Did William Shakespeare help translate the King James version of the Bible?
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Is it possible that William Shakespeare was one of the translators for the King James Bible? No one knows for sure if this is true, but Psalm 46 provides a tantalizing clue. The forty-sixth word from the beginning of Psalm 46 is “shake”. The forty-sixth word from the end of Psalm 46 is “speare”. Shakespeare turned 46 in 1610. The King James Bible was written between 1604 and 1611. Either Shakespeare was a translator, or he had an admirer who was.