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The Birth of the King James Bible by David Teems
The Role of the KJV in Development of the English Language by Scott Wilcher
The Story Behind the King James Version by Dr. Ron Rhodes
The KJV -- A Lasting Monument to William Tyndale by Julie Roys
Was Shakespeare One of the Translators of the King James Bible? by Dr. Dennis E. Hensley
King James at 400: Are Americans Losing Their Appetite for the Word by Robert T. Frank
King James Bible online version
Movies Quoting the King James Bible
Historic Leaders Honor God's Word
Test Your Knowledge: Take Our Bible Quiz
William Tyndale's New Testament and the Power of Change by Phil Cooke
Mom's Old KJV by Jerry B. Jenkins
Ye Olde King James Version: 400 Years and Counting by Kristin Swenson
Hide It in Their Hearts by Greg & Martha Singleton
King James Bible Quick Facts by American Bible Society
An Ode to King James by Johnnie Moore
To purchase King James Bibles, Books, and Videos
To purchase KJB: The Book That Changed the World
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible with Gordon Robertson
Why is the King James Bible So Special?
Spreading the Word Through the KJV
How It All Began
Reconstructing the King James Bible
Dr. Jack Hayford on the King James Bible
Know the Bible? Many Christians Don't
The Bible: Coming to a Classroom Near You?
The Bible in Every Tongue: A 'God-sized' Mission
The King James Bible in Pop Culture
Using Superbook to Teach the Bible
Superbook Goes to the Next Level
The Vision of Superbook: An Interview with Pat and Gordon Robertson
Long before King James enlisted the help of nearly 50 scholars to create the "translation to end all translations," many notable men including William Tyndale and John Wycliffe risked their lives to get the Word into the hands of the common man.
In 1611, the first King James editions rolled off the presses, setting the stage for the proliferation of the Bible to the far ends of the earth.
The Ten Commandments are delivered to Moses.
The original Hebrew manuscripts make up the 39 books of the Old Testament.
The Greek Septuagint is completed containing the 39 Old Testament books and 14 Apocryphal books.
The completion of all the original Greek manuscripts comprising the 27 books of the New Testament.
Athenasius, the Bishop of Alexandria, identifies the 27 books of the New Testament, which are now recognized as the canon of Scripture.
The manuscript of the Latin Vulgate is published, containing 80 Books; 39 Old Testament, 14 Apocrypha, and 27 New Testament.
John Wycliffe produces a hand-written manuscript of the complete Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate.
Gutenberg invents the printing press; the first book printed is Gutenberg's Bible in Latin.
Martin Luther translates and publishes a German New Testament.
William Tyndale translates the New Testament from the original Greek; the first New Testament printed in the English language.
Myles Coverdale translates the first complete Bible printed in the English language; including all 80 Books: of the Old Testament, New Testament and Apocrypha.
Tyndale-Matthews Bible; The Second Complete Bible printed in English. Done by John "Thomas Matthew" Rogers (80 Books).
The "Great Bible" is printed, which is the first English language Bible authorized for public use (80 Books).
The Geneva Bible is printed, which is the first English language Bible to add numbered verses to each chapter (80 Books).
The Bishops Bible is printed; the Bible used as the basis of the original King James Bible (80 Books).
The Rheims/Douay Bible is published.
The Douay Old Testament is added to the Rheims New Testament (of 1582) making it the first complete English Catholic Bible translated from the Latin Vulgate (80 Books).
The King James Bible is printed, originally with all 80 Books. (The Apocrypha was officially removed in 1885, leaving only 66 books).
King James Bible is first revised. The KJV has seen four revisions since that time.
Robert Aitken's Bible is the first English language Bible (KJV) printed in America.
Isaac Collins produces the first family Bible and Isaiah Thomas produces the first illustrated Bible to be printed in America; both were King James Versions, with all 80 books.
Jane Aitken (daughter of Robert Aitken) produces the first Bible to be printed by a woman.
After producing his famous dictionary, Noah Webster printed his own revision of the King James Bible.
The Illuminated Bible is published; the most lavishly illustrated King James Bible printed in America.
The "English Revised Version" Bible; the first major English revision of the KJV.
The "American Standard Version"; the first major American revision of the KJV.
The Scofield Bible is released as a King James Version with extensive study notes.
The "New American Standard Bible" (NASB) is published as a "Modern and Accurate Word for Word English Translation" of the Bible.
The "New King James Version" (NKJV) is published as a "Modern English Version Maintaining the Original Style of the King James."