The King James Version was the first English translation authorized by the Church of England.
Who authorized the King James Version of 1611?
What was the title of the first printed edition of the King James Bible?
John Wycliffe, who was one of the earliest translators of the Bible into English was martyred because of his beliefs, practices and teachings.
William Tyndale, who was one of the earliest translators of the Bible into English was martyred for his beliefs, practices and teachings.
William Tyndale’s English-language translation of the Bible could not be used by King James' translators since it was:
King James VI of Scotland was the great-grandson of King James I.
The Puritans’ objections to earlier English translations were based on heresies found in the "Great Bible" and the "Bishops’ Bible."
King James did not attempt to influence the translators or ask them to reflect his personal theological views.
Today’s Authorized King James Version is out of copyright and can be printed by anyone without permission.
King James appealed to the public to help pay for the cost of the translation.