Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy 400th, King James Bible!

I wasn't sure which day would be best to post it, but 2011 is the 400th anniversary of the publication of the "King James" Bible, and Easter Sunday is probably as good a day as any! I bought a facsimile edition some years back, which will give you some idea of what was new four hundred years ago:

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Although much of the majestic language and beauty of the KJV was borrowed from earlier translations, the King James Bible was an is a faithful translation of the original languages and has helped preserve the Word of God to this day.

Here's to the next 400 years!

Cross posted at Lady Cincinnatus , Say Anything

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