King James’ Bible Medeia Dźaparidze & Martti Vaske11b
Before the King James Bible • The first complete Bible in English • was published in 1382. • The first printed translation was made • by William Tyndale. • By the end of the 16th century, there were • a number of different bibles. • The Great Bible 1539
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The Creation of the King James Bible • The resolution to produce a new translation was put before the Hampton Court conference in January 1604. • The new translation would reflect the episcopal structure of the Church of England. • The task of translation was undertaken by 47 scholars.
hgkg The Bible appeared in 1611, during Shakespeare’s lifetime. The Bible is also known as the Authorised Version altough legally it has never been authorised. The King James Bible remained the standard English Bible until the eve of the 20th century. Aftermath
1:1 In the beginning wasthe Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 1:2 The same was in the beginning with God. 1:3 All things were madeby him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. 1:4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men. 1:5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darknesscomprehended it not. The Bible begins with words....