Au"thor*ized (?), a.
Possessed of or endowed with authority; as, an authorized agent.
Sanctioned by authority.
The Authorized Version of the Bible is the English translation of the Bible published in 1611 under sanction of King James I. It was "appointed to be read in churches," and has been the accepted English Bible. The Revised Version was published in a complete form in 1855.
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