A book that has been read but is in good condition. The 1611 text is followed page-for-page and line-for-line, and all misprints are reproduced rather than corrected. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. You can download it by clicking on the logo. Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as FlashCards by Powell Publications. The first part of the Bible, such as the preface, has legible letters that are of a good size.
Great price for this Awesome Word of God Was this comment helpful? Whatever our faith, whatever we believe, we have to recognise that the rhetorical power of this book, and in particular its power to fuse history with poetry, connects at the most fundamental level with our own history and poetry. I think those days are gone. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. All orders ship via FedEx SmartPost. The volume concludes with an essay by Renaissance Studies expert, Gordon Campbell, on the first edition of the King James Bible. Condition Good: Comment: Book is used and in good condition with some wear from use. I'm a firm believer in the accuracy of the King James 1611 Holy Bible and this one is a great copy.
Its literary beauty inspired writers and artists, who incorporated the language into their work, from the most beloved classics to the world of pop culture. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. See to download in high resolution or as an editable, layered Photoshop file. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Some people find the syntax and archaic language of the King James Bible hard to understand. His most recent release, The Book of Signs, offers readers a compilation of valuable insights on biblical prophecy.
This is the most authoritative edition of the King James Bible available. Example: Initials entered: B-R-S or B. Color depends on the color of other parts on the cover or the color of the page edges--usually gold or silver. Print is readable, no fading and the leather is great as well. They give something of the flavour of the original: 1611 spelling, ornamental capitals beginning each chapter, a detailed map of Palestine engraved by John Speed whose maps of English counties were selling so well at the time , a calendar of Church of England holy days and lessons for church services, and, strangest of all, 34 meticulously referenced genealogical tables of biblical characters culminating in Jesus Christ and Paul of Tarsus, to convince the good folk of Jacobean England that the Twelve Tribes of Israel and the notables of the Old Testament were gentry families rather like those who ruled the shires of England in 1611. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned.
Due to the heavy weight of this book extra shipping charges may apply. If you need your item s soon, please choose a shipping method that meets your requirements. Since its original publishing in 1611, hundreds of changes in vocabulary, grammar, spelling and punctuation have been made, which have served as an improvement in its readability. This is the most authoritative edition of the King James Bible available. He appointed 54 scholars to work on the translation, and 47 worked in six groups at three locations for seven years.
The text of the 1611 edition differs from modern editions of the King James Version in thousands of details, and this edition is the most authentic version of the original text that has ever been published. The text of the 1611 edition differs from modern editions of the King James Version in thousands of details, and. Hopefully, in the future, this model could be made in either giant or large print. For 400 years, the King James Bible has impacted millions of people, influenced culture, and transcended numerous generations. This beautiful Anniversary Edition is an elegant keepsake as well as a marvelous gift for anyone interested in the Bible. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.
But in fact it really was a result, a culmination of Jewish, Catholic, even Greek Orthodox scholarship that led to this publication. Oxford is proud to publish a limited edition of the 1611 text of the King James Bible, with real leather binding, gilt edging, ribbon marker, gift presentation plate, and protective cloth slipcase. You may add a dash - or a period between letters, and we will substitute these with a diamond-shaped divider. The volume also reprints the large body of preliminary matter, which includes genealogies, maps, and lists of readings, as well as the translator's preface to the reader. The 1611 Bible was appointed or authorized to be read in churches, which is why it is called the Authorized Version. What color will it be? People praying: Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
But just a year later, it was Henry who authorized the first legal English translation. Because of the high cost and value, it was said to be secured to church pulpits with chains. Is your 1611 King James Bible the 'real' 1611 version? With more than 6 billion copies published, the Bible is the most popular book in the world, and the King James Bible is the most published Bible translation. In 1401, the English parliament made it a crime punishable by death. The printing continued for the next year until most churches had a copy. The sometimes arcane words can be difficult to understand, and many trip over all the thees and thous.