American Standard Version
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a revision of the King James Version of the Bible, published in 1901: issued by members of the American committee who had helped produce the Revised Version (1881, 1885) in England
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noun Abbr. ASVThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A revised version of the King James Bible published in the United States in 1901, incorporating renderings preferred by American scholars who had worked on the Revised Version.