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Celebrate James I’s Birthday by Reading the King James Bible

Today is the 451st birthday of King James I! James’ long rule was marked by many noteworthy historical events and literary developments, but perhaps the most important was the Bible translation that he sponsored: the Bible we know today as the King James Version (also known as the King James Bible or KJV). The King […]

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New KJV Word Study Bible Helps Unlock the Languages of the Bible

Now You Can Drill Down Deep With the Original Words of Scripture Word studies give you an opportunity to experience God’s Word the way the believers did who first received these inspired books from those who penned them. [Read the King James Version (KJV) Bible translation on Bible Gateway] [Sign up for the KJV Verse […]

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“Which Bible Translation is Best?” — Part 2: Word-for-word Bibles on Bible Gateway

Recently, we offered a few thoughts in response to the common question “Which Bible translation is the best?” Today, we’ll continue the discussion with a look at one type of Bible translation that you can find here at Bible Gateway: word-for-word Bible translations. A word-to-word Bible translation is a Bible that aims to hew as […]

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Original Translator’s Draft Provides Earliest Known Look at the King James Bible

It’s been an exciting month for fans and historians of the King James Bible: scholars have identified a set of original translator’s notes that give us our earliest known look at how the King James Bible took shape: …in the archives of Sidney Sussex College there survives now the earliest known draft of any part […]

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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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