Editor: Cambridge University Press
Publication Year: 1611
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Price: Core Collection Only
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Book Status: Available
The King James or 'Authorized' Version was commissioned in 1603 when James became King of England. It was first published in 1611 and attained a unique authority, gradually superseding all previous versions. The first Cambridge printing was in 1629, establishing a tradition of care for the accuracy of the text that has been maintained to this day. The "KJV" is a classic of the English language and is still a very widely accepted translation.