The literary lineage of the King James Bible, 1340-1611. by Charles C. Butterworth

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 359-383.

Book details

LC ClassificationsBS455 .B8 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 394 p.
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4913161M
LC Control Number76120241

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The literary lineage of the King James Bible, by Charles C. Butterworth,Octagon Books edition, in EnglishCited by: 5. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butterworth, Charles C., Literary lineage of the King James Bible, It had not fallen into such hard forms that its words were narrow or restricted.

The truth is that from the point of view of pure literature the Bible is better in English than it is in Greek or Hebrew. That is, the English of the King James version as English is better than the Greek of the New Testament as Greek. The King James Version (KJV), also known as the King James Bible (KJB) or simply the Authorized Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, was commissioned in and completed as well as published in under the sponsorship of James VI and I.

The books of the King James Version include the 39 books of the Old Testament, an Copyright: Public domain due to age. The Path to the King James Bible Page 4 The Bible is the oldest book in the world. It has been read by more people and translated into more languages than any other book, and holds the distinction of being the first book ever printed on a press.

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The King James Geneva Size: KB. King James Version (KJV), also called Authorized Version or King James Bible, English translation of the Bible published in under the auspices of King James I of England.

The translation had a marked influence on English literary style and was generally accepted as 1340-1611. book standard English Bible from the midth to the early 20th century. King James Bible Online: Authorized King James Version (KJV) of the Bible- the preserved and living Word of God.

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Click to switch to the KJV Books List. These are the books of the King James Version of the Bible along with the names and numbers given them in the Douay Rheims Bible and Latin list is a complement to the list in Books of the Latin is an aid to finding cross references between two longstanding standards of Biblical literature.

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information about this edition.; sister projects: Wikidata item.; The King James Version (KJV), also called the Authorised Version (AV), is a – English-language rendering of the Christian Bible undertaken by the established Church of England and commissioned by King James, the namesake thereof, that is often considered to be one of the most beautiful and influential literary.

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The King James Version of the Bible, released inwas authorized by King James in order to have as accurate a translation as possible, which could be printed and widely circulated.

The original Old Testament writings were in Hebrew and the New Testament in Greek. Jerome (5th century) translated the Bible into Latin, called the Vulgate.

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