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In the United States, the Revised Version was adapted and revised as the "Revised Version, Standard American Edition" (better known as the [[American Standard Version]]) in 1901. The American Standard Version is largely identical to the Revised Version of 1885. One noticeable difference is the much more frequent use of the form "[[Jehovah]]" in the Old Testament of the American Standard Version, rather than "the {{Sc|L|ORD}}" that is used more so in the Revised Version of 1885, to represent the Divine Name, the [[Tetragrammaton]].
 
The Revised Version (both the 1885 and the American Revision of 1901) are some of the Bible versions that are authorized to be used in services of the [[Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America|Episcopal Church]] and also of the [[Anglican Church]].<ref>[http://www.churchpublishing.org/general_convention/pdf_const_2003/Title_II_Worship.pdf The Canons of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church: Canon 2: Of Translations of the Bible]</ref><ref>[https://www.churchofengland.org/prayer-worship/worship/texts/the-calendar/lect/scriptver.aspx Versions of Scripture] The Church of England - A Note by the House of Bishops - While the Church of England authorises the Lectionary - what passages are to be read on which occasion - it does not authorize particular translations of the Bible. Nevertheless, among the criteria by which versions of Scripture are judged suitable for reading in church during the course of public worship are the following: 3 Versions of Scripture which are translations and appear to satisfy at least four of the criteria set out in paragraph 1 above include: The Authorized Version or King James Bible (AV), published in 1611, of which a Revised Version was published in 1881-5. The Revised Standard Version (RSV), originally published in the USA in 1952 and based on the 1901 American Standard Version of the 1881 revision of the AV The New International Version (NIV), copyrighted 1973-1984 by the International Bible Society. The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB), published in 1985 - a revision of the Jerusalem Bible (JB), originally published in 1966, which was based on the Bible de Jérusalem (1956). The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), an inclusivized revision of the RSV, published in an anglicized version in 1989. The Revised English Bible (REB), published in 1989 - a revision of the New English Bible (NEB), which was originally published between 1961 and 1970. The English Standard Version (ESV), published in 2002 and based on the RSV, with priority given, in the area of gender language, to rendering literally what is in the original. Retrieved 5 June 2015.</ref>
 
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