King James Version or Authorized Version
King James I of England Click to Flip
King James I of England commissions 54 scholars to undertake a new Bible translation.
King James Bible Scholars
54 Bible Scholars undertake new Bible Translation Click to Flip
Over the next six years, six teams of scholars using the Bishops Bible and Tyndale's Bible, as well as available Greek & Hebrew manuscripts, complete the new version in 1611.
King James Bible Revisions
King James Bible 1611 Click to Flip
The King James Version, (aka the "Authorized Version," even though King James never gave the finished version his royal approval) is revised several more times.
The King James (KJV) Bible today.
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King James Bible Today
The edition of the KJV used today was revised in 1769. It is the most popular Bible for more than 300 years.