Strange words


Bible background

The Authorised version of the Bible is still in common use, but there are some words in it hard to understand for the modern reader; this could be because they have either fallen into disuse, or have changed their meaning completely since the translation was made. This section contains a selection of such words in order to help the reader in their understanding.

This list is by no means exhaustive and will be extended  from time to time. The latest additions are marked with an *