The New Testament of the King James Bible
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The New Testament of the King James Bible is the second part of the Christian biblical canon, the first part being the Old Testament. The King James Version (KJV), also known as the Authorized Version (AV), is an English translation of the Bible that was commissioned for the Church of England and completed in 1611. The New Testament includes 27 books and letters written by early Christian leaders. These include the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), which narrate the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ; the Acts of the Apostles, which describes the early Christian community; the letters of Paul and other apostles; and the Book of Revelation, a prophetic book that describes the end of the world. The King James Version of the Bible is noted for its majesty of style, and has been described as one of the most important books in English culture and a driving force in the shaping of the English-speaking world. It was the third translation into English to be approved by the English Church authorities, and it was intended to be used for readings in church services. Despite the development of later, more modern English translations of the Bible, the King...