History of the King James Bible, Part 1

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series History of the King James Bible

Thomas Nelson, Inc. has produced a series of brief online videos that describe the historical background of the King James Version (or Authorized Version) of the Holy Bible. The video project is in honor of the 400th anniversary of the Authorized Version (AV).

Join us in viewing these videos to learn more about the history of the AV.

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  1. Thanks! A big surprise tied into the 400th anniversary of the 1611 King James Version Bible:

    Two scholars have compiled the first worldwide census of extant copies of the original first printing of the 1611 King James Version (sometimes referred to as the "He" Bible). For decades, authorities from the British Museum, et al., have estimated that “around 50 copies” of that first printing still exist. The real number, however, is quite different!

    For more information, you're invited to contact Donald L. Brake, Sr., PhD, at dbrake1611@q.com or his associate David Sanford at drsanford@earthlink.net. You’re also invited to visit the <a href="http://www.credocommunications.net/kjv” target=”_blank”>www.credocommunications.net/kjv website.


  2. Dr. Sandford, thanks for sharing about the materials you have made available.


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