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Category Archives: King James Version

The Modern English Version on Bible Gateway

Bible Gateway has added the Modern English Version (MEV) translation of the Bible to our library of more than 200 Bible versions (also see our Twitter List of Bible versions). The MEV “formal correspondence” translation seeks to maintain the beauty of the 400-year-old King James Version language while balancing it with fresh clarity for 21st […]

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The Top Five Bible Verses of 2011

We’ve crunched the numbers, and here are the five most popular Bible verses on Bible Gateway in 2011.

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In praise of the King James Bible

Monday, May 2 marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, and over the last few months there has been much reflection online about the significance and ongoing influence of the venerable KJV. We thought it might be useful to collect links to some of the more interesting KJV-related articles.

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Owning the KJV in America

A recent USA Today article touts the ubiquitousness of the King James Version (KJV) Bible in the United States. They’re cribbing off of a Lifeway Research study that shows “82 percent of Americans who read the Bible at least once a month own a KJV.” The article includes a video that serves as a good […]

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Appreciating the King James Bible, 400 years later

This year marks the 400th anniversary of arguably the single most influential book in the history of publishing: the King James Bible (abbreviated KJV or KJB). As the May anniversary date approaches, numerous books and many more articles are cropping up to reflect on the KJV’s history and significance. We’ll be sharing interesting articles and […]

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King James Verse of the Day and email reading plan now available!

Since we launched our email newsletters and Bible reading plans this summer, we’ve heard from many of you that you like the emails but want to see them in a different Bible version. In response, we’ve made our popular Verse of the Day and Old/New Testament reading plans available in the King James Version!

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