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  • Eighty. The extra books were removed during the British Civil War of the 1640's.
    • Thinker
      You are half right. The 14 books were removed in 1684, because the Vatican disagreed with their personal views contained in them. This was taken from a you tube study on Lilith, the first wife of Adam. Thank you for your answer.
    • bostjan64
      You're talking about the Geneva Bible, not the KJV. The KJV, being translated into English, was translated under the authority of the King of England (thus the name) by the clergy of the Anglican Church (thus being English), and neither of those were at all beholden to the Vatican nor to the Catholic Church. If you want more information about the KJV, check out this history: http://www.bible-researcher.com/kjv1.html and note that in 1664, British Parliament explicitly forbade reading of the Apocrypha, which, by then, had been removed from recent versions of the KJV, even though many commoners owned older Bibles that still contained the books. Incidentally, the price of the newer editions was made artificially low by the King, so that the common people could replace their older Bibles with the newer editions that excluded the Apocrypha.
    • Thinker
      Thank you Bostjan64 for the information and the link. I like to learn all I can.

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