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The Holy Bible: King James Version

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This is the most authoritative edition of the King James Bible available. The text of the 1611 edition differs from modern editions of the King James Version in thousands of details, and this edition is the most authentic version of the original text that has ever been published. It follows the 1611 text page-for-page and line-for-line, reproducing all misprints rather ...more
Leather Bound, Quatercentenary Edition, 1552 pages
Published October 26th 2010 by Oxford University Press (first published October 2010)
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D.N.
Nov 27, 2011 D.N. rated it it was amazing
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Finished reading through the entirety of the King James Bible in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of its translation.

This is an excellent repro edition of the original 1611 text in a quality cloth binding. Great value; it's not often you'll find books with fine paper and binding at this price.
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My church is King James only. My pastor believes that god gave the English language this bible because he wanted us to be missionaries to the world. I am not sure that I know what he means. Martin Luther thought it was in important for regular people to be able to access god's word in their own language, so people could see for themselves what it really said. I heard that bankers are the best at spotting counterfeits because they spend so much time dealing with the real thing. And, if christians ...more
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Gordon Campbell is a professor, a Renaissance and seventeenth-century specialist with a particular interest in John Milton, and well known for his expertise regarding the King James Bible. His broader interests in cultural history include art, architecture, Biblical studies, classical antiquity, garden history, legal history, historical theology and the Islamic world.
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