguists and biblical s... Read More »