Definition of Authorized Version in English:

Share this entry

Authorized Version


chiefly British
An English translation of the Bible made in 1611 at the order of James I and still widely used, though never formally ‘authorized’. Also called King James Bible.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Au¦thor|ized Ver|sion

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.