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This review is from: Holy Bible: King James Version, 1611 Edition (Hardcover)The value and contribution of the King James Bible to English is well known so I will not repeat it here. The value of this volume is two-fold:
* The text is made readily available and shows how different our modern (1769) KJV is from the original in many respects. The spelling is inconsistent and the grammar strange.
* Unlike modern (1769) versions of the KJV, the 1611 included the apocrypha and this is included here as well
The original 1611 KJV was printed in blackletter font - almost unreadable to modern eyes. This version reprints the same text (including spelling errors) in a line-for-line reprint. That is, every page of the original corresponds the same page in this volume and the content of every line on each page is the same. This is a useful feature if you own a facsimile of the 1611 (as I do).
I have found this a very useful volume for dispelling some of the myths surrounding the King James Only debate - there is nothing like the facts to quell silliness.