Definition of Revised Standard Version in English:

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Revised Standard Version

Pronunciation: /rəˈˌvīzd ˈstandərd ˌvərZHən/ Pronunciation: /rēˈˌvīzd ˌvərZHən/
(abbreviation RSV)


A modern English translation of the Bible, published 1946–57 and based on the American Standard Version of 1901.

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Syllabification: Re·vised Stand·ard Ver·sion

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