Questions regarding the KJV translation of the Bible into English. Questions may include the 1611 translation or later editions.
King James Version (KJV)
The King James Version is an English translation of the Christian Bible commissioned in 1604 by James I for the Church of England and completed in 1611. It is also commonly known as the Authorized Version (AV).
It relied heavily upon the Textus Receptus, and for centuries was the most prominent Bible in English--this has resulted in significant, long-lasting influence on English theological discourse and the English language.
The KJV includes 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 books in the New Testament.