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King James Bible



The Holy Bible: Conteyning the Old Testament, and the New, Newly Translated Out of the Originall Tongues & with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Reuised, by His Maiesties Speciall Co[m]mandement:
Appointed to Be read in Churches, 2nd ed.
Imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, 1611.
[38], 34 p., [714] leaves : ill., map ; 42 cm. (fol.)
The Authorized, or King James Bible.
Graduate Theological Union Library Collection. Received from the Starr King School for the Ministry.

Beginning of New Testament, King James Bible

Gospel According to St. Matthew, King James Bible

Title page, King James Bible

Title page, King James Bible. Taken from a 1964 facsimile. Artwork by Cornelius Boel, who was born in Antwerp around 1580.

Beginning of New Testament, King James Bible

Geneology of Adam and Eve, King James Bible. A number of geneologies were included from the Old Testament

Beginning of New Testament, King James Bible

Lectionary with calandar, King James Bible.

Beginning of New Testament, King James Bible

Gospel according to St. Luke, King James Bible. While five of the initials were from mythology (see St. Matthew above, which features Neptune and sea horses), others were more fitting.

The New Testament of Our Lord and Sauiour Iesus Christ: Newly Translated Out of the Originall Greeke: And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Reuised, by His Maiesties Speciall Commandement London:
Imprinted ... by Robert Barker, 1612.
ca. 336 p. ; 22 cm. (8vo)
In addition to the rather imposing editions of the complete Bible made in 1611 and after, relatively inexpensive editions of the New Testament were produced which put the authorized text into the hands of many ordinary English subjects. Note the fine engravings of the title page.
Graduate Theological Union Library Collection

Small King James Bible, 1612

Portable size edition of the King James Bible, 1612.

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