King James Bible
The State Library of New South Wales has a copy of the first edition.
Originally known as
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 commandement. Appointed to be read in churches.
London, 1611 2 vols.
In 1651, English philosopher Thomas Hobbs referred to the version as “the English Translation made in the beginning of the Reign of King James”. By around 1814, it had begun to be popularly known as the “King James’ Version” or the “King James’s Version”, and by 1855, it was known without the possessive apostrophe, as “King James Version”.